During yesterday’s WWE house show from Madison Square Garden, Andrade captured the United States Title from Rey Mysterio. WEW made the announcement official on their website with the following statement:
The former NXT Champion now begins his first reign as a United States Champion by defeating one of WWE’s most decorated Superstars. Andrade earned the title opportunity after claiming a brutal Gauntlet Match win besting Humberto Carrillo.
Catch the newly crowned U.S. Champion on Monday Night Raw at 8/7 C on the USA Network.
The likes of Andrade, Zelina Vega, and Charlotte Flair then took to Twitter to comment on the win:
— “EL IDOLO” ANDRADE (@AndradeCienWWE) December 27, 2019
— Zelina Vega (@Zelina_VegaWWE) December 27, 2019
— WWE (@WWE) December 27, 2019