Paul Heyman has claimed that returning WWE Famous person Aleister Black has “ghosted” him for the final seven months.
The most recent episode of WWE SmackDown noticed Apollo Crews defend his Intercontinental Championship towards Massive E, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn. The end to the match noticed Black hit Massive E together with his Black Mass finisher, permitting Crews to pin the New Day member.
Heyman co-hosts SmackDown post-show Speaking Smack with Kayla Braxton. Whereas accusing Crews of figuring out about Black’s return, Heyman revealed he has been unable to succeed in the previous NXT Champion since October 2020:
“This factor about ignoring Aleister’s involvement… bulls***,” Heyman mentioned. “I’ll inform you why. I’m envious, and the rationale why I’m envious is as a result of I’ve been reaching out for Aleister Black for six, seven months now. I had concepts for Aleister Black, I had plans for Aleister Black. Ghosted me, couldn’t attain him. Disappeared, poof, skinny air.”
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Apollo Crews responded to Paul Heyman
Apollo Crews regarded heading in the right direction to lose his Intercontinental Championship after Massive E hit him with the Massive Ending. Commander Azeez then pulled the previous Intercontinental Champion out of the ring to make sure his ally didn’t lose the match.
Chatting with Paul Heyman and Kayla Braxton, Crews didn’t elaborate on Commander Azeez serving to him preserve maintain of his title. He additionally dismissed recommendations that he had something to do with Black’s return:
“There’s nothing to confess,” Crews mentioned. “What are you asking me? There’s nothing. He didn’t reply your [Paul Heyman’s] calls, your texts. Perhaps his telephone is damaged. I can’t communicate for the person. All I can communicate for is myself and this [the Intercontinental Championship].”
Apollo Crews additionally claimed to Paul Heyman that he “blacked out” after Massive E hit him with the Massive Ending. When he awoke, Crews mentioned his music was taking part in and the referee raised his hand.
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