Joe Hendry Reveals How His IMPACT Wrestling Return Came Together

Joe Hendry is back in IMPACT Wrestling, do you believe?

Say his name and he’ll appear… and seemingly build up a cult following in very little time, as Joe Hendry has become one of the most talked about wrestlers in IMPACT Wrestling since returning to the promotion in September 2022.

Hendry was recently a guest on the House of Hardcore podcast, where ‘The Prestigious one’ revealed how his IMPACT return came about, having previously wrestled for the promotion in 2018:

“It was crazy because Scott [D’Amore] and I had spoke before, but the thing that actually got Scott’s attention again was, after the Ring of Honor stuff, I was doing a show down in Newcastle, England, and I was about to leave and the photographer goes, ‘Oh, we didn’t get to do photos.’ You know, when you’ve got your gear off your back and your clothes and you go, ‘Oh man, I just want to go home.’ I thought, ‘No, you know what? I’m a professional. I’ve been paid to do this, and photos is part of that, let me go put my gear back on.’

“So I go put my gear back on, come back, takes a photo, and I’m like, ‘Oh, that actually turned out pretty well.’ I tweeted it [later] and I said, ‘Dear major promotions, you’ve left some money on the table.’ Hundreds of people tagged Scott and IMPACT, and that was the day that Scott was like, ‘All right, let’s talk.’ That’s how it happened. So it was just the smallest of things. If I just left, who knows? If I didn’t get those photos, who knows? So, yeah, it’s just crazy how life works sometimes,” said Hendry.

H/T: WrestleZone

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