William Regal has been a expertise scout for WWE over time along with his function because the WWE NXT Common Supervisor.
Whereas talking with Matty Paddock of Daily Star, Regal revealed that he noticed star potential in Sasha Banks from the second he first met her. He was so assured in her talents that he informed WWE officers that they will fireplace him if she doesn’t work out.
“She was the primary particular person I went to bat for to rent, as a result of the individuals who had been doing the job that I do now wouldn’t even give her the time of day,” Regal said. “I’ve recognized her since she was 19 and she or he was once an additional at Boston. The primary day, I used to be in catering and she or he got here and sat and stated ‘do you thoughts if I ask you some questions on wrestling?’”
Regal continued, “I wasn’t doing this job then however within the afternoon on the reveals, I’d all the time be coaching exterior the ring and she or he’d be one of many ones who would all the time come and discuss. When it got here to me getting this job… I went to them [about Sasha] and stated ‘look, if this doesn’t work out, you’ll be able to fireplace me.’ To see the way in which she has come via this, and to see what she’s achieved [is] unimaginable.”
Since that point, Banks has change into one of many high stars in WWE. She’s held each title the corporate has for the ladies’s division. She’s additionally been capable of make the crossover to appearing as she is likely one of the stars of Star Wars: The Mandalorian.
At WrestleMania 37 subsequent month, Banks is about to defend her SmackDown Ladies’s Championship in opposition to Bianca Belair.