Alex Marvez had a ringside seat to the formation of AEW. He explains how his friendship with Tony Khan allowed him to see AEW develop, launch and grow from the ground up. Alex also talks about his own offer to join AEW and the moment he knew Tony Khan really had something going with this new wrestling company. He remembers preparing for AEW’s inaugural show in 2019, Double or Nothing, and what the experience was like for him personally. He describes his day-to-day behind the scenes role for AEW DYNAMITE and RAMPAGE as well as how he keeps track of AEW stats, talent backgrounds, and storylines. Alex also shares what it’s like working with The Young Bucks, Chris Jericho, and Jon Moxley, and why Mr. Brodie Lee was the scariest interview he ever conducted. Plus, he discusses his introduction to wrestling as a kid, the first live show he attended, his favorite wrestlers, how he got started in wrestling journalism, and the secret to backstage teleporting.
Alex Marvez on Joining AEW: “I didn’t tell my mom until the morning of the rally when I was driving to Jacksonville because I really couldn’t believe [AEW] was happening.” LINK: https://omny.fm/shows/aew-unrestricted/alex-marvez