Moose spoke with Denise Salcedo this week to discuss losing the Impact World Title at Rebellion, as well as how he felt the match turned out.
Moose was asked to give his thoughts on losing the Impact World Title at Rebellion:
“I’m still sore now. I have a lot of mixed emotions. Obviously, I had a six month run as Impact World Champion. I don’t hate Josh. I actually respect him, and I believe that Josh, just in the last year, has proved why he’s undoubtedly one of the best wrestlers in the world. He prevailed at Rebellion and prevailed again in our rematch that aired last night,” Moose said.
“I’m happy to see what his run is going to be like. He deserves it. He showed he’s a standard of what professional wrestling is in Impact Wrestling, and I can’t wait to see what he does with it.”
“I was very happy with the match. Definitely one of my better matches I’ve had. I know everybody says, ‘Oh, it’s Moose’s best match of his career.’ I feel like everybody says that after I have a good match because they forget what my last matches were like, but it’s definitely one of my better matches. I knew it was going to be good because I’m working with a professional in Josh, and he’s known for putting on great matches. So I knew that I was going to have a good dance partner and the match was going to be what it was.”
Moose said he feels the match was so good because they story leading into it was great:
“I think the story that was told was phenomenal. One of the reasons why the match was so good was the story that was told prior to the match had people very invested in the match. You have a super heel villain versus this baby face, and everybody wants the baby face to win,” he continued.
“It’s one of those things that they can write the story and present everything and make everybody invested, but once we go out there, it’s on us to put the exclamation.”
You can view Moose’s entire interview with Denise Salcedo below.
If you use any portion of the quotes from this article please credit Denise Salcedo with a h/t to WrestlingNews.co for the transcription.