Fleet Files #16: Fight Me

The penultimate week of AEW’s Full Gear build is here and with it, some work to do. Though this has been one of their most cohesive routes to PPV thus far, some big matches remain unmade. This week, that almost certainly changes, as AEW’s blockbuster roster finalizes its path to what on paper, could be the promotion’s best line-up yet. It’s been a monumental year for AEW and after a somewhat shaky start, they’ll look to make it three hits in a row with Full Gear.

NOTE: Friends, this week’s Fleet Files will be bare-bones, as I’m currently on vacation. Don’t know if I’ve mentioned that anywhere by the way so yeah, I’m on vacation. Feels important to keep this project rolling though so even while on vacation, I’m going to keep the league table updated. Thanks folks, I’ll be back next week…you know, from vacation.

Match of the Week

This speaks for itself, the week’s five best matches. 1 point for the five spot, 2 for the fourth and upward from there.

  1. Adam Cole vs. John Silver – Rampage #13
  2. Miro vs. Orange Cassidy – Dynamite #109
  3. Bryan Danielson vs. Anthony Bowens – Rampage #13
  4. Andrade El Idolo vs. Cody Rhodes – Dynamite #109
  5. Kenny Omega vs. Alan Angels – Dynamite #109

C-Show Stealer

With only three places as a lesser category, this is a nod to AEW’s more subdued C-Show titans. They missed out on match of the week, but entertained regardless.

  1. Tony Nese vs. Fuego Del Sol – Dark #115
  2. Pac vs. Tiger Ruas – Dark #115
  3. Emi Sakura & Nyla Rose vs. Kris Statlander & Ryo Mizunami – Dark Elevation #35

The Promo Pack

The second of our three A-categories, this award also quite literally speaks for itself, the promotion’s five best verbal offerings.

  1. CM Punk – Dynamite #109/Rampage #13
  2. Eddie Kingston – Rampage #13
  3. MJF – Dynamite #109/Rampage #13
  4. Miro – Dynamite #109
  5. Dax Harwood – Dark #115/Rampage #13

Squashes to See

Good television wrestling needs many ingredients, but it never forgets the squash matches. Here are the week’s three funniest showcase bouts.

  1. FTR vs. Waves & Curls – Dark Elevation #35
  2. Tay Conti vs. LMK – Dark Elevation #35
  3. Riho vs. Kayla Sparks – Dark Elevation #35

The Fleet Five

Our third and final A-category, The Fleet Five is simple, the promotion’s five best performers of that particular week. All the above decides this, so it’s a big one.

  1. Miro
  2. Eddie Kingston
  3. CM Punk
  4. John Silver
  5. Andrade El Idolo

League Leaders

Updated weekly, this is the result of our above categories. Below is your current top 20, the All Elite Fleet’s league leaders thus far. Tiebreaker is my preference, grow up.

  1. Bryan Danielson – 66 Points
  2. Eddie Kingston – 64 Points
  3. Jon Moxley – 63 Points
  4. Miro – 54 Points
  5. CM Punk – 53 Points
  6. Nick Jackson – 52 Points
  7. Matt Jackson – 45 Points
  8. Penta El Zero Miedo – 45 Points
  9. Kenny Omega – 44 Points
  10. Rey Fenix – 44 Points
  11. Jungle Boy – 41 Points
  12. Adam Cole – 40 Points
  13. Darby Allin – 38 Points
  14. Orange Cassidy – 37 Points
  15. Dax Harwood – 37 Points
  16. Christian Cage – 35 Points
  17. Pac – 31 Points
  18. Cash Wheeler – 31 Points
  19. Daniel Garcia – 28 Points
  20.  Luchasaurus – 28 Points

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