AEW has officially announced The Acclaimed (Max Caster and Anthony Bowens) segment for the August 5, 2023 episode of AEW Collision.
During August 2 episode of AEW Dynamite, it was announced that fans will have the opportunity to hear from The Acclaimed during the August 5 episode of AEW Collision.
During July 22 episode of AEW Collision, House of Black (Buddy Matthews, Brody King, and Malakai Black) defeated The Acclaimed (Max Caster and Anthony Bowens) and Billy Gunn in a tag team match to retain the AEW Trios Championship.
After the match, a stunning moment occurred that left fans in shock Billy Gunn left his boots in the ring, hinting that he may have retired from his in-ring career. The Acclaimed is expected to address this situation in the August 5 episode of AEW Collision.
“Real” AEW World Championship match is also scheduled for the August 5 episode of AEW Collision between CM Punk and Ricky Starks. The show will be live from Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, SC. Below is the announced line-up for the show:
- CM Punk vs. Ricky Starks for Real” AEW World Championship
- FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler) vs. Brian Cage & Big Bill for AEW Tag Team Championships
- Kris Statlander vs. Mercedes Martinez for AEW TBS Championship
- The Acclaimed segment