All Elite Wrestling’s online shop offers an array of shirts and other merchandise for fans, providing them a way to flaunt their fandom. But when it comes to standing out, AEW World Tag Team Champions FTR’s merchandise arguably takes the lead, leaving fans and fellow wrestlers alike wondering what makes their products so special’‹.
Dax Harwood Unveils the Reason Behind the Quality of FTR’s Merchandise
Dax Harwood, one-half of the FTR, responded to a fan’s curiosity on Twitter, shedding some light on why FTR’s merchandise stands apart from the rest. “Because I’m hands-on with the shirts and merch,” Harwood revealed, addressing a fan’s comment that FTR had “all the good shirts.”
He further added, “I pay for all the outside art that is done and get the artists their money. Because I f***ing love wrestling.”’‹
Harwood’s Love for Wrestling Translates to Quality Merchandise
Harwood’s fervour for wrestling does not stop at the ring. It extends to the merchandise his team offers to their fans.
His proactive involvement in the design and production of the FTR’s merchandise has resulted in products that resonate with the fans’ love for wrestling, just as much as Harwood’s own.
Limited-Edition Shirt for “AEW Collision”
The recent exchange came following Harwood’s post of a limited-edition shirt for the upcoming AEW Collision debut event.
Harwood and his partner, Cash Wheeler, are set to team up with CM Punk for the main event. The shirt design cleverly combines FTR’s aesthetic with Punk’s Chicago-based aesthetic, a testament to Harwood’s hands-on approach to their merchandise’‹.
FTR’s Reign as AEW World Tag Team Champions
Harwood and Wheeler currently hold the AEW World Tag Team Championship, having defeated Austin and Colten Gunn on an episode of AEW Dynamite back in April 2023.
The team has defended the tag title once thus far, against Jay Lethal and Jeff Jarrett, at Double or Nothing last month. Apart from a rematch against The Gunns at a live event, FTR has been focusing on their merchandise and their upcoming match at AEW Collision.”