3 Key Points
- “Hangman” Adam Page returns and Adam Copeland issues an Open Challenge on AEW Collision.
- AEW Battle of the Belts IX features Chris Jericho and Sammy Guevara challenging for the AEW World Tag Team Championship.
- AEW brings an action-packed Saturday with title defenses including the TBS Championship and AEW International Championship.
Hangman’s Homecoming and Copeland’s Challenge
AEW’s thrilling weekend kicks off with the “Hangman” Adam Page stepping back into the Norfolk’s Chartway Arena for the first time as the former AEW World Champion. Meanwhile, former champion Adam Copeland looks to climb the ranks again, presenting another Open Challenge in his pursuit of TNT Championship glory. Could Copeland’s quest be derailed by an eager competitor looking to make a name for themselves? Norfolk is set for high-octane action as these stars aim to captivate the AEW audience on Collision.
ROH World Six-Man Championship Up for Grabs
The Mogul Embassy will defend the ROH World Six-Man Championship against the formidable team of Lance Archer and The Righteous on Collision. With their title reign on the line and a recent mishap involving team dynamism, the Embassy must regroup to maintain their stronghold on the trios’ landscape. This matchup promises to deliver unbridled action with some of the toughest athletes in professional wrestling.
Purrazzo Aiming High Against Red Velvet
Deonna Purrazzo marks her official entry into AEW with a monumental COLLISION debut facing off against Red Velvet. Channeling her championship experience, Purrazzo sets her sights on Toni Storm’s AEW Women’s World Championship, but Red Velvet stands ready to reassert herself in the women’s division spotlight. This match is not only a test for the newcomer Purrazzo but also a chance for Red Velvet to shake up the title scene.
Faction Warfare: Daniel Garcia and FTR vs. The House of Black
The aftermath of last week’s tag team skirmish transitions into a six-man battle as Daniel Garcia teams with FTR to take on The House of Black. Though Garcia and FTR may have a disadvantage in terms of collective experience, their shared drive for retribution could be the catalyst for triumph. Saturday’s tag team action is anticipated to be an emotionally charged showdown that COLLISION fans won’t want to miss.
Jericho and Guevara: A Strained Alliance for Gold
Chris Jericho and Sammy Guevara, having weathered a tumultuous history, unite with a common goal: to dethrone Big Bill and Ricky Starks for the AEW World Tag Team Championship. Does the renewed friendship of Jericho and Guevara hold the keys to victory, or will the professional cohesion of the incumbents prevail in the BATTLE OF THE BELTS IX?
Anna Jay’s Quest for the TBS Championship
Anna Jay’s recent emotional win on DYNAMITE has propelled her into a TBS Championship match with Julia Hart. With a hunger for success and a poignant drive, Anna Jay faces a significant test to capture the title that has eluded her on four previous attempts. BOTB IX will be the stage for what could be a defining moment in Anna Jay’s wrestling journey.
A Shot at the AEW International Championship
AEW International Champion Orange Cassidy rewards Preston Vance with a title shot following Vance’s impressive performance on DYNAMITE: HOMECOMING 2024. As both competitors brace for singles competition with high stakes, the AEW universe eagerly awaits to see if Vance can seize the moment or if Cassidy will extend his historic reign as champion.
An evening surging with adrenaline, COLLISION and BATTLE OF THE BELTS IX, promises a grand showcase of AEW’s finest talent – from global champions to rising challengers. Tune in at 8 pm ET/7 pm CT on TNT for an unforgettable night of professional wrestling action that captures the essence of All Elite Wrestling.