Posted on 3/08/123 by Colin Vassallo
Johnny Gargano returned to NXT last night on USA Network and
got himself booked in a match at the upcoming Stand & Deliver
premium live event next month.
Gargano was brought over by Shawn Michaels, who during the
show participated in an in-ring segment with Grayson Waller.
Waller kept badmouthing HBK and NXT and eventually challenged
Michaels to a match in Los Angeles.
But the NXT boss had another idea in mind: he wasn’t stepping
back in the ring, but introduced Johnny Gargano as Waller’s
opponent for Stand & Deliver.
Gargano’s last match in an NXT ring was at WarGames in
December 2021 where he teamed up with Team Black and Gold to
take on Team 2.0 which also included Waller. His last
appearance came a few days later where he cut a passionate
in-ring promo before saying goodbye.
In other Stand & Deliver news, Bron Breakker will defend his
NXT title against Carmelo Hayes in the main event of the