Kofi Kingston Talks Breaking Into “Top Tier”, Wanting Singles Match At ‘Mania This Year, High Risk Moves, More

Chris Cash

Kofi KingstonKofi Kingston was recently interviewed by Slam! Wrestling. Here are some of the highlights:

On This Year's WrestleMania

"When we were kids and fantasizing about being a WWE Superstar — I actually had a Bugs Bunny doll that I used to practice all my moves on — you always imagine yourself being in the main event a WrestleMania. Me and Bugs Bunny. You always envision being there in a singles match. Just you and your opponent on the grandest stage of them all. The selfishness comes out, but you want more eyes on you than on having them on other people in your match."

On Breaking Into WWE's Top Tier

"I'm focusing right now on breaking into that top tier. I feel that now I'm so close, you know. Not to toot my own horn or anything, but like I said, I feel I can go out there with anybody and be great. It's just a matter of getting opportunities to do so and staying the course of what I do. I always say that I don't have control over what the direction of the show will be, and what storylines I'll be in. But what I do have control over is being in the ring and doing what I do. Regardless of what's going on and whomever I'm in there with, I'll be able to go out there and do some incredible things. It's like I said, I always want to be moving ahead."

On His High Risk Style

"I think I'm going to go ahead and touch wood. Yeah, I've been really fortunate to have this high risk style, and be jumping off the top rope to the outside of the ring, and still be okay. When I say okay, I don't mean I'm completely fine because I'm definitely banged up. But I'm still able to go out and perform."

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