Throughout his latest interview on Chris Van Vliet’s “INSIGHT” podcast, UFC Corridor of Famer Tito Ortiz mentioned his transient stint at The Efficiency Heart. Ortiz mentioned it was Shane McMahon’s idea however nothing got here of it.
Ortiz reportedly educated at PC in February 2020 and on the time praised everybody’s work ethic and angle. Ortiz beforehand labored for TNA a few years prior and grew up as a wrestling fan.
Ortiz mentioned, “In 2019, Shane McMahon got here up and mentioned, ‘What do you consider getting in?’ So I went to do a check. I went and did it. I did not take into consideration it, however they wished somebody who was excessive, not loopy, however would flip heads. I went to the pc and educated with Norman Smiley, an incredible instructor, and discovered issues that usually take six months to be taught. However then nothing got here of it.”
The door for a full-time function in wrestling appears to have closed for Ortiz due to his age (47) and accidents that might doubtless be identified by WWE personnel.