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AEW Rewind: Darby Allin spoke with the devil, Ricky Starks health update, more!

Don’t have time to follow all of AEW’s online content? Don’t worry. We got you covered with the AEW Rewind, which will rewind through social media bits and YouTube videos from the past week to prepare you for Dynamite tonight.

Darby Allin is ready to go to dark places to win the AEW World Championship from Jon Moxley tonight.

Cody is betting on Darby to win. I’ll take Moxley. He seems okay with breaking necks if that’s what it takes. I suppose that makes tonight a retirement match for Allin.

Ricky Starks provided an update on his back after Allin jumped on it with a thumbtack skateboard. Their feud is far from over.

The beef between Starks and Allin quickly turned into a PPV-level bout. Give them all the toys but just make sure Darby doesn’t damage pretty Ricky’s face.

Time for an important message from Hangman Page.

MJF will be providing an update on his campaign to dethrone dictator Jon Moxley as AEW World Champion. MJF has already been granted a title shot at All Out. That leaves four more episodes of Dynamite after tonight. Surely MJF could be enticed to wrestle another match in that time frame. There is one man that comes to mind for MJF to make an example of when it comes to Moxley’s car crash style. I’m thinking of newly signed Eddie Kingston.

This seems like a great opportunity to squeeze in a mini feud by having Kingston interrupt MJF tonight. The verbal exchanges would be gold.

Matt Cardona (fka Zack Ryder) was a guest on the latest episode of A Shot of Brandi (here). They made cucumber puree margaritas and ate ground beef tacos. There wasn’t much newsworthy discussion, but it did have a line that cracked me up. Cardona was salting his margarita glass, and said, “I’m a full rim job kind of guy.” Brandi blurted out, “That’s what she said.” Michael Scott’s legacy lives on proudly.

Being the Elite

“A Birthday And A Death” - Being The Elite, Ep. 215 (here) featured:

  • Matt Jackson started the show with old-school wrestling for 50+ seconds for the 50+ demographic. The closing graphic got a chuckle out of me. Matt should change his gear to XXXL undies, like the good old days.
  • The Bucks’ flight was delayed and they were stranded in the airport. They chowed down with Cage at a restaurant. Cage took a shot at the claw crane game. The Bucks didn’t want to keep building up their monster wrestlers only to have them lose. The machine jobbed Cage out. They ended up arriving after 4 different plane rides.
  • Alex Reynolds and John Silver pretended to be Chrstian AF to recruit the Bucks. The Jackson brothers eventually saw through their ploy. Mr. Brodie Lee checked up on his cronies and became enraged at their incompetence.
  • Matt spoke with Christopher Daniels about the 50+ demo. CD was put in charge of ideas for 50+. He panicked since he collects comic books, which is not typical 50+ behavior. CD thought of doing infomercials.
  • The Bucks and FTR congratulated Hangman Page & Kenny Omega on their title defense against the Dark Order. Beef was squashed via an offering of chocolate milk.
  • The Dark Order were worried about Mr. Brodie’s reaction to their losses. Jungle Boy was in the background, and they thought it was Griff Garrison. They shouted for him to leave. Stu Grayson stooged Silver out to Mr. Brodie about this latest screw-up. Mr. Brodie whacked Silver with papers.
  • Matt Hardy spoke with the Bucks about things not going as he expected. He wants to be a contributor to make AEW become a powerhouse. Matt decided to focus on being himself instead of all his different personalities. Hardy left and returned as Money Matt. And again as Version 1. And again as Broken Matt with Terms of the Inside for shoot.
  • Colt Cabana looked for Kenny Omega but couldn’t find him. He waited for Omega in the locker room and slept on his couch. The Best Friends and Orange Cassidy entered with their plan to kill Brandon Cutler. They attacked Cabana with the lights out and played with his pecker. Best Friends and OC proceeded with their plan for murder. What happened behind closed doors was too weird to describe. They exited into the hallway, noticed Brandon, and wondered who they just killed.

We’ll close with some new tunes from AEW coming August 15.

The one thing that sticks out from that tracklist is that WARHORSE has an official AEW theme song. Could that imply that WARHORSE ruling ass in AEW is imminent?

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