The former WWE EC3 Superstar used Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson as an example to show how people’s level of maturity has changed since the 1990s.
The Rock won his first WWE Championship at the age of 26 in 1998. The likes of “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and Triple H also achieved great success in the wrestling world in their late twenties. and early thirties.
In Sportskeeda’s “The Wrestling Outlaws”, EC3 explained how wrestlers in their twenties aren’t considered grown men like The Great One was:
“The Rock at 27 compared to EC3 at 27, he was a grown man who lived a life, when I was still a kid,” EC3 said. “I don’t know if it’s just growing up and how we grew up on comfort and conformity and the things we were brought up with that made life so much easier. But then, from my generation to 27 now, they’re a horrible mess, and they’re even more childish than our generation was. [3:23-3:53]
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EC3 applauds the success of The Rock, Steve Austin and Triple H
Randy Orton (24), Brock Lesnar (25) and The Rock (26) are among the WWE Superstars who won world titles in their mid-twenties. In today’s WWE, most male wrestlers don’t achieve this honor until they are 30 years old.
EC3 believe that current wrestlers in their twenties aren’t mentally capable of handling the spotlight like they were in the 1990s:
“Wrestlers are in that age bracket now [30s] because they can fully be professionals and grown men and women, unlike that 27-year-old Rock, 30-year-old Triple H, 31-year-old Stone Cold Steve Austin at the top of the game,” EC3 continued. . “They are still young men today mentally. At the time, they weren’t. They had become men**. [3:53-4:15]
EC3 also said in the interview that he “would rather be dead” than have to recreate one of his most disappointing moments in WWE.
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