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Dynamite – April 20

Dynamite – April 20

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AEW Dynamite Results

*Live from Pittsburgh, PA.

(1)  CM Punk defeats Dustin Rhodes…Punk gets Dustin in the fireman’s carry but can’t complete the GTS after injuring his shoulder earlier…Dustin begins to escape down Punk’s back, but Punk sits down & reaches back to complete the leg capture Roll Up for the win (17:24)…AFTER…Hangman Adam Page out, meets Punk at the top of the ramp for a quick staredown.

*Wardlow is met as he enters the building by Mark Sterling & Security…he is to be handcuffed & escorted all night except for his time in the ring…Wardlow goes along with a sarcastic smile.

(2)  Blackpool Combat Club defeat Brock Anderson, Lee Moriarty, & Dante Martin…Moxley uses the Paradigm Shift suplex on Dante Martin for the win (08:08).

*Undisputed Elite & Young Bucks backstage…they’ve all taken losses recently but Cole says as a unit they can’t be stopped…so Cole issues an open challenge for a 10-man tag match next week to get the group back on track.

*Tony Schiavone in front of the ‘tron for the big announcement…introduces Tony Khan…TK introduces the President of NJPW, Takami OhnariAdam Cole interrupts from backstage because he is the only one special enough to make this announcement…June 26th at the United Center in Chicago, AEW & NJPW present “Forbidden Door” on PPV…next Cole introduces his friend Jay White who makes his way out with Tony, Tony, & Takami…the man who singlehandedly sold out MSG says it’s not about AEW or NJPW…it’s about Bullet Club, because it’s still…their…era.

*Jade Cargill backstage with Mark Sterling, Red Velvet, & Kiera Hogan…Jade has a message for Marina, “See you Friday, bitch.”

*MJF informs us from his skybox that Wardlow will be coming out without music & remaining cuffed until seconds before the opening bell.

(3)  Wardlow defeats Butcher…tonight’s Powerbomb Symphony is in 4 movements for the win (04:18)…AFTER…Wardlow is re-cuffed & escorted backstage by a security team.

*Eddie Kingston backstage promo…tells Chris Jericho to pay attention, because everything he does to Daniel Garcia on Rampage this week is meant for him.

(4)  Owen Hart Men’s Qualifier: Kyle O’Reilly defeats Jungle Boy…O’Reilly hits a 2nd buckle Superplex, follows with a Brainbuster, & finishes with a top buckle Diving Knee to Jungle Boy’s back for the win (13:03)…AFTER…Christian Cage meets Jungle Boy on the ramp to commiserate.

*MJF backstage with Marves…reminds us that he’s a snake as he hands Jake Roberts an envelope full of money, renting the service of Lance Archer to continue his campaign against Wardlow.

(5)  Hook defeats Anthony HenryDanhausen appears at ringside & again fails to curse Hook…Hook locks in redruM for the submission win (01:23)…AFTER…Danhausen into the ring & demands a fight with Hook…no response from Hook as he walks off.

*Frankie Kazarian backstage with Schiavone…Scorpio Sky interrupts, thanks Kaz for all his help in the past, but wants him to hold off on challenging Sammy until Sky has a chance to get the TNT title back…promising he’ll give Kaz a title shot once he does…they shake on it.

*Thunder Rosa promo…she intends to continue fighting the best on her way to Double or Nothing.

*Sammy Guevara (& Tay Conti) in the ring…Scorpio Sky (with Ethan Page & Dan Lambert) out in front of the ‘tron to interrupt…Lambert demands a TNT title rematch for Sky…Sammy will grant it as long as he gets mixed tag match he & Tay want…all parties agree.

*House of Black promo…Malakai says, “Icarus flew too close to the sun, so next week the sun dies”…I never fully understand what the hell Malakai is talking about, but that doesn’t sound good for Fuego del Sol.

*Britt Baker, once again takes advantage of the glitch in the Matrix which allows the nastiest female heel on the roster to be the biggest babyface in the business solely while here in her home town of Pittsburgh, and is accompanied to the ring by Steelers’ TE Pat Freiermuth & RB Najee Harris as the crowd goes absolutely wild.

(6)  Owen Hart Women’s Qualifier: Britt Baker defeats Danielle Kamela…Britt gets her special Steelers glove from Freiermuth to sink in Lockjaw for the submission win (06:15)…AFTER…Britt takes the mic & reminds us how much she runs this women’s division…running down Ruby Soho, Toni Störm, Jade Cargill, & Red Velvet by name…while promising to be your future Owen Hart Women’s Tournament winner.

Hikaru Shida/Serena Deeb dueling promo…next week they end this feud with a Philly Street Fight.

(7)  Darby Allin defeats Andrade…in a COFFIN MATCH…Private Party & Blade interfere early & often…Sting comes out of the audience (& from under a Sting mask, of course) to try to even the odds a bit as the fight continues all through the crowd…Sting makes another insane dive from the top of an entry tunnel to the floor to take out members of the AFO…Darby uses a Tope Suicida to tackle Andrade from the apron’s edge to the floor & into the coffin…Andrade’s assistant Jose makes his way to ringside to try to keep Darby from closing the lid…Jose gets backdropped onto the lid, which is lined with thumbtacks…Darby slams the tack-lined lid on the back of Andrade & collapses onto the coffin himself for the win (12:25)…AFTER…Sting joins Darby in the ring to celebrate…Matt & Jeff Hardy out to the top of the ramp to join in the celebration.


AEW  RAMPAGE PREVIEW – April 22, 2022

+ Eddie Kingston vs. Daniel Garcia (everyone else banned from ringside)

+ Jade Cargill (c) vs. Marina Shafir – for the TBS Championship

+ Adam Cole vs. Tomohiro Ishii – Owen Hart Men’s Tournament Qualifier

+ Swerve Strickland & Keith Lee interview with Tony Schiavone

+ Schiavone interviews Tournament Qualifiers: Toni Störm, Jamie Hayter, & Britt Baker

+ Lance Archer vs. Serpentico


AEW  DYNAMITE PREVIEW – April 27, 2022 – Philadelphia, PA.

+ Sammy Guevara (c) vs. Scorpio Sky – Ladder Match for the TNT Championship

+ Serena Deeb vs. Hikaru Shida – in a Philly Street Fight

+ Wardlow vs. Lance Archer

+ Dax Harwood vs. Cash Wheeler – Owen Hart Men’s Tournament Qualifier

+ Adam Cole, Young Bucks, & reDRagon vs. Dante Martin, Varsity Blonds, Lee Johnson, & Brock Anderson – 10 Man Tag Match


AEW  DOUBLE OR NOTHING PPV – Sun., May 29th (from Las Vegas)

+ Owen Hart Tournament Finals


AEW  & NJPW present Forbidden Door PPV – Sun., June 26th (from the United Center in Chicago)


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