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Mitchell’s ROH Results & Report! (10/5/23)

Is ROH LEGIT?

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ROH Wrestling 2023

TMDAnd thenReallThe Fallen Goddess takes on her most LEGIT challenger yet!

As a lesson to Billie Starkz, Athena accepted Leyla Hirsch’s challenge to defend the ROH Women’s World Championship! But will Athena be the one learning a lesson?

OFFICIAL RESULTS

  • ROH Women’s World Championship: Athena w/ Billie Starkz VS Leyla Hirsch; Athena wins and retains the title.
  • Josh Woods w/ Mark Sterling VS Tyler Payne; Woods wins.
  • Christopher Daniels VS Rocky Romero; Romero wins.
  • Scorpio Sky VS Fred Rosser; Scorpio wins.
  • Six Woman Tag: Willow Nightingale, Kiera Hogan & Skye Blue VS Lady Frost & The Renegades; Willow, Kiera & Skye win.
  • Ethan Page VS Invictus Khash; Ethan wins.
  • TMDK w/ Bad Dude Tito VS The Infantry; TMDK wins.
  • Tony Nese w/ Mark Sterling VS Satoshi Kojima; Kojima wins.
  • Billie Starkz w/ Athena VS Trish Adora; Billie wins.
  • Lee Johnson VS Darius Martin; Darius wins.
  • Fatal 4 Way Tag: Shane Taylor Promotions VS The Workhorsemen VS The Iron Savages w/ Jacked Jameson VS Cole Karter & Griff Garrison w/ Maria Kanellis-Bennett; Shane Taylor Promotions wins.
  • Six Man Tag: Gravity, Komander & Metalik w/ Alex Abrahantes VS Gringo Loco & Spanish Announce Project;  Gravity, Komander & Metalik win.

PLAY BY PLAY

Eddie Kingston speaks.

It was just after his match at WrestleDream, and he asks, “Whaddya want, Jean Carlo? I just been through a war with Shibata. And we did it all to the spirit of Antonio Inoki. Tried to lay it out there, and tried to do it Japanese style. I’m trying to learn and still learning, but respect greatly, so I’m trying to bring it here to America. And whether people like it or not, this is what I love, and that’s the style I love. And being able to share that with Shibata was something special. I respect that man, I team up with that man, I have nothing but… I got mad love for ya.

“What’s next? I dunno, Lethal popped off. Stokely’s poppin’ off. Look, I guess that’s the problem with being a champion. I don’t know, Jean Carlo, I just wanna go eat some of the… They got that Snickers joint. The Snickers peanut butter pie down in catering. That’s all I wanna do, bro. Then I’ll worry about sauna and all that stuff after to look like a wrestler. Still double champ, though.” The Mad King is ready to celebrate his way, but who will step to his throne next?

 

ROH Women’s World Championship: Athena w/ Billie Starkz VS Leyla Hirsch!

The Fallen Goddess doesn’t think her Minion is “getting it.” There is no mercy or compassion when it comes to dominating the top of the mountain! Will Athena make sure that message is loud and clear? Or will there be a LEGIT champion in ROH?

The introductions are made, the belt is raised, and we see who gets their point across!

The Code of Honor is upheld but barely, and the bell rings. Fans rally and the two circle while fans like Billie’s Seattle Seahawks colored Minion In Training shirt. Leyla waistlocks and drags Athena down, but Athena fights up. Leyla blocks the snapmare to wrench, but Athena handsprings to wrench and arm-drag! Athena kips up and Billie cheers her on, as do the fans. But then Athena turns around into a SHOTGUN! Leyla ROCKS Athena in a corner with a forearm, then runs to jump and SWINGING DROPKICK! Athena bails out, wanting a timeout and Billie asks if she’s okay. But Leyla builds speed to DIVE! Direct hit at the ramp!

Leyla stands up and says “This is my time, this is my title!” Leyla whips Athena at steps but Athena jumps up! Athena then jumps over Leyla to SHOTGUN Leyla! Leyla almost hits the steel steps with her head! Athena stands up to shout “This is MY show!” Fans fire up and Billie says that’s right! Athena refreshes the ring count, Billie says Athena knows how to count, but then Leyla YANKS Athena into steel steps! Billie asks if Athena is okay but Leyla stalks Athena. Leyla CLUBS Athena, brings her up the steps, and Billie says don’t do it! Leyla suplexes but Athena fights it! Athena suplexes to GOURD BUSTER Leyla to the floor!

