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Ricochet On Potentially Turning Heel In WWE, How Being Heel Helped Him Early In His Career

December 1, 2021 | Posted by Blake Lovell
Ricochet WWE Raw 6-17-19

In a recent interview on Out of Character with Ryan Satin, Ricochet discussed potentially turning heel in WWE, how being a heel helped him early in his career, and much more. You can read his comments below.

Ricochet on potentially turning heel in WWE: “I mean, the thing about Ricochet is one of the key things that kind of drives him is the WWE Universe, especially at the moment, especially with guys like Sheamus out there. Ricochet wants to go out there and show, ‘I don’t care how big or bad you think you are, it don’t matter.’ Look at Drew [McIntyre] – I’m gonna come out there and the look on your face and I will smack you in the mouth. I don’t care. I think at this moment, especially because you got so many guys out there – you have Roman, you’ve got Sheamus, you got all these guys out there who are heels essentially, but it’s like I want to shut them up. All those guys out there talking all this talk, I’m gonna shut them up….that’s the thing, I mean, obviously like on paper it’s like Ricochet and Drew McIntyre. On paper, this guy should beat this guy. But the thing is, Ricochet has a particular set of skills that allow him to do impossible things and allow him to do things that are extraordinary. So, that’s the thing about Ricochet. It’s like, sure, yeah, it’s like he doesn’t have to size up. But to compensate for his size, he has this set of skills that nobody else in the industry can have. He has his very specific set, but very rare to have. So, I think that compensates for any type of size, any type of power, or any type of thing like that. I think what I have is just as special in its own right.”

On how being a heel helped him early in his career: “I gotta have some respect on Ricochet’s name, for real, because, like you said, I’ve been doing this for a long time. I have, like you said, back in PWG, being the bad guy was kind of my bread and butter there for years. That’s where I kind of got my popularity. So, if I need to be a bad guy, we all know that I can be a bad guy if I need to be but right now, I don’t think I need to be. I think I could still go out there, tell somebody to shut up, smack them in the face, and still have the universe behind me. Stone Cold Steve Austin did it for years. So, I mean like you said, if I need to be the bad guy, we all know I can be the bad guy, for sure.”

If using any of the above quotes, please credit Out of Character with Ryan Satin with an h/t to 411mania.com for the transcription.

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