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The Ascension On Cosmic Wasteland, Leaving Money On The Table

Big Kon and Vik, formerly known as The Ascension, recently spoke with WrestleZone Managing Editor Bill Pritchard and discussed various topics. The duo reflected on their WWE careers, and two highlights include their reflection on Cosmic Wasteland:

Vik: “I know I was excited when we were doing that, you know, because we’d already been working with Cody and Dustin quite a bit, and we enjoyed working with them. Cody’s quite the character and Stardust, it was something else. I know, for us, it seemed like it all fit together really well. We were working with Neville and the Luchas, and doing that, we loved that stuff. I know, personally, I did, but everything in WWE is a struggle.”

Big Kon: “It looked like a comic book with the six of us, and it made it exciting, it looked good, it was different characters. Cody, you know, with the Cosmic Wasteland, it looked really good visually. We worked on the entrance, and you know, Neville with them looked incredible, too, so and, of course, we can all six go, so it was a payoff. I just wished they would have capitalized on it maybe a just a little bit more.”

On why WWE dropped Cosmic Wasteland before they fully capitalized on it:

Vik: “I don’t even know if we have the answers to that one, in that situation. I know we got left feeling kinda confused at the end of it, so I don’t know. If that was, I think that was at the time, too, that kind of, if I’m not mistaken, pushed Cody to leave and do what he’s doing now.”

Big Kon: “There was a lot of money left on the table, for sure, with that one. There was money left on the table.”

Vik: “I mean, it’s just like odd how, there are so many things, like WWE you just have to fight, fight, fight, fight and sometimes I just, I don’t know what the right term is, like it just, stuff gets lost.”

Big Kon: “Or you just, like,  kick a dead horse.”

Vik: “It’s not like we’re the ones kicking a dead horse, but it is, you know what I mean? And it’s not by performance, I would say.”

The full interview is available below:

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