Swerve Strickland: I Want To Be The First Black AEW World Champion, I Don’t Want To Accept Anything Less

Swerve Strickland comments on the possibility of being the first black AEW World Champion.

Strickland is currently one of the most popular stars in the company, as he has gained many fans in recent months after picking up big wins over the likes of 'Hangman' Adam Page and Darby Allin.

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Many fans have been clamoring for Strickland to win a championship in the company, with many wanting him to become the first ever black man to hold the AEW World Championship.

In a recent interview with DAZN, Strickland said that the idea of him holding the title is a seed that he wanted to see organically grow.

“I think that’s a story, that’s a possibility, that’s being talked about now amongst peers. It’s a seed that I planted that I wanted to just organically grow. The story wasn’t about AEW’s never had a black world champion, its like, I want to win it. I want to be the first and I don’t want to accept anything less. I want to be the first, which means I want to be next up, especially with the momentum I have. I want to use all of that to get to the top. TNT Title is amazing, if I can acquire the TNT Title and use that as momentum, maybe even hold both. Christian is on a real high right now, and if I take that from him, people are gonna explode and really believe [in me] now. Our AEW World Champion is already holding two belts, I want to hold two belts too. The possibilities are there now.”

Elsewhere in the interview, Strickland revealed that he's going to do 'The Nana' for the first time in the upcoming music video for 'Big Pressure'. Fans can learn more by clicking here.

Fans can check out Grapsody's recent interview with Swerve Strickland by clicking here.

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