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The Return Of MJF To AEW TV Has Been Announced 

So far, the big story of Tuesday is AEW star MJF’s move to Hollywood. Today, The Salt of the Earth declared his first major film role as Lance Von Erich, the kayfabe Von Erich brother, in The Iron Claw, a biopic of the famous wrestling family. But, at the end of the day, MJF remains a wrestler, and wrestling fans can expect to see him on a wrestling event this week.

AEW made the following official statement about MJF’s status for tomorrow’s AEW Dynamite earlier this afternoon on Twitter. TOMORROW on AEW Dynamite, we’ll know from MJF, the #1 contestant challenging Jon Moxley for AEW World Title at Full Gear, for the very first time since being attacked by Stokely Hathaway and The Firm! The tweet stated.

According to AEW, that attack happened two weeks ago on Dynamite, after MJF confronted Hathaway and The Firm while they were attacking Moxley, despite his warnings, and proceeded to fire his stable on retainer. MJF would eventually die as a result of the attack, which was punctuated by W. Morrissey slams MJF into the timekeeper’s desk. Among his former associates’ betrayal, his latest film role, and his forthcoming title match with Moxley on November 19 at Full Gear.

Why MJF joined WWE?

MJF will have plenty to talk about on tomorrow’s Dynamite. The show will air from Boston, Massachusetts at 8 p.m. EST on TBS. Over the last three years or so, MJF has made more on-air references to WWE than any other AEW wrestler, whether it’s mentioning Bruce Prichard, Triple H, Cody Rhodes, and even Vince McMahon in various promos and segments. MJF, for example, made reference to Triple H as the greatest of all time and jolly old St. Nick Khan as the only Khan that matters in professional wrestling on last week’s AEW Dynamite, the latter being a reference to WWE Co-CEO Nick Khan.

During the same promo, MJ stated unequivocally that he intends to use the AEW World Title, which he earned by winning the Casino Ladder Match at the All Out pay-per-view, as a bargaining chip in the 2024 bidding war, threatening to hand over AEW’s top prize to a real wrestling company with true fans and real wrestlers. MJF would indeed mention the American Roller-Code-Ster being in WWE as one of the reasons he decided to join WWE. 


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