Retired WWE superstar and Hall of Famer, Shawn Michaels, will be making his return to World Wrestling Entertainment as the “finishing” coach down in WWEs Performance Center, according to Ringside News. Michaels will replace Terry Taylor, helping polish up and coming talent and ensuring
The Heartbreak kid has made it clear on numerous occasions that he would not wrestle another match once retired. Outside of his cameo at WrestleMania 32, where HBK delivered some Sweet Chin Music to Alberto Del Rio, The Showstopper has been true to his word, making only sporadic non-physical appearances on WWE programming.
Speaking to Jim Ross on his Ross Report podcast, Michaels mentioned that the WWE previously proposed the idea of having him a part of the creative team. However, he would say that it would cause more headaches than anything else.
“It wouldn’t be a great fit for me,” Michaels said. “There’d be a lot of stifling going on. I’ve been able to sway them on things other people couldn’t. I’d be open to the Pat Patterson gig, where you have a couple of projects and you could write in from home about it. If you’re going to be there every week, you might as well go back and be an on-air character and make more money.”
Adding a superstar like Shawn Michaels, who many consider being the greatest performer of all time, as the "finishing" coach down in the performance center, can only be good for the recruits.