Nick Gage Admits He Respects Matt Cardona For Grinding In WWE

Matt Cardona entered the world of deathmatch wrestling when he showed up to GCW Zombie Walk and attacked Nick Gage.

The feud between Gage and Cardona started on Twitter and will come to a head at GCW Homecoming when Gage defends the GCW World Title against Cardona.

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Appearing on the NotSam Wrestling podcast, Gage admitted that he respects the hustle of Cardona, but still intends to hurt him in the ring.

"Before he did all that clown shit and I was messing with him on Twitter, I had mad respect for that guy. We're talking about a guy who had been in WWE for over a decade. Him and Brian Myers, I just respect them. I'm a wrestler at heart and I respect them grinding all those years at that place and they would never give him a shot. He climbed the ladder and won the Intercontinental Title in front of 100,000 people. How awesome was that? Now, he's going to get in the ring with me, there will be glass surrounding him, and we're gonna go. He steps into my world and he knows what it is. It's violence, blood, gory, and I'm going to cut him and he'll feel that burn. All the stuff we use in GCW is real. We don't use fake glass or snip the barbed wire," he said.

Gage tried to get at Cardona during a recent Major Pod Network show, but was held back. The incident led to the GCW Homecoming bout being made official.

Elsewhere during the podcast, Gage revealed he's working on an MDK podcast. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

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