AEW Wrestler Garners Heat For Social Media Conduct

An AEW wrestler has heat, but not for anything within the company.

Several AEW wrestlers at this week's set of tapings told us that Anthony Ogogo's comments towards Jonathan Gresham weren't looked upon favorably by them, especially considering Jonathan Gresham and Jordynne Grace made it clear they weren't participating in an angle. One wrestler told us that they don't believe Ogogo was genuine in the comments, and believe he was trying to work an angle with a hot soon-to-be-free-agent talent, but by the time Gresham made it clear it wasn't a work, Ogogo was too far in to take his foot off the gas pedal.

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It wasn't made clear if anyone within the company had spoken to Ogogo directly about it, and the heat wasn't said to be substantial. Most that Fightful spoke to indicated that Gresham is well respected across wrestling, and should have been given a heads up if he was going to be involved in someone else's work. There were others that we spoke with that said they prefer not to be clued in on social media "works" so they can create and give genuine reactions and responses.

Those that we spoke to don't believe this is anything that can't be fixed, recovered, or forgotten about, but most that knew Gresham personally assume he'll just handle it interpersonally.

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