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Interview Recap - Shawn Daivari

Posted in Interview Recaps by Jack at 22:36, Aug 24 2008

by Jason Gaither

Shawn Daivari aka TNA's Sheik Abdul Bashir Interview Recap-

Shawn Daivari made an appearance on In Your Head on Wednesday, August 20, 2008, with hosts Jack, OIB, and Barbie! Go to www.inyourheadonline.com to listen to the interview in its entirety.

Daivari opens the show by talking about his move from WWE to TNA. Daivari says at first he questioned the move from time to time. He now says he no longer questions it. He knows that it was the best move for him at this point in his career. Daivari then talks about his time in Japan and the work that he was able to do with the Great Muta. Daivari states,? It is very rare that they do much with an American on their first and second tour?.

A caller then asks about his relationship today with Muhammed Hassan, ?We still talk on a very regular basis, just not about wrestling.?

Barbie asks about any culture shock in Japan? ?I am very good at adapting. I take instruction and direction very well?. Daivari states, ?After the first couple of shows I got the hang of it?. When asked about his character in Japan ?It is completely different in Japan they do not have heat with the Middle East over there?.

When asked about a language barrier over in Japan Daivari sates, ?It is more like an athletic contest in Japan, you know who leads and who follows.?

When asked about the x cup ?I thought it was a great way for me to get in the door at TNA?. ?I am really happy with what they have planned for me?. ?I think this character will follow with me?. ?Whatever is exciting for the audience I will do?.

Jack asks, about his involvement and say in his promos with TNA ?They are super receptive to my ideas, 99% of the time I hit the key points but I make it my own.?

Jack asks, about the six sided ring. ?It has never thrown me off yet?. ?Going off the ropes can be a little more difficult?.

When asked about Mick Foley ?I feel he was one of the best supporting characters in wrestling history?. Daivari feels it would be great for TNA to have a knowledgeable veteran on the staff. Daivari feels it would great for TNA from the office to the fans.

When asked about advice for a future wrestler ?Take advice from everyone and use what applies to you?.

When asked about a return to WWE ?Always a chance for a possible return.?

To hear the interview, head on over to www.inyourheadonline.com and remember to check out the show live every Wednesday 8pm EST where this week they?ll be joined by Tito Santana, and upcoming guests include Dawn Marie, Mike Dibiase and Blackjack Mulligan. You can also check out their 3 year interview archive which guests such as Mick Foley, Bruno Sammartino, Chris Jericho, Rob Van Dam, Terry Funk, Goldberg and Eric Bischoff.

Join the interactive message board to leave questions for the guests at http://inyourheadboard.proboards27.com/index.cgi and don?t forget to subscribe to the pod cast at http://iyh.blogspot.com/

Thanks to Jason Gaither of the Wrestling Mic

Website: http://thewrestlingmic.webs.com

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