Former WWE superstar Matt Cardona (aka Zack Ryder in WWE) who was released by the company back in April as part of cutbacks related to COVID-19, is signed to a short-term contract with All Elite Wrestling, according to news first reported by Raj Giri of WrestlingINC.

The report notes that Cardona, who will make his AEW in-ring debut as part of this Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite broadcast on TNT, teaming with Cody against The Dark Order’s Alex Reynolds and John Silver, is currently signed for five appearances with All Elite Wrestling.