Oba Femi Reflects On Debut Match, ‘My Goal Was To Show Who Oba Is’

Oba Femi reflects on his debut match.

Oba Femi burst onto the WWE scene at the end of 2022, making his television debut on NXT Level Up against Dante Chen. Chen was victorious in the match, but Femi was the one who climb the ranks in 2023, winning the men's NXT breakout tournament and then the NXT North American Championship.

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Speaking to Jim Varsallone of the Miami Herald, Femi looked back on his debut.

"My mentality walking into that one was, ‘I’m going to give it my all. This is my first impression.’ First impressions matter. I think people downplay the importance of a first impression. Typically, when people assess you, they will assess you based on the first characteristic or virtue that you present to them. Everything after kind of just follows. My goal was to show them who Oba is. I have six to ten minutes to show them who I am, and that was the goal. I think I executed it perfectly," he said.

Elsewhere during the interview, Oba commented on working for Triple H. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

Femi is set to defend his NXT North American Title against Josh Briggs and Dijak in a triple threat match at NXT Stand & Deliver.

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