Shelton Benjamin: I’ve Never Been WWE Champion, But I’m Memorable; That Was My Goal

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‘The Gold Standard’ Shelton Benjamin has been a part of the professional wrestling business for over two decades. A few months ago Shelton Benjamin was released from his WWE contract. Since then, he has competed once in the independent circuit.

Recently, while speaking to Simon Miller of WhatCulture Wrestling, Benjamin reflected on his professional wrestling career. He mentioned that time flies when one is doing what they love.

“Hey, the first time we can’t pay the mortgage. I got to find something else to do. [Laughs]. I’ve been a pro wrestler for longer than anything else in my life… Yeah… I’ll be honest, it seemed like it was yesterday. The time… People don’t realise, the time goes by so fast and especially when you’re having a good time. My first five years in the business, blink and it was phew… And then like I said, my time in Japan, blink, phew… And it’s over. My last run in WWE, blink, and it’s over. I can’t say that’s necessarily a bad thing. [Laughs]…

“But like I said, time just flies when you’re like… Like I said, I could… All the old-timers can tell you, it just seems like yesterday that I just started and I was thinking, ‘Oh, this would be something good to try for a couple of years.’ And I said, ‘I want to be retired by at least 40.’ Well, I’ve overshot that by… Not quite a decade… I always knew pro wrestling was a part of making memories, make yourself memorable. I’ve never been a WWE Champion or anything like that. But, I’m memorable. And that was my goal. Make me do stuff when you go out, get an emotional reaction and make sure they’ll remember it,” Shelton Benjamin said.

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