AEW President Tony Khan is certainly passionate about pro wrestling, and that is a fact. He has been booking AEW since its inception, but not everyone likes his creative ideas. WWE recently booked events against AEW All Out, and Tony Khan felt personally attacked with their decision.
MJF opened up a bit during his interview with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Show. He said Tony Khan felt personally attacked after WWE booked events against AEW All Out. Clash at the Castle and Worlds Collide were two big events during the same weekend as All Out.
MJF said that Tony felt pressurized after WWE magically booked two pay-per-view events at this time of the year.
And you have to understand that [Tony Khan] felt personally attacked at that point, and you can’t blame him. WWE, once they find out they’re doing a pay-per-view at this time of the year, all of a sudden, magically, there’s two pay-per-views. And again, totally understandable. If I was on the other side of the fence, I would be doing five pay-per-views on the same day. Again, his back was against the wall. He felt pressurized.
AEW has certainly come a long way after its inception back in 2019. They have strived to provide an alternative to WWE and succeeded in it for the most part. Tony recently noted that he believes that WWE and AEW will now have a similar philosophy when it comes to hiring talent, thereby making them more competitive
Triple H was given the role as the top person in charge of WWE Creative after Vince McMahon’s retirement. It didn’t take long for The Game to introduce changes that fans approved of. Check out MJF’s interview below.
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