Wrestling Veteran Argues AEW Fans Didn’t Get Money’s Worth With This Title Match

Wrestling Veteran Argues AEW Fans Didn’t Get Money’s Worth With This Title Match AEW

WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Morton has criticised the TNT Championship ladder match from the AEW Double or Nothing 2023 pay-per-view.

During the May 28 show, Wardlow defended his gold in a ladder match against Christian Cage.

Speaking on Busted Open Radio, Ricky Morton argued that fans didn’t get their money’s worth from this match.

Sharing his honest thoughts on the bout, he said:

“Did any of you guys watch Double or Nothing the other night? And I’m not here to knock people, but you gotta ask questions about the writers.

“I don’t understand if they’re trying to wrestle or insult the fans… Somebody’s not listening somewhere. For example, I’ma take this one right here.

“They built Wardlow to be a badass and they built and they built and then you go out in a match and to me, it seems like these guys, they’re going out there in business for themselves.

“Not sticking to the storylines, not doing things — in wrestling, you gotta be able to learn to work together or they gotta listen to the agents or the agents don’t have a damn clue what they’re doing.

“To me… you just asked me and I’m gonna finish this with one line, because everybody in this business thinks they know everything but when it boils down to it, they don’t know s**t, okay? Did I answer your question good enough?

“He’s a big badass. He sold the whole f**king match. Did you notice that? Okay. So I mean, if he’s that badass, you gotta go with that storyline.

“It just seems to me sometimes… It’s just like they built him and the match didn’t get over to me. I felt like the fans didn’t get their money’s worth. That’s my part.”

Several title changes took place at the event, with Kris Statlander winning the TBS Championship, and Toni Storm defeating Jamie Hayter for the AEW Women’s Title.

Following her title win, Storm called a previous creative decision ‘bulls**t’, which you can read more about right here.

Full results from AEW Double Or Nothing 2023 were as follows:

HOOK, Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy def. Austin Gunn, Colten Gunn & Ethan Page

International Championship Blackjack Battle Royal – Orange Cassidy (c) def. 20 others, last eliminating Swerve Strickland

Unsanctioned Match – Adam Cole def. Chris Jericho

AEW World Tag Team Championship (Special Guest Referee Mark Briscoe) – FTR (c) def. Jay Lethal & Jeff Jarrett

TNT Championship Ladder Match – Wardlow (c) def. Christian Cage

AEW Women’s World Championship – Toni Storm def. Jamie Hayter (c)

AEW World Trios Championship Open House Rules Match – Brody King, Buddy Matthews & Malakai Black (c) def. The Acclaimed & Billy Gunn

TBS Championship – Jade Cargill (c) def. Taya Valkyrie

TBS Championship – Kris Statlander def. Jade Cargill (c)

AEW World Championship – MJF (c) def. Darby Allin, Jack Perry, Sammy Guevara

Anarchy in the Arena – Bryan Danielson, Claudio Castagnoli, Jon Moxley & Wheeler Yuta def. Adam Page, Kenny Omega & Young Bucks thanks to interference from Konosuke Takeshita w/Don Callis

Transcription via POST Wrestling

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4 months ago by Sanchez Taylor


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