AEW Star Explains ‘Great Move’ To Run Wembley Stadium For All In London

AEW Star Explains ‘Great Move’ To Run Wembley Stadium For All In London AEW

Chris Jericho has commented on AEW running Wembley Stadium for the upcoming All In London event, sharing his thoughts on the reaction to the announcement.

AEW is preparing to host its biggest show ever on August 27, with All In London slated to emanate from Wembley Stadium, the second-largest stadium in Europe.

Wembley has a capacity of 90,000. For comparison, both nights of WrestleMania 39 had reported attendance figures around 80,000.

Speaking on the Battleground podcast, Chris Jericho noted that he believes AEW has the potential to sell more tickets than many are predicting.

Discussing the decision to run Wembley, Jericho said:

“From a business standpoint, I think it was a great move by Tony Khan. I actually feel when AEW went to Toronto and Los Angeles (last year), he should have booked stadiums (instead of arenas).

“Our first time in the U.K. should be in a stadium, and I’m glad it will be. I hear people saying, ‘You’re crazy. A stadium is too big.’

“I think going to Wembley is like, ‘Oh yeah? Hold my beer. Check this s**t out.’ I think it’s going to be massive, it has the potential to sell even more tickets than the pundits are expecting.

“It’s going to be more than just a wrestling event. It’s going to be a cultural event. The fact is, when something becomes cool, that’s when people want to go. I think we’re gonna get that reaction.

“I’m not guaranteeing or predicting it, but it wouldn’t surprise me if we ended up with 60 to 70,000 people in that joint.”

A WWE name recently shared a pitch for CM Punk at All In London, which you can read more about right here.

Transcription via Wrestling Inc

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