12 Ups & 4 Downs From AEW Dynamite (Feb 5)


4."Yuka Sakazawi"

Yuka Sakazaki

Let's kick things off with everybody's (least?) favourite AEW nitpick: Jim Ross getting peoples' names wrong.

Yuka Sakazaki returned to AEW for the first time since June, and that's great. What's not so great is JR saying asking that Excalibur "tell us more about Yuka Sakazawi" as she was making her entrance (to the wrong music, which supplements this Down).

Look, Ross is the greatest announcer of all time. He's a cherished wrestling institution and a sacred cow. He can't be getting away with stuff like this, though. Not every other week.

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Andy has been with WhatCulture for six years and is currently WhatCulture's Senior Wrestling Reporter. A writer, presenter, and editor with 10+ years of experience in online media, he has been a sponge for all wrestling knowledge since playing an old Royal Rumble 1992 VHS to ruin in his childhood. Having previously worked for Bleacher Report, Andy specialises in short and long-form writing, video presenting, voiceover acting, and editing, all characterised by expert wrestling knowledge and commentary. Andy is as much a fan of 1985 Jim Crockett Promotions as he is present-day AEW and WWE - just don't make him choose between the two.