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All Elite Wrestling Raise $150K For Victims Of Gun Violence, Cody Takes Shot At WWE

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All Elite Wrestling presented a check for $150,000 for victims of gun violence at tonight’s Fight For The Fallen event in Jacksonville, Fl.

At the end of the event, Cody, Jungle Boy, Kenny Omega, Luchasaurus, Brandi Rhodes, and AEW lead investor Shad Khan presented a check to a representative of the Victim Assistance Advisory Council.

Cody stated that the funds delivered are real, and that $100,000 of it was proceeds from All Elite Wrestling. He also urged those involved to ensure the funds with responsibly distributed.

Rhodes also took a shot at WWE stating “you can’t counter program us”, speaking on WWE airing Evolve’s 10th Anniversary special the same night as Fight For The Fallen.

Tony Khan spoke to First Coast Media ahead of Fight For The Fallen and stated the company will not be making a profit from the event.

“I know we’re all here for the wrestling, but we’re doing some other really awesome stuff with it too. And a great example of that is Fight For the Fallen. We’re donating a very large amount of money, and this show is not designed to make a profit,” –  Tony Khan

Check out the full results of tonight’s Fight For The Fallen event.

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Cody Rhodes Injury Update, Not Medically Cleared For Action Following AEW Full Gear

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Cody Rhodes is not medically cleared for in-ring action following his AEW Championship match against Chris Jericho Saturday night at AEW Full Gear.

All Elite Wrestling issued a statement indicating Rhodes suffered costochondral separation, sometimes known as a rib separation during his match with Chris Jericho at the PPV.

Rhodes also received 8 stitches following a nasty bump on the entrance ramp which split him open above his eyebrow.

Tony Khan stated during a post-event media scrum, Cody was cleared to continue to the match after ringside physician Dr. Sampson gave the green light.

It’s unknown when Cody will be next evaluated to compete inside an AEW ring.

 

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Tony Khan Comments On Altercation Between Jimmy Havoc And Exaclibur

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Tony Khan seems to think the altercation between AEW’s Jimmy Havoc and Excalibur this past Thursday was no big deal.

Khan stated, “I wouldn’t call it a fight, I’ve seen a lot worse in the world of Football, both in England and the NFL, and I saw a lot worse tonight. They scrapped around, but it was cool the next day, and it was cool today”.

The incident occured Thursday night at Jimmy’s Famous Seafood in Baltimore, MD during a birthday celebration for AEW announcer Tony Schiavone.

The original report from Bodyslam.net states Excalibur put Havoc in a chokehold prior to the altercation behind broken up by security. Havoc was reportedly intoxicated during the incident, and felt remorseful after.

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Jon Moxley Defeats Kenny Omega In Brutal Unsanctioned Match At AEW Full Gear

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Jon Moxley defeated Kenny Omega in a brutal match to close off the AEW Full Gear PPV.

The match was promoted as a “Lights Out Match”, which would be “unsanctioned”, and not be counted towards AEW’s win loss records.

Moxley was back in his element, channelling his persona from his death match days CZW, while Omega came along for the ride, and was able to hold his own.

In the end, Moxley was able to gain victory after executing Paradigm Shift DDT on the exposed ring boards.

Jon Moxley’s wife, WWE announcer Renee Young reacted to the match on Twitter

Check out some highlights below.

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