Matt Cardona: GCW Is The Third Biggest Promotion In The United States
GCW is bigger than all but two promotions in the United States, according to Matt Cardona.
Matt Cardona has wrestled in numerous big companies, including WWE, AEW and IMPACT Wrestling. But he believes that GCW is currently the third biggest wrestling promotion in the United States.
Speaking on the NotSam wrestling podcast, Cardona explained:
"I truly think GCW is the third big promotion in the United States. I don't think it's an indie. It doesn't just run in Jersey once or twice a month. It runs all over the country, all over the world, every single weekend. That's not an independent promotion in my opinion."
Without specifying which promotions he believes GCW to be smaller than, it can probably be assumed that he's referring to WWE and AEW.
Cardona also took a lot of credit for GCW's recent growth (while taking a possible jab at storyline-rival Jon Moxley) stating:
"I'm the reason GCW sold out the Hammerstein Ballroom. I will say that if I didn't go to GCW to have that Nick Gage deathmatch, that momentum would not have been started that led them to Hammerstein. That's a shoot. That's not me being a gimmick. That match trended number one over the Olympics, over UFC that night.
"Moxley comes in, he wins the title, doesn't do anything with it. He's never trending when he does the deathmatch stuff. I understand it's cool - 'Oh we have this AEW guy as the champ.' But he's not doing anything for the company. What did he do for the company?"
H/T to Wrestling Inc.