That’s quite the endorsement. We’re not quite a month removed from AEW’s Double Or Nothing and fans are still talking about it. The show was quite the success in a variety of ways, but possibly most importantly would be the momentum the company received from it. As it turns out, we did not even get to see all of the benefits that came from the show, though AEW is letting us know a few more things.
AEW has released footage of Mike Tyson backstage at Double Or Nothing. Tyson met with a Japanese wrestling host named Masa, who had met Tyson years before and was having a reunion of sorts. Tyson is a member of the WWE Hall of Fame, being inducted in 2012. There is no word on Tyson appearing for AEW or doing anything with them and he seems to have been backstage as a fan.
That’s not bad for a celebrity fan. Check out Tyson backstage at the show:
Opinion: It doesn’t mean much, but just having a celebrity like Tyson around might get a small bit of attention for the company. AEW is still brand new at this point and having someone around to get some eyes on the product, even in a short video like this, is a good thing. It’s not like it hurts and it gives AEW a little something to brag about, which can only help them.
What did you think of Double Or Nothing? How will the followup show go? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his Amazon author page with 28 wrestling books. His latest book is the History Of In Your House.
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