Big Change Made To AEW Dynamite Match Last Night

One of last night's AEW Dynamite matches did not play out as originally intended.

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Rush wrestled Penta Oscura on last night's AEW Dynamite, but the promotion originally had a different idea in mind for the two wrestlers.

On the latest Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer reported that for the second consecutive week, AEW had intended to book Rush and La Faccion Ingobernable partner Andrade El Idolo in a tag team match with Penta and Rey Fenix, his fellow Lucha Brother. This was rendered impossible when one of Andrade or Fenix was decreed unable to compete.

AEW also attempted to put the tag bout together for last week's Blood & Guts tapings in Detroit, Michigan. The wait continues following this latest report.

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Rush defeated Penta in what was his first AEW singles match last night. It was an ill-gotten pinfall, as Rush took advantage of the distracted referee to nail Penta with a low blow, pull his mask from his face, and then roll him up for the victory. This gives the impression that the feud will continue.

Although this was Rush's first singles match in AEW (following last week's Royal Rumble appearance), he has been signed to the promotion for a while. May's Double Or Nothing 2022 brought his debut.

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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.