Interview with Rhino

on Mittwoch, 22 Februar 2012. Posted in Exklusiv-Interviews

von Angela Heeb

Interview with Rhino

Welcome to Switzerland and thank you that you have taken the time for this interview.

First of all when and how did you start wrestling?

Rhino:

I started wrestling in school when I was 13 and started pro when I was 18.

When did you start thinking about becoming a wrestler?

Rhino:

I started thinking about becoming a pro wrestler my senior year of high school.

Welcome to Switzerland and thank you that you have taken the time for this interview.

First of all when and how did you start wrestling?

Rhino:

I started wrestling in school when I was 13 and started pro when I was 18.

When did you start thinking about becoming a wrestler?

Rhino:

I started thinking about becoming a pro wrestler my senior year of high school.

Who trained you?

Rhino:

I was trained by Scott D'Amore, Mickey Doyle, and Denny Kass.

What memories do you have about your first match in front of an audience? When was your debut?

Rhino:

My pro wrestling debut was March 10, 1995, and I wrestled Denny Kass. It was a really solid match that I ended up losing.

At your beginning you was on tour with Christian, Joe E. Legend and Edge in Canada. How was it to be on tour?

Rhino:

Being on tour with Edge, Christian and Joe E. Legend was one of the best learning experiences. It helped me out a lot learning from all three of them.

Do you still have contact with them?

Rhino:

I do still keep in contact with them.

Which match would you call the absolute highlight in your career?

Rhino:

I've been blessed to have a lot of highlights in my matches, it's very difficult to narrow it down to just one.

You where the last ECW World Heavyweight Champion , before ECW went bankrupt in April 2001. How was it for you, as ECW closed its doors?

Rhino:

I was saddened when it closed, but all good things must eventually come to an end.

Right after ECW closed the doors, you were obliged by the WWF. How do you feel to be at WWF?

Rhino:

Right after ECW closed, I signed my first contract with WWE, and I looked forward to the new opportunity.

In the course of 2001, you won the WWF Hardcore Championship three times!! How is it to be a Hardcore Champion/ Hardcore wrestler?

Rhino:

Winning the hardcore title was a great accomplishment and I brought something different to the hardcore division.

In July 2005 you started at TNA and on December 6th 2010 was your last match at TNA. What was your experiences in your five years with TNA? How was it backstage?

Rhino:

I enjoyed being with TNA for five years and I had some memorable matches and moments. Plus, being backstage was a great time.

For all Wrestlers it is a target to wrestle at WWE or TNA. Can you tell us anything about your experience in WWF(WWE),TNA and ECW ?

Rhino:

Working for WWE TNA and ECW was a treat.

What was your best & what was your worst moment in your career?

Rhino:

I have had a lot of good moments in my career but can't recall any bad ones.

ECW, the original! If you think about it today, what do you think was the most impressive thing about ECW and how did it affect the wrestling business?

Rhino:

At the time ECW brought something different to the table and fans respected and appreciated it.

What can we expect from you at WAR Showdown II in Switzerland?

Rhino:

You can expect from me at WAR Showdown II in Switzerland a hell of a match. I'm in the best shape of my career.

And specifically what can expect your opponent Drake Destroyer at WAR Showdown II?

Rhino:

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Rhino:

I expect of my opponent to bring his best and give me one hell of a wrestling match.

How are you doing today? What is "Rhino" doing after his "big" ECW,WWF and TNA time?

Rhino:

For the last year I've been wrestling all over the world, training harder than I ever have, trying to achieve one more world title reign.

Thank you for answering the questions. We are at the end of our Interview. Do you have any words for Wrestling.ch and the Swiss wrestling fans?

Rhino:

I'm looking forward to meeting all the Swiss wrestling fans and putting on a hell of a wrestling match and meeting fans up close and personal.


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