Swerve Strickland Responds To Grayson Waller: Let’s Be Real, AEW Is The Best Wrestling In The World

Swerve Strickland responds to Grayson Waller.

On Wednesday, April 17, Grayson Waller said that he was excited to bring good wrestling back to Jacksonville for the first time in years while promoting an upcoming episode of SmackDown in the city. This was a subtle shot at AEW, as the promotion frequently hosts events in Jacksonville due to the fact that the Khan family owns the city's NFL team, the Jaguars.

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While speaking to News4Jax for a new interview, AEW's Swerve Strickland responded to Waller.

“Obviously [it was a shot at AEW]. I love the subtleties. This person that said that, congratulations on their championship gold. Amazing. You were awesome when you were watching me in the seats when I was being a champion over where you were as well. Happy to see where you progressed to, but let’s be real, we are the best wrestling. Not just in Jacksonville, but anywhere. In the world. I stand on business on that.”

This comment references Strickland's time in NXT, where he was the NXT North American Champion. At that time, Waller had just started with WWE and was primarily competing on 205 Live.

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