Saturday’s AEW Collision show in Seattle, Washington featured two new matches officially announced for AEW WrestleDream, which takes place on October 1st at the Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, Washington.
The first new match announced was a singles match of Josh Barrett vs. Claudio Castagnoli.
This match was setup following a video promo segment involving Castagnoli issuing a challenge to anyone for a match at WrestleDream which was answered by Barnett. At the end of the video it was revealed that this match would be taking place on the Zero Hour Pre-show.
Antonio Inoki’s prized pupil Josh Barnett, The Warmaster, challenges former #ROH World Champion Claudio Castagnoli TOMORROW NIGHT at #AEWWrestleDream Zero Hour at 7pm ET/4pm PT!— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) October 1, 2023
Watch #AEWCollision Live on TNT!@JoshLBarnett | @ClaudioCSRO pic.twitter.com/ld9hqdXLQU
The second new match announced is an 8-Person Mixed Tag Team match of Shane Taylor, Lee Moriarty, Mercedes Martinez, & Diamante vs. Satoshi Kojima, Keith Lee, Athena, & Billie Starkz.
This match was announced following AEW commentator Kevin Kelly’s rundown of the official card for this Sunday’s WrestleDream event. This match was also announced to be taking place on the Zero Hour Pre-show.
Shane Taylor, Lee Moriarty, Diamante & Mercedes Martinez vs Satoshi Kojima, Keith Lee, Athena & Billie Starkz added to AEW WrestleDream Zero Hour pic.twitter.com/9kJi4JeKUv— Fightful Wrestling (@Fightful) October 1, 2023
Updated card for AEW WrestleDream:
- AEW World Tag Team Championship – Aussie Open (Kyle Fletcher & Mark Davis) vs. FTR (Cash Wheeler & Dax Harwood) (c)
- AEW TNT Championship Best 2-out-of-3 Falls match – Darby Allin vs. Christian Cage (c)
- TBS Championship – Julia Hart vs. Kris Statlander (c)
- ROH World Championship & NJPW Strong Openweight Championship match – Katsuyori Shibata vs. Eddie Kingston (c)
- ROH World Tag Team Championship 2-on-1 Handicap match – The Righteous (Dutch & Vincent) vs. MJF (c)
- Four-way match for future AEW World Tag Team Championship title shot – The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) vs. The Gunns (Austin & Colten Gunn) vs. Orange HOOK (Orange Cassidy & HOOK) vs. The Lucha Bros (Rey Fenix & Penta El Zero Miedo)
- Chris Jericho, Kenny Omega, & Kota Ibushi vs. Don Callis Family (Sammy Guevara, Konosuke Takeshita, & Will Ospreay)
- Bryan Danielson vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
- Swerve Strickland vs. Hangman Adam Page
- Ricky Starks vs. Wheeler Yuta
- Zero Hour Pre-show: AEW World Trios Championship – TMDK (Bad Dude Tito, Shane Haste, & Mikey Nicholls) vs. The Acclaimed (Anthony Bowens & Max Caster) & Billy Gunn (c)
- Zero Hour Pre-show: Nick Wayne vs. Luchasaurus
- Zero Hour Pre-show: Josh Barnett vs. Claudio Castagnoli
- Zero Hour Pre-show: 8-Person Mixed Tag Team match – Shane Taylor, Lee Moriarty, Mercedes Martinez, & Diamante vs. Satoshi Kojima, Keith Lee, Athena, & Billie Starkz