MJF joined The Inner Circle and immediately wrestling fans started to speculate on the brewing rift within the heel faction.
While AEW seemingly is teasing inner conflict in the Inner Circle there is another strategy at play here as AEW officials are looking at MJF as the future of the company.
Chris Jericho is a huge MJF supporter and sees much of himself in the young MJF.
Chris Jericho may take some time off of on-screen action in the near future and step away to handle outside business arrangements.
While Jericho is away MJF will become the Interim Leader of The Inner Circle and will become of focal point of The Dynamite show.
AEW officials are looking to develop MJF into a household name while he has the solo spotlight on him and AEW is looking to make him the top heel in the company.
AEW has done a excellent job at long-term storylines and this is another example of that long-term storytelling. Stay tuned to SW for the latest updates.