NXT Star Gets New Gimmick, Participant In 8-Man Tag Not Cleared To Compete

The NXT Takeover Card is changing at the last minute.

Earlier today, No Way Jose was attacked at Axxess by Eric Young and the members of SAnitY..

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And now during the Takeover kick off show, the WWE has announced that Jose will be unable to compete in the Eight Person Tag match later this evening.

No word on whether he'll be replaced on the team of Tye Dillinger, Roderick Strong and Ruby Riot as they take on the members of SAnitY, or if it will now become a handicap match.


No Way Jose was replaced by Kassius Ohno.

Also, for a match with Oney Lorcan during the taping before Takeover, a mysterious stranger appeared.

For the record, El Vagabundo is Spanish for The Vagabond, which is a synonym for The Drifter.

Elias Samson has apparently been working with the mask during NXT house shows on the Florida circuit since the last taping, when he lost a Loser-Leaves-NXT match against Kassius Ohno.

That match aired during the most recent episode.

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