Former TNA wrestler Devon on future plans now that he's been released, looks back on what went wrong with the Reverend Devon character
Devon spoke with Florida Today to promote an upcoming benefit show and was asked what's next for him now that he's been released by TNA. "I’m going to Disney World!" Devon cracked. "Actually, I am going to spend more time with the family. I am not done with wrestling. I still have the Team 3D Academy in Kissimmee training wrestlers. There is still a lot for me to do, but I am going to relax a while and enjoy some time off. I will be able to train more and get in the best shape of my life, and then focus on what is next. Only God knows what he has planned for me and where I am heading; I am just his co-pilot."
Devon was also asked if he has any regrets regarding gimmicks or characters he played. "No," he said. "Some might think I regret the Reverend D-Von character in the WWE, but I actually liked it. I think that was just a case where Paul Heyman and I just saw the character very differently. He is a genius and he would write these scripts for me that I didn’t feel were right for the character. If you don’t feel “it,” it is not going to work. It worked for awhile, but we were on two different pages. Paul created the Dudley Boyz and gave us our start, and I love that guy dearly, we just didn’t agree on the Reverend D-Von character. We bounced back after that character and went on to win championships, so it is all good." Read the full interview at FloridaToday.com.
Powell's POV: Devon is leading the charge for the benefit show that will be held on Saturday in Melbourne, Florida at the Melbourne Auditorium. The show benefits the Hope for a Single Mom cancer group. The card is loaded with Hulk Hogan, Samoa Joe, Jay Lethal, Mike Knox, Garett Bischoff, Wes Brisco, and SoCal Val appearing. If you attend the show, you are encouraged to send a report to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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