It appears that Xavier Woods will be a contestant on the upcoming Season 3 of “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” on ABC.
While neither ABC nor WWE has confirmed Woods’ involvement, an advertisement for the new season of the game show aired during the 9/19 episode of “NXT 2.0” on USA Network. Woods was in the promo video Briefly seen as one of the competitors,
As of this writing, ABC has only announced the contestants for the first two episodes of the new season. While Amanda Seales, Snoop Dogg and Mark Duplass will participate in the September 25 season opener, Tiki Barber, Lauren Ashe and Jim Jefferies will appear in the second episode on September 29. The game show is hosted by Pat Sajak and Vanna White.
Woods has appeared in several non-WWE projects over the years, including his appearance as a host on the revamped G4 television network.
On last week’s episode of “SmackDown,” Woods and Kofi Kingston lost a fatal four-way match to The Usos’ No. 1 contender for the undisputed WWE Tag Team Title as The Brawling Brutes defeated The New Day, Hit Row and Imperium. Defeated. Ridge Holland ended the match by pinning Kingston, setting up a title match between the Brawling Brutes and The Usos at this week’s Blue Brand Show.
With the Crown Jewel Premium live event fast approaching, it remains to be seen whether WWE will hold another round of the King of the Ring and Queen’s Crown tournaments on November 5. During last year’s Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia, Woods and Zelina Vega won two tournament finals against Finn Balor and Dudrop, respectively.