Pat McAfee Believes Adam Cole Left WWE Because of Him

Published 09/06/2021, 1:35 AM EDT


AEW went all out at their All Out PPV. The event was packed with brilliant matches, and, of course, it had some unbelievable surprise debuts towards the end of the show. Bryan Danielson and Adam Cole, two of the hottest free agents in the wrestling industry, made their debut for AEW.

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The debut of these two former WWE superstars set the whole wrestling world on fire. Fans are ecstatic and sharing their reactions on Twitter.

However, one name stood out from the rest of them was WWE SmackDown color commentator Pat McAfee. While giving his two cents on Adam Cole signing for AEW, he took a shot at his storied rival. 

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Pat McAfee reacts to Adam Cole making his debut for AEW

The main event of AEW All Out, which featured Kenny Omega battling Christian Cage for the AEW Championship, had a phenomenal ending. Omega won the match by pinning Cage and then cut a promo in which he ended up gloating about how great he was.

However, Omega’s promo was interrupted by the entry of Adam Cole, and the fans went wayward when they saw Bay Bay walking to the ring. Cole then had a face-off with Omega, making the fans think that a rivalry was on the cards. But Cole surprised everyone by super kicking Jungle Boy.

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Cole then joined The Elite but got beaten by Bryan Danielson, who was also making his debut for AEW. Pat McAfee, who was the former rival of Adam Cole, reacted to the AEW debut of Cole in a hilarious tweet. Pat tweeted-“I would’ve ran elsewhere too,” claiming that Cole ran away from WWE because he feared McAfee.

It was coming…

Be it the hilarious tweet of Pat McAfee mocking Adam Cole or Cole’s debut for AEW; Wrestling fans knew it was coming. Adam Cole had an intense rivalry with Pat back in his NXT days.

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The rivalry started when Cole was mocked by McAfee, pointing out his body size. The rivalry continued to a one-on-one match and later a war games match, with Adam Cole winning both. Pat McAfee has been vocal about Adam Cole and the reports surrounding his debut for AEW. 

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Wrestling fans can expect the social spat between Cole and Pat McAfee to continue even after Cole’s move to AEW. The rivalry, which was a kayfabe one, has become entertaining to watch for the wrestling fans. In addition, Adam Cole’s debut for AEW was hinted at several times by to the public by many AEW superstars themselves. Henceforth, fans expected Cole to show up at AEW, but they were not ready to witness him at AEW All out.

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Shijas Muhammed

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Shijas Muhammed is a WWE and Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. Making his way into the final stage of his bachelor's degree, Shijas has been a lifelong WWE fan. He was captivated by the Attitude Era of WWE because of its star-studded locker room.

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