The AEW has announced 20 competitors for the 21-man Blackjack Battle Royal at Sunday’s Double Or Nothing pay-per-view, in which AEW International Champion Orange Cassidy will defend his title.
In addition to Cassidy, the following 20 entrants were announced today: The Butcher, The Blade, Dustin Rhodes, Keith Lee, Bandido, Dralistico, Chuck Taylor, Trent Beretta, Kip Sabian, Jay White, Juice Robinson, Ricky Starks, ROH World Tag Team Champion Rey Fenix, ROH World Tag Team Champion Penta El Zero M, Big Bill, Lee Moriarty, Tony Nese, Ari Daivari, ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champion Brian Cage, Swerve Strickland.
It’s worth noting that QT Marshall, Powerhouse Hobbs, and Aaron Solo were not named today. Marshall appeared on AEW Rampage last week to announce that he, along with Solo and Hobbs, had entered the Battle Royal.
The 2023 AEW Double Or Nothing pay-per-view event is set to take place this Sunday, May 28 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The updated card is as follows:
Pillars Four-Way for the AEW World Title
Darby Allin vs. Sammy Guevara vs. “Jungle Boy” Jack Perry vs. MJF (c)
AEW Women’s World Title Match
Toni Storm vs. Jamie Hayter (c)
AEW World Tag Team Titles Match
Jeff Jarrett and Jay Lethal vs. FTR (Cash Wheeler, Dax Harwood) (c)
Special Guest Referee: Mark Briscoe.
21-Man Blackjack Battle Royal for the AEW International Title
The Butcher vs. The Blade vs. Dustin Rhodes vs. Keith Lee vs. Bandido vs. Dralistico vs. Chuck Taylor vs. Trent Beretta vs. Kip Sabian vs. Jay White vs. Juice Robinson vs. Ricky Starks vs. ROH World Tag Team Champion Rey Fenix vs. ROH World Tag Team Champion Penta El Zero M vs. Big Bill vs. Lee Moriarty vs. Tony Nese vs. Ari Daivari vs. ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champion Brian Cage vs. Swerve Strickland vs. Orange Cassidy (c)
Ladder Match for the AEW TNT Title
Christian Cage vs. Wardlow (c)
AEW TBS Title Match
Taya Valkyrie vs. Jade Cargill (c)
Anarchy In The Arena Match
The Blackpool Combat Club (ROH World Champion Claudio Castagnoli, Bryan Danielson, Wheeler Yuta, Jon Moxley) vs. The Elite (Kenny Omega, The Young Bucks, Adam Page)
Chris Jericho vs. Adam Cole
Special Guest Ringside Enforcer: Sabu.
The Hardys (Matt Hardy, Jeff Hardy) and Isiah Kassidy vs. The Gunns (Colten Gunn, Austin Gunn) and Ethan Page
If Team Hardy wins, they get control of Page’s contract.