The Elite will defend the gold on the February 3 episode of AEW Rampage.
As confirmed during Wednesday’s episode of AEW Dynamite, Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks will defend the AEW World Trios Championship. The trio challenged Top Flight and AR Fox to a title match next, and they were approached by Ethan Page, Matt Hardy, and Isiah Kassidy, along with Stokely Hathaway, of The Firm. They threw down the gauntlet for a title match on AEW Rampage, and the champions accepted. The match will mark The Elite’s return to the ring; before Wednesday, Omega been absent due to a visa issue since the trio won the titles on the January 11 episode of AEW Dynamite.
Plus, Swerve Strickland will face Brian Pillman Jr., as he wants to “get rid” of Pillman due to his status as a second-generation wrestler. Elsewhere on the show, former ROH World Champion RUSH will battle Christopher Daniels Finally, Saraya and Toni Storm will be in action as a tag team, but their opponents haven’t been announced yet.
"Let's find some other nepotism, second-generation punk boy to get rid of Friday night on #AEWRampage. That means you @FlyinBrianJr!" @swerveconfident @TheParkerB_
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— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) February 2, 2023
For a fully updated card for this week’s episode of AEW Rampage, check out below:
- AEW World Trios Championship: The Elite (Kenny Omega & The Young Bucks) (c) vs. Matt Hardy, Ethan Page & Isiah Kassidy
- Brian Pillman Jr. vs. Swerve Strickland
- Saraya and Toni Storm vs. TBA
- RUSH vs. Christopher Daniels
WrestleZone will have coverage of the show as it airs on Friday.
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