Daniels on what TNA needs to do take it to the next level
Oct 13, 2012 - by Steve Gerweck
Arda Ocal conducted an interview with Christopher Daniels for the Baltimore Sun.
You were part of TNA during the early days and now obviously part of its current product. What is the most important thing for TNA to do to continue to grow and take it to the next level so to speak?
I just think it’s a matter of getting more eyes on the product. I think our locker room is the best locker room in the world. I feel like we’ve got the most talent, but if people aren’t watching, and they’re not aware that this show is going on then it doesn’t matter. It’s like if a tree falls in the woods and no one is around to hear it, does it actually make a noise? So I just feel like we’re doing the best we can to get the word out that TNA is available to everybody, we’re only 10 years old, so a lot of casual fans aren’t aware that there’s another wrestling product other than the WWE. So it’s our job to let everybody know that there’s a place where guys like Kurt Angle, A.J. Styles, Christopher Daniels, Frankie Kazarian, Austin Aries, Jeff Hardy, Bully Ray, all these guys, whether they’re stars from the past in WWE or stars that are homegrown like Bobby Roode and James Storm in our company, you know it’s up to us to go out there and try and let everybody know and make everybody aware that there is an alternative to WWE. Like doing this interview with you, doing interviews in the past week. I must have done 30 interviews regarding ‘Bound For Glory,’ and hopefully if I can get five new fans from reading about me in the newspaper or hearing these interviews that I do on podcasts or radio stations. … If we can get those fans to watch our product just that one time, I think that if they’re real wrestling fans they’re going to stick with the product and the word of mouth is going to spread sooner rather than later and we will have that audience that we desire.