Allen Engels was a key member of AEW’s bottom card throughout the company’s post-COVID era, becoming a member of the Dark Order and remaining with the group until his departure from the company in June 2022. Throughout his time with the company, the Angels were constantly viewed as the bottom of the totem pole within the Dark Order, which eventually led him to leave the company altogether. In a recent interview with Chris Jericho talk is JerichoNumber 5 of Dark Order said that there could have been more to him with Preston Vance as a tag team wrestler.
In discussing the origins of being crowned “5” in the Dark Order, the Angels state that Tony Khan was the one who initially came up with the idea. ,[Tony] What was really high on the idea of Five and Dime was me and Vance as a tag team. Engels said. The initial enthusiasm for the tandem was quickly derailed because of Vance’s biceps injury. “I guess that’s why we never really took off. We had some tag matches and stuff, but I think it was something that Tony was really excited about.”
The Five and Dime duo had become a regular fixture on “AEW Dark” and “AEW Dark: Elevation”, but were overshadowed on television by Dark Order’s other tag teams, such as Reynolds and Silvers, who played AEW’s time at Daily Place. became a standout during , When the in-fighting between the Dark Order begins, the Wayans and Angels remain united, even winning over the team of Evil Uno and Colt “Boom Boom” Cabana. The September 20, 2021 episode of “AEW Dark Elevation”.