Sammy Guevara Vows To Win The AEW World Title One Day, Says He'll Keep Proving Himself Every Week

Sammy Guevara vows to win the gold.

Guevara is an AEW original, as he has been with the company since its first year. After first rising to prominence as a member of the Inner Circle, Guevara had a breakout singles run, in which he won the TNT Championship multiple times. He then joined the Jericho Appreciation Society and briefly targeted the ROH World Championship. Now, his sights are firmly set on the AEW World Championship, which is currently held by MJF.

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Speaking on the newest edition of his vlog, Guevara put a "no excuses" sign on his wall and reflected on the past week, including his win over Komander on the April 5 episode of AEW Dynamite. He made it clear that he intends to do everything he can to earn a shot at the wirld title.

“No excuses, that is the motto every single week going to Dynamite, regardless of what they’re throwing at me. This week, it was myself versus Komander, and I felt like we had a killer match. He’s a super talented dude, and I felt like I got a chance to not only show people in the ring, but on the mic as well, why I deserve a world title shot. Whatever they throw at me, whoever they throw at me next, I’m gonna do everything I can, no excuses, and show Tony Khan, AEW and everybody why I deserve a world title shot. I never want handouts, I just want what I feel like I’ve earned. All I ever wanted or needed in this journey is just a chance at greatness, and I was able to do that with the TNT Title, and I got it three times. I’ve never gotten a world title shot yet, and whenever I do, I’m gonna make sure I don’t let it slip," Guevara said.

Guevara then described how being a world champion has been his goal for a long time. He looked back on his journey up to this point before he stated that he knows he will win the gold. Guevara noted that he has already done it in his head, and it's on matter of time before it becomes a reality. He then emphasized that he will show everyone that he is a world champion.

"It’s been a goal of mine for as long as I can remember. It’s been a long journey here in AEW. Lot of bumps, bruises, scars, golf carts, you name it. Before AEW, it was a long journey just to get here on the independents, and then before the independents, I was in my mom’s backstage, jumping off of the roof, making cardboard titles, saying I’m gonna be the world champion, and I know I’m gonna do it. I’ve already done it. The difference is just time, from right now to when I actually make it happen in reality. I’ve done it [in my head], I’ve pictured that moment forever. I’m gonna be a world champion, and I’m gonna keep showing every single week why I am the world champion that I know I am," Guevara said.

The former TNT Champion then recalled how he came close to the title when it was vacated following AEW All Out 2022, as he competed in the Grand Slam Tournament of Champions. Though he failed to win the gold, this opportunity only motivated him even more, Guevara also described how holding the championship on the April 5 episode of AEW Dynamite made him want to make sure that someday he'd be able to lift the title and keep it with him.

"I remember back in September, after that whole All Out mess and they were doing the tournament to crown a new champion, I thought, ‘Maybe this is my moment.’ I got close, but ultimately it wasn’t to be. I’d never been that close to the world title. Ever since then, I thought, ‘How can I get back here?’ How can I get closer? When I grab that title and hold it up, how can I keep it in my hands, and I don’t have to give it back? This Wednesday, I grabbed the title, and it felt right. I didn’t wanna give it up, and one day I won’t have to. One day, it’ll be mine. I’m gonna keep it, and I’m gonna fucking frame it up there [on my wall]. I’ve envisioned that for a long time. Until then, until that day, I’m gonna working, no excuses, give it everything I have to go and show AEW, Tony Khan, the powers that be, that I am exactly what I am, and that’s the world champion," he said.

Like Guevara, Darby Allin and "Jungle Boy" Jack Perry are also targeting the AEW World Championship, but MJF has said that they have to earn a shot at the gold.

Guevara discussed his goals for 2023 in a recent interview. Check out his comments here.

Click here to see Guevara's comments about how he was supposed to go off the top of Daily's Place for a spot in 2020.

Check out the card for the April 12 episode of AEW Dyamite here. Fightful will have live coverage of the show as it airs.

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