Blackpool Combat Club is a faction on All Elite Wrestling comprising of William Regal, Jon Moxley, Bryan Danielson, Wheeler Yuta, and Claudio Castagnoli. The group was created by Regal and is thus named after the town he began his career in.
Jon Moxley left AEW for a while in late 2021 to go to rehab. At the same time, Bryan Danielson made his debut in programming and challenged for AEW World Championship to no avail. Upon Moxley's return, Danielson wanted to create a team with him. Moxley, however, wanted to face Danielson in a brutal contest.
Their match was fixed for AEW Revolution 2022. Moxley won the hard-hitting contest, but Danielson didn't accept his defeat and instead, a brawl ensued. Soon, William Regal, a former mentor for both stars, made his way to the ring and made the two shake hands. They soon made a faction, led and managed by Regal, and called it the Blackpool Combat Club.
After a feud with Wheeler Yuta, Moxley faced him in a brutal contest on the April 8 episode of AEW Rampage. Impressed by Yuta, Regal offered him a place in Blackpool Combat Club, which the latter obliged. Yuta also won the ROH Pure Championship around that time. Soon, BCC joined forces with Eddie Kingston, Santana, and Ortiz to take on the Jericho Appreciation Society.
After a defeat at AEW: Double Or Nothing in an 'Anarchy In The Arena' match due to internal disputes, Jon Moxley went after the interim AEW World Championship, which he won at AEWxNJPW: Forbidden Door. At the same event, Bryan Danielson was meant to face Zack Sabre Jr., but couldn't do so due to an injury and announced his replacement.
Claudio Castagnoli replaced Danielson and also joined the Blackpool Combat Club. He defeated Sabre at the event. Two days later, at Dynamite: Blood and Guts, the Club, alongside Kingston, Santana, and Ortiz defeated The Jericho Appreciation Society in a Blood and Guts match, where Castagnoli scored the fall.
At ROH Death before Dishonor, Yuta retained his title against Daniel Garcia and Claudio Castagnoli defeated Jonathan Gresham to become the new ROH World Champion. On the next Dynamite, Danielson made his in-ring return and faced Daniel Garcia in a losing effort.
On the August 24th episode of Dynamite, Moxley defeated CM Punk to become the undisputed AEW Champion. At All Out, Danielson was defeated by Chris Jericho and Punk defeated Moxley in a title rematch, thus ending his second AEW Championship reign.
Only those titles are counted that the member of the club won during their time with the faction.
|Interim AEW World Championship||Jon Moxley||1|
|AEW World Championship||Jon Moxley||1|
|ROH Pure Championship||Wheeler Yuta||1 (Current)|
|ROH World Championship||Claudio Castagnoli||1 (Current)|
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