William Regal has listed quite a few WWE stars who helped him making a living, however remoted one specifically who he turned a prime beneficiary from.
All through his illustrious profession, William Regal has been in a position to share the ring with the highest stars of the previous couple of three a long time all through his time with WCW, WWE and now All Elite Wrestling.
Nonetheless, in a dialogue on his Gentleman Villain podcast William Regal has given some perception into the monetary achieve he had working with top-level stars, together with naming John Cena as the person he did greatest by way of working with.
In my view, and I’ve been round all of them, no person can say a foul phrase about John Cena to me, as a result of I’ve been fortunate to experience off the coattails of an enormous quantity of individuals. Proper? I’ve rode on the coattails of all the highest folks in WCW, however the pay factor was rather a lot completely different in WWE. I obtained paid off the gates.
And I used to be round Steve Austin, I used to be fortunate sufficient to be on exhibits with Steve Austin and The Rock and The Undertaker and all these, you recognize, Shawn Michaels and Triple H and Stone Chilly Steve Austin and all these unbelievable folks. However there’s no person as made me as a lot cash due to the time interval that I used to be wrestling within the WWE as John Cena, due to longevity.
William Regal went on to credit score the longevity of John Cena as one of many foremost causes each round him continued to achieve success financially, and even notes that he typically “lucked out” working with the multi-time World Champion.
As a result of, once more, quite a lot of these fellas got here they usually had been big, unbelievable, huge stars for a number of years, for 3 or 4 years. And so they’re nonetheless big, huge stars, however all of them went in several instructions. John stayed the course. And he stayed the course, and I used to be on each present with him. Practically each present fortunately wherever he moved to, I simply lucked out that I used to be on exhibits with him.
And he was making my household more cash as a result of I used to be getting it over the lengthy time frame. Does that make sense? Folks could also be extra like Steve, obtained to be on exhibits promoting out with Steve Austin, obtained to be on exhibits promoting out with Rock. However it was a pair, the final couple of years that they had been round. I had, I feel it was 10 years or one thing with John Cena.
John Cena is about to return to WWE on the 27th June 2022 edition of Monday Night Raw, as a celebration to mark the anniversary of his debut for the organisation twenty years in the past.
With because of Inside The Ropes for the transcription.
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