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Exclusive Q&A: Why No Way Jose has something to prove to the NXT Universe

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, but in the case of No Way Jose, absence has made the heart grow hungrier for competition. After making his return to NXT television last week, Jose spoke with about his goals and his plans to take his game to the next level.

WWE.COM: How does it feel to be back on NXT?

NO WAY JOSE: It’s like I never left. The NXT Universe always welcomes me with open arms. As soon as I walk down the entrance ramp — well, I guess dance, not walk — that energy, that rhythm, the emotion that hundreds or thousands of people give someone, makes you experience an unexplainable emotion and fills you with so much joy.

WWE.COM: What led to you stepping away?

JOSE: I’ve been away for a little bit. I had to go handle some things, face a little adversity and grow from it. Now I’m back, and the most important thing is what I do from here. Like many people, I began to focus on the past because I wasn’t 100 percent satisfied with the present. The more I progressed, the more I seemed to take a step back, and I knew this was a pattern that couldn’t continue. Somewhere in there, I lost a part of me, and I knew I had to get it back.

WWE.COM: Now that you are back, how has your mindset changed since you’ve been away from the ring?

JOSE: Well, before my last match with Cezar [Bononi], there was a man named Lars [Sullivan], a huge, powerful, anomaly of a man. And what he did was show me that I needed to tone back on what brought me to the dance, which is the dance. I need to tone back on the hip swivels, and I need to turn up the intensity in the ring.


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“It’s not bragging if you back it up.”

It’s a phrase we have undoubtedly heard throughout our lives. The moment when one’s expected success becomes a reality, thus allowing them to inform the world that they are every bit as good as they predicted. When it comes to a present-day example, one must look no further than two-thirds of The Undisputed ERA, NXT Tag Team Champions Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish.

“Our message is that there is nothing anyone can do to swim against this current,” O’Reilly told “As far as I’m concerned, every other tag team of NXT is treading in deep water and getting tired, and we are the sharks that have begun to circle.”

The braggadocios words have been a common mantra of the tag team who, along with fellow NXT Superstar Adam Cole, formed a powerful faction this past summer at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III. It was something of a prophetic moment, as it would take only five months for the ERA to earn their first taste of championship gold in the form of the NXT Tag Team Titles.

“When you produce at the level of Kyle and I, winning is to be expected,” Fish said. “After we won the NXT Tag Team Championship, we toasted ourselves on a job well done. After that, we went back to work. We are most at home in the fight or in the process, so it was back to the gym, back to training and back to studying. Sorry to disappoint, but skipping around like a couple of goofs who finally reached the mountaintop was not in the cards.”

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Anyone who has followed the pre-NXT careers of O’Reilly & Fish, a thriving team for more than five years, would be hard-pressed to be surprised about their early success. Fish says it’s today’s success that reaffirms their unyielding confidence.

“We’ve been the standard in tag team wrestling since November 2012,” Fish said. “Our preparation is about precision, timing, sharpening our in-ring ability to its finest edge possible, its science. From there, we game-plan; each team is a new puzzle for sorting, calculating each move, complete with bad intent. Matches are won before the bell rings. First, we let you know the when, where, why and how — the verbal. Then comes the mental, the inevitability of what’s about to happen to you. And finally, the physical, when we put you out of your misery.”


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