MJF cemented himself as one of the best heels in the modern-day pro wrestling world and there is a very good reason for that. He quickly cemented himself as a top star and remains one of the highlights of AEW television since the debut of AEW Dynamite back in 2019. It seems Tony Khan considers more pillars in AEW than the ones MJF recently mentioned.
The Salt of the Earth is dedicated to his character as he never breaks kayfabe, inside or outside the squared circle. His dedication to his credit has won him over with fans who simply love to hate him.
On a recent episode of AEW Dynamite, MJF had labelled himself, Darby Allin, Sammy Guevara and Jungle Boy as the four pillars of AEW. Many fans also agree with this notion. This was similar to 1990’s All Japan Pro Wrestling’s Four Pillars Akira Taue, Kenta Kobashi, Mitsuharu Misawa and Toshiaki Kawada.
While speaking on Rasslin’ with Brandon F. Walker, Tony Khan addressed MJF listing the four pillars of AEW. The AEW President stated that AEW has more than just the four of them as the pillars of the company. Khan then went on to elaborate his point.
“There’s more than four pillars. Those four were who he (MJF) named and that’s his personal list. I think those four are all pillars of this company, and then some. But we have so many. He’s right that those four are all building blocks to this company. MJF and Darby Allin and Jungle Boy and Sammy Guevera. But there are many others that I can list. We talked about Orange Cassidy, Dr. Britt Baker we can talk about till we’re blue in the face. Ricky Starks and Hangman Page. There’s so many young stars.”
AEW will continue to build more stars as time goes by so there is certainly weight to what Tony Khan said. As for MJF, he is currently engaged in a feud with Darby Allin and fans are eagerly waiting to see how the storyline plays out.
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