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Rob Van Dam Discusses Working With Hook, Finds Him to be ‘A Very Likable Guy’

February 21, 2024 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
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– Ahead of tonight’s AEW Dynamite, WWE Hall of Famer Rob Van Dam spoke to The Two Man Power Trip of Wrestling podcast on teaming with Hook in AEW. Hook is the real-life son of RVD’s former ECW and WWE colleague, Taz. Below are some highlights (via Fightful):

Rob Van Dam on Hook: “He’s a very likable guy and, [that’s] not just first-hand from me thinking he’s got a good vibe [and] I like him, but I even noticed first that the crowd took to him so much, and so I was trying to figure that out. What is that about him? I think it’s cool that he’s Taz’s son. To use a pun – that’s a little hook on his character, and makes him stand out a little bit. Honestly, when I saw him and Samoa Joe do their little promo face-off, I thought it was funny how he held the microphone up, and it made me laugh. I thought it made him look like an unruly punk that just had some things he wanted to say but wasn’t necessarily taught how, because that’s the way it came across, which should be good for, I think, the message they were doing. I like him.”

On if he sees himself teaming with Hook more in AEW: “I don’t know, I’m not even exactly sure what you’re asking, but I mean as far as, was there supposed to be anything more…I’m not one to open up a plan-book… I’m more of a live-by-the-moment kind of a person. So, in that regard, I usually don’t know until it happens. It’s just talk anyway, so I don’t put that much into, ‘We’re going to do this and that, and that, and then maybe you are, maybe you’re not.’ You know, that’s just life in general. Hook came down and made the save when Brian Cage came in… I think that certainly leaves room for another match down the road. Tag match? Or I guess there’s three or four of them… so maybe build it for them if that’s something people would care about.”

Rob Van Dam is set to team with Hook once again later tonight on AEW Dynamite. He will team with Hook and Hangman Page in a six-man tag team bout against Samoa Joe, Swerve Strickland, and Brian Cage. The show is set for 8:00 pm EST later tonight on TBS. Tonight’s Dynamite is being held at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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