Santos Escobar has been hanging his banner at NXT for fairly some time now. For the reason that former NXT Cruiserweight Champion not too long ago revealed that he hasn’t even met Vince McMahon but, hypothesis about his place within the WWE is warranted. Escobar is lengthy due a pivoting to the primary roster, however it’s simply not that’s been in talks.
Escobar didn’t garner a lot consideration within the latest NXT present as nicely. His loss to Isaiah “Swerve” Scott solely positioned him decrease than he beforehand was. The loss got here after he had misplaced his NXT North American Championship to Carmelo Hayes.
Dave Meltzer and Bryan Alvarez mentioned on the Wrestling Observer Radio the under-utilized expertise of Escobar. Whereas Alvarez posed the query about Escobar not shifting additional up, Meltzer added that their intension on the time of signing him up was honest. They mentioned many components relating to Escobar, comparable to his peak, age and his abilities within the ring.
Alvarez: I’m watching this match and I’m pondering [that] all they need is a few Hispanic celebrity that may communicate English, and Santos Escobar is a good employee, he’s wanting man and he can communicate English and he’s caught right here.
Meltzer: Yea, that’s what they signed him for after which they clearly…
Alvarez: I suppose he’s not 7 toes tall however he’s not 5’2.
Meltzer: He’s not massive and he’s not younger.
Escobar has already put out feelers for the primary roster alongside Legado Del Fantasma. He stated that he could be eager about beginning a feud with The Bloodline as one thing to start with. Whether or not WWE follows Escobar up on his concept solely is dependent upon them.
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