Karrion Kross

The return of Karrion Kross, coupled with his insertion into the rivalry between Roman Reigns and Drew McIntyre on Friday night's episode of SmackDown

Karrion Kross

The 37-year-old veteran brutally attacked McIntyre, who was about to confront Reigns. Scarlett then left an hourglass in the ring

Karrion Kross

who was released by WWE in November 2021 despite a dominant run in NXT that saw him hold the NXT Championship twice

Karrion Kross

signifying that Kross intends to take at least one championship from Reigns in the near future.

Karrion Kross

A title match between Reigns and McIntyre is already set for Clash at the Castle in Cardiff, Wales, next month

Karrion Kross

and to this point it has been billed as an undisputed WWE Universal Championship bout.

Karrion Kross

The return of Karrion Kross, coupled with his insertion into the rivalry between Roman Reigns and Drew McIntyre on Friday night's episode of SmackDown

Karrion Kross

During his time running NXT, Triple H pushed Kross to the top

Karrion Kross

so it comes as little surprise that he wanted him back and instantly placed him in a top storyline

Karrion Kross

as it would allow The Tribal Chief to keep his nearly two-year title reign intact.