You never know who might show up at a WWE event, as former WWE Superstars, and even former Impact Wrestling stars drop by from time to time. This week former WWE Superstar Elijah Burke, also known to Impact fans as D’Angelo Dinero, was backstage for SmackDown Live and he spent a little time with his former travel partner Kofi Kingston.
Great seeing my friend and former travel partner @TrueKofi at Smackdown Live, but I gotta ask," Why the surprised look?" ~PHS #WWE #SmackDownLive #RealDealPope #TheRealDealBoxing pic.twitter.com/CLCFVPFGMB
— Elijah Burke (@DaBlackPope) April 25, 2018
Elijah Burke was released from his WWE contract in 2008.
Burke has worked with Impact throughout various points in his career since making his debut in 2009, but he confirmed his departure from the company last summer.
Speaking of this week’s episode of SmackDown Live, AJ Styles reunited with his old friends Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson to take on the team of Shinsuke Nakamura, Rusev and Aiden English in the main event this week.
Styles has a huge impact on Gallows and Anderson’s career, as he’s openly said that he lobbied for WWE to sign them when he was negotiating with the company.
After all that AJ has done for the duo, Karl Anderson took to Twitter to say he would take a bullet for Styles.
— Karl Anderson (@KarlAndersonWWE) April 25, 2018