Many in the industry have reacted to Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland’s shocking AEW Tag Title win.
Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland became new AEW Tag Team Championships at Fyter Fest: Part 1. Both men wrestled in multiple promotions before coming together in AEW.
The duo’s championship victory sent shockwaves across the industry, with many wrestlers congratulating them after their big win. Perhaps the funniest reaction came from Cedric Alexander, who claimed on Twitter to have jumped out of his chair after seeing the two men win the gold.
My actual reaction: pic.twitter.com/vNa4nI1lJK
— PRIME Alexander (@CedricAlexander) July 14, 2022
Others who congratulated the two included Stokely Hathaway and AEW President Tony Khan, both of who shared a photo of them with the new champs on their social media.
Congratulations to the NEW @allelitewrestling World Tag Team Champions @swerveconfident & @RealKeithLee, Swerve In Our Glory!
Thank you everyone who watched #AEWDynamite on TBS for a great #FyterFest Night 1 tonight!
If you missed it, you can still catch it on @TBSnetwork West!
— Tony Khan (@TonyKhan) July 14, 2022
— BIG STOKE (@StokelyHathaway) July 14, 2022
Lee’s wife Mia Yim also reacted to her husband’s title win with a genuine post on Twitter.
LETS FUCKIN GOOOOO THATS MY HUSBAND!!!! #AndNew #SwerveInOurGlory!!! @RealKeithLee 💙💙💙you iight @swerveconfident
— The HBIC (@MiaYim) July 14, 2022
After his title win with Strickland, Lee cut a passionate promo where he dedicated his success to a friend battling stage 4 cancer. The former NXT Champion posted a cryptic message referencing what was going on with his friend before Fyter Fest. Now that Lee and Strickland are tag champs, it’ll be interesting to see where their journey goes from here.