Interview Highlights: Tommy Dreamer on interest in a return to WWE, differences between WWE, ECW and TNA, more
Tommy Dreamer interviewed with Ring Rust Radio and host Donald Wood, and talked about his thoughts on a return to WWE, the differences between ECW, TNA and WWE, and more.
On a part-time return to WWE: "I would say ‘No, I want a full time run,’ because I love being on the road, I love working, I love doing live events, I love doing house shows. For someone who is semi-retired, between filming movies and doing independent shows and doing other things, I work all the time. So I don’t mind it. I’ve been doing this since I was 18 years old and I love being on the road. I still like competing and wrestling. If they wanted me to go full-time, I’d gladly go full time because there are a lot of guys I’d like to work with. So, part-time, no. Full-time, sure."
On what makes WWE, TNA and ECW different: "Paul Heyman taught me the most and showed me; working for Paul was a blessing and a curse because he showed me a lot of the right ways to do business. Vince McMahon, I have like three houses because of Vince McMahon so he’s the most successful boss I’ve had because in ECW, I didn’t really make any money, really none of us did. Dixie Carter was very, very cool. Gave me a lot of responsibility at first. I wish that company would be a lot better than it is, but personally, Dixie Carter, I really, really like her. I had a great relationship with Vince, I still have a great relationship with Vince and I have a great relationship with Paul, so it’s all good. It’s not like I sit around, I’m not bitter or hate those people. A lot of people don’t understand that wrestling used to be solely based upon on your talent when there was other federations. If you were a good wrestler, you were rewarded. Yes, there were politics involved, but now it’s just really however is in charge likes you, that’s how a lot of guys have jobs. Your talent is most important to the fans and not the people behind the scenes, which is sad, but hopefully one day it will change."
Dreamer also touched base on the upcoming House of Hardcore 2 show, and more. Full interview at RingRustRadio.