Wardlow made a surprise return to AEW on the Oct. 4 Dynamite, squashing Griff Garrison and exiting through the crowd. He was back last night (Oct. 10) for another dose of “arrive, powerbomb until the referee stops the match, leave” action — this time against Matt Sydal:
It’s fun, and a smart return to the schtick that made people think the big man from Cleveland could be AEW’s next big thing last year. But like that run, it will be all about what Tony Khan & team can come up for Wardlow to do after several weeks of dominant squashes.
Will he remain a silent assassin? They’ve tried various mouth pieces since MJF & Shawn Spears, but nothing’s clicked. What is this building to? He’s captured the TNT title on three different occasions in the past, and AEW didn’t seem to know what to do with Wardlow as champ.
Let us know what you think the answer is in the comments below. On your way down there, check out the rest of the highlights from Oct. 10’s Title Tuesday edition of Dynamite in the following playlist:
- For the first time EVER! Danielson vs Strickland for a shot at the TNT Title!
- “Timeless” Toni Storm’s “Lover’s Lament”!
- Did Chris Jericho feel the power of Don Callis’ new recruit Powerhouse Hobbs?
- Orange Cassidy steps in for Moxley against International Champion Rey Fenix!
- Bullet Club Gold’s Jay White takes on Hangman Adam Page in a first for AEW!
- Former champ Hikaru Shida challenges Saraya for the AEW Women’s World Title!
- What did Christian Cage say before Adam Copeland’s AEW in-ring debut?
- Rated-R Superstar Adam Copeland makes his in-ring debut against Luchasaurus!