Team AEW Gets Champion For Blood & Guts

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Blood & Guts is just around the corner and now the first member of Team AEW to face The Elite has been confirmed.

After Anarchy In The Arena follows Blood & Guts in AEW and after The Elite picked up a big win at Double Or Nothing, the power-mad group are showing no signs of slowing down.

On Dynamite in Des Moines, AEW World Champion Swerve Strickland opened the show but was soon interrupted by The Elite. The Young Bucks made the challenge to the locker room for a Blood & Guts match and told Strickland they needed a fifth man and were willing to put their differences aside to recruit him for their team. Strickland gave that suggestion a firm no meaning The Young Bucks, Kazuchika Okada, and Jack Perry still need a fifth man.

AEW announcer Tony Schiavone confirmed later in the show that Blood & Guts would be returning on the 24th of July edition of Dynamite in Nashville, Tennessee.

Now on Dynamite Beach Break, fans now know one member of the team that will take on The Elite in the huge doble ring cage match.

In a fiery, in-ring promo ROH World Champion Mark Briscoe revealed he was joining Team AEW to take on The Elite but ended up getting attacked by TNT Champion Jack Perry for his trouble. Kyle O’Reilly made the save for Briscoe – indicating he might be on Team AEW as well but that has not been confirmed before he was attacked by Kazuchika Okada and The Young Bucks before The Acclaimed evened the odds.

The show also saw The Young Bucks welcome Adam Page back to AEW as The Elite’s wildcard for the men’s Owen Hart Foundation Tournament. The Bucks tried to recruit Page to their Blood & Guts team but he told them in no uncertain terms that he was not The Elite’s plaything any more.

What Happened In The Last AEW Blood & Guts?

In July 2023, The Elite entered its first Blood & Guts match but it was a very different group than the one that will enter the double-ring cage match in 2024. The Golden Elite of The Young Bucks, Adam Page, Kenny Omega, and Kota Ibushi picked up the win on that occasion over The Blackpool Combat Club’s Claudio Castagnoli, Jon Moxley, and Wheeler Yuta who were joined by Konosuke Takeshita and PAC.