New RAW Women’s Champion Nia Jax spoke with the In This Corner podcast forward of Wrestlemania 34; you possibly can learn a couple of highlights (transcription credit score to Bill Pritchard for Wrestlezone.com) and take heed to the present beneath:
Nia Jax feedback on discovering herself as a personality in WWE and never having anybody like her earlier than:
When I grew up, I all the time watched the wonderful girls, and also you’re proper— I didn’t simply have anybody to form of be like ‘I want to be exactly like her’ —however I feel proper now inside the firm and with NXT, I used to be capable of develop and determine myself. I’m nonetheless, Nia Jax remains to be discovering herself, but it surely’s cool as a result of I really like to indicate all types of boys, ladies, males, girls, you must all the time embrace who you might be. Never enable astigmatism, or the favored factor to outline you. So I’m actually excited that I get to create one thing totally different and new, and hopefully proceed to evolve.
Nia feedback on arising with Alexa Bliss and different ‘homegrown’ WWE expertise:
It’s loopy as a result of I didn’t even consider it that manner. I don’t know if you happen to heard, however [Alexa Bliss] labored my tryout, in order that’s the place I first met her and we immediately related, or I harassed her till she grew to become my pal. [laughs] It’s actually cool as a result of if you stroll into one thing so huge— the [WWE] Performance Center is excellent, you understand if you happen to haven’t been there, and I’m certain you’ve seen movies of it—it’s so cool. It is an honor to stroll by means of these doorways, and if you take your first bump or do your first flip, you’re simply considering like ‘oh my gosh, how am I going to get to a full match or for ten minutes, let alone 30 minutes? You’re proper as a result of we’re an actual product of NXT and WWE. That’s really one thing that once I had tried out—I used to be initially going to go work with the Wild Samoans, with Afa—my cousin had mentioned ‘you need to go actually try out for WWE because they have their own way.’ So once I did, fortunately they appreciated me, and the remainder is form of historical past now.
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Nia feedback on the response to her present storyline:
I respect the love and the reactions that they provide me. When you’re initially a heel, it’s simpler to be a heel. I’d relatively folks hate me than attempt to get them to like me. I’m the identical manner, if somebody tries to drive me or something, I’m like ‘no, back up’. I really like the truth that the followers have reacted so nicely to this story as a result of it’s such a relatable story. Everybody at one level of their time has skilled it on both finish. I really feel like because of this persons are regarding it higher and reacting to it and having such a —it’s humorous as a result of a whole lot of younger children are like ‘thank you so much for actually telling this story, because this is what I’m going by means of.’ They get to see me face my bully.
(operate(e,t))(doc,window);Nia feedback on her ‘relationship’ with Byron Saxton that has been profiled on reveals like WWE Ride Along:
Byron Saxton is creepy. He has a relationship between me and him occurring in his head. I’m not included on this personally, like I’m however I’m not. He has a bizarre fetish with my toes, he likes to name me totally different sorts of names like ‘Samoan Sweetcake’ and ‘Twinkle Toes’. It goes on from there.
I can’t reply to him, I barely open up his messages. He creeps me out.
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