As seen during the August 5th 2023 edition of AEW Collision, Ricky Starks attacked special guest referee Ricky Steamboat with a belt after losing a match to CM Punk.
In the opening segment of Collision on August 12th, it was revealed that Starks has been “suspended” from wrestling in AEW for 30 days due to his attack. Starks noted that he will still be on television with a manager’s license and is going to set AEW on fire starting next week.
BREAKING: Ricky Starks has been suspended for 30 days for attacking Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat!
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) August 13, 2023