WWE Hall of Famer Jeff Jarrett spoke in his podcast about LA Knight, who was part of IMPACT at that time (2017). Looking at his talent, Jarrett didn't understand why the LA Knight was still not part of the WWE. “I can remember asking 2 or 3 people.
How come he’s not at WWE? Like what happened, you know. And here’s why. When you kind of go from Alberto and that vision. This is just kind of maybe it’s how I was born and raised or the vision or looking through things is you have to have to look at your roster and say, all right, who can perform the very best with as many people as possible when you’re doing 12 shows in six days.
You better have a workhorse that has personality."- he said, as quoted by pwmania.com!
Jarrett saw many positives in LA Knight, who impressed everyone back then. He had everything that a true wrestler should possess in order to be part of the biggest wrestling company.
LA Knight has demonstrated this many times before, and intends to do so in the future. "And so I don’t think it’s any magical formula who can go out and tear the house down with as many different opponents as possible that can talk.
What was he saying back then? Oh my gosh, I just had a ‘No, oh, gosh.’ Conrad. Anyway, personality. Charisma. Talk. You looked at our roster. Who was ready to? And I was close, but that’s what I’m saying. Does he fit the bill? Dave [Meltzer] I don’t care who we name champions because of the platform that we are currently on.
He wouldn’t have liked anybody. We asked if we could have Ric Flair and Bruno Sammartino’s lovechild. He wouldn’t have liked it”.