Various News: Steve Corino Discusses Winning the ECW World Title, Prince Devitt Comments on Offer from WWE
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 02.22.2014
Devitt says he’d like to try the WWE…
- Inside The Ropes and Steven Muehlhausesn recently interviewed Steve Corino. Corino was asked about winning the ECW world title and explained why it wasn't the highlight of his career. You can read the excerpt below.
"Yea, you know it sounds weird because when I was the ECW champion there were so many different circumstances. I was 27 years old, I was scared, I didn't know I was going to win the championship. If you had asked me if I would have booked it that way, I would have no said no, but I also understand that necessity to get it done real quick. I definitely think there was a longer chase to the title I could have had that would've made it so much better. I hated the fact that Jerry Lynn worked so long and only got to hold it for one month. That going in as much of honor as it was, it truly was. It's something no can ever take away from me. I'm talking to you over Skype right now in my little mancave here and I have a replica of the ECW belt literally right in front of me. I look at it and smile, but being the supporting cast with Kevin (Steen) and (El) Generico was so much fun because one I wasn't the focus, so the emphasis wasn't on me. I was there to get beat when we needed to get beat. (Colt) Cabana was there to get beat when they needed to get beat and to get up that big match at (Ring of Honor) Final Battle 2010 between Kevin and Generico. But also at that time, now I'm 37 years old at that time and I'm relaxed. I'm comfortable in my skin and I can sit back and just enjoy the whole process, the whole angle. It was one of those things that like, I look back on that too and go WOW, we did great business and that's the fun part."
Devitt's response on being asked about going backstage at a TNA event in Dublin: "There are lots of rumours going around. Wrestling fans in general prefer the rumours to what actually happens in the ring. I prefer to talk about what happens in the ring but I did tweet about it and went there to see friends. At the moment I'm still a New Japan Pro wrestler."
Devitt on a possible WWE offer: "Of course it's on my radar; it'd be silly of me to say it's not on my wish list of things to do in life. It's very flattering because I grew up watching WWE, but to be even considered employable by a company like that is a big honour for me. I'm very happy with what I'm doing now but if the situation came up and it was the right move I'd like to try it."