The Montreal Gazette recently interviewed WWE Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens. Below are a couple of highlights from the interview:
Being Intercontinental Champion:
“When I was a kid, I would have replica belts, the foam belts, and the one that I always liked the most was the Intercontinental title. Every time that I would beat my pillow in one of our matches, I would win the Intercontinental title… The coolest part is that the design of the Intercontinental title now … is very close to the design that I had when I was wrestling in my basement against my pillows when I was a kid.”
Going into WrestleMania 32 as the Intercontinental Champion:
“It’s an incredible feeling. I remember sitting in the stands at WrestleMania 30 thinking, ‘I have to be a part of this one day.’ And now it’s only two years later and I’m going to (WrestleMania). There’s really no way to put that into words.”
Owens also talked about his wild year, his family being at WrestleMania and more. You can read the full interview by clicking here.