WWE Announcer Takes Shot At AEW Crowd Photo

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WWE announcer Pat McAfee has commented on a photo that did the rounds on social media showing several empty seats in the crowd at Double Or Nothing.

Double Or Nothing took place in Las Vegas, Nevada on the 28th of May and saw anarchy rule when the Blackpool Combat Club took out The Elite in the main event thanks to the evil deeds of Don Callis and his new charge, Konosuke Takeshita.

However, a photo taken by Wrestling Observer’s Bryan Alvarez, who was at ringside, caught people’s attention online as it showed rows of empty seats on the same side as the hard camera. That side of the arena is usually the last to be filled at both AEW and WWE shows as the companies look to have as many fans on the side of the arena that the hard camera is filming as possible.

Speaking on The Pat McAfee Show, the SmackDown announcer – who is still on hiatus from WWE – commented on the photo, saying AEW won’t want a photo like that in the public domain:

“Anytime you get a shot away from hard cam, you know what I mean, you can really see a lot of things. AEW found out this weekend or whatever at one of their events, it’s like three quarters of an arena completely empty. They don’t want that photo out anywhere.”

Three-quarters of the arena is obviously an exaggeration and WrestleTix reported late before the show that AEW had sold 10,229 for the event.

h/t WrestleTalk