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Lei'D Tapa's AEW debut part of 15-match Dark lineup


Former Impact Wrestling roster member and MMA fighter Lei'D Tapa will return to the ring for the first time in three years this Tuesday on AEW Dark.

Tapa's match against KiLynn King was announced as part of another marathon 15-match lineup announced by AEW Sunday. The 37-year-old niece of The Barbarian hasn't been any kind of ring since the fall of 2017. She appeared once in NXT, losing to Ember Moon in 2017.

The Dark Order will also be a big part of Tuesday's show as Alan "4" Angels will face VSK; John "4" Silver, 10, and Colt Cabana will face Shawn Dean, Cezar Bononi, and Fuego Del Sol in six-man action; and Evil Uno and Stu Grayson will meet Baron Black and Nick Comoroto.

In other announced matches:

  • The Butcher and The Blade (w/Bunny) vs. Jersey Muscle
  • Private Party vs. Chaos Project (Luther and Serpentico)
  • Will Hobbs vs. D3
  • Darby Allin vs. BSHP King
  • Ricky Starks vs. Dave Dutra
  • Sammy Guevara vs. Lee Johnson. Johnson is coming off being announced as a member of The Nightmare Family this week.
  • Brandi Rhodes and Red Velvet (w/Dustin Rhodes) vs. Leyla Hirsch and Elayna Black
  • Jurassic Express (w/Marko Stunt) vs. Danny Limelight and KC Navarro
  • Frankie Kazarian vs. Ryzin
  • Griff Garrison and Brian Pillman Jr. vs. Sean Maluta and Alex Chamberlain
  • Max Caster and Anthony Bowens vs. Aaron Solow and Angel Fashion