WWE Corridor of Famer Tony Atlas has warned that hiring Sting may very well be “the largest factor” or “worst factor” that AEW has performed to date.
Since AEW was based in January 2019, Tony Khan’s firm has employed a number of high-profile names from the wrestling enterprise. The most recent big-name signing, Sting, made his first look on AEW Dynamite in December 2020.
Atlas, 66, mentioned Sting’s arrival in AEW with Boston Wrestling MWF’s Dan Mirade. He made it clear that he’s reserving judgment on the 61-year-old’s new deal till he has made extra AEW appearances.
“You don’t know. It may very well be the largest factor that AEW ever did and it may very well be the worst factor they ever did. I do know they spent some huge cash.”
Sting has not but competed in a match in AEW. His final official match occurred at WWE Night time of Champions 2015 when he misplaced in the primary occasion in opposition to Seth Rollins.
Tony Atlas compares Sting in AEW to Hulk Hogan in IMPACT Wrestling
Hulk Hogan signed with Sting’s former employers, IMPACT Wrestling (fka TNA), in October 2009. Tony Atlas talked about that Hogan didn’t have the success that many individuals anticipated after he joined IMPACT.
“I feel it [Sting in AEW] is nice. We received’t know but. We’ve got to see how that performs out down the highway. When TNA signed Hogan, they thought it was going to shoot issues to the roof. Hogan was a a lot larger star than Sting, but it surely had the alternative impact.”
Hogan spent 4 years in IMPACT earlier than returning to WWE in 2014.
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Revealed 15 Jan 2021, 18:10 IST