“…Like I’m Vince McMahon”: Top Star in Tony Khan’s AEW Cuts Controversial Promo Targeting Former WWE Boss

Published 02/04/2024, 9:27 PM EST

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Currently, two major promotions dominate the world of pro wrestling. While WWE has etched its hierarchy at the top of the food chain with its decade-spanning programming, AEW has made a name for itself lately. The company started back in 2019 and has garnered a fan base for themselves. As the two major companies in the business, there is always a cold war between the two. While none of the companies have openly addressed the topic, sometimes actions speak louder than words. One of Tony Khan‘s top guys recently called out WWE’s former boss, Vince McMahon, unexpectedly.

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AEW star showcases his mic skills with a sly Vince McMahon reference

Max Caster is one third of the current AEW World Trios Championship. The 34-year-old also occasionally works on the indie circuits while working with AEW. In a recent appearance at the Alpha 1 wrestling show, he called out McMahon during a promo. Caster, who also raps decided to cut a freestyle promo that prompted a reaction from the commentators as well. The star said, “You wanna try me on the mic? Get a different plan ’cause I’m freaky with the words like I’m Vince McMahon.”

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While the crowd cheered loudly, the commentators were left in shock. Fans could hear one commentator saying, “We are live bro,” trying to remind Caster not to say something that might land him in trouble.

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Caster has made a name for himself since he joined AEW back in 2020. During his time there, he won the AEW World Tag Team Championship and has engaged in several blockbuster feuds including The Young Bucks.

While Caster has called out the company’s former boss in a freestyle promo, WWE has been in the headlines lately for all the wrong reasons.

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WWE enduring a tumultuous time both inside and outside the ring

On the evening of January 26, 2024, it was announced that Vince McMahon had resigned from WWE and the TKO Group. While fans were still trying to get a hold of the news, WWE dropped another major bomb. Just two weeks after his resignation, it was revealed that the winner of the 2024 Royal Rumble, Cody Rhodes, would be taking a step back. Rhodes, who was previously going to challenge Roman Reigns at the WrestleMania 40, stepped down to make way for Dwayne Johnson.

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Looks like the fans did not take the news well. Just hours after the show ended, social media started to brim up with the chants of We Want Cody.” The wrestling faithful have been fighting for the American Nightmare to regain his WrestleMania spot. Apart from that, the highlight clip on the WWE’s YouTube channel which showed Johnson coming face to face with Roman Reigns ended up becoming the most disliked video of the company. Let us know in the comments on whether Max Caster’s comment adds salt to the WWE’s wound.

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Shaikh Aerajuddin

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For me pro wrestling has two things that I like the most, storytelling and fighting. Let?s just say movies are failing to keep me entertained in those departments. I grew up watching WWF and not WWE and any hardcore fan will agree that the two are not the same, but I love both iterations.
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Amal Joyce

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