Watch The AEW Roster Invade Another Wrestling Company
The Elite continues to be the coolest thing happening in wrestling.
All Elite Wrestling may not be holding its first show until May, but that isn't stopping the new company from making an impact wherever possible. Wrestling fans in Los Angeles found that out Wednesday night, January 16, when several members of the AEW roster invaded Bar Wrestling during the main event, creating one of the most memorable wrestling moments in quite a while.
During a match that saw AEW signees Scorpio Sky, Frankie Kazarian, and Christopher Daniels--known as So Cal Uncensored--take on the team of Eric Watts and the RockNES Monsters, some very special surprise guests made their way to the ring to help SCU fend off the heels. First out was Bar Wrestling founder Joey Ryan, who has been featured extensively on the Being the Elite YouTube series and appeared at All In. He was soon joined by Elite member Adam "Hangman" Page, as they performed a double YouPorn Plex--a move you have to see to believe--on Watts.
From there, The Elite's Cody and Brandi Rhodes made their arrival to dispatch of the RockNES Monsters, before the Young Bucks joined in for one of their patented Superkick Parties. The entire thing was utterly ridiculous in the best possible way, and based on the video above, the audience couldn't have loved it any more.
Once SCU secured the victory over the fallen villains, the show kept going as Cody officially signed everyone in the crowd to All Elite Wrestling and promptly crowd surfed over the audience. Of course, Brandi quickly fired them all because they simply can't afford to employ that many people.
The only unfortunate part of the entire invasion is that AEW didn't sign Joey Ryan on the spot, even though he seems tailor-made for the promotion. However, as Matt Jackson of the Young Bucks revealed to the audience, Ryan is currently under contract to El Rey's Lucha Underground promotion until 2020. Who knows what could happen once that contract has run its course, though?
While there may not have been any major AEW news to come out of this event, the invasion makes it obvious that it's business as usual for The Elite. While they may have partnered with the owners of the Jacksonville Jaguars to launch AEW, that's not going to stop them from going to smaller shows and having fun. Now if they could just bring the rest of their group--Kenny Omega and "The Villain" Marty Scurll were absent from the invasion--along for the ride. At this point, though, both men are still under contract to other companies.
All Elite Wrestling's first major event, Double or Nothing, will happen on May 25 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Make sure to check out our wishlist of wrestlers we'd like to see sign with AEW and be part of that show.
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