CLEVELAND, OHIO: After winning the United States Championship after defeating Rey Mysterio at WWE’s Crown Jewel earlier in November, Logan Paul reflected on winning the title and what it means to him.
In a recent episode of the “IMPAULSIVE” podcast, Logan Paul spoke in-depth about his WWE United States Championship victory. Paul gave a heartfelt response when talking about what winning the title means to him.
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For the unaware, since winning the title, Paul has posted several photos of himself sleeping with the championship belt, training with it, and even taking a shower with it.
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During his podcast, The Maverick said: “I wasn’t a die-hard WWE fan. I was a casual fan, I always had so much respect for the sport; I always thought it was cool; I had my favorite wrestlers growing up.”
He added: “I didn’t watch Monday Night Raw and Friday Night Smack Down every day like some people do now. But they asked me: what does this belt mean? What exactly is it? Even For me when I was a foreigner, I don’t think I really understood what the belt meant.”
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“Now that I’m in the industry and learning from my peers around me, I have such respect for the art of wrestling because it’s by far the hardest thing I’ve ever done. never made. It’s a lot harder than boxing,” he explained.
“Boxing is about handling stress, I think. Because hard work comes naturally to boxers, but it’s stressful, there’s a lot of pressure. If you can handle stress well, which I can, the Wrestling is much more difficult because it’s a 360-degree audience. “There are so many things involved in this sport that make it extremely difficult,” he said.
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Paul went on to add: “So people ask me, what’s so special about the belt? What does it mean? For me, it is a symbol of accomplishment and confidence in human know-how. WWE doesn’t just give that belt to someone. They are the ones who entrust their listed company to you. »
The 28-year-old said: “It’s very important that they stamp you and be prepared to say: ‘You are important enough and have disrupted our business enough that we can give you one of our titles.’ “
“There are only what, four?” Five? There aren’t many of them and there are a lot of people on the list. Winning this was a real achievement for me because in that moment, when my hand went up and they handed me this heavy, shiny belt, I saw my whole life before my eyes. All my highs, all my lows,” Paul revealed.
Logan Paul says winning US title was a ‘dream’
In the same episode of the podcast, Logan Paul said, “Even when I was a kid, I was manifesting a future so bright that I didn’t even know it was possible, and then all of a sudden, one day, I’m in Saudi Arabia performs in front of 10,000 people and millions at home, holding the United States [Championship], a hard-working local boy. “
“At one point in my life, when I was little, I held a little WWE belt on my shoulder. Now I have a real one, and it’s a dream I never thought I could achieve “, did he declare. » admitted frankly.
He continued: “I never thought it was possible, but it was a very special moment because it symbolizes everything I have overcome and how hard I have worked to be where I am today. today.
“Not just WWE. This podcast, the business, the bride, the wrestling, the boxing, it all culminated, and it’s the physical embodiment of my hard work and the ups and downs I’ve been through my whole life. That’s why it’s a big deal,” he concluded.
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