AEW Full Gear is scheduled for November 6th and they already have some stiff competition for the pay-per-view. Tony Khan’s company likes to avoid going against MMA and boxing, but Full Gear is in quite an interesting situation right now.
During Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer said “I don’t know if it’s likely to be moved,” but Full Gear is in a terrible situation when it comes to competition going directly head-to-head with them.
“It’s gonna have the toughest competition they’ve ever had. It’s scheduled for November 6th in St. Louis, and UFC is running Madison Square Garden that night, and they have a loaded show.”
On top of the UFC’s huge MSG show, there is also a big-time boxing pay-per-view on the same night. AEW isn’t likely to change their date for Full Gear, because it is already pretty much set in stone, but they will have some difficulty with pay-per-views. The pay-per-view providers will likely give their top two premium spots to the UFC and boxing, leaving AEW on a lower priority channel. True, most pay-per-view buys for AEW come through BR Live and Fite, but those events are still available through traditional PPV means.
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