AEW star MJF currently sits atop the rankings of the AEW men’s division with an impressive 8-0 singles record and 12-2 overall record, with his only two losses being obtained through tag team matches. But the Salt of the Earth will be the first one to tell you that the 2 losses on his record aren’t his fault, they were his partner’s (of course).
Last week on Dynamite MJF cut one hell of an impressive promo. It was so impressive that he was awarded a title shot against Jon Moxley for the AEW Championship at AEW’s next upcoming pay-per-view, All Out.
Everyone wants a piece of AEW’s #1 contender right now, including SiriusXM’s Busted Open Radio show. Recently MJF appeared on the show to discuss his mission to dethrone Jon Moxley, the promo that put the champ on notice, and how he plans to usher in a new era for AEW.
During MJF’s impressive promo on Dynamite, he mentioned that he intends to keep wrestling for AEW for “another 25 years.”
“That’s just accurate, nothing, nothing that came out of my mouth wasn’t something that I hold true” said MJF. “There was no hyperbole, it was just all facts. I said, ‘grab a calculator’ because in fact, right now? Who’s one of the top stars in pro wrestling? The guy’s name is Chris Jericho, my hat’s off to him. The man’s 49.”
“In 25 years from now? I will be 49” continued MJF. “So that is why I was so comfortable saying that, and to be honest with the way I wrestle? My style? I’m probably going to be able to wrestle till I’m 70 on top. Because I’m not being an idiot.”
MJF would go on to clarify his comments around the word “idiot.”
“I’m not doing what everyone else in my generation is doing; which is succumbing to this car-crash style that ‘Dictator Jon [Moxley]’ wants us to succumb to. I’m not going to jump into that style, because I want to make sure that I am helping our company. I want to help them go from being the alternative, I’m not saying I want to monopolize professional wrestling, that didn’t come out of my mouth. What I am saying, though? Is I want AEW to be number one, and there’s nothing wrong with that.”
You can watch MJF every Wednesday night on AEW’s flagship show Dynamite at 8pm EST on TNT. The 25 year old wrestling promo machine will face off against Jon Moxley for the AEW World Championship at AEW’s All Out pay-per-view on August 31, 2019.
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