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Jim Cornette praises Young Bucks-FTR match as 'one of the best AEW tag matches ever, if not the best'

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On the latest episode of The Jim Cornette Experience, Jim Cornette heaped a lot of praise for the match between The Young Bucks and FTR on last week's episode of AEW Dynamite. Cornette has been critical of The Bucks in the past but he had a lot of good things to say about their recent work.

Cornette said, "This is the first time in almost 50 years that I've been able to watch a wrestling match purely as a fan because I didn't know what was going to happen in the finish and I really hate the heels and was pulling for the babyfaces. That has not happened in a long time for me. So I was able to sit down and enjoy this and I'm going to shock the world here Brian Last. Maybe you too, your delicate ears."

"You said it was one of the best tag team matches in AEW history," Cornette continued. "Can you think of a better one? Who has FTR had a match with that was better than this? I guarantee you, this was the best Young Bucks match I've ever seen by a long margin, a wide margin. Again, they still did some of the Young Bucks sh*t but it made sense in where it was placed and didn't take you out of the whole thing. And the rest of it, it was a wrestling match."

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Cornette also praised FTR's recent work with The Briscoes. He also praised both FTR and The Bucks for being in the right place at the right time during certain spots in their match.

"No ridiculous tumbling. It looked like a contest. They didn't bury the referee, they didn't try to be funny. Best Bucks match ever, one of the best AEW tag matches ever, if not the best. And FTR again in one week -- Briscoes, Bucks, everything else they've done there. They're flawless. They can do anything."

Cornette has talked about his dislike for the way FTR has been underutilized in AEW but says that perhaps this was all part of Tony Khan's plan.

Cornette said, "Maybe Tony Khan is just on another plane than all of us. Maybe that was the plot all along. Let's bring in the best tag team in the world that a lot of people say are the best tag team in the world. And then let's beat them. And then let's hide him. And then let's make them wishy washy. They're faces and heels and they've got a manager, but sometimes they don't. They'll fire him anyway. And they'll lose a bunch of big matches and just when everybody is really feeling sorry for him, and really hoping they'll do well, because gosh, what great guys, but they always suck, and they lose, then we'll have the people right with them. I don't know, I'm not gonna argue with it. They're using them. They're spectacular. I just don't know how we get to these various points."

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