Over the past two months, Wardlow has made his rounds at All Elite Wrestling as the TNT Champion. won the championship When Scorpio defeated Skye on the July 6 episode of “Dynamite”. Since then, he has successfully defended the championship against the likes of Orange Cassidy, Jay Lethal and Tony Ness. With the special anniversary edition of “Dynamite” due out Wednesday night in Washington, D.C., Tony Khan has decided to announce Wardlow’s next defense In the show, his opponent will be a “machine”.
Wardlow will defend the TNT Championship against former FTW Champion Brian Cage. Cage hasn’t been seen on AEW shows for nearly a year before he recently made a comeback. It came short during the Golden Ticket Battle Royale in the Grand Slam version of “Rampage”. He followed that up by winning a match against Tracy Williams in the episode “Dark: Elevation” that premiered on Monday night. This will only be AEW’s third match for Cage since he lost the FTW Championship to Ricky Starks last year. Cage has appeared in Ring of Honor since being bought by AEW owner Tony Khan.
Among other games set for the third anniversary of “Dynamite” Darby Allen vs Jay Lethal, MJF vs. Wheeler Utah, Ring of Honor Pure Champion Daniel Garcia and Brian Danielson vs. Chris Jericho and Sami Guevara, and more. The show is also set to run a little longer than the usual episode of “Dynamite” where Tony Khan announced that The show will run for an additional fifteen minutes.