Mark Henry officially joined All Elite Wrestling at Double or Nothing as he was introduced as the new voice of AEW Rampage by Tony Schiavone. Henry came out and played to the crowd before walking to the back. It was explained that Henry would make his first comments on the next episode of Dynamite.
As noted earlier, AEW President Tony Khan cut a promo ahead of Friday’s AEW Dynamite in which he called out WWE President & Chief Revenue Officer Nick Khan. Khan addressed reports of WWE holding talks with NJPW about WWE potentially becoming the exclusive North American partner for the Japanese wrestling promotion.
My wife and I have lived in the same house in East Cobb for 31 years now, since Turner Broadcasting offered me a job with World Championship Wrestling. When I first started, we taped the TBS shows at Center Stage. Then, we would tape the syndicated shows in Gainesville, at the Georgia Mountains Center, and at the Cobb County Civic Center. We stayed in the area until we got really big in the mid-’90s and started moving all around.
AEW senior producer and commentator Tony Schiavone hosted the AEW Dynamite: Blood and Guts Post Show and answered a bunch of fan questions. When asked if AEW had plans to sign free agents Daniel Bryan and Samoa Joe, Schiavone said, “You know what? If we could, maybe we would. But we don’t book ’em, do we?”
AEW President Tony Khan made a rare television appearance on Monday's AEW Dark: Elevation, confronting Kenny Omega and booking him in a match for the March 24 AEW Dynamite. Khan has often said he doesn't want to be a television character, but has broken that rule for weekly appearances on IMPACT Wrestling in "paid ads" and for the Brodie Lee Tribute Show, which he felt was necessary given the situation.
3/15 AEW Dark Elevation results: Bailin’s review of the premiere edition with Maki Itoh vs. Riho, Tony Khan booking a Kenny Omega match for a future AEW Dynamite, Tony Schiavone and Paul Wight debut as a broadcast team
AEW Dark: Elevation (Episode 1) Taped March 10, 2021 in Jacksonville, Florida at Daily’s Place. Tony Schiavone and Paul Wight introduce us to Daily’s for the debut of AEW Dark: Elevation as Danny Limelight made his way to the ring. Bailin’s Breakdown:Hello and welcome to my debut article here (or...
Before his passing, Tony Schiavone was able to tell Jim Crockett Jr. just how much he meant to his career and ultimately, the Schiavone family. On March 3, 2021, the wrestling world lost one of the most influential promoters of the modern era when Jim Crockett Jr passed away. Jim Crockett was the promoter of Jim Crockett Promotions, the home promotion for Superstars such as Ric Flair, Dusty Rhodes, Magnum TA, Tully Blanchard, Barry Windham, and many of the great stars that are synonymous with the National Wrestling Alliance.
Here is your fight-size update for Thursday, March 4, 2021:. - Riding high after his WWE Championship victory, Bobby Lashley told Complex that The Hurt Business is open to adding a female member. “We want dominance and a legacy. That’s what we want. Another thing that we talked about, we...
As noted, Jim Ross accidentally introduced AEW World Champion Kenny Omega as “WWE Champion Kenny Omega” on tonight’s episode of AEW Dynamite. On the AEW Dynamite Post-Show, Tony Schiavone was asked about his broadcast colleague’s glaring botch. “Why did he call him that? Because he made a mistake,” replied Schiavone....
AEW announcer Tony Schiavone recently spoke to Michael Morales of Lucha Libre Online to look back on his career in the wrestling industry. When asked to talk about his short stint with the WWE between 1989 and 1990, Schiavone called it his “best year in pro wrestling” before he joined AEW.
Powell’s Impact Wrestling Hit List: Rich Swann and Tommy Dreamer vs. Moose and Chris Bey, TJP vs. Rohit Raju in a non-title match, Tony Khan and Tony Schiavone, Havok vs. Tasha Steelz, Josh Alexander vs. Madman Fulton, Jordynne Grace vs. Susan
Rich Swann and Tommy Dreamer vs. Moose and Chris Bey: The heel duo went over when Dreamer sidestepped Moose and then shoved him, which led to Moose spearing and pinning Swann. It gave Moose a win over the Impact World Champion while likely creating some tension between Swann and Dreamer heading into their title match at No Surrender. The only negative is that Swann continues to look like a soft champion rather than the face of the brand.
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Concerning wrestling commentators. Professional wrestling commentators have been both occupying and captivating the minds of wrestling fans for generations. Quite content to remain outside of the spotlight that is the superstardom known to wrestlers themselves, commentators instead only add to the lore that are these sometimes strange and magical performers. Commentators may seem of little importance, being neither renowned as great in ring athletes, nor counted among the Stone Cold’s or Ric Flair’s of the world, but the gravity of their place in this thing we all love cannot be overstated.
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Tony Schiavone has provided an update on Sonny Kiss. Fans haven't seen Sonny Kiss since the December 22 episode of AEW Dark and one fan wondered where he's been, wondering if Sonny is injured or had been fired. During the AEW Dynamite post-show, Tony Schiavone answered that question. "Didn't get...
Powell’s Impact Wrestling Hit List: Rich Swann vs. Karl Anderson in a non-title match, Taya Valkyrie vs. Kimber Lee, Tenille Dashwood vs. Rosemary, Deaner vs. Tommy Dreamer, Chris Bey and Rohit Raju vs. Manik and Suicide, Tony Khan and Tony Schiavone, final hype for Hard To Kill
Impact World Champion Rich Swann vs. Karl Anderson in a non-title match: A good television main event that served as a teaser for the big six-man tag team main event of Saturday’s Hard To Kill pay-per-view. I’m surprised that Impact didn’t find a way to use all of the Kenny Omega bus segments to build up to Swann vs. Anderson as an Impact World Championship match instead of this being a non-title match. Granted, Anderson is a tag wrestler, but surely they could have come up with a way to make it work in the storyline, especially since Swann went over clean. The brawl afterward was fine and I’m genuinely looking forward to the pay-per-view main event.
Tony Schiavone was put on the hot seat on a recent episode of the AEW Unrestricted podcast as his co-host Aubrey Edwards asked Schiavone about his perspective for some of AEW's biggest moments. One iconic moments of Schiavone's was his "it's Sting" line when Sting made his AEW debut. He talked about when he knew Sting would be in AEW.
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