Previously on the Best and Worst of NXT: EC3 returned, Vanessa Borne reminded us that there’s true beauty in the world, and Keith Lee got into a hoss fight (and lost!) against Lars Sullivan. I guess that’s what makes you the “hottest free agent in WWE” when you’re already technically employed by WWE.
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And now, the Best and Worst of WWE NXT for December 5, 2018.
Best: So It’s Not Just A Clever Name
Opening this week’s show with his Grand Theft Auto San Andreas loading screen entrance theme is the King of Brothers, Lord Matthew Fredrick Riddle, taking on the debuting Punishment Martinez. Yes, “Punishment” is supposed to be his actual first name. You may recognize Big Pun from his run as the ROH World Television Champion, his appearances in New Japan Pro Wrestling, or from that part in All In where Dalton Castle said he had a jerkier brother named “Encouragement.” Dalton Castle already took all the best jokes.