WATCH: New York Bar Goes Wild as Adam Cole Makes Surprise AEW Debut at All Out 2021

Published 09/08/2021, 9:45 AM EDT


One of the biggest things that happened at AEW was the debut of Adam Cole. The former WWE Superstar made his AEW debut at All Out 2021.

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The live crowd went up with cheers, and everyone was jumping out of sheer excitement and joy. However, it wasn’t just the live crowd who was excited, but a bar in New York went WILD!

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A video surfaced which shows the crowd listening to Kenny Omega’s speech. Next, the screen goes black and everyone wonders what is happening, and they erupt in cheers when Adam Cole’s name comes up on the screen.

The rest of the video covers the entire bar, shouting and cheering for Adam Cole while he makes his way down the ramp.

Daniel Bryan and Adam Cole debuted on the same night

At AEW All Out, Adam Cole debuted first. Right when the crowd was getting used to what had happened, out came Daniel Bryan. This was when the AEW Universe knew everything was about to change for the company.

Undoubtedly, everything will change at AEW.

The first thing to remember is that both Adam Cole and Daniel Bryan have a huge fan following. So, with them coming over to AEW, it means that AEW will get a boost from their debut in terms of ratings and viewership.

Next, it won’t be long before Cole and Bryan will be a part of in-ring feuds and storylines which will show the AEW Universe all the things they are capable of.

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Prior to AEW, both of them were working with WWE.

Adam Cole was working on WWE NXT. Even though his original contract ended after The Great American Bash, he signed an extension contract that lasted till TakeOver: 36.

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Now, even if he could have signed a new contract at NXT, Adam Cole did not want to give up his Twitch account which could have affected a new contract with WWE.

On the other hand, Daniel Bryan’s last match at WWE was on SmackDown. He was in a storyline with Roman Reigns. The stipulation for his last match was either defeating Reigns or leaving SmackDown.

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After Reigns defeated him, Bryan wasn’t seen at WWE again.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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