Throughout his newest interview with Below The Ring former ROH world champion Matt Taven spoke about his present run with IMPACT as a member of the Honor No Extra group, and the way comfy he has felt within the promotion since there are such a lot of acquainted faces round him. That and extra will be discovered within the highlights under.
On going through the Briscoes for the ROH tag workforce titles eventually December’s Ultimate Battle PPV:
They [The Briscoes] convey us [Taven & Bennett] to an entire different degree and after we knew we have been heading into Ultimate Battle with that — we knew really earlier than we bought the information about every little thing else [ROH’s hiatus]. So, we have been all excited to sort of — , we had all these plans after which rapidly, it’s prefer it’ll be one and that’s it. It was sort of — the 4 of us all checked out one another like, we’re gonna go all out tonight and it’s one among my favourite matches of my profession and I’m so unbelievably pleased with it.
How he feels about his present run with Honor No Extra in IMPACT:
I imply it’s — this entire factor has been such a loopy expertise for me [IMPACT Wrestling run] simply because , we talked to start with and even earlier than that, my first darkish match in Ring of Honor was in 2009. So, I used to be working beneath throughout that point. In 2012, issues began to sort of decide up a little bit little bit of steam for me at Ring of Honor and I’ve been there ever since and so, whenever you’re on the market and particularly whenever you’re a free agent and you’ll sort of do no matter, you’re testing all these totally different locations and proper now, we have now one thing occurring with IMPACT and also you by no means know what you’re gonna get into whenever you go to a brand new place. I imply there’s simply sort of this bizarre anxiousness of like, ‘Oh man, I’ve been so comfy on this locker room for thus lengthy. What’s this gonna be like?’ However whenever you stroll into the door at IMPACT, there’s so many acquainted faces that it felt like one other day. It nearly felt like a Ring of Honor present in 2015 or one thing the place I’m trying round, it’s Eddie [Edwards] and Moose and simply everybody, [Chris] Sabin, [Alex] Shelley. It’s like, oh, okay and so many acquainted faces that you’ve got frolicked with in wrestling and I suppose that’s one of many stunning issues about wrestling is that you just see individuals — ‘I’ll see you down the street’ is not only one thing individuals say to one another simply to say it. It’s as a result of it’s true. Typically you’ll be like, ‘Ah, I don’t know the place I’m gonna see him subsequent’ and now I see him on a regular basis so, it’s been a straightforward adjustment to IMPACT due to that. Clearly, being there with me, Mike and Maria [Kanellis-Bennett], teaming up with Eddie, having Vinny there, Kenny King and myself are superb associates. PCO is — all the time had a comfortable spot in my coronary heart for large PCO so it’s sort of [nice to] be there collectively and to be sort of all be going by means of this new part collectively.
(H/T and transcribed by Submit Wrestling)