Matt & Nick Jackson, better known as The Young Bucks, were interviewed by CBS ahead of Ring of Honor's Death Before Dishonor pay per view on Friday, where The Bucks will pull double duty by defending both their Tag Titles, and the Six-Man Tag Titles (with Adam Page).
They spoke about how their success outside of WWE has been a beacon to those wrestlers who are let go from the company or who aren't able to get signed. Some who are in WWE, but feel they are underutilized, have apparently been reaching out to the Jackson brothers to pick their brains about what might be their path if they were to part ways with the biggest wrestling promotion on earth. Nick Jackson says:
"It seems like a lot of the guys these days in the WWE talk to us. They ask us questions and want to see how we’re doing, and they see that we’re doing well. So, I think that it opens up their mind like, ‘hey, there’s life after WWE.’ If, for some reason, they get fired or they want to go away, they know there’s a place to go where they can make a good amount of money.”
Matt Jackson was asked about whether he was worried he might find himself in a situation like the Bucks' friendly rivals The Hardy Boys have been enduring--where a promotion goes to legal war with them over a trademark or intellectual property.
“As far as whether Nick and I would ever find ourselves in a situation like that, I don’t think so. We’ve been The Young Bucks for so many years, and we’ve been Matt and Nick Jackson. I have those trademarked so I own those. I own the Super Kick Party trademark. A lot of the stuff we’ve actually legally backed ourselves up. I don’t think that Ring of Honor has the type of pettiness that they would come after us for certain things that we’ve done. We were doing Super Kick Parties long before Ring of Honor. I think we’re in a situation where we’d be okay.”
You can read the entire interview at this link.