WWE Hall of Famer and former four-time WWE/World Heavyweight Champion, "The Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michaels, along with his "MacMillan River Adventures" co-host, Keith Mark, were the featured guests on this week's Monday Night Mayhem, hosted by The Big Mosh & "The Chairman of the Board" Todd Vincent. Here are highlights from the interview, courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com's Aarnon Carnevale:
How "Shawn Michaels' MacMillan River Adventures" is similar to the WWE: (Shawn): "It is still TV. There are still things that you have got to do. I've been an athlete most of my life, and I can follow instructions very well. That is one of the things Keith brings to the table: He is a good leader, and he knows what he wants. We have similarities in that respect, and I have to give Keith a ton of credit for that, because he handles everything under the sun."
Which WWE Superstars have taken a liking to MRA Hunting and which former WWE/WCW personality they have "reached out to" that has a very good chance of appearing on the program in the future: (Shawn): "Road Dogg, Tensai, and The Big Show always talk about it. Obviously, you do your best to work with their schedule. That's always the toughest part. But a number of guys have expressed interest, and we're certainly going to do what we can to work around their schedules. Heck, I reached out to Eric Bischoff. So we're going to try to get Eric to come on a show with us."
Based on the success of MRA Hunting to this point, the likelihood of their show returning for a fourth season on the Outdoor Channel: (Keith): "I can tell you for sure that there will be 2014/2015 'Shawn Michaels' McMillan River Adventures,' because we've signed a long-term deal with the network the Outdoor Channel) that runs through 2015, so we have commitments."
His thoughts on his legacy in professional wrestling & sports-entertainment and how he believes his fans will remember his career: (Shawn): "I get in trouble for it a lot, and I don't mean it in a malicious way, but I don't give a lot of thought to that. It's not because I don't care, but it is, because I recognize that I have no control over that. If nothing else, I've gotten really good over the years at not concerning myself with those things that I can't control. It's like trying to 'make sense of the insensible,' and I don't waste my time or energy on that kind of stuff."
You can listen to the full audio interview at this link.
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