Booker T has opened up about why IMPACT star Moose wasn’t signed by WWE. He stated the corporate determined not to signal the Impact World Champion due to issues he had achieved within the past.
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 few years and has held the Impact Grand Championship, TNA World Heavyweight Championship, and now the Impact World Championship.
On his Hall of Fame podcast, Booker T revealed that he tried to get Moose into WWE, however the IMPACT star didn’t get in due to points exterior of the ring.
“I actually talked to Moose maybe a year-and-a-half ago and put in a word for Moose to try to get into the company (WWE), didn’t work out for him back then. I don’t know what the entire story was, it was something that actually had to do with his past. I’m going to tell you right now, you can’t judge a book by its cover. If people judged me on what I went through in my past I wouldn’t be here right now,” Booker T recalled.
The Hall of Famer believes that Moose ought to get a chance to be a part of the corporate and shouldn’t be judged on issues in his past.
“More importantly, I think about, ‘Have I heard anything about Moose since he’s been in the wrestling business? Have I heard any controversial stories about Moose since he’s been in this business? I would say no,'” stated 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 stated he rejected a proposal from WWE
Last 12 months, Moose acknowledged that he was open to becoming a member of McMahon’s promotion and disclosed that he had discussions with the corporate.
“Definitely never say never, right? I’ve had chances to go there and I actually had an opportunity to go there not too long ago but turned it down to stay in IMPACT,” stated Moose.
Moose stated 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 lately, a prime title like Moose could be a fantastic addition to WWE.
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