Rush has not signed a full-time contract with AEW.
The 33-year-old debuted for the promotion at Double or Nothing in a segment with Andrade El Idolo, reuniting the Los Ingobernables stablemates. They had both been original members of the faction when it formed in 2014.
During a recent interview with Lucha Libre Online, Rush revealed that he is currently on a per appearance deal with AEW. The two sides are still in negotiations, however.
“I am grateful to Tony Khan for giving me the opportunity,” Rush said. “We are still under talks and negotiations. For now, there are just dates (not a full-time contract). I already did the first jump (step), which is being in the PPV, and not just a segment, but they gave it the value that both Rush and Andrade have. They left that promo for the end. Nobody expected it, not even my own family.”
Rush continued to talk about who in AEW he's most interested in wrestling.
“For now, my objective is AEW,” he continued. “I am now in AEW and I want to face the biggest names. I want everything! I am not going for the minimum. You name it! CM Punk, Bryan Danielson, (Jon) Moxley, Samoa Joe, the best they have (to offer)."
“Imagine Rush vs Samoa Joe. There’s a lot of material. Bryan Danielson vs Toro Blanco Rush, two ex ROH World Champions against each other. There’s Moxley, which they state is the most extreme one. They need to see a real Mexican badass. A lot of people have requested this match… Rush vs. Kenny Omega. We can finally have that match.”
H/T to Wrestling Inc. for the transcriptions.