I’m a sucker for a tournament, so of course, I’m here to preview AEW’s World Title Eliminator Tournament. AEW will hold the first round of their World Title Eliminator Tournament on the October 21 episode of Dynamite. Eight wrestlers outside of AEW’s most recent Top Five Rankings will fight for the company’s first world title shot after Full Gear.

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  • Tag team partners, Penta El Zero M and Rey Fenix will be pitted against each other as they both look to leverage their success in the tag team division.
  • Kenny Omega returns in earnest to the singles division for the first time since April 22nd to face Sonny Kiss, who is a last minute replacement for Joey Janela
  • Colt Cabana and Hangman Adam Page kick off the right side of the bracket in their first singles meeting since 2016.
  • Jungle Boy looks to hand Wardlow his second singles loss in AEW after he and Luchasaurus defeated Wardlow and MJF at Fyter Fest.

October 21, 2020
Venue: Daily’s Place, Jacksonville, FL
Time: 8:00 EDT
Watch Live on TNT or the FITE App


AEW World Title Eliminator Tournament First Round Match

Sonny Kiss v. Kenny Omega

2020 RESULTS – SINGLES

  • Kenny Omega’s most recent singles match was his controversial 6 minute and 20 second victory over Alan Angels.
  • Omega’s 20:42 Average Match Length & Average Winning Match Length in 2020 is the longest in AEW.
  • Sonny Kiss’s only victory this year was over Serpentico on the September 5th episode of AEW Dark.

2020 RESULTS – OVERALL

  • Kenny Omega hasn’t wrestled at all since he and Adam Page lost the World Tag Team Championships to FTR at All Out on September 5th.
  • Kenny Omega has spent most of his 2020 competing in the tag team division with Adam Page, his 13 winning falls are good for fourth most in AEW in 2020 only behind Jon Moxley, Cody, and Shawn Spears.
  • Omega’s 7 hours 52 minutes and 54 seconds of Total Match Length (overall) is the highest in AEW this year.
  • Omega’s 22 overall victories in 2020 are second most in AEW, only one behind Jungle Boy’s 23.
  • Sonny Kiss’s -4 fall differential (winning falls minus losing falls) is the only negative fall differential in this tournament.

ALL-TIME RESULTS – SINGLES

  • Kenny Omega has participated in 3 of the 5 longest AEW singles matches all-time, including his 26 minute and 31 second lights out match with Joey Janela on October 9th, 2019.
  • Sonny Kiss’s 12 singles losses all-time (including battle royals) are second highest in AEW history, only behind Joey Janela, Brandon Cutler, and Lee Johnson, all tied at 13.
  • Sonny Kiss’s only singles victories in AEW have been against Serpentico and Peter Avalon. Both are winless in singles matches in AEW.

ALL TIME RESULTS – OVERALL

  • Kenny Omega’s 12 hours, 45 minutes, and 46 seconds of AEW Match Length are the highest in the company by a full 3 hours over Nick Jackson.

HEAD TO HEAD HISTORY

  • This will be Kenny Omega and Sonny Kiss’ first singles match. This will also be their first time competing against each other including tag and multi person matches.

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AEW World Title Eliminator Tournament First Round Match
Adam Page vs. Colt Cabana

2020 RESULTS – SINGLES

  • Adam Page is 2-0 in singles matches since losing the AEW World Tag Team Championships. He has defeated Frankie Kazarian and Evil Uno since.
  • All of Colt Cabana’s 8 victories have all come on Dark. Colt is 0-3 on Dynamite.
  • Cabana is on a 4 match winning streak in AEW singles matches.

2020 RESULTS – OVERALL

  • Adam Page was the winning fall participant in 71% of his wins while tagging with Kenny Omega.
  • Colt Cabana has been the winning fall participant in 85% (11 of 13) AEW victories.

ALL-TIME RESULTS – SINGLES

ALL TIME RESULTS – OVERALL

HEAD TO HEAD HISTORY

  • Cabana and Page have met once historically. They faced each other on May 11th, 2016 in Ring of Honor. Cabana was victorious in 7 minutes and 16 seconds.

AEW World Title Eliminator Tournament First Round Match
Penta El Zero M vs. Rey Fenix

2020 RESULTS – SINGLES

  • Only one of Rey Fenix’s 5 singles wins this year has come on Dynamite, his 10 minute and 30 second victory over Orange Cassidy on May 20th.
  • Fenix’s one loss was to Joey Janela, who could potentially be Fenix’s second round opponent if they both go through.
  • Penta El Zero M has only participated in one AEW singles match this year and that was last night on AEW Dark when he defeated QT Marshall in 8 minutes and 31 seconds.

2020 RESULTS – OVERALL

  • Penta El Zero M holds all of the winning falls in the Lucha Brother’s 5 Tag Team victories in AEW this year.
  • Rey Fenix has taken the losing fall in 3 out of 4 of the Lucha brother’s 4 Tag Team Losses this year.

ALL-TIME RESULTS – SINGLES

  • Rey Fenix’s 7-2 all-time record in AEW singles matches casts a shadow on Penta El Zero M’s 2-3 record.
  • Only 3 of Fenix’s victories have occurred on Dynamite.
  • Penta historically has one singles victory on Dynamite, he defeated Christopher Daniels in 8 minutes and 41 seconds on April 12th, 2019.

ALL TIME RESULTS – OVERALL

  • Penta El Zero M’s +12 Fall Differential (winning falls minus losing falls) is 6th best all-time in AEW.

HEAD TO HEAD HISTORY

  • Per Cubsfan/Luchablog, Penta El Zero M leads the career series with Rey Fenix 10-6 in singles matches against each other through various promotions dating back to 2014.



 

AEW World Title Eliminator Tournament First Round Match
Jungle Boy vs. Wardlow

2020 RESULTS – SINGLES

  • Jungle Boy’s only singles victory on Dynamite was the TNT Title #1 Contender Battle Royale on the May 27th edition of Dynamite.
  • Wardlow has two singles victories on Dynamite, including his longest victory, a 9 minute and 13-second Lumberjack Match victory over Luchasaurus on June 24th.
  • Jungle Boy’s best bet here is to outlast Wardlow. Wardlow’s longest match to date in AEW was his 11 minute and 19-second loss to Cody.

2020 RESULTS – OVERALL

  • All of Jungle Boy’s 23 overall victories have happened in 2020. He was 0-11-1 overall in 2019.

ALL-TIME RESULTS – SINGLES

ALL TIME RESULTS – OVERALL

  • With 47 AEW Matches under his belt, Jungle Boy has participated in the most AEW matches all-time. He is 23-23-1.
  • With just 11 total matches and 45 minutes of ring time, Wardlow is, by far, the least experienced participant in this tournament.

HEAD TO HEAD HISTORY

  • Jungle Boy and Wardlow have never faced off in a singles match. Wardlow did participate in the TNT Title #1 Contendership Battle Royal that Jungle Boy won on May 27th.
  • Jungle Boy and Luchasaurus handed Wardlow his second overall loss in AEW during their tag team match on July 1st, 2020. Jungle Boy didn’t factor into the finish of that match, as Luchasaurus pinned Wardlow to end the match.