Kazuchika Okada turns heel on AEW Dynamite and joins The Elite with Matthew and Nicholas Jackson

During the March 6th 2024 edition of AEW Dynamite, EVPs The Young Bucks (Matthew and Nicolas Jackason) announced that Adam Page was suspended for attacking two referees at AEW Revolution. In addition to that, they stated that Kenny Omega was fired for not making appearances.

Eddie Kingston came to the ring and got into a fight with The Bucks but was outnumbered. Kazuchika Okada, who was making his first appearance as an official member of the AEW roster, came to the ring to seemingly make the save but then attacked Kingston. It was revealed that Okada has joined The Elite in place of Omega.