No Way Jose knows his character has a shelf life.
No way Jose was let go by WWE during the early days of the global pandemic in 2020. At Slammiversary 2021, he made his debut for IMPACT Wrestling. Wrestling as simply “No Way,” the former WWE Superstar is reprising a version of his character for his time in IMPACT.
Speaking on the Wrestling Perspective Podcast, he explains that he is eager to change up the character because this current iteration of his persona has a shelf life and he has been working hard in the gym to make a change for himself.
"No, 100% I wanted to change and I still want to change. When I got the call to come to IMPACT, they were like, ‘the No Way hair.’ You know, I was braiding my hair and all that shit and I was like, ‘Ah, damn.’ I thought that was a new look. I mean, there's still time to do it because I just got there. But 100%. I'm six foot three, I'm 270 pounds, and I'm fucking ready to go and I was working hard in the gym in order for that opportunity to come in. With everything shut down, when that call came in I was like, ‘hell yeah.’ There still might be a chance. I’m 100% open to it because, like you said, it's a comedy character. It is what it is and it'll have a run. You know, it has a shelf life. I can maybe do it for -- God, I don't even know. I can’t put a timeline on it but when the opportunity is there to make that change, I'm ready to go."
Elsewhere on the podcast, No Way Jose speaks about coming up with the idea for the WWE 24/7 Championship well before the idea was ever used on TV. Learn more here.
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