Former WCW world champion attended the 8/16/23 edition of Dynamite and more AEW news items

Here are a few backstage news items following the August 16th 2023 edition of AEW Dynamite in Nashville, TN…

* noted that former WCW world champion and actor David Arquette was in attendance at the event. Former WWE stars CJ Perry aka Lana (she lives in the Nashville area) and Summer Rae were also backstage.

* According to, Warner Brothers Discovery was “thrilled” about AEW’s partnership with the Texas Chainsaw Massacre board game. WBD will reportedly “be seeking out additional potential opportunities in that vein.” Click here for more news regarding the TCM Deathmatch that took place on Dynamite.

* According to Fightful, wrestler Dean Alexander played the role of Leatherface on Dynamite.

* El Hijo Del Vikingo, who has been making appearances for AEW in recent months, has pulled off this weekend’s Game Changer Wrestling events in Atlantic City, NJ due to an injury. There were reports that Vikingo passed out backstage following AAA Triplemania XXXI Mexico City.