Urban Meyer Firing Effect: WWE Continues to Take Digs at AEW

Published 12/21/2021, 12:13 AM EST


The recent episode of Monday Night Raw featured WWE Superstar The Miz in a conversation with AJ Styles and Omos, who have had a rough time maintaining their teamwork. While introducing the former WWE Raw Tag Team Champions, The Miz indirectly took a shot at AEW. He compared the situation between Styles and Omos to the situation that led to the recent firing of Urban Meyer by Tony Khan’s father, Shahid Khan.

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The Miz said, ” Welcome to the most must-see WWE talk show in history. Welcome to Miz TV! My guests tonight are more combustible than Urban Meyer and his former coaching staff, so please give it up for AJ Styles and Omos.”

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Recently, Jacksonville Jaguars’ owner Shahid Khan fired Urban Meyer after a 2-11 record in the 2021 NFL season.

Even WWE SmackDown commentator Pat McAfee took a shot at this situation. Last week, Pat McAfee mentioned Urban Meyer’s name during his commentary before the Cesaro vs Holland match. He said, “Like Shahid Khan tossed Urban Meyer out of Jacksonville.” 

WWE and AEW are constantly taking digs at each other on live TV with different references. Earlier, AEW star CM Punk mentioned The Miz while addressing MJF.

WWE continues to shoot at AEW

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WWE and AEW are rival promotions who are competing against each other for the top spot in the wrestling industry. They are no strangers to taking digs at each other in their promos.

Earlier, Edge mentioned CM Punk during his promo with The Miz. Meanwhile, AEW had referenced WWE many times in the past as well, with former superstars mocking their old gimmicks in the WWE.

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The recent blow from The Miz was just another example of the feud. What do you think of The Miz’s actions of mentioning Urban Meyer in his talk show? Do you think it was a wise move to do so? Tell us in the comments.

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Yash Sawant

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Yash is a WWE and AEW writer at EssentiallySports. Currently, Yash is a BSC student and along with his studies follows his favorite sport. Being a WWE fan since 2012, Yash loves all things related to wrestling.

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