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Nick Gage explains why his 7 years in jail was a blessing in disguise

Nick Gage is the guest on this week’s episode of Talk Is Jericho. Gage talked about his wrestling career, AEW, his time in jail, almost dying during a match, David Arquette, and a lot more.

Here are some highlights:

Nick Gage said going to jail was a blessing in disguise for him:

“I went for 4 ½ years, and then I caught a parole violation, so they threw me in there for 2 more years. I tell you what, it was a blessing in disguise. It got me to sit down, get my mind right, get my body right, and get my soul right. I could have used a little less than 7 years, but I think I needed that. I feel like someone made me go into that bank and do what I did because I needed to sit down and I needed to get my mind, body, and soul right, and that was the only way.”

Gage was asked if his goal while he was in jail was to get back into wrestling after he got out:

“Once I figured out that I love this sh*t and that I wanted to go back to wrestling, yea, that was the goal…Everything I did in there was all for wrestling workout wise. I wanted to come out and be a beast. I wanted to put that deathmatch sh*t back on the map and I feel like I did.”

Gage will challenge to reclaim the GCW World Championship on 10/9/21 at GCW Fight Flub. The show will stream live on Fite TV.

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