Tony Khan: I Was Surprised By Goldberg's Comments About AEW, It Wasn't What He Said When He Wanted To Work Here

Tony Khan responds to Goldberg.

Goldberg made headlines recently when he spoke to 93.7 The Ticket and said the AEW product was "too cheesy" for him. Goldberg said he had spoken to Tony Khan in the past, but didn't provide further details.

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Speaking to Josh Martinez on Superstar Crossover, Tony Khan responded to Goldberg's comments.

"Bill wanted to work here. I met with Bill several times. Bill was looking to work here. It's funny because I had a bunch of really nice meetings with Bill and would have honestly been interested in doing something. I have a lot of respect for Bill. I was surprised by that because that certainly wasn't what he said to me when he was talking to me about working here at some point, which I've always been open to and I really like Bill. It's all about timing and we're doing a lot of exciting things right now. Sting just finished up and went out on his own terms doing things he liked and felt strongly about. I know Sting and Bill are good friends. I really like Bill and have respect for him. When I saw that, Bill has talked to me about working here, so I don't think he had any problem with any of that content and anyone who saw Sting's send off has had positive things to say. I'm not sure what that was about, but I do respect Bill and I like him very much. I wish him the best and God bless him. He's a great name in wrestling. I love what we do in AEW, and he's entitled to his opinions. Certainly, when I talked to him in-person, several times, in-person and in Zoom and phone calls, we've had very nice conversations, and he hasn't said that. It's good to know that's how he feels and maybe that's an opinion he holds now, but certainly in our past conversations he's always been a positive and nice guy," said Khan.

That settles that.

Goldberg has said that he's put the possibility of a retirement match on pause for the time being. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

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