AEW President, CEO, General Manager & Head Of Creative Tony Khan appeared on WFAN’s Moose & Maggie radio show this morning and announced that “The Buy In” will air this Friday night on the official AEW YouTube channel as the pre-show to the live AEW Rampage episode on TNT.
The special pre-show will air at 9pm ET on YouTube, and will feature Bobby Fish vs. Lee Moriarty, plus Bryan Danielson vs. an opponent to be announced.
UPDATE: Bobby Fish vs. Lee Moriarty and Bryan Danielson vs. an opponent to be announced will air on The Buy In. Fish vs. Danielson will still happen on Saturday’s AEW Dynamite.
As noted, the beginning of Rampage will go head-to-head with the end of a special Supersized SmackDown episode on FS1, which will air for 2 hours and 30 minutes. The last 30 minutes will air commercial free. That special SmackDown on FS1, will feature Brock Lesnar facing off with WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns, SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch vs. Sasha Banks in a non-title match, plus King of the Ring semi-finals with Finn Balor vs. Sami Zayn, and Queen’s Crown semi-finals with Zelina Vega vs. Carmella.
Below is the updated line-up for Friday’s live AEW Rampage at the James L. Knight Center in Miami:
* The Buy In pre-show on YouTube with Bryan Danielson vs. an opponent TBA, Lee Moriarty vs. Bobby Fish
* CM Punk vs. Matt Sydal
* Ruby Soho vs. The Bunny
* Junior Dos Santos, Scorpio Sky and Ethan Page vs. Chris Jericho, Jake Hager and AEW TNT Champion Sammy Guevara