Arda Ocal sent this in:
Arda Ocal (@Arda_Ocal) & Jimmy Korderas (@JimmyKorderas) of Right After Wrestling on theScore recently spoke with Eric Escobar.
Here are some highlights:
On being paired with Primo before coming up to the main roster
“We were supposed to come in as a team but then they found out he was Carlito’s brother so they paired them up instead. And I was like, ‘you guys seriously didn’t know they were brothers!?’ So that never happened and I continued my stay in FCW. I had a record for being there for so long…I say me & Eugene were in developmental for the longest time.”
Eric on his ties with the Guerrero family
“It all started when I was a fan and going all the way back to Chavo Classic and even Gory. I seen so much of their stuff and I knew so much about their heritage so it became a bond in many ways. Then I actually got to meet Eddie, God rest his soul, which was an honor. I met him when he came to Puerto Rico one time. Then I got to meet Chavo and I got to know him on a first-name basis and I stayed close to him. I honestly don’t know who (or which writer) thought of pairing me up with Vickie though.”
Eric on his original planned character in WWE – a spinoff of the ‘most interesting man in the World’
On his long FCW run and being in developmental for such a length period
Eric Escobar on his character and working with Vickie (as her on-screen boyfriend)
Eric on not originally wanting to beat Matt Hardy in his WWE debut
All this plus so much more!
For the full 20+ minutes interview, click this link: http://radio.thescore.com/episodes/escobar-full-intw-aug-3-2011