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Interview Recap – Afa “The Wild Samoan”
Afa “The Wild Samoan” a WWE Hall of Famer joined Jack of In Your Head Wrestling Radio for a very special edition of In Your Head on March 30, 2009. Remember these are just highlights please visit InYourHeadOnline.com for the full interview.
On being apart of WrestleMania. “Any time you get a chance to be a part of it is an honour.” “It’s a good feeling.”
Jack asked if training guys made him feel like he’s giving back to the wrestling business. “I feel like I can teach them what I know, teaching them the ins and outs of the business giving back.”
Jack asked what its like to see someone like Batista become as big as he has. “He came to me because he knew I was a good trainer.” “There is no question that he stands out.” “I knew he’d be okay the market is easily looking for a big guy.” “I’m very, very proud of him.”
On Mickey Rourke. “He did not have respect for the wrestling business.” “He thought we were one of those phoney people who don‘t deserve to be called a sport.” “two days after we started training he apologized to me, that’s when he admitted to me he did not have respect for wrestling.” “He gained all kinds of respect.”
Afa also covered working for Cowboy Bill Watts and Vince McMahon, working with Captain Lou Albano, his brother Sika, winning the WWWF world tag titles, growing up as a fan and getting into it with bad guy wrestlers, manager for the Headshrinkers and much more.
Be sure to check out http://www.wildsamoan.com, and http://www.wxwwrestling.com.