In an interview with the v2 Wrestling Podcast, Zach Gowen revealed he doesn’t think he has a future in wrestling. He also talked about his time in WWE and more. Here are highlights:
On falling in love with wrestling: “One of the greatest memories I’ve ever had was three weeks removed from the surgery (and) having my leg amputated, sitting in a hospital bed pumped full of chemotherapy and radiation, my body ravaged with pain. I watched Ric Flair win the 1992 Royal Rumble, and for those three hours I wasn’t in any pain. And for me that is what professional wrestling is all about. That is the reason I fell in love with this sport.”
On signing with WWE: “(WWE) signed me eight months after I had my first match, and I was nineteen years old, so I was just a kid, I wasn’t ready physically or mentally to receive that gift….I don’t think that I had the proper capabilities to handle that responsibility.”
On his attitude at the time, and how he was received in the WWE locker room: “In wrestlin...