Matt Taven on The Wrestling Inc. Daily

Matt Taven was a recent guest on The Wrestling Inc. Daily where he discussed Ring Of Honor ahead of tonight’s Final Battle PPV. Taven spoke about his personal contract and admitted he has time left on the deal he has.

Matt Taven on The Wrestling Inc. Daily

“I still have a little bit of time under my current contract. There definitely are restrictions in some sense,” Taven said on what he can do.

Matt Taven on The Wrestling Inc. Daily

“But they’re letting us get back out there and do independents and get our names back out there. This is how I came up, this is how I made my name in the first place.”

Matt Taven on The Wrestling Inc. Daily

Matt Taven also discussed whether he could see the hiatus announcement coming. He admitted that he knew the entire roster not working and being paid couldn’t last forever.

Matt Taven on The Wrestling Inc. Daily

“Yes and no,” Taven said on if he saw the hiatus coming. “I’ve been in wrestling enough to know, to kind of look around and see the writing on the wall.

Matt Taven on The Wrestling Inc. Daily

Sinclair and Ring Of Honor had taken care of us during this pandemic. Five months’ time we were doing nothing for them or for the TV product or anything really in general. We were trying to film as much as we could at home.

Matt Taven on The Wrestling Inc. Daily

“But you just know when you look around. You’re like, ‘man, they’re paying everyone their full salaries and getting nothing in return.’ That can’t last forever,” he admitted. “When we came back it felt good that, okay we can get back on our feet and we can really kind of pick up where we left off.

Matt Taven on The Wrestling Inc. Daily

But I think the uncertainty where we kept going from having a crowd to not having a crowd, I think that kept me on my toes of thinking, ‘anything could happen at any moment.’”

Matt Taven on The Wrestling Inc. Daily

He went on to add that he was always thinking and looking around. He admitted that he would question where things stood in his head. Matt Taven also said that he is not getting his hopes too high or low in regards to ROH returning.