Bully Ray Discusses Why AEW Has Been A Success; Compares It To Facebook

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Following Double Or Nothing’s incredible 4 minute sellout, Bully Ray gave his opinions on the promotion during the latest Busted Open Radio show. Below are some highlights with a H/T to WrestlingInc.com for the transcriptions.

On AEW being cool:

“The guys are doing something different. They’re doing something cool. They’re doing something special,” Bully said. “I’m gonna put a lot of emphasis on the word, ‘cool.’ Cody, The Bucks, [Chris] Jericho], and Kenny [Omega]—everybody there associated there has a coolness factor attached to them. I always said that ECW was the ‘Napster’ of pro wrestling business. I believe that AEW is the ‘Facebook’ of the pro wrestling business, right now.”

AEW being the Facebook of wrestling:

“When Facebook first was invented, one of the guys within Facebook wanted to do advertising on Facebook,” Bully continued. “And they decided not to because—they don’t even know what they had with Facebook, yet, they just knew have something cool. I don’t know if AEW even knows what they have yet. It’s just cool. You can tell how cool it is by how quickly All In sold out. You can tell how cool it is by how great of an event All In was. You can tell how cool it is when people show up to a ticket release party. You can tell how cool it is when they sell out 14,000 seats in four minutes. To me, that’s cool.”