Source: ESPN

ESPN spoke with WWE Champion Jinder Mahal during his recent trip to India. Below are some highlights:

Being a babyface one day:

"The WWE is like any other sport. But I consider it to be an art form. I consider myself an artist. I can play a character but I consider myself a world class athlete. That's the beauty of the WWE, it brings the best of both worlds. It brings the athletics of a sport form and mixes with it ideas from Hollywood or Bollywood. I am interested in seeing what other characters I could play. The evolution of a WWE character is such that things change and I can't wait to have a babyface character."

Reports of his shoulder being injured:

"I don't have an injury. Those are just rumours. I have large traps and that causes my shoulders to roll forward so when I tape them up, it just pulls my shoulders back and I start to develop my rear shoulders more. My traps are a bit too strong so it puts me out of balance. So it is just to prevent future injuries."

WWE rewarding hard work:

"The WWE rewards hard work, so I became the hardest working superstar in the WWE. No one is out-training me. I look at all my matches and see what I could have done better. What I did correct, I want to do more of that. I am just driven.

"My most interesting challenge would be staying motivated. I got released from the WWE because I got complacent. I became lazy and I wasn't motivated like I am now. Every day when I work out, I realise I have to work even harder. I know how hard I had to work to become WWE Champion and I know how hard I have to work to stay WWE Champion and go down in history as one of the greatest of all time."

Jinder also discussed returning to India, wanting to wrestle Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins, drawing heat with his promos and more. You can read the full interview by clicking here.

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