Ricky Starks Does Not Travel With The FTW Title

On today’s episode of SiriusXM’s Busted Open up Radio, AEW wrestler and existing FTW Environment Champion Ricky Starks joined the display.

Tonight, Starks will go 1-on-a single with Swerve Strickland with the FTW Planet Championship on the line on AEW Rampage. Starks mentioned that on paper, he currently has the higher hand.

“Here’s the issue. Tonight. It is me and Swerve. FTW Championship on the line on AEW Rampage,” Starks mentioned. “A good deal of people feel we’re evenly matched when it will come to self-confidence. Me personally, I was actually born with this charisma and this self-assurance. On the other hand, Swerve experienced to go out and obtain out, by grills, glasses, and Pho jackets.

“I’m presently in a profitable betting pool in this article, in my feeling. On paper, I currently have the upper hand, but I consider two, never ignore we’re heading to be in Austin tonight. So that is my next house and they generally present me adore, male, so I’ll have the dwelling-discipline gain as very well.”

Starks disclosed all round, it has been a target of his to make the FTW Environment Championship a great deal more crucial and has now gotten to a stage in which Taz trusts him with the gold.

“You know what, at any time since I actually received the title, it’s been a really huge target of mine to – I really don’t wanna say revamp, but make it a ton more important than what the past winner was performing with it. And so, of course, Taz is quite protective of the FTW Championship due to the fact there’s a significant historical past and it’s a section – it is a enormous element of him.

“So, not only do I have the force of producing positive I retain the championship, but I also have the pressure of generating positive that I do proper by Taz. And represent that championship as most effective as I can to my potential. And I imagine we’ve gotten to a level him and I, where he can have confidence in me, that I will not do completely wrong by him when it comes to the FTW Title.”

Starks also discovered that he does not travel with FTW Globe Championship, which is the original title, but he leaves it in the fingers of All Elite Wrestling production.

“I do not journey with it,” Ricky disclosed. “I make guaranteed that output retains it in a locked scenario in 1 of the velvet luggage. When I have had to journey with it to like Universal, Orlando, I’m very very protective of it. So no, I’m not carrying out nearly anything unpleasant with it like some of these men and women are. I just have a tiny little bit a lot more regard for it.”

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