“They’re Not Talent And Nothing Was Lost There” – Jim Cornette Blasts Several Returning WWE Stars

Jim Cornette at ringside

Jim Cornette has taken aim at several recently-returned WWE Superstars, blasting them by stating that WWE lost nothing when they were initially released.

With the new regime taking over WWE management at the end of July, the process of several Superstars being brought back to the sports entertainment giant began. Kicking off when Dakota Kai, who was released on April 29, returned at SummerSlam, a plethora of stars have since followed suit.

This has involved the likes of Bray Wyatt, Johnny Gargano, Candice LeRae, Braun Strowman, Karrion Kross, and several others being re-signed to the company. Emma, formerly of IMPACT Wrestling as Tenille Dashwood, became the latest comeback, reemerging on the October 28 Friday Night SmackDown.

Jim Cornette has blamed Paul ‘Triple H’ Levesque for the mass intake of WWE talent, using Hit Row as an example during the latest Jim Cornette’s Drive Thru podcast:

“This is Triple H’s mistake. He was trying to bring back all the talent they lost, well, he brought them back but they’re not talent and nothing was lost here. What was lost was Swerve Strickland apparently. Again, I saw the [highlights], I wasn’t treated to the entire thing, but I saw the clip that they [Hit Row] released on their own recognisance, on their own website.

And God they’re doing a four-way at the start. B-Fab is just standing in the ring, the manager is wandering around, and then they highlighted Top Dolla. Top Dolla acts like he is a combination of Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka, The Rock, and f*cking I don’t know, Gorgeous George.

While he looks like a fat basketball dad on the playground is swearing that he can dunk and fail at every time but then watch this, watch this, he grabs the guy’s hand, he points to the turnbuckle like, ‘All the people are going to see me go to the turnbuckle’, and then he wallers his fat ass up on top and stands there while the guys helping him balance and then he jumps off and gives him a Baba chop to the back of the head.

Oh my god. This is a nearly 40-year-old man. Did we not establish that he’s closing in on 40, and he’s dressing like he’s 16 on the playground in the hood?”

Hit Row returned to WWE on the August 12 Friday Night SmackDown. They most recently faced Legado Del Fantasma’s Santos Escobar, Joaquin Wilde, and Cruz Del Toro, which featured Top Dolla and Ashante ‘Thee’ Adonis joined by Shinsuke Nakamura.

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