Gail Kim feels Mia Yim wasn’t suited for Retribution

Former WWE Celebrity Gail Kim just lately spoke about whether or not or not Mia Yim was the correct individual to be within the anti-establishment steady, Retribution.

In 2020, underneath the management of Mustafa Ali, Retribution tried to run roughshod over the remainder of the WWE roster. Whereas invading faction storylines are typically common with followers, the group by no means managed to succeed in its potential. One performer who joined the group was Yim, who donned a black facemask underneath the title Reckoning.



Talking on AdFree Reveals, Kim stated she reached out to Yim whereas in Retribution to see how she appreciated the brand new gimmick:

“I knew [Mia Yim] was sort of doing the entire Retribution factor there and had a masks on her,” Kim acknowledged. “You recognize, realizing Mia all these years and dealing along with her, I knew, ‘Effectively, this isn’t actually her and I’m wondering if she’s blissful.’ And so, I simply reached out to her and reassured her, ‘Hey, don’t neglect how proficient you might be if you happen to’re simply sitting there.'” (H/T: Wrestling Inc)

Take a look at the complete dialog under:

Retribution did not final lengthy as most of the group members, together with Yim, had been launched by WWE.


Mia Yim struggled along with her masks in Retribution

When she debuted as a part of Retribution, Mia Yim appeared unrecognizable in her new function, most notably in her facemask.

Throughout a digital signing with Highspots Wrestling Community, Yim acknowledged that she struggled to breathe whereas wrestling with the masks on:

“However this [RECKONING mask] wasn’t actually – it was very troublesome to breathe and if this (…) the largest concern was, like, not that I didn’t prefer it, but when I bought kicked within the face and the ends poked out from the again, I may have gotten stabbed within the face. However, , they didn’t care about that so…” (H/T: Put up Wrestling)

Mia Yim’s time as Reckoning resulted in 2021. She was drafted from SmackDown to RAW, the place she then started wrestling as herself once more.


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