Booker T has opened up about why IMPACT star Moose wasn’t signed by WWE. He mentioned the corporate determined to not signal the Affect World Champion due to issues he had carried out prior to now.
Moose started his professional wrestling journey in 2012, after calling time on his soccer profession. He has been a key a part of IMPACT Wrestling over the previous couple of years and has held the Affect Grand Championship, TNA World Heavyweight Championship, and now the Affect World Championship.
On his Corridor of Fame podcast, Booker T revealed that he tried to get Moose into WWE, however the IMPACT star didn’t get in as a result of points exterior of the ring.
“I truly talked to Moose possibly a year-and-a-half in the past and put in a phrase for Moose to attempt to get into the corporate (WWE), did not work out for him again then. I do not know what the whole story was, it was one thing that really needed to do together with his previous. I will inform you proper now, you possibly can’t choose a ebook by its cowl. If folks judged me on what I went by means of in my previous I would not be right here proper now,” Booker T recalled.
The Corridor of Famer believes that Moose ought to get a possibility to affix the corporate and shouldn’t be judged on issues in his previous.
“Extra importantly, I take into consideration, ‘Have I heard something about Moose since he is been within the wrestling enterprise? Have I heard any controversial tales about Moose since he is been on this enterprise? I might say no,'” mentioned Booker T.
Booker T additionally mentioned Moose’s want to face Roman Reigns and thinks that the IMPACT star ought to battle The Tribal Chief.
Moose mentioned he rejected a proposal from WWE
Final yr, Moose said that he was open to becoming a member of McMahon’s promotion and disclosed that he had discussions with the corporate.
“Undoubtedly by no means say by no means, proper? I’ve had possibilities to go there and I truly had a possibility to go there not too way back however turned it down to remain in IMPACT,” mentioned Moose.
Moose mentioned that IMPACT’s schedule as a part of his new contract performed a pivotal position in him staying with the corporate. With the “forbidden door” being opened for Mickie James just lately, a high identify like Moose can be an incredible addition to WWE.
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