Andrade Talks about wanting more from his AEW career.
Andrade made his AEW Debut on June 4, 2022, paired with Vickie Guerrero as his manager. A year on, Andrade is currently the head of the faction Andrade Family Office and a part of a tag team with former ROH World Heavyweight Champion RUSH as a part of the tag team La Faccion Ingobernable. Despite his involvement in AEW Programming, he recently spoke about his dissatisfaction with his run in the company.
Speaking with Mas Lucha in a sit-down interview in Mexico City, Mexico, Andrade talked about the state of his current AEW Run, saying that he wants more, specifically since RUSH joined AEW with him. He said the following:
"I am happy that he got signed. I tried to help as much as possible and they (AEW) liked his work. People wanted to see Los Ingobernables back together after I joined WWE. I went to AEW and reforming Los Ingobernables is something awesome and there will be a lot of stuff coming. May be good or it may be bad, I don't want to get ahead of myself."
He also discussed his standing in AEW after being booked in a Mask vs. Career match against Dark Order's Preston Vance on the Three-Year Anniversary edition of AEW Rampage for October 7, 2022. He stated the following:
"It's difficult. I was in WWE and I had a big contract and they offered me an even better contract but I rejected it because I wanted to continue growing, you know? That's why I chose to go to AEW, but right now I feel a little stagnant and I want more. I feel like I am going through what I was going through in WWE right now. Although I have a great contract and the schedule is good too because the WWE schedule is unimaginable. People believe that you only wrestle once a week, but you wrestle non-televised matches in other cities and countries. Right now, it's difficult because I want more in AEW, especially now that RUSH came in. Since he joined, I was like I want more. There is lots of stuff happening, including people saying I want to go back to Triple H, but I don't want to speak too much about that."
He continued to discuss his relationship with Triple H as well as address the current status of a possible return to the ring of his wife, Charlotte Flair. He stated the following:
"He gave me an opportunity and helped me a lot in NXT and I spoke to him when I requested my release. We are on good terms and he always mentioned that I can keep in contact with him. I cannot say that I have contacted him recently, but it is difficult due to legalities. And if he wanted to speak to me, my wife works there, so he can always reach out to me from there too. It is difficult at the same time because Ashley (Charlotte Flair) has time off due to personal reasons and she will specify them in future interviews. It was very heavy because she worked on Thursdays to work on Weekends while I traveled on Tuesdays and returned on Thursdays as soon as she was scheduled to leave. Right now we are good because I get to see her more, I hope she comes back soon. With AEW, I don't know what will happen on Friday.
He also talked about putting his aim at the AEW World Champion but did specify that his future in the company is uncertain after Rampage. He said the following:
"It's a coin toss. I don't know what can happen and I am a little like how I felt in WWE, whereas I wanted to do more and I feel like I am not growing. I want more. I am not a conformist, even if they pay me a lot. I get good pay and I work fewer dates, but I want more. It's been over a year since I joined AEW, a lot of people already know me from WWE, but it's time to focus on the Championship. I want more."
Andrade El Idolo is set to face Preston "10" Vance in a Mask vs. Career Match on the live edition of AEW Rampage on TNT. Fightful will have live results and a post-show of the show on Fightful's YouTube Channel and on Twitch.tv/FightfulGaming.
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