All Elite Wrestling presented their second official showing Fyter Fest last night. This event was a follow-up to the successful AEW Double or Nothing PPV which took place last month. AEW has two more PPVs planned before they officially start with their weekly programming.
Cody, one of the Executive Vice Presidents of AEW, wrestled Darby Allin at FyterFest. Those two competitors produced a decent match-up which eventually ended in a 20-minute time limit draw.
After the match, Shawn Spears f.k.a Tye Dillinger, made his way into the ring through the crowd and viciously attacked Cody with a chair. Shawn Spears was a baby face throughout his WWE career and started off as a face in AEW as well.
However, the heel turn was quite unexpected and led to Cody bleeding profusely after the attack. AEW officials announced that Cody had to take 12 staples to mend the wound.
Cody had previously mentioned that he never saw Shawn Spears as a “star” in AEW. This comment made by the former NWA champion led to Shawn Spears attacking him and trying to reaffirm his “star” status in AEW.
Cody and Shawn Spears are both products of WWE’s developmental and have a good recognition throughout the wrestling community. A rivalry between these two superstars could help AEW connect with the casual audiences, and get in more viewership from the WWE loyalists.
Shawn Spears starred in the Battle Royal at Double or Nothing and was off the card at Fyter Fest. He is yet to take part in a singles match-up in AEW. Could Spears vs Cody take place at All Out?