Jim Cornette has claimed that the undefeated TBS Title holder, Jade Cargill is the best champion in AEW.
Since arriving in AEW in November 2020, Jade Cargill has not so quietly established herself as one of the top stars in the company’s women’s division.
The Florida native currently boasts an undefeated record and holds the TBS Championship after winning a tournament to crown the inaugural champion in January.
It’s these accomplishments which have impressed fans and also seemingly caught the attention of Jim Cornette.
Speaking on a recent episode of his Jim Cornette’s Drive Thru podcast, the legendary manager ran down the list of AEW’s current champions. After breaking down why he was less than impressed by Hangman Adam Page’s run as AEW World Champion, Cornette praised Cargill for her presentation and acting like a World Champion.
“Ok who are the champions, Let’s see. “Hangman” Adam Page, I’m sorry, and I’ve met this guy in ROH 10 years ago when he was starting out. And I have mentioned before what great potential he had. That ought to be an omnibus one day, going from he’s got a ton of potential to oh sh*t, he hasn’t gotten any better, doesn’t have a tonne of personality and they made him the World Champion, and he ain’t ready for it.
But he ranks as the worst major promotion World Champion in history, not because of his work, but because of his aura, personality and the build to get him there. The fact that there’s 5 or 6 guys are more over than he is and he is the World Champion. How low can we go? It’s a failure.
[Co-host Brian Last asks if Jade Cargill is a better champion] Well she is undefeated, she is dominant, she looks great. She is still green but she is acting like a World Champion.
The Tag Team Champions are the 4th or 5h best in the company, FTR is obviously better, even The Hardly Boyz are more over. [Sammy Guevara] I mean Sammy is a better worker than Jade, but is he a better champion? Thunder Rosa is the Women’s Champion, but since Jade is the one on the roster with the big push, the big record and the constant television time, Jade Cargill as the TBS Champion is more important than the Women’s Champion Thunder Rosa. So yeah, the best AEW Champion is Jade Cargill.”
Jade Cargill was most recently in action on the April 29th episode of AEW Rampage where she teamed with her ‘Baddies’ Kiera Hogan and Red Velvet to defeat Willow Nightingale, Skye Blue and Trish Adora.
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