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Dustin Rhodes sets retirement stipulation for AEW Dynamite match


Dustin Rhodes said that if he doesn’t beat Kip Sabian on Dynamite this Wednesday, he will retire.

AEW’s social media today shared a clip of the upcoming Road to the TNT Championship video that will drop on Monday. In the video, he is shown talking to Cody via phone about his match against Sabian this Wednesday, saying if he doesn’t win the match and advance in the tournament, he’ll retire.

The winner between Sabian and Rhodes will face Lance Archer, who defeated Colt Cabana to advance. Another tournament match that will take place Wednesday features Sammy Guevara facing Darby Allin. The winner of that match will face Cody in the semifinals.

The two semi finalists will meet at Double or Nothing on May 23 to determine the first TNT champion.

Additional matches for this week’s Dynamite will see Jimmy Havoc face Orange Cassidy. Kenny Omega and Mr. Brodie will also be in action. AEW additionally announced today that Wardlow will also be in action.