the miz

WWE Talking Smack is a very unique show as it often blurs the lines between kayfabe and reality. Fans look forward to watching the talk show every Tuesday night because it’s unpredictable, and there’s just no telling what your favorite SmackDown star might say or do during the broadcast.

The Miz is one of the stars who helped put Talking Smack on the map when he cut a vicious promo on Daniel Bryan while he was the Intercontinental Champion. Miz recently spoke to the Wrestling Compadres Slamcast, and he revealed why he was so angry during the promo.

“So here was my day up to that point: I wasn’t written on the episode that day and I’m the Intercontinental champion. This is the title that I’ve loved since I was a child, and I don’t want to be the guy who says, ‘I’m going to make it great,’ and then not do anything. I want to make it great.”

“So I told them to put me on ‘Talking Smack.’ They asked, ‘Well what are you going to do?’ And I said I’m going to rip into Daniel Bryan. And then I guess I kind of went overboard. And when I go, I have no filter. It’s everything that is fueling inside of me and I just black out.’”

The Miz and Daniel Bryan have always been rivals, but apparently Miz went a little too far during his promo because he made Daniel Bryan so upset that the SmackDown Live General Manager legitimately walked out on the show.

“He actually left. I didn’t expect him to leave — I expected him to hit me. The things I was laying in to him on were very below the belt and very mean and very rude, but when I go, I just go.”

If you need a little refresher, you can watch the epic promo below.