One of the NXT wrestlers quietly released in the recent layoffs made a brief cameo appearance in the crowd this week on AEW Dynamite.
Cezar Bononi, who began training at the Performance Center in 2015, was seen in the crowd standing behind Ricky Starks during a segment involving Penelope Ford, Kip Sabian and Hikaru Shida.
Bononi was released in April alongside other wrestlers from NXT such as Taynari Conti, Tino Sabbatelli, Dorian Mak, MJ Jenkins, Deonna Purrazzo and more.
While it’s not confirmed this is the case, many times wrestlers in the crowd on AEW as of late have also been used in matches on AEW Dark.
Cezar can briefly be seen in the video below.
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