“Woken” Matt Hardy is starting to build momentum for his newly tweaked version in WWE, launched by his feud with Bray Wyatt.
Hardy recently participated in an interview with The Times Record News to promote the upcoming WWE live event in Wichita, Texas.
Hardy spoke being a big fan of ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage.
“The first guy I was a fan of was the ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage. He motivated me to have a bigger persona, to project on a lot larger level. He did such great character work, but he was also phenomenal in the ring as an athlete.”
Hardy also talked about working with his brother Jeff and the success they have experienced over the years.
“My brother and I’s initial goal was to succeed and make it to the WWE and to become the WWE Tag team champions, and obviously we exceeded that in quite a healthy fashion.
“The things that allow us to have success on our own is that we both have confidence, we are both individual characters and we both know how to portray ourselves as individual characters.”
Hardy also talked about his ongoing feud with Bray Wyatt.
“Woken Matt Hardy has something inside of me that I realize has existed for thousands of years, and there’s an entity that lies inside Bray Wyatt–Sister Abigail, who is like a demon that goes almost a thousand years back.
“Myself and what possesses Bray Wyatt have a long history, and it makes for quite an interesting tale. Quite larger than life.”
Roman Reigns Discusses Universal Title Victory Over Brock Lesnar
It may not be the perfect outcome, but it was necessary to take the WWE Universal Title off of Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam, especially considering that Lesnar is preparing for a return to the octagon and UFC in the near future, and the fact that Lesnar’s contract has strangleheld WWE for far too long.
Roman Reigns was the guy to do it, and as unpopular as the choice may be, and as unpopular and boring as the Lesnar/Reigns feud been, this was also necessary.
Reigns reflected on his big win at SummerSlam.
Triple H Discusses WWE Signing Matt Riddle
Triple H commented on the recent signing of former UFC star Matt Riddle, who was shown in the crowd during NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn IV on Saturday night. WWE had been previously hesitant to sign Riddle due to his history related to marijuana use.
“Matt brings a lot to the table” Triple H said, according to Newsweek.
“He’s an amazing athlete, smart in the way he’s adapted and what he did in his MMA career,” Levesque told media in a post-show press conference. “He’s learned a lot on his own in a very brief period of time to get to where he is. I’ve watched him for awhile, his ups and downs, and you know there just comes a time when somebody gets good enough.”
Triple H believes that adding him to WWE, and the NXT roster, will be the next step in his development.
“I think he’s ready to get brought in and be taken the rest of the way. I also think he’s matured as a person.” Triple H continued.
“I think he’s realized where he wants to get in this business as opposed to just being in the business. We think it’s the right time, but only time will tell. He’s a very talented guy and the sky’s the limit. We’ll see what he can do. I feel sometimes people say ‘you bring them in and just go with it.’ It’s not that simple. Not everybody makes it, not everything works. There’s a lot of factors. I believe in him and I believe he has a lot of potential.”
Matt Riddle Signs With WWE
The rumors are true, Matt Riddle is heading to WWE as his appearance in the audience of Saturday night’s NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn 4, live, at the Barclays Center confirmed. Riddle had been rumored to be heading to the company for the past several weeks.
WWE issued the following statement regarding Riddle:
Matt Riddle, or as he is often referred to by fans, “The King of Bros,” has been announced as the newest Superstar to wave the NXT flag. Fittingly, the news was revealed as he was ringside for tonight’s huge WWE Network special event in Brooklyn.
The former wrestling champion and UFC fighter made a name for himself in the indie circuit, capturing titles such as the EVOLVE Championship and the PROGRESS Atlas Championship.
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) August 18, 2018
News3 weeks ago
Former WWE Superstar Darren Young Reveals Nixed Intercontinental Title Win
News5 days ago
Ronda Rousey Loving WWE ‘More than I ever Thought I Would’
New Japan Pro Wrestling7 months ago
WWE Interested In Kenny Omega, Kota Ibushi
News2 days ago
Trish Stratus vs. Alexa Bliss Announced For WWE Evolution
News3 days ago
Daniel Bryan Eyes Wrestling Until He is 70
New Japan Pro Wrestling7 months ago
Cody Rhodes Announced ‘All-In’ Event
Rumors7 months ago
Ricochet Drops PWG Title to Chuck Taylor, Bids Farewell
TNA7 months ago
Ethan Carter III Bids Goodbye to Impact Wrestling