Mark Henry is ready to tighten the screws in AEW.
Henry signed with AEW at Double or Nothing, coming in to fill the role as an announcer on AEW Rampage and work in talent development. During his first AEW appearance on Dynamite, Henry noted that he was going to "turn the screws" in AEW.
What exactly does that mean?
"We have to work on the social media aspect of what's going out and what's being portrayed that you want to be an example of what people see. AEW is more brash and has more of an adult feel, but you have to counter-balance that. You have to do stuff in the community and with live events where you give back to the city and be an example instead of a problem," he said to Renee Paquette on Oral Sessions. "Wrestling-wise, I want to see less...I want everyone to watch the matches before them because there is a repetition thing. Someone will do a tope and the next match will have two topes and the next will have three. Stop trying to out-do what you saw before and find something else to do. Repetition is a pet peeve of mine and I feel you're not watching the product if you go do something and someone else did the same thing. I love the Bucks doing superkicks. Why are there three matches on the card where someone does a superkick before them? If that was me, I would be upset about it."
Henry's first appearance on Dynamite was interrupted by Vickie Guerrero, who introduced the debuting Andrade El Idolo.
According to Tony Schiavone, Henry was scheduled to speak at Double or Nothing, but the segment was cut short due to time. You can find Schiavone's full comments by clicking here.
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