Former WWE Intercontinental Champion Ryback talked about the battle that’s been going on between Randy Orton and the entire independent scene, and, as it turns out, The Big Guy completely agrees with the now former WWE World Heavyweight Champion.
During a recent episode of his podcast called Conversation with the Big Guy, Ryback explained why he agrees with Orton, and why he thinks independent wrestlers are ruining professional wrestling.
“I think [Randy Orton] understands the fundamentals of wrestling, and he is very old school; I mean, the product does evolve, but he’s pretty right on with everything he said right on. He is 100% right on though. Independent wrestlers are ruining wrestling. It has carried over to WWE, and Hunter [Triple H] and Vince [McMahon] have allowed it to happen. It’s controlled more up there. This isn’t to say that every independent wrestler, but this is one thing that I have ripped on [John] Cena on personal things for the most part, but Cena always was really good at selling the basics really well. One punch and he would sell it, and that is what Rip [Rogers] was alluding to. If any of those independent guys get punched in the mouth, and I don’t mean that as a knock on independents because I see a lot of it since I am there, it’s running rampant. I was talking to one of our other buddies about this, but these guys are going to kill it for themselves because they are going to shorten their careers too. They are replacing one bump with 5-6 bumps and like, they’re f***ing stupid, which is a nice way to say it.”
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