Both Page and Cage have challenged for the AEW World Championship in the past only to fall short, however they have actually remained in the hunt and remained appropriate as crucial parts of the midcard since those beats.
Aside from the truth that Page and Cage are both quality in-ring workers, there was some included intrigue due to the possibility of disturbance since Page had Dark Order backing him and Cage had Team Taz on his side.
It was easy to gloss over Page vs. Cage entering Double or Nothing when considering other big matches like Omega vs. Cassidy vs. Pac, Stadium Stampede, Britt Baker vs. Hikaru Shida and The Young Bucks vs. Jon Moxley and Eddie Kingston, but Page and Cage provided in their function.
Eventually, it was Page who prevailed, indicating there might be an AEW World Championship match in his not-too-distant future
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Page and Cage locked horns on the April 22 edition of Dynamite in what was a big match considering that Page was the No. 1 competitor for the AEW World Championship at the time.
Cage scored among the biggest wins of his AEW profession, nevertheless, by knocking off Page. That dropped Page from the No. 1 position and helped Cage move up in the maless songs rankings.
With Page no longer at the top, Orange Cassidy and Pac took on in a No. 1 Contenders match, and it ended in a double count-out, which caused the statement that Kenny Omega would have to defend the AEW World Championship against both Cassidy and Pac at Double or Nothing.
That left Page without a top-tier match on the card, however in an effort to get some vengeance on Cage and make some headway in the rankings as well, Page required a rematch, and it was made official for the pay-per-view.
Although there was no title on the line Sunday, it was still a substantial match in terms of placing for a possible AEW World title chance in the future.
In a rematch of their bout on AEW Dynamite a few weeks back, “Hangman” Adam Page beat Brian Cage at Double or Nothing on Sunday.
Cage declined the help of fellow Team Taz member Ricky Starks, and their brief argument proved to be a turning point. As Cage moved his focus back to Page, he was on the getting end of the Buckshot Lariat.
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