There have been some strange occurrences in the WWE.
However, not many have been as big or unique as the rise to fame of Zack Ryder.
Ryder began in the WWE in 2006.
Since that time, he was a tag team champion (with Curt Hawkins), wrestled as an Edgehead and has become a Jersey Shore ripoff.
The best chance he ever had was in the now defunct ECW, when he got a shot at the heavyweight title against Christian.
Since that time, he has fallen to the wayside, including a career-destroying three-second WWE Title match against then-champion Sheamus.
It seemed that Ryder was another low-card wrestler who was on a short leash near release.
And then he made a statement that resonated through the whole WWE.
He produced a show called the Z! True Long Island Story on YouTube.
It was an instant hit that created an unexpected star in Zack Ryder, showing his great charisma and timely humor.
It changed everyone's mind about Ryder and his ability.
Chants for Ryder went off the wall quickly, and there wasn't a stadium that WWE performed at that you could not see a sea of Ryder signs.
Even now, people are still questioning whether Ryder will ever get a shot in WWE. Well, the answer is obvious. Ryder is in line to become huge, and it will all start on SmackDown.