Bob Holly Talks Working With CM Punk, WWE's Hypocrisy With Wellness Policy & Injured Stars, ECW
Holly: I just got tired of seeing WWE people, executives and stuff, post stuff on Twitter saying hey, if you want to make it in WWE you have to show us you want it. You have to work hard. You have to not cause any problems within the company. You have to be able to cut good promos. You have to be able to work. Let me tell you something. Ted DiBiase has every single tool it takes to be number one. That, to me, and I talk about it in my book, because why is he not on TV right now? There's not reason why because let me tell you something, when they bring Sheamus back, because their excuse is they can't just throw him out there, but then when they bring Sheamus back you watch and see if they don't put him in something when he comes back. It's like the other guys that get hurt, like Rey Mysterio. How many times does he get hurt a year? About 15 times a year and then he comes back and they throw him right out there and put him in a storyline. You can't sit there and tell me they don't have anything for this guy or they can't find anything for him.
Wrestling INC: And it is there job. They're the ones that are supposed to be coming up with stuff.
Holly: Exactly. That's the writer's jobs and when you have a talent like this, you are so missing the boat on this guy, because I worked this guy. I've seen this guy. They don't get no better than Ted DiBiase Jr. I'm sorry. It just doesn't happen. It's a shame. It really is.
Wrestling INC: Thanks and thanks for taking the time. Do you have any upcoming appearances or anything else that you'd like to plug?
Holly: I got a few things going on. I don't want to get too busy with traveling and stuff because I had my fun traveling and did all that. I kind of just want to chill out and just do a few things here and there. That's all I want to do.
You can check out the first part of the interview here, where Holly discussed his early career, working as a job guy with Ricky Steamboat in WWF, working with Ric Flair in WCW, signing with WWF, being given the "Sparky Plugg" gimmick and much more. Click here for the second part of the interview, where Holly talked about the Attitude Era, if he ever considered jumping to WCW, being injured during a match with Brock Lesnar and if he tried to sandbag him, not being ready for the World title picture and more. You can also follow him on Twitter @TheBobHolly.