The Sun in the UK has an interview up with TNA star Matt Morgan just moments after his match with Kurt Angle at Bound For Glory a few weeks ago. Here are some of the highlights.
On Kurt Angle raising his arm at Bound For Glory:
“It felt like a passing of the torch, in some ways. Sometimes it doesn’t matter whether you win or lose. I genuinely wasn’t expecting him to do that. I was lying in the corner and he came over to me. I was like “are you f***ing kidding me?” and he said “I’m dead serious.” He said to me after the match “no-one in my career has pushed me to the limit like this, ever.” I earned the respect of the best wrestler in the entire universe. I feel great.
If Kurt Angle is the best ever:
“I’m sorry, he just is. Even if I didn’t work for this company, I would say the same thing. There ain’t nobody better. He’s like a robot. He’s had broken necks, the full deal. I walked by him before the match and I noticed a scar on the back of his neck. He came out for his entrance and was almost hunched over. I thought he was hurt. The bell rings, and he’s a whole other animal. From the walking dead to the best wrestler on the planet.”
On the fan reaction at Bound For Glory and getting booed:
“We had a lot of mainstream fans here tonight. There were some TNA loyals cheering for me, but some cheer for a heel to be cool, and some simply knew Kurt better than me. Everyone who pays for their ticket has the right to express their opinion, and it’s my job to make them cheer or boo. Sometimes it’s just about being in the moment. Remember at Wrestlemania when The Rock faced Hogan and all the fans cheered Hogan and booed The Rock? The Rock reacted and played, he was so awesome, he was living that moment. Fans, for better or worse, want to cheer the heels. That’s how the nWo got started. I was a huge nWo fan. I never cheered a heel in my life apart from them. But they were great, they were hysterical. Perhaps it’s because heels in the business get more mic time, more time to show their cockiness. I think babyfaces maybe need to get more.”
To check out the full interview, click here.