(born May 30, 1988) is a Dominicanprofessional wrestler. He is currently signed toWWE, performing on theRawbrand under thering name
Valenzuela made his debut inCWF Mid-AtlanticasManny Garciaon May 17, 2013. Manny lost his debut match againstRic Converse. On May 3, 2014, he defeated Mark James to win theCWF Mid-Atlantic Television Championship. On December 6, 2014, Manny lost the title to Chris Lea. On December 27, 2014, Manny re-captured the TV Championship. On March 21, 2015, Manny lost his title in a Fatal 4 Way where Chet Sterling came out as victorious.In addition to CWF Mid-Atlantic, Garcia also appeared for promotions including Fire Star Pro Wrestling andOMEGA Championship Wrestling.
In April 2015, it was reported that Valenzuela signed a contract with WWE.On April 10, 2015, Valenzuela was announced as one of 11 new signings to begin training at theWWE Performance Center.Wrestling under his real name, Valenzuela made his first appearance onNXTas anenhancement talent, teaming withElias Samsonin a tag team match, losing toAmerican Alpha.Valenzuela then began to make frequent appearances atfor the rest of 2015 and the early part of 2016.
In April 2016, vignettes began to air hyping the debut of Valenzuela, now repackaged asNo Way Jose. He made his official debut on the April 20, 2016 episode ofNXT, defeatingAlexander Wolfe. On the June 22 episode ofNXT, Jose interruptedAustin Ariesduring his interview backstage and told him to be positive following Aries loss atNXT TakeOver: The End. Later that night, Jose defeated Josh Woods. Aries then came out and ended up dancing with Jose, but he then attacked Jose. After weeks of missingNXT, Jose attacked Aries after Aries match on the July 20 episode ofNXT. Jose rushed Aries outside into the locker room. Aries defeated Jose atNXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II.
Then, Jose entered a feud withEric Youngand theSAnitYfaction by calling them out after they interrupted a match betweenRich SwannandKona Reeves. This led to an assault on Jose. On the November 30th episode ofNXT, Jose faced Eric Young in a losing effort. On the December 7 episode ofNXT, Jose and Rich Swann faced the team of Eric Young andAlexander Wolfeagain in a losing effort.Jose continued to feud with SAnitY, forming an alliance withTye DillingerandRoderick Strongto battle the faction in early 2017. He was scheduled to team with Dillinger, Strong andRuby Riotagainst SAnitY atNXT TakeOver: Orlandobut he was attacked by Sanity before the show. He was replaced byKassius Ohnoin the match, which was eventually won by SAnitY.
On the first episode ofRawafterWrestlemania 34, Jose made his main roster debut, defeatinglocal talentJohn Skyler in asquash match. He then started a feud withBaron Corbin.
Valenzuela made his WWE video game debut as a playable character inWWE 2K18.
Fastball Punch / The Pitch / ¡Toma!
(Knockout punch, sometimes starting with apop-up)
Airplane spintransitioned into arolling firemans carry slamor a
CWF Mid-Atlantic Television Championship2 times)
FSPW South Eastern Championship (1 time)
of the top 500 singles wrestlers in thePWI 500in 2017
Progress World Championshipinvitational tournament (2018)
WWE welcomes new NXT recruits: Introducing Levis Valenzuela Jr.
No Way Jose OWW. Online World of Wrestling
Levis Valenzuela Jr. proud to represent Dominican Republic in NXT. WWE.com
PWTorch.com – SHOW RESULTS 2/28 OMEGA in Durham, N.C.: Jeff Hardy new OMEGA champion, Mick Foley, Gallows vs. Dreamer, more.
WWE News: The newest NXT class includes an independent standout and ten others.
WWE Performance Center welcomes new class of recruits.
PWTorch.com – WWE NXT RESULTS 7/29: Blake & Murphy defend NXT Tag Titles, Kevin Owens fined, Charlotte in action, Jesse Sorensen, more.
4/20 WWE NXT TV Results – Jamess Full Report on Joe vs. Crews main event, Enzo & Cass face NXT tag champs, Nia Jax, No Way Jose debuts -.
Caldwell, James.8/20 WWE NXT Takeover: Brooklyn Results Caldwells Complete Live Report.
Benigno, Anthony.No Way Jose def. John Skyler.
WWE Staff (January 16, 2018).WWE 2K18 roster: Meet the Superstars joining the list of playable characters.
411MANIA – 411s WWE NXT Report 5.4.16.
WWE NXT Results (4/20): No Way Jose debuts, Samoa Joe takes on Apollo Crews!.
Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 2017.
Dominican Republic professional wrestlers
American male professional wrestlers
Professional wrestlers from North Carolina
This page was last edited on 28 May 2018, at 18:03.