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Road Dogg Addresses Sasha Banks And Naomi’s WWE Walkout – All About Wrestling


Highway Dogg Brian James sees each side of the coin on the subject of the Sasha Banks and Naomi walkout. On the newest episode of the “Oh, You Didn’t Know” podcast, James and co-host Ryan Katz held a particular “Ask Dogg Something” episode, and one of many questions that acquired introduced up was with reference to Banks and Naomi. James talked about being on “Busted Open Radio” and initially considering that the entire scenario was a piece.

“The explanation I believed it was a piece is trigger they have been speaking about it a lot on TV. Effectively, then I discover out it’s not a piece they usually’re suspending them, they usually’re speaking horrible about them on TV … I feel they did the identical factor when Stone Chilly left, however I don’t suppose it’s helpful for anyone.”

James believes there was a extra diplomatic approach for WWE to ship the information on-air.

“‘There have been enterprise variations, and sorry to announce we needed to take the titles from them and we’ll be holding a match,’ you recognize what I imply? To me, that’s how you permit it, and also you don’t air soiled laundry as a result of a few of that soiled acquired on due to you.

“Look, I can say and I don’t overstate this: Naomi is the greatest thing in the world to work with and he or she’d do something you’d ask her, and he or she’d at all times have concepts and recommendations. And look, when she was on SmackDown, she was the SmackDown Ladies’s Champion after I was writing the present, that’s for dang certain. Pleasure to work with and an entertaining younger woman.

Sasha, similar, similar. Entertaining younger woman, nice wrestler, nice skilled wrestler, however had some stuff up to now the place she bucked up towards the system just a little bit.”

James then goes on to state that the corporate would by no means put a wrestler in a nasty place to bury themselves, however a few of it simply falls on having an ego. James additionally states that it’s a matter of perspective – you’re getting paid effectively to wrestle and do what’s instructed. He makes observe that he will get flack for saying that at instances, and wrestling has been his life’s work, however framing it in that method does wonders on your thought course of. Katz performs satan’s advocate and does say the scenario for the wrestler can at all times be higher, and James agrees.

“100%. There may at all times be extra, and that’s not in wrestling reserving and writing, that’s in life. ‘I can at all times do higher,’ and also you’re proper, however life occurs, man, and conditions happen the place we had a while with Vince and all we had time to speak about was John Cena or Roman Reigns, and we didn’t get to speak about that,” he stated.

James has had his personal share of walkouts with WWE. Again in 1995, each he and Jeff Jarrett walked out following the information that they’d be breaking their “Roadie and Double J” alliance up sooner than anticipated. James additionally had a scenario the place he felt it essential to depart due early as a result of his spouse being within the hospital, and in hindsight, he realized he was within the flawed for leaving in that method.

“I’ve been precisely the place they’ve been, I simply know that it doesn’t assist. It doesn’t assist something. I might like to know the rationale why they put their titles up and walked out,” he stated.

“If you happen to got here and informed me that they weren’t getting paid what they need to be getting paid, I help them 100%, but when it was a inventive determination that they weren’t pleased with,” Dogg stated earlier than Katz chimed in with “You gotta put that apart and do enterprise.”

“You need to. It’s enterprise, man. No person’s actually beating you [competitively], if that’s what you gotta inform your self.”

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