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Tony D'Angelo introduces new associates on WWE NXT

Troy Donovan and Channing Lorenzo made their NXT TV debuts on this week's episode.

Tony D'Angelo has introduced a pair of new associates in his battle against Santos Escobar and Legado Del Fantasma.

In a backstage interview on this week's NXT 2.0 episode, D'Angelo introduced Troy "Two Dimes" Donovan and "Stacks" Channing Lorenzo as his new allies. 

While not explicitly stated, it appears as though Donovan and Lorenzo were the figures that attacked Escobar on last week's NXT show. 

Donovan and Lorenzo began appearing on the NXT Level Up show earlier this month, with Lorenzo working under the name Channing Lauren. The two tagged in a loss against Andre Chase and Bodhi Hayward on the April 8 episode, then Lorenzo accompanied Donovan to the ring in a loss against Damon Kemp the following week. 

Donovan signed with WWE in February after a run on the indies and a handful of AEW enhancement matches as Cole Karter. Lorenzo was Jake Tucker on the independent scene, and also worked as enhancement talent on AEW Dark in 2021.

A sit-down meeting between Escobar and D'Angelo has been announced for next week's Spring Breakin' episode of WWE NXT.