The winding paths have now led to a crossroads toward AEW Revolution. It’s Wednesday night and you know what that means, it’s a special edition of AEW Dynamite on TNT. This week’s event is the “Crossroads” go-home show before Revolution and it’s loaded to the brim with spectacular matches. We see the return of one of the best technical wrestlers in history. A legendary giant speaks in his Dynamite debut. An NBA Hall of Famer steps into the ring with his specimen partner against a very game “American Nightmare” and smoking hot up-and-comer. Last, but not least, the overall finals of the AEW Women’s World Championship Eliminator Tournament will take place. The final stop on the road to AEW Revolution is upon us, so get comfy, go grab a cold one, and hold on to your seats – it’s Dynamite time. Without further ado, let’s run it down.
Full AEW Dynamite Card:
– Shaq & Jade Cargill vs. “The American Nightmare” Cody Rhodes & Red Velvet
– AEW Women’s World Championship Eliminator Tournament Finals: Nyla Rose vs. Ryo Mizunami
– FTR & Tully Blanchard vs. Jurassic Express
– Hangman Page & John Silver vs Matt Hardy & Marq Quen
– “Face of the Revolution” Ladder Match Qualifier: Dark Order’s 10 vs. Max Caster (w/ Anthony Bowens)
– Paul Wight Speaks in His AEW Debut
– Chris Jericho & MJF Revolution Press Conference
Welcome to @AEW, @PaulWight! Watch #AEWDynamite tonight for more info on Paul’s arrival here, and for more info on our new show AEW Dark: Elevation! It will be streaming soon every Monday night on AEW YouTube! pic.twitter.com/z5BaztjfF3
— Tony Khan (@TonyKhan) February 24, 2021
A Gigantic Debut
Paul Wight will grace us with his presence as he speaks for the first time on AEW Dynamite. The signing of the “World’s Largest Athlete” caught everybody by surprise; nobody saw this coming, but what a welcome surprise it was for wrestling fans. In the AEW press release, it was stated that Wight will be doing color commentary on AEW’s new show, AEW Dark: Elevation, alongside Tony Schiavone. Not only that, but he will occasionally step into the ring when the time calls for it. What will the giant say to his adoring fans as well as his peers? Tune in this Wednesday to find out.
Tully’s Ready to Tussle on AEW Dynamite
The rivalry between FTR and Jurassic Express has gotten so personal beyond belief. Following weeks upon weeks of endless attacks and cheap shots from FTR, Jurassic Express has finally had enough. They’re ready to fight more than ever and they will settle this inside the ring once and for all. This battle will welcome another competitor to even the odds for FTR in the form of Tully Blanchard. The former Horseman has been retired from in-ring competition for over 30 years, but don’t count the old bull out just yet. FTR believes that Blanchard has aged like fine wine and is still as dangerous as ever. Will FTR & Blanchard come out on top with their wits about them or will Jurassic Express finally beat the sense into the trio?
The True Finals of the Tournament
It all comes down to this. The winner of this final matchup will go on to face Hikaru Shida at Revolution for the AEW Women’s World Championship. In a true battle of the beasts, it’s going to be Nyla Rose vs. Ryo Mizunami. It’s the unstoppable force vs. the immovable object and it’s going to be a great one. Both women, in their respective brackets, would battle it out with some of the best AEW and Japan had to offer. Ultimately, Rose and Mizunami came out on top convincingly.
This one is very hard to predict because Rose is a beast of a lady with deceptive quickness. Meanwhile, Mizunami is such a physical competitor that can catch an opponent out of nowhere with a power move or make them submit at a moment’s notice. Nonetheless, this will be the true final match; 14 matches down, one more to go. The road to Shida will be clear once the dust settles and everyone should keep a watchful eye on this possible show-stealing affair.
The Inner Circle’s Top Duo Addresses the Masses
Chris Jericho & MJF‘s horrendous attack on the father of The Young Bucks was despicable, to say the least. No one could’ve ever imagined that Jericho & MJF would take it that far. Ahead of their AEW World Tag Team Championship against the Bucks, the pairing will address the public and maybe the fans will get answers on why they stooped so low with their actions. MJF & Jericho better have their heads on swivels because there’s not a doubt in anybody’s mind that The Young Bucks will not only be out for revenge but they will be out for blood. The old adage “An Eye for an Eye” has nothing on what the Bucks might do to Chris Jericho & MJF.
A Shaq Attack on AEW Dynamite
The Superman of the NBA makes his in-ring AEW debut on this very exciting edition of Dynamite. The legendary center broke backboards on the court; now he’s out to break backs in the ring. This started with Brandi Rhodes and Jade Cargill. These two women didn’t like each other and they vocally and physically showcased that. Cody Rhodes had to defend his pregnant wife’s honor against Cargill. What Rhodes didn’t account for was Cargill’s backup beyond his wildest dreams. “The Giant Killer” and Red Velvet might have the edge in experience, but as far as everything else, Shaq and Cargill have things covered. Shaq has been training his heart out with the Amazon-like Cargill. As Jim Ross stated, Shaq doesn’t do anything halfway and will do whatever it takes to prove why he’s one of the best athletes ever in any sport.
Jade Cargill’s debut has been one of the most anticipated debuts in recent AEW history. She’s like a masterpiece sculpted from clay and tall as can be. The beautiful mastodon will prove why she’s on her way to becoming the top Woman in All Elite Wrestling. Red Velvet, on the other hand, is out for revenge. Cargill got physical with both Rhodes’. Being a close friend of both, Red Velvet took offense to that. An experienced in-ring competitor, Velvet is ready for the big time. Something’s got to give – it’s Shaq and Jade Cargill against Cody Rhodes and Red Velvet. Get excited because it could not get any bigger than this!
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