You’ll remember Matt Bloom for his in-ring appearances with WWE as Prince Albert, Albert and A-Train. You might even remember him as Lord Tensai. Matt Bloom played in the National Football League for the San Diego Chargers, from there he became a schoolteacher at Revere High School and was trained professionally to wrestle by the late Killer Kowalski. Now, Matt Bloom is the head trainer at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida for NXT.
I got to talk with Matt about his relationship with Triple H, who off camera acts as the Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative for WWE. We discussed what goes into an NXT Superstar being called up the the main roster as a WWE Superstar and what it’s like having Shinsuke Nakamura as the NXT Champion.
“Keep him healthy, the main thing I do with Shinsuke Nakamura, is don’t get him hurt because when he gets the chance to be a WWE Superstar, he’s going to tear the world down,” Bloom said.
Matt also thinks the Patriots will be returning to the Super Bowl, something he says he expect every season. Being from Boston, Matt always expects the local teams to be playing for and winning championships.
Listen to the interview below: