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You can’t go wrong with reading the fans and letting them tell you who they like. I think that’s really paid off for me in the long run – being down to earth and just really cool with each and every fan that I meet – and they’ve really supported me through thick and thin.
Shawn Michaels was the guy to study and watch.
Just spending time with fans and acting normal and talking to them just like I was one of their boys, that’s what it’s all about.
That’s really important to me – creating moments that last forever.
When I was a kid, I wrestled my high school amateur wrestling in junior year.
I was obsessed with it, and then I learned more about professional wrestling and how the beauty that does exist in it is truly an art form.
We may never be as big as WWE, but the cool thing about TNA is that we are the alternative. So people who get tired and bored with the WWE – I’ve been there, I understand – there’s an alternative and something else to watch.
I can’t wrestle a match without getting my ankles taped because they feel like they’ll shatter on me.
If Meekmahan ever came to the Hardy compound, I would tell Meekmahan, face-to-face, ‘You’ll fade away and classify yourself as obsolete! Obsolete!’
I got the dragon on my leg when I was still living with my dad. He’s not a fan of tattoos, so I had to get it behind his back; he kind of freaked out when he saw it.
Ric Flair, The Freebirds, and The Rockers were great influences in my decision to become a wrestler.
Once I established myself doing crazy things and being extreme, people want to see it all the time.
The Undertaker’s beaten me down pretty bad quite a few times.
I would love to end my career as World Champion.
It’s good to establish moves that fans are always going to recognize and scream for.
Thank God for TNA: we’ve had the creative freedom to do what we want to do.
My first match was against Razor Ramon. I lost. Come to think about it, I lost a lot back in those days.
I still look forward to doing things I’ve never done before. But the fear beforehand is always worse than the actual moment. Leading up to it, especially before the match, is when the butterflies are at their worst. But in the match, the creatures – my fans – fuel me. They’re a huge superpower for me and my survival.
I compliment people when I see something I really like and tell them, ‘That was good. Keep doing what you’re doing.’ That’s as much as advice as you will get out of me.
Edge is such a great guy.
Any time it’s a Swanton, I’m confident. But if I feel I can’t do it, I won’t do it.
I look at tattoos as a commitment to life.
For special wrestlers, there’s somewhere else to go – as long as you’re not brainwashed by that WWE mentality. There’s other worlds out there; it’s OK to switch around.
When you commit to a WWE contract, you’re committing to some serious time away from home.
Early, when I first started wrestling, I wanted to be a combination of Sting and the Ultimate Warrior: The Ultimate Warrior’s craziness and weird personality and Sting’s coolness and the way he carried himself to the ring. But then later on, when it came to physicality and athleticism, Shawn Michaels topped the cake.
I’m good at professional wrestling, and I always will be good, but what’s always been different about me is that I can’t completely focus on professional wrestling.
I’ve got my hardcore fans, and I thank them so much for being there for me and not giving up on me.
I’ve rung my bells so many times, especially back in the day when chair shots to the head were legal. My goodness, I took so many of those.
I’m not really a popular fan of the whole Hall of Fame thing. I’ve had a lot of ups and downs, and I don’t feel deserving a lot of times.
TNA is great about going out of their way to interact with the fans.
I’m looking forward to having one of those moments that will be immortal.
Overall, I think I’m just lucky, and I hope I continue to be lucky.
Sting was one of my first and biggest influences. One night in North Carolina, when I reached out and touched his shoulder, he had the face paint on, and I didn’t know why, but I loved it. I wanted to be just like him, and I was only 11 years old.
Being myself is what got me to where I am.
I’ve learned that I can still be loved if I perform well, and I learned that from the broken brilliance of Matt Hardy.
I’ve always dreamt of somewhere down the line getting one match out of Hogan, just because that was always a dream.
The Great Khali always serves up a good beatdown if you can’t get out from under that heavy hand.
When I wrestled Randy Orton, that was probably the biggest match of my career at that point, because that was when I had the other shot at the WWE championship.
I really hate my hair when it’s not braided because it’s so big when it dries. When it’s wet, it looks cool, but when it dries, it gets all in my mouth during a match, and I hate it.
Whether I ever become WWE champion in my career, I’m proud of what I’ve done.