Impact Wrestling’s Kongo Kong credits legendary wrestler and co-founder of Impact Wrestling Jeff Jarrett for being a “cool boss” and allowing him to be a high-flying big man.
Kongo joined The Roman Show with Rodolfo Roman to talk about his recent trip to India, where Impact Wrestling filmed.
He said that Jarrett gave him a sense of confidence allowing him to be free inside the ring.
“He is one of the coolest guys or bosses I have worked for,” he said. “He has a knack for knowing what works. He lets us do our time.”
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Kong is known for high-flying moves, despite his size. He recalls when the late Rosey asked him to be wise when using such moves.
“I was told one time by Rosey, he said, ‘If you get a job with [WWE Chairman] Vince McMahon, he’ll ask you to stay on the ground and be a big man and fight like a big man and not do this flying crap.’
“I don’t know what his angle was when he told me that. but I said, ‘With all due respect, I don’t work for Vince, but when I do, I’ll do what he tells me to, but in the mean time I need to separate myself.’”
He also discussed the chemistry between him and Laurel Van Ness.
“I feel like we have this naturally odd something in a science fiction movie chemistry. It’s different. I love it,” he said. “Its something that pro wrestling is missing.”
Kongo also talks about his experience in India, how India views professional wrestling, Indian food, watching former Impact Wrestling employees on WWE and more.
To hear the entire interview, click HERE.
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