Tony Khan has executed his finest to keep away from any CM Punk questions throughout current interviews whereas additionally occurring to reward MJF.
The primary occasion of AEW All Out on September 4th noticed CM Punk win the AEW World Title from Jon Moxley in the primary occasion. Regardless that it was an enormous match with two prime stars, the headlines from the present got here after when Punk went on a rant throughout the media scrum whereas AEW’s Proprietor Tony Khan sat proper there beside him.
Following his rant on the media scrum, Punk went again to his locker room and was confronted by The Elite (The Younger Bucks and Kenny Omega), who didn’t like a number of the issues he stated. When The Elite obtained into the room with Punk, a fight broke out that additionally included Punk’s buddy/AEW Producer Ace Metal throwing a chair at Nick Jackson and biting Kenny Omega’s arm.
Within the days and weeks following All Out, there have been quite a few studies about what occurred throughout the backstage altercation. Everyone concerned is suspended whereas Punk can be out of motion after having surgical procedure to restore a torn triceps that’s going to maintain him out of the ring for eight months.
Throughout an look on Rock 105.3’s The Show to advertise the AEW Grand Slam Dynamite & Rampage exhibits in New York Metropolis, Tony Khan didn’t reply when requested about what he was considering throughout the post-All Out media scrum as he sat subsequent to CM Punk. When requested “what’s occurring” it led to Khan speaking concerning the AEW Grand Slam exhibits as an alternative.
“What’s occurring is, it’s one of the best present in professional wrestling tomorrow evening on TBS. AEW Dynamite Grand Slam.”
“Since All Out, it’s been very newsworthy exhibits and so they’ve additionally been a few of our greatest exhibits and finest scores. That’s for a purpose. AEW has placed on a few of our greatest matches. Proper now, there’s a number of pleasure within the firm, not solely with all the massive championship fights, individuals are excited concerning the return of MJF. That’s fairly large. That’s one of many essential issues we’re targeted on in AEW.”
When Khan was requested if the backstage drama has taken away from MJF’s return, Khan additionally prevented that query after which went on to reward MJF, who returned to AEW at All Out after taking the summer time off.
“I’m not going to remark once more on that, however I’ll say that MJF’s return has been an enormous needle mover for AEW and has generated a ton of curiosity. Having MJF again on Dynamite has been nice. That’s one more reason why we’ve seen an incredible scores bump. He’s an incredible star and an enormous a part of AEW.”
MJF has additionally executed a number of media to advertise the AEW exhibits in New York Metropolis together with a remark saying that his relationship with Tony Khan has improved since he got here again to the corporate.
H/t to Fightful for the transcription.