The former Zack Ryder recently filmed content for WWE Network.
Matt Cardona, formerly known as Zack Ryder, has a genuinely close relationship with former WWE Champion The Miz. Because of this, WWE contacted Cardona to appear on an upcoming WWE 24 special on The Miz.
Cardona broke the news on the latest MC! True Long Island Story podcast.
“I was super happy for Miz [heading into WrestleMania 27.] I actually just filmed a WWE 24 little sit-down interview for Miz this past week and yeah, I'm busting his balls half the time, but for the other half, I'm talking about how proud of him I am and how you know, I saw The Miz, when Brian [Myers] and I got called to the main roster, at this time Miz was hated, like kicked out of the locker room hated, that’s heat. At that time, it wasn't a smooth transition from developmental to the main roster. Now, if you're on the main roster, they play your music [and the] fans know who you are. You have an action figure, it's different. It's not developmental anymore. Back then, it was totally different. They didn't want you to be known just in case they switch to something else on the main roster, So, when Brian and I get called up, you can't just change in the male talent locker room, you need to ask, you need to be invited in. So we're changing with the extras, and Miz is as well, if not changing in a Janitor's Closet. So that's how I originally bonded with The Miz because he was kicked out of the locker room and we weren’t invited in.”
Cardona did not give any timetable for an air date regarding this documentary. This will be the first time Cardona has been contacted by WWE since being released on Wednesday, April 15th, 2020.
In 2016, Cardona in his crowning moment as Zack Ryder, won the Intercontinental Championship at WrestleMania 32 only to lose it the very next night to The Miz, with help from his wife, Maryse.
The Miz recently lost the WWE Championship to Bobby Lashley after holding the title for only eight days. However, he still has his eyes on Bad Bunny.
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