[Miz] storms out through the curtains and on to the stage – thousands, if not tens of thousands, of fans are cheering for him.
"As soon as I get out there the nerves go away and everything becomes natural. The energy from the crowd helps so much," he tells the Sunshine Coast Daily.
That's life as a "Superstar" with the WWE – World Wrestling Entertainment.
It's a job that requires a lot of travel. Last month he found himself in Australia on the WWE Raw Live Tour.
It was no vacation Down Under. He and the other WWE "Superstars" and "Divas" had a gruelling five-day, five-city schedule – putting on shows night after night in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.
"There's a lot of flying involved," he said.
"We flew for 15 hours to get to Australia and less than four hours after landing we were doing a show.
"It's not like we had a day to relax, chill out and adjust to the time. It's flying every day."
His name and face are on every conceivable piece of merchandise. There's the expected – t-shirts, pants and hats – and the not-so-expected, including sippy cups, clocks, a dog collar and even a baby onesie.
"So for all those one-year-old Mizfits out there watching WWE there's a onesie that says 'I'm Awesome'," he said.
He's got his hardcore base of fans as well.
"The dedication that our fans have is awesome," he said.
"I got off the plane coming to Australia and there was this huge poster that someone painted.