At Double Or Nothing, Wardlow officially earned a contract with All Elite Wrestling after beating in a short but intense match, his boss tyrant MJF, who kept him metaphorically tied to himself even after the giant wanted nothing more.
to do with him. In July then, Wardlow beat Scorpio Sky to become the new TNT Champion and is now continuing his reign as champion alongside Samoa Joe, one of the ROH champions, in a storyline involving the Embassy stable, as we are.
narrating in our weekly reports. But obviously every self-respecting champion has a ritual that he observes before every big challenge or before going on stage in general, in order to always stay fit and in the spotlight and one of Wardlow's is a little bit "hot", if we can say so.
Backstage news on Wardlow
Wardlow recently opened up about his WWE tryout and how it panned out. During his last interview with Busted Open Radio, which took place before the last episode of Rampage where he retained the title against Matt Taven, the TNT champion was asked how he prepares for six of his matches.
He replied like this: "The night before I usually spend it with a beautiful woman to keep my mind off everything and wake up with the right mindset. I'm thinking about everything except my opponent, essentially. I do some serious training.
always doing serious training. When people ask me, 'How do you prepare for this match?' I prepare myself for the biggest match of my life every week of my life. That's why I am who I am and why I will be where I am going. I live a little differently.
I treat each workout session as if I were preparing for the biggest pay-per-view title match of my life. This is what will bring me to that moment. Usually, the night before, I like to have a good dinner, be with a beautiful woman, wake up lucid, have a nice breakfast." He said that he luckily stayed laser-focused and felt grateful after the emergence of All Elite Wrestling: "I aced that tryout [WWE].
I mean, with flying colors, and they didn't want me. So for the first time in my life, I went, Oh, well, maybe this isn't gonna happen," Wardlow said... "You know, fortunately, I stuck with it, and I was determined to make it happen one way or another, and I thank god every day that AEW came about."