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WWE Stars Show Support for Swerve Strickland’s AEW World Championship Victory

One Big Thing

Swerve Strickland conquers the AEW World Championship, marking a historic win and receiving a wave of support from WWE stars.

Key Reactions

  • Joe Gacy of NXT applauded Strickland with a heartfelt “Swerve ❤️”
  • Kofi Kingston, the former WWE Champion, expressed his excitement with a succinct “SWERVE!”
  • Cedric Alexander extended his congratulations, tweeting, “Congratulations @swerveconfident”

Why It Matters

Strickland’s victory is significant not only for his career but also as a milestone:

  • He is the first black AEW World Champion.
  • This marks the end of Samoa Joe’s 113-day reign as champion.
  • Strickland is now the eighth wrestler to hold the AEW World Championship title, joining the ranks of notable wrestlers such as Chris Jericho and Kenny Omega.

Looking Forward

Strickland’s triumph sets the stage for future AEW events and potentially new rivalries. Another title match at AEW Double or Nothing has also been confirmed, promising more thrilling action to come.

Wrestlers across organizations continue to show support for one another, highlighting the camaraderie in professional wrestling. This incident underscores the respect wrestlers have for significant achievements, regardless of company affiliation.

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