AEW has officially announced two title matches to the August 2, 2023 episode of AEW Dynamite, which will be the 200th episode of the Dynamite series.
During the July 28 episode of Rampage, Hikaru Shida defeated Nyla Rose in the main event. After the bout, Toni Storm, Saraya, and Ruby Soho confronted Shida. The broadcast team then confirmed that Toni Storm will defend her AEW Women’s title against Hikaru Shida on August 2 Dynamite episode.
Toni Storm won the AEW Women’s championship at AEW Double or Nothing 2023 PPV event by defeating Jamie Hayter. Since then, Storm has successfully defended her title five times. Storm’s recent title defense match was against Taya Valkyrie at the AEW Battle of Belts VII event. Shida is also a former(and longest-reigning) AEW Women’s Champion.
This Wednesday, 8/2— Tony Khan (@TonyKhan) July 29, 2023
Tampa, FL#AEWDynamite 200th Episode
Live on TBS at 8pm ET/7pm CT
AEW Women's World Title Match
Toni Storm vs @shidahikaru
An AEW original, former champion Shida aims to reclaim her spot at the top vs World Champion Toni Storm on Dynamite 200 THIS Wednesday! pic.twitter.com/l9oLcghoQy
During the July 28 episode of AEW Rampage, the broadcast team also announced that Aussie Open (Mark Davis and Kyle Fletcher) will defend their ROH World Tag Team Championship against El Hijo del Vikingo and Komander.
Aussie Open (Mark Davis and Kyle Fletcher) have won the ROH World Tag Team Championship at the ROH Death Before Dishonor event by defeating Lucha Bros (Rey Fenix and Pentagon Jr.), The Kingdom (Matt Taven and Mike Bennet) and Best Friends (Trent Baretta and Chuck Taylor).
During the July 28 episode of AEW Rampage, Komander scored his first AEW win by defeating Kip Sabian. El Hijo del Vikingo is the AAA Mega Champion and recently defended his title successfully against Kenny Omega at the AAA TripleMania XXXI: Tijuana PPV event.
The 200th episode of AEW Dynamite on August 2, 2023 episode will be live from Yuengling Center, Tampa, FL, US. Below is the complete line-up for the show:
- John Moxley vs Trent Baretta vs Penta El Zero Meido – Triple Threat Anything Goes Match
- Jerry Lynn vs Jack Perry
- Chris Jericho & Konosuke Takeshita vs Daniel Garcia & Sammy Guevara
- Aussie Open (Kyle Fletcher & Mark Davis) vs El Hijo del Vikingo & Komander for ROH World Tag Team Championship
- Toni Storm vs Hikaru Shida for AEW Women’s Championship