AEW Ready To Double Down After Going All In

All Elite Wrestling or what would become AEW anyway, decided to take a chance at changing the game in pro wrestling. September 1, 2018 at the Sears Centre in Chicago AEW went “All In” as they launched their first wrestling PPV. Resounding response from the fans showed that pro wrestling was not only ready but eager for a change. Stacking the card with talent and putting the spotlight back on wrestling AEW delivered a game changer and now they are ready to raise the stakes at “Double Or Nothing”

AEW is an American professional wrestling promotion founded in 2019. Its inception was announced by entrepreneurs Shahid and Tony Khan who with Shahid being the promotions main investor and Tony wearing two hats as president and CEO of the company. Former Ring Of Honor, New Japan and WWE superstar Cody Rhodes alongside “The Young Bucks” Matt and Nick Jackson and Kenny Omega create the foundation of this highly anticipated promotion. WWE icon Chris Jericho recently signed and along with Omega were clearly the hottest free agents on the market.

Taking the next step it was critical to do it right and work off the momentum of “All In” AEW hit the jackpot when they announced “Double Or Nothing” May 25 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Headlining this massive event is the continuing feud between Omega and Jericho and that news helped push a sellout in just 4 minutes when tickets went on sale. Drawing top tier talent has been easy as all four members of the foundation of AEW have all the right contacts and friends who understand that the game is indeed changing. Winning tag team of the year back to back years has propelled the Jackson brothers to the top of the food chain in the tag division. Rhodes has been blasting the need for change everywhere he goes and people are listening.

Speaking of talent if you want to look deeper than just the 5 mega stars I have already mentioned here is a list of talent already signed that most wrestling fans will know all to well.

• Brandi Rhodes

• Britt Baker

• Penelope Ford

• Aja Kong

• Yuka Sakazaki

• Kylie Rae

• Bea Priestley

• Jimmy Havoc

• Cody Rhodes

• The Young Bucks (Matt and Nick Jackson)

• Chris Jericho

• Kenny Omega

• “Hangman” Adam Page

• Christopher Daniels

• Frankie Kazarian

• Scorpio Sky

• Joey Janela

• Maxwell Jacob Friedman

• PAC (formerly known as Neville in WWE)

• Cima

• El Lindaman

• T-Hawk

• Takehiro Yamamura

• Jungle Boy (son of actor Luke Perry)

• Pentagon

• Fenix

• Jimmy Havoc

• Chuck Taylor

• Trent Baretta

• Sammy Guevara

• Sonny Kiss

• Kip Sabian

• Brandon Cutler

Clearly AEW has already gone “All In” and now it’s time to go “Double Or Nothing” and where better to do that than Sin City. AEW is changing the game in Pro Wrestling so grab your seat and hold on tight it’s gonna be a helluva ride.

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I am the new writer for combat sports such as UFC, Bellator, Boxing and WWE here with MSB. I have been involved in pro wrestling on the Indie circuit for over 20 years as Devin Storm. Owner of Rampage All-Star Wrestling and talent manager and announcer for a few other promotions. An avid sports fan born and raised in Texas. I am married to my beautiful wife Jodi and have two sons Dustin and Dalton. Life long passion for Pro Wrestling and love MMA so getting this gig was amazing for me. You can expect not only WWE and UFC news but also some gems from other promotions in these two sports. So buckle up buttercup it's gonna be a wild ride. Follow me on twitter at @damonsmith34 and @MSBFightClub

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