Santos Escobar sends a bold message after forming a brand new faction with two WWE Superstars

On this week’s episode of WWE SmackDown, Santos Escobar fashioned his latest faction with Angel Garza and Humberto Carrillo.

Santos was beforehand a a part of the Latino World Order however proceeded to betray Rey Mysterio after Carlito made his return to WWE. Escobar’s betrayal of Mysterio led to him exiting the LWO.

Taking to Instagram, Escobar posted a photograph of him embracing Garza and Humberto after the duo assisted the 39-year-old in beating Bobby Lashley. With the win, the 39-year-old star proceeded to the finals of the United States Championship Tournament, the place he’ll face Kevin Owens.

In the caption, the SmackDown star additionally seemingly teased his faction’s title.

“L. W. O. Legado. World. Order. 👊☠️❤️‍🔥POR. LA. RAZA,” wrote Escobar.

Check out Escobar’s Instagram submit:

Santos Escobar claimed that he went off-script whereas unmasking Dragon Lee

Santos Escobar was just lately in motion in opposition to Dragon Lee, not as soon as however twice. At the Survivor Series Premium Live Event, Escobar defeated Lee earlier than continuing to unmask him.

Speaking in an interview on the Wrestling with Freddie podcast, Escobar claimed that he went off-script when he proceeded to unmask Lee. He mentioned:

“At Survivor Series, I tore Dragon Lee’s masks. That was 100% non-scripted. That was simply the heel in me. I feel it’s necessary that our viewers will get that really feel as a result of now we now have Dragon Lee. Now we now have Axiom. Now we now have Rey. Now we now have increasingly more individuals diving into the Lucha tradition, however actually, actually doing it, just like the masks and the custom, the respect that’s behind the masks, so it’s necessary that our viewers is aware of for a proven fact that when somebody goes in opposition to the masks, it means one thing. It ups the stakes. We have been in Chicago of all locations. Chicago is Mexico, so once I tore that masks, I might really feel the white warmth,” mentioned Escobar.

Escobar will face Kevin Owens within the closing of the United States Championship match.

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