Found March 27, 2013 on AllWrestlingNews.com:
Chris Featherstone of Pancakes and Powerslams got the chance to interview former WWE, ECW and TNA wrestler Elijah Burke. Here are some highlights from the interview. On his inspiration to pursue pro wrestling: “Watching NWA growing up in Florida… and seeing the likes of ‘The American Dream’ Dusty Rhodes, Ric Flair, the Horseman, Rock and Roll [Express] and all those guys. All credit goes to my dad… after church services we would go home and eat Sunday dinner and wait for 6 o’clock, 5 o’clock wrestling to come on.” Wrestlers he competed against early in his career that became stars today: “CM Punk, [but] everyone who I feuded with were already established individuals… I had feuds with Tommy Dreamer and Ballsy Mahoney (God, where is he? Ballsy, give me a call)… when I got to TNA – the guys such as Samoa Joe and A.J. Styles. Great, great guys I really enjoyed working with.” His WWE debut with Sylvester Terkay: “He was the most gentle, misunderstood giant that there could possibly be.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

VIDEO: Elijah Burke Launches P.I.M.P. Movement

Elijah Burke has launched a post-TNA project titled the “P.I.M.P. Movement,” which is “Positively Influence Many People.” Check out the video below…
WWE News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.