In a candid recollection, Marq Quen, one half of the dynamic AEW tag team Private Party, has opened up about the profound impact of their early AEW victory over The Young Bucks. This match, a highlight of Private Party's journey in AEW, marked a pivotal moment in the fledgling promotion's history.
On the second episode of "AEW Dynamite," the wrestling world witnessed a stunning upset as Private Party triumphed over The Young Bucks, effectively eliminating the latter from the inaugural tag team championship tournament.
This victory was more than just a professional accomplishment for Quen; it was a personal milestone that resonated deeply with him. Speaking on teammate Isiah Kassidy's YouTube channel, Quen shared the emotional text he sent to The Young Bucks post-match, expressing a sentiment of profound fulfillment: "If I was to die today, just know I'm happy."
Private Party's Legacy Moment
Though Private Party's euphoria was short-lived, with their subsequent elimination by The Lucha Brothers, the win over Matt and Nick Jackson - the company's Executive Vice Presidents - held an irreplaceable place in Quen's heart.
This match was not just about athletic prowess; it represented a dream realized and a legacy cemented in the annals of AEW history. The Young Bucks, known for their competitive spirit, eventually squared the ledger over a year later with a win on "Dynamite" in November 2020.
The two teams had a history predating AEW, with Matt and Nick Jackson besting Quen and Kassidy at a House of Glory event in 2019. Since their last direct confrontation, their paths have intertwined only in trios matches or battle royales, adding a layer of anticipation to any future one-on-one encounters.
As 2024 unfolds, Marq Quen and Isiah Kassidy are reasserting themselves in the AEW tag team division. After a hiatus in 2023 due to Quen's injury, the duo is focused on recapturing the momentum and fan excitement that accompanied their initial AEW appearances in 2019. Their journey is a testament to resilience and the unwavering pursuit of wrestling excellence.