VIDEO: Cassandro WrestleTalkTV interview
Cassandro was recently a guest of WrestleTalkTV in the UK were he discussed a variety of topics. The first video he discussed Sin Cara and how irreplaceable Rey Mysterio is despite WWE’s attempts with Sin Cara and other Latino stars. Cassandro then talks about Konnan and how he considers him a friend out of the business, but in the business he mentions how Konnan can be a bit difficult to deal with. Cassandro also disputes the claim that Konnan was the “Hulk Hogan of Mexico”. He mentions that Konnan did help lucha libre and many luchadores, but thinks Konnan always has something else going on.
Cassandro also discusses doing high-risk moves and jumping off high places despite his recent surgeries to satisfy the fans.
In the second video, Cassandro talks about being an openly gay wrestler and how its affected his career and life. He also mentions the time he contemplated suicide, which he went into detail on one of the Hijo del Santo TV shows. Cassandro also talks about how once fans and fellow wrestlers looked past the exotico gimmick and saw his in-ring talent that he became a bit more accepted.