Keith Mitchell's career is coming to an end.
Tony Khan announced that AEW New Year's Smash on December 29 will be producer Keith Mitchell's final show.
Mitchell has been in the business for 40 year and has worked for World Class, WCW, IMPACT Wrestling, and AEW. Mitchell has been the head of AEW production since 2019, leaving IMPACT to take the position.
Tonight’s the last #AEWDynamite ever on TNT & this event New Year’s Smash is very special as this will be the final wrestling event produced by the great Keith Mitchell in his amazing 40 year career spanning World Class/WCW/Impact/@AEW. Let’s make Keith’s retirement show a Smash! pic.twitter.com/u4hLiEXPWi— Tony Khan (@TonyKhan) December 29, 2021
Here is the current lineup for AEW New Year's Smash:
AEW Dynamite: New Year's Smash (12/29)
- Adam Cole, Bobby Fish, & Kyle O'Reilly vs. Orange Cassidy & Best Friends
- TBS Championship Tournament Semi-Final: Jade Cargill vs. Thunder Rosa
- Eddie Kingston & Santana & Ortiz vs. 2point0 & Daniel Garcia
- Jim Ross Returns To The Commentary Booth
- The Lucha Bros (Rey Fenix & Penta El Zero M), Jurassic Express (Luchasaurus & Jungle Boy), & Christian Cage vs. FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler), Private Party (Marq Quen & Isiah Kassidy) & Matt Hardy
- CM Punk speaks
Fightful will have live coverage of AEW New Year's Smash beginning at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday.