Jon Moxley & Claudio Castagnoli vs. FTR Confirmed for AEW Revolution PPV

AEW's ring heats up with escalating tensions.

by Atia Mukhtar
Jon Moxley & Claudio Castagnoli vs. FTR Confirmed for AEW Revolution PPV
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Following a spirited exchange on "AEW Dynamite," the stage was set during "AEW Collision" this Saturday for an electrifying tag team showdown at the much-anticipated AEW Revolution Pay-Per-View. Dax Harwood and Cash Wheeler, collectively known as FTR, are slated to clash with the formidable duo of Claudio Castagnoli and Jon Moxley, representing the Blackpool Combat Club (BCC), in what promises to be a riveting encounter.

This eagerly awaited match announcement came in the wake of a gripping time limit draw between the two teams on this week's "Dynamite," setting the stage for FTR to lay down the gauntlet. Moxley and Castagnoli accepted the challenge with a compelling backstage promo on "Collision," where they articulated their vision for the future of wrestling, positioning the BCC as the vanguard of the sport, in contrast to FTR's more traditional approach.

Rivalry Intensifies

In a poignant in-ring response following their triumph over Lee Moriarty and Shane Taylor, Harwood portrayed Moxley as the reigning monarch of AEW, boldly declaring their intent to dethrone him. The rivalry further intensified in the aftermath of the main event, which saw BCC's Bryan Danielson take on Jun Akiyama.

Post-match developments saw Danielson attacked by his Revolution adversary, Eddie Kingston, leading Castagnoli to intervene, only to be countered by FTR's timely rescue, setting the scene for a six-man tag team match on the upcoming "Dynamite." The history between FTR and the BCC adds layers to this brewing conflict.

They previously faced off in trios action at Ring of Honor Final Battle 2023, with FTR emerging victorious alongside Mark Briscoe. Moreover, this encounter rekindles past animosities, notably Moxley's 2022 tag team victory over FTR before the inception of the BCC, with CM Punk as his ally.

As the AEW Revolution PPV looms on the horizon, this match not only promises high-octane action but also encapsulates the evolving narrative of professional wrestling, pitting the storied legacy of FTR against the innovative spirit of the BCC.

Wrestling aficionados are bracing for what could be a defining moment in AEW's chronicles, as these titans of the ring prepare to write the next chapter in their storied rivalry.

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