Originally posted on AllWrestlingNews.com  |  Last updated 5/22/13
Booker T recently spoke to Raj Giri of WrestlingINC.com. Here are some highlights from the interview. WrestlingINC: And there were a lot of stories about the night you won the World title at Bash At The Beach in 2000 when you beat Jeff Jarrett. How far in advance did you know you were going to be winning the World title that night? What was the backstage atmosphere like? Booker T: ”The backstage atmosphere was chaos pretty much. Not with myself, I really didn’t care. It wasn’t my ball, so to speak, I was just playing in the game. The beef was with Russo and Hogan and creative control Hogan had in his contract — I’m not sure exactly what that was. But, I knew that Hogan wanted to win the title that night. “I’m not sure if he was trying to step on my grave or throw a monkey wrench into me winning the championship; it was just something that he felt was owed to him at that time. So, I let everything play out. I found out maybe 5, maybe 6 or 7 minutes before I went out that I was going ...
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