In August earlier this year, Ryback announced that he would be leaving the WWE after over ten years with the company.
The main reason why he decided to leave was because he had contract disputes with the company over the lack of equal pay for talent and creative frustrations.
Now in a recent episode of his own podcast called 'Conversation with the Big Guy', Ryback stated that the WWE had missed the boat on his talent while he was with the company.
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He said according to Fansided: "I always said, ‘you guys have a guy that can maintain and stay healthy on the road for you and not fail a wellness test and work with everyone from top to bottom and know how to get over. You’re not going to capitalize on that?
"Come on! They missed the boat. They didn’t know what they had and I’m fine with that. I’m going to show the world what I am now"
Sorry but the only thing that was over with the crowd during his time in the WWE was his 'Feed Me More' catchphrase. Nobody was really that disappointed when he decided to leave the company, so to say they missed the boat on him doesn't really make a lot of sense.
Also, there were several times when Ryback was out injured too. He missed time in 2015 due to a staph injury, and he also was out for a couple of months for 2014 too, so to say he maintained and stayed healthy isn't exactly true.
His success away from the company hasn't exactly been great either, at least not as big as Cody Rhodes who has gone on to win championships outside the WWE since recently leaving back in May. It's not that hard to believe that WWE didn't really miss the boat on Ryback because no one else is really making use of him either.
WWE will have success without Ryback, and they had success with him. We'll have to wait and see if the same happens for The Big Guy.