– During the Attitude Era, Ken Shamrock become one of the first MMA fighters to transition into pro wrestling. The former UFC Champion joined WWE and was instantly pushed towards the main event before settling a little lower on the roster. At 54 years old, Shamrock has not ruled out a WWE return.
“Definitely have been throwing little feelers out there to get an opportunity because I have achieved everything that I have set out to do in every organization except the WWE,” said Shamrock to Adam’s Apple. “I didn’t get the world title. I got everything else but that. There’s some unfinished business there, so I’ve always kind of been throwing feelers out there, saying: ‘listen, I’d like to go back and get a run at the title.’ But, no response up to this point.”
Shamrock worked for WWE from 1997 to 1999, wining Tag Team Titles, Intercontinental Championship and was crowned the 1998 King of the Ring winner. He worked a few Indy shows after leaving WWE and captured the NWA World Heavyweight Championship during Impact Wrestling’s first tapings back in 2002.
Since those days, Shamrock had a few MMA fights but has struggled to stay relevant at his age. He fought twice for Bellator over the past two years, losing by first round to the late Kimbo Slice and then to UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie. His last MMA fight was almost two years ago, which later showed he was on steroids after a failed drug test.
– SmackDown’s own Aiden English started his own YouTube channel that will focus on various whiskeys from around the world. The first episode is out now and currently has 550 views. The debut features English going over his goals for the channel.