Ring of Honor star EC3 sat down with Wrestling Epicenter to advertise ROH’s PPV Greatest within the World. EC3 is scheduled to wrestle Flip Gordon on the present tonight and he mentioned what obtained him enthusiastic about this upcoming match.
“I’m intrigued by what would occur between Flip and me as we constructed to this match,” EC3 mentioned. “We’ve not had that many altercations. There’s numerous story to inform. There’s numerous variations in similarities which humanizes those that I believe might be exploited for some in depth storytelling. We’ve had minimal reactions, interactions on tv. However seeing as we tagged and he notably cheated in a match on the nineteenth Anniversary Present I discovered a solution to a query I’ve had, ‘is Honor actual?’ After I wrestled Jay Briscoe I did discover out that Honor actually is actual in skilled wrestling. It’s not the dilapidated degrading trade that I believed it was. Honor nonetheless exist and to be honorable is to not cheat.
“So Flip, I like what he’s executed with himself. I like he’s taking away the issues just like the precise flips, and issues of that nature with individuals that will clap for him aimlessly. We’ve no context of substance and he’s including in that substance. So a expertise like that’s compelling and I’m desirous about not solely competing with, however exhibiting them the best way. Displaying them to take again management. Struggle for freedom, discover their objective. So far as that although, I respect him and I’ve been watching him for a really very long time. At Greatest within the World I show that and to be the very best on this planet, it’s a must to win.”
EC3 joined Ring of Honor in October of 2020 and would signal with them earlier this yr, almost a yr after his launch from WWE. He confirmed that he did obtain provides from different corporations, however that ROH was in the end the fitting match for him.
“Sure, the telephone rang elsewhere,” EC3 mentioned. “However Ring of Honor is one thing I’ve by no means executed. And it’s a storied model and a legacy that’s reinventing itself. It’s discovering its personal new objective. It’s one thing that I need to assist construct and create. I don’t need to go someplace the place I’m simply an interchangeable half. I need to go someplace, create one thing, construct one thing, make one thing particular occur primarily based on the laborious work I can put in.”
Earlier than that EC3 did return to Impression Wrestling briefly, reuniting with the corporate that gave him his first main push years in the past. Immediately EC3 states that wasn’t a lot about him however about serving to out somebody he considers a significant expertise.
“That was not about me. It was about Moose,” EC3 revealed. “As a result of Moose has a expertise and what the Important Character sees is abilities who don’t actually present who they’re. I needed to convey that out of him. That was my sole purpose for returning to Impression. That and likewise to finish Ethan Carter the Third as soon as and for all as that identify serves me no extra.”
Lastly EC3 was requested what his final purpose is in ROH and who he want to face. His reply ought to come as a shock to nobody.
“Whoever is the World Heavyweight Champion,” EC3 mentioned. “Whether it is Rush, it’s Rush. I suppose we are going to discover out this Sunday at Beast within the World on FITE TV and pay per view!”
You may watch the total interview beneath.