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Anarchy in the Arena Succeeded on the Strength of All-Time Greats

If “Wild Thing” played over the whole thing, it’s probably a perfect match. I couldn’t tell you how serious I am about that statement, but I can tell you that the Anarchy in the Arena ten-man tag between The Jericho Appreciation Society and Eddie Kingston’s cohorts absolutely rocked. It’s one…

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Shake On It: Chris Jericho & Eddie Kingston Fought For Respect at Revolution

November 13, 2021: Eddie Kingston loses a grudge match to CM Punk at Full Gear. Punk, his battered face veiled in blood, stretches his hand out to Eddie—offering him the respect he’s denied Kingston for so long. Eddie doesn’t take it. He turns and sulks off, so bitter at his…

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78 Degrees of Wrestling: The Major Arcana of AEW (Part II: The Soul of Will)

To read the previous installment of Martin’s exploration of the major arcana of AEW, click here.  VIII. Strength: Kris Statlander In many different contexts—obviously including pro wrestling—strength is a term used as a synonym of domination. We are conditioned to think of strength when we think of someone conquering another…

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Join Us: Every AEW Faction Ranked

AEW is chockablock with various stables, from high-profile units like The Elite to lowly units like The Wingmen. This could be a daunting hurdle for new AEW fans, so I have not only summarized each group, but I have ranked them. For this list, I am considering any group of…

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BARON VON RASCHKE AND THE CLAW!!! (And the Minneapolis Street Fight)

Prior to watching the Minneapolis Street Fight, my longtime friend (and fellow lifelong wrestling fan) and I had not spoken in about a week. I wasn’t even sure if he was watching AEW’s Full Gear live. We both watched the event unfold without making any comments to one another, until…

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Chris Jericho’s All Out 2021 Entrance: A Review

This last weekend Chris Jericho went to war with MJF for the fourth time. While far from being the blow away match on the show (that honor going to the insane Young Bucks vs Lucha Bros. cage match), Jericho and MJF had a fun brawl full of callbacks to the…

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In Emulating the Four Horsemen, The Pinnacle Hasn’t Come Together Yet

Tonight, Chris Jericho’s Inner Circle and MJF’s Pinnacle meet in a Stadium Stampede match that will determine, among other things, whether or not the Inner Circle continues as a going concern in All Elite Wrestling. It is just the third time these two factions have met in the ring since…

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Understanding the Painmaker, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Become Judas in My Mind

Chris Jericho came to the ring last Wednesday night in shitty, sloppy makeup, a black fedora, and a leather jacket covered in huge spikes. The aesthetic change had been talked up in promotional tweets leading up to the show. The “Painmaker” persona Jericho had used when challenging Kazuchika Okada in…

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Chris Jericho’s Tag Team Partners Revealed for AEW Dynamite

TNT’s Countdown to AEW this evening ended with the revelation that Chris Jericho’s partners in tomorrow’s main event will in fact be Santana and Ortiz. The team formerly known as LAX were previously shown congratulating and thanking the inaugural champ backstage at All Out, but tonight they made it official.…

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