Marvel.com recently spoke with Austin Aries. Here are the highlights…
On His Slammiversary Match: We were mentally prepared to have three teams in there, now they’re going to throw a fourth in. Something me and Bobby Roode, talk about: we’re not necessarily the World Tag Team Champions, but we’re a tag team of World Champions. Both Bobby and I know what it’s like to carry the top prize in the company. We know the pressure that’s associated with that and we’ve both thrived in that, so I think that’s an advantage we have. Any time you throw three other teams in there, it just kind of creates a situation where there [are] so many different factors concerning what can happen, but hopefully we can play against each other and find an opportunity to become successful.
Would Aries Get Along With Tony Stark?: Sounds like my kind of guy, as long as he was willing to look me eye-to-eye and not be condescending to me. Sometimes you get a couple alpha dogs in the room and you can have a bit of a competition, but if he respected my talents, I’m sure I’d respect his and we’d get along swimmingly.
On Slammiversary in Boston: Bostonians are passionate people. It’s a lot more fun to perform there than it is to navigate their street systems. I’ve gotten lost more than once in Boston, and it’s easy to do. Obviously coming to Boston had a little extra meaning this year, and we can give them a night of entertainment.