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Tony Khan: People BACKSTAGE in WWE REACT to his recent AEW vs NXT tweets

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Tony Khan, the president of All Elite Wrestling (AEW), has recently been under scrutiny for his social media activity.

While Khan is known for his outspoken nature on platforms like Twitter, it seems that not everyone backstage in AEW shares his enthusiasm.

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Tony Khan: Backstage Reactions to his Tweets

According to a recent article from Haus of Wrestling, sources within WWE have expressed their views on Khan’s posts.

One source described a particular post as ‘petulant’, highlighting the divisive nature of Khan’s online presence: “One source in WWE I spoke with described him as ‘petulant,’ while others felt it was just a bad look” the site revealed.

Furthermore, a source close to CM Punk, a former WWE superstar, mentioned that Khan’s social media antics are one of the reasons Punk is apparently glad to be distanced from the company:

“A source from CM Punk’s camp responded by saying this is the kind of stuff that makes him happy to be away from the company” it was added.

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Surprise Over Specific Tweets

Fightful Select also reported that many were taken aback by a tweet from Khan that mentioned WWE legends The Undertaker and John Cena.

This tweet, in particular, raised eyebrows, with some questioning its appropriateness. It’s worth noting that, based on previous information, AEW’s PR team does not vet Khan’s tweets before they go live.

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Tony Khan AEW vs WWE: The Ratings War

The world of professional wrestling was abuzz when the ratings for AEW Dynamite and WWE NXT were released. NXT managed to pull in 921,000 viewers with a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic.

In contrast, AEW Dynamite secured 609,000 viewers and a 0.26 rating in the same demographic this past Tuesday.

Khan didn’t shy away from sharing his thoughts on this head-to-head battle, especially with regard to WWE superstars John Cena and The Undertaker.

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FAQs

  • What did sources within WWE say about Tony Khan’s tweets?
    • One source described them as ‘petulant’, indicating a lack of approval.
  • Did CM Punk comment on Khan’s social media activity?
    • A source close to CM Punk mentioned that such activity makes Punk happy to be away from the company.
  • Do AEW’s PR team vet Tony Khan’s tweets?
    • No, based on previous information, they do not clear his tweets before publishing.
  • How did AEW Dynamite fare against WWE NXT in terms of ratings?
    • NXT had 921,000 viewers and a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic, while AEW Dynamite had 609,000 viewers and a 0.26 rating.
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