After debuting over two years ago, AEW has certainly gone through a lot of developments and for many, it has become its own brand of pro wrestling and not merely just an alternative to WWE. Now it seems Tony Khan addressed Eric Bischoff’s comments regarding his behavior.
As reported earlier, last week’s episode of AEW Rampage managed to beat Friday Night Smackdown in the target 18 to 49 demographic during their half-hour overlap. That wasn’t all as Ruby Soho’s match with The Bunny tied with the Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar segment in the 18-49 demographic.
Eric Bischoff recently criticized Tony Khan for taking multiple shots at WWE over the past couple of weeks. Bischoff told Tony Khan to stay quiet and focus on his own product.
While speaking on Busted Open Radio, Tony Khan accused Eric Bischoff of putting up an act and trying to stir controversy with his latest remarks regarding what Tony Khan said.
“For Eric Bischoff, of all people, the guy who got lowered down on a motorcycle from the ceiling, the guy who challenged Vince McMahon to fight him, to say that somebody should stay quiet is laughable. Eric is doing an act. I respect it, but let’s be serious, Eric used to be a wrestling company executive and now he’s a commentator and as a commentator, he’s trying to stir up controversy, but I think it would be pretty naive of anybody to look at this and not examine that the person talking is Eric Bischoff, who is the most out-spoken wrestling executive of all-time and somebody who got a lot of heat.”
Even Booker T criticized Khan for sounding like a school girl while doing his rant against WWE. We will have to wait and see what is next in store for AEW as it still has a lot of momentum going for it.
h/t to Fightful for the quotes.
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