AEW To Hold Tournament To Crown First Tag Team Champions

Tony Khan confirmed AEW will hold a tag team tournament to determine their first champions in the division.

AEW Tag Team Tournament

AEW will hold a tournament to crown the promotion’s first-ever tag-team champions. With tag-team wrestling set to become a major part of the company, Tony Khan appeared on Steve Austin’s podcast recently to discuss the division. Khan mentioned a tournament will be used to crown AEW’s first tag-team champions.

“We’re going to establish a great tag team division. When we launch our weekly television show in the fall, we’re going to be doing a tag team tournament that’s going to have some of the greatest tag team matches ever on TV.”

Khan continued to talk about a possible format for the tournament.

“It’s going to be a main focus of our TV. There will be teams competing to get a first-round bye in that tournament, which is a big deal. We’ll have some of the best tag teams in wrestling competing for our Tag Team Championships coming up in the fall.”

AEW’s Tag Teams

The teams for the tournament have yet to be announced but the tag-team division for All Elite Wrestling consists of the following teams:

  • Matt & Nick Jackson (the Young Bucks)
  • Pentagon Jr. & Fenix (the Lucha Bros)
  • Cody & Dustin Rhodes
  • Chuck Taylor & Trent Barreta (The Best Friends)
  • Christopher Daniels, Frankie Kazarian, Scorpio Sky (SCU)
  • CIMA, El Lindaman, T-Hawk (Strong Hearts)
  • Angelico & Jack Evans (Los Güeros del Cielo)
  • The Dark Order (formerly Super Smash Bros)