There were reasons. Almost any wrestling promotion is going to have multiple voices coming together to put a show together. At some point some of those voices are going to clash in one way or another though and it can create some issues behind the scenes. That is the case again in NXT, and now we know a bit more about what caused the ordeal in the first place.
Earlier this week, it was announced that QT Marshall was departing AEW by the end of the year. According to WrestlePurists, there has been something of a divide backstage over how AEW should be presented. Marshall was said to be on the side of being more entertainment based as opposed to focusing more on wrestling.
This included Marshall being presented with the QTV stable on Collision, which CM Punk allegedly did not care for, saying he did not see it as a productive part of Powerhouse Hobbs’ development. AEW President Tony Khan attempted to take the blame for QTV being removed but Marshall did not believe him, leading to a fracture between the two.
QTV was something. Check out what they have done: