Scott D'Amore Addresses Criticism Of IMPACT-AEW Working Relationship
IMPACT and AEW embarked on a working relationship in late 2020 to some criticism from fans
When Kenny Omega and Don Callis swindled Jon Moxley to gain the AEW World Championship and made their way to IMPACT Wrestling in 2020, the wrestling world got excited about the burgeoning crossover between the two companies.
Omega went on to win the IMPACT World Championship, and several AEW talents appeared on IMPACT TV, but many thought the relationship served AEW far better than it did IMPACT. Now AEW VP Scott D'Amore has addressed criticism of the relationship, saying the following on Josh Nason’s Punch Out:
"We had our ups and downs and we felt our way through a lot of things, and that always happens. I know some of our fanbase was frustrated at times as we got to it, but to me, to culminate in a guy like Christian Cage, who is as IMPACT Wrestling as IMPACT can be, a guy who has always said coming to IMPACT Wrestling is where he was allowed to make his bones and become a world champion and prove that he could be the guy, to have his return here to basically be the passing of the torch to Josh Alexander, to me, was a great culmination," said D’Amore.