Ember Moon had a bright future in WWE, after signing with the company in 2015. She had two stints in NXT and just one main roster run, which mostly saw her being wasted away. She also made an interesting comparison between Tony Khan and Vince McMahon.

Ember Moon was released by WWE last year, and it came as a huge shock for many. She returned to the indie scene as Athena and finally debuted in AEW at AEW Double Or Nothing.

While speaking with NBC “Sports Boston.” Athena compared working with Tony Khan and Vince McMahon. Athena stated that Tony Khan has an aura of energy, unlike Vince McMahon.

“Tony is extremely busy, but my interactions with him have been insanely different than that of my former boss. Because he’s just excited, he’s pumped, he wants to get everyone pumped up as he is. It’s the first time I think I had a show … He’s just going up to every match like, ‘Let’s go! Let’s get this!’ I’ve never had that. And it’s just energy on cloud nine, every step of the way. Sometimes, the couple of days I’ve been there, we’re there for like fourteen hours and his energy doesn’t drop. He’s so motivating, he’s so pumped about everything that’s on the TV product, which I’m not used to on any level.


“Normally it’s like, ‘Alright. Go out there, blah, blah, blah. Cool, you know what you’re doing.’ And then on the other end, you’re getting Tony like, ‘You pumped for this?! You ready to go?!’ And I’m like, ‘Yeah! Let’s go!’ I don’t know how to explain it. He’s so high energy and so positive that you just want to feed off that aura. I’m like, ‘I want that caffeine level that you’re at, but I’m afraid I might have a heart attack!’ For fourteen hours, there’s not a drop. Not a drop. And he’s extremely appreciative that everyone is there. I don’t know how to explain it, but so far, I’m just like, amazed. I could people watch Tony all day long because you want to go so much harder for him, out in the ring and stuff. You’re like, ‘Yeah! He’s pumped! He loves it! Yeah!’”

Athena also felt her passion was sucked out during her time in WWE. Jade Cargill also inspired Athena to come to AEW. We will have to wait and see how Athena will be booked against Jade Cargill in the coming weeks.

h/t Wrestling Inc

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

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