It is now clear that Jon Moxley’s contract with AEW in The Independent is ending after an extension. In the press release on the contract extension, Tony Khan’s company had already stated that Moxley would from now on exclusively work for AEW and partner promotion (New Japan Pro Wrestling was explicitly mentioned here). Meanwhile, sources have confirmed to Fightful that Moxley will no longer be seen in Game Changer Wrestling. In fact, it is even said that AEW has been advising his talents against booking with GCW for several months, although Moxley really wanted to bring his race as GCW World Champion to a good end. End of Career Match between Mox and Nick Gage at GCW Fight Club – On the second day of last week Stokely Hathaway and W. Morrissey took Moxley’s story forward with MJF and apparently it was not the decision of GCW officials. GCW representatives said they had no control over the end of the match. It cannot be ruled out that Jon Moxley will continue to do some indie bookings in the future, but again as a surprise and not as a highlight of a related promotion already announced.
– The 28 September 2022 edition of AEW Dynamite premiered in the UK on 30 September (11 AM UK time) on ITV4, reaching 140,000 viewers.
Almost the same version was seen on TSN2 in Canada on September 28, 2022. The main Canadian target group was 93,000 spectators, including 58,500 in P25-54 (last week: 89,000 spectators, including 55,900 in P25-54).
For comparison, the September 26 edition of Raw was watched by 151,300 viewers in Canada, including 75,100 in Canada’s main P25-54 audience. On September 27, NXT was watched by 42,000 viewers in Canada, including 15,000 at P25-54. On September 30, “SmackDown” was watched by approximately 181,500 viewers in Canada, of whom 114,700 were the main Canadian audience on P25-54.
– So far 10 matches have been announced for today’s edition of “AEW DARK”. Among others, matches Tony Storm vs. Amy Sakura, Kip Sabian vs. Brandon Cutler, Marina Shafir vs. Hikaru Shida and Dante Martin and Matt Siddle vs. The Factory (Aaron Solo and Cole Carter) will be shown today. The show will be shown the next night at 1 pm German time AEW YouTube Channel aired earlier. Below is the full line-up for today’s edition:
All Elite Wrestling “Dark #166” (Tapping: 08/21/2022)
Location: All Elite Zone (Universal Studios) in Orlando, Florida, USA
First broadcast: October 11, 2022 on Youtube
AEW Interim World Women’s Eliminator – Singles Match
Tony Storm (c) vs. Amy Sakura
Kip Sabian (w/ Penelope Ford) vs Brandon Cutler
Marina Shafir (w/ Nyla Rose & Vickie Guerrero) vs. Hikaru Shida
tag team match
Dante Martin & Matt Siddle vs The Factory (Aaron Solo & Cole Carter) [fka Troy Donovan],
6 Women’s Tag Team Matches
Serena Dibb, Penelope Ford & Jamie Hayter vs Brittany Blake, Jordyn Blades & Trish Adora
ROH Six Man Tag Team Championship
six man tag team match
Dalton Castle and the Boys (Brandon Tate and Brent Tate) (c) vs Joe Keys, Josh Fuller and BK Kline.
Athena vs Gia Scott
Qt Marshall (w/ Factory) vs Action Andretti
Brian Cage (w/ Prince Nana) vs Papadone
Lance Archer vs Alex Odin
– The “Warner TV Wrestling Day” channel has meanwhile made last week’s version of “AEW Rampage” available on YouTube. So if you didn’t get a chance to watch last week’s show, you can watch it for free here:
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