‘Absolutely surreal’: Drew Mcintyre on journey from Scotland to Wrestlemania
WrestleMania is across the nook and Drew Mcintyre is about to problem Bobby Lashley for the WWE Championship on evening one among WWE’s annual flagship occasion at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
It has been fairly a journey for the Scottish Warrior, who left WWE in 2014 however then re-emerged in 2017, earlier than shortly rising to unprecedented heights. Mcintyre’s comeback was greater than ever, ending with the primary occasion of WrestleMania 36, the place he defeated Brock Lesnar to seize his first WWE Championship.
This 12 months he shall be in the primary occasion but once more and even has a mural close to Ayr, the place the place he grew up in Glasgow, Scotland.
“Literally crazy. I used to travel to Glasgow to get my wrestling action figures. I worked with ICW in Glasgow and spent so much time. To be living my dream and fighting my second Wrestlemania in a row and see my mural in Glasgow is absolutely surreal. I always go back to my journey and remind everyone that it did not happen overnight and tell people that the night is always dark before dawn,” Mcintyre informed IndianExpress.com throughout a digital press convention.
For his half, McIntyre is okay with closing the present however stated that he additionally wouldn’t thoughts opening it.
“I imply, I’d be pleased opening the present or closing the present. This 12 months is so distinctive within the sense that the final match — each match at WrestleMania is the primary occasion. Let’s be real looking, should you’re on WrestleMania, you’re in the primary occasion, however whenever you’re preventing for the championship, it’s cool to shut the present.
“It’s crazy how far we both have come. We both got opportunities at a young age. Outside the company, we had to work hard, build ourselves from scratch. Now we are back on top of our game,” he stated.
“We have faced each other before and had some matches to remember. I’m very proud of those matches. But now after we worked our way back to WWE, worked our way to the top of the card, worked our way to the main event of WrestleMania for the WWE Championship. Both of us at the top of our game right now, it is so crazy. A 20-year journey which is happening right now,” McIntyre concluded.
Followers can watch WrestleMania 37, a two evening occasion, LIVE on SONY TEN 1 (English) and SONY TEN 3 (Hindi) channels on April 11 and April 12, 2021 from 5.30 am IST.