AEW has plenty of future superstars, and Tony Khan 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 lately gained the TNT Championship, Darby Allin is a former TNT Champion, and MJF is the largest heel within the firm.
Adam Cole is already a outstanding 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 believe Adam Cole’s bought 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 bought that very same potential and loads of different folks; MJF and Darby Allin and a bunch of different folks. Sammy Guevara, the TNT Champion, so many individuals,” Tony Khan mentioned. (h/t: POST Wrestling)
Tony Khan in contrast AEW’s younger stars to Chris Jericho and Eddie Guerrero in WCW
In line with valuing AEW’s future torchbearers extremely, Tony Khan – in a unique interview – likened MJF, Darby Allin, Britt Baker, and Jungle Boy to Chris Jericho and Eddie Guerrero in WCW.
“I believe one of many errors WCW made in hindsight was they by no means bought to see by means of 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 folks for me, like MJF, Darby Allin, Britt Baker, Jungle Boy, these individuals are actually vital and they’re a part of AEW long run each in my plans and actually beneath contract.”
Jericho and Guerrero have been huge elements of WCW’s cruiserweight division however the high brass didn’t see them as primary occasion stars again then.
They have been confirmed unsuitable in a giant approach as each Le Champion and Latino Warmth grew to become huge stars in WWE and have been thought-about as one of many all-time greats by many followers.
For Tony Khan to check folks in his firm to bonafide pro-wrestling legends of that caliber additional proves how a lot the Jacksonville Jaguars co-owner values them.