London is looking, however San Diego is subsequent for upstart skilled wrestling promotion AEW.
AEW — All Elite Wrestling — will produce two nationally broadcast tv reveals, “AEW: Dynamite” and “AEW: Rampage” on Could 31 from Viejas Area on the campus of San Diego State College.
It’s the primary time AEW has been in San Diego and it comes at a essential time for the younger promotion that was based in 2019 and has grow to be the most important challenger and rival to the extra established WWE.
The San Diego present will probably be simply three days after AEW holds “Double or Nothing,” a serious pay-per-view occasion that includes all of it stars.
In the meantime, the corporate simply introduced that it’s launching a 3rd tv present, “AEW: Collision,” on June 17. An AEW online game is popping out two weeks later, on June 29. And on August 27, AEW will maintain its first European present at iconic Wembley Stadium in London, England.
“Everyone is worked up, however greater than that pleasure, all people is prepared for it,” stated AEW commentator Mark Henry.
Henry, a former champion weightlifter and Olympian who turned an expert wrestler greatest recognized for his success with the WWE, has been with AEW since 2021.
He stated AEW reveals at all times have raucous crowds and he expects a celebration environment for Wednesday’s reveals in San Diego, particularly coming off “Double or Nothing.”
“There’s at all times a shakeup after the PPV,” he stated. “The PPV is the fruits occasion of no matter tales are occurring. Count on a celebration.”
Henry stated he will probably be on the present for his common function introducing the primary occasion at “Rampage.” As well as, he enjoys his work behind the scenes teaching youthful expertise within the promotion.
Though Henry’s wrestling days are behind him, he stated Darby Allin could be a dream opponent due to his completely different type. He additionally described MJF as somebody who will probably be an all-time nice.
It hasn’t been introduced which AEW wrestlers will seem in San Diego, however Allin and MJF are featured on the poster for the occasion, together with a number of of the promotion’s massive stars. The “AEW Dynamite” reveals normally function stars from the primary roster.
As of Tuesday, the Ticketmaster site was nonetheless itemizing tickets for the present, which has a 4 p.m. begin time.
“I’m enthusiastic about coming to San Diego,” stated Henry. “It’s one in all my favourite cities in America.”