In tonight’s AEW Dynamite (May 24) opener, Orange Cassidy yet again put his International Championship on the line in the opening bout.
Orange Cassidy faced off against NJPW’s Kyle Fletcher after having previously had a run in backstage at a previous edition of Dynamite whereby Fletcher attacked Cassidy from behind to challenge for the title.
In a hard hitting battle to kick off the show, there were several stunning near falls by which Orange Cassidy’s title reign appeared in danger.
However in the end, the champ was able to retain his title after a huge fight from the big Australian star, Kyle Fletcher.
Ahead for Orange Cassidy, a 21 man Battle Royale at AEW Double or Nothing in order to maintain his International Championship.
After the match, it was announced that Ricky Starks was the second man announced for the battle royal however he was attacked by Juice Robinson and Jay White who vowed to continue to make his life hell.
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The card for the AEW Double Or Nothing event on Sunday, May 28 is as follows:
AEW World Championship – MJF (c) vs. Darby Allin vs. Jack Perry vs. Sammy Guevara
TNT Championship Ladder Match – Wardlow (c) vs. Christian Cage
AEW Women’s World Championship – Jamie Hayter (c) vs. Toni Storm
AEW World Tag Team Championship (Special Guest Referee Mark Briscoe) – FTR (c) vs. Jay Lethal & Jeff Jarrett
Anarchy in the Arena – Adam Page, Kenny Omega & Young Bucks vs. Bryan Danielson, Claudio Castagnoli, Jon Moxley & Wheeler Yuta
Unsanctioned Match – Adam Cole vs. Chris Jericho
Austin Gunn, Colten Gunn & Ethan Page vs. Isiah Kassidy, Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy
International Championship Blackjack Battle Royal – Orange Cassidy (c) vs. 20 TBA
TBS Championship – Jade Cargill (c) vs. Taya Valkyrie
#AndSTILL!#AEW International Champion @orangecassidy retains the title after an absolute war against @kylefletcherpro here on #AEWDynamite LIVE on TBS! pic.twitter.com/RdXF9B1z4M
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) May 25, 2023
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