Tony Khan provides an explanation on the rules surrounding the casino ladder match poker chip that MJF won at All Out.
In the closing moments of the September 4 pay-per-view, the mystery ‘Joker’ who won the ladder match earlier in the night was open to reveal that it was actually MJF who earned himself a future AEW World Title shot. did.
In the weeks following MJF’s victory, Starr has hinted that he could hold his title match whenever he chooses, leading some to believe the poker chip was part of WWE’s Money in the Bank contract. will work the same.
Feather Barstool’s Wrestlin’ PodcastTony Khan clarified that the chip can be used during any approved AEW event. Teasing that Chip could come into play at Dynamite: Grand Slam, Khan said:
“I think we can certainly do any sanctioned event, at any time. In this day and age, it’s a world that is, uh, live television and pay-per-view events, and everyone’s with [of these other] It’s exciting to have the opportunity, a competitor to be there, and to have this big championship match on Dynamite tonight.
“Certainly, it is more interesting to see two of the best wrestlers in the world, Brian Danielson vs. Jon Moxley, one after the other for the World Championship and a great wrestler like MJF emerging in the background as a top contender. Right to challenge for the time title. It’s a very interesting championship picture in AEW right now.”
In a recent interview barstool wrestlin’MJF revealed that it needs to tell ‘someone’ about its plans to ‘cash in’, noting:
“I have had a conversation with someone beforehand, but that doesn’t mean that all parties should be aware of said conversation.”
Not counting their casino ladder match win, MJF last fought a full match in Double or Nothing in May, losing to Wardlow in singles action.
Stay updated with AEW win/loss records for 2022 using our tracker at this link.
transcription through struggling,
check out WrestleShop.com For all your favorite WrestleTalk merchants, WrestleTalk magazines, adult wrestling shirts, and more!