AEW Star Dax Harwood has revealed an incredible gesture from Jim Cornette in the aftermath of his daughter’s battle with a congenital heart defect in 2022.
Dax Harwood Reveals Incredible Jim Cornette Gesture Following Impassioned AEW Dynamite Promo.
On the July 20th edition of AEW Dynamite Dax Harwood, FKA Scott Dawson, would open up on his daughter Finley’s battle with a congenital heart defect, revealing that she had successfully avoided open heart surgery after finding out she had a hole in her heart.
The incredible heart warming promo ended with Harwood promising to ‘fight like an eight year old girl’, a line which captivated wrestling fans around the world and led to AEW and FTR producing merchandise with 100% of the royalties being donated to the American Heart Association, the United States’ oldest and largest voluntary organisation dedicated to combating heart disease and stroke.
Speaking in an exclusive interview with Inside The Ropes own Kenny McIntosh, Dax Harwood would reveal an incredible gesture made by Jim Cornette, and his wife Stacey, following Finley’s diagnosis stating that he will ‘never forget’ the ‘beautiful gesture.’
“I will say that Jim and his wife both donated an incredible amount of money in Finley’s name to, I want to say, I can’t [remember], have a screenshot of it, but I don’t want to go through [my phone]. I want to say to the American Heart Association, an incredible donation in Finley’s name, and those are the things I’ll never forget. That’s how I judge a person and that was a beautiful gesture from them.”
FTR would make their long anticipated return at AEW’s 2023 Revolution PPV following a near four month absence from the company.
Harwood and Wheeler would immediately stamp their names as contenders for the AEW Tag Team Championships after a post-match assault on reigning champions The Gunns following their successful title defense earlier in the night.
During the same interview Dax would open up on his future in AEW, a potential WWE return and his relationship with CM Punk.
Fans call still support the American Heart Association by purchasing the afore mentioned t-shirt via ProWrestlingTees for just $29.99
A huge thank you to Dax Harwood for taking the time out to speak with Inside The Ropes, you can see Dax Harwood LIVE in Los Angeles on March 30 2023 – tickets are available via FTRWITHDAX.COM
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