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My Big Break: Big Swole On Telling Brock Lesnar She Can Take Him, Her Battle With Chron’s Disease, and More

October 18, 2020 | Posted by Gerry Strauss
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On the debut episode of My Big Break, Gerry Strauss talks with AEW star Big Swole about her journey through the world of professional wrestling through to signing with AEW, including telling Brock Lesnar she could take him! Watch the full video below.

0:27: Introduction
1:28: How she first became interested in pro wrestling, who first captured her attention as a wrestler.
2:52: On joining the Air Force, pro wrestling coming back into the picture afterward.
5:03: On getting advice from Cedric Alexander early in her training.
6:24: On her battle with Chron’s disease and how it affected her mentally, keeping a positive mindset through it.
8:29: On how her appearances in WWE shaped her, not getting the opportunities she thought she should have.
10:06: On telling Brock Lesnar she could take him, being “abrasive” and how that’s paid off for her.
12:45: On when she got offered a contract with AEW, if she saw it potentially coming, having it happen where she started training.
15:57: On how emotional the moment was for her, being able to share the moment with her longtime friend in Hangman Page.
18:18: On how where she is now aligns with where she thought she’d be when she started out, being a role model.
19:58: Conclusion

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