March 30, 2023

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Tony Khan believes there’s a useful aspect to the experiences of backstage rigidity inside All Elite Wrestling.

In latest weeks, the locker room has been within the highlight attributable to numerous reported points, from former world champion CM Punk voicing his displeasure to Eddie Kingston getting suspended after a backstage confrontation with Sammy Guevara.

Forward of AEW All Out, throughout an interview with NBC Chicago, Khan was requested in regards to the state of affairs. He described how, so long as persons are being skilled, competitors for spots generally is a optimistic dynamic. The AEW president additionally identified that individuals typically don’t like one another within the wrestling enterprise, and he’s superb with that.

“I’m really fairly enthusiastic about it,” Khan stated. “I feel our roster is gonna be stronger than it’s been in a very long time, there’s a variety of competitors for the spots. So long as all people’s being skilled, and it’s skilled wrestling, the primary phrase is skilled. However the second phrase is wrestling, and this isn’t a doll manufacturing facility, this isn’t a traditional place of job. Our product right here is skilled wrestling matches, and other people not liking one another and never getting alongside can really be optimistic, versus most work locations, the place folks not getting alongside detrimental.

“Not all people must get alongside within the professional wrestling enterprise. They don’t have to all be buddies to do that. I’ll be sincere, a variety of the professional wrestlers don’t like one another, and that’s superb with me. I don’t assume folks watch wrestling to look at folks be buddies.”

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