tapings, losing to Amazing Red.  He is fluent in English, Arabic, and French. , On the March 13 episode of SmackDown, Sami Zayn began a feud with Daniel Bryan, during which Bryan and Drew Gulak faced Zayn's Artist Collective partners Shinsuke Nakamura and Cesaro in various matches.
 He returned to the promotion in July 2008, where he was announced as Tozawa-juku's "foreign exchange student. The former NXT champion is taken at the moment by his longtime girlfriend as he has not hidden his wedding ring while appearing in the interviews or away from the WWE scene. If you want someone’s biography to be updated or added, send us the name!
, On March 31, 2012, El Generico made his debut for Dragon Gate USA (DGUSA), when he defeated Chuck Taylor, Cima, Lince Dorado, Rich Swann and Samuray del Sol in a six-way match. This led to Christopher Daniels coming out, but he ended up turning heel and hitting El Generico with the Book of Truth and Cabana with the Angel's Wings, thus joining the House of Truth and revealing himself as the man who had cost El Generico his match against Elgin.  As a result, Zayn faced the other two winners, Tyler Breeze and Tyson Kidd in a triple threat match on the next episode of NXT, where Kidd won to become number one contender. Instead, he keeps his sweet ones away from the eyes of the public, but the extensive discovery from his fans lead to the fact that a Syrian-Canadian professional wrestler is a married man since 2015 or 2016.  Later, he and Cabana saved the new PWG World Champion Kenny Omega from Brian Kendrick and the Bucks and made peace with him as they now had a common enemy.  This led to a tag team match, on SmackDown, in which Zayn and Neville defeated Owens and The Miz.
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As a WWE Superstar, he has to be in the best shape and hopes he will get better after recovering from his injuries.  El Generico returned to ROH on December 16 at Final Battle 2012: Doomsday, where he unsuccessfully challenged Steen for the ROH World Championship in a ladder war.
 After a seven-month hiatus, Zayn returned from injury on the December 23 episode of NXT (taped at the NXT TakeOver: London event on December 16) and defeated Tye Dillinger.  After an irate Zayn demanded a match against Owens, even if it meant putting the title on the line, a title match was set for NXT TakeOver: Rival. Sami bags a colossal amount of $500,000 salary from WWE. They also worked through the tag ranks and attempted to win the tag titles, but came up short in a tag title tournament at Up For Grabs.  Despite this, it has since been revealed that he is married and has a child with his wife.  At NXT TakeOver, Zayn lost to Breeze in another number one contender's match. Following this, he took part in (and lost) a Four Corner Survival match to Jimmy Rave at Final Battle 2006. His final ROH match of this run was a loss to Homicide at Dragon Gate Invasion. He has held the PWG World Tag Team Championship five times with four different partners: with Human Tornado as 2 Skinny Black Guys, Quicksilver as Cape Fear, Kevin Steen, and Paul London as ¡Peligro Abejas!.  In July 2017, Sebei set up a fund called Sami for Syria to support the Syrian American Medical Society.