Lio Rush Makes AEW Debut At Double Or Nothing, Jungle Boy Wins Casino Battle Royale

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At AEW Double or Nothing, several of the company’s top stars competed in the Casino Battle Royale, hoping to earn a shot at the AEW World Championship. The bout came down to Christian Cage and Jungle Boy, and the young star outlasted the veteran.

Participants:

Clubs: Christian Cage, Powerhouse Hobbs, Dustin Rhodes, Max Caster, Matt Sydal 

Matt Sydal via Max Caster 

Max Caster via Christian Cage 

Diamonds: Isiah Kassidy, Matt Hardy, 10 (Preston Vance), Nick Comorato, Serpentico 

Serpentico via Preston Vance 

Nick Comorato via Dustin Rhodes

Preston Vance via Dustin Rhodes 

Dustin Rhodes via Powerhouse Hobbs 

Hearts: Brian Pillman Jr, Griff Garrison, Colt Cabana, Anthony Bowens, Penta El Zero Miedo 

Colt Cabana via Isiah Kassidy 

Anthony Bowens via The Varsity Blondes

Griff Garrison via Matt Hardy

Spades: Jungle Boy, Marq Quen, Aaron Solow, Evil Uno, Lee Johnson 

Brian Pillman Jr via Private Party 

Evil Uno via Penta El Zero Miedo 

Lee Johnson via Matt Hardy 

Penta El Zero Miedo via Jungle Boy 

Powerhouse Hobbs via Christian Cage 

Joker’s Card – Lio Rush 

Lio Rush via Matt Hardy 

Marq Quen via Jungle Boy 

Isiah Kassidy via Christian Cage 

Matt Hardy via Christian Cage 

Christian Cage via Jungle Boy

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Lio Rush was the mystery entrant, also called the “joker.”

He entered the match and caught Private Party and other competitors by surprise with his high-flying offense. But the former WWE star was eliminated by Matt Hardy to end his brief time in the battle royale.

Rush enjoyed plenty of success in WWE. He won the NXT Cruiserweight Championship during his run with the company.