WWE Star ‘Would Love’ To Return To Former Character

WWE Star ‘Would Love’ To Return To Former Character WWE

Baron Corbin is currently a ‘free agent’ after not being drafted by either Raw or SmackDown in the 2023 WWE Draft.

Corbin’s character is currently undergoing a losing streak, with him only recently picking up his first win of the year against Rick Boogs in Paris.

This latest phase is just one of many in Corbin’s WWE main roster career; with him debuting as the Lone Wolf before becoming Constable Corbin, King Corbin, ‘Bumass’ Baron Corbin, Happy Corbin and now current Baron Corbin.

Speaking with Catch Club, Corbin discussed the evolution of his character, claiming that Constable Corbin was the hardest to play, as he had to be comfortable with his mic work.

He said:

“Lone Wolf, that was my attitude. Rock and roll, I rode a motorcycle, I’m tattooed, I live that lifestyle. That was a very natural role for me.

“Then, stepping into the ‘Constable’ role, it was a big-time change. I had to go from a guy who’s known for just being athletic and wrestling, and I had to really master the promo. I had to open Raw with a six-minute monologue by myself. That’s hard to do. I had to really learn that, so I loved the ‘Constable’ phase because it got me extremely comfortable with a microphone in front of the audience to convey emotion, to convey whatever story I’m trying to tell to these people, and put that emotion behind it.

“I love the King Corbin gimmick; I thought that was just so fun. That was the first time I really felt like okay, ‘I’m putting on an outfit and becoming a character.’ I had the crown, I had the big coat, and the way I carried myself.”

Corbin continued on, saying that he would like to merge different elements of all his characters to create a hybrid character for himself, which would return to the grittiness of the ‘Lone Wolf’.

He said:

“I would love to get back to that grittiness of ‘The Lone Wolf,’ but makes a little bit of everything in it. ‘The Lone Wolf was a little one-dimensional. It didn’t have all that mentions that I think you need to be a John Cena or a Roman Reigns. Roman Reigns can take you from him being just a big bully to you can see the frustration or the sadness or when he feels like the table is crumbling. He can take you through all those emotions; I think that’s what you need to have a successful character.

“So when I’ve gotten these different characters through the time, they’ve all been very different. It’s been the tough guy badass if you will, then it was the ‘rule-follower.’ Nose up, ‘I’m better than everybody’ with Constable. Then ‘The King,’ it was the power. It was the grace. It was all things. Then sad Corbin was full of different emotions that people got to experience, and then into Happy Corbin. So like, I’ve given everybody every emotion now. Let’s combine them all, put them into one thing, and make some magic.”

Corbin’s free agency allows him to appear on both Raw and SmackDown, and he recently took aim at the new World Heavyweight Championship and a potential match with Roman Reigns.

transcription via Fightful

Full results from Backlash were as follows:

Raw Women’s Championship – Bianca Belair (c) def. IYO SKY

Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins def. Omos

United States Championship – Austin Theory (c) def. Bobby Lashley, Bronson Reed

SmackDown Women’s Championship – Rhea Ripley (c) def. Zelina Vega

San Juan Street Fight – Bad Bunny def. Damian Priest

Solo Sikoa & The Usos def. Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens & Matt Riddle

Cody Rhodes def. Brock Lesnar

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1 year ago by Connel Rumsey



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