A number of retired professional wrestlers keep working in some capacity in the professional wrestling industry. They start working as producers, coaches and backstage interviewers. Most professional wrestling promotions prefer hiring former wrestlers as they know how the professional wrestling industry works.
Ultimo Dragon is one of the most well known former high flying indie wrestlers. Dragon Gate just announced that they have signed Ultimo Dragon. He will work as a senior adviser. Dragon Gate wrote, "Dragon Gate are happy to announce that Ultimo Dragon has officially joined the company in a senior advisor role.
In this role he be able provide invaluable coaching and training for the younger generation, while continuing to compete in the ring when his schedule allows it. DG wrestlers & staff, now together with Ultimo Dragon, will continue to strive to make Dragon Gate an exciting and enjoyable experience for our fans.
Please join us in welcoming Ultimo Dragon back home." Ultimo Dragon worked for NJPW, Pro Wrestling Noah, All Japan Pro Wrestling, CMLL, and UWA in the past. He was quite successful in all the promotions that he worked for.
He is also a former WCW Cruiserweight Champion. He won the WCW Cruiserweight title twice with the company. He won the WCW Television title 2 times as well. He worked for the WWE from 2003 to 2004. He wasn’t very famous there and decided to return to the indie circuit in 2004.