WWE Hall of Famer makes a surprise appearance on 1/31 AEW Dynamite

WWE Hall of Famer Rob Van Dam made a surprise appearance on Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite.

For Dealer’s Choice matches, Hangman Page and Swerve Strickland selected opponents for each other. Page chose a hardcore match and picture RVD to square off against Strickland, who would go on to defeat RVD by pinfall.

Page and Strickland will face each other on next week’s Dynamite at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona, with the winner receiving a shot at the AEW World Title at Revolution on March 3.

Also set for next week’s Dynamite is the following:

-Tony Khan has a big announcement

AEW World Tag Team Championship Match: Ricky Starks & Big Bill (c) defend against Sting and Darby Allin

-Swerve Strickland vs. Adam Page. The winner will receive an AEW World Championship Match at Revolution

-Chris Jericho vs. Konosuke Takeshita

-Blackpool Combat Club (Jon Moxley, Claudio Castagnoli and Bryan Danielson) vs. Mascara Dorada, Hechicero and Volador Jr.