In the 11th installment of the Two Man Power Trip of Wrestling's FEATURE SERIE, they welcome WWE Hall of Famer, "The Showstopper", "Mr. WrestleMania" and Former WWE World Champion, "The Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michaels. HBK is making his TMPToW debut to promote his role in the film "90 Feet From Home" where Michaels tackles a very serious part playing an abusive and alcoholic father of a former Major League Baseball player. The film also stars screen veterans Dean Cain and Eric Roberts. In addition to discussing the movie, HBK also discusses his current job in NXT as a trainer and how important it is to have one of the top stars of the late 1990s and 2000s prepare the next generation of superstars for in ring success. The full episode can be downloaded at this link:
First impressions of the WWE Performance Center:
"What they've got going on there is so phenomenal. I've got to be honest it doesn't matter what respectfully the kind of credentials you've got coming in. You've got the most important thing one needs to understand about working for the Performance Center and NXT is you want to add to what is already a part of a phenomenal system and you notice it as soon as you come through the door. That is something that kicks you right in the face when you come in and that was honestly the most important thing that I expressed with Hunter and Matt is my goodness what you've guys got here is really great and I'd love to be a part of this but only if I can enhance it and make it better and can add to what was already a fluid and efficient system.”
How does he feel he has fit in so far?
“A lot of that is just trying to find you place and again because they've got so much covered you start to look at it as where can I help the most. I hope I've been able to do that and it has been a sheer joy to be a part of it and a great learning experience for me, which is one of the things that I strangely enough said to everyone when I got there was that I really feel like if I am to do well here I will learn as much as I'd hope to be teaching and I really do think that has happened. I am hoping that the product has and will continue to get better with all of the people that we are adding (myself included) but it's exciting for me because at this stage of your life learning other aspects of the wrestling business a business that I have loved since I was 12 is pretty special. You don't always imagine yourself at 53 years old being in the same line of work that you've been in since you were 19 and still learning different aspects of it. To do that with your buddies and of course with a bunch of talent that is a joy to work with and clearly makes it easy when it is a generation that grew up with me and Road Dogg and Hunter so right now I feel like it is something that works for all of us in a positive way.”
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