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All Elite Wrestling (AEW) is an American professional wrestling promotion founded in 2019. Its inception was announced by entrepreneurs Shahid Khan and his son Tony, with the former acting as the promotion's lead investor, while the latter serves as president and CEO of the company. Professional wrestlers Cody, Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson), collectively known as The Elite, were the promotion's inaugural contracted talents, serving as both in-ring performers and executive vice presidents.

Current champions

Current Appearance Championship Champion(s) Defeated Date Won Event Days Held
AEW World Title
AEW World Championship Swerve Strickland Samoa Joe April 21, 2024 Dynasty 94+
AEW Womens Belt - 2022
AEW Women's World Championship Toni Storm Hikaru Shida November 18, 2023 Full Gear 249+
AEW Tag team championship-png
AEW World Tag Team Championship The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson) FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler) April 21, 2024 Dynasty 94+
AEW standard TNT title
AEW TNT Championship Jack Perry Six Way Ladder match June 30, 2024 Forbidden Door 24+
AEW TBS Championship Mercedes Mone Willow Nightingale May 26, 2024 Double or Nothing 59+
AEW All-Atlantic Championship - BG
AEW International Championship MJF Will Ospreay July 17, 2024 Dynamite 7+
AEW World Trios Title Belt
AEW World Trios Championship The Patriarchy (Christian Cage, Killswitch & Nick Wayne) Bullet Club Gold (Austin Gunn, Colten Gunn & Juice Robinson) July 20, 2024 Collision 4+
Continental Title - Clear
AEW Continental Championship Kazuchika Okada Eddie Kingston March 20, 2024 Dynamite 126+


In May 2017, journalist Dave Meltzer made a comment that the American professional wrestling promotion Ring of Honor (ROH) could not sell 10,000 tickets for a professional wrestling event. The comment was responded to by professional wrestlers Cody and The Young Bucks (the tag team of Matt and Nick Jackson), who were top stars signed to ROH and good friends both inside and outside of professional wrestling as part of the group Bullet Club (and, later, The Elite). They promoted and held an independent professional wrestling event called ALL IN in September 2018, featuring wrestlers from ROH as well as other promotions. The event sold out in 30 minutes and had the largest audience in attendance for a professional wrestling show in America held and organized by promoters not affiliated with WWE or World Championship Wrestling since 1993. It was also the largest crowd for a non-WWE wrestling event in America since World Championship Wrestling was acquired by WWE. The event was attended by 11,263 people. The event was acclaimed, and it led to much online speculation that Cody and The Young Bucks would expand their ambitions and create their own professional wrestling promotion or do a second All In event and even certain people in the television industry were very impressed with the show.


On November 5, 2018, several trademarks were filed in Jacksonville, Florida that indicated the launch of All Elite Wrestling. Names filed for trademark included: All Elite Wrestling, AEW All Out, All Out, AEW, Double or Nothing, Tuesday Night Dynamite, AEW Double or Nothing, and several logos. In December 2018, Cody, The Young Bucks, and several other wrestlers left ROH. The official announcement of AEW's creation came at midnight Pacific Time on January 1, 2019 in an episode of Being the Elite, a YouTube web series created by and featuring The Elite. Also announced in the episode was AEW's first event AEW Double or Nothing. On January 2, 2019, Cody and The Young Bucks officially signed with the promotion as competitors as well as serving as AEW's co-Executive Vice Presidents, while entrepreneur, football executive, and longtime wrestling fan Tony Khan was announced as the president of the company. Khan and his father, Shahid Khan, were reportedly backing the promotion. The Khans are billionaires and part of the ownership group of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Fulham F.C.

Brandi Rhodes was announced as the company's chief brand officer on January 3, 2019. On January 8, 2019, the company held its inaugural press conference on the forecourt of the TIAA Bank Field, where they announced talents that were going to perform as part of the promotion, including SoCal Uncensored (Christopher Daniels, Scorpio Sky, & Frankie Kazarian), Britt Baker, Joey Janela, "Hangman" Adam Page, Pac, and Chris Jericho. They also announced a working relationship with Chinese professional wrestling promotion Oriental Wrestling Entertainment (OWE) founded by the wrestler Cima. On February 7, 2019, the group held a press conference where tickets were released for Double or Nothing. Other big announcements included Kenny Omega joining as a competitor and the company's fourth co-Executive Vice President, as well as the signings of Penta El Zero M, Rey Fénix, Trent Baretta, and Chuck Taylor, and a partnership with Mexican promotion Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA).


