Collision 9th Dec 2023 AEW Continental Classic Report

Collision 9th Dec 2023 AEW Continental Classic Report
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Blue League Intensity: Eddie Kingston Triumphs Over Claudio Castagnoli

In a groundbreaking moment, the Continental Classic rekindled its spirit with a riveting display of talent, hosting two Blue League tournament matches on the electrifying “AEW Collision” in Montreal, Quebec.

Kingston vs. Castagnoli: A Clash of Titans

The opening bout featured a showdown between the reigning Ring of Honor and New Japan Strong Openweight Champion, Eddie Kingston, and his long-time adversary, Claudio Castagnoli. Their last encounter took place during the Grand Slam special of “AEW Dynamite” in September. Fresh off his ROH World Championship win the night before, Kingston faced a more aggressive Castagnoli in the second match. Despite Castagnoli’s fervent efforts, Kingston emerged victorious, securing three crucial points in the tournament. The climax unfolded with a dramatic reversal sequence, culminating in Kingston’s triumphant powerbomb.

Main Event Showdown: Danielson vs. El Idolo

The spotlight then shifted to the main event, a high stakes battle between the undefeated Bryan Danielson and Andrade El Idolo in the Blue League. Danielson, gearing up for a hiatus from full-time competition, wrestled twice in consecutive nights. While he triumphed over Daniel Garcia on “Rampage,” El Idolo proved to be a formidable adversary. In a hard-fought match that left a cut around Danielson’s eye, El Idolo executed a Flatliner DDT with hammerlocks, securing three points and tying for the league lead with Danielson and Brody King. Post-match, El Idolo’s show of concern for Danielson was interrupted by a stern lecture from Claudio Castagnoli, urging him to leave the scene immediately.

The Continental Classic’s momentum persists with anticipation building for three gold League matches on Wednesday evening. The upcoming Winter edition of “AEW Dynamite” promises exciting showdowns, featuring Rush vs. Jay Lethal, Swerve Strickland vs. Jon Moxley, and Mark Briscoe vs. Jay White. The competition is fierce, and the stage is set for further epic clashes in the quest for supremacy.

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