In a dramatic turn of events following their intense clash on "AEW Dynamite" in Montreal, Quebec, Christian Cage has officially accepted Adam Copeland's challenge to a no-disqualification match. The much-anticipated response came during "AEW Collision" at the Frost Bank Center in San Antonio, Texas, setting the stage for what promises to be an unforgettable showdown in the wrestling world.
The evening unfolded with suspense, as Cage meticulously crafted his response. In an unexpected move, he invited Shayna Wayne, mother of Nick Wayne, to the ring. The audience listened intently as Shayna disclosed her reasons for assisting Cage in his AEW TNT Title defense against Copeland in Montreal.
In a heartfelt address, she revealed that witnessing Copeland's aggressive attack on her son with a chair propelled her to act in defense of her child. Her intervention, she explained, was driven by a mother's instinct to protect her son, asserting that Christian Cage was the only other person who genuinely cared for Nick's well-being.
Cage Condemns Copeland
Christian Cage then seized the moment to castigate Adam Copeland, branding him a reprehensible figure for jeopardizing Nick Wayne's aspirations. He highlighted the struggles of Shayna Wayne, who tirelessly juggled multiple jobs to nurture her son's wrestling ambitions.
Cage pointed out the irony in Copeland's actions, given his own upbringing by a single mother, suggesting that Copeland of all people should empathize with their plight. Reflecting on their previous encounter in Montreal, Cage underscored his triumph in defending the TNT title and leaving the arena not just as a champion, but accompanied by a devoted matriarch.
Ultimately, Cage addressed Copeland's challenge directly, accepting the invitation to a no-disqualification match. However, he did so with a tone of undisguised disdain, dismissing Copeland as a true contender. In Cage's view, he remains unchallenged at the pinnacle of the wrestling industry, setting a defiant tone for their upcoming battle.
This high-stakes match, born out of rivalry and tinged with personal vendettas, is poised to be a defining moment in AEW history, captivating fans and critics alike.