Daivari left WWE in 2007 but has stayed active in pro wrestling, including a run with Impact Wrestling. He also opened a wrestling school in Minnesota with former WWE star Mr. Anderson. Daivari returned to WWE in 2018 for the Greatest Royal Rumble event in Saudi Arabia, appearing with his brother - WWE 205 Live Superstar Ariya Daivari.
WWE continues to hire wrestling veterans to work in roles behind-the-scenes. As noted, they have recently hired WWE Hall of Famer Jeff Jarrett, Shane Helms, Sonjay Dutt and Abyss.