Dominik Mysterio had some weighty expectations on his again earlier than ever setting foot in a WWE ring.
Being the son of the legendary Rey Mysterio is one factor, however having your debut match on a stage like SummerSlam towards a four-time world champion in Seth Rollins takes issues to a complete different degree.
Dominik appeared in WWE as a younger youngster throughout Rey’s feud with Eddie Guerrero again in 2005, however over the previous 12 months he’s been making extra appearances since he started coaching to change into a wrestler.
Now he’s been jettisoned to the primary roster and inserted into a serious programme, talkSPORT caught up with WWE’s latest starlet and mentioned the journey to date. You’ll be able to catch half one among our chat with Dominik HERE.
On his response to Rey Mysterio Vs Seth Rollins ‘eye-for-an-eye’
I believe they had been each very pleased with the product. They each placed on a hell of a match and it was like a match that you just had by no means actually seen an eye-for-an-eye match.
Halfway by the day my dad was like ‘I can’t pin him, I can’t hit him with a transfer and canopy him, that is fully totally different.’
So I believe they had been pleased with the ultimate product and with the place the story has gone to now with me and my dad teaming up, so I believe it’s actually cool how this has all turned out.
On working with Brock Lesnar
He’s one other man I’m very grateful for. He trusted me to hit him with the 619, the splash and the chair. So, once more, I’m nothing however grateful for the alternatives which have been offered to me, however he’s one among a sort, man.
On what he’d love to do working along with his dad, Rey Mysterio
I believe bucket record sensible with my dad could be profitable some Tag Crew titles. Undoubtedly having a pay-per-view match with him at WrestleMania, simply one-on-one.
I believe possibly the final bucket record could be with the ability to induct him into the Corridor of Fame as a WWE famous person. That may be out of this world superb.
The way it was damaged to him he was going through Seth Rollins at SummerSlam in his debut
I didn’t know what was occurring, I simply go based mostly off what my dad tells me. So we had been travelling and we had simply completed up a RAW and he goes ‘they need you and Seth for SummerSlam.’
And I used to be like ‘OK, yeah. Positive. They need me and Seth at SummerSlam. OK’ [laughs].
He stated ‘No, I’m critical.’ And I used to be like ‘OK, Dad. Cool.’
I didn’t even suppose something of it. I simply thought it was a joke. Then the following day he was like ‘So, you prepared? and I used to be like ‘For what? What are you speaking about?’ And he stated ‘You’re gonna wrestle Seth at SummerSlam.’
Then I assumed OK, that is fairly critical now. So I already had a routine the place I get up, do my cardio and go to my coaching, however as soon as I determine that out I stepped it up yet another notch.
So I usually go to the in-ring three or 4 days every week, I upped that to 4 or 5 days every week. I had to verify I used to be additional ready and placing in additional work. However yeah, I assumed he was joking the entire time! I assumed he was ribbing me.
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