Eddie Kingston revealed that he chose AEW in WWE because of his mother. King of Diamonds had a great 2020.
Eddie Kingston joined AEW last year. He has since sent waves to the wrestling world. Mad Raja did very well in his first year in promotion. So much so, he found himself on Sports Illustrated’s list of the top 10 wrestlers of 2020.
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Talking with Renee Young Oral session The podcast, Kingston, alleged that he received an offer to join the WWE instead. However, he declined her offer and opted for a promotion led by Tony Khan on his mother’s advice.
Eddie Kingston revealed that he chose AEW in WWE because of his mother
“Well, actually, I talked to Christopher Daniels,” Kingston told Renee. “They offered me a deal and then I listened to the other party, I think we called them. I was just the weight choice. Then my mother said, ‘You will not be happy there. believe me’.”
“Who knows me better than my mother? The bottom line is with the whole thing, I know more people at AEW. I know there is too much heart there. I think that’s what it is for her, she used to think she would be with people who love me as much as I do. “
Kingston debuted as Cody’s challenger for the TNT title in July last year. He came in second but impressed many with his performance. He was permanently signed on promotion by the end of the month. Kingston would later make an amazing world championship debut against John Moxley.
Their feud would eventually end in an ‘I Quit’ match in full gear. Moxley came out on top but by the end of their rivalry, Kingston had become a bona fide star.
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