Veteran wrestling referee Mike Chioda has commented on the possibility of him signing with AEW full-time.
Many fans will recognise Chioda from his WWE days, with the official working for the company for 31 years prior to his release in April 2020.
Chioda has officiated for AEW on a number of occasions, most recently serving as a referee to the Men’s Owen Hart Foundation Tournament final match between Samoa Joe and Adam Cole at Double or Nothing 2022.
Speaking on his Monday Mailbag podcast, Chioda noted that he’s ‘waiting for that phone to ring’ regarding possibly appearing for AEW again, for the rumored Collision brand:
“Would I love to do that other show? Am I waiting for that phone to ring? Yeah, I am.
“Would I love to get back in the ring with CM Punk and work with him? Hell yeah. I’ll work with anybody.”
Chioda went on to share his thoughts on CM Punk’s situation with AEW, and his opinion on AEW potentially catering to him to bring him back.
You can read Chioda’s comments on CM Punk right here.
Chioda previously noted that he’d be open to training referees for AEW.
Another WWE legend recently revealed that his daughter will soon be working with AEW, which you can read more about right here.
Here are full results from the May 10 episode of AEW Dynamite:
Claudio Castagnoli def. Rey Fenix
Miro returned and walked into Tony Khan’s office
An MJF video package mentioned CM Punk – the first time Punk has been mentioned on AEW TV since All Out
Mark Briscoe announced as the special guest referee for FTR vs Jay Lethal & Jeff Jarrett at Double Or Nothing
Thunder Rosa returned and, like Miro, walked into Tony Khan’s office
Tony Khan says he has a huge announcement next week
Orange Cassidy def. Daniel Garcia to retain the AEW International Championship
Julia Hart def. Anna Jay in a No Holds Barred match
House of Black def. Best Friends & Bandido to retain the AEW World Trios Championship
Jon Moxley def. Kenny Omega in a Steel Cage match after Don Callis turned on Omega and attacked him with a screwdriver
Transcription via WrestlingNews.co.
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