This episode of AEW Dynamite featured a huge card with the likes of Wardlow, Jeff Hardy, Rey Fenix Chris Jericho, Blackpool Combat Club and more in action.
Plus, a huge main event with the Undisputed ROH Women’s Championship on the line between interim champion Mercedes Martinez and champion, the debuting Virtuosa, Deonna Purrazzo.
Jeff Hardy def Bobby Fish- Owen Hart Foundation Qualifier match
Two veterans of the game kicked off this highly anticipated Dynamite. Both Hardy and Fish through some huge lariats at one another from start to finish.
Fish came close to picking up the victory after synching in a submission manouvere on the leg of Hardy. However, Hardy would soon regain momentum and put away Fish, cementing his place in the Owen Hart Foundation Tournament.
Post match saw a confrontation between old rivals The Hardy Boyz and The Young Bucks.
Blackpool Combat Club def Butcher, Blade and Angelico-
The Blackpool Combat Club came out to an emphatic roar from the AEW crowd. They were looking to continue their dominant trios run and add another win to their perfect record.
Butcher gained good momentum for his team momentarily dissecting Yuta with an array of shots and slams to ground Yuta. Angelico would continue the pressure utilising his submission background and tangling Yuta up.
Yuta would get a window of momentum after dropping Butcher with a huge german suplex before tagging in Jon Moxley. Moxley would ultimately change the course of the match and would drop Angelico with a huge clothesline.
The closing moments saw Danielson take control of Angelico, but just as Butcher and Blade looked to intervene, they were stopped in their tracks by a guillotine and sleeperhold in stereo from Moxley and Yuta. This allowed Danielson to lock in the triangle and put Angelico to sleep, securing another huge victory for the BCC.
Wardlow def W. Morrissey-
It was revealed after his bout with Lance Archer last Wednesday on AEW Dynamite that Wardlow’s next opponent will be against a mystery opponent of MJF’s choosing.
Wardlow made his way down to the ring, basking in the symphony of Wardlow chants. Soon after, Wardlow was interrupted by the music of MJF who made his way to the stage to introduce his opponent.
MJF revealed that Wardlow’s opponent was none other than former WWE superstar and current member of the IMPACT Wrestling roster W.Morrissey.
Wardlow and Morrissey went back and forth with both men levelling each other in the corners of the ring.
Morrissey would take advantage, countering and dropping Wardlow with a huge bossman slam.
Morrissey would attempt to dispose of Mr.Mayhem as he set up an avalanche slam off the top turnbuckle, but this was countered with Wardlow following up quickly with a moonsault.
Wardlow would finish off the match by dropping the 7-foot giant with a massive powerbomb to pick up another victory.
Post-match would see Wardlow fend off all security to the shock of MJF. However, MJF would give Wardlow an opportunity to get his hands on him, but only if he abides to a few conditions, which he will find out in a contract signing next week on AEW Dynamite in MJF’s hometown of Long Island, New York.
AEW World Champion ‘Hangman’ Adam Page promo-
The Champion made his way to the ring to discuss his thoughts after the AEW World Championship match was made official between CM Punk and himself at AEW’s Double Or Nothing pay-per-view.
Hangman would cut a scathing promo on Punk determined to embarrass and destroy the Best In The World and add another name to his impressive list during an incredible title reign.
Chris Jericho def Santana-
Santana was out for vengeance after the JAS’s actions last week on AEW Dynamite where Chris Jericho threw a fireball into the face of Eddie Kingston, momentarily putting him out of action.
Santana took control from the get go, punishing Jericho on the outside of the ring before the bell even rang. Jericho regained control after a distraction from Daddy Magic on the outside that ended with Santana began slammed onto the steel steps.
As the match progressed, it looked as if Santana was about to pick up the victory as he dropped Jericho with a rolling cutter, but to the shock of Santana and Ortiz, Jericho kicked out.
Santana looked to put Jericho away and pick up a huge win but again another distraction from Daddy Magic on the outside allowed Jericho to connect a low blow before hitting the Judas Effect to pick up the victory.
House Of Black and Varsity Blonds segment-
Varsity Blonds were out for a fight, and The House Of Black are in the centre of their crosshairs.
The House emerged and quickly disposed of Garrison and Pillman. Jr before setting their sights on Julia Hart whose eye was plagued by the black mist of Malakai Black months ago.
Hart was handed a chair and ordered to attack Garrison with it but hesitated. Just as the House were getting impatient with Hart.
Death Triangle emerged to aid the Varsity Blonds.
Rey Fenix def Dante Martin- Owen Hart Foundation Tournament Qualifier
Both men demonstrated their similar strengths which shaped a match that was an aerial masterclass.
Martin and Fenix would start the bout with both men scouting each move they threw at each other.
There were some incredible spots in this match, with Martin and Fenix dropping one another with a plethora of unique aerial offence.
Fenix would set up Dante with what looked like a modified Spanish fly but Dante and Fenix would both land on their feet before Dante took advantage after following up with a poisonrana out of nowhere.
Fenix would pick up the victory and advance after dropping Martin with a brainbuster variation.
Mercedes Martinez def Deonna Purrazzo- Undisputed ROH Women’s Championship
The Interim Champion, Mercedes Martinez was looking to continue her momentum and kickstart her title reign and officially become the Undisputed ROH Women’s World Championship.
However, she was going to have to get past one of the most domiannt women in the professional wrestling world, the Virtuosa, Deonna Purrazzo. Purrazzo was more determined than ever as she made her highly anticpiated AEW and looked to keep hold of her ROH World Title, especially after suffering a huge championship defeat at IMPACT’s Rebellion Pay-Per-View as she lost her AAA Reina de Reinas Championship to Taya Valkyrie.
In the opening moments of the match. both women demonstrated their right to become champion as they scouted eveything that they threw at each other, coming to numerous stalemates.
As the match progressed, a spear from Martinez would see the momentum shift in her favour but at what cost as it seemed she had done damage to her arm in the process.
Martinez would continue to unload on Purrazzo, dropping her in the corner with a combo of strikes.
Purrazzo would regain some momenutm by dropping Martinez with a great counter. However, Martinez ultimately proved too much for the Virtuosa as the Dragon sleeper would cause Purrazzo to tap out and crown Martinez the Undisputed ROH Women’s Champion.
Both women would respect the code of honor after the bout as Martinez celebrated her victory.
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