The Acclaimed (Max Caster and Anthony Bowens) and Billy Gunn defeated House of Black for AEW Trios Championship at AEW All In 2023 event.
The match started with all six participants engaging in a brawl both within the ring and outside of it. House of Black (Malakai Black, Brody King, and Buddy Mathews) dominated the first half of the match.
Billy Gunn brought his team back into the match after dodging Brody against the barricade. Julia Hart interfered in the match, but Billy Gunn pulled her in for Bowens to hit her with Scissor Me Timbers. The House of Black made a brief return, but towards the end, Caster, Bowens, and Gunn executed their respective finishing moves on Buddy Mathews, securing the victory and capturing the title.
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Following the match, members of The House of Black personally presented the championship titles to the newly crowned AEW World Trios Tag Team Champions. Afterward, Gunn and The Acclaimed celebrated the victory with their scissor party.
On the July 22 episode of AEW Collision, The Acclaimed and Billy Gunn competed against the House of Black for the AEW Trios Championship. Following their defeat, Billy Gunn left his shoes in the center of the ring as a symbolic gesture of his retirement. House of Black stole the shoes and burned the.
This prompted Billy Gunn to make his return at August 23 episode of AEW Dynamite and issue a challenge for House of Black on behalf of The Acclaimed, which resulted in a match for the AEW All In event.