U.K. competitors, Superstars react to Johnny Saint as WWE’s newest General Manager
With the announcement this week that British wrestling pioneer Johnny Saint will head up the new WWE United Kingdom brand as its General Manager, Superstars and competitors in the U.K. Championship Tournament didn’t hold back in offering their praise for WWE’s newest authority figure.
The tweets came far and wide, from fellow British legend and NXT General Manager William Regal, to young WWE and NXT Superstars who’ve learned under Saint, to competitors who hope to impress Saint as WWE grows its division in the United Kingdom.
Johnny Saint is the man! https://t.co/2TAViyXOBL— Singh Brothers (@SinghBrosWWE) June 8, 2018
This is so great.! https://t.co/X3bdwKqWxr— Mikey Nicholls (@mikeynicholls) June 7, 2018
I was fortunate to travel daily with Johnny Saint in the early part of my career as we lived near each other.I only wrestled him once but that match and daily conversations on the aspects of the job and how to conduct yourself I’ve have had a 35 year career. https://t.co/zHBfKJ1j2i— William Regal (@RealKingRegal) June 7, 2018
I can’t wait to become his Wrestling Friend. https://t.co/84BAbvCrEQ— Flash Morgan Webster (@Flash_Morgan) June 7, 2018
No words needed. https://t.co/3meYIKjgDL— Joe Coffey (@Joe_Coffey) June 7, 2018
This is fantastic news. One of the most respected professional wrestlers to ever come from these shores. https://t.co/aTdK1EyvHn— Ligero (@Ligero1) June 7, 2018
While the sports-entertainment world clearly embraces Saint’s appointment, the WWE Universe no doubt excitedly looks forward to seeing how Saint helps lead the United Kingdom brand into a new frontier.