AEW COLLISION aired from Montreal’s renowned Bell Centre, with the wrestling world buzzing with anticipation. The commentary team, featuring Nigel McGuinness, Kevin Kelly, and Tony Schiavone, heightened the event’s electricity, guiding audiences through a night of intense action.
The Continental Classic Tournament continued to be a focal point, with its Blue League Standings a hot topic. Brody King and Bryan Danielson shared the top spot with 6 points each, while Claudio Castagnoli and Andrade El Idolo sat at 3, and Eddie Kingston and Daniel Garcia had yet to score.
One key matchup saw Castagnoli clash with Eddie Kingston in a bout where Kingston’s desperation translated into a barrage of aggression. Despite Castagnoli’s resilient offense, Kingston seized a roll-up victory, keeping his tournament hopes alive and inciting fans with chants supporting his underdog spirit.
The evening took an unexpected turn during a backstage interview with FTW Champion HOOK, as ROH Pure Champion Wheeler Yuta confronted him. The tension boiled over into a challenge under FTW Rules, stirring anticipation for an epic showdown.
In women’s action, Willow Nightingale faced off against Mercedes Martinez. Nightingale’s tenacity shone through despite Martinez’s ruthless attack, scoring a surprise win with a small package pin. Yet, post-match, Diamante and Martinez attacked Willow, prompting Kris Statlander to make the save, introducing a new dynamic to this fierce rivalry.
Backstage drama unfolded as Ruby Soho was caught donning a Cool Hand Ang t-shirt, leading to a simmering confrontation with Saraya and Anna Jay, pointing towards Soho’s uncertain allegiance.
The muscle of the squared circle, Wardlow, continued his dominant streak, overpowering Willie Mack and concluding the match with a referee stoppage, further solidifying his imposing place within AEW.
Meanwhile, “The Cleaner” Kenny Omega showcased his enduring talent in a grueling match against “All Ego” Ethan Page. Despite Page’s valiant efforts, Omega’s artistry with the One-Winged Angel secured his victory, only to be blindsided by Big Bill post-match, setting up another potential conflict.
CJ Perry’s interview was dramatically interrupted by Miro, her husband, leading to a heated exchange that promised future familial sparks and in-ring consequences, especially concerning Miro’s tournament ambitions.
Doubles action saw Penta El Zero Miedo & Komander dazzle their Montreal home crowd, outmaneuvering the duo of Daddy Magic & Cool Hand Ang, whipping fans into a frenzy with their high-flying athleticism.
The evening culminated with a Blue League Match between Bryan Danielson and Andrade El Idolo, captivating onlookers. A bruising contest ensued, with both men pushing their limits. Andrade ultimately pinned Danielson, but post-match, the concern shifted to Danielson’s wellbeing as the wrestling community held its breath for updates on his condition.
As AEW DYNAMITE’s anticipation ramps up for Winter Is Coming, AEW reaffirmed its place as an irresistible epicenter for professional wrestling enthusiasts. The College Park Center in Arlington, TX, awaits wrestling fans for more electrifying action next Wednesday, live at 8 PM ET / 7 PM CT on TBS.