Connect with us

AEW

Sting Explains His Relationship with Tony Khan, How He Joined AEW

Published

on

Sting and Tony Khan AEW

WWE Hall of Famer Sting has spoken about how he first met All Elite Wrestling (AEW) President and CEO Tony Khan and signed with the promotion.

 

When Sting made his debut a few weeks ago, it was confirmed that he had signed a full-time multi-year contract, but his role hasn’t actually been made clear yet.

Sting and Tony Khan

Wrestling legend Sting rocked the wrestling world at AEW’s Winter is Coming special when he made his AEW debut. Sting appeared recently on the AEW Unrestricted podcast where he talked about his debut with Tony Schiavone and Aubrey Edwards, revealing that he knew Tony Khan long before AEW.

“Well, you know, it all started, actually, if we go way back, well, five years I got a call from Tony Khan five years ago or so, maybe even more,” said Sting. “And I didn’t know who he was. And he says, hey, you know, my name is Tony Khan, blah, blah, blah. He mentioned the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Wrestling legend Sting, makes shocking debut with AEW

And I thought, who is it? So I did my research and found out there is a Tony Khan and a Shad Khan. I ended up calling him back and he wanted me to sign a baseball bat and he wanted to present it to the team at the time and all that.

That’s a whole nother side story that we’ll talk about another time. But anyway, so I met Tony long before AEW, long before any of that ever happened.

And then my son, my second oldest son, actually tried out with the Jaguars. He tried out with four different teams, the Jaguars being one of them. And so there’s some history there with Tony.

Sting WWE Transformation

Sting Character Transformation

“But he called me again about, oh, maybe a year ago or so,” Sting continued. “He didn’t call me. He sent a text. And I’m still with WWE, so I gotta be careful how I handle all this kinda stuff.

And so, I just kept it superficial and that was that. And oh, man, I’d say two months ago or so, somewhere around there, I reached out and I said, hey, are you still willing to talk? And he said, ‘yeah.’ So here we are.”

WWE and AEW on Sting

AEW fans sure do seem to appreciate the Stinger, so The Chadster is glad he found a home there, even if it did cause me great mental distress to see AEW kill WWE in the ratings for a few weeks thanks to the Sting bump.

If you haven’t already, give Sting’s appearance on AEW Unrestricted a listen. In addition to all his thoughts on AEW that we’ll be mining for clickbait articles over the next few days, Sting also looks back at his career, getting into pro wrestling with The Ultimate Warrior, working with Ric Flair, going through the Monday Night Wars, losing WCW, joining TNA, and getting his WrestleMania moment in WWE.




News Plus3 months ago

Billie Kay Dating & Sleeping With WWE “god” —See Relationship Photos…

Bruce Prichard Addresses Rumor That He Slept With Stephanie McMahon
HOME4 months ago

PHOTOS: New Information Surfaces that Bruce Prichard and Stephanie McMahon slept together

Stephanie McMahon WWE
HOME3 months ago

Stephanie McMahon Fires WWE Superstar following act of disobedience and insubordination

Paige WWE star
HOME2 years ago

Paige Reportedly Dating & Sleeping With WWE Celebrity — See Relationship Photos….

Lacey Evans WWE woman Star
HOME9 months ago

Lacey Evans announces she’s Dating & Sleeping With WWE “god” — Lacey Evans NOW in Relationship

WWe Star Nia Jax
News Plus3 months ago

WWE Star Nia Jax Reportedly Dating & Sleeping With WWE Idol — See Relationship Photos…

WWE Woman Star Asuka
HOME2 years ago

New Boyfriend : WWE Star Asuka Is No Longer Single — See Who Asuka Is Now Dating…

Nia Jax Swimsuit selfie
News Plus2 years ago

Nia Jax Shows Off Tummy While Posing At Swimming Pool — See Nia Jax Swimming Photos…

Ultimate Warrior
WWE4 months ago

Video Of Ultimate Warrior Cursing At Kids Goes Viral: Ultimate Warrior was a “phony hero”

WWe Star Nia Jax
HOME5 months ago

Nia Jax Publicizes She’s NOW DATING WWE Celebrity — See Relationship Photos…

lacey Evans beautiful photo on red
News Plus7 months ago

Is Lacey Evans Divorcing Her Husband? — Lacey Evans sent a Super Flirty Message on Twitter & It Caused Quite the Stir

Lacey Evans and Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch
HOME8 months ago

WWE’s Lacey Evans claims pregnancy for Seth Rollin — Seth Rollins the father of Lacey Evans’ next child

Lacey Evans
HOME7 months ago

Lacey Evans announces she’s Dating & Sleeping With WWE “gods” — See Lacey Evans Relationship Photos…

Stephanie McMahon Levesque wife of Triple H
Entertainment7 months ago

PHOTOS: New Information Surfaces that Bruce Prichard slept with Stephanie McMahon

Dusty Rhodes
HOME5 months ago

NWA legend says, “Dusty Rhodes doesn’t deserve the high praise that he gets… says Dusty Rhodes doesn’t worth much”

News Plus3 months ago

Billie Kay Dating & Sleeping With WWE “god” —See Relationship Photos…

Bruce Prichard Addresses Rumor That He Slept With Stephanie McMahon
HOME4 months ago

PHOTOS: New Information Surfaces that Bruce Prichard and Stephanie McMahon slept together

Stephanie McMahon WWE
HOME3 months ago

Stephanie McMahon Fires WWE Superstar following act of disobedience and insubordination

Paige WWE star
HOME2 years ago

Paige Reportedly Dating & Sleeping With WWE Celebrity — See Relationship Photos….

Lacey Evans WWE woman Star
HOME9 months ago

Lacey Evans announces she’s Dating & Sleeping With WWE “god” — Lacey Evans NOW in Relationship

WWe Star Nia Jax
News Plus3 months ago

WWE Star Nia Jax Reportedly Dating & Sleeping With WWE Idol — See Relationship Photos…

WWE Woman Star Asuka
HOME2 years ago

New Boyfriend : WWE Star Asuka Is No Longer Single — See Who Asuka Is Now Dating…

Nia Jax Swimsuit selfie
News Plus2 years ago

Nia Jax Shows Off Tummy While Posing At Swimming Pool — See Nia Jax Swimming Photos…

Ultimate Warrior
WWE4 months ago

Video Of Ultimate Warrior Cursing At Kids Goes Viral: Ultimate Warrior was a “phony hero”

WWe Star Nia Jax
HOME5 months ago

Nia Jax Publicizes She’s NOW DATING WWE Celebrity — See Relationship Photos…

lacey Evans beautiful photo on red
News Plus7 months ago

Is Lacey Evans Divorcing Her Husband? — Lacey Evans sent a Super Flirty Message on Twitter & It Caused Quite the Stir

Lacey Evans and Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch
HOME8 months ago

WWE’s Lacey Evans claims pregnancy for Seth Rollin — Seth Rollins the father of Lacey Evans’ next child

Lacey Evans
HOME7 months ago

Lacey Evans announces she’s Dating & Sleeping With WWE “gods” — See Lacey Evans Relationship Photos…

Stephanie McMahon Levesque wife of Triple H
Entertainment7 months ago

PHOTOS: New Information Surfaces that Bruce Prichard slept with Stephanie McMahon

Dusty Rhodes
HOME5 months ago

NWA legend says, “Dusty Rhodes doesn’t deserve the high praise that he gets… says Dusty Rhodes doesn’t worth much”




Trending