Lance Archer Addresses Tony Khan Saying Adam Page Is The Best AEW Champion So Far

Lance Archer addresses recent claims from All Elite Wrestling GM, Tony Khan, where he praises Hangman Page’s run as World Champion.

Lance Archer has yet to hold gold in AEW but he has taken many of the top singles stars to the limit including current World Champion, Adam Page, whom he faced in a Texas Death Match on a previous episode of Dynamite.

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Speaking on The Ten Count With NBC Boston, Archer addressed Khan's assessment of Hangman's reign, where he called him "the best champion" in AEW so far.

“You know, he owns the company. He runs the company. His word is gold," Archer said. "I think every single champion that this company has had from Chris Jericho being the inaugural champion to Jon Moxley to Kenny Omega, who’s the five-star match machine, and now you’ve got Hangman Page. Out of all of the names we just mentioned, he’s the name that was coming into his own. He’s made his name. He’s fought me, the matches he had with Bryan Danielson [that went an hour]. The matches he had with Cole, including another Texas Deathmatch. You can’t deny what Hangman Page has done and I think a lot of people didn’t expect it to go the way it’s gone.

"I think there have been several times where he’s stepped in the ring and they went ‘Okay, this is the time where Bryan Danielson wins or this is the time where Lance Archer wins or this is the time where Cole wins, especially the second time they fought,’" Archer continued. "He’s persevered through every single opponent. I think a lot of people are going ‘This is the time where CM Punk wins’ and I think there’s a good chance that Adam Page is going to surprise a lot of people: I think that’s why Tony [Khan] exclaims that he’s the greatest champion because he’s overcome a lot of people's expectations of what’s going to happen in the match that they’re watching. I think for him, that’s an amazing thing because that sets him on a pedestal that again, a lot of people didn’t think initially was going to be for him, but I guarantee he believed that, and now he’s making believers out of everybody, including the guy that owns the company."

Next for Hangman, he has the honor of giving CM Punk his first pay-per-view championship match since CM Punk faced The Rock at WWE Elimination Chamber 2013. You can check out the full card for AEW Double or Nothing at this link.

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