Lex Luger Interview: Talks Sting – WWE Hall of Fame, Undertaker’s WrestleMania Streak, Being Called “The Next Hogan” & More


Lex Luger interviewFormer WCW, WWE, and TNA star "The Total Package" Lex Luger stepped IN THE ROOM with Brady Hicks for nearly an hour on Tuesday night, January 28, 2014. This episode streamed live on the VOC Nation Radio Network on vocnation.com and thebradyhicks.com.

Topics included this year's Royal Rumble and fans' disappointment, the prospect of a Lex Luger comeback, how "fair" it is for fans to put over The Undertaker at WrestleMania, his health, never winning the WWE title, and his past use of performance-enhancing drugs.

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On his Royal Rumble "Tie" with Bret Hart in 1994:

What was going through my head? #1 that we could pull it off. #2 that I could go over the top rope, backwards, while holding on to him and that I didn't crack my skull open in the process. My arms are wrapped around him [and] it's not the most comfortable feeling. I was concerned for my safety.

Being Backstage in WCW (and WWE):

I was never involved in the decision-making in wrestling. I was never involved in the backroom talk, as far as that goes with the planning of wrestling. I was never a storyline guy at all …

Why Sting Belongs in WWE, and Why He Has Always Avoided It:

[Sting] felt comfortable in WCW and they always took care of him all those years, so really when WCW and WWE were coexisting he never really felt a compelling reason or time in his career where he thought if he went to WWE that there would be a huge positive move for him. I can’t say that I disagree … [With that said] I don’t think anyone could orchestrate the ending part of [Sting’s] career better than WWE could. They're just so good at that. Whether it's a Hall of Fame bid or a match with The Undertaker I would LOVE, LOVE LOVE to see that happen personally. I think it would be the cherry on top for his career.

Thoughts on The Undertaker's WrestleMania Streak:

I was brought in by Matsuda to always be professional, don't ever question finishes. If a guy like Undertaker [wanted to beat me at WrestleMania], I wouldn't have had any problem putting him over, especially at WrestleMania. I understand … that some guys might be frustrated but I don't understand what they would be frustrated about. It's one match in a career. If you have confidence in yourself, your career, and the big picture as far as where you're going, I don't think it hurts at all to put Undertaker over at WrestleMania.

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