Former Impact Wrestling Champion Eli Drake has made a surprise WWE debut with a brand new ring name.
Drake appeared on the pre-show for NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day by interrupting the preview panel to announce himself as LA Knight.
Having most recently worked in the NWA, Knight is a surprise signee who will presumably go straight to the TV roster.
He previously worked in NXT as an enhancement talent in 2013/14 before making his name in Impact Wrestling. He left Impact under something of a cloud, being reportedly fired for his refusal to work an Intergender match against Tessa Blanchard.