The chicken appeared Rich Eisen Show Before Wednesday AEW Dynamite The anniversary episode and the new wrestling promotion examined various aspects of the past year that exceeded expectations.
When asked to name one thing that sets AEW apart from its competition, Cody stressed the “authenticity” and why being on screen has helped its exhibitors to connect better with the company’s growing audience.
“Authenticity,” Cody emphasized. “When I ‘m surrounded by marketing guys or new wrestling fans who want to know what makes us different, authenticity is always the No. 1 thing I say.”
Cody is an AEW TNT champion on why people like Dusty Rhodes, Hulk Hogan and Rick Flair were successful in the 1970s and 1980s.
“In the ’70s and’ 80s, when wrestling fans were serious about the sport, everyone thought it was because it’s true. However, I disagree with that notion. Dusty, Hogan and Flair were successful because the connection to the fans was their characters.
“And the only way you can connect with fans beyond the barricade is to be authentic in your interview, your ring work and everything else. And we have what sets us apart from everyone else,” Cody said. EVP for AEW.
As TNT expands Dynamite In the air until 2023, AEW fans are eagerly awaiting in the years to come.