Lance Archer is excited about what is to come now that he has signed with AEW.
Speaking with Bleacher Report, The Murderhawk Monster said the opportunity to join AEW, the potential matches and getting to stay in the United States was something he couldn't pass up. Since joining AEW, Lance Archer immediately rose to prominence within the company, advancing all the way to the finals for the TNT Championship.
"Everything felt right. The opportunity that was being presented with a company like AEW that was just too good to pass up, man. There were too many cool things coming at me at the exact same time. It's an opportunity to come home. An opportunity to be on TV in the United States of America. I hadn't done that on a regular basis in over 10 years. The opportunity to be in front of the U.S. fans and my family, my friends on a consistent basis, along with just the opportunity to be in there with so many different guys that I've never even touched the ring with," Archer said.
In addition to getting to wrestle in the United States on a consistent basis on national television, Archer is excited to face off against several of the top names in the company. Archer mentioned guys like Kenny Omega, Sammy Guevara and Brodie Lee as wrestlers he never got to wrestle with, but now is possible after signing with AEW.
"I worked with Kenny Omega in Japan. But we never wrestled each other. Sammy Guevara in Texas many years—never wrestled each other. Brodie Lee now at AEW. Never wrestled each other. I've wrestled Mox once. And that was in Japan. So I'd love to recreate that in the States. Cody and I have never wrestled each other. And we're going to do that on the 23rd at Double or Nothing. There's so many cool opportunities that kind of came my way all at the time. Family, friends, my faith, were all pointing in the direction of AEW. Here I am kicking ass," Archer said.
Archer will be wrestling Cody for the TNT Championship at the Double Or Nothing pay-per-view on May 23.