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AEW Dynamite – Apr 5

AEW Dynamite – Apr 5

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Dynamite Results

*Live from the UBS Arena on Long Island, N.Y. 

*Jay White makes a surprise appearance…taking Ricky Starks’ attention to the top of the ramp so Juice Robinson can attack from behind…it’s a 2-on-1 attack, ending with a Bladerunner from White.

*Chris Jericho backstage with Schiavone…he was happy to see Adam Cole or any “brother” return from injury…but thought the excessive celebration was disrespectful to Daniel Garcia…Keith Lee interrupts, says he would like to teach Jericho about respect next week.

(1)  House of Black def. Orange Cassidy & Best Friends…retain their AEW Trios Championship…Matthews avoids Chuck’s attempt at Sole-Food & counters with a Stomp for the win (11:36).

*Christian Cage is seen backstage…he’s joined by Luchasaurus…who is looking quite menacing.

(2)  Jamie Hayter def. Riho…retains her AEW Women’s Championship…Hayter lands a short clothesline for 2…frustrated at Riho’s resilience, Hayter winds up with the ripcord Hayter-ade for the win (12:01).

*The Outcasts backstage with Renee…they want to gain control of the women’s division…they’ll do that by one of them become Women’s Champion.

*Jericho Appreciation Society out in front of the ‘tron…Menard’s nipples are ready to cut glass in anticipation of The Acclaim joining the JAS…Parker got them a match on Rampage so they can all work together.

*MJF was given the Key to the City of Oyster Bay Long Island…he’s accompanied to the ring by the music of a live swing band…because, of course, it’s MJF DAY…MJF performs “Pennies from Heaven” (so Louie Prima’s family is the one group of people outside of Long Island currently happy to see MJF thanks to the royalties Tony Khan had to pay for that number)…he trashes an old teacher for not being sympathetic to his ADD…Jungle Boy (dressed as part of the band) saves us from an encore by attacking MJF until Security pulls him off…Sammy Guevara makes his way out & picks up the AEW title & holds it above his head before heading to the ring for his match.

(3)  Sammy Guevara def. Komander…Sammy catches Komander walking the ropes & pulls him off into a cutter…follows with the GTH for the win (08:13)…AFTER…Schiavone in for an interview…Sammy says he just did something the World Champ doesn’t…wrestle…says MJF sold his soul to be a pillar…Sammy declares himself World Heavyweight Champion…for some reason.

(4)  Hook def. Ethan Page…retains his FTW Championship…Page goes for the belt behind the ref’s back, but Matt Hardy wins the tug of war & nails Page with it…Hook sinks in redruM for the submission win (01:59).

*Nigel McGuiness backstage with Tony Khan…Tony announces AEW is headed to London England for “All In” on August 27…Adam Cole announces the show will be held at London’s Wembley Stadium.

(5)  Blackpool Combat Club def. 3 Local Jobbers…BCC attack before the bell…their opponents never get introduced…the match ends with Yuta applying a shoulder stretch-crossface to the shortest of their opponents for the submission win (01:10)…AFTER…

*Bryan Danielson grabs a mic & declares his love for the rest of BCC & professional wrestling…says they might be the only “professional” wrestlers in a building full of amateurs…Hangman Adam Page to the ring, but runs into a 4-on-1 beating…Jon Moxley, Wheeler Yuta, & Claudio Castagnoli hold Hangman as Danielson digs a screwdriver into his forehead & declares him an amateur.

(6)  FTR def. The Gunns…to become the NEW AEW Tag Team Championship…FTR avoid the 3:10 to Yuma & counter with the Big Rig on Austin…Colten pulls the ref out, hoping for the DQ but not getting it…moments later Austin with a blatant low blow on Dax…Cash stops the ref from calling for the DQ & the match rolls on…Austin has one of the tag belt & as Dax executes a diving headbutt, Austin makes sure he lands right on it…chaos at the ending…Dax Rolls Up Colten (while Cash rolls up Austin, though Dax was legal) for the win (14:00)…AFTER…Mark Briscoe to the ring to celebrate with FTR as the show ends.


AEW RAMPAGE  PREVIEW – Apr. 7, 2023 – *Live from Kingston, R.I.

+ The Acclaimed & 2point0 in 8-man tag action

+ Hook (c) vs. Ethan Page – for the FTW Championship

+ Darby Allin vs. Lee Moriarty

+ Anna Jay vs. Julia Hart

+ Jade Cargill & Taya Valkyrie sit down

+ Swerve Strickland has an announcement


AEW BATTLE OF THE BELTS VI  PREVIEW – Apr. 7, 2023 – *Live from Kingston, R.I.

+ Orange Cassidy (c) vs. Dralistico – for the AEW International Championship

+ Jade Cargill (c) vs. Billie Starks – for the TBS Championship

+ Lucha Brothers (c) vs. Powerhouse Hobbs & QT Marshall – for the ROH Tag Team Championship

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