KHAN TO MAKE 'HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT' ON AEW DYNAMITE -
6th October 2021
an interview released Wednesday by PWInsider,
AEW president and head of creative Tony Khan said
he will make "a huge announcement" on tonight's
anniversary edition of AEW Dynamite.
also promised great wrestling along with some additional
"fun announcements" as well.
was asked for a hint about who the "joker"
participant is for tonight's Casino Ladder Match.
will not give you any insight into who the joker is
going to be. I will not tell you that, but I will
go back to the announcement instead and tell you that
it's been something a long time coming. I'm very excited
about it and proud of it and it'll really add a lot
to the company, I think."
also addressed recent reports of the executive vice
presidents losing power, calling it "pretty disingenuous
stuff" and noting that the structure of the company
changed in late-2019 when he realized that "there
were probably too many different people with input
on segments" and that the show "wasn't as
organized as it could be."
also spoke about the emergence
of the Owen Hart Foundation and how it came together
with Owen's widow, Martha.
a favorite of so many of ours and it meant a lot to
be able to connect with Martha and offer this olive
branch and say that we would love to have you and
Owen be a part of AEW. We would love to work with
the Owen Hart Foundation and reestablish the legacy
of Owen Hart in professional wrestling where we haven't
seen him in terms of being in video games and action
figures and on TV, on wrestling each week and celebrating
his great career. It's just we don't hear that name
enough: Owen Hart.
was very principled and she wanted to make sure this
was something that would benefit the Owen Hart Foundation,
which it will, that it was something that will be
respectful of Owen's name and legacy and of Martha
herself. Absolutely, that's what we're here to do
and so I'm very, very excited about it," he explained.
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