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AEW Dynamite – Dec 7

AEW Dynamite – Dec 7

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Dynamite Results

*Live from Austin, TX

(1)  Ricky Starks wins THE DYNAMITE DIAMOND BATTLE ROYALE…W. Morrissey helps eliminate Jungle Boy & then delivers a nasty chokeslam to Jungle Jack on the apron’s edge…Final Four: Matt Hardy, Capt. Shawn Dean, Ethan Page, Ricky Stark…Page eliminates Capt. Shawn Dean after a Twist of Fate by Hardy…Starks eliminates Matt Hardy…Page gets Starks up in position for a powerslam but as he gets near the edge Ricky Starks grabs the top rope & their momentum allows Starks to eliminate Ethan Page as they both tumble over the ropes & Starks holds on for the win (13:09)…AFTER…

*MJF to the ring…says Bryan Danielson (who is at William Regal’s hospital bedside) didn’t show up tonight because he’s terrified of MJF…calls Starks the “Absolute” drizzling shits & a Dollar-Store Dwayne (Johnson)…so he’s going to start calling him “The Pebble”…Ricky Starks calls MJF a 5th-rate Roddy Piper rip-off & verbally abuses him…says he’s going to smack the mole off his neck & take his title next week…aaaaaand then Max kicks him in the ding-ding!…MJF gets ready for the haymaker with the Diamond Ring but Starks ducks it & hits a spear to end the segment.

*Jon Moxley backstage promo…he respects Hangman Adam Page for doing his talking with his fists…says his buddies from the BCC will take care of the Jericho Appreciation Society tonight & he’ll be there to make sure there’s no “sports entertainment” shenanigans.

(2)  Samoa Joe def. Darby Allin…retains his TNT Championship…Darby hits a Stunner & follows with the Code Red but Joe kicks out…Joe sets Darby on the buckle to set up the Muscle Buster but Darby bites Joe’s face & shoves him to the canvas…Darby attempts the Coffin Drop but Joe catches him & locks on the Coquina Clutch…Darby won’t tap but the ref calls for the bell when Darby goes to sleep, giving Joe the submission win (10:28)…AFTER…Darby gets in Joe’s face & gets dropped by a surprise headbutt…Joe flips Darby’s skateboard on its’ deck & drops Darby on the wheels with a Muscle Buster…Joe puts Darby back to sleep with an RNC…Wardlow down for the save & Joe rolls out.

*Orange Cassidy backstage with Schiavone and Kip Sabian…Cassidy wants to fight on Rampage but Sabian just got hurt in the Battle Royale…Cassidy tells him to find someone to step in & challenge for the All-Atlantic Championship.

(3)  Claudio Castagnoli & Wheeler Yuta def. Jake Hager & Daniel Garcia…Claudio is caught in a Hager Ankle Lock but he shoves him off & into Garcia who has Yuta in the Dragon-tamer…Hager & Garcia bonk heads…as Hager stumbles back, Claudio delivers a European Uppercut for the win (13:07)…AFTER…

*Tony Schiavone plays an interview with Steven Regal from a couple weeks ago…the reason Regal helped MJF was to teach the BCC their final lesson…always stay one step ahead & keep eyes in the back of your head…Jon Moxley says he doesn’t care what people call their group now that Regal isn’t there…he, Claudio, & Yuta love pro wrestling & will continue to make a statement about what pro wrestling is.

*Malakai Black promo…says it’s time for the House of Black to put down the corruption in this business…he asks Julia Hart to name the crime, “Treason”…he asks Buddy Matthews what the verdict is, “War”…and asks Brodie King what the sentence is, “Extermination”…and if anyone has a problem with that…come one, come all.

*Jamie Hayter sits down with Schiavone…she is the top of the totem pole…she’ll be watching Shida’s title defense on Rampage & give the winner a shot at the AEW Women’s title.

(4)  Jade Cargill, Red Velvet, Leila Grey def. Madison Rayne, Skye Blue, Kiera Hogan…in a TRIOS MATCH…Kiera escapes the set up for Jaded & makes the tag…Madison hits Jade with an Enzuigiri but misses a ripcord lariat & Jade counters with a forearm to the jaw…she follows with Jaded for the win (08:31).

*Saraya backstage with Schiavone…Britt Baker interrupts, hands Saraya tickets for the show on January 11…Britt says Saraya can sit front row, or find a partner & take on Britt & Jamie Hayter.

(5)  The Acclaimed def. FTR…retain their AEW Tag Team Championship…FTR hit the Big Rig on Caster but Bowens makes the save…Caster misses the Mic Drop…Cash with 3 consecutive King Kong Lariats on Caster…Cash with a Powerbomb on Caster & flips into the jackknife cover…Caster rolls through & hooks both legs for the Roll Up win (17:03)…AFTER…

*The Acclaimed, Billy Gunn, & FTR share a 5-way scissor & respectful hugs all around…Gunn Club interrupt via the ‘tron with some gifts for FTR…the first is a card from the Briscoe Brothers that says “Saturday, Final Battle”…the 2nd is a set of stockings that reveal the kind of match when the Ass Boys reach in & pull out 2 sets of Dog Collars.



+ Orange Cassidy (c) vs. [Opponent of Kip Sabian’s Choosing] – for the All Atlantic Championship

+ Hikaru Shida (c) vs. The Bunny – for the Regina Di Wave Championship (winner gets a shot at Jamie’s Hayter’s AEW Women’s title)

+ Jon Moxley vs. Konosuke Takeshita

+ Lee Moriarty & W. Morrissey in tag team action

+ We hear from Ruby Soho & Tay Melo

+ We hear from Athena


ROH FINAL BATTLE *PPV* – PREVIEW – Sat. Dec. 10, 2022 @4pm – Arlington, TX

+ Chris Jericho (c) vs. Claudio Castagnoli – for the ROH World Championship (if Claudio loses he must join the JAS)

+ Mercedes Martinez (c) vs. Athena – for the ROH Women’s World

+ FTR (c) vs. Briscoe Brothers – Double Dog Collar Match for the ROH Tag Team Championship

+ Daniel Garcia (c) vs. Wheeler Yuta – for the ROH PURE Championship

+ Samoa Joe (c) vs. Juice Robinson – for the ROH Television Championship

+ Dalton Castle & the Boys (c) vs. Gates of Agony & Brian Cage – for the ROH 6-Man Tag Team Championship

+ Swerve in Our Glory vs. Shane Taylor Promotions (Shane Taylor & JD Griffey)

+ ZERO HOUR begins at 3pm on YouTube (but no matches currently announced)


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