Pro wrestling legend and former WWE Superstar Mark Henry shocked the world when he made his debut at the AEW Double Or Nothing pay-per-view. AEW became only the second company ever that Henry has worked in. He also has unique role in AEW Rampage. It seems Mark Henry’s efforts have caught the attention of Jim Ross.

The World’s Strongest Man has also signed a multi-year deal with the company. The WWE Hall Of Famer is an analyst, part of the commentary team and more on AEW Rampage.

While speaking on Grilling JR, Jim Ross talked about Mark Henry’s work in AEW and gave massive props to Henry for helping young talent each and every week without fail.

“He does a great job for AEW in talking to a lot of the young kids. He sits in the group with them during the shows and points out things and lets them come and ask him questions. He’s a very valuable asset to AEW. A lot of folks may not realize it because he’s not on TV all the time, he will be in some role on Rampage. But in any event, Mark was a long term investment [during his early years with WWE]. He was a project, but you can’t replace Mark Henry. Over time he’s evolved into one of the most beloved characters in the business.”


Mark Henry also recently admitted to playing favorites in AEW. Henry had previously stated that he wants to wrestle in AEW. We will have to wait and see who Mark Henry’s opponent will be when he finally decides to wrestle.

h/t to Wrestling Inc for the quotes.

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