Whereas the exploding barbed wire loss of life match was a spectacle, the ending fell tremendous flat after the explosives that have been purported to go off after the 30-minute time restrict didn’t ignite as they have been purported to.
Earlier than the supposed explosions, Eddie Kingston got here out to guard Moxley from the aftermath however after the botched finale, Kingston regarded even worse by promoting like he was simply in a battle zone when actually all that they had was Gillberg-like sparklers.
The AEW commentary workforce additionally had over-the-top commentary, with the three screaming “Take him out of there!” and “Take cowl, take cowl,” and “Oh my God!” when nothing spectacular went off.
Addressing the media within the post-show convention, AEW President Tony Khan joked that Kenny Omega “constructed a dud” they usually’re fortunate that the bombs didn’t go off and damage anybody. “Who would’ve thought when he drew up the massive plan with crayons that possibly the bomb would possibly fail to take each guys out?”
Khan nonetheless defended the botched ending although, saying that he doesn’t know what individuals “actually wished” until followers have been demanding that they “really explode the fellows” within the grand finale. “I believe the essential clarification is that Kenny’s ring, which was set to blow up, as a heel who constructed this factor with a hammer and nails as we noticed…that the ultimate bomb simply didn’t go off,” Khan stated.
Moxley, who misplaced the match, additionally addressed the ending, saying that Omega is a tricky son of a bitch however he can’t make an exploding ring value a sh!t. “I’ve seen extra harmful sh!t on Ridiculousness on MTV. What the f*ck was that?”
Miro additionally chimed in on Twitter saying that Omega is “such a foul engineer” whereas WWE Superstars Shotzi Blackheart and T-Bar of Retribution obtained in on the enjoyable with their very own zingers.
Blackheart merely posted a gif of Gillberg popping out with sparklers whereas T-Bar wrote, “Tune in tomorrow evening at 8PM EST for an explosive new episode of @WWE Monday Evening RAW on the @USA_Network!”