As widespread hypothesis concerning the backstage morale of the AEW locker room continues, yet one more wrestler has identified his lack of issues with the Tony Khan-led firm. In an unique interview with Wrestling Inc’s Nick Hausman, unbiased wrestling stalwart Anthony Henry stated that AEW has been refreshingly optimistic from his viewpoint.
“I have never skilled any of that [negativity],” Henry stated. “I’ll say the vibe for me has at all times been very optimistic.”
In evaluating AEW with WWE, the 20-year veteran stated it was “like night time and day.”
“I did really feel just like the strain and folks watching you, and judging you and on the lookout for you to mess up nearly [in WWE].” Henry stated. “And at AEW, it simply by no means appeared that manner. It simply appeared like all people’s very supportive and simply desires all people to do nicely.”
Henry was not current when a few of the reported backstage turmoil befell in AEW, and he stated he was stunned by the incidents. “I by no means even knew something was happening in any respect,” he stated.
Henry and JD Drake, collectively generally known as The WorkHorsemen, have been a recurring group in AEW whereas persevering with to compete on the unbiased circuit.
The WorkHorsemen tackle The Flippin’ Machines (Flip Gordon and Brian Cage) this Sunday at XWA Wrestlution 22, live on FITE. Our full interview with Henry can be launched on Monday.
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