MJF just lost the AEW World Title to Samoa Joe at Worlds End, but 2024 could include a big bidding war for MJF’s services. At this time, his status seems to be up in the air, or at least Tony Khan isn’t talking about it.
It was reported after Worlds End that MJF will likely take some time off. He is injured, but there is another big question about his contract status.
Tony Khan was asked about MJF’s status with AEW during the media scrum following Worlds End. He went on to say that he can’t comment on MJF’s contract status, but he did say that Maxwell Jacob Friedman has been a huge part of AEW for five years.
“Right now I can’t comment on the future of MJF and AEW other than to say that we’re very grateful for everything that he’s done to get us here. MJF has been a very big part of AEW now for 5 years, and he is one of the people who helped build this place. He was in the first AEW match ever. He wrestled through the pandemic. He was on the Brodie Lee tribute show which was three years ago, today. He was a big part of that. In fact, Brodie Lee Jr hit him with a cane during the tribute show.”
Tony Khan went on to say that they are still thinking about Brodie Lee all the time within AEW. That being said, he can’t speak to MJF’s future in AEW, but he certainly made a lot of memories.
AEW Worlds End was in Long Island, and that sold out crowd showed up to see MJF. Tony Khan stated that MJF is welcome in AEW for the rest of his career, but he couldn’t give any spoilers on MJF’s current status.
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