An old-school slugfest is potentially in store for next week’s “AEW Dynamite” as Timothy Thatcher goes one-on-one against Bryan Danielson.
Thatcher, currently a member of the Pro Wrestling NOAH roster, was selected by MJF as Danielson’s next opponent. 1/26 “Dynamite” Where “The American Dragon” eliminated Brian Cage in singles combat. on his way Iron Man match against MJF At the Revolution pay-per-view, Danielson must defeat an opponent chosen by MJF each week until February 8, in order to earn a shot at the AEW World Championship. So far, Danielson has defeated Konosuke Takeshita, Bandido and Cage on his way to the revolution.
Meanwhile, next week’s match will be Thatcher’s official AEW debut. Veteran wrestler recently told Wrestling Inc. that he had “other discussions” with the promotion but ultimately decided to sign with Pro Wrestling NOAH and that he gave his friend Hideki Suzuki his word and intends to follow through on that promise.
was also Rumors of Thatcher’s possible return to WWE, especially after Paul “Triple H” Levesque took control of the promotion’s talent relations and creative division last summer. However, Thatcher recently confirmed that she was not involved in any negotiations with Triple H as the WWE Chief Content Officer “has a lot on her plate right now, especially since she’s in charge of the whole thing.”
In addition to Thatcher vs. Danielson, other confirmed matches for next week’s “Dynamite” include Jon Moxley vs. “Hangman” Adam Page in a grudge match, TNT Champion Derby Allyn vs. Samoa Joe in a No Holds Barred bout and AEW World Tag Team Champions The Acclaimed vs. Nameless opponent