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Tomohiro Ishii to make AEW debut on Dynamite


NJPW's Tomohiro Ishii will make his AEW debut on Wednesday's Dynamite. 

Ishii will team with Orange Cassidy against The Butcher and The Blade. The match announcement was made during Saturday's Full Gear pay-per-view. 

Butcher and Blade interfered on Matt Hardy's behalf as Hardy defeated Cassidy on Friday's AEW Rampage. Cassidy and Best Friends were announced as official members of NJPW's CHAOS stable this week. 

Also set for Dynamite, Jay Lethal will challenge Sammy Guevara for the TNT Championship. Lethal made a surprise debut at Full Gear to challenge Guevara. 

The TBS Championship tournament will continue with a quarterfinals matchup, as Hikaru Shida faces Nyla Rose. 

Also announced, Lio Rush and Dante Martin will tag against Anthony Bowens and Max Caster of The Acclaimed. 

More matches for Dynamite will be announced following Full Gear. 

Here is the lineup so far:

  • The Butcher & The Blade vs. Orange Cassidy & Tomohiro Ishii
  • TNT Championship: Sammy Guevara (c) vs. Jay Lethal
  • TBS Championship tournament quarterfinals: Hikaru Shida vs. Nyla Rose
  • Dante Martin & Lio Rush vs. The Acclaimed