Seth Rollins Takes Inspiration from AEW Superstar Against Edge at WWE Crown Jewel

Published 10/21/2021, 1:17 PM EDT


The rivalry between the ‘Rated- R Superstar’, Edge and ‘The Visionary of Drip’, Seth Rollins is not a rivalry that started just a few months ago. The bad blood between the two former champions started back in 2014 when Seth Rollins used Edge’s neck injury as a stepping stone to get on John Cena’s nerves.

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The two athletes faced each other at the WWE Crown Jewel PPV in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to put an end to this long rivalry. However, emotions are not the only thing that drives the two; during the match, Rollins performed the finisher of Edge’s best friend and current AEW superstar, Christian Cage.

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Seth Rollins leaves it all out against Edge at WWE Crown Jewel PPV

The two athletes gave everything they had left in their arsenal; however, it doesn’t look like either of the men will go down. This is old-school WWE, this is how to sell a rivalry!

However, during the match, ‘The Visionary of Drip’ Seth Rollins decided he had to go out of his way to get the better of the former WWE Champion.

Halfway through the match, Rollins grabbed ‘The Rated-R Superstar’ and delivered ‘Killswitch’, a finishing move which is used by the former World Heavyweight Champion and current AEW superstar Christian Cage.

This is not just a normal dig from WWE to an AEW superstar, this moves represented a psychological hit on Edge as Edge and Christian are friends long before they knew they want to wrestle.

Some AEW fans online also took a dig where they sarcastically wrote that is this WWE or AEW Dynamite?

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However, it was not just Rollins who pulled out all the stops; Edge took the fight to a whole another level when he used his rin presence and just his evil instincts.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. He graduated from Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology in Ghaziabad. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports.

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