AEW Revolution didn't end quite the way it was supposed to.
One of the most criticized finishes in wrestling PPV history, the main event featuring Kenny Omega and Jon Moxley's Exploding Barbed Wire Deathmatch was to culminate in a huge explosion. Instead, it was the equivalent of suped up sparkers and smoke. Fightful Select was able to gain some more information about where the blame went after the show and how that went down.
Fightful spoke with names backstage at AEW Revolution this weekend, and confirmed the Wrestling Observer Radio report of Kenny Omega being upset about the situation unfolding the way that it did. We're told that the third party rigging crew responsible brushed the situation off and were not very apologetic about the way that things happened, leading to pretty significant heat on them. One wrestler joked with us that they wished the rigging crew would have got that kind of heat during the main event segment instead, and they wouldn't be in this situation.
We've reached out to AEW officials, but haven't got and on the record comment.
AEW explained the situaion within storyline by saying that Kenny Omega built a dud bomb. Eddie Kingston claimed that he passed out due to the anxiety associated at the end of the show, and the company made light of it on AEW Dynamite.
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