Many WWE stars come and go over the years, with some leaving for good, while others end up back in the company after a while.
Recently we have seen many former WWE stars return to the company under the Triple H regime, from Johnny Gargano to Mia Yim.
The reason for their return was due to a change in WWE regime following Vince McMahon’s retirement back in July,
However, former WWE star Jimmy Wang Yang may hold the honor of the most amazing story of how he was rehired by the company.
Speaking to The Ten Count, Yang told the story of his WWE return in 2006, and how it all stemmed from him ‘trying to get laid’ one night.
“That’s the impression I got when he rehired me because like, this is a crazy story. I was just trying to get laid one night and there was a pay-per-view close by and this girl I was trying to get tickets and do the whole thing. This is after I got fired. The chick was really hot.
“You know, they’re close by, get awesome tickets and everything, and when I showed up, you know, me and Vince crossed paths and he’s like, ‘Jimmy. Where the hell have you been?’ I was like, ‘You fired me.’ He said, ‘What? I did.’ It got busy. He said I will come back and talk to you and then the day’s going by.
“Shawn Michaels was wrestling against The Spirit Squad. The spot that they did was Shawn Michaels when The Spirit Squad came out there, lifted him up, went through the table, Shawn was like, ‘I’m not sure if I want to do that.’ They said, ‘Oh, well, let’s do it to make him feel comfortable doing it.’ I was sitting at catering texting this hot chick, like, ‘Hey, I got tickets or whatever.’ They came running to me and they said, ‘Jimmy, Jimmy, what are you doing?’ I said, ‘I’m eating in catering.’ They said, ‘Can we use you real quick?’ I was like, ‘Sure.’
“I go to the ring, and the Spirit Squad, Shawn Michaels, Vince, and Michael P.S. Hayes was there. They said, ‘Jimmy, do you mind if we just throw you up and put you through this table?’ I’m like, ‘Okay.’ So I’m getting ready. I get in the ring and then Michael Hayes tells Vince, ‘Hey Vince, do think Jimmy should do it? He’s not under contract.’ He said, ‘He should be under contract. Let him do it.’ They threw me up 20 feet in the air, went through the table, and Shawn asked me how it felt. I said, ‘It wasn’t too bad.’ Then he did that spot.”
Following the spot rehearsal, Yang told the story of how he ended up back on the road for WWE.
“I went back to catering, you know, lining things up for the night. Then they came to me again. ‘Hey Jimmy, can you come to Columbus tomorrow for RAW?’ In my mind, what I was going to do that night, be up all night and do whatever, I was like, ‘Yeah, I guess. I’ll come to RAW’, so plans got changed.
“I went to RAW. I showed up and they said ‘Hey, do you mind doing a match on Sunday Heat with Charlie Haas?’ I’m like, ‘Sure.’ Then we did the match and we had a really good match, in my opinion.”
“After that they were like, ‘Hey, can you come to Cincinnati tomorrow for SmackDown.’ I’m like, ‘I want to get laid’, but I was like whatever. That was my hometown for a long time, so I said, ‘Yea, I’ll come down.’
“When I walked in, they said ‘Hey, come with me’, and they offered me my job back.”
Yang returned to WWE last year as a backstage producer for the company in a trial role.
WWE opted against keeping Yang on in the role last December.
He was present for the infamous incident on Raw last year where a fan jumped the barricade to attack Seth Rollins.
quote via WrestlingNews.co
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