AEW President Tony Khan gives WWE advice on how to deal with the rain

AEW President Tony Khan gives WWE advice on how to deal with the rain. Wrestlemania 37 suffered over 30 minutes of delay due to bad weather.

Wrestlemania 37 did not have the best of starts with rain taking over 30 minutes. The WWE worked their way around the inclement weather with several superstars cutting promos backstage. The weather eventually cleared up for the event to take place and the show went underway.

Also read: AJ Styles crowned Grand Slam Champion following victory over New Day at Wrestlemania 37

Tony Khan, who owns AEW, appeared to give advice to the WWE recalling how rain once affected one of their shows. He disclosed what he did later on to prevent potential injuries to his wrestlers. With no context, it seems that this was aimed at the WWE. Khan did add later that he wasn’t trolling.

AEW President Tony Khan gives WWE advice on how to deal with the rain

“On Wednesday Nov. 11, sideways rain was blowing in, our elevated ring wasn’t affected but I felt the ringside mats were slippery & unsafe. 10 minutes to showtime I had a lightbulb idea to lay down carpet at ringside & remembered we had a Red Carpet. It totally solved the problem.”

“The crew chopped up the red carpet and were still laying it down at 8:02pm as the Live show started. The first match was Brian Cage vs. Matt Sydal. I asked Taz to go out and do an opening promo and stretch so we could shoot him close-up while the crew was putting the carpet down.”

“Also I’m not trolling anyone, I just think it’s a safe approach that I thought would be worth mentioning. It occurred to me last minute too, and it would’ve tremendously affected the matches that night if I hadn’t done it, + it potentially prevented some injuries from occurring.”


A clip has emerged showing Mandy Rose slipping during her enterance for her match at Wrestlemania.


Fortunately for the WWE, the Mandy Rose incident is the most that has happened with their wrestlers yet and no one has been hurt or injured so far.

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