TNA World Champion Bully Ray Speaks on Main Event Mafia, Conflict in the Aces & Eights

Mike Killam

TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bully Ray was a guest on Busted Open satellite radio this week. Check them out every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on Sirius 92 and XM 208 at 2PM EST. 

Potential issues in the Aces & Eights? 

"At the end of the day there’s one goal. Listen, the Aces and Eights may take a couple lumps here and there; you win some, you lose some. The ultimate goal is, at the end of the day, I keep the world heavyweight championship, and as long as that’s done all is good in Hell’s Kitchen … everybody’s got an agenda and an ego, and it’s up to me to keep those guys together. And I will. Every once in a while you’re gonna hit a bump in the road. We’ve been hitting a couple bumps in the road but I’m still the champion and that’s all that matters."

Chris Sabin as the future of TNA. 

"You got to give Sabin credit. He’s coming back now from two blown out knees. He was part of a really, really quality tag team in the Motor City Machine Guns … If he’s the guy that wants to step up, I’m sure me and Chris Sabin will have a phenomenal match. And right now there are a bunch of guys in the X-Division that if they did step up, I’m sure there would be a real quality match. But at the end of the day, I’m sure I’m gonna find a way to get the job done and beat them … Here's a little history question for you:  how many people have kicked out of the Dudley Death Drop? One. Sabin has. Name me one other tag team finishing move or single’s finishing move for that matter that has only been kicked out of one time. That move won me and Devon twenty-three tag team titles and he’s the only guy that ever kicked out of it. What am I gonna do? Tell him he’s a piece of crap? Sabin is a phenomenal talent."

How Bully Ray would change the Bound for Glory series. 

"I actually think they should add a stip to the Bound for Glory series, and I’m going to pull this from soccer. From the Premier league or the Italian league. I think whoever finishes in last in the Bound for Glory series should be relegated. And should have to be sent down to TNA’s developmental territory, or should have to be not be on TV for 90 days or whatever it is. So no matter who wins gets the world title shot, but even on that last day, guys would be fighting for last place. So I like the whole idea of the Bound for Glory series and I also like the fact that it puts credibility back into the wrestling part of our industry."

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