Adam Cole's return to the ring has ignited a heated rivalry with MJF, with the ultimate goal of capturing the AEW World Championship. As the anticipation built for their recent title eliminator match, the two competitors engaged in a captivating promo battle that left fans eagerly awaiting the showdown.
In a recent episode of "Extreme Life Of Matt Hardy," Cole opened up about the emotions he experienced leading up to the highly anticipated promo confrontation. Reflecting on the situation, he described a potent mix of excitement and the sense that it was a sink-or-swim moment for him, which only added to the thrill.
The significance of this showdown was not lost on Cole, who, much like the fans, regarded MJF as one of the most adept talkers of their generation. Yet, despite the high bar set by his opponent, the former NXT Champion was able to hold his own during their interactions, garnering support from the AEW audience and establishing himself as a legitimate threat.
Nerves and Uncertainty: Cole's Invigorating Challenge
However, even with his confidence on display, Cole candidly confessed to experiencing nerves and a fluttering feeling in his stomach as he aimed to prove himself on the mic.
The stakes were clear to him: either he would demonstrate his ability to match wits with MJF, or he would risk being overshadowed by his rival's verbal prowess. Nonetheless, it was precisely this element of uncertainty that invigorated him.
He enthusiastically revealed, "It was really exciting for me actually, to be tested in that way and just to be able to show I'll go toe to toe with anybody on the microphone, so it was very, very exciting for me." The prospect of facing off against MJF, renowned for his verbal prowess, in such a prominent setting fueled Cole's determination to prove his mettle and cement his place among the industry's elite talkers.
With a mix of excitement, nerves, and the desire to demonstrate his skill, Adam Cole embraced the challenge of engaging in a promo battle with MJF. The electrifying clash between these two dynamic personalities showcased Cole's ability to hold his own and solidified his status as a formidable force in the AEW landscape.