Miz enrolls in wrestling training at Ultimate University, run by Ultimate Pro Wrestling. Miz goes on to make his in-ring debut in 2003 and claims to continue to work on his skills daily.
Several times I’ve had fans say to me: ‘I hate you, you’re awful, you’re the worst.’ But it motivates me. I use negativity and try to turn this into energy in the ring. Whenever someone tells me I’m awful, I go: ‘OK, I will prove you wrong.’