MJF reportedly now earns over $1 million a year from AEW.
As noted, MJF spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour last week and said he is now making “a stupid, absurd amount of money” with AEW, and that he was receiving this raise without signing a contract extension.
In an update, a new report from the Wrestling Observer says word from within AEW says MJF makes more than $1 million a year.
MJF originally signed with AEW in 2019, but later signed a contract extension that significantly increased his salary from the amount he signed for. His frustration from earlier this year had to do with how he had upped the map and outperformed his original deal.
MJF will continue to talk about “The Bidding War of 2024” between AEW and WWE when his contract expires. He has made repeated comments about how he will go where the money is.
“I go where the money is, whoever is going to give me the most money is where I go, that could be anywhere. Hell, if there’s a financier who wants to start his own wrestling business and use me as a figurehead, that’s where I go. It’s that simple, all I care about is money,” he told Helwani.
MJF’s AEW contract is said to expire on January 1, 2024.
MJF will challenge the AEW World Champion in the near future. As mentioned on this link, AEW President Tony Khan recently commented on how MJF can redeem his Casino Battle Royale poker chip. Jon Moxley is the current AEW World Champion, but it is not yet known whether MJF vs. Moxley’s plan.
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