MJF will defend the ROH Tag Team titles in a two-on-one handicap match against The Righteous at AEW WrestleDream 2023 PPV event.
On the September 27 episode of AEW Dynamite, Adam Cole came out to the ring with the assistance of a crutch for a promo segment with AEW World Champion MJF. Cole revealed that his ankle suffered extensive damage at AEW Dynamite: Grand Slam, with three different fractures and multiple torn ligaments.
Cole disclosed that he will require surgery due to this injury and will be out of action. He was about to announce that he would give up the ROH Tag Team title but MJF interrupted him.
MJF said they did not fight twice in one night for nothing and will hold onto these titles until Cole comes back from injury. He then announced that he would take on The Righteous in a 2-on-1 handicap match at AEW WrestleDream PPV to defend their ROH Tag Team Championship.
Cole got injured last week at AEW Dynamite Grand Slam when he ran out to save MJF from a post-match attack from Samoa Joe. While jumping off the ramp, Cole landed awkwardly on his leg. He was reportedly taken to hospital for scans immediately after the show.
The Righteous became the #1 contenders at Rampage Grand Slam by winning a 4-way tag team match, beating the likes of The Kingdom, The Hardys and Best Friends. Their title shot was confirmed for WrestleDream before the extent of Cole’s injury was revealed.
AEW WrestleDream 2023 PPV event is scheduled for October 1, 2023, at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, WA. Ricky Starks vs Wheeler Yuta match was also added to the event today.