Matt Jackson Addresses Wheeler Allegations; Affects AEW All In Match vs. FTR

Wrestling's real-life drama unfolds ahead of pivotal bout.

by Atia Mukhtar
Matt Jackson Addresses Wheeler Allegations; Affects AEW All In Match vs. FTR
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In the tumultuous world of professional wrestling, real-life events often blur the line between fiction and reality. Recently, Cash Wheeler, one-half of the renowned tag team FTR, found himself embroiled in a legal matter that threatened to overshadow one of the most anticipated wrestling events of the year.

Matt Jackson, a pivotal figure in All Elite Wrestling (AEW) not only as a performer but also as one of its executive vice presidents, recently addressed concerns surrounding Wheeler. This comes after Cash Wheeler's arrest in Orlando, Florida, last week.

The charges? Aggravated assault with a firearm, tied to a reported road rage incident on July 27th. The arrest stirred considerable apprehension among fans, leading to speculations about the fate of the third and final match in the trilogy between The Young Bucks and FTR at AEW's All In event.

This isn't just any match; it's set to happen at Wembley Stadium in London, a historic venue boasting of the largest paid audience. More than just pride, the AEW Tag Team Titles hang in the balance.

Matt Jackson Addresses Pre-Match Distractions

In an interview with Sports Illustrated prior to the event, Jackson expressed his feelings on the unexpected twists leading up to their bout.

"Any time distractions happen beyond your control, it's a bit frustrating. But we have a task at hand, and we plan on delivering," he asserted. Fortunately for fans and both teams involved, Wheeler's legal predicaments haven't placed restrictions on his travel.

This ensures his presence at the match, much to the relief of many. Tony Khan, the man at the helm of AEW, addressed the issue during the All In media call. Describing the entire situation as "very inconclusive," Khan expressed eagerness for the upcoming match, reiterating his excitement and the company's vigilance.

"We're very much looking forward to the match," Khan emphasized, assuring fans and critics alike that the company remains vigilant, monitoring developments leading up to the All In event. As the wrestling community waits with bated breath, it's clear that, regardless of outside distractions, the dedication to the sport and its audience remains unshaken.

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