5 things you need to know about All Elite Wrestling
All Elite Wrestling was announced as soon as 2019 started and the promotion has been the most talked about subject in the world since then. A number of big names have signed with AEW including Chris Jericho, Cody and The Young Bucks.
The formation of AEW could be the biggest seismic change in pro wrestling since WCW was bought by WWE in 2001. There's talk of a TV deal and big money backing the promotion. With all the hype surrounding All Elite Wrestling, here's everything you need to know about the promotion.
#5 The roster so far
All Elite Wrestling already has an exciting roster so far. The first named announce were, of course, Cody, The Young Bucks and 'Hangman' Page. Two other huge signings were revealed at the Jacksonville rally - Chris Jericho and Pac aka Neville. Dave Meltzer is reporting that Jericho has signed a 3-year deal with All Elite Wrestling.
Other names announced the Jacksonville rally were SCU, Stronghearts (a faction from OWE), Joey Janela, Penelope Ford, MJF and Britt Baker. Billy Gunn will also be a producer while Brandi Rhodes will be Chief Branding Officer.
#4 Who is Tony Khan?
Tony Khan is the President of All Elite Wrestling. The Khan family own the Jacksonville Jaguars as well as Premier League football club Fulham FC. Tony himself is the Senior Vice President of football administration and technology at the Jacksonville Jaguars. Tony Khan also holds an important role at Fulham as Vice Chairman and Director of Football Operations.
Tony Khan is also a lifelong fan of pro wrestling and has reportedly attended a number of live events in the past. He's also a good personal friend of Cody and The Young Bucks.