Found August 13, 2013 on Wrestling Truth:
Punk talks Bryan and Wrestlemania: Here are some more CM Punk quotes from the Q&A panel at the Wizard World Chicago Comic Con late last week… On his and Daniel Bryan‘s success against the odds: “The first thing that popped into my head was when [American] Dragon (Daniel Bryan’s old moniker) won the title, I think he won it in Philly, and I was still champion and we passed each other in the hallway carrying the titles and it was just like, regardless of what anybody says about how I’m skinny fat and he’s short and he’s weird because he doesn’t eat meat and I’m strange because I don’t smoke weed. We don’t belong wherever we are and we’re not atypical Vince McMahon this and that, regardless of whatever, that’s just a hell of a memory for me. I grabbed him and I was like you want to take and he finished my sentence, take a picture. It was just a cool moment. Two dudes who’ve known each other over a decade, wrestling in rodeos on s*** covered floors in front of 12 people just because that’s what we wanted to do. It was a cool moment.” Wrestling the Undertaker: “Main eventing Wrestlemania, especially after last year’s Wrestlemania, I used to kind of be obsessed about it. Not so much anymore. I had a lot of hilarious conversations with raised voices and everything with certain people in the company and I finally proved it to the one person that mattered that I should have went on last and that was me. So, I don’t really give a s*** about anything else. Basically what I’m trying to say is that if it never happens it ain’t because of me. I know that now. It’s one of those things that I kind of got laid to rest.” Roman Reigns discusses his heritage and The Shield: The Shield’s Roman Reigns recently spoke with TribLive.com about the formation of the group and his famous wrestling heritage… “I come from very strong family. My heritage is strong within this business. I was gifted with a certain set of genetics. I’m athletic. I like to think I’m not a bad looking guy. One of the jokes we always talk about, as long as I can put a little oil on my arms, wet my hair and I’ll be alright. “It was pretty much unexpected, I heard some rumors we would possibly do something at Hell in a Cell. That kind of folded. We waited a few weeks to get to Survivor Series. Once we got the green light, we just kicked the door down.” “Being paired up with them has been an awesome experience. For me, I don’t even feel like I’m scratching the surface yet. I’m just now starting to let my hair down.” Reigns is of course the cousin of The Usos, the son of Sika of the Wild Samoans and the brother of former WWE star Rosey. Angle’s rehab stint causes Hardcore Justice change: Due to Kurt Angle entering rehab, the Main Event Mafia vs Aces and Eights 5 vs 5 match at Hardcore Justice has been bumped back a week. Dixie Carter wrote on Twitter… “After meeting with @HulkHogan, due to circumstances beyond our control – @TheAcesAnd8s vs. Mafia 5 on 5 match is delayed until 8/22 Impact.” Obviously Kurt still won’t be in the match, but will likely be replaced by Chris Sabin or somebody like Jeff Hardy. SmackDown rating drops: Last week’s episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown drew a an average audience of 2.49 million viewers on Syfy. Though this is down from the previous week, that was the highest number of the year so far.
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