AEW World Champion MJF and Adam Cole have formed an unexpected yet formidable alliance since their pairing for the AEW Blind Tag Team Eliminator Tournament. Their unlikely camaraderie translated into victory at Blood and Guts 2023, besting Sammy Guevara and Daniel Garcia of The Jericho Appreciation Society.
Their victory wasn't merely a testament to their physical prowess but also a showcase of a unique dynamic that elevated their partnership. Ex-WCW icon Disco Inferno couldn't help but comment on the symbiotic bond between MJF and Cole, lauding them for delivering an exemplary performance.
On Twitter, he shared, "I thought the #AEW haters would love the Cole/MJF stuff last night. Got the biggest pop of the night for a simple match to work. Sports entertainment." His words echoed a sentiment that was felt by many - even critics couldn't deny the pair's magnetic presence in the ring.
Post-Match Tension Dissolves Into Camaraderie
A memorable post-match scene ensued as Adam Cole held MJF’s World title, ready to hand it over. However, MJF's suspicious nature led him to believe that Cole had ulterior motives, resulting in a tense standoff.
However, the temporary misunderstanding was soon dissolved, ending with the two champions embracing in camaraderie. So, how did MJF and Adam Cole climb the ladder to win the AEW Blind Tag Team Tournament? Their journey was nothing short of a rollercoaster, filled with challenges and tough opponents.
Despite the odds, the pair demonstrated resilience, even in the face of adversaries like Big Bill and Brian Cage, proving that a size disadvantage could be overcome with the right strategy and effort. Their final clash at Blood and Guts against Guevara and Garcia was a nail-biting spectacle, filled with suspense and near misses.
One of the highlights included MJF executing a jaw-dropping suicide dive through the ropes, receiving the night's loudest cheers. In the end, Cole and MJF cemented their victory by double-clotheslining Daniel Garcia, securing their win and a coveted shot at the AEW World Tag Team titles. This triumph marked a new chapter for them, proving their status as a formidable force in the wrestling world.