WWE actually have a world-class roster.
And due to that generally deserving expertise received’t all the time get the highlight they need to and guys like Rusev – now generally known as Miro in AEW – slip away with their potential untapped.
Rusev had a monster push/unbeaten run upon his debut on the primary roster in WWE, however as soon as John Cena overcame the overseas heel, Rusev’s path wavered.
Ultimately, after pairing with Aiden English, Rusev Day was born and in 2018 it was the preferred act within the firm by a long way.
Nevertheless, WWE nonetheless failed to offer Rusev the protection he deserved and thus didn’t capitalise on his reputation. Vince McMahon even advised the Bulgarian that followers have been making enjoyable of him, if something.
As Miro, he made his AEW on final week’s episode of Dynamite and instantly made an affect along with his promo.
Miro mentioned that ‘after spending 10 years below the identical home, below the identical glass ceiling’ and chasing an imaginary brass ring, ‘Properly, you may take that brass ring and shove it up your ass.’”
On his Saturday Night time Particular Podcast, Chris Jericho – one other former WWE worker turned AEW star – mentioned that he got here up with that line for Miro.
“When he not directly talked about WWE, speaking concerning the glass ceiling and brass ring, that was truly my line.
“He couldn’t consider he may say that on Reside tv. When he requested me, ‘can we truly say that?’ I used to be like, ‘sure, you may say no matter you need right here [in AEW].’”
Jericho is satisfied WWE will remorse letting Miro go and says he’s somebody AEW instantly had an eye fixed on when WWE let him go.
“I’ve all the time been a fan of his. He’s one other man, who, for no matter purpose, fell by means of the cracks there [in WWE] and they will remorse letting him go,” Jericho mentioned.
“We had mentioned Miro coming in a number of months earlier. Nevertheless, we have been all questioning the right way to create a spot for him [on the roster].
‘We would have liked to discover a storyline for him, to make sure he’s simply not going to be hanging round. We would have liked to discover a significant spot for him.”