MJF Names Wrestler He 'Will Never' Face In Ring

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There may be no bigger star in all of AEW right now than MJF. Maxwell Jacob Friedman took the wrestling world by storm with his infamous pipebomb promo on June 1. The Salt of the Earth laid into AEW owner Tony Khan, demanding to be fired and calling Khan "a fucking mark."

However, MJF made his triumphant return to AEW's All Out pay-per-view. He earned a shot at the AEW World Championship to begin the show. In the end, he confronted CM Punk, who had just won the AEW World Championship, and a feud between the two seemed inevitable.

The feud hasn't happened, as Punk picked up an injury and was suspended following the show. MJF has been on AEW TV teasing the cashing in of his poker chip to claim the company's top prize.

The Salt of the Earth is normally antagonistic towards people on social media, but he recently took to Twitter to name one member of the AEW roster he does not wish to wrestle.

A Mad King

A fan recently tweeted at MJF with a request for the Salt of the Earth to go one-on-one in the ring with Eddie Kingston. MJF responded with, "I will never wrestle that slob."

Kingston joined AEW in 2020 after challenging Cody Rhodes for the TNT Championship. He would eventually go on to challenge for the AEW World Championship on a few occasions and for the TNT Championship again when Miro held the title in 2021.

A Back And Forth

Kingston caught wind of this tweet and responded with a shot of his own. He tweeted a GIF of Jon Lovitz dramatically saying the word "acting" with the caption, "This is all I think about when I see your tweet or say anything."

MJF fired another shot following Kingston's response. "I'm as authentic as it gets," he wrote. "I'm sure that's real scary for a fake tough guy from the slums of Yonkers."

Championship Aspirations

MJF is currently embroiled in a feud with the Blackpool Combat Club. He has explicitly targeted two faction members, the AEW World Champion Jon Moxley and Wheeler Yuta.

Yuta and MJF got into it back at the AEW Dynamite Grand Slam, the company's biggest TV episode of the year. Last week, Yuta attacked the Salt of the Earth while Moxley stared down his next challenger, "Hangman" Adam Page, in the ring.

Why He's Back

During one of the calmer moments from the All Out Media Scrum, Khan told the media his reasoning for bringing the Salt of the Earth back to TV.

"I'm the one who asked him to come back, because MJF's a big star in this company, and this is one of the biggest events," Khan said. "A year ago, CM Punk debuted here, and I thought it was right for the fans ... For the fans, I thought the best that would do as a company was bring MJF back."

I have experience covering sports going back to 2014. Major The Last of Us fan. #1 Jar Jar Binks propagandist. I am currently pursuing a degree in communications.

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