“People Getting Paralyzed”: 29-Year-Old AEW Wrestler Risks His Life Prompting Wrestling Fans to Pour in With Mixed Feelings

Published 05/12/2022, 7:30 AM EDT

AEW superstar Darby Allin has always proved he is more than just a wrestler. He had a long run with the TNT Championship and gave fans memorable matches against the likes of Cody Rhodes, CM Punk, MJF, and many more. The major risk-taker in AEW has used his finisher, The Coffin Drop, in various versions. The one directly inside the casket against Ethan Page was the memorable Coffin Drops.

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However, in the latest episode of AEW Dynamite, Allin delivered a fantastic Swanton Bomb on Jeff Hardy. He performed it from the top of the ladder directly on Hardy through the chairs. The move was an extremely high-risk spot and would have ended Allin’s career if not properly executed. 

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When the Jeff Hardy vs Darby Allin match was announced, fans had already expected major high-flying action. Surprisingly, this spot came out of nowhere for what fans expect from a weekly show.

The fans go berserk with mixed feelings after watching the Swanton Bomb from Darby Allin on AEW Dynamite

After watching Allin’s aerial assault, fans made their feelings known on Twitter.

This was the highlight of the night indeed

AEW fans may get used to this, as Sammy Guevara had an insane ladder spot against Scorpio Sky just a few weeks ago.

Who won the match between Jeff Hardy vs Darby Allin?

The Owen Hart Foundation Tournament quarter-final between Jeff Hardy and Darby Allin was one of the major highlights of the night.

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Jeff Hardy ended up victorious and booked a semi-final berth against the leader of Undisputed Elite- Adam Cole.

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They will hold the tournament finals at AEW Double Or Nothing on May 29 in Las Vegas. The match between Jeff Hardy and Cole will decide the first finalist of the tournament.

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What did you make of Allin’s move in the quarter-final match against Jeff Hardy on AEW? Are you excited about the semifinals? Who do you think will win the tournament? Share your thoughts below.

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Tushar Deogharkar

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Tushar Deogharkar is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. Tushar has done his Master's in Tourism Management and is an ardent fan of pro wrestling. He follows WWE and AEW very closely and wants to learn how the promotions are run.

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