WWE CWC competitor Rich Swann was recently interviewed by The Baltimore Sun. Below are some highlights:
Working televised matches against Baron Corbin and Finn Balor:
"Baron Corbin, I watched him a lot when I was in Japan, and I saw the way that he was making waves. I knew that he was going to be one of the best. He's proving just that. I was in a losing effort against him. He's a big, tough, guy. He doesn't take anything from anybody. He's doing great on RAW now.
"As far as working against Finn Balor, I always idolized him. I looked up to him. When I was in Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling, he came to Dragon Gate, and was the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion. I always wanted to get the chance to wrestle him, and to do it in a WWE ring was priceless."
If WWE has been what he's expected so far:
"It actually hasn't been exactly what I expected. But I didn't expect to come in and for it to be sunshine and rainbows either. I'm coming in, I'm busting my tail, I'm working hard and enjoying the challenges that are being thrown at me every day."
What is says about WWE that the CWC is taking place:
"I think it says greatness. There's no words that I could put that into. It's making this business great again. Not to say that it wasn't great before, but it's changing on us. It's bringing an audience that probably did not watch before, now they're seeing something different. They're want to take a look at this. They're getting the WWE Network, which you can get for $9.99, and it creates greatness."
Swann also discussed making weight for the tournament, getting his big break after a tweet from Wale, what winning the CWC would do for him and more. You can read the full interview by clicking here.
Source: The Baltimore Sun