— Adam Copeland, formerly known as Edge in WWE, made his highly anticipated debut for AEW last night at the WrestleDream PPV in Seattle, WA. His debut occurred during the show’s closing moments, complete with the iconic theme music he used in WWE. Copeland entered a post-match segment where he came to the aid of Sting and Darby Allin, assisting them in fending off Christian Cage, Nick Wayne, and Luchasaurus.
— In a surprising turn of events, Cage extended a chair to Copeland, seemingly aligning himself with the heels. However, Copeland had other plans and reversed the situation, using the chair to strike Wayne and delivering a powerful spear to Luchasaurus as Cage made his escape.
The Rated R Superstar Adam Copeland has arrived in #AEW!
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) October 2, 2023
— Adam Copeland’s contract with WWE came to an end last month. While WWE made an offer for him to renew his contract, he declined and chose to explore his options as a free agent. Shortly after his debut with AEW, Tony Khan took to Twitter to officially welcome him to the AEW roster, using the hashtag #AllElite.
— It appears that Copeland will continue to be known as the “Rated R Superstar,” a moniker that was not only mentioned by commentators during his AEW appearance but was also featured in AEW’s social media posts, including Tony Khan’s welcoming tweet.
Welcome to the @AEW team!
"Rated R Superstar" Adam Copeland @EdgeRatedR is ALL ELITE!
— Tony Khan (@TonyKhan) October 2, 2023