EFFY explains when he feels he would be ready to take a role in a larger wrestling company.
EFFY embodies the true outlaw spirit of independent professional wrestling. By doing things his way, he continues to be one of the most talked about names in the industry.
EFFY, with his Big Gay Brunch events, has provided a platform for LGBTQ+ wrestling talent to be seen by the world at large. He has also continued building his name to the point where he is an important part of events inside historic venues like the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.
Now, speaking with MuscleManMalcolm, EFFY gave his thoughts on working for a bigger company like AEW or WWE, revealing that his fiance recently shared a LinkedIn job listing for a marketing position with All Elite Wrestling.
“My partner sent me a job opening on LinkedIn for an AEW marketing position and he was like, ‘Stop acting so proud. Just take the money and get the job.’ Part of him is right, but I also am of the belief that like, this expression of me as ‘EFFY’ is sort of always going to be out here on the outskirts,” said EFFY. “If I get bored down the line, or I have an opening down the line, and people want to work behind the scenes to sort of make a better situation — I hear a lot of the coaches, on both sides, sort of saying, ‘People don’t come to us, people don’t do this.’ Listen, you’re the fucking coaches. Go get in their faces and make sure it makes sense. Go put a little on the line. Go make sure it’s not just gonna suck on TV and try risks, try different things, pay attention to what’s going on everywhere. I just feel like pro wrestling competes with pro wrestling right now.
“There’s a formula that worked for a while really well and now it works pretty good. Nobody is that over anymore. Even at the top of the tops, we’re not getting the viewership that we should be getting for the product we’re putting out,” EFFY said. “It’s frustrating when, like, ‘Okay, well my hand can be silent from the outside and sneak in that way, but it would be nice to get that sort of like See I told you guys we could get to a lot more people but it’s gonna take a bigger shift’. I’ve sort of taken the path of ‘Hey, if I show you it works over here, maybe you’ll do it at a bigger level on your own.’ I don’t mind that path. I don’t need the big thank you. What I want is to just see like, ‘Oh shit you can actually affect this shit, and you actually did exist, not as a ghost, but outside of the system.”
EFFY, in the past, has worked with names like Matt Cardona and Jeff Jarrett.
EFFY goes so far as to say that he was given the full Jeff Jarett experience while working with ‘The King of the Mountain.’ Fans can read his comments here.
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