WWE is known for its colorful and larger-than-life characters, yet few wrestlers have impacted as significantly as Omos. Also known as "The Nigerian Giant," Omos has been a dominant force in the promotion since he began partnering with AJ Styles in late 2020.
However, his journey to the WWE Performance Center was almost derailed due to some preexisting health conditions. This is why the towering athlete maintains a profound sense of gratitude for his achievements today. In a recent interview with SHAK Wrestling, Omos discussed his life perspective after overcoming various health challenges, including gigantism, Cushing's disease, and two brain tumor surgeries that could have resulted in blindness or a heart attack.
He spoke openly about the emotional impact these experiences had on him and how they influenced his outlook on life.
Embracing Gratitude: Omos' Perspective on Life and Overcoming Challenges
Omos explained, "This put me in a state where I truly appreciate everything I'm given.
In everything I do, I have a passion for life because I've been given more than I was promised. As an 18-year-old, I felt that snatched away from me, and I didn't know what to do. I was taking things day by day. It gives me a piece of perspective to always.
Appreciate the life that I have, and. make sure I enjoy every single moment. I have accomplished [many things] during the last few years [and have such] personal gratitude. [I'm focused on] being grateful for these opportunities and not taking them for granted." In his three years on WWE television, Omos has faced off against some of the industry's biggest names, including the New Day, Bobby Lashley, and Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania.
With each high-profile match, he has continued to grow as a competitor and further solidify his reputation as a force to be reckoned with. Now, with MVP by his side as a mentor and advisor, Omos is preparing to take on Seth "Freakin" Rollins at this year's WWE Backlash event in Puerto Rico.
This highly anticipated match has fans buzzing with excitement as they eagerly await the outcome of this clash between two accomplished superstars. Omos' story serves as an inspiration to many, both in and out of the wrestling world.
His resilience and determination in overcoming his health challenges and achieving success in the WWE are a testament to the power of perseverance and gratitude. As he continues to make a name for himself in the industry, fans and fellow wrestlers alike can see Omos as an example of what can be accomplished with the right attitude and an unwavering commitment to one's dreams.