On the November 6, 2019 episode of AEW Dynamite, PAC battled Trent in a match that ended up suffering from a botched finish.
PAC hit the Black Arrow on Trent, but referee Bryce Remsburg only counted two despite Trent not kicking out. PAC ended up applying the Brutalizer for the victory. Fans immediately took notice of the botched finish.
Speaking on the Zebra Talk Podcast, Remsburg recalled the botch.
"In a very early Dynamite, I was part of a miscommunication. It happened to me on live television. It was a miscommunication, a finish was changed. I did not react in the moment. It was my fault. I first apologized to the talent, I apologized to all four EVPs [Kenny Omega, The Young Bucks, & Cody Rhodes], and Tony [Khan] and Paul [Turner], Aubrey [Edwards], and [Rick] Knox because I felt like I let them down and let our squad down, which was a new squad at the time. It was a lot of 'it happens, use it as a learning tool to make sure it doesn't happen again.' It hasn't happened again. I've added layers of security into the way I talk to the talent and the way I do my matches to make sure it doesn't happen again. I'm thinking about the time. It's weird, I remember the arena, it was the Bojangles Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. I can picture everything, trying to find a closet and trying not to burst into tears. 'This is it, they're going to rip up my contract. I'M DONE FOR!' Of course, that didn't happen. There was a pay-per-view three days later and everything went fine," recalled Remsburg.
Remsburg has rebounded since the incident, refereeing his fair share of AEW main events. Remsburg was back at the Bojangles Arena for AEW Dynamite Fight for the Fallen.
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