Last night’s AEW Dynamite was a stacked show featuring the likes of Thunderstorm, The Acclaimed, The Undisputed Elite and more.
Plus, Chris Jericho collided with Blackpool Combat Club’s ROH Pure Champion Wheeler Yuta in a huge main event, where the winner will face Jon Moxley next Wednesday on Dynamite.
Jay Lethal def Orange Cassidy-
The match began with Lethal immediately targetting the leg of Cassidy, dropping him on it with multiple slams.
Lethal would continue the onslaught by throwing Cassidy into the steel steps. However, Cassidy would regain momentum by countering a suplex from Lethal and dropping him with a stundog millionaire.
The closing moments would see Cassidy go for a roll-up pin, but a kick to the back of the knee allowed Lethal to hit Lethal Consequences to pick up the victory.
Post-match saw Lethal’s TNT Championship challenge accepted by champion Wardlow for this Saturday’s AEW Battle Of The Belts III.
Undisputed Elite promo-
Adam Cole, Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish returned with the Young Bucks for the first time on AEW Dynamite in over a month.
Cole addressed the trios tournament and mentioned he and O’Reilly were unable to compete and turned it to the Bucks by addressing that they won’t be physically capable of competing as O’Reilly targetted the knee of Matt Jackson while Bobby Fish got Nick Jackson in a sleeper hold.
As Cole set up to stomp on a chair wrapped around Matt Jackson’s neck, The Bucks were saved by Hangman Adam Page, who shook hands with his former friends igniting a potential reunion.
Dr Britt Baker D.M.D and Jamie Hayter def Thunderstorm-
The beginning of the match saw Thunderstorm utilise great teamwork against Hayter to take control of the match.
Britt Baker would soon shift the momentum as she took control of Thunder Rosa.
As the match progressed, Baker would remain in control, crashing Storm to the mat with a devastating avalanche air raid crash off the top turnbuckle.
The closing moments saw Toni Storm look as if she was about to pick up the victory, but a mistimed hip attack would hit Rosa instead of Baker, which allowed Hayter to take advantage and pick up the victory.
Powerhouse Hobbs in action-
Hobbs made a statement, picking up the win in a quick fashion by hitting his opponent with a huge clothesline.
Post-match sees Starks seek revenge but ultimately gets beat down again by Hobbs.
Christian Cage def Matt Hardy-
The opening moments of this grudge match saw Matt Hardy take control and drop Cage with a devastating powerbomb in the corner.
However, Christian would soon shift the momentum and incapacitate Hardy by crushing his head into the side of the steel steps with a devastating running knee.
The momentum would continue to be back and forth, but the turning point occurred when a mistimed elbow drop saw Hardy crash through a table on the outside.
Christian would capitalise and hit the Killswitch to pick up the victory.
Jungle Boy would storm to the ring to get his hands on his rival, but Christian is quick to evade and leave through the crowd.
Ethan Page promo-
Page is frustrated at his lack of tv time and drops a passionate promo on what benefits he should be getting. He is confronted with a business proposal from Stokely Hathaway and accepts leaving with the manager.
The Acclaimed def Gunn Club- Dumpster Match
The Acclaimed started the match off strong by attacking Billy Gunn, and Bowens dropped both Austin and Colten with shots to the head with a trash can.
The Gunn’s would soon regain control, driving the lid of the dumpster into the back of Bowens and then powerbombed into the dumpster. Caster would also fall into the dumpster, but the Gunns were unable to shut the lid and The Acclaimed escaped after Caster crashed a tray onto the head of Colten Gunn and then followed up with another shot on Austin.
The turning point of the match saw Caster hit the Mic Drop off the stage and onto Colten Gunn through a table before launching the Gunns off the stage inside the Dumpster to win the match.
Chris Jericho def ROH Pure Champion Wheeler Yuta- winner faces Jon Moxley for the AEW Interim Championship
Yuta came out of the gate quickly, using violence and tenacity to target Chris Jericho’s broken nose.
The experience and ring IQ of Chris Jericho allowed him to scout a dropkick from Yuta and follow up with a senton.
Yuta and Jericho would continue to go back and forth, with Jericho even countering a diving attack from Yuta and catching him in the codebreaker.
Yuta would continue to fight and looked to lock Jericho in a submission in the middle of the ring.
Jericho would distract the referee by grabbing the baseball bat before going low, hitting Yuta with a low blow before picking up the victory with the Liontamer submission hold.
Post-match sees Jericho confronted by Jon Moxley, with the number one contender confirming that the champion will be facing the Lionheart at next week’s Quake By The Lake Dynamite.
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