Ever since MJF returned to AEW at All Out earlier this month, he’s been bragging about the new contract Tony Khan gave him in order to get him back in the business. The three-time Diamond Ring Dynamite winner has made it clear that he hasn’t signed an extension, but he has received a significant pay raise, and according to the latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the new contract sees him earn more. a million dollars every year.
While no exact numbers were given, it’s clear that what MJF said in their promos is very true. When he first emerged as the winner of the casino ladder match with the help of Stokely Hathaway faction The Firm, MJF released a voice recording of a phone call he had with Khan. The AEW President said in that conversation that he would pay him more, but at that time the exact figure was released, and since then he has refused to reveal the number.
Despite the pay raise, MJF is still teasing the idea that he could leave AEW when his contract expires on January 1, 2024. He has made it clear that he will join the company that is willing to pay him the most. silver in what it labels. , “the one-upmanship of 2024”, apart from New Japan Pro Wrestling, where he will never work.
MJF won the casino ladder match upon his return, which means he has a guaranteed shot at the AEW World Championship whenever he wants one. He didn’t use that opportunity during the “AEW Dynamite: Grand Slam” main event between Bryan Danielson and Jon Moxley, but he watched from behind the scenes throughout the encounter.