Solo Sikoa is one of WWE’s fastest-rising stars. Since arriving on SmackDown in September, Sikoa has been positioned as a force to be reckoned with, being part of top heel faction The Bloodline.
He was promoted to the main roster after a successful run in NXT, which saw him become NXT North American Champion. Solo Sikoa was called up in the middle of his reign as North American Champion, forcing him to relinquish the title, but he has now spoken about what was planned for him if he stayed in NXT.
NXT Plans For Solo Sikoa
Appearing on Superstar Crossover with Josh Martinez, Solo Sikoa spoke about his plans as part of the NXT brand.
“Yeah, man. I feel like before I got called up there were a lot of plans to go after that, you know? To go after Carmelo Hayes and maybe Bron Breakker? You know, generation versus generation? But I just feel like it worked out just fine, man.
Just to let everybody know that I’ve never lost the North American Title. I had to give it up. So it’s two different things, you know, I never got beat for it. But yeah, man. I just felt like the plans worked out just fine, because I’m up here and I’m going after another title hopefully soon.”
The prospect of Solo Sikoa going after another title is an exciting one. On the SmackDown brand, he only has a few choices. The most likely is the Intercontinental Championship presently held by Gunther, as the other SmackDown championships are held by members of The Bloodline.
Solo Sikoa has already been part of several big matches on the main roster that could prepare him for a title shot. He was recently part of The Bloodline victory over Drew McIntyre, Kevin Owens & the Brawling Brutes in the Survivor Series War Games match. Even more recently, he was part of Jamie Noble’s final match, which took place at a WWE house show in Charleston, West Virginia.