Category: Interviews

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Mark Henry Interview

As soon as you hear Mark Henry’s theme song there’s little doubt: somebody’s gonna get their ass kicked. “I talked to the guys [who recorded the song] and kind of told them the story of how I became me,” Henry said. “I grew up in an environment where you had...

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Murphy Interview

NZPWI had the opportunity to speak to WWE NXT Superstar Murphy earlier this week. Originally from Australia, Murphy is a regular fixture on WWE NXT, and will be part of the first-ever NXT tour of Australia and New Zealand this December. Murphy spoke to NZPWI’s David Dunn about the upcoming...

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Triple H Interview

When WWE NXT was first conceived in 2012, it was little more than an isolated developmental system in Florida. Now, a few years on, NXT has morphed into WWE’s third global touring brand alongside television juggernauts Raw and SmackDown. Before the end of 2016, NXT will hold events in Canada,...

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Peyton Royce Interview

NZPWI had the opportunity to speak to WWE NXT Superstar Peyton Royce earlier this month. Originally from Australia, Royce is a regular fixture on WWE NXT, and will be part of the first-ever NXT tour of Australia and New Zealand this December. Royce spoke to NZPWI’s David Dunn about her...

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Brie Bella Interview

Fans of Total Divas rejoice! The Bella Twins are back on New Zealand screens tonight for the premiere of Total Bellas. The six-episode series follows Brie Bella and Daniel Bryan, and the rest of the Bella family, as they move into John Cena and Nikki Bella’s house to help Nikki...

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WWE Tag Team Champion Big E Interview

NZPWI had the opportunity to speak to WWE Superstar Big E this past Thursday, June 9. Big E began his career in WWE NXT, where he defeated Seth Rollins to win the NXT Championship. Once graduating to the main roster, the champion powerlifter aligned himself with Dolph Ziggler in his...

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Becky Lynch Interview

Becky Lynch battles Charlotte and Sasha Banks for the Divas Championship next month at WrestleMania 32. If it’s anything like Lynch imagines, win or lose, she’s in for the night of her life. “I keep envisioning it and if it’s anything that I feel when I think about it then...

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WWE Tag Team Champion Big E Interview

If you’re asking Big E, New Day Rocks. The two-time WWE Tag Team Champion is having the time of his life working with Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods week after week. “I couldn’t image two other guys to be doing this with at all,” he admitted during a media call on...

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Murphy Interview

WWE NXT is going from strength to strength, and Murphy is going with it. The Melbournian will be part of NXT’s ground-breaking tour of the United Kingdom – seven cities in as many days – culminating in NXT TakeOver: London live on WWE Network (December 17, 9am NZDT). “It’s happened...

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WWE World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus Interview

Sheamus cashed in his Money in the Bank contract and won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship in the final moments of Monday’s Survivor Series. He stayed in the locker-room at the Philips Arena for an hour after the event had ended, contemplating his fourth world title reign, before embarking on...