“Still Doing His Side Quests?” Set to Make AEW Debut After 15 Years, Major Dennis Rodman Update Leaves NBA Fans Perplexed

Published 09/02/2023, 10:28 AM EDT

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As a former Detroit Pistons player, Dennis the Menace is no strangers to catching and throwing a few elbows. Now, decades after his retirement, the Worm intends to up the ante. Dennis Rodman, renowned for his rebounding skills and eccentric personality, is gearing up for an unexpected return to the wrestling ring with AEW (All Elite Wrestling).

What will happen when the unpredictable Basketball Hall Of Famer, the Worm, Dennis Rodman returns to the United Center tomorrow when Saturday Night AEW Collision is LIVE from Chicago?

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The event where all eyes will be on Rodman is the tonight’s AEW Collision, scheduled to be broadcast live on TNT. Wrestling enthusiasts and NBA fans alike will be tuning in at 8 pm ET/7 pm CT to witness this unique crossover event. Rodman, who was last seen on the wrestling stage in 2008, is no stranger to the world of professional wrestling.

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Back then, the Chicago Bulls legend made appearances in the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). He captivated audiences with his flamboyant antics and unorthodox wrestling style.


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However, his return to wrestling has caught many off guard, especially since he’s been out of the wrestling scene for over a decade. With his unpredictable nature, fans are left wondering what Dennis Rodman will bring to the AEW ring.

Known for his colorful hair, tattoos, and over-the-top outfits, he’s a natural showman. But can he still perform at the same level he did in his prime?

Gonna tag with Kim Jong Un,” say the fans

Dennis Rodman’s surprise return to the wrestling world has ignited a frenzy of fan reactions across social media.


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“He still doing side quests?” Rodman’s penchant for the unconventional has fans joking that his wrestling debut is just another one of his “side quests.” Who knows what he’ll do next?

Some fans are envisioning a showdown between rebounders Rodman and Andre Drummond. “He heard @AndreDrummond said he’s the best rebounder ever and he took it personal… Watch him challenge Drummond to a cage match.”

The idea of Rodman teaming up with his friend, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is both outrageous and hilarious. “Bro gonna tag with Kim Jong Un.” While this may remain a wild fantasy, wrestling is known for its surprises.


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A more sobering observation is that some fans are expressing genuine concern for Rodman’s physical well-being. “Dude is in his 60’s now.”

These fan reactions capture the wide range of emotions and expectations surrounding Dennis Rodman’s AEW debut. From humor and anticipation to genuine curiosity and concern, one thing is clear: Rodman’s return to the wrestling ring has everyone talking.


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Nischal Bahuguna


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Nischal Bahuguna is an NBA author at EssentiallySports, with a deep passion for sports and writing. He is an NBA enthusiast and a seasoned basketball player. With over two years of professional writing experience, Nischal seamlessly blends his interests and skills to excel in his craft.
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Aakash Nair