Former WWE Star Talks Dolph Ziggler’s Post-Spirit Squad Success, McMahon, HBK

Posted by Matt Boone February 15, 2014 1 Comment

The following are highlights of a recent interview with former member :

On his first meeting with : “‘He was like, ‘Haha! This is going to work. I like it.’ I understood that this was a character [The Spirit Squad] that was going to get heat. The wrestling was almost secondary.”

On his first and getting encouragement from : “I remember just looking around at the Squad members and thinking, ‘We made it to the dance. We made it to WrestleMania.’ He [Shawn Michaels] said to us while we were down there, ‘Welcome to WrestleMania boys.'”

On ’s success after The Spirit Squad gimmick ended: “The fact that he’s had a lot of success with the Intercontinental title, and winning the world title and the Money in the Bank, that’s really cool. So if was not going to be me, I’m glad the next guy in line was Dolph.”

Check out the complete Mike Mondo interview at