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NXT Champ Trick Williams on Mentor Booker T and Connecting with WWE Fan

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NXT Champion Trick Williams has opened up about his relationship with WWE Hall of Famer Booker T, who has been a mentor to him throughout his career. Williams also discussed the origins of the popular “Whoop That Trick” chant and how it has helped him connect with the WWE audience.

Booker T: More Than a Mentor

In a recent interview with “Jimmy V3”, Williams expressed his gratitude for Booker T’s guidance and support:

“Booker T has been part of the movement since the beginning, hey that’s my uncle Booker T for all those who don’t know man. He’s always been a good mentor to me man, he treats me like family man I love Booker.”

The Birth of “Whoop That Trick”

Williams traced the origins of the “Whoop That Trick” chant back to his early days in NXT 2.0:

  • The chant began during Williams’ matches alongside his former partner, Carmelo Hayes.
  • Initially, Williams was unsure if the chant was in support of him or against him.
  • As the chant continued to grow in popularity, it became clear that fans were using it to show their support for Williams.

Music Meets Chant

Williams noted that the chant’s popularity skyrocketed once his theme music changed to a more instrumental beat, allowing fans to incorporate the chant into his entrance.

Why It Matters

Trick Williams’ comments shed light on the importance of mentorship in the wrestling industry and how a simple chant can help a performer connect with the audience. As Williams continues his reign as NXT Champion, his relationship with Booker T and the “Whoop That Trick” chant are likely to play a significant role in his ongoing success.

What do you think about Trick Williams’ relationship with Booker T and the impact of the “Whoop That Trick” chant? Leave a comment below!

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