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Fan explains hilarious reason why Okada and Mercedes Mone should debut in AEW on the same night

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In the ever-evolving world of professional wrestling, the anticipation surrounding the debut of high-profile wrestlers in major promotions like All Elite Wrestling (AEW) often reaches a fever pitch.

Recently, a fan’s humorous take on why Kazuchika Okada and Mercedes Mone (formerly known as Sasha Banks in WWE) should make their AEW debut on the same night has caught the attention of the wrestling community.

AEW News: A Cost-Effective Debut Strategy

The tweet from @BossMoz suggests a practical yet amusing approach to introducing these two wrestling powerhouses to the AEW audience.

“Debuting Mercedes and Okada on the same night is the smart move financially because then you only gotta rent ONE of the big machines that shoot out fake money, and you can use it twice,” they wrote.

AEW News: The Financial Implications of Wrestling Debuts

Wrestling promotions like AEW are known for their lavish debut segments, which can include everything from spectacular pyrotechnics to elaborate entrance themes and, yes, machines that shoot out fake money.

These elements are not just about spectacle; they’re part of a strategy to immediately establish a wrestler’s character and marketability.

The Anticipation Builds for Okada and Mone

The wrestling world is abuzz with speculation about when and how Okada and Mercedes Mone will step into the AEW ring.

Okada, a legend in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), and Mone, a former WWE standout, both bring considerable star power and in-ring prowess to Tony Khan’s promotion.

Their debuts are not just anticipated for the matches they will have but for the impact they could have on AEW’s storytelling and audience engagement.


  • Who are Kazuchika Okada and Mercedes Mone?
    • Kazuchika Okada is a highly acclaimed professional wrestler from Japan, known for his tenure in NJPW. Mercedes Mone, formerly known as Sasha Banks in WWE, is an American professional wrestler with multiple championship wins.
  • What is AEW?
    • All Elite Wrestling (AEW) is a professional wrestling promotion based in the United States, founded in 2019. It has quickly become one of the leading wrestling promotions worldwide.
  • Why are wrestling debuts important?
    • Wrestling debuts are crucial for setting the tone of a wrestler’s character and storyline within a promotion. They are often used to generate excitement and draw in viewers.
  • What was the humorous suggestion made by a fan regarding their debuts?
    • A fan suggested that AEW could save money by debuting Okada and Mercedes Mone on the same night, using the same machine that shoots out fake money for both, highlighting the cost of elaborate debut setups.
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Martin MacDonald