The tickets for the first taping for AEW on TNT were sold out in a matter of hours on Friday.
Tickets were made available for sale at noon ET, and at 3:14 ET, AEW Executive Vice President Cody Rhodes announced that they were sold out.
It is being reported that 9,200 tickets were sold in two hours. AEW has announced on Twitter that more seats at the Capital One Arena will be released for sale as the show comes closer and production details are finalized.
According to Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Live, there will be around 1,000 more tickets released before the show.
Jon Moxley Suffers First Two Losses Since Leaving WWE
It has not been a good week for AEW’s Jon Moxley. Moxley, who is currently competing in New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s G1 Climax 29, has now suffered two straight losses in the tournament.
On Thursday, Moxely lost to Toru Yano at the Fukuoka Citizen Gymnasium in Fukuoka, Japan. This is the first loss that he has suffered since leaving WWE.
Then, on Saturday at the Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium in Osaka, Japan, Moxley lost to Jay White. White pinned Moxley after hitting him with the Bloody Sunday DDT and Blade Runner.
With these two losses, Moxley has now dropped to 5-2 in the tournament. He has two matches remaining but can’t afford to lose again if he wants’ to advance to the finals.
Chris Jericho Takes Credit For AEW On TNT Event Selling Out
After the tickets for the first AEW on TNT event sold out, Chris Jericho was quick to jump onto social media and take credit for that too.
“Look at who’s in the center of the poster,” says Jericho on a video he posted. “Look who is front and center of every ad for the Show. Chris Jericho.”
According to Jericho, everyone working in AEW owes him a thank you and so does everyone who bought a ticket to the show.
Jericho is currently advertised for the AEW on TNT episode on October 2. According to the line-up it will be the Young Bucks and Kenny Omega vs Chris Jericho and two mystery partners.