At 36 years old, Matt Taven might be closer to the end of his career than he is the beginning, but he still hopes to keep going for at least another decade.
Once his in-ring career is over, Taven is hoping to transition into an office position in wrestling.
"I hope I can wrestle another ten years before this, we [Taven & Mike Bennett] have both been lifelong wrestling fans and I hope to stay in this business one way or another. I went to school and have a degree in one field, and I'm sure I could translate it to wrestling in some sense, but I've learned so much from being in wrestling the last 13 years that I would love to continue to work behind the scenes and helping these guys, whoever is coming up in the future. Me and Mike have helped train guys in the past, but being agents or being part of the office is part of our long-term goals. We're starting to see the fruits of that work and it's another thing getting pulled for you right now. Those experiences that we've had here in Ring of Honor will guide us wherever we go next to fulfilling that long-term vision of one day being able to work behind the scenes," Taven said on the ROH Strong podcast.
Taven has a bachelor’s degree in sports, entertainment and event management from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island.
Elsewhere during the interview, Taven and Bennett discussed winning the ROH Tag Team Titles as the company heads for a hiatus. You can find his full comments by clicking here.
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