Cameron Grimes has several people backstage in WWE pulling for him, and has for quite some time.
Grimes was officially called up to WWE Smackdown during the 2023 Draft, but WWE had been eyeing him for a call up for ages. Months before that, he wrestled a dark match before Smackdown, and by that time, WWE had plans for him to be called up already. Several WWE higher ups, including Triple H, were said to have been fans of his work and saw potential in him on the main roster.
It’s worth noting that in addition to higher ups, several agents and producers also spoke highly of his work, and numerous had experience in working with him in the past. One longtime WWE employee told Fightful that they saw Grimes as a “slam dunk” in that he could work any number styles.
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