Booker-T has said in the latest edition of the Hall of Fame podcast that if he had to start a wrestling company, AJ Styles would be the star of the show to get people invested in it.
Two Times WWE Hall of Famer was discussing the arrival of Big Show Paul Wight in AEW. The discussion moved towards whether AEW is falling into the same pit by hiring many ex-WWE guys and not concentrating on the already existing talent.
Booker-T said that AEW has learned lessons from WCW and is using former WWE stars in a much better way. Booker also went into details on how WCW was just signing any ex-WWE wrestlers irrespective of their status.
Booker-T cited the examples of Lenny Poffo, Horace Hogan and others as the examples for WCW wrestlers with big contracts and not using them. Booker also believes that AEW President Tony Khan is not going that route, and will WWE veterans more in a mentor’s role.
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