Initially facing difficulty in selling seats for their annual Grand Slam extravaganza at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, New York, AEW successfully turned the tide.
A last-minute blitz of media appearances featuring Tony Khan, Chris Jericho, MJF, and other key performers in the local New York areas led to the company setting a new record for final day ticket sales.
More than 11,000 tickets were purchased for the Wednesday night spectacle, with expectations for a substantial gate revenue due to elevated ticket pricing.
The event featured a live episode of Dynamite where MJF defended his AEW Championship against Samoa Joe, alongside a two-hour taping of Rampage set to air this Friday on TNT.
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