AEW has a lot of irons in the fire, and they also had one more live Rampage to hold before the Revolution pay-per-view. It was a big night at the Cow Palace, but some fans who bought a ticket for the Revolution show might have felt slighted.
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During Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer noted how AEW advertised a lot of people for Rampage this week, but they did not deliver. It was noted that big names were on the advertisement for the show as well, like FTR, Sting and former AEW World Champion Jon Moxley.
Of all the people in the ad, virtually nobody in the ad was on the show at all. From FTR, Sting, Darby, Saraya, whatever, it was like the whole Jon Moxley, Bryan Danielson, but Danielson was on the show Wednesday.
AEW needs to get attention for their live events, and television tapings. Of course, advertising top stars who will be there is a great way to get people to throw down money for a ticket. Sadly, it seems that some fans were a bit misled by Tony Khan’s company.
We’ll have to see what is in store for AEW. With AEW Revolution coming up tonight, anything is on the table. Hopefully, they will, at least, able to produce a show as they advertised.
While AEW’s popularity continues, it’s important for the company to maintain transparency with their fans. The recent disappointment of some fans who attended the Rampage show and were misled by the advertised talent highlights the need for AEW to be more careful in their advertising and ensure that they deliver on their promises.
It will be crucial for AEW to maintain the trust of its fan base and provide the high-quality entertainment that they have come to expect. What’s your take on these developments with AEW? Sound off in the comments section at the bottom of the article!
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