Britt Baker learned how to be full of pizzazz from Johnny Gargano.
Johnny Wrestling is also known for his flash and presence inside the squared circle. Johnny Gargano was one of the best wrestlers in the black and gold era of NXT. However, along with his fundamentals, Johnny was always sure to add a little flair to what he did in the ring.
Britt Baker, someone who is known for her character work in the AEW women's division, is reflecting on her time training with Johnny Gargano, saying that Johnny was able to make the simplest thing seem flashy and for her, that made training exciting because she knew she would learn a new trick that would help her look more experienced in the ring than she was.
Britt Baker, speaking to Robbie Fox on My Mom's Basement, said that both Johnny and Candice LeRae were so "cool” to work with.
"Him and Candice both it was so cool. He's just so innovative. Like, he was it for me. I loved his training because he would take the most basic simple concept of like chain wrestling but make it flashy and cool. It's what he's known for doing, of course, but he made it so easy for us like something that anybody that was like early on in wrestling — all of us sucked, we weren't good yet. We were all still trainees and to get to have that, you get so excited to go into training because you just know, 'I'm going to learn something cool today that I'm going to be able to like put in a match. People are gonna think I'm flashy,' and that's why I was going to Cleveland at the time. I had learned the basics. I learned the fundamentals like I knew the headlock, the chin lock, drop down, I knew all that. I didn't know, like putting a little pizzazz on matches, and that was, that's what he helped me with."
Johnny Gargano recently spoke about training Britt Baker saying that she is a true diamond because you cannot teach the passion she has for the industry. Learn more here.
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