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Wardlow vs. Brian Cage TNT title match set for AEW Dynamite

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Wardlow will be defending the TNT title this Wednesday on Dynamite.

Tony Khan on social media Monday afternoon confirmed a match between Wardlow and Brian Cage. This followed a social media post by Wardlow asking for anyone to step up to him.

Wardlow wrote “I dare someone to challenge me for the TNT title this Wednesday at the anniversary show. Someone remotely close to my level. Just show up, I’ll be waiting.”

Khan confirmed the match, with AEW’s Twitter account posting a video of Cage talking about the challenge. He said that he hasn’t been on AEW television recently because he’s in ROH and elsewhere creating a winning streak so he’ll come back to AEW for the right opportunity. He said the fans have been waiting and there’s no better time than the three-year anniversary to become the new TNT Champion. He said Wardlow is taking the path of least resistance, and that he’s the real competition.

Here is the updated lineup for Wednesday’s Dynamite:

  • Bryan Danielson & Daniel Garcia vs. Chris Jericho & Sammy Guevara
  • TNT title: Wardlow vs. Brian Cage
  • MJF vs. Wheeler Yuta
  • Hangman Page vs. Rush
  • Toni Storm, Athena & Willow Nightingale vs. Jamie Hayter, Serena Deeb & Penelope Ford
  • Darby Allin vs. Jay Lethal
  • Luchasaurus in action
  • National Scissoring Day” with The Acclaimed and Billy Gunn