Wrestling Twitter has once again erupted over a recent AEW Rampage spot involving Sting.
The Icon competed alongside Darby Allin against the House of Black’s Brody King and Buddy Matthews in a hardcore tag team match this past week on Rampage. The bout itself was chaotic, involving a host of dangerous stunts atypical of a Darby Allin contest.
As seen in the clip below, Brody King launched the 63-year-old off the top rope, crashing through one table but having his head ricocheting off another that did not break.
The spot led to a discourse on Twitter, as many opined that someone of Sting’s age and injury history shouldn’t be involved in such a spot.
The WCW legend was initially forced to retire due to a neck injury sustained against Seth Rollins. He was challenging for the WWE Title in what has become his final match in the promotion.
Sting only returned to in-ring action last year in AEW and has yet to make a singles appearance to date.
Julia Hart also suffered a scare during the same AEW Rampage match
During the same bout, House of Black’s Julia Hart also suffered a scary fall.
Great Muta had emerged shockingly, spouting green mist into the face of Buddy Matthews. The latter crashed into the ropes behind him, simultaneously knocking Hart from the ring apron where she stood. Instead of crashing through the table set up behind her, Hart skimmed the far end of the table, hitting her head on the mat.
The back of her head appeared to crash against the concrete floor just beyond the rubber padding outside the ring.
Hart has since confirmed she is okay. It remains to be seen how Sting fares after his brutal fall. The legendary wrestler could take some time off the ring to heal properly.
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