Jim Cornette has claimed that Sammy Guevara could make it to the top of AEW if he made a few tweaks to his presentation and was given a coherent push.
The Spanish God is due to challenge for the AEW World Championship at Double or Nothing when he competes in a Four-Way Match against champion MJF, Jungle Boy, and Darby Allin.
While the match is a fresh main event, and features a number of ‘AEW originals,’ the build-up has been criticised by fans and those within the industry. Many feel that none of MJF’s challengers really feel like a threat, and haven’t been presented as stars even close to his level. This has led to the build lacking spark and a general feeling of apathy around the match.
During a recent episode of his podcast, The Jim Cornette Experience, the legendary manager turned podcaster, said that while Sammy Guevara has a lot of potential, he’s never been presented as a legitimate contender.
“Sammy Guevara is a good talent, and has a lot of potential, and the way he’s been presented at this stage in his career he’s not a legitimate, serious challenger for a major company world title,” Cornette said.
“He needs some age, some experience, and a coherent push. He has none of those right now. Age means size, getting bigger, gaining weight, f***ing getting in a gym. I don’t know, maybe scruff up like [Austin] Theory did. Get a couple of wrinkles. He just needs to be more taken seriously visually.”
Jim Cornette Less Of A Fan Of Jungle Boy
While Jim Cornette might think Sammy Guevara has talent and potential, he was recently much less forgiving when discussing “Jungle Boy” Jack Perry. The veteran said that Jungle Boy is a “clown,” adding that a poor attitude is negatively affecting his performance.
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