MJF: Tony Khan Is Thanking Me Because I Am One Of The Biggest Ratings Draws In The Entire Business

MJF has no problem bragging about his drawing ability.

MJF is set to return home on Wednesday AEW coming to Long Island and MJF will be a big part of the program. He is currently engaged in a feud with CM Punk and he will take part in the Dynamite Diamond Battle Royale.

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Speaking to Peter Schwartz on Schwartz On Sports, MJF explained why Tony Khan thanks him for the house.

"Tony Khan is appreciative of me and what I've been able to do for this business. These are facts. Facts don't care about your feelings. I am one of the biggest rating draws, on average, per-minute, when I am out there, in the entire business. In the entire business! No matter what promotion you're talking about. That's me, and I've only been on worldwide television for two years. So no, I'm not thanking Tony Khan, Tony Khan is thanking me because I am the draw of draws. Quite franking, the reason that is happening is because unlike everyone else in my industry and sport and business, I'm not phony. I'm not playing a part or playing a role. I am Maxwell Jacob Friedman 24/7, 365 and that's why I fell in love with wrestling because wrestling was real and is real and it is real when you have a guy like me on your TV screen," said MJF.

Tickets have sold well for AEW's debut in Long Island at the UBS Arena as Dynamite will outdraw WWE Raw, which was held in the same arena on November 29.

When it was mentioned that AEW is drawing better than WWE in Long Island, MJF replied, "Let's not talk bad about them. I might go there in 2024. Here are the facts, I'm a businessman, the last thing I'm going to do is say anything negative about any wrestling promotion because Lord knows they're going to offer me a lot of money when my contract is up. That's one. Two, the fact is this, to my knowledge, we have sold high [8,000] or low [9,000]. There are limited seats available. If you love professional wrestling, if you don't you're an idiot, there is no reason you shouldn't be there or you can't grab your small child and bring them to the show to see Maxwell Jacob Friedman, the kid who followed his dreams and made them happen. Not a lot of people can say that, but I can. I am not only a perfect representative for your children, but I am a perfect representative for you. I know you hate your 9 to 5 job and your ugly wife. If you watch me in the ring, you get a taste of what greatness is. You'll be thanking me for that 100 times over."

Elsewhere during the interview, MJF discussed how he got into wrestling and knowing he could beat The Undertaker. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

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