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Giannis marked out for AEW tag team wrestling

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Fans in the building for Wednesday night’s Rampage taping in Milwaukee already let us know that NBA Finals MVP Giannis Antetekounmpo was in attendance for the show that aired last night (Aug. 27) on TNT. Now that the show’s aired, we got a better look at the well-documented wrestling fan did, and enjoyed, during the show.

In addition to getting an introduction from Tony Khan and a hero’s welcome from the fans at UWM Panther Arena, the Greek Freak was front row for Rampage’s opening match. Antetekounmpo was on his feet for much of Lucha Bros win over Jurassic Express. When the post-match angle featured an attack by Penta El Zero M & Rey Fenix’s All Out opponents, Tag champs The Young Bucks, Giannis even tried to warn the babyface teams!

It was very cool to see the big man digging the action... unless you were in the seat behind the nearly seven footer.

It probably wasn’t the highlight of Giannis’ night though. He did snap a pic with a legend backstage, after all...

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Here are the highlights from Rampage:

  • AEW GM Tony Khan’s Presentation to NBA Finals MVP Giannis “The Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo
  • What Brought NBA Champion & MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo to His Feet?
  • Jurassic Express or Lucha Brothers - Who Fought Their Way into All Out?
  • How Did Christian Cage Force AEW Champion Kenny Omega into a Full Retreat?
  • AEW Exclusive Post-Rampage CM Punk, Christian Cage and Frankie Kazarian send Milwaukee Home Happy

For complete results from Rampage this week click here. To read a complete recap & review of all the night’s events click here.