3 Ups & 4 Downs From AEW Rampage (May 26)

Tony Khan needs to give fans a reason to care; AEW's last push for Double Or Nothing.

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"Welcome to the fastest hour in wrestling on television".

Those were the words of one Jim Ross right at the top of this week's episode of Rampage. Bless the iconic announcer for trying, but nobody's buying that AEW's Friday night offering is mega-important appointment television these days. The arrival of Collision next month will only push it further to the back of Tony Khan's brain box too.

Being fair, that doesn't mean All Elite should totally disregard Rampage (at least until then). It is, after all, still part of their weekly programming lineup. With that in mind, it was heartening to see Khan use this 60 minutes as a final push towards Sunday's Double Or Nothing pay-per-view.

No less than three matches on that card were given some last-minute build here. The quality of that setup varied, but at least Rampage didn't fly by during a busy wrestling weekend without something to shout about. Of course, familiar hiccups badly hampered the broadcast - folks are used to them by now, but they remain annoying.

Here's all the good and bad from a tag-team heavy edition.

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