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“If you don’t deliver, fans get upset and sparks fly” – Drew McIntyre takes a dig at AEW’s botched ending to Revolution

Archie Blade

Drew McIntyre takes a dig at AEW’s botched ending to Revolution

Drew McIntyre takes a dig at AEW’s botched ending to Revolution. The former WWE Champion seemed to reference the dud explosions on RAW tonight.

AEW recently hosted Revolution, their first PPV of 2021. The event promised a lot, and while brilliant from start to finish, some would say it under delivered in the aspects that fans were looking forward to the most, such as the mystery signing and the Exploding Barbed Wire Deathmatch.

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As amazing as Christian is, the fans were discussing Brock Lesnar, John Cena and CM Punk. The former World Heavyweight Champion is on par and even better than some of the names discussed but pales in comparison when it comes to star power.

The Exploding Barbed Wire Deathmatch was the talking point of the pay per view. The match was heading towards a finish that would see the ring explode. Unfortunately, the end result saw sparks flying instead. It left a lot to be desired. AEW received a lot of flak for the lackluster finish.

To their credit, they handled the situation well in the aftermath and weaved it into their storylines with smart writing but that hasn’t prevented them from being the butt of jokes.

Drew McIntyre takes a dig at AEW’s botched ending to Revolution

Former WWE Champion Drew McIntyre seemingly referenced the botched finish on tonight’s episode of Monday Night RAW. While speaking with MVP, he talked about making promises to fans and not delivering on them before adding that it led to ‘sparks flying’.

“I noticed that MVP made some guarantees tonight. That’s such a dangerous thing to do in this industry. If you make a guarantee and don’t deliver, fans get upset and sparks fly.”

AEW is notorious for taking shots at the WWE. This week it was WWE’s turn. It may or may have not been intentional. The phrasing however, suggests that it was.

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Archie Blade

Archie Blade


Archie is a WWE and UFC Editor/Author at the SportsRush. Like most combat sports enthusiasts, his passion for watching people fight began with WWE when he witnessed a young Brock Lesnar massacre Hulk Hogan back in 2002. This very passion soon branched out to boxing and mixed martial arts. Over the years he fell in love with the theatrics that preceded the bell and the poetic carnage that followed after. Each bruise a story to tell, each wound a song of struggle, his greatest desire is to be there to witness it all. His favorite wrestler is Shawn Michaels and he believes that GSP is the greatest to ever step foot inside the octagon. Apart from wrestling, he is also fond of poetry and music.

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