Recently WWE parted ways with Superstar Matt Striker. Striker did it all. We was a color commentator, back stage interviewer, manager, and of course wrestler. Striker was born to a Jewish father, but not does not consider himself a man of any one religion. We caught up with Striker to learn a little bit about his upbringing and his wrestling life.
1) Tell TGR a little bit about yourself. What was your upbringing like? Were you raised in a Jewish home?
GREW UP IN A VERY FAMILY ORIENTED HOME.THERE WAS A LOT OF LOVE.
RELIGION WAS NEVER PUSHED BUT THE AWARENESS OF GOD MOST DEFINITELY WAS.
MY FATHER GREW UP IN THE BRONK DURING THE 40S AND 50S AND PEOPLE WOULD
TELL ME TALES OF HOW THE IRISH OR ITALIAN KIDS WOULD COME INTO PELHAM
PKWY IN THE BRONX TO BEAT UP ON THE JEWISH KIDS AND ALL THE JEWISH KIDS
WOULD RUN TO MY FATHERS DOOR TO COME OUT AND FIGHT FOR THEM- WHICH HE
PROMPTLY DID. SO BEING JEWISH WAS SOMETHING
THAT MY FATHER WORE WITH PRIDE- WITH...
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