“I had an idea of who I am and who my character is through what I’ve done on the independents. I used that as my developmental, trying to get to WWE. Once I got to WWE, what they did with me, with the hype videos and the way they shot me and the cameras, I learned a lot more about who I was as a character. Having done more NXT stuff since then has also helped me get that character across. The audience better understands who I am now and I’ve gotten tons more exposure.”
Potentially moving to WWE full-time:
“I don’t know if I’m going to still be on the independents (with the WWE show) so I’m trying to have the best time that I can until I have to take all my energy and focus it on WWE.”
Using a child as a weapon in a recent indie match:
“I’m trying to do something different and completely out of the box and give the audience something they’ll remember. …Pulling the kid out of the audience, I hope that is going to be something that kid and his family remember for the rest of his life. …Right now, I can be a bit more free and a bit more relaxed to be myself and hopefully go out there and have more fun.”
Pete Dunn also discussed getting into pro wrestling at a young age. You can read the full interview by clicking here.
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