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Dylan "Hornswoggle" Postl talks his post-WWE career, dealing with Vince, more

Hornswoggle

By Gary Mehaffy for F4WOnline.com

In May 2016, WWE decided to do a spot of housekeeping, and released several performers from their contracts. Some were surprising, others not so much.

One of those names released was 29-year-old Dylan "Hornswoggle" Postl. He hadn’t been on TV for a while and although he had been with the company for almost ten years and popular with younger fans, he was “future endeavoured”.

I had the opportunity to talk to him recently for around 30 minutes, covering all aspects of his life in and out of the wrestling industry including being a father.

We discussed prejudice towards midgets (his words, not mine!) within the industry, how Ken Anderson got him a job in WWE, why Curt Hawkins will forever be his best friend and the reasons why he calls Dave ‘Fit’ Finlay every Father’s Day.

We also had the opportunity to discuss what he describes as his favourite and defining moment during his time in WWE, his WEE-L-C match with El Torito at Extreme Rules 2014, his dealings with Vince McMahon, and more.