Impact Wrestling Champ Austin Aries participated in a media conference call Q&A on Thursday, Feb. 8.
Aries, who has wrestled worldwide, competed in many top organizations including Ring of Honor, NXT and WWE. He returned to Impact Wrestling on the Feb. 1 episode of the weekly TV show, challenged Champ Eli Drake and quickly beat him to win the title.
Aries, 39, discusses plenty of topics. Hear his responses below.
Wrestling in Peru, competing MLW in Orlando and winning the Impact Wrestling title quickly over Eli Drake
How and what made him return to Impact Wrestling, building Impact Wrestling, if weight divisions matter and more
Rumors, House of Hardcore promo and more
Impact Wrestling return, Impact Wrestling rebuild and more
Joining Impact Wrestling, dealing with any pressure, creative freedom, traveling worldwide, state of pro wrestling, WWE and more
His Impact Wrestling contract, career highlights, who he would like to see join Impact Wrestling, and more
Eli Drake, American Top Team in Impact Wrestling, Ronda Rousey in WWE, the wrestling business and more
How Impact Wrestling returned to a four-sided ring and possibly authoring a second book on plant-based eating including recipes
The X-Division, wrestling in the UK and sharing positive news and information
Austin Aries in 2014 in Miami, promoting a plant-based diet at a vegan restaurant
Impact Wrestling is gearing for Redemption on April 22 live on pay-per-view.
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