And now, the response. WWE and AEW have been rivals since the latter came into existence three years ago. AEW certainly has caught fire since then, with the company going from barely existing to the second biggest promotion in the world today. Both companies present themselves in different ways, and it seems WWE does not care for AEW’s style. Now it is time for AEW to fight back.
Earlier this week, the Toronto Star published an article comparing the two companies. WWE sent in a statement for the article, criticizing AEW’s violent content while promoting its own family friendly content. The statement included a reference to a No DQ match between Tay Conti/Anna Jay vs. the Bunny/Penelope Ford, in which all four bled. Conti, Jay and the Bunny have all sent out photos on Twitter, showcasing the results of the violence in the match.
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— TAYNARA MELO (@TayConti_) January 15, 2022
— Anna Jay (@annajay___) January 15, 2022
— The Bunny ? (@AllieWrestling) January 15, 2022
Opinion: I can get either side of this, as there certainly is an audience for such violence, but at the same time, there is something so strange about seeing it in modern wrestling. The violence has been toned down in a good way and seeing people bleeding like that is a little off putting. If AEW can use it sparingly, it isn’t as bad, but hopefully it doesn’t become the norm.
What did you think of the match? Was the blood too much? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 60,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 6,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books
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