Final evening’s “AEW Dynamite” featured solely 4 matches, and two of them have been seemingly up within the air, primarily based on feedback from Dave Meltzer on at present’s “Wrestling Observer Radio.” Nick Jackson, one-half of the Younger Bucks, reportedly wasn’t anticipating to wrestle heading into yesterday’s present and needed to scramble to provide you with ring gear with the assistance of different AEW performers.
Moreover, Rey Fenix needed to get cleared by the corporate’s medical staff after there was concern he suffered an harm final week. Nonetheless, Fenix was capable of get cleared earlier than the present, organising final evening’s title protection in opposition to Jeff Jarrett. That opening bout noticed Fenix retain in simply over 8 minutes — his first protection following a controversial victory over Jon Moxley on final week’s present. That match was reportedly modified on the fly after Moxley suffered an harm early on, however the contest continued nonetheless.
The last-minute match that noticed Jackson win has set him up because the number-one contender for the AEW Worldwide Championship, that means he’ll face Fenix in some unspecified time in the future within the close to future. The 2 know one another properly, having confronted off in a lot of tag and trios bouts, in addition to a memorable singles match on an early episode of “AEW Dynamite” from 2019.
Earlier than Fenix defends the Worldwide Championship in opposition to Jackson, they will each compete in a four-way tag staff match this Sunday at AEW WrestleDream, with the winners turning into the subsequent challengers for the AEW World Tag Staff Championship held by FTR. That match will characteristic each Nick and Matt Jackson of the Younger Bucks, brothers Fenix and Penta El Zero Miedo, Austin and Colten Gunn of Bullet Membership Gold, and the comparatively new pairing of Orange Cassidy and Hook.