Tony Khan Reacts to the Disappointing Finish to Jon Moxley vs Kenny Omega at AEW Revolution

Published 03/08/2021, 6:30 AM EST


The end of the AEW Revolution PPV was a bitter disappointment. AEW promised us a bang, but we witnessed a mere whimper of an ending. After a wonderful main event where two of the best wrestlers in the world clashed, AEW stank the joint with a horrible ending. Tony Khan, however, saw this as an opportunity to create a storyline.

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Ending of AEW Revolution leaves fans enraged

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After Kenny Omega planted Jon Moxley with a second One Winged Angel on a steel chair, the Good Brothers and the champion had something more sinister in mind. Moxley previously mentioned that the exploding barbed wire deathmatch might be an excellent way to ride off into the sunset.

The Good Brothers and Omega had the same thought. They handcuffed a crimson-masked Moxley in the ring and left him to roast in the explosions that would go off once the thirty-minute timer ended. With twenty seconds left, Eddie Kingston ran to the ring and tried to save his former best friend.

With time running out, Kingston decided to sacrifice himself and covered Moxley. The timer finished counting down, and instead of an explosion, we got Gillberg’s pyro. Twitter exploded more ferociously than the explosives, calling the incident the biggest wrestling blunder of 2021.

Tony Khan provides an update on the PPV ending

HOUSTON, TX – DECEMBER 28: Tony Khan, son of team owner Shahid Khan of the Jacksonville Jaguars, waits on the field before their game against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

In a post-show media call, AEW CEO Tony Khan addressed the poor end to a fantastic PPV.

“Kenny crudely built the bomb with hammers and nails and in the end, when it comes to building exploding rings, that’s not his forte.”

This shows AEW is going to use the pathetic ending to Revolution as a storyline. What was once the most disappointing ending to a PPV will serve as a plot device for Kenny Omega and Jon Moxley’s rivalry.

Omega and Moxley should ideally be far away from each other for a long time. Having already wrestled each other four times within four months, they need to move on to different challenges.

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AEW is in a difficult situation with the blunder, but they have to find a way around it. It could be instances like these that harm the newfound legitimacy AEW gained in 2020.

Another sad fact about the ending is Moxley and Eddie Kingston looking like absolute fools. Despite the lame explosion, both stars sold it like death.

Will AEW turn this situation into a positive one? What will Kingston and Moxley have to say on Dynamite? Most importantly, what will Kenny Omega do after vanquishing his biggest foe yet?

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Nathan Fulgado is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Having published close to 1000 professional wrestling articles, Nathan is currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier's College. He has previously worked at Free Press Journal as a local journalist.

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