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Takeshita vs. Limelight, full card announced for AEW Dark: Elevation


DDT standout Konosuke Takeshita will make his televised AEW debut as he faces Danny Limelight on Monday's AEW Dark: Elevation.

On Friday, the four-time KO-D Champion was a surprise part of an eight-man tag team match at AEW's first-ever house show, teaming with AEW World Champion Kenny Omega, Tag Team Champions The Young Bucks and Michael Nakazawa in a losing effort to Death Triangle and the Sydal Brothers.

Dave Meltzer noted Friday that Takeshita is taking a break from the Japanese scene and is scheduled on a few more shows. 

Limelight is currently on a two match losing streak in AEW.

Several other matches and segments were also announced Monday with the full card as follows:

  • Best Friends vs. Ryan Nemeth and Cezar Bononi 
  • Orange Cassidy vs. John Skyler
  • Scorpio Sky and Ethan Page vs. Sonny Kiss and Joey Janela
  • Brandon Cutler vs. Penta El Zero M
  • PAC and Fenix vs. Andre Montoya and Vary Morales
  • Thunder Rosa vs. Diamante
  • Konosuke Takeshita vs. Danny Limelight
  • The Hybrid2 vs. Carlie Bravo and Dean Alexander
  • Britt Baker vs. Skye Blue
  • FTR vs. Midas Black and Jay Lyon
  • Dante Martin vs. Baron Black
  • QT Marshall & Nick Comoroto vs. Andrew Palace & Cole Karter
  • Miro vs. Hayden Backlund
  • Rising Star profile: Shawn Dean