Dan Lambert Says He Doesn’t See WWE Stepping Their Game Up, Talks AEW

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During a recent interview with Cageside Seats’ Shakiel Mahjouri, American Top Team owner Dan Lambert commented on working with AEW and what they are doing well, WWE not stepping their game up, and more. You can check out some highlights from the interview below:

On his thoughts on WWE: “I’d like to hope it’ll be back to the Monday Night Wars where everyone keeps stepping their product up to outdo the competition. Call me biased because I’m with AEW right now, but I don’t see WWE stepping their game up. Bobby Lashley is a real dear friend of mine. I love the guy. I’ve known him for 15+ years and I’m not even at the point where I’m fast-forwarding through Monday Night RAW to get to his shtick. I don’t even hit play. I’m not a big fan of WWE’s product these days. I still think they have some really good talents over there, but I just have a hard time watching it.”

On what AEW is doing well: “The wrestling boom, in my mind, is what AEW is doing and watching their product and watching their show. Even though there are certain things in it that I don’t like. Some of the things I say in my character, I actually believe. But there are so many other things that they have. Talk about having a buffet of different genres of professional wrestling. You go to one show at AEW and see every style you like, and a couple of other styles you don’t like. WWE is more of the same for me.”

On WWE being egotistical about their approach to wrestling: “I see WWE as being somewhat egotistical in their approach that they are who they are and what they are. They don’t have to change anything or do anything differently and people are still going to watch. I think it’s had a little bit of an opposite effect because I think a lot of people support AEW just because they want to stick their finger in the eye of a WWE that’s run roughshod for all of these years.”

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