FOX Take Huge Shot At AEW During WWE Survivor Series 2019

The @WWEonFOX account threw shade during Mysterio vs. Lesnar.

Dominic Brock Lesnar
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Brock Lesnar and Rey Mysterio contested the WWE Championship at last night's Survivor Series 2019 pay-per-view, with 'The Beast Incarnate' besting his smaller opponent in under seven minutes.

This was in spite of interference from Rey's son, Dominic, who hit the ring with a white towel, almost throwing it on on his father's behalf. The typically spicy @WWEonFOX Twitter account was quick to react to this, tweeting the following:-

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This looks very much like a shot at AEW, whose Full Gear pay-per-view saw a match between Cody and Chris Jericho stopped when MJF threw in the towel for 'The American Nightmare', leading to a post-match heel turn.

It is the latest in a long line of barbs thrown back and forth from company to company, though it's currently unclear whether the @WWEonFOX account is run by the promotion or the television network.

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Rey and Dominic attacked Brock after the towel spot, using chairs, a steel pipe, and tandem offense for believable hope spots, with the younger Mysterio even hitting a 619 at one point. It wasn't to be, though. Rey was felled after Dominic ate a German Suplex, and that was that.

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Andy has been with WhatCulture for six years and is currently WhatCulture's Senior Wrestling Reporter. A writer, presenter, and editor with 10+ years of experience in online media, he has been a sponge for all wrestling knowledge since playing an old Royal Rumble 1992 VHS to ruin in his childhood. Having previously worked for Bleacher Report, Andy specialises in short and long-form writing, video presenting, voiceover acting, and editing, all characterised by expert wrestling knowledge and commentary. Andy is as much a fan of 1985 Jim Crockett Promotions as he is present-day AEW and WWE - just don't make him choose between the two.