In 2002, Michaels returned to the WWE to have a second run at being a pro-wrestler.
"From the standpoint of being happy for me, my life was not headed in a great direction the last time I had been around so just the fact that things were better for me, I think they were happy about that."Michaels eventually retired again in 2010, with his last match being against the Undertaker at ."Simply retiring when you're still healthy, you're still having good matches, but you feel like it's time to step away," said Michaels to CP.
"Walk away from a very big paycheck just to go home to be a husband and a dad, that is a tough thing in that line of work and I think a lot of livelihoods it just doesn't happen that often."Family Friendly Michaels is not the only one in the professional wrestling business that has put more consideration toward family.
In their forwards written for Michaels' book, fellow WWE stars Paul "Triple H" Levesque and "Stone Cold" Steve Austin recalled the positive change they saw.
Michaels told CP that he speculated many in WWE were happy for his born again experience for secular reasons, including his improved demeanor and self-control.
[I'm] in a place where you have a better opportunity to sit down, take your time, and reflect on everything as opposed to 2006 when I was still in the midst of doing it."Unlike the previous book which was "more geared toward the wrestling fan and wrestling in general," Michaels said this new book focuses more on "my journey and my testimony," and that now is "the right time to do it."The Heart Break Kid Born Michael Shawn Hickenbottom in 1965 into a military family that eventually ended up in San Antonio, Texas, Shawn Michaels debuted in the WWE in the 1980s.
Starting out as part of a tag team known as the Rockers, Michaels went into singles competition in 1991 and garnered many nicknames, including the "Heart Break Kid."On multiple occasions Michaels won the world heavyweight title, including for the first time at in 1996.But his batting average has climbed seven points to .279 and his on-base percentage has dropped 42 points to .336 (five walks in 171 plate appearances) since May 7.Despite more swings, Urshela's strikeout percentage has risen by only one percent while his home run rate has more than doubled.The show aired from 1993 to 2000 on ABC, part of the network's TGIF lineup for seven seasons.Several of the characters that originated on Boy Meets World later appeared in its sequel, Girl Meets World.The only main characters not to make an appearance on Girl Meets World are Rachel Mc Guire and Eli Williams.