Over the previous couple of months, Wardlow has made his rounds in All Elite Wrestling because the TNT Champion. He won the championship when he defeated Scorpio Sky on the July 6 episode of “Dynamite.” Since then, he is efficiently defended the championship in opposition to the likes of Orange Cassidy, Jay Deadly, and Tony Nese. With the particular anniversary version of “Dynamite” developing Wednesday night time in Washington DC, Tony Khan decided to announce that Wardlow’s next defense will happen on the present, and his opponent goes to be a “machine.”
Wardlow will defend the TNT Championship against former FTW Champion Brian Cage. Cage hadn’t been seen on AEW programming in practically a 12 months earlier than he lately made his return. He got here up brief through the Golden Ticket Battle Royale on the Grand Slam version of “Rampage.” He adopted that up by successful a match in opposition to Tracy Williams on the episode of “Darkish: Elevation” that premiered Monday night time. This will likely be solely the third AEW match for Cage since he misplaced the FTW Championship to Ricky Starks final 12 months. Cage has appeared in Ring of Honor because it was bought by AEW Proprietor Tony Khan.
Different matches lined up for “Dynamite’s” third-anniversary present embrace Darby Allin vs Jay Lethal, MJF vs Wheeler Yuta, Ring of Honor Pure Champion Daniel Garcia and Bryan Danielson vs. Chris Jericho and Sammy Guevara, and extra. The present can also be slated to go on just a little bit longer than your typical episode of “Dynamite” as Tony Khan has introduced that the show will run for an extra fifteen minutes.