Austin Aries’ final interview as a WWE employee is featured on the latest episode of the Pro Wrestling Illustrated Podcast.
Talking to PWI Senior Writer Al Castle on the day before WWE announced his release, Aries, while promoting his new book “Food Fight,” talked about critics of the WWE cruiserweight division, his goals outside the wrestling ring, and some frustrations with WWE’s marketing of unhealthy food to children.
Here are some highlights:
Aries when asked about his wrestling bucket list:
On WWE’s potential influence on children’s food decisions:
On his thoughts of WWE’s cruiserweight division:
Looking back on when he nearly walked away from wrestling in 2011:
In the interview, Aries also discusses performing at WrestleMania, his thoughts on his run as a WWE commentator, and WWE’s negative portrayal of vegans.
Also on the latest PWI Podcast, Al and PWI Senior Writer Dan Murphy look back on the first half of 2017 and talk about what they’re looking forward to in the second half.
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