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Update on Tony Khan approving AEW tributes for WWE Cena anniversary celebration

Videos featuring AEW's Chris Jericho, Paul Wight, and Bryan Danielson speaking about John Cena appeared on the show
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Tony Khan approved AEW wrestlers appearing on WWE Raw for John Cena's 20th-anniversary. 

Videos featuring AEW's Chris Jericho, Paul Wight, and Bryan Danielson speaking about Cena appeared on the show. Dave Meltzer reported in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter that it was WWE's Bruce Prichard who reached out to Khan to make this happen. 

"The basic story behind this is that on 6/24, Bruce Prichard called Khan and asked about having clips from those three guys as well as Mark Henry for Raw for Cena’s 20th anniversary," Meltzer wrote. "Khan felt that it sounded like they were doing a good show and it was a nice deal, and that he and everyone has a lot of respect for Cena. He said he was fine with it but it was up to the talent if they wanted to do the videos." 

Jericho, Wight, Danielson, and Mark Henry all agreed to submit videos for the show. Henry's did not make air, however. 

"Megha Parekh of AEW contacted the three wrestlers and told the that Khan was okay with it, but they also had to be okay with it, and they were all okay with it. Henry filmed one but it didn’t air on Raw," Meltzer continued.