A Former WWE Performance Center Trainer Says Enzo Amore Was Difficult To Coach

05.17.17 11 months ago 15 Comments


Enzo Amore is no stranger to people speaking their mind — he is the Smacktalker Skywalker, of course. The former NXT cult hero is currently one of the most popular people on the main WWE roster, but he spent years in developmental constantly on the bubble in danger of being cut. Part of that is because he’s closer to being a classic manager than a modern-day wrestler, but there may be more to it than that.

Matt Wichlinski is the former Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the WWE Performance Center, and was around for the tail end of the FCW days all the way up through the modern PC as a legitimate wrestler factory. Wichlinski was recently on the Two Man Power Trip of Wrestling podcast, and talked about a variety of topics regarding the ins and outs of day-to-day business at the Performance Center.

One of his most interesting tidbits, however, was when he was asked about which wrestlers didn’t pay much heed to his teachings. He had no problem thinking of a couple of people immediately.

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