March 25, 2023

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Ricky Starks is that good.

In an interview with The Ringer, Ricky Starks spoke about how he realized that he had the arrogance to face on his personal in entrance of the AEW followers.

Starks referred to his FTW title protection towards Jay Deadly in February because the match that confirmed him the group was behind him. When requested about preventing for spots on the cardboard, Starks mentioned his confidence hasn’t modified his outlook in any respect, noting that he’s nonetheless in competitors with himself.

“I don’t strategy it like somebody’s out to take my spot—I’m doing nice work, that’s my spot,” he mentioned. “I like working with totally different folks as a result of I get to point out extra of what I can do, however I’m not taking part in up any jealousy or rivalry that’s there, I’m showcasing myself every time.”

Requested if he had a timeline for when he thought he’d transfer up the cardboard, Starks mentioned there’s no actual “plan”. He famous that he lets issues fall into place, however he’ll struggle to verify he’s not being not noted of the combo.

“I don’t have a six-month plan, a one-year plan, or a three-year plan,” Starks mentioned. “I’ve accomplished that earlier than and watched every part round me change. I’m going to maintain doing the issues I do proper, and let the remainder fall into place.” The query adjusts to “the place do you have to be?” and that’s when his eyes gentle up. “I’m there with Punk, I’m there with Moxley, and that’s very a lot one thing I consider,” he says. “I must be featured each week as a result of I can do all of the issues anybody else can do—not a few of them, all of them. I must be featured as a result of I’m that good, and I do know I’m that good. I advised myself I’m not getting left off a pay-per-view going ahead.”

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Ricky Starks will face off with Powerhouse Hobbs at AEW All Out on Sunday, September 4.

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