News regarding the “Texas Chainsaw Massacre Deathmatch” from the 8/16/23 edition of AEW Dynamite

As seen during the August 16th 2023 edition of AEW Dynamite, Jeff Jarrett defeated Jeff Hardy in a “Texas Chainsaw Massacre Deathmatch” that was sponsored by a new TCM board game. The match included an appearance by the horror franchise’s main character Leatherface.

According to Dave Meltzer of, AEW was paid over $100,000 for the sponsorship. AEW President Tony Khan confirmed that as part of the “Fight for the Fallen” show, the proceeds are being donated to help out the Maui wildfire victims. Khan tweeted the following after the show…

“Thank you all who watched #AEWDynamite tonight If haven’t seen it yet, please check it out + please donate @MauiFoodBank. Thank you again to WBD [Warner Bros Discovery] + our team for helping rework tonight’s whole creative, including @TXChainSawGame with 100% of funds from the sponsor to @mauifoodbank.”