Dax Harwood is open to returning before April.
In January, Dax revealed that FTR (Harwood & Cash Wheeler) had been granted time off from AEW by Tony Khan and that they would have an answer regarding their future in April, which is when their AEW contracts are up.
On February 8 before AEW Dynamite, Dax tweeted that he missed wrestling, leading to fans wondering if FTR might return sooner.
On FTR w/ Dax & Matt Koon, Dax clarified his tweet.
"There was no correlation there, none at all. I just happened to be watching wrestling, drinking coffee, and the two times of the day where I have endorphins completely running through my body are my first cup of coffee, especially if I'm watching wrestling, and my first drink of tequila. That's all it was. Endorphins and I really do miss wrestling. I still have to take things easy, let my body and mind rest, recuperate and be ready for, if we come back before April, I would absolutely love that. If Tony is on board with that and that's what he wants, I would love to. If that's not what he wants, it's his company and I will do whatever he says because I trust him and he's the boss," said Dax.
Damn y’all. I kinda miss wrestling.— Uncle Dax FTR (@DaxFTR) February 8, 2023
On the February 8 episode of AEW Dynamite, the Gunns (Austin & Colten Gunn) defeated The Acclaimed (Max Caster & Anthony Bowens) to win the AEW Tag Team Titles.
The Gunns were feuding with FTR before Dax & Cash took time off television, and the Gunns held a funeral for FTR on Dynamite.
Speaking about the Gunns winning the AEW Tag Team Titles, Dax said, "They are guys who study the craft and try to be better. They're also a couple of guys who made it to the top because of who their father is. They never had to be in the trenches or they've never had to travel to these little shitty shows to make a buck or get seen. All they know is AEW or national television wrestling. With that, they may not think it and they may not be doing it on purpose, but with that, they think that everything should be catered to them. Personally, we have different thoughts and ideologies, and that's okay, you're not going to get along with everyone. I will say, there aren't too many acts in wrestling that people absolutely despise. They despise these guys. They get the 'ass boys' chants. When they won the tag belts, the people were mad. When you think about what wrestling is, you want people to be mad or to feel a certain way. They felt a certain way about that title change. Who knows what's going to happen in the future or where the story is going. There has been a story to this, this is a year long story that I wish people would stop and think, 'Oh, you're right.' There is a backstory and a long history. It's another chapter in the story. Congratulations to them, their first-ever tag team championships. I look forward to seeing what the Ass Boys and Acclaimed do next."
Dax said he looks forward to seeing the redemption arc of The Acclaimed now that they've lost the titles to the Gunns.
It is unknown when FTR will be back on television.
Fans can check out the full episode of FTR on Wednesday, February 15. Subscribe to Dax's YouTube channel to watch the podcast by clicking here.
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