Dave Meltzer of F4WOnline.com noted the following in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter regarding the October 20th, 2023 edition of AEW Rampage…
“The reason the 10/20 Rampage show had only three matches instead of four is because Komander vs. [Gran] Metalik was booked for the show and then pulled when Metalik refused to put Komander over. Metalik still worked Collision a few days later but that can’t have helped his standing here.”
Metalik had already been defeated by Komander in a ROH match taped on October 14th. Metalik was defeated by Angélico in a ROH match taped on October 21st.
Metalik has wrestled in AEW on and off since late 2022.
Metalik gains some momentum in his #AEWCollision debut!
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) August 6, 2023