Drew McIntyre on His Original WWE Run: ‘I Wasn’t Achieving My Potential’

Drew McIntyre appeared on Good Morning Washington to talk about his personal history with WWE.

I wasn’t given a choice, but it was the best thing to happen to me at that point in my career. I wasn’t achieving my potential, I had gone straight from university to WWE, I hadn’t figured things out yet. Being outside the WWE bubble gave me perception, it let me realize that I can’t mess up that opportunity. I worked extremely hard, becoming the busiest wrestler in the world, worked my butt off for three years and returned a man after leaving a boy.

Drew also talked about his upcoming WrestleMania match with Roman Reigns. While Drew admitted that he “admired him more than anyone on the roster” because of his missions to spread leukemia awareness, that doesn’t mean he’s willing to go easy on him.

I don’t want to embarrass him in front of the world, but unfortunately, it is a big marquee match. We’re two large men and we’re gonna lay into each other pretty good.

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