WALTER on his discussions with WWE Hall of Famers.
From the moment he stepped foot in an NXT UK arena, WALTER was immediately looked at as a top star. He made his debut at NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool, confronting NXT UK Champion Pete Dunne. Since then, WALTER has become the most dominant man in NXT UK, defeating Dunne at NXT TakeOver: New York to win the NXT UK Championship.
"Oh yeah, they did [make me feel wanted], I can’t deny that. But, my conversations with Triple H have been very little so far, actually. We had a conversation when I started, but in between not much. That was really it, I’m not really a small talk guy. I don’t talk to people unless I have something worth talking about or reasoning behind it," said WALTER. "I’ve worked a little more with Shawn Michaels which is very helpful. Obviously, he’s a very experienced guy and he’s been very successful in his career. Actually, I think people often think with wrestling, the things that make the difference are major changes, but it’s the very smallest of details that make a very big difference. Those people – like William Regal – they all have those little tricks in their back pocket. So it’s a very good environment to be in."
WALTER defended his NXT UK Title against Tyler Bate at NXT UK TakeOver: Cardiff in a match that has been heralded as one of the best matches of the year.
When asked how his experience in NXT UK has been thus far, WALTER said, "Everything has been fine so far. Before I got here, I was an independent wrestler in Europe and America and you’re really on your own. You travel yourself, show up, get changed, do your thing and then leave. Here, you’re working for a proper company. You’re part of a project and you’re part of a collective goal that you’re working towards. And that’s something I always liked in my real-job life before, I was always someone that liked to take responsibility for things and step forward. So far, it’s been very good and a very good working atmosphere also. I do better because I’m home more, can focus more on my matches, so it’s been good all around."