The Ten Count With Wes Blaze
By Matt Classic
- How did you get started in pro wrestling? It was in my family history and almost hereditary. My father (Johnny Blaze) stated my training at the young age of five so I could be the best I could be when the time was right.
- How did you hear about and get involved with AIWF Wrestling? I vaguely remember hearing about it with a show in Florida I was booked for and unfortunately had to cancel due to travel issues. Then more shows that I was working years later started picking up the affiliation, and I have been a proud part since.
- What are some memorable moments in your pro wrestling career? There is so many its hard to narrow down. Traveling the Eastern region with Justin Case as the “Hot Bodies”, working with legends such as: Jake Roberts, the Rock and Roll Express, The Steiner Brothers, “Dirty White Boy” Tony Anthony, Jimmy Golden, and so many others that taught me so much and supported me. Winning the AIWF RCW Heavyweight title definitely has to be one, as it felt like hard work paid off.
- What is your entrance music and what made you choose that? Breakdown by Seether. I first heard it while recovering from injury and instantly got pumped. I’ve used it since and to this day it still gets me in the zone for some reason.
- Who has been your toughest opponent? Definitely my father, Johnny Blaze. He is a legend, and a big guy to top it off. Plus being my father, there is always a string of emotions that follow into the match which makes it more difficult.
- If you could wrestle anyone you haven’t in a match who would you wrestle and why? I would love to face Jake Roberts in his prime or new-found lifestyle. He was always a big influence of mine with his words and his psychological mind games. Led me to a career on the mic to prove your words can do just as much damage as your fist.
- How far is the farthest you have every traveled to Wrestle? I have competed in ten different states but the farthest would either be Elkhart, Indiana or Tampa, Florida. Both were pretty long drives.
- Any pre or post match rituals you partake in? I shut all sound out and block everyone mentally. Pace around, stretching, while picturing what I’m going to do once I enter the ring, then doing it.
- If you could ask anyone in wrestling one question, what would it be? I would ask Ronnie Gossett how I could improve. Always valued his opinion and impact on the wrestling business.
- How can people contact you? Normally, on my Facebook or Twitter: @wesomgblaze, through the RCW officials, or via email at email@example.com