Wardlow has been tied to FTR (Cash Wheeler & Dax Harwood) since the beginning of his AEW career as the three men were part of The Pinnacle alongside MJF, Shawn Spears, and Tully Blanchard.
The bond between Wardlow and FTR extended behind the scenes as FTR have taken Wardlow under their wings and helped him along the way.
"They are huge mentors of mine," Wardlow said of FTR while speaking to Huber In The Morning. "I will be thanking and giving my gratitude to those two men for the rest of my career. Dax is somebody that is very to himself and he doesn't give out compliments often, but when he sees something in someone, he does offer his knowledge and he has an abundance of it. Cash and Dax, and even when I was in the Pinnacle before Spears lost his mind, they took me under their wings and taught me so much and continue to this day. Those guys are so good at their jobs, and I've said this before, if I was going to be in a real fight and I had to pick one person from the roster, it would be Cash. That dude has his friends back like I've never seen before. If somebody looks at us the wrong way, he's ready to go."
Wardlow then joked, "That mullet has to give you such confidence. No wonder he's ready to fight the world."
Wardlow is set to take on a mystery opponent picked by MJF on Wednesday's AEW Dynamite. He defeated Lance Archer on last Wednesday's episode, which also featured Dax facing Cash in a Owen Hart Tournament qualifying match.
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