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AEW Banned Wrestling Moves & Spots


AEW Banned Wrestling Moves & Spots. No matter what people say about wrestling. Like it’s pre determine or scripted, but it is a legit sport. People who perform inside the squared circle. Always have a risk of getting injured.

Some wrestling moves or Spots are most likely to cause an injury to a wrestler. Which is why multiple companies have banned these wrestling moves and spots all together. To protect wrestlers from getting injured.

It seems like AEW is also heading in that direction. Because; The latest reports regarding major changes that AEW has done in backstage states. AEW has sent out the documents to wrestlers. Stating: “These are the wrestling moves and spots are outright banned going forward.” These moves include:

  • Unprotected chair shots to the head.
  • Shots to the back of the head,  Buckle bombs
  • Blind moves that are backwards into the turnbuckle.
  • Fencing Responses.
  • Seizure Sells.
  • Spitting.
  • Bleeding in the crowd.
  • Weapons or projectiles in the crowd.
  • Taking drinks or food from guests in the crowd.
  • Physical contact with the crowd.
  • Don’t throw objects with blood into the crowd.

This is the list of the moves. Which are banned in AEW. This will help wrestlers to put on a great show. Lowering the chance of getting injured. But there are also some other wrestling moves and spots which might require pre approval before the matches by AEW Coaches & Medical Staff.

These Include:
  • Spots and bumps on the ring apron and outside.
  • Table/ladder/chair spots in and out of the ring (Only allowed with padding).
  • Any elevated spots outside of the barricades (dives and ladder spots on stage, around the arena, and other places outside of the ring).
  • All piledriver/tombstone variations, including: sit down drivers, inverted/poison hurricarana and vertebreakers
  • High-risk dives or top rope moves (450, 630, double moonsaults, SSP, etc.).
  • Intentional bleeding (of any sort, not just blading).
  • Throwing people into/through/over ring steps, commentary table, bell table, or guardrails/barricades
  • Chairs, pipes, kendo sticks, hammers, ring bells, bats, chains, etc. Title belts.
  • Thumbtacks, skewers, barbed wire, and other sharp/puncturing objects or Powder, aerosol sprays, or liquids.
  • Throwing any weapons or objects- chairs, etc.
  • Choking/strangling with hands or a weapon or hanging spots.
  • Injury spots or angles. Whether or not medical is involved. Or called to the ring.
  • Any physicality in the crowd or crowd brawling
  • Any physicality involving referees, managers, extras, celebrities, or special guests

This is the list of things which need pre approval from AEW Coaches & Medical Staff before every match. We’ll be covering more on this so stay tuned and remember…the home of professional wrestling is All Elite Wrestling! For more updates follow

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