All Elite Wrestling proprietor and CEO Tony Khan made it clear Wednesday evening goes to be large. AEW’s flagship program Dynamite will air the world over on TBS from Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens. They’re going to even be taping Friday evening’s Rampage.
AEW held the primary wrestling present on the tennis middle final yr. It was their first present in New York Metropolis and pulled in over 20,000 followers.
That very same power might be felt by the wrestlers in motion, together with Ring of Honor world champion Claudio Castagnoli who will defend his title towards the one and solely Chris Jericho. Castagnoli instructed Information 12 tonight will test off one other profession objective for the Swiss Superman.
“To me, Arthur Ashe, I needed to go there since I moved to the States,” Castagnoli says.
The son of wrestling legend Taz, a Brooklyn native, can also be showing. Taz, who now works for AEW as an announcer and coach, says he is trying ahead to seeing his son enter the ring in his outdated stomping grounds.
“Him and Motion Bronson tagging up in Queens goes be wild for me as a fan of professional wrestling, as his dad, as as somebody who’s a part of AEW like myself. I am unable to put it into phrases,” says Taz.
Khan says to anticipate some surprises in tonight’s matches.
“Anticipate rather a lot, and also you shall not be disillusioned,” Khan says.