How to watch AEW Rampage, Dynamite and PPV in Australia
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Eight long years after leaving pro wrestling, CM Punk is back – and he’s joining the increasingly stacked All Elite Wrestling (AEW) roster. If you’ve been away from the fight for a long time Where you’re just looking to see what it is, AEW is a booming business, and every wrestling fan should keep an eye out for it. If you’re looking to connect from Australia, the good news is that it’s easy to watch all that AEW has to offer.
First, let’s take a look at everything that’s going on with AEW.
What is AEW?
AEW is a professional wrestling organization that currently acts as one of WWE’s primary competitors.
While it was originally started by a motley group of “independent” wrestlers that included Cody Rhodes, Brandi Rhodes, The Young Bucks, Kenny Omega and Hangman Page, it quickly grew into a mainstream program that made history in the world. struggle.
After adding a bunch of impressive independent contenders to its roster, AEW began expanding its talent lineup with many recognizable iconic wrestlers including former WWE and WCW Sting contenders, The Big Show, Mark Henry, Chris Jericho, Malakai Black, Andrade and more recently CM Punk.
Each name has strengthened the offer of AEW and made the program very appealing to wrestling fans looking for an alternative to WWE.
What AEW shows can you watch locally?
You have a bunch of options to stream AEW wrestling shows in Australia.
First, you can watch episodes of Dark AEW and AEW Dark: Elevation Stream for free on AEW’s YouTube channel. These are considered as “B-shows” promotions, equivalent to WWE Main Event, but so often present an excellent fight that they remain fantastic watches.
Episodes of Dark air on Wednesdays To 9:00 am AEST for Australians, and episodes of Dark: Elevation air on Tuesdays To 9:00 am AEST.
The real “meat” of AEW’s storylines actually takes place on AEW Dynamite and AEW Rampage although – and these shows are a little more difficult to access.
AEW Dynamite broadcast on Thursdays To 10:00 am AEST in Australia and AEW Rampage broadcast on Saturdays To 12:00 p.m. AEST.
To watch them both live in Australia, you will need to register for AEW More on FITE, a monthly subscription service that provides you with live and on-demand reruns of every weekly AEW show.
AEW Plus costs US $ 4.99 ($ 7) per month and offers a seven-day free trial for all newcomers (which will be especially handy for anyone who just wants to watch CM Punk’s big comeback).
It is important to note these subscriptions alone come with weekly access to shows and currently do not include AEW pay-per-views.
How to watch AEW PPVs in Australia
Unlike WWE, AEW does not include access to pay-per-view shows in its streaming service. Instead, you will need to purchase them separately through FITE.
The next biggest show, AEW: All Out 2021, broadcast on September 6 at 10 a.m. AEST on FITE, and you can purchase access for US $ 19.99 ($ 28). Once purchased, you can watch it live or on demand whenever you want.
While this costs more than most wrestling fans are used to paying (given that WWE has basically made their PPVs free), it’s always a small price to pay for watching some of the best matchups in wrestling.
In addition, this year All out will also feature CM Punk’s return to the ring after an eight-year hiatus, so it’s sure to be an eye-catching sight.
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