On The Buy In ahead of AEW Double or Nothing, Matt Hardy, Jeff Hardy, and FTW Champion HOOK faced Page and The Gunns (Austin & Colten Gunn). In the end, HOOK clinched the victory with the Redrum. Per the stipulation of the bout, Matt would take control of Page’s contract with a win.
HOOK replaced Isiah Kassidy in the match, as Kassidy was unable to compete due to an injury. Page and The Gunns took Kassidy out with a vicious attack on the May 19 episode of AEW Rampage.
Hardy has been involved in a lengthy feud with Page, as he and The Firm controlled the veteran’s contract. Matt eventually earned his freedom by defeating The Firm in The Firm Deletion match on the May 5 episode of AEW Rampage.
Catch up on our coverage of AEW Double or Nothing here.