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3. Hangman Adam Page
While MJF and Hangman Adam Page have wrestled each other before, there has never been an all-out feud between the two competitors. Hangman Page has become a fan-favorite within the past couple of years. With MJF being one of the top heels in AEW and the entire wrestling industry, clashing with babyface Hangman Page would be the perfect rivalry.
MJF is notorious for cutting promos. It is a task for other wrestlers to go toe-to-toe with him on the mic. Page has evolved on the mic recently and would handle himself well in a promo battle with MJF. The passion that both competitors bring to their promos would make it worthwhile.
Page and MJF also have superb ring skills. Their athleticism and storytelling skills would make for a 5-star match. It would live up to expectations and then some. With both competitors being in the prime of their careers, this rivalry is likely to take place this year.
2. Kenny Omega
Everyone has been wanting to see a MJF/Kenny Omega feud for a long time. What better scenario for the two big-time performers to collide than for the AEW World Heavyweight Championship.
Omega is one of the greatest wrestlers today, and has already hit so many milestones in the business. Being a two-time AEW World Heavyweight Champion should be the ultimate goal for him this year. Because of Omega’s extraordinary talent and stardom, he will likely dethrone MJF.
The battle on the mic between MJF and Omega would be legendary. With MJF and Omega already mastering the promo, this rivalry would allow them to level up even more on the mic. Omega is one of the few that can match MJF on the mic. The promo battle between MJF and Omega will be a great teaching tool for aspiring wrestlers in the promo battle if this rivalry takes place.
One of the main reasons this is a highly anticipated feud is the two have yet to wrestle in AEW. Not only would they put on a terrific wrestling match, it would also be one of the best rivalries in AEW, as both competitors have excellent storytelling skills. This match is best suited for a main event at a major pay-per-view event. If Tony Khan wants to draw major money and viewers this year, this is one of the feuds that must happen to do so.
1. Eddie Kingston
Eddie Kingston’s authenticity and relatability have won over the fans. His real-life struggles and ability to bounce back are inspiring to many, as well as his advocacy for mental health. Being on the independent scene for many years has paid off for Kingston. Kingston proves that with hard work, persistence, and passion, dreams can be achieved, as he has become a top star in AEW.
With Kingston being a fan favorite, a feud with MJF is inevitable in the near future. Kingston has earned the right to be the top guy in AEW, and what better way than to dethrone the biggest heel in AEW, MJF?
MJF vs. Eddie Kingston on the mic alone would be epic. Both competitors understand the art of promo and would sell the fans easily with their phenomenal mic skills. Kingston is beyond ready to battle MJF on the mic. With an unfiltered, in-your-face persona, Kingston can exchange words with the best of them, including MJF. Their promo battles would be remembered for decades.
The match itself is pay-per-view quality and would be the perfect main event. Eddie Kingston dethroning MJF to become AEW World Heavyweight Championship would be an electrifying moment for the new year. Kingston has proven time and time again that he deserves to be the top guy in AEW. This is the perfect year for this rivalry to begin and ultimately end, with Eddie Kingston’s lifelong dreams becoming reality by becoming the new AEW World Heavyweight Champion.