AEW is known to feature shots at wrestlers and other companies during their show, especially WWE. CM Punk took shot at Hulk Hogan this week, and Cody Rhodes also drew a bit of fire this week on AEW Collision.

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During AEW Collision this week, a notable AEW star appeared to take a swipe at WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes. Christian Cage decided to take a shady shot at Cody during his heel promo.

During the previous week’s episode of AEW Collision, Christian Cage helped Luchasaurus win the TNT Championship from Wardlow. He used a video camera to attack Wardlow, and then Christian Cage assisted Luchasaurus in claiming his first singles title within All Elite Wrestling.


Following the match, Christian Cage was seen proudly holding the championship and celebrating as if he had won the title himself.

Fast-foward to this week’s episode of AEW Collision, both the new TNT Champion and Cage took the opportunity to address the crowd. During their segment, Captain Charisma took a veiled dig at Cody Rhodes, who had initially introduced the TNT Title and subsequently departed from the promotion in an attempt to win a different top championship elsewhere, albeit without success.

“I’m not going to sit here and act like I created this championship. . . this isn’t gonna be a Vanity Project like another guy who used to ride the roads (Rhodes) here in AEW.”

Cody Rhodes paid tribute to his Elite brothers after he won the 2023 Royal Rumble match. The American Nightmare is not one to take shady shots at AEW, because he could have every single week on WWE television where he’s done his own promos, but he hasn’t That won’t stop AEW from reminding fans that they might not be okay with Cody Rhodes’ current employment status right now.

What’s your take on this shot at Cody Rhodes this week on AEW Collision? Sound off in the comments!

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