Two female WWE NXT stars backstage at June 25th 2021 edition of Smackdown

It is being reported by Fightful Select that NXT stars Scarlett and Shotzi Blackheart were backstage at the June 25th 2021 edition of WWE Smackdown. According to, Scarlett and Blackheart had a dark match against each other while Karrion Kross had a dark match against Slapjack.

In regards to Kross and Reed, Dave Meltzer of wrote that WWE “wanted everyone to see what they bring to the table from a live perspective and start coming up with ideas to debut them.” WWE was reportedly “looking at Kross and Scarlett not as a couple” but it’s possible that both will be called up in time for the 2021 Draft.

As previously noted, Kross appeared without Scarlett on this week’s Main Event segment and fans criticized his entrance.

Blackheart is currently in a tag team with Ember Moon and the two will be in a #1 contender’s match for the tag team titles on next week’s WWE NXT episode.