Saturday night, the wrestling world suffered an immeasurable loss as AEW wrestler Brodie Lee passed away at the age of 41. Over the last few days, the wrestling community has united. Wrestlers and fans alike have shared their love and memories for Lee and his family.
While someone's death shouldn't be needed to bring the wrestling world together, it also shows how important of a person Lee was to everyone all around the world.
This evening on Twitter, AEW owner Tony Khan announced that night one of New Year's Smash has been delayed until January 6, thus moving night two to January 13. This Wednesday's edition of AEW Dynamite will be a tribute show to celebrate Brodie Lee and his family. Khan had the following to say on Twitter:
"This Wednesday on #AEWDynamite, we'll celebrate the life of Jon Huber (Mr. Brodie Lee) with a show including tributes and a special card of matches dedicated to The Exalted One. This night is intended to honor Jon, but also this is for Amanda, and their sons Brodie (-1) & Nolan."
Tony Khan announces matches for the Brodie Lee tribute show edition of AEW Dynamite
With New Year's Smash delayed until next week, AEW Dynamite needed a new set of matches for this week's tribute show. Khan has put together an incredible card featuring all of Brodie Lee Jr.'s (-1) favorite wrestlers teaming together for one night only.
The following matches are scheduled for this Wednesday's tribute show...
- Cody Rhodes, Orange Cassidy, and 10 vs. Team Taz
- The Young Bucks and Colt Cabana vs. Matt Hardy and Private Party
- Hangman Page, Alex Reynolds, and John Silver vs. MFJ, Santana, and Ortiz
- Anna Jay and Tay Conti vs. Dr. Britt Baker DMD and Penelope Ford
- Lance Archer, Evil Uno, and Stu Grayson vs. Eddie Kingston, The Butcher, and The Blade
This Wednesday's AEW Dynamite will now be the most important episode the company has produced.
There is no doubt that the roster will rise to the occasion to celebrate the life of Mr. Brodie Lee and his family. This was absolutely the right call to make and it is something that wrestling fans everywhere will be able to appreciate.
AEW Dyanmite airs every Wednesday at 8 PM EST on TNT.Published 29 Dec 2020, 05:08 IST