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John Morrison/Mundo Interview: Tough Enough, Eric Bischoff, Lucha Underground

Posted By: Caylon Knox on Jun 27, 2015

John Morrison/Mundo Interview: Tough Enough, Eric Bischoff, Lucha Underground

Former WWE Superstar John Morrison, now known as Johnny Mundo in the Lucha Underground promotion, recently spoke to The-NewsHub.com.

Mundo on how Tough Enough was an opportunity for him: “The best way to describe Tough Enough is to just call it an opportunity. In my opinion, it’s the best opportunity any aspiring wrestler could possibly have. It’s a chance to learn from the best in the business and meet people who have achieved things in the business that usually take a long time and a lot of work to just be in the same room with. I think that it imitates what it’s like to be on the road and that you’re on Tough Enough and your walking on eggshells constantly everything you do in the ring, out of the ring affects who they select to win that show. I always thought it was a really cool show and I think it’s cool that they are bringing it back and its one of my favorite shows to watch. It’s always a little nostalgic watching that thing and me with Madcap Kelly up there with Al Snow and, Ivory and Bill (DeMott) was one of the most high pressured but also fun times of my life on Tough Enough. The only thing I think is a shame is I know they are looking for specifically aspiring wrestlers without a lot of experience and I can see how if you’ve been training for a couple of years and you apply for Tough Enough and you don’t make it that it could be disheartening all I can say is that sucks. For me I was lucky enough to apply for Tough Enough before I could really start training and its one way to get your foot in the door as a pro wrestler but it’s not the only way. I don’t know who they’ve selected and I haven’t been following it yet, but I will say that it’s still a TV show.”

On working with Eric Bischoff as his assistant in WWE: “I loved working with Eric. He was great to work with. I think it was great for me to be paired with him early on in my career. I learned a lot from him and I’d love the chance to work with him again because I feel like the way I see entertainment in general is similar to the way he looks at it. Basically, the idea of entertainment is that its entertainment. Wrestling is a form of entertainment and hybrid forms of entertainment are sometimes the way to keep things fresh and constantly reinventing yourself which is necessary in entertainment because people don’t always necessarily know what they want. The hardest thing to figure out is what people want. Then when you figure that out, giving them what they want is what will get you over, make you a successful pro wrestler, sports entertainer whatever you want to call it. Constantly reinventing yourself to stay relevant is something that I think Eric Bischoff did really well. It was really cool for me to be paired up with him.”

On finding a new beginning with Lucha Underground: “I’ve been completely blown away by the professionalism, by the people and the talent of those on the roster on Lucha Underground. Being on the El Rey Network, being one of the companies that puts the vignettes together from Skip Chasen who is putting the backstage vignettes together to the other people the Lucha Underground people specifically that set up this interview. I’ve could talk about Lucha Underground for hours and hours and how great it is. The quick bullet points are that the vignettes, I love and I’ve been doing a bunch of movies since I left the WWE and loved where we were shooting the vignettes in the style of the gritty action film where we are doing coverage and I like that we are doing the vignettes in English and Spanish. I know it gets more views in Spanish than it does in English which is interesting and challenging.”

“The in-ring psychology is faster paced and harder hitting then the WWE for example. I like that it definitely been a challenge for me physically and mentally because it allows me to reinvent myself and make Johnny Mundo relevant and a competitor in the style of Lucha Underground which I believe is a combination of Lucha, American pro wrestling and also Japanese and European pro wrestling. Everything is combined in Lucha and it’s cool to revitalize my career and make me think about pro wrestling and it’s made me excited about pro wrestling again and I’m super excited for season 2 and can’t wait to come back.”

 

Source: The-NewsHub.com

Tags: #wwe #tough enough #lucha underground #johnny mundo #john morrison
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