Kingston recently sat down with Chris Mueller of Bleacher Report discuss all things AEW. Asked to name the future of AEW, Kingston described how he disliked MJF, but knows that the young star will be the future of the company.
“I don’t like a kid,” Eddie Kingston said. “What’s his name? MJF? He’s ** h ** e. He hasn’t messed with me yet. I’ve known him for a very long time and he knows how I am. I’ll answer to the devil. He’s definitely the future of AEW.”
Eddie Kingston says MJF and Jungle Boy are the future of AEW
In addition to the MJF, Eddie Kingston also named Jungle Boy, The Varsity Blonds and others as the future of All Elite Wrestling. He pointed to Wheeler Yuti and members of The Dark Order as other competitors they would watch.
“Everyone knows Jungle Boy is the future of business,” Eddie Kingston said. “[Wheeler] Yuta just came in. I’ve known him for a minute. Brian Pillman Jr., of course, and his partner Griff [Garrison]. A lot of guys from the Dark Order are the future, especially AEW. “
Eddie Kingston explained that, as a locker room veteran, younger talent often comes to him for advice. Although he offers his opinion to anyone who wants it, Kingston said he likes to steer people toward legends Arn Anderson or Tully Blanchard, who have decades of experience in the business.
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