Eddie Kingston is ready to bring the fight to Bryan Danielson.
Kingston and Danielson will square off in the semifinals of the AEW World Title Eliminator Tournament on Friday's Rampage with the winner moving on to Full Gear.
Ahead of the bout, Kingston spoke to Busted Open Radio to preview the bout.
"No," Kingston said when asked if he thinks Bryan is ready for him. "If he does think he's ready then he's out of his mind because he hasn't been in there with somebody like me in a very long time. No offense to Kenny, who is the World Champion and the top of this business because he's the World Champion, but I'm a different animal than Kenny. Kenny will want to wrestle you. Me, I just want to punch you in the mouth, strike you, suplex you, and beat you as quick as I can. I don't want to show off or do anything pretty like Kenny does. I just want to beat you up. I don't get paid by the hour.
"Tonight, I'm gonna whoop his ass. I'm gonna feel like I totally made it when I become World Champion, but the first step is beating the balls off Bryan and letting him know that he's not in the WWE no more where he can be protected. Guys like him don't understand that. This is a different world," he said.
The winner of the bout will go on to face the winner of Jon Moxley vs. Orange Cassidy in the finals of the tournament at Full Gear.
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