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5 WWE superstars you did not know were off-screen Paul Heyman guys/girls

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Kevin Cooper
Modified 01 Dec 2018
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Paul Heyman is a no stranger to any wrestling fan. He performs so many roles in WWE that a long list can be made out of it. He is here in the company for over a decade now and through that way, he has managed and mentored many superstars on-screen as well as off-screen that you probably have known of.

He has uplifted the career of many superstars with his on-mic skills, personal experience and his pieces of advice. There are some guys that you probably didn't know Paul Heyman helped to boost their careers.

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So today in this list we're going to take a look at those WWE superstars who were off-screen Paul Heyman guys. Don't just wait to read on.

#5 Mr. Kennedy

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One of the most favorite guys of Paul Heyman back in time when he was managing OVW was Mr. Kennedy. Heyman saw Kennedy as the future of WWE though it truly never happened.

At that point in time, Heyman told Kennedy once that "he's closely observing him for a long time now and he's a fan of him. He went on to say that he's going to give him more screentime here in OVW that he will have so many things to do. And WWE will eventually call him up on the main roster".

This indeed happened as Mr. Kenndy was promoted to SmackDown brand just after his six-month stay with OVW. But the things weren't too fortunate for him as he was later released by WWE due to a botched move (back body drop) he made on Randy Orton in a multi-man tag match on an episode of RAW (2009).


After his stint with WWE, he was signed by TNA but his relationship with Heyman was never broken. He used to take some help from Heyman over the phone to make his promos better in TNA. And Paul didn't hesitate for a second in doing so which shows what Mr. Kennedy was meant for him.

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Published 01 Sep 2018, 16:42 IST
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