WATCH: Fans Go Wild as Sting and Orange Cassidy Have a Hilarious Face-Off on AEW Dynamite: Fyter Fest

Published 07/22/2021, 8:45 AM EDT


Hall of Famer Sting has given in to the freshly squeezed way. At the Night 2 of the Fyter Fest, The Stinger and Orange Cassidy ‘squared off’ ringside.

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Both men were there for the Wheeler Yuta vs Darby Allin match. While the match went on, Sting made his way to OC for a face-off and confrontation. Cassidy retorted with his classic hands-in-pockets style.

Sting proved he kept up with Cassidy with a light boot, and Cassidy returned the favor. They go back and forth a bit before giving each other double soft super-kicks. The Legend did his iconic chest beat taunt, but it was a slowed-down Freshly Squeezed version.

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The crowd was applauding the duo as the referee stared at them in amusement. Darby almost got pinned when he got distracted by the duo. The match ended in Allin winning the match after an over-the-top stunner and a coffin drop.

After the match, The Blade attacked Cassidy with brass knuckles leading to a match between them later on. Cassidy on the bout with an Orange Punch. He gave Blade a test of his own medicine as he hit him with Brass Knuckles after the match.

 

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Fans react to the exchange between Sting and Orange Cassidy

AEW Fans loved the exchange between the two superstars. They hopped on to Twitter and joked about how ‘brutal’ the face-off was.

You can check some of the reactions below –

Some fans weighed in on how unbelievable and sudden the interaction was –

Some applauded the ‘freshly-squeezed version’ of the chest beat –

Last but not the least, the pop culture references –

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However, in this segment, we can’t help but notice some similarities with WWE. In the last RAW, John Cena and Riddle shared a similar moment when The 16-Time World Champion and The Original Bro shared a duet of the latter’s iconic ‘bro’ chant.

Do you think AEW got ‘inspired’ from WWE to recreate a similar spot between two AEW superstars from two generations? Let us know in the comments below.

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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