Originally written July 21, 2013 on Ring Side News:
RingsideNews member Timothy Givens sat down with Mike Elgin at the PGP Show and discussed the ROH World Title Tournament and where he stands. Here is the transcript. TIMOTHY: SO ARE YOU BEING NAMED THE WINNER? ELGIN: I REALLY HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THEY ARE REALLY PLANNING. ROH AS NOT TALKED TO ME ABOUT THE WAY THE TOURNAMENT IS GOING OR IF I AM GOING TO BE THE WINNER AND NEW CHAMPION. ALL I KNOW IS THAT I'M TAKING ON LONDON. I WONT KNOW WHAT'S REALLY GOING TO HAPPEN TILL I GET THROUGH THE FIRST MATCH. TIMOTHY: WHAT WAS THE REAL DEAL WITH THE BRISCOES AND ROH? ELGIN: WELL FROM WHAT I KNOW THE TIMING OF HIS TWEETS AND THE WORDS FROM HIM OF BEING BROKEN UP AND REALLY HURT HE NEEDED SOME TIME OFF. I THINK WITH ALL OF THAT AT THE TIME MADE IT A EASY SAYING OF TRYING TO SAY THE GOODBYE. I KNOW HES IN THE TOURNY SO WE WILL SEE WHAT HAPPENS. TIMOTHY: DID PGP GIVE YOU A GOOD PAY TO COME HERE AND WRESTLE FOR THEIR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE? ELGIN: PGP PAID ME REALLY WELL SO I HAVE NO COMPLAINTS. THESE GUYS HERE ARE TOP NOTCH AND GREAT TO WORK WITH AS WELL. I LOOK FORWARD TO RETURNING SOON. ( WHICH AFTER HIS MATCH HE SAID HE WILL BE BACK AFTER HIS ENGAGEMENTS ARE FULL FILLED FIRST ) TIMOTHY: WOULD YOU FILL HONORED IF I WAS ABLE TO TALK TO MY PWA COMPANY AND MAYBE DOWN THE LINE GET YOU A SPOT ON ONE OF OUR SHOWS. ELGIN: I WOULD LOVE IT. I LOVE COMING TO THE SMALL TOWNS AND GIVING ONE HELL OF A SHOW. TIMOTHY: WHAT TITLE ARE YOU HOLDING IN THE FLYER FOR TONIGHT'S SHOW? ELGIN: THAT'S THE HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE FOR ANOTHER PROMOTION AROUND HERE. TIMOTHY: DO YOU REALLY SEE ROH COMING TO SPRINGFIELD IL CIVIC CENTER? ELGIN: AT THE MOMENT I CAN'T SPEAK FOR SINCLAIR OR ROH. WE USUALLY PUT A SHOW ON IN ST. LOUIS CAUSE ITS A MUTUAL MEETING SPOT FOR MOST OF THE GUYS. TIMOTHY: WHERE DO YOU SEE ROH COMING IN BETWEEN WWE AND TNA? ELGIN: WWE? WELL WE ALL KNOW WHAT AND WHERE THEY WILL BE. TNA WELL FROM ALL OF THE BAD BUSINESS DECISIONS AND OTHER PROBLEMS I DON'T KNOW. ROH IS STARTING BUILD UP THE RESPECT OF ALL THE WRESTLING FANS ALL OVER THE US AND EVERY STOP WE HIT. ROH WILL SOME DAY MAKE A BIG NAME FOR ITSELF.
PLAYERS: Mike Elgin
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