Bobby Roode: “NXT Brought My Passion Back”


One of the newest members of the SmackDown Live roster and former NXT Champion, Bobby Roode, spoke with Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated’s “Extra Mustard” section. During the interview, Roode gave his thoughts on his overall experience in NXT, along with his thoughts on now being on SmackDown Live.

Here’s what the “Glorious One” had to say:

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“NXT brought my passion back. I got the chance to work with all the coaches down at the Performance Center and I was able to pick Triple H’s brain too. Also, working with Shawn Michaels was amazing. He’s been very supportive of me and extremely helpful. This past year was really gratifying on many different levels. To come here with the experiences I’ve had and to have the year I’ve had and be looked upon in the locker room as a leader with people coming to me for advice, it’s still surreal to me. There are so many great minds within this company and I’m learning every day. I truly believe that in this business, you can never learn enough, I’ve been in this business for two decades, but the fun is just about to begin.”



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