Rapper Action Bronson is set to make his in-ring debut on Friday at AEW Rampage Grand Slam when he teams with HOOK to face 2point0 (Angelo Parker & Matt Menard).
Bronson, who performs HOOK's theme "Chairman's Intent," made the save for HOOK at AEW All Out when the FTW Champion was being attacked by 2point0.
Speaking to Ariel Helwani on the MMA Show, Action Bronson explained how the appearance came together.
"They had the idea for me to walk him down to the ring. Then, I started training a little bit and they saw my athleticism and prowess," he said.
Bronson said he's training at, "Create A Pro, I like to give them a plug because they showed a lot of love. It is a school, but it's a dojo (run by Pat Buck). Taz got everything hooked up. Just started fucking around, teaching me shit. Nine-ten weeks ago and things started moving from there."
Bronson tossed 2point0 around at AEW All Out and a training vignette was shown on the latest episode of AEW Rampage.
When asked about taking a bump and running the ropes, Bronson joked, "Taking a bump...I just practice offense. Fuck that. I don't fall. I have it in the contract. I don't fall. Taking bumps is serious, it's not an easy thing. I've worked different styles and this is one of the toughest. I love it [running the ropes]. It's intense, makes me feel good. You have to hit them right, no doubt about it."
Bronson has gotten himself into better shape over the years and is ready to showcase his talent in the ring.
"I don't think I'd be able to do a hurricanrana," he said when asked if he could have wrestled two years ago. "I can do lots of things that I'm not going to pull out of the bag. Just know there is an arsenal of over 1000 moves. I have more than him [Dean Malenko]."
Malenko was known as the Man of 1000 holds during his time in wrestling.
When asked if he would be doing more matches, Bronson said, "I'm not part of the roster, but I'm a hired gun. I'm a fucking hitman for hire."
Bronson's latest album "Cocodrillo Turbo" was released in April.
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