Backstage news on Chaos project working behind the scenes for AEW

Backstage news on Chaos project working behind the scenes for AEW


AEW’s Chaos Project is reportedly working behind the scenes for the company.

A new report from Fightful Select states that Luther has been coaching talent for competitions for quite some time. The veteran pro wrestler recently helped coach a match during Wednesday’s taping for the Grand Slam edition of AEW Rampage, which airs next Friday. It is not yet known which game he worked on last night.

Luther’s tag team partner Serpentico has also been helping out with coaching matches lately. The veteran pro wrestler continues to compete on Dark and Elevation, but also helps others on the roster.


Luther hasn’t wrestled for AEW since mid-May as he and Serpentico fell short against Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland on Dark. He worked on the DPW Fire #10 event four days after taking on Dark, teaming up with Serpentico before a loss to DPW Tag Team champions Patrick Scott and Chance Rizer. After those mid-May matches, Luther was on the shelf with an injury, but he has since been medically cleared and returned to the ring on September 9 at SOS Pro Wrestling’s Cast Away event, losing to Dean Cooper in an Island Rules Match.

Serpentico played a match against Ortiz during Wednesday’s Elevation taping in New York City, and Luther sat in his corner, as he has in other recent singles matches. The fight between Ortiz and Luther will be broadcast next Monday.

Luther signed with AEW in late 2019, while Serpentico debuted for the company in March 2020. Luther defeated Serpentico, under his real name Jon Cruz, on the May 19, 2020 Dark edition, but they teamed up for the first time on the June 23, 2020 edition of Dark, teaming up with Max Caster for a loss to Jungle Boy, Luchasaurus and Mark Stunt. Chaos Project’s first standard tag team match came on the July 14, 2020 edition of Dark, where they defeated Pineapple Pete and Brady Pierce. Their Dynamite debut came on October 7, 2020 for the Chris Jericho 30th Anniversary Celebration episode, where they took a loss to Jake Hager and Luther’s longtime friend, current ROH World Champion Chris Jericho. Since then, Luther and Serpentico have only made 3 Dynamite appearances together, and no Rampage appearances, but they have played countless Dark and Elevation shows.

AEW currently has a full roster of coaches helping behind the scenes, including Luther, Serpentico, Madison Rayne, QT Marshall, Ari Daivari, Dean Malenko, Jerry Lynn and Vice President of Talent Development Pat Buck, among others.

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