No Way Jose Recalls 24/7 Title Being Introduced 6 Months After He Pitched The Idea And Was Rejected

No Way Jose may be responsible for the 24/7 Championship.

Speaking on the Wrestling Perspective Podcast, the former WWE Superstar shared how he pitched the title idea to his writer six months before its introduction, but was told that the company was not interested in that idea. He said the following:

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"Okay, I want to say that -- and I don't know how many people have claimed this, but in December of 20?? -- God, when did that title come out? I might have the year wrong, but in December of 2018, I wrote to my writer, and I, word for word said, ‘What if we do a 24/7 Championship?’ I’ll pull it up right now. What if we do a 24/7 title that gives everybody something to do. Because I wasn't doing shit and I was like, ‘they're not going to put me in this title run, that title run, or that title run.’ They didn't want to do hardcore, so I was like, ‘why don't we do a 24/7?’ He straight up said, ‘no, that's not an idea that we want at this time.’ I was like, ‘alright, whatever,’ and I just kept rolling with other ideas. I was watching Spartacus at that time, I started coming up with stuff from there. I was just watching so many different things. But I legitimately remember that. Six months later, here comes the title and I'm like, ‘oh!’ No bonus, no nothing. Like I said, I don't even know if it was my idea. But I know six months before that, I mentioned that and then there it was. So it was what it was."

The 24/7 Championship was revealed in May 2019 by Mick Foley on Monday Night Raw. The belt is currently held by Reggie.

No Way Jose was released by WWE in April 2020. He has since reemerged on IMPACT Wrestling, debuting at Slammiversary 2021 as the surprise partner of Fallah Bahh.

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