So, is it surreal being back on the road a few weeks after seeing yourself on primetime network TV every Monday?
Listen, I could not be happier or more thankful for all of ROH with how easy they've made this for me.
Then once people start to get comfortable with you, they want to know everything about wrestling. For a lot of these guys, it's a platform to steady TV work. So since I'm the champion of television, I might as well be the Television Champion, and we'll just take it from there. Unless he greenlights Swole Mates, then we're talking.
On the flipside, as Joe says, you may get a call from Dancing With the Stars or something else. And with your faction, the Rebellion, it looks like you're primed for a substantial solo push. The Rebellion's over, and every man's got their own path right now.
Should fans feel like your return to ROH could be temporary? I'm focused on reestablishing myself as a solo star in Ring of Honor.
I'm 100-percent committed to Ring of Honor, to my fans, to beating Kushida and my training and the things I've been doing since this match has been announced. Because of how accommodating Ring of Honor was during The Bachelorette, if opportunities come that are pressing, I don't think we'd have issues with me being able to step away for however long it takes to do that. Anybody who's followed my career knows that when it's just me in that ring I can do phenomenal things.
This is in reference to Owens and Sami Zayn being sent home for reportedly not following the script for their segment with the New Day, earlier this week on I got so excited for a second...