Frankie Kazarian appeared on AEW’s unrestricted podcast this week. The following highlights were sent to us:
Frankie Kazarian is half of the first AEW World Tag Team Champions, SCU, and among the first wrestlers signed to AEW at launch. He recounts how he got into Downstairs, what the Young Bucks and “Being The Elite” did for the popularity of SCU, beating the Lucha Brothers for the Tag title, and what it is like. to have a drink and talk with your boss. Frankie was Christian Cage’s first opponent in AEW and explains why he thinks Christian has the highest wrestling IQ of anyone he’s been in the ring with. You’ll also hear about Frankie’s friendship with Christopher Daniels, his love of Metallica, how he started playing bass, what prompted him to create American Rebel Cigars with Cody Rhodes, and about the way he ended up with an appearance on the Netflix series, GLOW. In addition, Frankie shares the story of “Do Ya !,” his Top 5 metal songs, and why the “Flux Capacitor” calls his “Break Glass In Case of Emergency” movement.
Frankie Kazarian on Christian Cage:
“Christian is a guy who has maybe the highest wrestling IQ I know in the ring, and when I say that I mean just having mastered professional wrestling and knowing what works and what doesn’t. .
Frankie on being underrated:
“It is [Christian Cage] often called one of the most underrated wrestlers, and people put that tag on me, and I wear it as a badge of honor. If you call me underrated, it’s good because you called a lot of my heroes underrated.