On tonight’s episode of “AEW Rampage,” Wardlow shall be placing his TNT Championship on the road when he squares off in opposition to a brand new however acquainted face — Matt Taven of The Kingdom. Earlier than that, nevertheless, the imposing presence that’s Wardlow stopped by SiriusXM’s “Busted Open Radio” to debate the match, tonight’s episode basically, how he prepares for the larger matches, and even a little bit Halloween.
“Horror characters are basically professional wrestlers,” Wardlow stated. “They’ve a personality, theme music, and gimmick.”
It would not be a stretch to think about Wardlow a horror character. In spite of everything, he holds a 23-2 general file this yr as he continues to tear the AEW Males’s division aside like a chilly murderer, however when pressed on who in AEW he might think about as a superb horror villain, no reply got here to the champion’s thoughts. As an alternative, he supplied this bit of knowledge when the tv collection “You” was introduced up.
“I do not know who would have individuals chained up in his basement,” he continued, referencing “You” major character Joe Goldberg’s penchant for trapping individuals in his basement. “I’ve ladies chained up in my bed room, however nobody in my basement,” Wardlow joked.
The present holder of the TNT Championship, Wardlow has reigned for simply over 100 days. He’ll be seeking to proceed that streak in opposition to former ROH World Champion Matt Taven. Taven only in the near past made his AEW debut throughout an episode of “Rampage” on October 14 alongside Maria Kanellis and Mike Bennett. The Kingdom had been beforehand in Influence Wrestling.