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Battle of the Belts VIII was a professional wrestling television special produced by All Elite Wrestling (AEW). The event aired live from the FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee on October 21, 2023 following Collision. It was the eighth Battle of the Belts event.

Production[]

Background[]

All Elite Wrestling (AEW) held the inaugural Battle of the Belts event on January 8, 2022. A one hour television special, each Battle of the Belts event exclusively features championship matches. The eighth Battle of the Belts event was announced to take place on October 21, 2023, at the FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee, following that night's episode of Collision.

Storylines[]

On the October 20 episode of Rampage, John Silver won a Three Way Match that also involved Kip Sabian and Brother Zay. Thanks to his win, Silver earned a match with International Champion Orange Cassidy at Battle of the Belts VIII.

On the October 14 episode of Collision, Angelo Parker, Daniel Garcia, and Matt Menard confronted AEW World Trios Champions Billy Gunn and The Acclaimed (Anthony Bowens and Max Caster) backstage. There, Parker, Garcia, and Menard challenged the champions to a match, which was accepted and made official for Battle of the Belts VIII.

It was also announced that Kris Statlander would defend the TBS Championship against Willow Nightingale at the event.

Results[]

Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match.
(c) refers to the champion(s) heading into the match.

Other on-screen talent[]

Commentators
Interviewers
Ring announcer
Referees

External links[]

All Elite Wrestling Events
2019
Double or NothingFyter FestFight For The FallenAll OutFull Gear
2020
RevolutionDouble or NothingFyter FestAll OutFull Gear
2021
RevolutionDouble or NothingAll OutFull Gear
2022
Battle of the Belts IRevolutionBattle of the Belts IIDouble or NothingAEW-NJPW Forbidden DoorBattle of the Belts IIIAll OutBattle of the Belts IVFull Gear
2023
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
2024
Battle of the Belts IXRevolutionBattle of the Belts XDynastyDouble or NothingAEW-NJPW Forbidden Door
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