Kaitlyn- real name Celeste Bonin first spoke about how she is feeling going into her return match, which will take place on February 10 in Coral Springs, Florida for Coastal Championship Wrestling where she will be facing the daughter of Authors of Pain manager Paul Ellering, Rachael Ellering.
“I’m actually super nervous. I’ve been on TV and wrestled at Madison Square Garden, the most famous arena in the world, but I’m nervous for this because it’s a comeback, ya know? I haven’t wrestled in so long.”
When asked if this match against Ellering at CCW is in an effort to prepare Kaitlyn for WWE again, the former Champion had an interesting response.
“Initially, when I contacted him [Trainer, Pablo Marquez], we came here just for footage, it was like, ‘Okay, this is a part of who I am, this is part of my history, this was my life before I started my business. It wasn’t really ‘Okay, let me get in the ring and have a match again.’ … The short term goal is to have a really great match and get a bunch of people there [at the show]. Because it’s not just a match, it’s more of this story of a mess of a year, and then [getting] to a point to where I feel good and come here to escape. … I don’t know what the long-term goal is, it’s a possibility that I will wrestle after this. I know I’m going to keep training here [The Main Event Training Center], but there’s no big long-term goal for it.”
Finally, the former NXT season 3 winner explained how she got her tryout and found herself in the NXT game-show competition.
“I sent in my stuff, I got a tryout, I signed. Once I got into Tampa, I was only there for a few weeks and then I debuted on NXT. I somehow won, but I put a lot of that on Vickie Guerrero. Because we had a ‘Pro’ and a ‘Rookie,’ and she was such a monster heel that it was incredible how much I got over as a babyface with Vickie as my Pro. So I owe a lot of that to her and we had a great time working together, too.”
With H/T to Joshua Gagnon of WrestlingInc for the transcription.
You can watch the interview in two parts below.
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