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Mark Henry Reveals the Moment He Knew Jade Cargill Had Star Potential

One Big Thing

WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry has shared the exact moment he realized current AEW Women’s Tag Team Champion Jade Cargill had the potential to become a major star in professional wrestling.

Key Points

  • Henry organized a WWE tryout for Cargill in 2019 after learning about her basketball career.
  • Cargill’s response to Henry’s comment about her pictures made him believe she was serious about wrestling.
  • Rip Rogers’ feedback after working with Cargill solidified Henry’s belief in her potential.

Cargill’s Journey

Before becoming the longest-reigning TBS Champion in AEW, Cargill had a tryout with WWE in 2019. Henry, impressed by her unique perspective and determination, sent her to train with Rip Rogers.

Rogers’ Feedback

Rogers called Henry after working with Cargill, saying, “Mark, I don’t know where in the hell you got this one, but I bent her over and hit her across her back as hard as you could hit a human, and she told me, ‘that’s all you got old man.'”

Why It Matters

Cargill’s success in AEW highlights the importance of recognizing and nurturing potential talent in the wrestling industry. Henry’s eye for talent and Cargill’s determination have led to her becoming a prominent figure in the women’s division.

Cargill, alongside her partner Bianca Belair, will defend their WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship at Clash at the Castle in a triple threat match against Shayna Baszler and Zoey Stark, as well as Alba Fyre and Isla Dawn.

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