Tony Khan makes pledge for tonight’s AEW Rampage Grand Slam Special, opener confirmed, control center, more

Tony Khan makes pledge for tonight’s AEW Rampage Grand Slam Special, opener confirmed, control center, more

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AEW President Tony Khan is promising a free pay-per-view quality show tonight when the Grand Slam edition of AEW Rampage airs live on TNT.

Tonight’s Rampage will be a two-hour special, broadcasting in its usual timeslot of 10 p.m. ET. The episode was taped Wednesday night from Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City, and full spoilers can be found at this link.

Khan confirmed that tonight’s special episode will “start hot” with Sting and Darby Allin vs. Brody King and Buddy Matthews in the No DQ match. He called the opener a “big game” between the two teams.

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Khan also said that Rampage tonight will be “the most star-studded, action-packed and exciting Rampage ever”.

“You don’t want to miss #AEWRampage Grand Slam TONIGHT on @TNTdrama! I promise you this will be a ppv quality show for FREE, + while I can’t promise this next installment, I expect this to be the best wrestling show on TV tonight! Find out for yourself TONIGHT @ 10pm ET/9pm CT!,” he wrote.

Below is the Rampage lineup for tonight, along with promos for some of the matches and Khan’s full tweets:

* Chris Jericho, Tony Schiavone, Excalibur and Jim Ross with commentary

* Sting and Darby Allin vs. Buddy Matthews and Brody King in a No DQ match

* Action Bronson and FTW Champion Hook vs. Angelo Parker and Matt Menard

* AEW TBS Champion Jade Cargill defends Diamante. Cargill will have The Baddies in her corner, while rapper Trina will be with Diamante

* AEW TNT Champion Wardlow and ROH Television World Champion Samoa Joe vs. Tony Nese and Josh Woods

* Jungle Boy vs. AEW World Trios Champion Rey Fenix

*Eddie Kingston vs. Sammy Guevara

* Golden Ticket Battle Royale with Paul Wight on guest commentary. The winner will be named AEW World Champion Jon Moxley’s new No. 1 contender for a title shot at the Tuesday Night Dynamite on October 18. Contestants include Adam Page, ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champions Dalton Castle with The Boys, ROH Pure Champion Daniel Garcia, Ari Daivari, Brian Cage, Penta El Zero M, W. Morrissey, Cole Karter, Lance Archer, Jay Lethal , Dante Martin, Danhausen, Lee Moriarty, Rush, The Butcher, The Blade, Marq Quen, Isiah Kassidy, 10, Evil Uno, John Silver, Alex Reynolds, Jake Hager, Chuck Taylor, Trent Beretta and Matt Hardy

* Ricky Starks vs. Powerhouse Hobbs in an Unsanctioned Lights Out Main Event

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