AEW has a plan for their future, but some things are set in stone far in advance. FTR and Proud n Powerful are set to throw down on Dynamite, and that match has been on the plan for Charlotte for a long time.

FTR is all about history and they obviously wanted to bring a barnburner of a match to Charlotte. Santana and Ortiz will also make fine opponents to accomplish that feat.

According to Fightful Select, FTR’s match against Santana & Ortiz is something that AEW has been working toward since May. They knew that those two team would finally square off in Charlotte on a big stage.

This specific matchup has been slated and on the billing for the Charlotte Dynamite since at least mid-May, highlighting the long-term planning of a lot of AEW’s booking.

It was also reported that “in early 2020” some matches and feuds were booked months in advance, but the pandemic changed up a lot of things. It was also reported that a “singles program is already tentatively set for the fall” for those two teams. If you like the idea of FTR battling with Santana and Ortiz then you’re in luck.

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Felix Upton

Felix Upton has been writing professionally since 1989. His first writing job was penning advertisements for local newspapers around New York. After selling his grandfather’s pinball repair shop back in 2017, he was hired on for publish news for Ringside News.

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