Conrad Thompson has revealed what he feels is a key distinction between Vince McMahon and Tony Khan.
In an unique interview with SK Wrestling’s Ryan Boman, the American podcast producer defined that the distinction between WWE’s CEO and AEW’s President is that they’re a fan of differing wrestling merchandise.
Thompson implied that Tony Khan is “a wrestling fan”, whereas Vince McMahon is just “a WWE fan.”
Here’s what Conrad Thompson has to say on the variations between the 2 wrestling titans:
“I believe he, like me and also you, is a giant wrestling fan. That’s in all probability the distinction. Tony’s a fan. Tony is uniquely certified to know what we need to see. He’s one in every of us. And I don’t know if that’s going to rub some folks the improper manner, however I don’t know the final time Vince McMahon was a wrestling fan of one other promotion. I believe he’s a WWE fan. I don’t suppose he’s on the lookout for New Japan tapes or needs to know what’s occurring in Ring of Honor. I believe he has folks for that. However Tony Khan? He’s in all probability watching all that stuff. As a result of he’s like me and also you, he’s a wrestling fan.”
Conrad Thompson on Tony Khan & AEW working with different wrestling firms
Throughout the identical interview, Conrad Thompson would reward Tony Khan and AEW for being prepared to work with different wrestling firms like NJPW and IMPACT Wrestling. He mentioned Tony Khan was appropriate for ignoring “the outdated mind-set.”
“I’m tremendous excited. I believe it took any individual like Tony Khan who realized that perhaps the outdated mind-set is a little bit outdated and a little bit quick sighted. That is going to be good for everybody concerned. And in the long run, with all these relationships, he’s type of the massive canine!… Right here in America AEW is quantity two to WWE, and it’s a great distance earlier than we actually have a dialogue about quantity three. That’s my opinion. So I believe Tony’s made the correct transfer right here.”
AEW and Tony Khan are persevering with to develop on their relationship with NJPW and IMPACT Wrestling, with stars from all three promotions showing on totally different firms’ broadcasts.
Revealed 22 Feb 2021, 00:16 IST