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Kevin Owens talks WWE Performance Center, praise for NXT, more

Ratish Menon
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1.98K   //    10 May 2015, 17:24 IST
Owens is a proud NXT champion

In a recent interview with Vaughn Johnson of Philly.com, WWE NXT champion Kevin Owens went about promoting upcoming NXT live events in Philadelphia. the full interview can be found here.

Below are highlights:

Returning to Philly:

“To come with NXT as NXT champion is cool because the last time I was in Philly it was with Ring of Honor and I knew it was the last time I’d be coming to Philly with Ring of Honor. In my head I didn’t know when I’d be back in Philly. Now to do it with WWE, with NXT and as the champion, it’s a pretty good feeling.”

Learning at the WWE Performance Center:

“Everything I knew, and I think I knew quite bit, it was still nothing compared to the wealth of knowledge that NXT and the Performance Center allows you to have access to. If you think you know everything when you get there you’re in for a big surprise. I didn’t know everything, I knew I didn’t know everything and I was so excited to get to learn from all of those people.”

The NXT brand being praised:

“I think [the praise is] well-deserved. Everybody works so hard. I see it everyday. That’s the thing. People watch NXT once a week on the [WWE] Network, and they see one hour of the work we put in. I see every single day the people that are there working hard. The praise that we get is not surprising because we work really hard. We’re going to put on a show Thursday with the knowledge that Friday we have to be better because we have to live up to what we do Thursday and we know we’re going to kick ass on Thursday, so Friday we have to make that even better and we will.”

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Ratish Menon
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A knowledge/information junkie, I have always been a fan of sports, especially the combat variety and in my spare time, try and keep up with the fight scene as much as I can.
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