WWE to Call-Up Lacey Evans, EC3, Heavy Machinery and More

On the Monday Night RAW after the TLC pay-per-view, WWE announced that six NXT superstars will be coming to the promotion soon.

Lars Sullivan, EC3, Nikki Cross, Lacey Evans, and Heavy Machinery (the team of Otis Dozovic and Tucker Knight) will be coming to either Monday Night RAW or SmackDown Live very soon. Here's the hype package for each of the NXT superstars coming to the WWE below.

.@LarsSWWE isn't the only Superstar coming to @WWE! #RAW pic.twitter.com/A0KsEeowwQ

— WWE (@WWE) December 18, 2018
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Six of the NXT call ups coming soon to the WWE WWE


Lars Sullivan has been teased on WWE programming for weeks now, so his call up from NXT isn't surprising. The question of which brand he will go to has been raised, but with Braun Strowman occupying that "monster" role on RAW, Sullivan will likely benefit from going to SmackDown Live.

He was last seen on NXT, defeating Keith Lee in a singles match.


The monarch of Sanity, Nikki Cross was mysteriously absent from the group when they got called up to SmackDown Live. However, the NXT women's division needed a veteran like Cross to anchor them as the newbies got more reps in.

During the European tour, Nikki Cross actually faced Becky Lynch in a highly contested bout. Unfortunately for Cross, she would fall to "The Man."

With Sanity on SmackDown Live, expect her to make the jump to the Blue Brand full time.


Another member of the NXT women's division is going to her main roster call up soon. Evans has become one of the biggest heels in her division.

Currently, Evans is part of a fatal fourway match to determine the number one contender for Shayna Baszler's NXT Women's Championship. She will have to face Mia Yim, Biana Belair and an unknown superstar.


The team of Otis Dozovic and Tucker Knight have been stalwarts in the NXT Tag Team Division for some time now, but never really sniffed the tag team titles until just recently. Heading into NXT Takeover: Phoenix, Heavy Machinery is involved with the current NXT Tag Champs, The Undisputed Era.

Last week on NXT, Heavy Machinery came to the aid of EC3 after The Undisputed Era jumped the superstar after his victory over Bobby Fish.


Speaking of EC3, Ethan Carter III arrived at NXT almost a year ago after a stint in the promotion from 2010-2013 before being cut. After his release, EC3 would thrive in other promotions like TNA before his return to WWE.

EC3 is currently in a feud with Bobby Fish and The Undisputed Era on NXT.

What do you think of the upcoming NXT call ups? What brands do you think they should go to? Let us know in the comments section below.

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