Some news and notes following Tuesday’s announcement on the launch of AEW.
* Cody Rhodes and Matt Jackson of The Young Bucks both issued tweets about the official launch of All Elite Wrestling, with Cody confirming an Executive Vice President role.
— Cody Rhodes (@CodyRhodes) January 2, 2019
Thank you for making the decision to do this a no-brainer. We cannot do it without you. #AllEliteWrestling
— The Young Bucks (@MattJackson13) January 1, 2019
* Pro Wrestling Tees has already launched AEW merchandise online.
* As reported earlier, AEW will be holding a rally next Tuesday in Jacksonville in front of the West Club at TIAA Bank Field. WWE will be holding a Smackdown Live taping just down the road at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.
* BJ Whitmer, who recently left a backstage role with ROH, tweeted out a photo of the AEW logo shortly after the announcement. He’s believed to have a behind the scenes role.
— BJ Whitmer (@BJ_Whitmer) January 1, 2019