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Jinder Mahal Opens Up About Social Media Clash with AEW’s Tony Khan

One Big Thing

Former WWE star Jinder Mahal has finally spoken out about the controversial social media exchange with AEW CEO Tony Khan, following a tweet that stirred significant conversation within the wrestling community.

Main Points

  • Tony Khan criticized Mahal’s WWE title opportunity on Twitter, highlighting what he saw as a “double standard” in wrestling.
  • In a candid interview with Chris Van Vliet, Mahal shared his reaction and the unexpected support he received.
  • Mahal’s response to Khan’s tweet, though quickly deleted, was a sharp “Who tf is Hook?” followed by a promo for WWE’s Monday Night RAW.
  • The incident occurred just before Mahal was one of several wrestlers released from WWE.

Why It Matters

This incident not only sheds light on the competitive nature and behind-the-scenes dynamics of professional wrestling but also exemplifies the impact of social media interactions between prominent figures in the industry. Mahal’s openness about the support he received following the tweet reflects a solidarity among wrestlers that often goes unnoticed by the public.


“Thank you Tony! You made that match with Seth more interesting. People actually thought I was gonna win it just to spite Tony,” Mahal expressed, highlighting the twist the social media spat added to his WWE storyline.

Looking Ahead

As the wrestling world continues to evolve, incidents like these underscore the changing landscape where social media can significantly affect storylines, perceptions, and even the careers of professional wrestlers.

What are your thoughts on how social media beefs are influencing wrestling storylines and characters? Let us know in the comments!

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