Wrestlenomics: The diversity of AEW’s roster and audience


Former AEW wrestler Big Swole criticized AEW’s diversity on Friday, leading Tony Khan to defend the company on Twitter. We look at the data on how often wrestlers of color, including Black wrestlers, appear in main events on AEW’s weekly TV programs compared to WWE, as well as other data related to the diversity of those companies’ rosters and audiences.

Plus, Brandon Thurston and Chris Gullo discuss live events and Gullo’s personal experience at the WWE house show in Buffalo this past week.

Brandon’s conversation with David Bixenspan was too long to fit in this episode and is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utE9AHetcmk 

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