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MJF reveals which Hall of Famer made him fall in love with wrestling

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AEW star MJF recently spoke to Inside The Ropes. The ‘Salt of The Earth’ discussed several topics during the interview, including his love of pro wrestling and which WWE Hall of Famer spurred on that affinity for the business.

‘Roddy Piper,’ MJF said without any hesitation when asked which performer turned him on to the business. ‘Before me, I’m going to say the only person who would equal the ability to get a visceral reaction from the crowd was Piper. Piper made me fall in love with wrestling.

‘And if I was able to have an opportunity to have promos back and forth with Roddy, and then a match that I know would be vicious as all hell. I think that would probably go down as the greatest match in the history of professional wrestling.

‘Chris Jericho was up there [as a heel],’ MJF continued, praising his on screen foe. ‘As much as I hate to admit it. I would say Chris Jericho is most certainly up there with Roddy Piper.

“I would throw in Tully Blanchard, I would throw in Eddie Gilbert, I would throw in Ric Flair and I would also throw in Chris Candido.’

MJF on Roddy Piper

Here’s the current and updated card for AEW All Out 2021, which will be available on Bleacher Report PPV in the United States and on FITE TV in Europe and the United Kingdom.

  • AEW World Title Match ’“ Impact World Champion Christian Cage vs. Kenny Omega (c)
  • AEW Women’s World Title Match ’“ Kris Statlander vs. Britt Baker (c)
  • Steel Cage Match for the AEW World Tag Team Titles ’“ Lucha Bros vs. The Young Bucks (c)
  • Chris Jericho vs. MJF ’“ Jericho’s AEW in-ring career will be on the line.
  • CM Punk vs. Darby Allin
  • PAC vs. Andrade El Idolo
  • Paul Wight vs. QT Marshall
  • Jon Moxley vs. Satoshi Kojima
  • The Buy In Pre-show: Women’s Casino Battle Royale: Nyla Rose, Julia Hart, Big Swole, The Bunny, Red Velvet, Thunder Rosa, Tay Conti, Penelope Ford, Diamante, 12 more competitors TBC ’“ Winner earns a future shot at the AEW Women’s World Title.
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