AEW has updated its top-5 rankings ahead of tonight’s Dynamite. There was some movement in the women’s and tag-team divisions this week.
Men’s Singles Rankings
- Jon Moxley (21-1)
- Maxwell Jacob Friedman (11-1)
- Cody Rhodes (20-3-1)
- Brian Cage (13-1)
- Ricky Starks (16-2)
There was no movement in the mens singles rankings this week.
Tonight on Dynamite, AEW World Champion, Kenny Omega will face unranked Joey Janela in a non-title match. #2 MJF will be in a 7-on-7 match with the Inner Circle. #3 Cody will take on Angelico while #4 Cage and #5 Ricky Starks of Team Taz have nothing scheduled.
Women’s Singles Rankings
AEW Women’s Champion: Hikaru Shida (22-1)
- Big Swole (14-4)
- Nyla Rose (13-3)
- Abadon (6-1) (+2)
- Serena Deeb (4-2) (-1)
- Penelope Ford (11-5) (-1)
AEW Women’s Champion Hikaru Shida picked up a win on Dark this week and was promptly confronted by the terrifying, #3 Abadon. On Dynamite this week, Abadon picked up a win over Tesha Price. Abadon moves up 2 spots in the rankings this week as a result.
#4 Serena Deeb and #1 Big Swole will be in action on tonight’s Dynamite. They will team up to take on the winners of the Women’s Tag Team Cup earlier this year, Ivelisse & Diamante. #5 Penelope Ford and #2 Nyla Rose have nothing scheduled.
Tag Team Division Rankings
Tag Team Champions: The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) (12-3)
- FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler) (13-1)
- The Best Friends (Trent & Chuck Taylor) (20-7)
- Jurassic Express (Jungle Boy & Luchasaurus) (15-5)
- The Dark Order (Evil Uno & Stu Grayson) (15-2) (+1)
- The Acclaimed (Anthony Bowens & Max Caster) (7-1) (previously unranked)
Champions the Young Bucks defeated The Hybrid 2 in non-title action last week. #1 FTR also picked up a win over the Varsity Blondes.
The Acclaimed make their first appearance in the top-10 this week. The Natural Nightmares are booted out of the rankings as a result. The Acclaimed will face former AEW tag champs, SCU, tonight, and will likely be defending their top-5 ranking in the match.
#4 the Dark Order is also in action tonight. They will team with Hangman Page and go up against unranked Private Party and Matt Hardy.
Tonight on Dynamite, #2 The Best Friends will team with unranked teams the Varsity Blondes, and Top Flight along with Brandon Cutler against the Inner Circle.