One of WWE’s young stars explains why he believes he should be mentioned in the same conversation as some of the company’s all-time greats!
There’s no doubt that John Cena and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson are two of the most influential and recognizable names to rise to stardom in the world of professional wrestling. While comparisons to these all-time greats may be daunting for some, current NXT standout Grayson Waller told Steve Fall on The Ten Count that he’s known for a long time he absolutely belongs in that conversation.
“I should be compared to those guys. It’s not a stress at all. I know for some people — I see people here freaking out because they are getting put in these positions, and they’re getting compared to people, and they don’t know what to do. I already know I’m there. I’ve known that for a long time, and I’m finally getting to show that.”
Continuing, Grayson Waller says he’s not interested in what fans think of his brash outspokenness or methods inside the ring.
“As for the fans, I’m not here to have fans. I don’t care about people. I’m not here to make friends. People sending me fan mail; they don’t care about me. They just want me to sign a card and sell it off. These fans don’t actually care about you. They’re fairweather, lad. I see the NXT crowd. Every two weeks they change who they like. I don’t buy into it. I think too many people here are distracted by the fans. They’re distracted by what people say on social media. I couldn’t care less. I know how good I am.
“I don’t need some 14-year-old kid to send me a letter going, ‘Grayson Waller, you’re so good.’ I know I’m good, lad. I don’t need to read this piece of paper. That goes straight into the trash. I don’t even read that stuff anymore; it means absolutely nothing to me.”
Grayson Waller is set to challenge Bron Breakker for the WWE NXT Championship on January 1oth at NXT New Year’s Evil.