Source: The Ross Report
On episode 130 of The Ross Report, professional wrestling legend and current lead announcer for New Japan Pro-Wrestling on AXS TV, Jim Ross, welcomed Ricochet to the podcast. Ricochet, who also performs for Lucha Underground as Prince Puma, talked about his future career plans and whether he would like to sign with WWE. Also, 'Mr. High Fly' discussed his favorite professional wrestlers.
"Of course, I mean, I would love to. Even all the people that I know that have been there, they always tell me, 'you've got to at least experience it once'. But they tell me 'you've got to go there and experience it at least once - whether you like it or not, it's up to you, but you've got to go there and you've got to experience it once'. And, of course, I would love to go there one day. So hopefully, all my ducks get in line and get in order and I can make it happen, but, I mean, of course, I would love to, but right now, I'm still just kind of doing my thing, doing the New Japan thing, I still [have] got the Lucha [Underground] going on right now. But, of course, one day, I'd really, really, really enjoy to be there one day."
Apparently, the first ever Lucha Underground Champion has already decided between re-signing with Lucha Underground and holding out for a possible WWE deal.
"Obviously, I'd love to go experience and do the WWE experience, but honestly Lucha is going really good too, so it is a hard decision, but I've got some decisions to make right now. I mean, like, right now, I'm in a position where decisions are needing to be made, so it's actually something that [has] been on my mind here recently. I think I've already made my decision, which one I want to do, if that gives you some suspense, I guess. I think I've already made my mind up, like, which one I want to do. Definitely between now and 2017 some decisions are going to have to be made and stuff's going to have to happen, so I'm just hoping for the best."
On the topic of professional wrestlers who served as inspiration to Ricochet, 'The Future Of Flight' named The Rock, Eddie Guerrero, and Rey Mysterio, Jr.
"Even since [WrestleMania 15], I've been the biggest fan of The Rock ever and then as time progressed, you had your Eddie Guerreros, your Rey Mysterios, those guys that really opened my eyes up to a different form of wrestling. And so, yeah, I guess, like, I can always ask the question and if anyone asks me 'who [are] your favorite wrestlers?', I can say, 'The Rock, Eddie Guerrero, Rey Mysterio'. Without even thinking about it, those are my favorite wrestlers. Growing up, those were my three guys."
In addition to these topics, Ricochet talked about never thinking he would make a career out of professional wrestling, working in a mask, and other things on this edition of 'Slobberknocker Audio'. If you use any of the quotes that appear in this article, please credit The Ross Report with an H/T to Wrestling Inc. for the transcription.
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