Shane McMahon Talks AEW With Current Champion

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With Shane McMahon to AEW one of the unlikeliest wrestling stories to emerge in 2024 it’s now been revealed he’s been spotted with one of Tony Khan’s champions.

AEW announcer Jim Ross set alarm bells ringing when he innocently commented that Shane McMahon in AEW was “so crazy it might work” on an episode of his podcast. It then emerged that McMahon had discussed a possible AEW appearance with friends in the company in what would surely be Tony Khan’s biggest coup yet.

Tony Khan initially distanced himself from suggestions about Shane McMahon appearing in AEW but the door remains open for the man who once called the WWE his family business.

Shane McMahon Talks AEW With Mercedes Mone

PWInsider has now reported that AEW’s TBS Champion Mercedes Mone was spotted with Shane McMahon at Laguardia Airport in New York as they chatted on their way to their separate flights. The report also noted that one source confirmed that Mone and McMahon had a conversation about AEW during their time together.

Mercedes Mone left Forbidden Door in New York with two titles as she defeated Stephanie Vaquer to retain her TBS Title and capture the NJPW STRONG Women’s Title for the first time. Mone’s celebrations were cut short by Dr. Britt Baker DMD as she returned to AEW for the first time in nine months to a huge ovation.