On the November 11 episode of AEW Rampage, Bandido defeated RUSH in a first-round match in the AEW World Title Eliminator Tournament. After the match, AEW President Tony Khan took to Twitter to announce that the former ROH World Champion has signed with the company.
Now it’s official: Bandido is ALL ELITE!
— Tony Khan (@TonyKhan) November 12, 2022
Bandido is a former ROH World Champion and has wrestled for PWG, AAA, and MLW, among other promotions. He made his AEW debut on the September 28 episode of AEW Dynamite, where he lost to Chris Jericho for the ROH World Championship.