Daniel Garcia: You Can Be A Sports Entertainer And A Legit Wrestler, Look At Eddie Guerrero

Daniel Garcia is a sports entertainer.

Though Garcia was heralded as one of the top wrestlers on the Independent scene before signing with AEW, he has gone in a slightly different direction as a member of the Jericho Appreciation Society, becoming a sports entertainer.

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Speaking to WhatCulture, Garcia explained why he is a great sports entertainer.

"There is a big difference between pro wrestlers and sports entertainers. I fit the mold of sports entertainer perfectly. I am charismatic, I'm pretty handsome, I'm a good looking guy, and I fit the mold of a sports entertainer perfectly. I feel I'm one of the only sports entertainers on the AEW roster. Same with Chris Jericho. He's really taken me under his wing and is teaching me how to excel and be a sports entertainer because that's where you make money, where you become rich, where you become one of the greatest of all time. Chris Jericho is teaching me how to do that," he said.

Garcia continued, explaining that being a great sports entertainer doesn't mean he's not a great pro wrestler and gave an example of someone, besides himself and Chris Jericho, who did both at the highest level.

"You can be a legit wrestler and still be a sports entertainer. Any style can be sports entertainment. Eddie Guerrero; incredible in-ring wrestler, great sports entertainer. That is the mold that is the blueprint of being what a great professional wrestler is and a great sports entertainer," he said.

Elsewhere during the interview, Garcia discussed joining Chris Jericho as opposed to forming a group with Bryan Danielson, which is what many fans wanted. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

Garcia is set to face Eddie Kingston on the April 22 episode of AEW Rampage where everyone is banned from ringside.

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