AEW has a lot of future superstars, and Tony Khan just lately named the 5 that he feels have the very best potential: Adam Cole, Hangman Adam Web page, Darby Allin, MJF, and Sammy Guevara.
Regardless of signing legends like Bryan Danielson and CM Punk to full-time roles, AEW has not shifted its focus from the longer term. Sammy Guevara just lately received the TNT Championship, Darby Allin is a former TNT Champion, and MJF is the largest heel within the firm.
Adam Cole is already a distinguished a part of the Tremendous Elite, whereas Hangman Adam Web page is the primary contender for the AEW World Championship.
The AEW boss appeared on Rasslin’ with Brandon F. Walker not too way back, the place one of many questions he was requested about was the signing of Adam Cole. This led to Tony Khan naming the 5 aforementioned stars as wrestlers with excessive potential.
“I feel Adam Cole’s received as a lot potential and has as a lot of an opportunity to be the breakthrough primary star as anybody in all of wrestling proper now. You speak about Hangman Web page who’s received that very same potential and loads of different individuals; MJF and Darby Allin and a bunch of different individuals. Sammy Guevara, the TNT Champion, so many individuals,” Tony Khan stated. (h/t: POST Wrestling)
Tony Khan in contrast AEW’s younger stars to Chris Jericho and Eddie Guerrero in WCW
Consistent with valuing AEW’s future torchbearers extremely, Tony Khan – in a special interview – likened MJF, Darby Allin, Britt Baker, and Jungle Boy to Chris Jericho and Eddie Guerrero in WCW.
“I feel one of many errors WCW made in hindsight was they by no means received to see by the expansion of their younger stars. Even when the corporate had stayed in enterprise, Chris Jericho was gone and Eddie Guerrero was gone. Are you able to think about, the younger equal of these individuals for me, like MJF, Darby Allin, Britt Baker, Jungle Boy, these individuals are actually necessary and they’re a part of AEW long run each in my plans and actually underneath contract.”
Jericho and Guerrero had been huge elements of WCW’s cruiserweight division however the high brass didn’t see them as most important occasion stars again then.
They had been confirmed unsuitable in an enormous means as each Le Champion and Latino Warmth grew to become large stars in WWE and have been thought of as one of many all-time greats by many followers.
For Tony Khan to check individuals in his firm to bonafide pro-wrestling legends of that caliber additional proves how a lot the Jacksonville Jaguars co-owner values them.