Former NRL star set to make WWE debut

Publish Date
Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 3:34PM


So people say you change careers at least 4 times in your lifetime. Well, Daniel Vidot is moving on with his next career path.

Daniel Vidot, former Samoa rugby league representative is set to become a "Samoan Ghost" in the WWE, confirming he has signed a 3 year deal with the professional wrestling company.

The 28 year old retired from the Brisbane Broncos in 2015 and has locked in the full-time contract after a trial in Florida.

Heading back there next month to continue training with the company.

“It was very left of field and that suits me. I’ve always liked to put on a show and I felt like I found a new passion,” Vidot said according to Couriermail.

His character is apparently inspired by his Samoan heritage following the example of established Samoan WWE superstars The Rock and The USOs.

“He’s kind of a Samoan ghost. I’m cheeky but I like to go into my corner and have my own space … so I think it’s going to be a very entertaining character,”.

During his NRL career Vidot played 100 first grade games, representing the ­Canberra Raiders, St George Illawarra Dragons, the Brisbane Broncos and the Gold Coast Titans.

It'll make for a good watch, that's for sure!