Welcome back. There is something very special about seeing a wrestler make their return after a lengthy absence. As wrestlers can be out of action for a variety of reasons, having them back after time away can be quite the relief. The surprise can be a lot of fun and that was the case again this week, as a former champion made their AEW return after a few months away

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Wardlow made his surprise return to AEW TV this week on Dynamite, defeating Griff Garrison via referee stoppage in just over a minute. This was Wardlow’s first match since the debut edition of AEW Collision on June 17 when he lost the TNT Title to Luchasaurus. There is no word on why Wardlow was out of action or if he will be regularly appearing on Dynamite or Collision going forward.

Wardlow is a beast. Check out what he has done in AEW:

Opinion: Having Wardlow back is a great thing for AEW as he is the kind of star who can make an immediate impact. That being said, none of that matters is AEW does not figure out how to use him properly. AEW has given him one start and stop push after another and there is only so much that can be done with him when he keeps losing, or just disappearing from television altogether.

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