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Professional wrestling in Europe is more of a sub-culture. It is not as popular as it is here in the United States. The people that were drawn to it were also people that were into sub-culture, hardcore sub-culture. It is basically an alternative scene that is sub-culture.
There is a considerable amount of content to what made Tommy End Tommy End and what makes Aleister Black Aleister Black, but there are a lot of similarities. I sometimes feel like Tommy End shed his skin and became Aleister Black. I truly feel that in WWE Tommy End could become Aleister Black.
I was born in Amsterdam.
I’ve been involved in professional wrestling since 2000 when I started training and there hasn’t been one day that I haven’t put everything into it.
Everyone’s an individual and individuality is such a strong thing in our society so that translates into wrestling.
I think the outside world is more fascinated by the fact that me and my wife are competing against each other than we are ourselves.
I had a very hard-working father and a very hard-working mother. My dad was someone that would get up at 5 in the morning and work ’til 4 in the afternoon and then had a hobby he made money with. After he’d get home, he’d have a meal and have a drink and then flow right into that, trying to provide.
I’ve never had like many friends, I’ve had a few. It’s just something that’s in my character, in my personality.
I look at sports entertainment/professional wrestling, whichever you want to call it, I look at it as never done. You’re never done learning or getting better or listening, and never done honing your skill.
The occult stuff, I grew up having a fascination about world religion and that fascination grew into other religions and other things and I kind of dabbled my way into the occult and started reading about the occult.
I understand that people think that because there is a certain element of me that has stepped over to the dark side, but there is only one Undertaker and I can never fill that void. And there is only one Aleister Black, and I am the first one, and there will never be a second one.
The whole Aleister Black character is a creation of my influences, Triple H and NXT, and everyone combined.
Like, the idea that I had to spend the rest of my life behind a desk and not be able to express myself the way I wanted to express myself. To me, that is torture. I mean if people out there that do love that then more love to them, but it just wasn’t for me.
When I started out in wrestling, you have to start somewhere and you either start being the good guy or the bad guy. There is several cliches that follow that.
The legacy that The Undertaker has had, I can’t even put into words. He changed the landscape.
There seems to be no rhyme or reason for Aleister Black and Bobby Lashley to collide, because the world teaches us that sometimes there is no reason or rhyme for conflict.
I get messages from people telling me all the time through Twitter or Instagram about how my path has inspired their path. It’s good for them, for people who have a certain amount of mental problems, suffering from depression or anxiety, being able to have someone who recognises them and helps them.
Wherever Ricochet and myself will go, NXT will forever be our home.
I think that there are always these opponents that you circle back to that you have made some sort of legacy with and I feel Buddy Murphy is that for me.
Just because you have a good athletic background doesn’t make you necessarily a good wrestler. Because it takes a lot to be a good professional wrestler.
Never in a million years did I think some kid from Amsterdam would be in a position not only would he be in the Money in the Bank and a fan favorite, but be informed and led by people like Paul Heyman.
I’m lanky and I’ve always been lanky, but I was a really good athlete. Everything I’ve ever done in sports, I’ve done at a high level. I had a passion for what I was doing, and I had to be the best at everything.
I watched Japanese style wrestling, European style wrestling, and WCW.
Even when you come towards the end of your career, I mean professional wrestling covers such a vast ball of knowledge it is impossible to obtain everything.
I only thought I’d get one arm done at first. One arm turned into the other arm. Then I started tattooing my lower arms. I remember saying, ‘Mom, don’t worry, I’m never going to do anything on my neck.’ Then I went to my neck and my chest and my legs, and I kept on progressing from there.