Raquel Rodriguez was on this week’s Busted Open to speak about what it was like getting referred to as as much as SmackDown, and the variations between the principle roster and NXT.
Raquel was requested what it was prefer to get the decision as much as SmackDown:
“It was thrilling. It was relieving. It was loopy. It was each emotion you may consider,” she stated.
“I’ve been on the PC since late 2016 and I’ve been coaching. I didn’t have my debut till 2020 with Dakota Kai. So it’s been a protracted journey for me.”
“You realize, I did faculty basketball earlier than that and tried to search out my approach again into this world that I needed to be part of a lot as a result of my father was a wrestler. I’m a second technology wrestler. So it was one thing that felt prefer it was a very long time coming, nevertheless it was additionally rapidly squashed by the concept I do know that this isn’t a second to settle. It is a second to maintain working arduous. It is a second to maintain proving myself and show to everybody that I do belong on Friday Evening SmackDown.”
“My dad, he wrestled territories and lots in Mexico. His title was Rick Desperado Gonzalez. He glided by Speedy for just a little bit throughout his youthful years, however he began off at TWA, which was Shawn Michaels faculty in San Antonio, Texas. I do know he labored with Booker T and everybody within the Houston and Texas and Louisiana space.”
On the distinction between NXT and SmackDown:
“There’s positively a special ambiance to it. There’s much more strain at SmackDown. I believe NXT may be very a lot welcoming and laid again as a result of we’ve got so many new faces so usually, that everybody’s simply very a lot able to get at it,” Rodriguez shared.
“Smackdown, there’s much more veterans and there’s much more ladies with expertise. So after all, there’s much more alternatives to show your self and to additionally mess up. So it’s simply much more strain general.”
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