Ariya and Shawn Daivari haven’t had a lengthy run as a “brother” tag team. While they’ve had a few matches together, their paths haven’t crossed for long enough for a long stint. Shawn rejoined the company in June of 2021. Arya Daivari was being released around that time.
Ariya Daivari recently told Tommy Dreamer that he’d still like to team up with his brother. On Tommy Dreamer’s House of Hardcore, he said they’ve come close. He’s looking for the right timing.
“There was a time when he was agent and I was working there, he got released when COVID happened, he was part of the COVID releases, and I had a job for the whole next year. As soon as he got hired back, I got let go.
There was a period of time where we were both there. He would have a sleeveless shirt on during rehearsal and people making jokes about how jacked he was. We’d always be standing by each other and like, ‘we look pretty good together, huh? I’m already on TV, just bring him on in.’ He’s a former WWE guy and it was very easy to do, but it never happened.
When he was in IMPACT and [WWE] started releasing people, I was like, ‘If I get released, the bright side is that we can tag somewhere like IMPACT.’ Then I got released and he got hired back. We really keep missing each other.”
For now, Ariya is enjoying his independence. He’s appeared in AEW recently and worked for NJPW Strong. One of these days, we might get to see him team up with his brother.
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