In a new interview conducted for The Miami Herald, WWE star Dolph Ziggler had the following to say concerning the choice between school and working for WWE:
"I told myself I would graduate college before I started training for wrestling, and I did," Ziggler said. While I was waiting for a tryout with WWE, I was waiting to go to Law School.
"Luckily I got the tryout, and it worked out with WWE, because I wouldn’t be able to do both [simultaneously]. I would’ve had to choose, and I would have chose wrestling and sports entertainment, because that was my dream. I’m still very interested in law. I stay up-to-date on some topics, but that was my school thing to fall back on, if things didn’t work out. Being in WWE, this is my true dream."
On the possibility of ever exploring a carrer in MMA, Ziggler had the following to say:
"When I was in high school, I was interested in that stuff — UFC 1, 2, 3 and 4 — before it got as mainstream as it is now,” Ziggler said.
"I was really into [amateur] wrestling and boxing because I wanted to be the best athlete that I could. I never really had an interest in it, except in high school. Since I was 5-years-old, I wanted to be a WWE superstar,” he said, “and luckily, so far, I get to keep doing what I love." You can read the entire article by clicking the above link.