As a guest on the latest episode of WWE After the Bell Podcast, Austin Theory joined the show to talk about his current role on Monday Night RAW and the steps he’s taken to get to this moment in his career. The 24-year-old talked about John Cena’s impact on his career and revealed that the Hollywood star spent a day talking to talent at the WWE Performance Center.
“When I signed with WWE, we were at the Performance Center one day and we were told we needed to stay, had a meeting coming up, and then it was announced that John Cena was coming. attended,” Austin Theory recalls. “Cena came in, talked to all of us for about an hour and then he specifically said ‘Hey, I don’t have any business today so if someone wants to talk in private or in private we can .’ I think that’s great, he literally stayed. I remember waiting because each person he would talk to for a while. I just remember waiting three hours just to talk to him and there were only a few of us. I miss a lot of people who have gone and I noticed that. Someone who has been the face of WWE for a long time and you have nothing to ask him?
“I remember waiting there and going in and I was so nervous, I didn’t even know what to say at first and the first thing he said to me was ‘Hey, how are you and how can I help? Friend?’ I just remember that without even knowing what to ask him, I had to tell this guy that he was the driving force behind me in my life. When I say it, people are like, ‘Oh, you’re a John Cena fan’, but it’s a little deeper than that just because as a kid when you watch anything, you get affected. cause of it. Whatever someone’s attitude, personality, or decision they make, it’s very influential. I got picked a lot and it was largely because I watched wrestling but I knew if I could make it to Monday or Friday, I was good. Just looking at Cena made me unable to take my eyes off real life. ”
On the show last Monday, Austin was being slapped by Vince McMahon, continued their story around Theory was revealed to be the one who stole Cleopatra’s $100 million golden egg from Mr. McMahon’s desk at Survivor Series. Based on Choose to fight, NS the original plan for the goose that lays the golden egg “much worse with a much lower deposit.”
Theory has talked about being on television with Vince McMahon in recent weeks and what that means for him. The 24-year-old also revealed that he had seen a video of himself being slapped by his boss hundreds of times and revealed how it feels.
“When you think wrestling and you think wrestling with God, it’s Vince McMahon,” said Theory. “I think when I sat there and talked to him, it was like wow, it didn’t get bigger than this and it did. I’ve probably watched the video getting slapped a hundred times. I just wanted to say don’t upset Vince McMahon because he has some kind of man. “
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