Cody Rhodes and Lance Archer battled for the precise to be named the first-ever TNT champion at AEW Double or Nothing on Saturday evening.
If that wasn’t a giant deal in itself, then the addition of boxing legend Mike Tyson as the person at hand the belt over to the winner definitely up the stakes.
There had been rumours that WCW icon Sting could be the person to make an look and issue into the pay-per-view, however AEW stunned everybody by securing Iron Mike for the occasion.
Rhodes and Archer had constructed a heated-feud main into this occasion. Archer debuted as a pupil of types to the legendary Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts and instantly made Rhodes a goal.
Within the weeks that adopted, AEW introduced there could be a event to resolve the TNT champion and with each males both facet of the brackets, they appeared destined to satisfy.
Archer has been operating riot in AEW and destroying anybody in his path, so when he rag-dolled any individual throughout his entrance once more, Iron Mike had a response that has develop into an on the spot meme:
A brutal back-and-froth match ensued between the pair earlier than Jake ‘The Snake’ determined he was going to try to become involved within the dying embers.
Because the WWE legend introduced a snake all the way down to the ring, he was met by a greater than prepared Tyson. As soon as the previous undisputed heavyweight champion took his shirt off, Roberts wished nothing to do with him:
Many is likely to be disenchanted that Tyson didn’t knock anyone out, however AEW made good use of his look in a humorous, efficient position.
Rhodes would go on to develop into the inaugural TNT champion with all exterior interference put to the facet and he loved the privilege
of getting Tyson elevate his hand on the finish of the bout.