On May 8, 2019, AEW reached a new media rights deal with British media company ITV plc to broadcast AEW shows on ITV4 with pay-per-views being broadcast on ITV Box Office starting with Double or Nothing on May 25, 2019. On May 15, 2019, AEW and WarnerMedia announced a deal for a weekly prime-time show airing live on TNT beginning on October 2, 2019, the network that formerly had broadcast WCW's Monday Nitro during the Monday Night Wars (1995–2001). CBS Sports describes AEW as "the first company with major financial backing to take a swing at beginning to compete with WWE on a major level in nearly two decades".

On May 25, 2019, AEW produced their first ever pay-per-view (PPV), Double or Nothing. It took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, and saw the debut of Jon Moxley. The event earned positive reviews from critics including Canadian Online Explorer, CBS Sports, ESPN, Pro Wrestling Torch, Pro Wrestling Dot Net and WrestleView, with the last three matches earning the most praise. Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter wrote that "after just one show", AEW is already "the hottest non-WWE force in the U.S. pro wrestling business in more than 20 years". On September 19, 2019, TNT's website listed AEW show's as AEW Dynamite, a one-hour preview show was also scheduled for October 1 at 8 PM.

AEW releases a "Road to..." and "Countdown to..." series of videos on its official YouTube channel prior to Dynamite and pay-per-view events. The videos consist of interviews, video packages, and backstage segments. The series is used to hype pre-existing matches, as well as create new rivalries.

In November 2019, AEW announced Bash at the Beach, a nine-day series of events, featuring two episodes of Dynamite, including one aboard Chris Jericho's Rock 'N' Wrestling Rager at Sea.

On January 15, 2020, WarnerMedia and AEW announced a contract extension for Dynamite on TNT through 2023 and that AEW would be launching an upcoming second weekly show.

On May 17, 2023, AEW announced a third weekly television show, AEW Collision to air on TNT. It would be a two hour show on Saturdays starting June 17, 2023.

Program Original release Original network Notes
AEW Dynamite October 2, 2019–present TNT AEW's flagship program.
AEW Dark October 8, 2019 – April 25, 2023 YouTube Features matches held during TV tapings and aired AEW's YouTube channel.
AEW Dark: Elevation March 15, 2021 – April 24, 2023 YouTube Featured untelevised matches from Dynamite tapings which involve members of AEW's roster and independent wrestlers.
AEW Rampage August 13, 2021–present TNT Television program which is usually taped.
AEW Collision June 17, 2023–present TNT Secondary television program.

Gallery of Logos

External links

All Elite Wrestling Events
Double or NothingFyter FestFight For The FallenAll OutFull Gear
RevolutionDouble or NothingFyter FestAll OutFull Gear
RevolutionDouble or NothingAll OutFull Gear
Battle of the Belts IRevolutionBattle of the Belts IIDouble or NothingAEW-NJPW Forbidden DoorBattle of the Belts IIIAll OutBattle of the Belts IVFull Gear
Battle of the Belts VRevolutionBattle of the Belts VIDouble or NothingAEW-NJPW Forbidden DoorBattle of the Belts VIIAll InAll OutWrestleDreamBattle of the Belts VIIIFull GearWorlds End
Battle of the Belts IXRevolutionBattle of the Belts XDynastyDouble or NothingAEW-NJPW Forbidden Door

AEW Dynamite Results
2019 List of AEW Dynamite results
2020 List of AEW Dynamite results
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2023 List of AEW Dynamite results


2024 List of AEW Dynamite results


AEW Collision Results
2023 List of AEW Collision results
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AEW Rampage Results
2021 List of AEW Rampage results
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2023 List of AEW Rampage results
2024 List of AEW Rampage results