In the early 2000s, the WWE had developed a strong roster of talent that featured some incredible in-ring workers. With the likes of Triple H, Chris Jericho, Eddie Guerrero Rey Mysterio, Kurt Angle and Chris Benoit amongst many others, the WWE had no shortage of talent.
With so many top quality in-ring wrestlers already on the RAW or Smackdown rosters, it left several capable wrestlers left without a spot to fill. One of the men included on that list was one of the most successful wrestlers in Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW). OVW was the developmental system for WWE prior to the successful NXT brand. Read more