We had the good fortune of connecting with Eddie Martinez and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Eddie, where are your from? We’d love to hear about how your background has played a role in who you are today?
I am from Dallas Texas. I was raised in a neighborhood called pleasant Grove. It was tough growing up in my neighborhood. My family and I nothing was given to us in our life. We had to fight and work hard for the things we wanted. It made me become a hard worker showing the passion I have when I put my mind into something I want. My parents taught me to become a respectful person that I am today.
Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I’m proud of following my number one dream since I was little which is becoming a professional wrestler. I always wanted to grow up and full fill my dream but it wasn’t easy for me to get where I am today. After high school I was lost in life. I didn’t know what I wanted to become tbh. I always told my friends that professional wrestling was my dream goal but I didn’t know how to get there. I was facing a lot of tough challenges in my life that people knew. I hit rock bottom at one point thinking it was gonna be the end for me. I had to face depression on my own and thankfully I pulled through. Someone in my life told me that helped me a-lot said “never lose hope in life”. Since then I never lost any hope and I fought my way to accomplish my journey to be a professional wrestler. Only a few believed in me and others didn’t but at the end I showed out.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
There a lot of places in Dallas that I love to go have fun at with friends or family. Walking downtown of Dallas is forever my spot to go. There some amazing restaurants that I been at downtown. One of them that I love going to his “Wing-bucket”. And then especially this area it’s like a mini park but haves a lot of food trucks by it.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My friends, my family, my peers from the training academy, and especially my head trainer Lou Gotti. And also my fan base aka my team “Team Eddie”. They all deserve recognition for helping me in my journey.
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