AEW All Out brought out a lot of surprises, and stars, even if they weren't in AEW.
Fightful has learned that Kip Sabian was in Chicago for AEW All Out. Sabian has battled injuries since back in December but briefly returned in 2021. Sabian hasn't been seen on AEW TV since the split with now-TNT Champion Miro. We have not been told of and imminent plans for Sabian as of yet.
It's been a while since we'd seen AEW's Butcher, also known as Andy Williams. AEW sources indicated to Fightful that Butcher tore his thumb during his match with Darby Allin back in April and has been recovering. Butcher was in Chicago for AEW All Out weekend, and made his return.
AEW's All Out took placer Sunday. Most of the roster was at the show, but that's not the case for everyone.
FTR noted that they were leaving Chicago Sunday, and Fightful is told that several other talent also took off on Sunday before the show. There are other talent not on the card that is sticking around for the event. There were also several WWE contracted talent that were around throughout the weekend before the show.
There were other talent, not even scheduled for matches at All Out or the Fan Fest that flew out after this week's Dynamite, and returned the day of All Out.
Plenty of WWE talent were in town as well. Ric Flair, Zelina, were all seen in Chicago, and Sarah Logan was backstage at the event. In addition, Scott D'Amore, Jerry Lawler, Jeff Jarrett, Eric Bischoff, Kurt Angle and Mike Chioda and numerous others were booked for Conrad Thompson's Ad Free Shows event and were in town as well.
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