WWE star Curt Hawkins was recently a guest on the Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast. Hawkins talked about his journey in WWE, including his initial release from the company and working the indies before making his return.
Also, Hawkins talked about his record losing streak, which has now reached over 200 matches. He shared a story about a conversation he had with WWE writers regarding the streak. Hawkins actually was scheduled to have his losing streak ended with a win over Heath Slater on Main Event.
He asked the head writer of Raw to talk to Vince McMahon, and he was able to get out of it. Hawkins wants to keep his losing streak alive, and perhaps finally win in a special moment on either Raw or a PPV:
“What really sparked it all was… there was some kind of online article or something that said, ‘Hey, Curt Hawkins just lost his 100th match in a row’. Where, I think like… and I’m not throwing a shot out there but I think most of my colleagues if they saw that about themselves they’d be like, ‘Man, that’s bulls**t’ and be upset about it.
"A bunch of people tweeted me this information and I was like, ‘Oh my God, that’s true, yes. Lets talk about it. I didn’t know what it could become, but I knew like why not embrace it and acknowledge it.
There’s been times since that article where I was supposed to… I remember one time I was supposed to beat Heath Slater on Main Event and I went, ‘Oh, no’. I said ‘no, no, please no, this could be something.’ There’s no sense in ending it on Main Event against Slater.” Hawkins said.
“I literally went to the head writer of RAW and said, ‘Please no, I can’t [lose my streak]’ and they were cool about it in the first place because it was more like, ‘Hey, good job. You get to win one tonight’ and I’m like oh God no, you don’t understand, and I remember that particular night, I was like, ‘Can I just run something by you…
"You guys[creative writers] are all aware of the streak?’ They say yeah and I go, ‘Does Vince know about it?’ They’re like, ‘Probably not’ – well can you please just tell him before he makes a decision tonight – I got out of it.”
H/T Fightful for the transcriptions