10 Things We Learned From Tommaso Ciampa On Edge & Christian’s Podcast

"I have no clue, so I'm just doing my best not to think about it."

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Edge and Christian have a habit of bringing the human side out in their guests.

They did it with Kofi Kingston, they did it with Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch, and now the Canadian funsters have done it with injured ex-NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa. It's their line of questioning that does it; it scratches beyond a wrestling surface and taps into something deeper that's oh-so-satisfying for fans who care about the people behind their favourite characters to listen to.

Ciampa's story is one of passion, one of personal heartache and one of self-doubt. At the same time, his mind is filled with memories of confidence, gratitude that he gets to learn from a childhood icon and a hard-headed, steely determination that actually cost him some easy cash. His chat with E&C was not a run-of-the-mill wrestling podcast interview.

There were stories of miscarriage, tales that take in chance encounters with legends like Shawn Michaels and Mick Foley, and a dash of self-realisation about the man when he revisits moments from a career that started in 2005.

Here's everything we learned...

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