AEW Dynamite ended their Winter Is Coming special with a World Title change. As Kenny Omega and Don Callis were running off to Impact Wrestling with the AEW World Title, Eddie Kingston could be heard on commentary shouting away. There was a reason for that.

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Eddie Kingston was shouting away about wanting to fight Lance Archer. A lot of fans were confused by this, because it wasn’t 100% explained during the show. Dave Meltzer noted on Wrestling Observer Radio that Kingston vs Archer was an alternate for the night.

If the AEW World Title match ended with enough time, then Kingston vs Archer was set to go on afterward. The AEW World Title match took up the entire broadcast, so Eddie Kingston and The Murderhawk Monster were not needed.

Kingston still wanted to fight Archer. He demanded to wrestle him on the spot, and he said so right into the microphone on commentary as the show went off the air. It might have been a bit confusing at the time, but that was the reason Kingston was so worked up.

Felix Upton

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