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He said something to Kevin Owens on Twitter about sending him to be elite before they buy them out. Can someone please embed the tweet.

You can take this in a number of ways:

1. The WWE is working with AEW
2. The WWE do not see AEW as a threat otherwise they would not be acknowledging their existence

What do you guys think, is there something fishy going on?
 

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Just banter.

Shane McMahon doesn't even realize he's part of the problem with WWE programming. Pushing himself like some bad ass when he's a 50 yr old man who only wrestled in sparingly but always in a co-main event angle or higher.

He thinks that because he takes a physical beating in his once in a blue moon matches he has cred.
 

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WWE wants to present themselves as the only legit wrestling company by throwing their weight around.

The problem they have is that there is a large contingent of wrestling fans who simply are done with them. They aren't going to be able to kill AEW because they won't be able to regain the trust of those people.
 

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If someone takes shots at a company how does your logic think it means they are not a threat ? wwe approach to this for years was to not say aything.That has all changed now. I promise you AEW is something.
 

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He said something to Kevin Owens on Twitter about sending him to be elite before they buy them out. Can someone please embed the tweet.

You can take this in a number of ways:

1. The WWE is working with AEW
2. The WWE do not see AEW as a threat otherwise they would not be acknowledging their existence

What do you guys think, is there something fishy going on?
They never saw TNA as a threat and never mentioned them.

WWE wasn't locking down everyone out of fear that they were going to TNA.

WWE wasn't putting on shows at the same time as TNA to try and hurt them.

Kings don't acknowledge peasants.
 

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There's really no point hoping for no potshots between the camps. The whole point of AEW is the large fanbase sick of watching WWE.

It's inevitable. No point complaining about it.
 

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Even the money line is retarded. Shahid Khan has more money than Vince.
When you have as much money as these guys, it's not so simple.

People this rich, most of their value is tied up in assets. Most of Vince's assets are in WWE, most of Shahid's assets are in other sports teams, etc.

Which means when it comes to wrestling, Vince is the rich guy and Shahid is the underdog. In order to bring forth the weight Vince can with assets he already owns, Shahid would have to burn liquidity, or sell off assets.

Vince is very much the big dog in this fight.
 

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When you have as much money as these guys, it's not so simple.

People this rich, most of their value is tied up in assets. Most of Vince's assets are in WWE, most of Shahid's assets are in other sports teams, etc.

Which means when it comes to wrestling, Vince is the rich guy and Shahid is the underdog. In order to bring forth the weight Vince can with assets he already owns, Shahid would have to burn liquidity, or sell off assets.

Vince is very much the big dog in this fight.
Khan has a much higher net worth, so he can borrow far more against his non-liquid assets. Most of Vince's worth is liquid in that it can be sold (shares of WWE), but that is also volatile as well. Not many lenders will let you borrow against shares of stock you own.

Khan, with an NFL team, soccer team, and Flex-n-gate, has far more financial resources to dispose of. I think he's trying to let his son build up his own thing though, but I doubt AEW feels any pressure trying to compete with WWE financially.
 

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Khan has a much higher net worth, so he can borrow far more against his non-liquid assets. Most of Vince's worth is liquid in that it can be sold (shares of WWE), but that is also volatile as well. Not many lenders will let you borrow against shares of stock you own.

Khan, with an NFL team, soccer team, and Flex-n-gate, has far more financial resources to dispose of. I think he's trying to let his son build up his own thing though, but I doubt AEW feels any pressure trying to compete with WWE financially.
Thing with guys this rich, they don't blow money like that unless they really think it'll have a return. So the money Shahid is going to throw at AEW is limited to some extent.

Most of the weight Vince can throw, he already owns, he's already heavily invested in the business. So he simply has more options. Shahid has to take more risk.

But I agree AEW is in a good position. Vince might have a leverage in terms of assets but he's pissed off too many fans. AEW has a large core fanbase.
 
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