Two years ago, AEW debuted as a promotion with a paid All Out approach. On Sunday night, All Out will return for the third time and one of the biggest moments in the history of the promotion will feature the return of the CM Punk band.
Punk will face Darby Allin in the first game Punk has played in more than seven years. That’s one of the awesome nine-ball card games. There will be four tournaments underway, including Kenny Omega defending the AEW tournament against Christian Cage and defending the titles of The Young Bucks AEW teams in a steel cage with Lucha Brothers.
Let’s see how we think Out Out will play this Sunday at 8pm ET (7pm Buy-In show) from the Now Arena in Chicago’s neighborhoods.
2021 AEW All Out Forecasts
AEW World Championship – Kenny vs. Omega (c) Christian Cage
Cage had already won the Impact Championship against Omega. It wouldn’t make much sense to get a second win and get another title. It would make even less sense to hand over the reigns of the Omega tournament to Cage, who did not become the main champion of the AEW. The story of the Omega tournament will probably end with the loss of Adam “Hangman” Page, not Cage. That said, if the Impact title on Dynamite is any indication of a match, fans are happy to see Omega and Cage go on Sunday night again. Selection: Kenny Omega holds the title
CM Punk vs Darby Allin
Fans have waited seven years to see CM CM return to the ring. One of the elite fighters of his generation, with both ring and microphone skills, the return of Punk was always the biggest thing on his card. In Allin, Punk has a perfect opponent. Allin is an impressive young talent. He needs to pair his style well with punk as long as he doesn’t push it stylistically into an uncomfortable place. Punk needs to get the win here. In front of the people of his hometown, in his return match, it’s the only thing that makes sense. Selection: CM Punk wins
Chris Jericho vs MJF
Jericho’s career is underway in this game, which generally gives an idea of how things will play out. No Jericho is ready to hang up his boots completely. It doesn’t seem like people are willing to stop singing “Judas” on Jericho’s ring ride. The MJF has positioned itself as a great heel and has had a better part with Jericho’s number for a year, but professional wrestling conventions say Jericho must someday get the win and create the quest to get to this match. Selection: Chris Jericho wins
Women’s AEW Championship – Dr. Britt Baker, DMD (c) vs. Krist Statlander
Statlander is a fine contestant and a good talent. It’s been nice to see AEW’s women’s division develop more and more in recent months. Still, Baker is the real first star of the AEW women and is a strong champion. It seems unlikely that Baker will lose his belt here, even against a challenging and credible challenge. Selection: Dr. Britt Baker retains the degree
AEW Tag Team Championship – The Young Bucks (c) vs. Lucha Brothers (Steel Cage Match)
It’s hard to imagine that it’s not a show-stealing game. We’ve seen these groups before and adding a steel cage to the mix should give that mix a lot of success. While it looks like the Bucks would have to download the titles to the Jurassic Express – and despite the cage to make everything available for The Elite – it looks like at least one title needs to change hands at a high-paying show. Choose: The Lucha Brothers have won the titles
AEW TNT Tournament – Miro (c) vs. Eddie Kingston
One of the best things that has happened in the AEW has been that Kingston has finally shone on a big stage. That would never have happened in the WWE, but it’s a place where AEW allows someone as world-friendly as Kingston to thrive. It’s just as great as watching him run as a champion, it’s likely to come against Miro, as it’s still quite early to know what the figures will be in the long run with the TNT tournament. Miro will push here before he can finish Kingston. Select: Miro saves the title
Jon Moxley vs. Satoshi Kojima
We are accustomed to seeing Moxley in larger programs aimed at major events. But who will complain about Moxley vs Kojima even without a story? This is going to be nasty and nasty and funny while it lasts. AEW is useless for Kojima to come to a single match and win one of its main stars, so the result is obvious here. That said, it will be great as long as it lasts. Selection: Jon Moxley wins
Paul Wight vs QT Marshall
Does anyone have it really does it matter what happens here? QT Marshall was infamous with Tony Schiavone and came with the help of Wight Schiavone. The Dynamite had a chance to try to pile his back against Wight to attack Billy Gunn and the Gunn Club with an activated and surgically fixed hip chair with Wight. However, it should be short and punctual as Wight has to overcome some interference to get a chocolate and feel good about winning. Selection: Paul Wight wins
21 female Casino Royal Casino
We know that AEW is making its big debut in paid events. With Ruby Soho (formerly Ruby Riott in the WWE) on her way to the AEW, it makes sense to debut the battle king and win. The title for the future is about to kick off and Baker needs a new challenge. There are no more compelling options than Soho. Selection: Ruby Soho wins