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Friday, November 15, 2013

TNA Star Robbie E Interview

Robbie E is currently employed by TNA and is the co-holder of the TNA World Tag-Team Title. You can see Robbie E and the rest of the stars of TNA on TNA IMPACT WRESTLING programming worldwide!

Q: How long have you been involved in the business?

A: I have been pro wrestling for 13 yrs now..started training at 16 …had my first pro match at 17 and am now 30 yrs old bro...

Q: Why did you enter the pro-wrestling industry?

A: To be a star!!!!….To make money…to be on TV bro…travel, fame….and I loved wrestling since I was 4 yrs old…boom!

Q: Where did you receive your training to become a pro-wrestler?

A: I trained at a school in North Jersey…IWF…had a lot of help from Pat Kenny (Simon Diamond) …Darren Young also came out of the school..and a lot of other great guys…the school has closed down now…

Q: What do you like the most about being in the business?

A: National television weekly is super cool…and having my own tshirts, trading cards, action figures is always a plus…I also love working out at diff gyms all around the world...

Q: How much attention do you pay to the pro-wrestling media and Internet pro-wrestling fans?

A: Honestly the Internet is 1 percent of the real wrestling fans out there…all I do Internet-wise is tweet…I'm super obsessed with Twitter bro…and all social media...

Q: Which persona appeals to you the most: Face, Heel, or Tweener?

A: I will always be Robbie E …sometimes I'll get booed…sometimes cheered…but I'll always be Robbie E ...

Q: Which do you feel has been your best match so far?

A: Matches that stand out to me have been all 3 of my title wins…beating Jay Lethal for the X Division title…beating Eric Young for the TV Title..and most recently beating James Storm and Gunner along with Jessie Godderz for the Tag Team titles…bro!









Q: Which has been your favorite match so far?

A: See the previous answer….it all blends in….the proof is in the pudding…winning gold always stands out..

Q: Whom would you like to wrestle, who you have not yet done so?

A: I really wanna get in the ring with Sting…he is the one guy in TNA I don't think I have ever gotten to go at it with bro..watched him as a kid and would be a huge honor…to beat him..

Q: Your current run in TNA is actually not the first one- you worked for them a few times from 2003-2004. How much has TNA changed since you worked for them back then?

A: Back then all I really did was some, "Xplosion" matches which was their syndicated show at the time…since then obviously the production is way bigger…we are on a national television station…and the viewership has increased to a different level then weekly PPVs..

Q: When you returned to TNA, you made your debut with "Cookie" (Becky Bayless). What was it like working with her, and do you think that more could have been done with the Robbie E/Cookie duo?

A: We both were perfect for the part…Cookie is a one of a kind…I'm sure she is being Cookie somewhere right now..as for me…I'm destined and always was to be a star….I'm not going anywhere..

Q: Do you prefer wrestling in singles, or teaming with Jessie Godderz as a part of the, "BroMans" tag-team?

A: Right now I'm as happy as can be teaming with my number one bro Jessie…we are both at the top of our game and Jessie has really come a long way…bro mans rule!!!!

Q: On a daily basis, there has been much speculation online regarding the current status of TNA, looking at everything from financially to managerially. From your perspective as an employee, what is the current status of TNA?

A: The current status of TNA is awesome….why wouldn't be?…We have the best roster in the world…the hottest chicks..the coolest bosses…it's a dream job…WE ARE THE STRONGEST WE HAVE EVER BEEN...

Q: What do you think TNA needs to do to reach another level in terms of popularity?

A: As every day that goes by TNA is getting bigger and bigger….new fans are made every second…new projects branching us out are worked on daily...

Q: When working for TNA, you perform in front of large crowds. You also wrestle for independent promotions, which have smaller crowds. Which size crowd do you prefer wrestling in front of?

A: Honestly I love professional wrestling which is why I still do independent shows…love seeing new guys up and coming and helping them out…plus it's always fun to be able to get up a close and personal with fans...

Q: You have expressed interest in wrestling in Japan. What is it about the Japanese style of wrestling that appeals to you?

A: Honestly I just want the experience as I know the fans are really diff there…I think they would take to Robbie E really well...

Q: You write an Impact Wrestling blog for Spike.com. When you retire from the ring years from now, do you think blogging will be something that you will be doing more of?

A: Perhaps..but even after I retire I plan on staying actively involved in wrestling whether it be on camera or behind the scenes….

Q: What do you do in your spare time?

A: Gym, tan…movies…and hang out with my amazing gf...

Q: What is your long-term goal in the business?

A: I have won every title in TNA except for the World Title…I plan on being a Grand Slam Champ bro!!!