WWE Hall Of Famer Rips Tony Khan For “Childish” Comments Regarding All In Tickets

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After Tony Khan made some interesting comments on Twitter recently, Eric Bischoff deemed them to be “childish” remarks.

It’s been a huge week for Tony Khan’s All Elite Wrestling promotion as the pre-sale started for the All In show at Wembley Stadium on August 27th. On Thursday, Tony revealed that over 50,000 tickets had been sold during the pre-sale with the official public sale starting today.

The news is wonderful for AEW since they have likely exceeded most expectations already and by the time we get to All In three months now, they could certainly have most of the stadium filled. It will easily be their highest-grossing event in company history and will likely be the biggest show that most of their roster has ever performed at.

Earlier in the week, Tony Khan responded to a tweet from ESPN’s Mike Coppinger about how AEW had only scaled Wembley for 40,000 tickets. Tony Khan saw the tweet and responded in kind that it was a “load of crap” while saying to Coppinger “tell your agent Nick Khan to shove it up his ass.”

That was in reference to the current WWE CEO Nick Khan being a former sports agent with CAA, so perhaps believes Coppinger was fed that info from WWE’s Nick Khan or people that got that info from Nick.

While speaking on his Strictly Business podcast, available via AdFreeShows, WWE Hall of Famer and former WCW President Eric Bischoff praised AEW for their ticket selling success with All In, but he also criticized Tony Khan for his comments.

“What AEW has done is a huge, huge, double huge, success story. There’s no way you can look at it and spin it or evaluate it any other way. Phenomenal. I expected it to be, as I talked about earlier, putting myself over instead of letting other people do it for me. But, man, it’s a huge accomplishment.”

“And I think what Tony did and responding in that childish way that he does consistently is he lessened it. He should have laughed. He should have made a joke of it. Instead of [saying] Nick Khan did it.”

“It’s like something I expect, you know, my grandson’s only a little over a year, so he’s not in that frame of mind yet where he wants to blame everybody on anything that you know anything that bad happens, he wants to blame it on somebody else, he’s not there yet. No, I didn’t do it, he did it. But it’s childish. It’s juvenile and he’s actually taking away from his accomplishment and reacting that way.”

Eric Bischoff did appear on AEW TV in the past, but it’s probably not happening again. Bischoff was on WWE Raw this past Monday reading some draft picks.

H/T Inside The Ropes