Konnor, previously of The Ascension, (now Massive Kon,) appeared on “Desk Discuss” with D-Von Dudley to speak about his current Affect look and his life-style adjustments.
Konnor lately appeared on Affect Wrestling. He was requested if he has signed with them:
“We don’t know if it’s a one off or what was happening, nevertheless it was a kind of offers the place Tommy Dreamer gave me a telephone name and mentioned ‘Hey, man, we’re on the town. We need to give you a chance. We need to carry you in and allow you to get some TV time’, and I used to be like ‘Cool, like yeah, completely.’ I requested Tommy, ‘Do you suppose it’s value it?’ He mentioned, ‘I’d wish to get eyes in entrance of Scott D’Amore.’”
“So first off, I really like Tommy, and I believe very extremely of Tommy as a result of Tommy was one of many unique guys that discovered me earlier than I used to be even employed by WWE. He was really within the expertise relations division. So I’ve all the time trusted him. He’s one of many good ones,” Konnor mentioned.
“So Tommy invited me down. I met Scott D’Amore. They gave me, I believe it was like 13 to fifteen minutes, with Eddie Edwards. We did an amazing job. Then the following evening, it was only a fast out and in, however you by no means know what’s going to occur. There was nothing signed or something that was achieved there. It was simply good enterprise. So we’ll see what occurs. You by no means know.”
Konnor mentioned he give up consuming throughout the pandemic:
“I did a whole lot of soul looking for myself, I assume you could possibly say. There was some extent I believe throughout my life that I used to drink lots and I used to let myself go. Typically I didn’t know methods to say no,” he revealed.
“So what I ended up doing was I noticed that I may need had a difficulty. So what I ended up doing was I took a 12 months of sobriety. I mentioned I’ve to show to myself that I’m not an alcoholic, and so for a complete 12 months, I by no means touched a drink in that 12 months. I used to be like, okay, as a result of I used to be like, I did it to myself, I want to repair this myself. That was my mentality and I did it. That was one in all my greatest issues I did over the course of that first 12 months off.”
“I began consuming in eleventh grade and in order that’s actually horrible to speak about, however I believe generally it must be recognized and I drank fairly a bit. I simply was like, dammit, sufficient’s sufficient. Even my spouse mentioned one thing to me, and she or he was like, ‘, you’re an alcoholic’ and I used to be like, ‘No, or am I?’, after which as soon as I questioned it, the second I questioned that, I mentioned, ‘You son of a b*tch. You simply is perhaps an alcoholic. Now, you’ve bought to just remember to’re not.’ It was exhausting, nevertheless it was achieved and it was attainable.”
D-Von mentioned he will probably be returning to his function as producer for WWE June fifteenth:
“I had my stroke in 2019 and WWE gave me the break day to get higher, which was nice. However then I additionally simply had again surgical procedure, and once more, WWE was very gracious sufficient to offer me the break day to heal and issues like that. I’m completely satisfied to have the ability to say that I’ll be going again on June 15, again to work once more.”
D-Von’s ideas on Triple H:
“Nicely, one of many issues I wish to say is Triple H knew what he was doing. What he did for NXT was actually superb. So on the Corridor of Fame this 12 months, when Triple H got here out to take a seat down, and the followers had been saying ‘Thanks Hunter’, I assumed it was nice. I sort of bought goosebumps as a result of when Bubba and I had been now not going to be with WWE, Hunter gave me the chance to be a producer backstage,” D-Von mentioned.
“Hear, I may have left and gone elsewhere. Me and Bubba may have nonetheless in all probability been collectively, possibly went to ROH and wrestled there, however I didn’t need to wrestle anyplace else however WWE. However nonetheless, Hunter knew that, and Hunter got here to me proper earlier than me and Bubba went out and mentioned, ‘Hear, I’ve a chance so that you can be a producer.’ At first, I didn’t need to do it as a result of I needed to wrestle. He mentioned, ‘Nicely, we have now this chance. What would you love to do’, and I mentioned, ‘Nicely, I’ve no different alternative.’ I don’t need to go to Japan as a result of I’ve some issues happening in my private life at the moment that wanted to be taken care of right here within the States, so I couldn’t presumably depart. So I mentioned, ‘I’ll take it.’”
“I say thanks a lot for the chance as a result of if it wasn’t for Hunter, I might not have been a producer.”
You may view D-Von’s total interview with Konnor beneath.
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