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“I Wanted To Run The World Wrestling Federation” – Don Callis

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Executive Vice President of IMPACT Wrestling, Don Callis, has spoken out about being offered a position in WWE creative but turning down the role in order to be the boss.

A former employee of World Wrestling Federation, Callis was a regular on the company’s television output as The Jackyl – manager of The Truth Commission – after plans for a team with Rick Martel who would have been known as ‘The Models’ fell through. It was Callis’ actions in ordering the imposing Kurrgan to attack his teammates in a Battle Royal at WrestleMania XIV that caused the team to disband.

Following his stint with the military faction, Callis put together The Oddities and went on to a brief dalliance with Faarooq and Bradshaw before being released from the company thanks to, in his own words, getting himself over.

However, the aid to AEW World Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega has spoken to Chris Van Vliet about his time with the WWF and how they offered him a spot on creative which he turned down because he didn’t want to work for a boss and instead wanted to be the boss: