Big Cass recently appeared on Talk Is Jericho to talk about various topics. During the interview, he was asked about being called up to the main roster last year. He said that he thinks that everybody in NXT is always wanting to be called up to the main roster but he didn’t think that he and Enzo Amore would be. He said that they didn’t really have their hopes up until around WrestleMania 32. He said that they figured something was going on when they did the Roadblock WWE Network special and then they were not booked on NXT television for the next two months going into Mania. They thought that something’s probably going on if they were not on NXT TV anymore.
When asked about Carmella not being called up with them. He said that Triple H told Carmella that it’s what’s best for her and he believes it because he thinks that she would have played second fiddle to him and Amore and would not have made a name for herself in NXT. He thinks that her being on her own in NXT for a few months before being called up to SmackDown Live helped her establish her character.
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