Booker T says MVP is doing some of the best work of his career.
MVP, after initially retiring in January, has found a second-wind of his career now as a manager and wrestler.
Booker T is a talent who knows a lot about finding a second-wind in WWE. Having done everything from being a wrestler to a commentator, to SmackDown General Manager, Booker understands maximizing opportunities.
Speaking on his podcast. Booker T had nothing but praise for MVP in his latest run.
“MVP is there right now to make a difference, you know, with these young guys, all the guys that he surrounds himself with besides Bobby Lashley is a young guy that he's trying and they actually spit some game to,” Booker began. “They say that the game is to be sold not to be told. He's definitely spitting game and teaching in school and these young guys in so many different ways. I wouldn't say [his current run is] leaps and bounds better than his first act, but he's pretty close to me.”
He continued, “Even though he was younger, even though he could go out there, you know, perform, you know, perhaps a little bit differently because he was younger. That maturity and that knowing what the test is and knowing how to go out there and pass that test. MVP is definitely... I don't know, you know, I don't know how he feels about it, but I think I feel like he's passed every test as of late they've thrown at him. I actually called him, actually texted him and said, 'man, you're doing an awesome job.' I'm like, man, just keep doing what you're doing right now. You know, if it ain't broke, don't fix it. So I'm loving seeing what he's doing. I'm just wondering how this match is going to turn out more than anything, because like I say, this is more so a test for Apollo than anything. Like I say, making it to pay-per-view in a match of this magnitude is huge. So I hope we go out there and deliver a knockout.”
MVP and Apollo will square off at WWE Extreme Rules on July 18.
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