Cage was involved in a long-standing feud with Team Taz after he was betrayed by them back in July. It centered around the FTW Championship, a title that Taz gave him last year.
While speaking with Dynamite Download, Brian Cage talked about his booking in AEW and revealed that he never wanted to be the FTW Champion in the first place. He lost that title to Ricky Starks who is now proudly carrying that belt.
“The FTW Title, which I never asked for, it was handed to me. It was cool, it was neat, but it wasn’t anything I asked for or anything I needed. More so, we never really did that much with it. It was cool, but I don’t know, I was indifferent on the whole thing. Obviously, with how it all ended, it doesn’t sit very well with me. The more we’ve gotten to with this thing, it has taken longer than it probably should have to have gotten there and now, at this point, yes, I want my retribution and I still want to beat Ricky Starks when it’s one-on-one, but at the same time, I’m almost okay with moving on just to move on. I’m caught in the middle where I wanted a Team Taz is barred from ringside stipulation, but at the same time, the idea of finally moving away from Team Taz feels damn good as well. It’s a little open-ended and with that long-term storytelling, we can fall back to it. Come this weekend, if we move in a totally different direction, I’m not going to be terribly upset with it.”
Brian Cage lost to Ricky Starks on last week’s episode of AEW Rampage and it seems their feud for the FTW Championship was brought to an end as well. We will have to wait and see what is next in store for Brian Cage.
h/t to Fightful for the quotes.
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