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Everything went so fast. When celebrity wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer said he did not believe that anyone but WWE could sell out a 1
Cody Rhodes – son of wrestling legend Dusty Rhodes and brother of superstar Goldust – decided in 2016, shortly after his wife left, to end the relationship with WWE, and both entered the wrestling world outside the reach of McMahon. Family For companies like ROH, Impact Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling and more. Now, Cody is executive vice president of AEW with Matthew and Nicholas Massie (aka The Young Bucks), while Brandi also serves as the company's chief brand officer.
Supported by President and CEO Tony Khan Co-owner of the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars, AEW's goal is to be inclusive for both wrestlers and fans, and it's hoping for it Opening up new opportunities to women across the industry – even those who are "beyond their prime" in wrestling.
"All elite wrestling is the new alternative in professional wrestling business," said Brandi Rhodes . "For a long time now, there has only been one force that drives the wrestling industry and the people behind it – all the elites really wanted to offer only an alternative to people looking for something different, and we offer some of the best talent in the world – male and female. "
Rhodes wants to go home what wrestling is all about Wrestlers come as they are, and fans do the same The company has recently come up with culture eCity, an event company focused on making all major public events and arenas sensational. KultureCity targets people with autism, PTSD, severe anxiety, recent stroke victims, and people disturbed by loud noises, bright lights, and things that Rhodes sometimes takes for granted. "It can really disappoint a person's ability to enjoy an event," she said. KultureCity offers sensory spaces into which people can retreat when there is a situation. When a form of sensory overload occurs, they can retreat into these spaces and be properly looked after by trained personnel. Then you can retire and enjoy the event instead of leaving.
Women will definitely play a bigger role in AEW Both in front of the camera as well as behind the scenes: you do not have to worry about what will happen to them in 10 years (or more), or if they hurt themselves and can not jump in the ring to Rhodes: "For wrestlers it is always a thin line, because every sport has its age limits, but when it comes to women, we seem to reach those age limits faster, "Rhodes said in the pro-wrestling industry, is always considered a short-lived choice, and There are very few ways to continue a career in wrestling if you are a wrestler or a wrestler. " Rhodes said women in the AEW will have the opportunity, long after their best careers in the industry u stay. "What All Elite Wrestling does is it just creates more opportunities for women, we're obviously a growing organization, and we plan to be there for a long time to come – there will only be many more opportunities for these women to keep going To be in the industry they love, and most of us do not want to reject it at some point. "
In the months when All Elite came together, Brandi and Cody were already developing theirs AEW community with wrestlers like Kenny Omega, The Young Bucks, Hangman Adam Page and WWE album Chris Jericho. And the signature does not stop there: The company reveals new talents on two YouTube channels every week: Being the Elite, which is more comedic and enters the storylines of wrestlers, and The Road to Double or Nothing, which presents Wrestler's personal life and travel.
Rhodes is looking forward to the next wrestling trip. As the Chief Brand Officer, she is committed to community outreach, marketing and partnerships with peers, ensuring her mission is always focused on a diverse, inclusive wrestling alternative. And when it comes to in-ring action, she's also working hard for AEW's first live broadcast Double or Nothing .
"This is the first opening event for AEW," Rhodes said. "It's really hard, because so much of the identity of AEW is shown, people will be looking forward to the best wrestling they've ever seen – male and female games: they're introduced to many brand-new talents You may have never seen them before, you will see that many of their favorites are truly a great portrayal of what to offer come with this company. "
On May 25, AEW broadcasts its first live event , Double or Nothing, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.