Teddy Lengthy not too long ago revealed in an interview that he was instructed he is too previous to hitch AEW. The WWE Corridor of Famer is among the most revered managerial figures within the pro-wrestling enterprise, and to see him in Tony Khan’s promotion would have been a deal with for the followers.
Lengthy started his profession as a referee in WWE however quickly discovered his calling when he was made the Common Supervisor of SmackDown in 2004. He was an everyday fixture in SmackDown’s programming till 2014, after which he retired and was inducted into the WWE Corridor of Fame the identical 12 months.
Showing on The Wrestling Inc Dailly podcast, Lengthy spoke about watching Vickie Guerrero on AEW and disclosed he was instructed by the corporate that he is too previous to hitch the promotion. He additional stated that contemplating the ages of many AEW workers, the rationale got here as a shock.
“Nicely, I noticed her popping out only one time [managing Nyla Rose],” stated Lengthy. “I don’t actually get the prospect to look at a lot AEW. They instructed me… I acquired phrase that I used to be too previous to be over there [laughs]. For those who check out that [AEW product], I don’t understand how they may say that. However I’m simply saying what I’m saying,” stated Teddy Lengthy.
Teddy Lengthy added that he is presently too occupied with SWE Fury, a nationally televised wrestling present based mostly in Texas, for which he is the on-screen supervisor.
AEW employs many legends of the pro-wrestling enterprise
Ever since its inception, AEW has signed many legends of the wrestling enterprise. So it comes as a shock that Teddy Lengthy was not signed up by the corporate.
The likes of Jake “The Snake” Roberts and Tully Blanchard have discovered distinguished spots in Tony Khan’s promotion.
Arn Anderson can be below a multi-year contract with AEW together with legendary commentator, Jim Ross.
The previous SmackDown GM might have been a very good addition to Tony Khan’s promotion and acted as an on-screen authority determine as nicely.
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