Tony Khan has commented on the rules regarding when MJF can cash-in his chip from the Casino Battle Royale.
By winning the ladder match at All Out, MJF has earned a future world title shot. During an appearance on the Barstool Rasslin' show, Tony Khan was asked when MJF is able to cash-in this opportunity.
"[MJF] is really looming over the championship picture since he returned at All Out and won the Casino Ladder mach which means he's going to have a shot at the world title any time he wants, I will sanction that match."
Khan would continue to say that the cash-in can happen on any sanctioned AEW event.
"I think any time, any sanctioned event we can certainly make it happen," Khan responded.
"With live television, pay-per-view events, all these opportunities, it's exciting to have a contender out there looming and to have this big championship match tonight on Dynamite, certainly, it's that much more interesting to have two of the best wrestlers in the world Bryan Daneison versus Jon Moxley one-on-one for the World Championship and to have a great wrestler like MJF looming in the background as a top contender with the right to challenge for the title any time. It's a very interesting championship picture right now in AEW."
Khan made it clear that he needs to sanction the title match before it occurs. What he has not made entirely clear, however, is if he would sanction MJF cashing in his chip in a manner similar to what is seen with WWE's Money in the Bank briefcase where the champion is not aware of the match ahead of time.
Later in the conversation, Khan explained the difference between the chip from the Casino Battle Royal Ladder match and the "Golden Ticket" which will be awarded to the winner of a battle royal on Rampage Grand Slam.
"The winner of [The Golden Ticket Battle Royale] will get a title shot at a set time and place. They'll have an appointment with a world champion. That is how it differs. You have somebody out there that's looming with a title shot, this is going to be a set time and place. Because there is somebody looming out there with a title shot, you have to move on and have set plans, have a set calendar, and then when that person chooses to take that opportunity, that's when it happens."
"It's a very interesting situation to follow, a looming challenger out there after the great Bryan Danielson vs. Jon Moxley world championship match on Dynamite."
MJF was also on Barstool Rasslin' earlier this week and commented on when he can potentially cash-in for his title shot as well.
"I'm waiting in the wings. I have this chip, I can can cash this chip in whenever I want," he said.
"I will pick the bones of whoever wins this match. Am I going to do it at Grand Slam? I don't know. Maybe I'll do it the next week in Philly, maybe I'll do it the week after that in DC."
MJF was then asked if the Casino Battle Royale chip has "Money in the Bank qualities" to it.
"So, I do have to have a conversation with someone beforehand, yeah. But that does not mean that all parties need to be in the know of said conversation," MJF responded.