Former WWE Superstar TJ Wilson Details Working on Sasha Banks vs Bianca Belair for WrestleMania 37

Published 06/16/2021, 9:30 AM EDT


TJ Wilson, known to WWE fans by his ring name Tyson Kidd, suffered a career-threatening neck injury during a dark match years ago. The injury ended his career, effectively keeping him out of the ring to date. However, his early retirement and the pain that came with it did not stop him from letting others achieve their own dreams. 

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Wilson works as a producer now in WWE and maps out matches and their designs. He is responsible for a lot of the things we see, and how we see them. Many may not know it, but he worked with Bianca Belair and Sasha Banks for the main event match on Night 1 of WrestleMania 37.

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Speaking on ‘That 90’s Wrestling Podcast’, TJ Wilson described the feeling of making a star in Bianca Belair and what the experience meant to him. 

“I mean, it’s always very cool and special to see, like with what I do now, it’s cool to have an idea and then to see it come to fruition and kind of come to life in 3D. Tt’s a very cool thing on every level,” he said.

“So when it’s the main event of WrestleMania, it’s almost indescribable and I’m not gonna — not that we’re gonna sit around and take credit for other people’s work but it was a fun process and it was a hell of a performance to watch and to be a part of,” he admitted. “Even a small part of it or whatever part of it I was, it was very cool to experience the entire thing from start to finish. It was very exhilarating and a thrilling, fun ride, like I said, from start to finish.” (h/t POST Wrestling)

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Bianca Belair and Sasha Banks made history at WrestleMania 37

Bianca Belair made history by dethroning Sasha Banks at WrestleMania. Marking the pinnacle of her long and hard journey to the top, she broke down in tears after winning the SmackDown Women’s Championship. 

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Sasha Banks, on the other hand, has not been seen in WWE since the loss. Fans are expecting her to make another major return ahead of SummerSlam and wonder if she continues the heel run or not. 

Currently, Belair defends her title in a feud against Bayley. Man opponent whom she has already beaten more than once. The two are set to clash at Hell in a Cell 2021 in what is expected to be a thriller of a match. 

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Luke Dias is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports, having published more than 1000 articles on professional wrestling. Having completed courses in Advanced Writing from the University of California and Media and Ethics from the University of Amsterdam, Luke is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Journalism from Xavier’s College. His tremendous knowledge of WWE history enables him to make past connections, adding depth to the articles.

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