On the newest version of the Excessive Lifetime of Matt Hardy the Damaged One turned again the clocks to 2002, and mentioned his “Model 1” character in WWE, one which he says Vince McMahon was a giant fan of throughout that point. Try Hardy’s full ideas on the topic, which embody how Vince wished him to defeat Undertaker, beneath.
Remembers his run as Matt Hardy 1.0, and the way excessive Vince McMahon was on him:
“Vince was very excessive on what I used to be doing there. I had an ideal relationship with them at the moment. It nearly jogs my memory of when myself and MVP had a run on SmackDown. The door was at all times open to us as a result of we have been like the best factor on the present and he beloved us. It was a bit of little bit of the identical deal on SmackDown. I like the actual fact and I used to be very grateful that Vince inserted me into the highest feud on SmackDown, which was Brock and The Undertaker, it’s nearly like Brock and Paul Heyman have been utilizing me as an underling, benefiting from me to the place I didn’t understand it. as a result of I simply realized that was a giant deal. You realize, Matt Hardy, Model One, Brock, Undertaker, the three large stars on SmackDown. Vince understood I used to be very conscious of all the things I used to be doing. I bear in mind as we have been doing that day, it was someplace in Louisiana. I bear in mind however we fought to the again and there was a deal the place I type of need a cage to get away from Undertaker Brock comes out he finally ends up F-5ing him and I really feel like they have been gonna do it on the ground, they usually did it on the popcorn luggage when you keep in mind that. It was very bizarre, unusual, you recognize? That’s the place I ended up pinning Undertaker after.”
Remembers when Vince instructed Undertaker that Hardy can be beating him:
“However I bear in mind we’re speaking concerning the match and it was me ‘Taker, Brock, and Vince, and we’re type of strolling via there and searching what we needed to work with no matter,” Matt continued. “I’ll always remember Undertaker saying, ‘Effectively, you recognize what if we did this, this factor comes up, and Brock fights me, and he does this after which we find yourself combating out of the constructing [Brock drops] me on the market someplace.’ [Vince] mentioned that’s high quality. ‘He mentioned, he can drop you wherever, however on the finish of this match, Matt Hardy has to get a pin on you.’ He was very adamant about that. Undertaker didn’t say he wasn’t going to do it or no matter, however he threw an concept. Nevertheless it was very cool to see VKM going laborious for me. He mentioned, ‘I don’t care how we do it, however on the finish of this match, Matt Hardy must be on high of us and get a pinfall on you.’”
(H/T and transcribed by Fightful)