PJ Black Says Some Wrestlers Couldn't Appear On GFW Amped For Political Reasons

PJ Black, formerly known as Justin Gabriel was interviewed by Wrestling Epicenter's Interactive Wrestling Radio recently. You can see highlights below and the full interview at this link.

The best matches of his Lucha Underground run: 
"The match against Rey Mysterio. Obviously, that was like a dream come true. I was like a little kid again! I was wrestling Rey Mysterio but I was being a fan as well because he was doing stuff that he hasn't done in years - All the stuff off the top rope, the stuff to the floor, the tilt-a-whirl-ranas, the DDT's... All that stuff. That's the Rey Mysterio I knew. He wasn't doing that stuff for years. I was the transition back into that. After the match, he came to me and said, "Man, thanks for making me feel like a kid again!" That made me feel AMAZING, by the way! And look at him now, he's doing the best work of his life, he's in phenomenal shape, he's got his confidence back... That's a big thing and that's where I'm at too. I've got my confidence back."

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His critically praised match with "Prince Puma" Ricochet: 
"Then there was the Ricochet match which I loved. That is one of my favorites.... I mean Prince Puma, I'm sorry! (laughs) I guess that match went too long because they actually cut 5 or 6 minutes out of that match. I wish there was an unedited version of that match because we actually told a little different story there which never made it to TV. Hey, that's what happens when it is a recorded show, right? It was still a great match, one of my favorites."


On Impact airing GFW Amped last year: 
"Yeah, it was cool! It was dope! I was on like 2 or 3 TV shows at the same time! There's still a lot of that stuff that they (Impact) didn't air. A lot of that stuff got lost in translation, some guys couldn't be seen on TV for political reasons. I'm just glad people got to see some of the stuff that we did and the stories that we got to tell."

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