Tony Schiavone Addresses AEW Backstage Drama Reports

Tony Schiavone Addresses AEW Backstage Drama Reports AEW

Tony Schiavone has addressed reports about the situation backstage in AEW.

Following reports that CM Punk calling out Hangman Page on the August 17 edition of Dynamite was unscripted, Dave Meltzer stated there’s currently a ton of backstage drama, with some close to ‘breaking point’.

On What Happened When, Schiavone discussed his new Senior Producer, Special Advisor & Talent Relations roles.

Noting that the backstage situation is ‘not even close’ to how bad some have made it out to be, Schiavone said:

“I enjoy my job, enjoy my new responsibilities with the company. They are challenging, but those are challenges that I readily accepted when I took the job. I’m seeing a whole new part of wrestling and wrestlers that I didn’t see before.

“There are some challenges, as you know, and of course the internet is going crazy about this or that. I’m not going to get into it because…I’m going to say this right now, things are not as bad as bullshit people on the internet would say. Not even close to it. We’ve got some things in place now that I think are going to make us better than ever.”

The rumors about backstage heat between CM Punk and Hangman Page were referenced on this week’s edition of Being The Elite. You can read more about these references right here.

Stay up to date with AEW win/loss records for 2022 using our tracker at this link.

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