"I'm definitely a villain," he told SI. "I need the boos. I want to be like The Rock. Stone Cold was always loved, for the most part. He had his villain moments when he sided with Vince, but people loved his attitude. ... When Pete Rose got in there, or Dennis Rodman or Karl Malone — who is my mom's favorite athlete ever, including me — or when Floyd Mayweather was in there, just look at the ratings — everybody loves wrestling. When [the Houston Astros'] Josh Reddick and I play against each other, we say, 'We need a title match or a TLC match.' We're athletes, but at the end of the day, we're big kids."