fighter selection has released a new report about existing AEW talent suspended due to a backstage controversy following the AEW All Out pay-per-view.
According to the report, so far, many talented and backstage personnel have been suspended, not knowing how long their suspension is going to last. CM Punk, Ace Steel, The Young Bucks, Kenny Omega, Michael Nakazawa, Pat Bucks, Christopher Daniels and Brandon Cutler are among those currently suspended for their role in the feud between Punk & Steel and Omega & the Bucks Has been done. It began during the post-show media scandal following punk’s comments about The Elite, “Hangman” Adam Page and others.
Sources told Fightful that they do not know how long the suspension will last until a possible legal situation is known and the investigation is complete. AEW sources also reiterated that Omega, Nakazawa, and Daniels were due to take a break from AEW programming to move to Japan this week.
The Bucks and Omega became the first AEW World Trios Champion at All Out. The title was vacated last Wednesday. On last Wednesday’s episode of “Dynamite,” Death Triangle (Pac, Penta El Zero Mido, and Ray Fenix) defeated Best Friends and Orange Cassidy to become the new champions.
In the All Out Main Event, Punk defeated Jon Moxley to create the new AEW World Championship, but suffered a major injury in the process. Like The Elite, the title of punk was vacated. A tournament final to crown a new champion will take place over two weeks during the Grand Slam edition of “Dynamite” from Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City.