After a forty-year career, AEW producer Keith Mitchell will be retiring after tonight’s broadcast of ‘New Year’s Smash’.
Mitchell’s career spans decades where he worked in production for World Class Championship, World Championship Wrestling, and then worked with IMPACT Wrestling.
Mitchell took a full-time position with AEW in 2019 and has worked with the company since its launch.
Tony Khan announced that tonight’s show from Jacksonville would be Mitchell’s final wrestling broadcast of his career.
Tonight’s the last #AEWDynamite ever on TNT & this event New Year’s Smash is very special as this will be the final wrestling event produced by the great Keith Mitchell in his amazing 40 year career spanning World Class/WCW/Impact/@AEW. Let’s make Keith’s retirement show a Smash! pic.twitter.com/u4hLiEXPWi
— Tony Khan (@TonyKhan) December 29, 2021
Below is the lineup for tonight’s ‘New Year’s Smash’ edition of Dynamite:
*TBS Tournament Semi-Final: Thunder Rosa vs. Jade Cargill
*Adam Cole, Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish vs. Orange Cassidy, Trent Beretta & Chuck Taylor
*Eddie Kingston, Santana & Ortiz vs. Daniel Garcia & 2point0
*The Lucha Brothers, Christian Cage, Jungle Boy & Luchasaurus vs. FTR, Matt Hardy & Private Party
*The return of Jim Ross