Oleg Prudius, previously referred to as Vladimir Kozlov in WWE, made a shock look on Thursday’s Impression Wrestling.
Prudius aligned with Soiled Dango on this week’s episode in a match to find out the primary and twentieth entrants within the Name Your Shot Gauntlet match at Certain for Glory on October 21.
Prudius attacked Champagne Singh, Eric Younger, and Jake One thing in aiding Soiled Dango to a victory in a five-way match on Thursday’s present that additionally concerned Jordynne Grace. Because of the match, Dango will enter the Gauntlet twentieth, whereas One thing should enter first.
It was the primary on-screen look for Prudius since a cameo in March of this 12 months. The previous WWE star additionally served as a foreign-language commentator for the corporate in 2021.
54 years previous, Prudius final wrestled in 2012 in a handful of bouts in Japan after being launched by WWE in 2011. He was signed to the corporate in 2006 and hung out within the OVW and DSW developmental territories, additionally getting fundamental roster home present appears as early as his debut 12 months previous to becoming a member of the principle roster full time in 2008.
With a authentic sambo and kickboxing background, Prudius was a highly-touted professional wrestling prospect who was dropped at WWE’s consideration by Jerry Jarrett.
His most high-profile WWE run got here on the SmackDown model in 2008 the place he debuted with a protracted singles profitable streak in squash matches, then was finally positioned within the WWE Championship image alongside Triple H and Jeff Hardy.
His lone WWE title reign got here with the corporate’s Tag Crew titles from December 2010 to February 2011 with Santino Marella as a comedy duo after he had been phased down as a critical singles competitor.
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