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AEW Dynamite to feature C.M. Punk vs. Dax Harwood, C.M. Punk will make his first look AEW look since his Dog Collar Match victory at AEW Revolution this week on Dynamite. Tony Khan introduced on Twitter Wednesday afternoon that Punk would face Dax Harwood in his return match.
We have an superior offered out crowd right here in Austin, and tonight we’ll begin Dynamite sizzling with an superior wrestling match:@CMPunk vs. @DaxFTR #AEWDynamite LIVE on @TBSNetwork @ 8pm ET/7pm CT TONIGHT! pic.twitter.com/nyQDkOSKjm
— Tony Khan (@TonyKhan) March 23, 2022
Khan confirmed that the match would kickoff the present week. Punk is coming off a a number of month feud in MJF. He misplaced to MJF of their first encounter in February, however was victorious on PPV. After the match, Punk celebrated and indicated he wished to go after the world title.
Dax Harwood stays a part of FTR with Cash Wheeler. FTR was not on the Revolution PPV card and fired their longtime supervisor, Tully Blanchard, proper after the occasion. FTR are former AEW World Tag Team Champions and have additionally been tag champions in NXT and WWE. FTR is scheduled to face The Briscoes in a dream match on the ROH Supercard of Honor occasion on April 1. The occasion is Ring of Honor’s first since a self-imposed hiatus on the finish of 2021. Tony Khan purchased ROH firstly of March and can function the top booker for the promotion shifting ahead.
In addition to Punk vs. Harwood, this week’s episode of AEW Dynamite will feature Jay Lethal vs. Adam Cole, Red Velvet vs. Leyla Hirsch, phrases from MJF after beating up Wardlow final week, Darby Allin & Sting & The Hardy’s vs. AFO, Chris Jericho & Daniel Garcia vs. Dark Order, and extra.