Cary Silkin Explains The Similarities Between Paul Heyman & Gabe Sapolsky


The former owner of Ring Of Honor Cary Silkin was a recent guest on Talk Is Jericho, in which he also talked about the company’s former head booker Gabe Sapolsky.

Silkin compared Sapolsky to Heyman, saying he inherited some of his menthor’s positive and negative traits: “You know that the life expectancy of bookers isn’t very strong. He lasted until 2008. Gabe did a phenomenal job, but it’s like he’s the son of Paul Heyman. He inherited some of the negative angry traits of Paul Heyman. Like showpiece kind of stuff. Just getting angry to get angry. I wasn’t crazy about that behavior. His booking was fantastic. We had so many guys going through, but I had to make a change and that led to Adam Pearce. Gabe did a great job.”


After leaving ROH, Sapolsky co-founded and booked Dragon Gate USA and EVOLVE, helping the careers of many current top stars, before signing with WWE as a consultant in 2018.

H/T to Fightful for the transcription.

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