Welcome back. One of the true wildcards in wrestling is the injury. You never know when one is going to strike and that can change plans in a hurry, often in a very bad way. If someone goes onto the injured list, it can mess up a lot of things for a lot of people. It’s even worse for a tag team, though in this case, the injured member of the team is now ready to get back in the ring.
According to Post Wrestling, Akam is cleared to return to the ring and should be back soon. Akam has been out of action with a knee injury since the beginning of the year, with his most recent match taking place on the January 4 Monday Night Raw house show. His AOP partner has Rezar has been wrestling the occasional singles match in his absence. There is no word on what Akam will be back.
The AOP were a big deal while they were around. Check out one of their higher profile matches from last year:
Opinion: That’s quite the good news, though having the Viking Raiders on Monday Night Raw might take away some of AOP’s impact. That being said, SmackDown Live could use a power team like them so there are different options for them. They’re the kind of a team who can work a good power match so this is certainly some good news for both of the tag team divisions.
Which show should AOP appear on? Will they be the champions again? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his Amazon author page with 28 wrestling books. His latest book is the Complete 2000 Monday Nitro and Thunder Reviews Part 1.
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