In an interview with Jan Murphy for the Kingston Whig-Standard publication, Dolph Ziggler said he feels like his character is about to reach main-event status after being on a “constant build, clawing or scratching for every inch” WWE has given him.
“Had I been handed it, it might not have worked out the same. I might not be as grateful for everything that’s slowly but surely coming my way. Bit man, I’ve been chomping at this main event scene for two, three years now, ready to go, and I think it’s going hit right at the peak of my career, right when I’m starting to figure out more and more. I’m learning every day. I think it’s just going to hit at the right time and it’s just going to blow up.”
Ziggler also mentioned about making it an “art form” to be the “bad guy who gets beat up.”
“I go out there and I try to do it better than everyone else. Whether I’m a punching bag for 30 seconds or going out there and having a 30-minute classic, I find a way to stand out and do what I do better than everyone else.”