David Penzer with Hannibal TV interviewed Damien Sandow (who he referred to as Aaron Stevens) at WrestleCon. The two chatted about his WWE run, and what he’s currently up to.
On the Mizdow gimmick he portrayed.
“It was obviously a creative decision to put me with The Miz as his stunt double. After about two weeks I kind of got bored with it. And I was on Monday Night Raw, I was bored, and Miz fell down and I said ‘you know what? I’m going to fall down too and see what happens.’ And it just literally took off from there. There was never any direction given to me or anything like that. I think that’s why it was so successful to be honest with you. They left me alone.”
In regards to possibly returning to Impact.
“Possibly. I’m taking a little time off and just backing away a little bit. The business has been great to me and I would much rather, you know, adhere to the number one rule of show business: always leave them wanting more. And with me, if my legacy is what it is, I’m completely okay with that. I can walk upright, I don’t ache in the morning. The career I’ve had is because of the fans, and other people who gave me opportunities too. It’s a combination of it. Personally, I’m okay with stepping away, so that’s a good thing.”
To check out the interview in its entirety, click on this link.
(Soucek’s Analysis: It seems that Sandow is happy with where he’s at right now in life, which is always a good thing. However, it would be a bit of a shame if the last image fans had of him was as the lousy Aron Rex gimmick on Impact. He was certainly over at multiple points in his career, so he may just land somewhere else yet and have a decent run.)