During a recent interview with Sportsmail, former WWE Champion AJ Styles spoke about his time off off when he was injured and even mentioned a future retirement from the sport of professional wrestling.
Here’s what Styles said:
“I will tell you this. I thought I might go stir-crazy being stuck at home and not being able do to what I wanted to do, which I did a little bit.
I wanna go when I wanna go and do what I wanna do and when you’ve got a boot and crutches it just hinders that and it will drive you nuts.
That’s what drove me crazy, not being unable to be in a wrestling ring as I thought it would.
I enjoyed the time, I enjoyed seeing my kids and my wife as it’s the first time I’ve been out this long in my career.
So it kind of put things in perspective, like when retirement does come, I’m going to be ok.”
Styles has noted in the past that he’s got a couple of years left in him as an in-ring performer.
After spending the majority of his pro wrestling career working for Total Nonstop Action! (TNA) from 2002 till 2014, former WCW Wrestler AJ Styles managed to get signed by WWE and made his surprise debut as an entrant in the 2016 Royal Rumble match.
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