AEW Superstar MJF Reveals The Secret Behind His Enviable Physique

Published 01/22/2021, 6:30 AM EST


Maxwell Jacob Friedman aka MJF is causing quite the stir in the wrestling world. At only 24 years of age, MJF is one of the major stars in AEW.

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He has been in the news for his obnoxious yet highly entertaining persona and incredible mic skills. Despite competing for the World title, he is yet to win it. However, he is a two-time Dynamite Diamond Ring winner.

Recently, MJF took to Twitter and posted the ‘secret’ behind his amazing physique. He achieved the body in four simple steps – doing fast cardio 3-4 times a week and refraining from sugar. MJF also goes to the gym five times a week and believes that he is simply “born better.

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In the same tweet, his AEW colleague Thunder Rosa replied, “Lighting it’s called lightning,” implying that his physique looks good because of lighting and not the above-mentioned steps. To this, MJF replied with a picture of Rosa –

Wrestling legend says MJF will be a “beast” in future

Chris Jericho is basically mentoring MJF for greatness as a part of the Inner Circle. Wrestling legend Konnan recently interacted with them in Las Vegas.

“Jericho reached out to me and he just told me- ‘Hey, did you want to do something?’ And LAX is going to be in it’. I also worked with Sammy Guevara in Mexico. So, he’s one of my boys. And I got along great with MJF in MLW,” he revealed.

He interacted with Wardlow and Hager for the first time and had a great time. During the interaction, Konnan observed the stable carefully and proclaimed MJF is bound to glory –

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“Jericho’s the guy who’s kinda producing everything there. You can tell that MJF is like a sponge, picking up everything Jericho’s doing because MJF’s going to be like Jericho. He’s going to be a beast.” 

This week on Dynamite, MJF, and Jericho beat the other members of Inner Circle and earned a title shot against the AEW Tag Team champions The Young Bucks.

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Do you think MJF could be the next Jericho? Let us know in the comments below!

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Angana Roy

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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