AEW has added two title matches to AEW Dynamite episode of January 18, 2023.
Darby Allin will defend TNT Championship for the third week in a row since winning it from Samoa Joe at January 4 edition. He will defend the title against current NJPW and former WWE NXT star KUSHIDA. Darby is currently in his second title reigns as TNT Champion and has defended it against Juice Robinson and Mike Bennett so far.
The second title match is announced for All Atlantic Championship where Orange Cassidy will defend against Jay Lethal. Lethal’s stable attacked Danhausen and Paul Walter Hauser this week on Rampage. Best Friends and Orange Cassidy came out make the save which was followed by an announcement for the title match between Cassidy and Lethal.
Additionally, The Young Bucks(Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson) will return to 4-man tag action as they face Top Flight(Dante Martin and Darius Martin) on January 18. The Young Bucks recently concluded their Best of 7 series with Kenny Omega against Death Triangle.
Willow Nightingale will battle Toni Storm in a singles match while “Hangman” Adam Page will sit down with Renee Paquette for an interview one week after beating Jon Moxley.
Two matches were already announced for the show as Ricky Starks is set to face Jake Hager. Bryan Danielson will fight Bandido as he continues his quest to become the #1 contender for AEW World Championship.
AEW Dynamite will air from Save Mart Center in Fresno, CA, on January 18, 2023. The line-up is as below:
- Ricky Starks vs Jake Hager
- Bryan Danielson vs Bandido
- Darby Allin(c) vs KUSHIDA – AEW TNT Championship
- Orange Cassidy(c) vs Jay Lethal – AEW All-Atlantic Championship
- The Young Bucks(Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson) vs Top Flight(Dante Martin and Darius Martin)
- Willow Nightingale vs Toni Storm
- Renee Paquette interviews Adam Page