On creating the first ever “All-Star Clinic” and what the experience will be like this Friday in Houston: “It’s going to be a seven-hour clinic that is going to provide three different perspectives from guys (MVP and Devon) who have actually been there. A lot of times these young guys who try to get into the business go to independent shows for independent promoters. They finish working their match, and the promoter can’t tell them if they did good or bad, because he doesn’t know. So we’re trying to give a ‘carpentry perspective’ to the business again as far as teaching the guys the insight to what we do.”
On why he’s most excited about Wade Barrett vs Kofi Kingston at TLC: “You know, I got to give Kofi Kingston a lot of credit. He hasn’t been one of the guys I had on my radar, but he has actually come into his own. Now with this situation with Wade Barrett, he is going to have a chance to really go out there and show how good he really is. That is what this thing is about.”
On what he wants to see at Wrestlemania 29: “The match I would want to see at WrestleMania this year would be two bulls lockinghorns. It would be something great for the fans, and it would be an extravaganza. It would be Ryback vs. Brock Lesnar. That would be the match for me, just because Ryback is mowing through the competition. Brock Lesnar has been a guy who has went by his ‘Modus Operandi’ pretty much the same way, just running through guys. To see those guys meet head-to-head at WrestleMania would be a WrestleMania where people would get their money’s worth.”
Booker also talks about his friendship with MVP and Devon, working as the Smackdown General Manager, inviting Jay-Z to WWE TLC, why he loves the Royal Rumble, if he has input on what NXT stars get called up to WWE’s main roster, what it takes to make it in wrestling today and more. For more details on Booker T’s first-ever “All-Star Clinic,” log on to www.RealityOfWrestling.com, call (510) 566-3552, or e-mail Paul Cook (at CookP74@aol.com). Limited spots are still available.