Many rumors of Tony Schiavone’s signing with All Elite Wrestling have been circulating for a while but we can now finally confirm that it’s actually happened. Tony shows up in the latest “Being the Elite” video on YouTube and in it, while announcing a new November 6th date in Charlotte, North Carolina, he tells us he’s signed with AEW. Have a look at 14:40 where the announcement begins:
All Elite Wrestling has also sent out a press release which you can read:
Botch Take: Another voice from the past comes to AEW. Don’t get me wrong. Schiavone is still QUITE capable – far more so than Jim Ross is. Still, why are they insistent on relying on voices from the past for what should be a new product? Get new voices. Throwing back is, IMHO, NOT a good look.