Details On How AEW Celebrity Appearance Came To Be

Details On How AEW Celebrity Appearance Came To Be AEW

AEW World Champion Swerve Strickland has revealed how Floyd Mayweather’s brief appearance at Double or Nothing came to be.

The veteran boxer was shown celebrating in the front row of the crowd with Swerve Strickland following the AEW World Champion’s title defence against Christian Cage.

This fuelled rumors that Mayweather could soon work with AEW in some capacity.

During the Double or Nothing post-show media scrum, Strickland revealed that he has been trying to get Mayweather to attend an AEW show for two years now.

Commenting on Floyd’s appearance, Swerve said:

“Floyd has been a friend of ours, my man Flash Garments, he gets a free pass every time he comes to All Elite Wrestling. We’re here to grow and not just take. If we have opportunities and connections, we’re going to bring them here every single time.

“We want to blow this place up and be the catalyst of it. That’s how Floyd came through. We’ve actually been talking to Floyd for like two years. His whole family, have him come through every time we’re in Vegas.

“Finally, he was like, ‘Alright, this is the day. We’re pulling up.’ He pulled up, made it to the match, we pulled out a banger in front of him.

“He’s like, ‘I’m in.’ We might have Money Team invested in this whole thing.”

Mayweather is familiar with pro-wrestling, with the boxer notably defeating Paul Wight (fka Big Show) in a no disqualifications match at WrestleMania 24.

The likes of Mike Tyson have also appeared for AEW over the years.

AEW Double or Nothing also featured the return of MJF, who revealed that he’s “not f**king leaving” AEW.

For the latest update on MJF’s future with AEW following his return, click here.

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