Back in 2010, it came as quite a surprise that WWE had decided to put its biggest asset on The Miz, somebody who came from a reality television background.
It was thought that he probably wouldn't achieve anything great in the company because of his background. However, the achievement quickly racked and before we knew it, he went from United States Champion to Mr. Money in the Bank - before becoming the WWE Champion and reaching the top of the mountain.
Not to mention that he defeated John Cena clean in the middle of the ring in the main event of WrestleMania to retain the championship.
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While he hasn't reached those same heights since, he's been perhaps the most reliable performer in WWE. Both for his work inside of the ring and how he represents the company outside of it.
So, it comes as no surprise that he remains one of the most popular stars on the roster despite being a heel, and many are calling for him to be in the WWE or Universal Championship picture again.
The former Intercontinental Champion recently spoke with WWE about his career so far where they showed him random photos and videos regarding his career. One of those was him hugging Vince McMahon after he cashed-in his briefcase on Randy Orton.
Speaking about McMahon's reaction, The Miz said: "Vince [McMahon], kind of giving me the 'Okay, we're going with you, kid. We're doing it.'
"Vince always saw the talent, he was always my biggest supporter. When you come into WWE- it's like a fraternity, fans don't like you, because you're an outsider, you're from a reality show, you're not supposed to have talent.
"The locker room doesn't like you, you get thrown out of the locker room, and then going back and having Vince telling me 'We're going with you. I know you can do it,' solidifies everything. Everything I worked for. It was awesome."
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