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I’m a huge footy fan, I catch matches all the time.
I have a gym in my house where I work out.
I have always dreamed of being an IWGP Champion.
The Lashley that you see on the screen is Lashley when he’s his own personality turned way up. MVP is me, with my volume, my personality volume on 11. If you look, that’s the reason that we work so well.
I think reading is important. Not just for children, but for adults across the board.
I had a great time in Japan and the other places that I worked.
Tables are for putting things on, not putting MVP through, and if I can avoid a steel cage match and ladders and chairs, I will.
To borrow a very popular phrase, I’m a Paul Heyman guy.
I had every intention of retiring. While I’ve had the honor and the pleasure of being in a few WrestleManias, I never thought I’d be in a WrestleMania again.
After having been at WWE and being somebody who was being groomed to be a world champion, I ran afoul of some politics and spent three months on a losing streak. I had a confrontation with one of the executives.
One thing pro wrestlers and NBA players have in common is passion.
Generally speaking, I’m lazy. I really don’t like to do anything but sit around and chill out and watch TV, but if it’s something I like, if it’s something I’m into, then no one can outwork me.
I will say this: love Vince McMahon or hate Vince McMahon, no matter what you feel about him, he has always treated me well.
It’s my goal to go out and get the best possible performance that I can and in the process to make those around me better.
I just always try to stay on point, take care of the business, and take care of the people around me.
Apollo Crews is tremendously talented. One of the things that impressed me the most about Apollo is his coach-ability; he wants to improve, he wants to learn, he’s got a tremendous attitude and he’s eager to do well.
We Americans have a lot to learn about how sports should be done.
At 16, I was facing 11 life felonies.
In terms of adjustments, I’m just adjusting to life after wrestling while I can still wrestle. I will still wrestle periodically for the most part, I enjoy stepping into a Paul Heyman type role.
Fortunately, my talent is on loan from God. You see, I’m half-man, half-amazing, which is what allowed me to become United States Champion in less than a year after joining WWE.
I don’t have to work hard at anything.
I just try to keep it real with myself and everybody else.
I just want to be the best every time I go out and I want to work with the best and I want everyone around me to want to be the best.
New Japan is my personal favorite wrestling company, working there was my dream; it was my dream to wrestle in the Tokyo Dome.
There’s a lot to be said for men of color to be presented successfully. That’s something beautiful – when you’re a kid to see somebody that looks like you presented that way.
I do know if you lace up a pair of boots, Kurt Angle is someone you want to get in the ring with.
I always tell young, up and coming professional wrestlers, when you’re trying to play a character that’s not really you, it’s going to be difficult and fans can register that. Sometimes it’s not even consciously, it’s subconsciously they pick up on it.
I was in the sixth grade the first time I saw ‘Rambo.’
For those that don’t know, a Ronin is a Japanese word for masterless samurai and in the wrestling industry that is how I see myself.
There are people who often, say, ‘Racism doesn’t exist anymore.’ And, ‘Nobody’s racist anymore.’ And, to that I say, all you have to do is go on Youtube and read the comments. That will tell you just how racist people will be if they can’t be called out on it.
From age 16 to 26, I literally became a man in prison so it was influential in shaping me.
Matt Hardy is a tag team wrestler. He’s one of the greatest tag team wresters in the history of tag team wrestling.
I am a Bianca Belair fan and I’ll have everybody know behind the scenes I was actually talking to Bianca Belair a bit about potentially adding her to an organization, a faction that I used to be a part of.
In our society, if an individual commits a crime, he or she is sent to prison and they’re supposed to repay their debt to society by serving their time. But, more and more, our institutions are taking away educational programs; they’re taking away the Pell Grants so that people can take college courses.
I have the all-seeing eye of Horus on the back of my arm, which is a symbol of protection; it watches my back.
It’s mind-numbing sometimes how quickly celebrity can take off.
There was a prison guard that introduced me to pro wrestling and I needed a hobby, so I devoted myself to it – I lived it, ate it and slept it and that’s how I became MVP. So people might think MVP was an overnight success, but I had to travel a long way to get there.
I sprint to keep my wind up.
Brock Lesnar is soft, I’m going to say it, he’s soft.
Leaving the sports entertainment style of WWE to go to the hard hitting and strong style of New Japan was a very easy transition for me because it was what I always wanted to do.
Sometimes people say that a picture is worth a thousand words, so if you look at my tattoos and you know what you’re reading, you can draw a lot from them.
Kids naturally want to play and be physical.
I don’t want to see a kid get hurt trying to imitate me or trying to do something he or she has seen one of my peers do.
I remember when ‘Pac-Man’ was great, and ‘Pong’ and all of these primitive video games.
Sometimes that’s all the kids need, just one person to look at them and say, ‘man he’s just like me. If he can do it, I can do it.’ And that means a lot to me.
When you go to work, you do what your bosses tell you to do. If your bosses tell you to do something a certain way, you do it. If you get to a point where you don’t want to do it anymore, you either: do what they tell you to do or leave, which was part of the reason why I decided to go to New Japan.
Bobby Lashley is on the road every week, he’s in the gym everyday. Sometimes I literally argue with Bobby about taking time off, I say dude, you need recovery and Bobby says ‘I do active recovery.’
For me Japan was my dream and the WWE was my goal, so making it to the WWE and actually standing in that ring for the first time in front of millions of people nationally and tens of millions of people internationally, I was there, I was at the show! it was so real, that’s the best way I can describe it.
Yeah, Japanese wrestling is my favorite wrestling.
If you don’t like somebody because of the God that they worship, or because of the color of their skin… there’s something wrong with you, not them.