On October 1, 2023, at the Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, Washington, AEW will host “WrestleDream,” a tribute to the late Antonio Inoki. This historic event stems from AEW’s partnership with NJPW, featuring intense rivalries and culminating in Bryan Danielson’s long-awaited clash with NJPW’s Zack Sabre Jr. It’s a night of wrestling dreams coming to life, honoring Inoki’s enduring legacy.
The first ever edition of WrestleDream will feature 10 matches with the promotion’s biggest stars mixed with international talent from New Japan Pro Wrestling. Check out the full card, below.
- Four-way tag team match for a future AEW World Tag Team Championship Match: The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) vs. The Gunns (Colten & Austin Gunn) vs. The Lucha Bros (Rey Fenix & Penta El Zero Miedo) vs. Orange Cassidy & Hook
- Handicap match for the ROH World Tag Team Championship: MJF (c) vs. The Righteous (Vincent & Dutch)
- 2 out of 3 falls match for the AEW TNT Championship: Christian Cage (c) vs. Darby Allin
- 21-man Blackjack Battle Royal for the AEW International Championship
- Singles match for the AEW TBS Championship: Kris Statlander (c) vs. Julia Hart (with Brody King)
- Six man tag team match: Chris Jericho & The Golden Lovers (Kenny Omega & Kota Ibushi) vs. Konosuke Takeshita, Sammy Guevara, & Will Ospreay (with Don Callis)
- Singles match for the ROH World Championship & NJPW Strong Openweight Championship: Eddie Kingston (c) vs. Katsuyori Shibata
- Singles match: Bryan Danielson vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
- Singles match: “Hangman” Adam Page vs. Swerve Strickland
- Tag team match for the AEW World Tag Team Championship: FTR (Cash Wheeler and Dax Harwood) (c) vs. Aussie Open (Kyle Fletcher and Mark Davis)
Don’t miss out on any of the action inside of the square circle on the first weekend of October by finding out how to watch AEW WrestleDream without cable, below.
When to Watch
AEW WrestleDream 2023 will take place on Sunday, October 1 at 8:00 PM ET on PPV, with the buy-in pre-show beginning at 7:00 PM ET.
How to Watch AEW WrestleDream 2023
Stream all of the action during WrestleDream by purchasing AEW’s debuting event on PPV by purchasing the event in the US on Bleacher Report for $49.99.
With a purchase of WrestleDream, you can rewatch the event on-demand for 72 hours.