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Penelope Ford return part of nine-match AEW Dark: Elevation lineup

Thunderstorm, The Acclaimed, Dark Order, Julia Hart, Serena Deeb, and more are also scheduled for the show.

AEW has announced nine matches for Dark: Elevation. 

Hikaru Shida will team with Toni Storm and AEW Women's World Champion Thunder Rosa on the show. They will take on Emi Sakura, Marina Shafir, and Nyla Rose in trios action. 

Penelope Ford makes her return to the ring as well and will face Heather Reckless in singles competition. Ford hasn't wrestled since January. Tony Khan previously stated that she was not medically cleared but did not reveal further details regarding the nature of her injury. 

Other notable matches scheduled to air include the Acclaimed vs. Justin Fowler & JT Energy, Julia Hart vs. Free-Range Kara, and Serena Deeb vs. Sierra. 

AEW Dark: Elevation airs at 7 p.m Eastern time on YouTube. The show was filmed on Wednesday, August 10 from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The announced lineup is as follows:

  • Hikaru Shida & Thunderstorm (Thunder Rosa & Toni Storm) vs. Emi Sakura, Marina Shafir & Nyla Rose
  • The Acclaimed (Max Caster & Anthony Bowens) vs. Justin Fowler & JT Energy
  • Private Party (Marq Quen & Isiah Kassidy) vs. JAH-C & JDX
  • Julia Hart vs. Free-Range Kara
  • Penelope Ford vs. Heather Reckless
  • The Dark Order's John Silver, Alex Reynolds, Evil Uno & Ten vs. T.U.G Cooper, Drew System, Rylie Jackson & Adam Grace
  • Tony Nese & Josh Woods w/ "Smart" Mark Sterling vs. Travis Titan & Arik Cannon
  • Serena Deeb vs. Sierra
  • Konosuke Takeshita vs. Cezar Bononi