WWE Star Says This Wrestler Is ‘Actually Terrifying’ Backstage

WWE Star Says This Wrestler Is ‘Actually Terrifying’ Backstage WWE

Find out which WWE star has been named as “actually terrifying,” even backstage according to one of his peers.

Grayson Waller has been on the main roster for several months now and has rubbed elbows with numerous WWE legends.

So who did Waller point to as someone who is legitimately frightening, even backstage?

It isn’t John Cena or Edge, both of whom he has already had segments with, rather one very intense NXT recruit: Ilja Dragunov.

In a recent chat with WWE Die Woche Waller said:

“Ilja’s terrifying. Ilja is actually terrifying. There’s something wrong with him. I don’t know what it is. There’s something wrong with his brain. I wrestled him last year on NXT, and I spoke to Carmelo Hayes this morning about it. When you get across from Ilja, there’s an energy that you see in his eyes, you see in his movements, that this is a different bloke. You can’t go in there and joke around with him. He’s not that kind of guy.

“You know you’re getting in there and you’re going into a fight, and everything’s gonna hurt. It’s not gonna be a fun experience. I don’t think anyone goes in and goes, ‘Oh, that was so fun.’ There’s nothing fun about wrestling Ilja Dragunov. I think [Carmelo Hayes] found that out. Everything he does is so intense.

“Even backstage, you might see him the day of your match, and five hours before the show, he is as intense as he is when he goes out there for the match. So I think Ilja is a very talented guy, but he terrifies me. He’s crazy, man. He’s legit insane. I could never have him on the talk show because I don’t think he gets joke. I don’t know if he has jokes. I don’t think even know if he laughs. I don’t know if I’ve ever seen him laugh. He’s gonna have great skin for the rest of his life. He won’t have a wrinkle because that brother never laughs.”

Ilja Dragunov may have been bested by WWE NXT Champion Carmelo Hayes at NXT Great American Bash but he isn’t quite done with the Trick Melo gang yet.

Beginning a new feud with Melo’s partner, Trick Williams, the frightening side of Ilja Dragunov (complete with red color contact lens!) seems to have arrived in NXT.

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