Yes, he (Drew) sure made the best of his situation making a name and developping himself in the indies. But it's way harder now to make a living than it was during the territory days though.
Jinder I really think beneficiated from a last minute decision to go after the Indian market. When he was first brought back, it was one of those TL Hopper/Sal Sincere deal.
I remember Sal Sincere getting decent build-up at first, but like many other things, Vince seemingly soured on him quickly. But that wasn't your point, I know.
With Jinder, I think it was the Indian market + his newfound dedication to "taking his vitamins, saying his prayers, and believing in himself." But I'm not sure those were the only reasons...
As much of a mixed bag as Jinder has been, even he admits his release was a "blessing in disguise" because it forced him to change his attitude. This is an interesting interview with him on the topic:
He goes into how his approach and attitude changed, and I don't just mean his physique (lol) - he talks about the way he approaches Vince now vs. before, etc.
So, right place, right time, right attitude, and especially right body.
Certe. I can see we were not talking from the same perspective and you were strictly talking about the pro-wrestling aspect of it, so, I apologize for being a bit too froggy (then again, I'm French…). I guess I'm wee bit sensitive about those work issues these days.
No worries. You are a good poster here and I always enjoy a spirited debate. I hope everything is going okay with you, work-wise.