Arturo Ruas

Jan 23, 2020 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name: Adrian Jaoude
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 220 lbs.
Date of Birth: October 11, 1981
From: Beirut, Lebanon
Resides: Florida
Pro Debut: July 8, 2016
Trained By: WWE Performance Center
Finishing Move: Capoeira Kick


– Jaoude competed in the men’s 84 kg division in amateur wrestling at the 2011 Pan American Games & finished 4th.
– Jaoude was a unbeaten freestyle wrestling champion for 17 years in Brazil. He is well versed in Jiu-Jitsu & capoeira.
– Upon signing with NXT, Jaoude mainly wrestled at House Shows for the brand.
– January 5, 2017, Eh Nois (Jaoude & Cezar Bononi) would make their NXT TV debut in a losing effort to the Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford).
– July 18, 2018, Jaoude lost to Kassius Ohno on NXT.
– August 23rd, Eh Nois lost to Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch on NXT.
– October 28th, Jaoude defeated Joe Gacy at EVOLVE.
– January 3, 2019, Jaoude lost to Dominik Dijakovic on NXT.
– March 13th, Eh Nois lost to War Raiders (Rowe & Hanson) on NXT.
– March 15th, Jaoude defeated Rory Gulak at EVOLVE.
– March 16th, Jaoude defeated Wheeler Yuta at EVOLVE.
– April 4th, Jaoude defeated Harlem Bravado at EVOLVE.
– May 10th & 11th, Jaoude defeated Josh Briggs & Harlem Bravado on EVOLVE.
– June 13th, Ruas lost to Matt Riddle on NXT.
– June 29th, Ruas defeated Josh Briggs at EVOLVE.
– July 14th, Ruas & Austin Theory defeated Orange Cassidy & Josh Briggs at EVOLVE.
– August 24th, Ruas defeated Stephen Wolf at EVOLVE.
– September 18th, Ruas lost to Pete Dunne on NXT.
– September 20th, Ruas defeated John Silver at EVOLVE.
– October 11th, Ruas defeated JD Drake at EVOLVE.
– November 27th, Ruas lost to Raul Mendoza at NXT (Dark Match).
– December 7th, Ruas defeated Timothy Thatcher at EVOLVE.
– January 15, 2020, Ruas lost to Bronson Reed on NXT (Dark Match).
– February 12th, Ruas lost to Mansoor on NXT (Dark Match).
– August 3rd, Ruas lost to Humberto Carrillo on WWE Main Event.
– August 24th, Ruas lost to Mustafa Ali on WWE Main Event.
– November 18th, Ruas lost to KUDHIDA on NXT.
– Ruas was released by WWE on June 25, 2021.

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