AEW Stars Were ‘At Risk Of Being Cut’ Due To COVID-19

2 years ago by Liam Winnard

AEW Stars Were ‘At Risk Of Being Cut’ Due To COVID-19

A couple of All Elite Wrestling (AEW) stars have said that they believe they were “at risk of being cut” due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaking with the Ottawa Sun, Dark Order members and tag team partners Evil Uno & Stu Grayson said they could have been let go during the period that they were unable to travel to shows.

Uno said:

“We travel every two weeks (to Florida) and quarantine in between. We don’t leave our houses; that’s a stress. There was a time where it was very uncertain for both of us because we couldn’t make it to work for several months, so we were at risk of being cut. We didn’t know the scope of what COVID would be like. We also didn’t know what kind of financial hit AEW was going to take. It was stressful at first, but now it feels like the norm. We have deep roots in this area, we helped build up this whole wrestling scene over the past 15 years. We’re still within the decision phase.”

Uno and Grayson were the #5 ranked tag team as of last week’s official AEW rankings, with a tag team record of 14-2 in 2020.

They were brought into AEW as a tag team and the Dark Order was originally just those two, but it’s since grown into a large faction led by former TNT Champion Brodie Lee.

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