Davey Richards on Going to TNA When WWE Didn’t Offer Him a Contract: “I Wanted to Go to TNA Anyway”

Davey Richards recently did an interview with Newsday to promote the upcoming TNA Lockdown event.  You can read the entire interview by clicking here.  Here are a few excerpts:

On WWE deciding not to offer Richards and his tag team partner, Eddie Edwards, a developmental deal:

“It is a personal goal of mine and Eddie to make them feel stupid for passing on us. We want to make them realize, ‘You’ve got some great tag teams, but they’re not quite The Wolves.’”

On The Wolves decision to go to TNA:

“Personally, I wanted to go to TNA anyway. I was trying to convince Eddie the entire time.  After [WWE] told us they were not going ahead with the rest of the tryout, we had a deal signed with [TNA] within 20 minutes.  It’s one of those things where I just had to find the kind of wrestling that I want to do.  This opportunity with TNA came along, and it just worked out perfectly.”

On the underlying feeling that fans feel it is the “cool thing to hate TNA”:

“[TNA’s] reputation was not as important as my personal experience dealing with things.  I don’t know how things were there before I got there, but ever since we walked into Huntsville, we’ve been treated with nothing but respect. It’s been a very positive atmosphere.  We feel like we’re part of something special — kind of like a rebirth.  It’s the first time in a really long time that I feel proud to be part of a company.”

Once again, you can read the entire interview by clicking here.