Young Bucks Wanted To Work With IMPACT Two Years Ago, Discuss AEW-IMPACT Partnership

Wednesday's episode of AEW Dynamite came with a big reveal that AEW and IMPACT would be working together in some capacity moving forward.

IMPACT EVP Don Callis helped Kenny Omega win the AEW World Title and said fans would hear from Omega on the next episode of IMPACT. Following the news, AEW and IMPACT talent began hyping potential dream matches as the partnership continues to develop.

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AEW co-EVPs The Young Bucks spoke with Jon Alba and Doug McDonald on Living The Gimmick and discussed the early details of the partnership.

"Two years ago, this is something we brought up and wanted to get going. For whatever reason, it didn't work out. I don't know if it was more on our side or what, we just couldn't get everyone to agree on what the creative would be, but when we were stopping at all the Indie shows, that was one of the suggestions we had; what if we showed up in IMPACT? This is something we've been whispering in Tony Khan's ear for two years. We're all about collaboration and partnering with everyone and working together. Even with Ring of Honor and we got The Hardyz to come in when they were with IMPACT. This is something we truly wanted to do for a very long time. Finally, the timing was right and we got it done. It's still so early and all of us, collectively, don't know what it means. We're still dipping our toes in it right now and we'll see what we get out of it. There are immediate plans that I can't give away right now. My dream, if I had it my way, is the possible dream matches. How can you not jump ahead and fantasy book? You also don't want to get too ahead of yourself. Are we going to do that stuff? I'm not sure yet, we're still in the beginning of this, but there are some big surprises coming and I'm really excited about it," said Matt.

Nick added that partnering with other companies and working with them in a television capacity makes wrestling more unpredictable for fans, which is something that wrestling needs.

The Bucks noted The North, Motor City Machine Guns, and the Good Brothers as potential dream opponents for them, should things get that far down the road between AEW and IMPACT in the future.

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