Preview: AEW Dark: Elevation (8/16/21) – Kiera Hogan Debuts vs. Hikaru Shida

Kiera Hogan Debuts AEW Dark Elevation
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It’s Monday and you know what that means! AEW Dark: Elevation presents 11 matches this week, with The Acclaimed‘s Anthony Bowens facing Pac, Diamante vs. Julia Hart, Sammy Guevara taking on Serpentico, Kiera Hogan debuts, and more! Here’s a rundown of the announced matches:

Full AEW Dark: Elevation Card (8/16/21)

  • Jade Cargill (w/”Smart” Mark Sterling) vs. Katie Arquette
  • Joey Janela vs. Dark Order’s Alan “5” Angels
  • Kiera Hogan vs. Hikaru Shida
  • 2.0 (Matt Lee & Jeff Parker) vs. Duke Davis & Ganon Jones
  • Anthony Bowens vs. Pac
  • Brain Cage vs. Joey Keys
  • Diamante vs. Julia Hart (w/ The Varsity Blonds)
  • Ray Lyn vs. Thunder Rosa
  • Reggie Collins vs. Lance Archer (w/ Jake “The Snake” Roberts)
  • Serpentico (w/ Luther) vs. Sammy Guevara
  • TH2 (Angelico & Jack Evans) vs. The Lucha Brothers (Penta El Zero M & Rey Fenix, with PAC & Alex Abrahantes)

Joey Janela vs. Alan “5” Angels on AEW Dark: Elevation

On last week’s episode of AEW Dark: Elevation, “The Bad Boy” Joey Janela turned heel on his longtime tag team partner, Sonny Kiss, after weeks of tension. Kiss hasn’t been seen since. Tonight, Janela takes on The Dark Order‘s Alan “5” Angels in one-on-one action. Only time will tell to see if Kiss is waiting in the wings for his former tag team partner.

Kiera Hogan Debuts in AEW Against Hikaru Shida

Kiera Hogan has been around for several years but is probably best known to wrestling fans for her time in IMPACT Wrestling, where she was a 2x Knockouts Tag Team Champion with Tasha Steelz. Last month, she announced she was leaving IMPACT to see what else was out there for her, and it hasn’t taken long for AEW to set its sights on her. This week, Kiera Hogan debuts against former AEW Women’s World Champion, Hikaru Shida.

Stay tuned to the Last Word on Pro Wrestling for more on this and other stories from around the world of wrestling, as they develop. You can always count on LWOPW to be on top of the major news in the wrestling world, as well as to provide you with analysis, previews, videos, interviews, and editorials on the wrestling world.  You can catch AEW Dynamite Wednesday nights at 8 PM ET on TNT and AEW Dark: Elevation (Monday nights) and AEW: Dark (Tuesday nights) at 7 PM ET on YouTube. AEW’s new show, AEW Rampage, airs on TNT at 10 PM EST every Friday night.