Divas Champion Interview Reveals How She Got Into NXT, Her Favorite Wrestler Growing Up

Josh Isenberg

KaitlynWWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn sat down with GO! Magazine for an exclusive interview. The interview, which can be viewed here, is very informative on the company's current champion. Below are some of the highlights from the discussion:

On If she liked wrestling growing up:

"I wanted to be exactly like my brother, and he loved wrestling, so I naturally loved wrestling. I was a tomboy and super athletic, and loved any kind of sports.It’s funny; I really liked Goldberg because he was such a bad (dude), and now I’m using “the spear” as my finisher as a little bit of a tribute to him. That’s a pretty cool full-circle moment."

On how she got into professional wrestling:

"I played competitive soccer for about 15 years, and then I made a decision not to play in college. I got into fitness and bodybuilding, and I competed for a few years. I’ve always loved a challenge, so I tried out and won, and the rest is history. I loved it from day one, and I still love it."

On her thoughts of this year's Wrestlemania:

"When it comes to Wrestlemania, I’m such a fan. Even though I’m part of it, I’m literally surprised and every single week — even when I’m watching from backstage — I can’t tear my eyes away from the show. Wrestlemania is our Super Bowl. So every show, as it gets closer and closer, something insane happens."

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