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Tony Khan on CM Punk, The Elite, Saraya, More | AEW Full Gear Pre-Show Media Briefing

A rundown of the Tony Khan media call ahead of AEW Full Gear.

- Tony Khan tells @JonAlba he won't comment on the investigation related to the Elite. He thinks Elite and Death Triangle are the two best trios in AEW history.

- Tony Khan reiterates that AEW Full Gear is traditionally a Saturday PPV, as he doesn't want to go against NFL on Sundays considering his ownership in the Jaguars.

- Tony Khan says there have been millions of dollars saved by routing events in between the northeast through a lot of this year, which is why there have been so many events in that region.

- Tony Khan claims that Ricky Starks actually wasn't cleared last week, and they had to move the match with Archer to this week. The winner of Archer vs. Starks will wrestle on Zero Hour against Brian Cage. The finals against Ethan Page are now next Wednesday on Dynamite

- Tony Khan tells noted Dirt Sheet Writer @WilliamRBR they have considered promoting Toni Storm to undisputed champion. He wants to give Thunder Rosa the opportunity to come back, but will see how things go.

- Tony Khan says that a common thread on AEW Full Gear is AEW originals against some new names. He says Dr. @RealBrittBaker DMD is a homegrown star against one of the most recognizable faces and known stories in pro wrestling in @Saraya.

- Tony Khan tells @BR_Doctor that he finds he gets to spend more time with talent at the AEW Dark tapings, and he came to know and like AR Fox there.

- Tony Khan tells @davemeltzerWON that Chris Jericho helped make the connection to Martha Hart, and they'll continue the Owen Hart Tournament tradition.

- Tony Khan tells @BrandonThurston that he has positive things to say about CM Punk's contributions on screen but won't comment beyond that. He said he understand and appreciates why he has to ask.

- Tony Khan credits Tony Schiavone with coming up with some of the Nyla Rose/Jade Cargill title stealing story.

- Tony Khan says that he does the booking and makes the final decisions, but solicits ideas from staff and wrestlers. Tony Khan says he'll probably only use less than half of the ideas he hears every week because of time limitations. He says he has smart people to bounce things off of.

- Tony Khan tells @davidbix they'll see where they are with ROH and a TV deal at the end of the year.

- Tony Khan tells me that @Saraya was confident she would get cleared and felt good. In the event that they didn't, they had a lot of ideas, and she would have been a great ambassador for AEW.

- Tony Khan tells @Nick_Hausman that he did not know what CM Punk was going to say, and wouldn't comment much beyond that. He pivoted to talking about Swerve and Keith Lee after

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