Excitement is building for this Saturday's highly anticipated episode of AEW Collision, as the promotion gears up for the grand finale of the prestigious Owen Hart Foundation Tournament. Adding an extra layer of star power to the event, a notable name will grace the venue as a special guest: none other than WWE Hall of Famer Jushin Thunder Liger.
The buzz began a few months ago when AEW President Tony Khan expressed his desire to have the legendary Jushin Thunder Liger present at the tournament finals during the Double or Nothing post-event press conference. And now, it seems that Liger has wholeheartedly accepted Khan's invitation.
Taking to Twitter, Liger himself confirmed his travel plans, announcing his imminent arrival in Calgary, Canada, the city where the Collision episode will be held. The significance of Liger's presence goes beyond a mere guest appearance.
The esteemed wrestler shared a history with Owen Hart, engaging in numerous captivating matches throughout their illustrious careers. Liger conveyed his enthusiasm for the upcoming event in a tweet, which he graciously offered in English through a Google translation: "I am at Haneda Airport now.
From now on, I will go to Calgary, Canada via San Francisco. I was invited as a guest at Owen Hart's memorial tournament ☆ I'm looking forward to Calgary after a long time."
Explosive Clash: FTR Defends Titles Against Jay White & Juice
The updated card for this eagerly awaited Collision episode at the iconic Saddledome is shaping up to be a spectacle of top-tier talent and thrilling matchups.
In one of the featured bouts, the AEW Tag Team Champions FTR will valiantly defend their titles against the formidable duo of Jay White and Juice Robinson. The stakes are high as these skilled teams clash in a battle that promises to captivate the audience and deliver unforgettable moments.
Additionally, the much-anticipated Men's Owen Hart Tournament Final will showcase a clash between two exceptional athletes: the legendary CM Punk and the dynamic Ricky Starks. Wrestling fans can hardly contain their excitement as they anticipate the clash of these incredible talents, eager to witness who will emerge victorious and etch their name in the history books.
Similarly, the Women's Owen Hart Tournament Final will be thrilling, pitting Willow Nightingale or Athena against Skye Blue or Ruby Soho. With their impressive skills and unwavering determination, these female competitors will undoubtedly bring forth a display of athleticism, finesse, and unyielding spirit, leaving fans on the edge of their seats.