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 Wednesday night Dynamite.
Starting with story beats on Elevation and Dark, Tony Nese made his in-ring debut. The former WWE cruiserweight champion was itching for competition, so he started working his way up the ladder. Fuego del Sol was the first rung. Nese wrestled with agility and arrogance, which allowed Fuego to pick up momentum. Nese was able to counter the tornado DDT into a roll-up, then he picked up Fuego for a powerbomb into the corner. A running knee earned the win to make the hottest free agent 1-0 in AEW.
.@TonyNese takes care of business against @FuegoDelSol and gets a win in his first match in #AEW!— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 3, 2021
Watch #AEWDark NOW: https://t.co/4bvV69vCEL pic.twitter.com/BKOMkWrvZy
On the developmental side of WWE, former NXT wrestler Tiger Ruas (Arturo Ruas) requested tougher matches, and he got more than he bargained for against PAC. Ruas’ capoeira movement was neutralized with headlocks. PAC controlled much of the action. He turned it up a notch with a powerbomb, blitz of kicks, a German suplex, then the Brutalizer submission.
.@BASTARDPAC locks in The Brutalizer for the tap out victory against a very game #TigerRuas (@adrianjaoude) on #AEWDark pic.twitter.com/9Nncn7N5Kg— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 3, 2021
Bunny ran in to punch Red Velvet with brass knuckles. Hooray for the continued usage of brass knuckles.
#TheBunny knocks out @Thee_Red_Velvet with brass knuckles and sets the tone heading into their TBS Women's Championship Tournament match THIS FRIDAY on #AEWRampage LIVE at 10/9c on TNT!— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 2, 2021
Watch #AEWDark NOW: https://t.co/4bvV69vCEL pic.twitter.com/nX8iRxr0S9
Orange Cassidy brought the chuckles with a rap battle answering Max Caster’s sass for the Boston crowd.
Word to your mother… @OrangeCassidy doesn’t seem to love #TheAcclaimed.— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 1, 2021
Tune in NOW to #AEWDarkElevation - https://t.co/iBL7D63Qds pic.twitter.com/wVIYoBCNto
“Road to KC,” was a short one this week to hype Cody Rhodes versus Andrade and the TBS Championship tournament matchup between Anna Jay and Jamie Hayter. Unfortunately, there were no juicy soundbites.
Andrade made up for that with a humorous retort about his match with Cody being on free television.
I told you! You always make stupid choices. https://t.co/xOmGD9qieg— “EL IDOLO” ANDRADE (@AndradeElIdolo) October 30, 2021
Darby Allin posted a different angle to his rock concert vignette of attacking fake MJF.
Feelin it. pic.twitter.com/KvAAWLaS2R— DARBY ALLIN (@DarbyAllin) October 28, 2021
Allin ended up surprising MJF with an appearance on Dynamite. That ambush resulted in Allin hitting Wardlow in the back with his custom thumbtacked skateboard. Wardlow’s wounds showed that those tiny metal spikes are all too real.
@RealWardlow’s back after being smacked with @DarbyAllin’s thumbtack skateboard on #AEWDynamite pic.twitter.com/wc7xKaEoGj— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) October 28, 2021
Shawn Dean was the guest for the latest episode of A Shot of Brandi (here). They drank tequila with pineapple juice. The dish was chicken and jasmine rice stuffed into a pineapple. Topics of conversation were Dean’s naval career and his backstage roles in AEW.
Being the Elite, Ep. 280 (here) was a Halloween special based on the Netflix series Squid Game. The full, “Elite Game,” show was its own story without the usual skits or stories relevant to AEW. Private Party, Brandon Cutler, Michael Nakazawa, and Lulu Pencil were the contestants. The big reveal was Lulu admitting to sleeping with Nak’s wife. He couldn’t pull the trigger to kill her with a spoon, so she quit instead. At the very end, Omega killed the Young Bucks and Adam Cole.
We’ll close with merch from the AAA tag champs. Super Ranas, out.
NEW ARRIVAL! Check out the Living Legend Luchadores shirt at https://t.co/9hHlXpcSbp! @DaxFTR @CashWheelerFTR #shopaew #aew #aewdynamite #aewrampage pic.twitter.com/Q9WvO6rSdY— ShopAEW.com (@ShopAEW) October 29, 2021
FTR will have a chance to defend the AAA gold in an open challenge for luchadores on Dynamite.