Pat McAfee discussed his Takeover: XXX match against Adam Cole on his Pat McAfee Show earlier today, saying it was something that he will remember all the way to his death bed.
Pat said that there was massive hype and pressure going into the match because Takeover is a big deal so he had to deliver. He talked about jumping on the top turnbuckle and delivering the superplex which he said was awesome. McAfee joked how he did the jump in his ring during training but then when he was there and the ropes looked a little bit higher so he wasn’t sure he was going to nail it.
“But what a bucket list item, I enjoyed the living hell out of it,” McAfee said as he said he made a few…actually a lot of mistakes that led him to lose his match. He said he reads all the dirt sheets and was getting buried by everyone before the match so he felt he needed to show everyone what he can do in the ring.
McAfee said he woke up sore the next day and even today and his foot was sore as well. He said Adam Cole “baited him” into kicking the steel steps but blames himself for the rookie mistake.
All in all, McAfee was thankful for the opportunity to check it off his bucket list.