Tony Khan Comments On New “Disturbing” WWE Allegations

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AEW President Tony Khan has continued his recent criticism of WWE and revealed details of alleged attempts to tamper with contracts of AEW talent.

Tony Khan describes alleged tampering attempts as ‘very disturbing’

The lifelong wrestling fan and businessman launched AEW in 2019 and it has since risen to become a viable alternative to WWE programming with stars such as Chris Jericho, Jon Moxley and Bryan Danielson all making the switch to the new brand.

It is clear, however, that Khan is unhappy with the actions of WWE and he did not hold back when interviewed on the subject.

Speaking on a recent edition of The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz the 40 year old, who also serves as General Manager and Executive Producer of the Florida based promotion, raised suggestions that the rival promotion

I can’t really comment on what their (WWE) internal struggles, internal strife’s are because I don’t work there and I’m not there. I can only speak to the challenges we’ve had and I got a lot of wrestlers come to me and allege that WWE reached out to them to tamper with their contracts and ask them to break their contracts. I can’t confirm that specifically. I can only tell you what the wrestlers have come to me and said. But I’ve had multiple wrestlers and staff report that to me. It was very disturbing, and I’ve had to go out and try to put on good shows despite this alleged tampering, stuff like that. But frankly, I don’t think it’s stopped us because the quality of the product and the quality of the shows is at an all-time high right now.

It is the latest in a series of allegations from Khan, who also claimed that WWE were out to hurt relationships between AEW and their business partners.

H/T to POST Wrestling for the above transcription