Former NXT Cruiserweight Champion Santos Escobar has teased a future foremost roster call-up and potential WrestleMania match
Quite a few WWE superstars, equivalent to Bianca Belair, Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins, and Becky Lynch, had been a part of final evening’s WrestleMania 39 Launch Party at SoFi Stadium. Becoming a member of them had been NXT Superstars Roxanne Perez and Santos Escobar.
Corey Graves interviewed Escobar on-stage with the chief of Legado del Fantasma teasing a foremost roster call-up for your entire faction – Joaquin Wilde, Cruz Del Toro, and Elektra Lopez:
“WrestleMania is ‘The Grandest Stage of Them All, ‘The Showcase of the Immortals’. Are you aware what I symbolize? I symbolize mi familia latina. I symbolize mi familia Mexicana and I symbolize lucha libre, which implies that WrestleMania, subsequent 12 months’s WrestleMania would possibly simply get grander as a result of Santos Escobar and Legado del Fantasma would possibly simply make our WrestleMania debut and name this get together Santos Mania!”
Santos Escobar made his NXT debut in April 2020, wrestling as El Hijo del Fantasma earlier than profitable the interim Cruiserweight championship. This triggered a heel flip and subsequent identify change to Santos Escobar, becoming a member of Joaquin Wilde and the then-Raul Mendoza within the Legado del Fantasma faction.
Escobar is currently scheduled to tackle Tony D’Angelo in a Road Battle on subsequent week’s NXT Heatwave, after making his return to value D’Angelo an NXT Tag Group Championships match. If Escobar wins, he and the remainder of LDF will likely be free from Tony D’Angelo’s Household but when he loses, he’ll be gone from NXT.