Lio Rush made his return to WWE on the September 18th edition of NXT. He defeated Oney Lorcan in his first match to become the new #1 contender for the NXT Cruiserweight title. Since WrestleMania 35, this was his first appearance on WWE TV. The Hype Man accompanied Bobby Lashley in his Intercontinental title match against Finn Balor at the Show of Shows.

On the recent episode of NXT, he made history by winning his first-ever championship in the company. In the opening match of the show, Rush defeated Drew Gulak to win the NXT Cruiserweight Championship dramatically. Later, The Man of the Hour commented on his victory with the following tweet. He thanked all his fans who stood by him during the tough times. Also, Rush dedicated his new song to all of them.

Further, Rush posted another tweet. Check out his twitter post below.

Every now and then, Rush will defend his first ever & newly won NXT Cruiserweight title. Given that, the black-&-Gold brand does consist of some of the best high-flying wrestlers such as Kushida and Angel Garza.


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