The Times of India recently spoke with Kane last week while doing promotional work for WWE. Here are some highlights.
The longevity of his career: “What we do is athletic, basically. There were the days when the guys were huge and bulky and with bellies, but now we have to be in good shape. We have to have pretty good endurance. I’ve been pretty fortunate as far injuries are concerned. I’ve had minor injuries… Torn a bicep, broken a hand… It’s the worst for some people who get the nagging injuries, but I’ve taken good care of myself.”
How he differs from his character in real life: “Kane is everything I’m not. But also, I think that what has always drawn people to Kane is that he has an emotional depth. The presentation is awesome, he’s a great character. All the things he says, people always see that there’s something beh
ind that and that’s what they relate to. I’m pretty much the opposite. I’m not Kane for sure.”
Being in India: “I’ve been to India before. This isn’t my first time and I love everything about this place… The culture, the food, everything is absolutely great. The people are vibrant and the culture is so colourful. Unfortunately, my schedule is pretty tight this time, but I’ve been fortunate to have the chance to see the Taj Mahal five years ago. We don’t really get the chance to see such great places when we travel. I love spicy Indian food, not the bland version. I can take it. Seriously, I eat everything. I follow a diet, basically protein high and carbs really low. Sometimes I cheat, but as long as you’re getting what you need…”