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Athena vs. Penelope Ford added to AEW Rampage

A Claudio Castagnoli promo has also been added to Friday's show.

A new match and a promo segment have been added to Friday's AEW Rampage episode. 

In a bout announced during Wednesday's Dynamite, Athena will face Penelope Ford on Friday's episode. Ford returned to the ring for the first time since January at last week's AEW Dark: Elevation taping. 

Also added to Friday's show, Blackpool Combat Club member and ROH World Champion Claudio Castagnoli will speak. 

A pair of title matches, plus a first round match in the World Trios Championship tournament are already set for Friday's episode. 

Swerve Strickland and Keith Lee will defend the AEW World Tag Team titles against Private Party's Isiah Kassidy and Marq Quen, plus Hook defends the FTW title against Zack Clayton. In the Trios title tournament, The Trustbusters will take on Best Friends. 

Here is the updated Rampage lineup for Friday, August 19: 

  • AEW World Tag Team Championship: Swerve in our Glory (Swerve Strickland & Keith Lee) (c) vs. Private Party (Isiah Kassidy & Marq Quen)
  • FTW Championship: Hook (c) vs. Zack Clayton
  • AEW World Trios Championship tournament first round: Trustbusters (Ari Daivari, Slim J & Parker Boudreaux) vs. Best Friends (Orange Cassidy, Trent Beretta & Chuck Taylor
  • Athena vs. Penelope Ford
  • ROH World Champion Claudio Castagnoli speaks