AEW Books Major Return On Rampage

Someone big time made a grand return on Friday's edition of AEW Rampage.

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The Stinger is back!

Brock Lesnar's return wasn't the only major comeback on wrestling telly this week. No, AEW had their own surprise; Sting showed up for the first time since working an injury angle on the 25 May edition of Dynamite. The legend gatecrashed Rampage: Road Rager and helped Darby Allin fight off reDRagon.

Fans predictably lost their minds as the iconic ex-WCW, TNA and WWE hero conjured up images of his nWo-bashing ways to put Kyle O'Reilly and Bobby Fish down.


Revenge was very-much the order of the day during this segment. Sting and Allin wrapped a steel chair about Fish's leg, then Darby hit a Coffin Drop onto it. That was retaliation for Bobby and O'Reilly taking the Stinger out back in May.

It's interesting that Fish took the brunt of the damage though - technically, it was O'Reilly who put Sting on the shelf months ago. Perhaps Tony Khan wants to save that slice of revenge for later, or for after the inevitable tag-team match that's surely incoming.


Sting has returned, and that must be a relief to Allin. He wasn't doing much in his mentor's absence.

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