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Sting Retirement Match: MAJOR backstage updates on his final AEW bout

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After an illustrious 40-year career in the wrestling industry, the iconic Sting is preparing for his final match at AEW Revolution in Greensboro.

The anticipation surrounding his last opponent has been a topic of much speculation. In a recent episode of AEW Dynamite, it was hinted that Sting would team up with Darby Allin to face the Young Bucks in his farewell bout.

This matchup aligns with Sting’s preference for tag team action over singles matches in recent years.

Sting Retirement Match: Behind-the-Scenes Decisions

Sources from Fightful Select reveal that Sting had significant influence in choosing his final opponents.

The decision to face the Young Bucks wasn’t just a random pairing; it was a carefully considered plan that Sting himself was enthusiastic about.

AEW’s commitment to giving Sting the perfect send-off is evident, with Tony Khan, the president of AEW, ensuring that Sting’s wishes are respected in the build-up to his retirement match.

Interestingly, despite Ric Flair’s eagerness to be more physically involved in the show, he has not been considered for any in-ring performances in this event. This decision underscores AEW’s focus on delivering a fitting and respectful conclusion to Sting’s remarkable career.

Sting: Legacy and Impact

Sting’s decision to end his career with AEW Revolution is a testament to his enduring legacy in the wrestling world. His influence extends beyond the ring, having shaped the industry with his unique style and charisma.

As fans prepare to bid farewell to a legend, the wrestling community reflects on the impact the former WCW Champion has had over four decades.


  • When is Sting’s retirement match? Sting’s retirement match is scheduled for AEW Revolution in Greensboro.
  • Who will he be facing in his final match? The WCW, TNA and WWE Legend is set to team up with Darby Allin against the Young Bucks.
  • Has Sting been involved in the planning of his final match? Yes, Sting had a major say in choosing his opponents for his retirement match.
  • Will Ric Flair be involved in any in-ring performances at the event? No, Ric Flair has not been considered for any in-ring performances at this event.
  • What has been the focus for AEW in planning Sting’s retirement? AEW has focused on ensuring Sting gets the right send-off, respecting his wishes in the build-up to his retirement match.
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