AEW News: Cody Rhodes and Matt Jackson on launch, Merchandise, Behind the scenes name


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.

* 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.