AEW News: Details on ticket announcement party with surprises and new signings, attendance expectations for Double or Nothing, new Young Bucks LJN figures revealed

By Sean Radican, PWTorch Columnist

Cody and The Young Bucks at the AEW Rally (photo courtesy AEW)


-AEW issued a press release ahead of their “Double or Nothing” ticket announcement party, which will take place on Feb. 7 in Las Vegas at The Splash Pool at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. The announcement teased that new signings, the ticket on sale date for “Double or Nothing,” and new partnerships would be announced by Cody Rhodes and The Young Bucks.

The event will be open to fans on a limited first come first serve basis. On the most recent episode of Being the Elite, Kenny Omega found his phone and the countdown on the phone appears to match up with the day this event takes place. The press release also teases a special guest, so Omega would fit the bill as a huge signing for AEW should he appear at this event. The event will be available to watch on all of AEW’s social media channels.

“Double or Nothing” is set to take place on May 25. PWTorch has learned that AEW is hoping to break the attendance record for wrestling at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The company believes they can fit between 12 and 13 thousand fans into the arena, which would break the old attendance mark.

You can read the entire press release below:

LAS VEGAS (January 31, 2019) – All Elite Wrestling, the new wrestling promotion headlined by members of The Elite, today unveiled plans for the highly anticipated DOUBLE OR NOTHING ticket announcement party next week in Las Vegas.

On the heels of their riotous launch rally in Jacksonville, The Elite are looking to raise the bar even higher as they aim to astound and exhilarate fans at the DOUBLE OR NOTHING party on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. PST at the Splash Pool at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.  The event is open to fans on a limited capacity, first come first served basis.

Cody Rhodes, The Young Bucks and Brandi Rhodes will reveal spectacular new signings, exciting new partnerships, ticket on-sale information and a surprise special guest.  In addition, “Hangman” Adam Page and SCU (Christopher Daniels, Frankie Kazarian and Scorpio Sky) will partake in the festivities.  In true Elite style, fans can expect a slice of the unexpected with all this talent on one stage.

Fans can watch the event live starting at 6 p.m. PST/ 9 p.m. EST on (YouTube), @AEWrestling (Twitter), /TheYoungBucks (Facebook) and @TheBrandiRhodes (Instagram).  Fans can also interact on all these platforms using the hashtag #AEW.

“We promised to change the wrestling landscape in 2019, and it’s already starting to shift,” said Cody Rhodes, AEW Executive Vice President.  “Our roster is growing every day with awesome acquisitions, we’re gathering incredible momentum among our fanbase, and we’re poised to sell out the DOUBLE OR NOTHING event in record speed.  Whether you can join us in person next week or plan to follow the news socially, get ready to party with us on February 7, and let’s start the countdown to DOUBLE OR NOTHING on May 25.”

DOUBLE OR NOTHING will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 25.  Stay tuned for more info (YouTube), @AEWrestling (Twitter), /TheYoungBucks (Facebook) and @TheBrandiRhodes (Instagram).

-Matt Jackson tweeted out a picture of new Young Bucks figures from LJN that are expected to be released to the public in the near future. You can see his tweet below:


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