Indy wrestling star RJ City was recently the guest on the New Day’s Feel The Power podcast. During the interview City talked about his WWE tryout years ago.
“For context, this was maybe eight or nine-ish years ago, my understanding is it was one of the first of the modern tryouts that we know today. But it happened before they were cameras and shirts, and I didn’t get a shirt. I’m a little upset about it, It was me. Sasha Banks, Sami Zayn. Elias, coach Sara was there, a variety of different people, and then I was this weird person who, I don’t know, maybe somebody saw an episode of ‘Splatalot!’ and they said, ‘Hey, maybe we need a Viking,’ who knows?’ You are incredibly sweet and supportive and your role at this time was to film the promos on promo day you were up high and I thought it was hilarious. So I’m kind of laying low you know, you do your drills, you’re nice. You don’t want to sing Ethel Merman out of turn, Only when asked. So I’m laying low, everything’s fine. Everyone promos, I wouldn’t even call them promos very much. This is my life story, which is great. If you have a life story. I happen to have really no life story, just these stupid things that I do. So I said, ‘Well, this is my moment. Let’s have a nice time.’”
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