WWE RAW Famous person Damien Priest has recalled an interplay he had with The Undertaker on the WWE Efficiency Heart that just about led to him dropping his nostril.
Priest lately arrived on Monday Night time RAW from WWE NXT, and he is already exhibiting his potential. Throughout his time within the black and gold model, Priest held the NXT North American Championship for over two months. He additionally competed in Ring of Honor beneath the ring identify Punishment Martinez.
Throughout his current look on Metallic Injection’s Squared Circle Pit podcast, Damian Priest spoke a couple of session with The Undertaker throughout The Deadman’s go to to the WWE Efficiency Heart.
Priest revealed that he acquired to combine it up with ‘Taker within the ring, and whereas the latter was explaining one thing to others, he nearly punched The Archer of Infamy within the nostril.
“After which what wasn’t on it [the footage of Undertaker being at the Performance Center], we really acquired to get within the ring a bit of bit with Undertaker, and man he placed on the gloves and every part. I used to be like, ‘Oh no, he’s gonna beat us up,’ after which I really acquired to lock [up], throw some blows with him and I keep in mind he was exhibiting someone one thing and he threw a punch and he was simply explaining one thing so he wasn’t really making an attempt to hit me, however he threw it full pace and it touched my face and he pulled again, I imply simply earlier than he broke my nostril and I used to be like — and I appeared round and I used to be like, ‘Man! That was superior, do it once more.’ So cool. Once more, the fan in me couldn’t assist it.” (H/T POST Wrestling)
Damien Priest revealed in an interview a few months again that he realized loads from The Phenom throughout their session on the WWE PC. He famous issues reminiscent of ring positioning, consciousness, and being overly conscious of your environment throughout a match.
It is all the time good when a younger, up-and-coming star will get suggested by a significant WWE identify. It is further particular when that individual is The Undertaker himself.
Damien Priest on his WWE tryout
The Archer of Infamy additionally opened up on the tryouts he had with WWE through the interview. Though he wasn’t profitable at signing with WWE at first, the corporate contacted him whereas his contract with Ring of Honor was nearly up.
“I had a tryout with WWE in 2014 I consider, and on the time, they appreciated me. All of them mentioned, ‘You’re a sure for the corporate,’ that, ‘You’re the kind of man we’d wanna rent however there’s simply nothing for you proper now’ after which I mentioned, ‘Oh okay’ after which I spoke to one of many scouts and coaches and he was like, ‘Go make an even bigger identify for your self.’ He goes, ‘And make your self simple to the corporate.’ I mentioned okay and that’s what I did. I began making an even bigger identify for myself after which I kinda contacted the corporate a 12 months after that, and once more, it was identical to, ‘Nothing for you now’ after which I sort of wrote it off so far as, ‘I’ll in all probability by no means work there however it’s okay.
“I’m okay with that and I’m not gonna cease working as exhausting as I’m. I’ll proceed working exhausting and maintain enhancing and simply having enjoyable, having fun with what I really like doing’ after which a 12 months later they referred to as me which is loopy. They’re like, ‘Hey, would you have an interest?’ And I’m like, ‘After all I’m .’ You understand, my contract had got here up. I used to be working for Ring of Honor on the time, my contract was up and so they referred to as me at actually an ideal time and so they had been like, ‘Hey, are you beneath contract?’ And I used to be like, ‘Yeah, till the top of the month.’ They’re like, ‘This month?’ And I used to be like, ‘Yeah,’ and so they’re like, ‘Oh, would you thoughts if we provide you with a name then?’ And I used to be like, ‘No, okay’ and that’s what they did. They referred to as me like the identical day. They referred to as me and we made it work, loopy.”
And as they are saying, the remaining is historical past. Damien Priest is a really proficient wrestler with a vivid future forward of him in WWE.