WWE’s annual Royal Rumble occasion sometimes lays the groundwork for a few of the 12 months’s greatest WrestleMania matches. Rising stars expertise breakout moments, legends of the previous shock followers with one-off returns, and feuds kick into hyperdrive on the highway to WrestleMania. Ultimately although, just one winner emerges to safe a spot in the principle occasion at WrestleMania. Everybody has their decide for who that could be, and Zelina Vega isn’t any totally different, lately showing on “WWE Die Woche” to call who she believes is the “apparent” winner for this year’s men’s Royal Rumble match.
“I imply, it is smart for it to be Santos [Escobar], would not it? That screams apparent to me,” Vega stated. “It is cool seeing folks like Rey Mysterio say that he’ll be a part of that as a result of he is any individual that I’ve admired since childhood, so it is loopy to even be witnessing that. However I’ve acquired to provide it to Santos as a result of if anyone can do it,” she continued, “and we have not actually gotten the prospect to see what he can do.” Vega famous that there are individuals who have already seen Escobar’s capabilities on show in “NXT,” however they have not but gotten the prospect to see what he can do on “Uncooked” or “SmackDown.” Nonetheless, Vega believes Escobar’s abilities can be on full show within the Royal Rumble.
Escobar made his “NXT” debut in 2020 and shortly after captured the “NXT” Cruiserweight Championship. He shaped and led Legado del Fantasma with Joaquin Wilde, Cruz Del Toro, and Elektra Lopez till the group was called up to “SmackDown” in October 2022 – sans Lopez. As an alternative, Vega was paired with the faction to function their supervisor and mouthpiece. Escobar lately took half within the WWE World Cup match earlier than dropping within the finals to Ricochet.