Kalisto (the former Samuray del Sol, who notably brought his “lucha, lucha” chant over to WWE) came out after intermission to hype the rest of the events for the evening. NXT is basically having their new talent test their in-ring promo ability by having them as hype men, to those who might be confused.
Kalisto did his glowing baton routine, which actually is kinda cool, and he was about to do the traditional live event “hyping up the crowd by giving away free stuff” bit, when the lights went out and the sound you usually hear during an Emergency Broadcast Signal blared over the speakers. The lights were flickering, so you could barely tell at first, but someone had attacked Kalisto.
The lights came on to reveal Solomon Crowe, who has a very maniacal look on his face, with his finger hovering over a tablet, indicating that he basically has the entire arena hacked.
Without a word, he presses a button on his tablet, shutting off the lights and setting off the EBS alarm, and disappears.
WWE may have parted ways with Luis Ignascio Urive Alvirde, the real Sin Cara, on Monday by informing him just a few hours before RAW. We’re still waiting on confirmation of his departure.
Hunico will be working as Sin Cara going forward but may not be behind the mask permanently as there’s already talk of bringing someone up from NXT to play the character.
WWE chose not to kill off the Sin Cara character completely because his merchandise has done well and there’s a feeling that they have built up a character that pays into the colorful personality of WWE. The feeling is that the character didn’t fail but the performer who played the character failed.
I hope Hunico does permanantly replace him. Samuray Del Sol/Kalisto is most probably the NXT wrestler to replace him, but I don’t want him to just because I want them to feud.
They better not have El Genericara thinking about it…