Sting is All Elite

Sting AEW

Winter has finally come to All Elite Wrestling. On this week’s edition of AEW Dynamite, “The Icon” Sting made his first appearance on TNT in close to two decades. Following the debut in question, AEW took to Twitter to announce that Sting was officially All Elite.

In one of the matches of the night, Darby Allin and Cody Rhodes defeated Ricky Starks and Will Hobbs of Team Taz. The conclusion came when Allin landed the Coffin Drop on Starks, a man he has been at odds with as of late. Post-match, a brawl broke out that involved members of Team Taz and The Nightmare Family. It seemed like the family in question was on the ropes, as Starks, Hobbs, and Brian Cage overwhelmed them.

Suddenly, the lights in Daily’s Place went out. Soon thereafter, a mysterious video of a wintery scene played, hyping the arrival of something – or someone – greater. The mystery was soon solved when a single name appeared: Sting. Sporting his trademark face paint and trenchcoat, not to mention brandishing his signature baseball bat, Sting made his way down the aisle. Team Taz quickly fed as Sting stared down the remaining individuals in the ring.

Sting stood face-to-face with Arn Anderson, an individual he has encountered over the past several decades. He then made his way to the fallen Dustin Rhodes, not saying a word. Soon, Sting knelt down beside the fallen Cody; once again, the former WCW World Heavyweight Champion remained silent. Finally, Sting approached Allin, the youngest man in the ring. Without saying a word, Sting made his exit, leaving as mysteriously as he appeared.

As stated earlier, this marks Sting’s first appearance on TNT in almost two decades. His last appearance on the network in question was back on March 26, 2001, when the final episode of WCW Nitro took place at Panama City Beach, Florida. Sting wrestled in the final official WCW match, defeating long-time rival Ric Flair. Now that he’s an official AEW star, what does the future hold for “The Man Called Sting?”

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