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Theory Thinks He Can Be The Face Of WWE, Has Talked To Vince McMahon About It

Theory is confident that he can become the face of WWE, but he’s taking his journey one step at a time.

Since he was drafted to WWE RAW in 2021, he has quickly risen up the ranks. He got paired with Vince McMahon shortly after WWE Survivor Series, and he went on to face Pat McAfee at WrestleMania 38. On the April 18 episode of WWE RAW, Theory won the WWE United States Championship, and in recent weeks, he has been interacting with John Cena on social media.

During an appearance on WWE Out of Character with Ryan Satin, when asked whether he has the potential to be the face of the company, Theory stated that he thinks he does, though he’s focused on the present so he doesn’t get lost looking ahead. At the same time, he believes that he’s only going to get better from here on out, and he’s going to give it his all.

“I think so,” said Theory. “Just because, I mean I don’t know what that level is because I’m on my way up and I’m slowly starting to see how different things are, and there’s a lot of evolution for Theory as a character. And honestly, me, even in my life, being ready for that, and I think the way things are going and I feel like I’m at a steady pace, but at the same time, there are some big things that happen and do put you on a new level. And I just think honestly, I try not to get in my head too much because at the end of the day, these are big accomplishments, and this is the WWE, this is the biggest for sports entertainment. This is what I dreamed of my whole life.

“But at the end of the day, I think I know myself, and I know my work ethic, and I plan to only get better. And I just wanna give this everything that I got. And I don’t wanna hold anything back. And I also wanna enjoy every single moment. I’m not in a hurry. I just want to enjoy the process. You really do only get one shot at this, one shot at life, and for me, that sounds awesome. And to be fair, I’ve envisioned myself being the guy and I think that’s a huge, huge step to take. But I’m on my way, for sure. And I’ll say right now like I’m just gonna keep doing what I’m doing. My ears are open, my mouth’s shut. I’m just ready to keep it going.”

When asked, Theory stated that he has talked to McMahon about being the face of the company because he wanted to illustrate his passion and his drive to the WWE Chairman. He then commended Cena, a former face of the company, for doing the work that comes with the responsibility of the role.

“Yeah, because I wanted him to know that this was never a second choice for me,” said Theory. “This was always the only thing. And nothing against college and stuff like that. And you can do that at any time, I feel like. But for me, I never had a plan B. It was this or nothing. I was just so heavy believing in myself at a very young age. That, yeah while these guys are at parties and high school, I’m in the gym, I’m training. It’s late but I’m training. I finish a job in a warehouse working 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. I’m tired as hell but I gotta get up and I gotta work out because if I don’t, I’m gonna fall off. I’m just gonna keep pushing to the next day. And it’s just that mentality, those little things. And I think everything that happens in life happens for a reason. And I think the buildup of all these huge moments have been happening, could this be the big buildup to get me ready for somebody like John Cena? Because I’m gonna be honest, there’s a lot of huge attractions, but to me, I don’t think it gets any bigger than John Cena.

“Whether you’re a fan or not, you can’t deny his work ethic, you can’t deny what he’s done for the WWE, and to me, being in a position where, I could possibly be the face, just thinking of how much work there is, it’s insane, man. My hat’s off to that. That takes a hell of a human, a man or just honestly an anomaly, just somebody that can pull that off. It’s insane. But like I said, I feel like my brain will go crazy if I try to think of all this stuff to get there. And if I just enjoy it every moment and give it my best, it should be a good ride. And I’m not saying it’s gonna be easy, but I definitely just keep my head on straight and just keep moving forward.”

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