Fans fire up and Athena cheers herself on. Athena rolls into the ring and lets the ring count climb. Leyla stirs but the count passes 5 of 20. Leyla sits up and fans duel as Leyla pushes herself up. Leyla hobbles but slides in at 9, only for Athena to CLUB away on her! Fans rally, Athena KICKS Leyla in the back! Then KICKS her again! Athena tells Billie to stop being a cheerleader, then she drags Leyla up. Leyla fires off forearms! Athena ends up in a corner and Leyla whips corner to corner. Athena reverses, Leyla goes up and over and has a SLEEPER! With body scissors, too! Billie freaks out and Leyla shifts to an IRON OCTOPUS!

Athena endures, pulls hair and she THROWS Leyla down! The ref reprimands and Billie says that is nasty, but Athena drags Leyla up. Athena tells the ref to back off, and she has Leyla in the ropes to CLUB away on her! The ref counts, Athena stops to BOOT Leyla down! Athena swaggers, but Leyla rolls her up! TWO! Athena DECKS Leyla!! Fans fire up and Athena fumes, but Athena isn’t gonna stop here. Fans rally behind Athena as she paces around. Leyla flounders to a corner, Athena grins and runs in, to back body block! Athena keeps moving, BIG forearm! Athena laughs and then snapmares, to clamp on a DRAGON SLEEPER!

Leyla endures, turns to release pressure but Athena throws her down by her hair! Athena ties up the legs and has a BOW ‘N’ ARROW STRETCH! Athena keeps Leyla on her side but Leyla throws elbows! Athena brings Leyla up but Leyla throws more elbows! Fans fire up as Leyla gets free, then dodges Athena to send her into buckle! Athena staggers into a SAIDO! And then into an EXPLODER! Leyla runs, to LARIAT Athena inside-out! Fans fire up and Billie is scared as Leyla waistlocks. Deadlift GERMAN SUPLEX! Cover, TWO!! Athena survives and Billie can breath again. But Leyla keeps her cool as Athena sputters.

Leyla storms up, but Athena reaches up to RANA Leyla into buckles! Fans fire up while both women are down! Athena crawls away, Leyla drags herself up, and Athena catches Leyla to rebound and ROLLING SENTON! Fans fire up while Athena snarls. Athena goes up a corner, and she aims as Leyla rises. But Leyla runs in to avoid the O-Face! ARMBAR TAKEDOWN!! Athena flails, clasps hands, but Leyla pulls on the arm! Athena moves, into a TRIANGLE HOLD! Leyla squeezes tight but Athena endures! Athena pushes up, pie faces Leyla to get her for a DEADLIFT POWERBOMB!! Cover, TWO!!

Billie cannot believe that didn’t finish it! The fans rally up and a standing count begins. The two crawl to each other, sit up, and Leyla throws a forearm! Athena throws it back! Leyla throws another! Athena DECKS Leyla again! But Leyla gets up to DECK Athena! Athena stands to fire a flurry but then Leyla answers! And with interest! Fans fire up as Leyla has Athena wobbling! Athena shoves to UPPERCUT, ROLLING ELBOW, BACKHAND, and then she catches Leyla’s arm for a takedown! CROSSFACE!! Leyla flails, reaches out, pushes back to a cover, TWO!! Leyla steps over and has the LEGIT ARMBAR!!!

Athena flails, reaches to clasp hands again, but Leyla kicks her! Leyla breaks the grip!!! Athena flails, pushes through, scrapes Leyla with her foot, and gets free! Then SLIDING FOREARMS!! Athena rains down more forearm shots, then shouts at the ref to stop telling her what to do! Athena storms up on Leyla in the corner but Leyla ELBOWS her away! Leyla goes up, but Athena DROPKICKS Leyla first! Athena climbs up to join Leyla, but Leyla CLUBS away on Athena! “This is Awesome!” as Leyla SMACKS Athena off the buckles again and again! Leyla adjusts, to SUNSET FLIP GERMAN SUPLEX?! WHAT?!

Billie is freaking out as Leyla goes up top again! But Athena rises?! Leyla mule kicks her down! Leyla MOONSAULTS INTO A SUPERKICK!! Athena reels Leyla in, Canadian Rack to DESPICABLE DEEDS!! Cover, Athena wins!!

Winner: Athena, by pinfall (still ROH Women’s World Champion)

And The Fallen Goddess is the first woman in ROH to reach 40 wins!! 40-0 at that, but then Athena SUPERKICKS Leyla back down! Athena continues to show no mercy or respect, and Billie tells her to stop before going further. Athena thinks about it, and rolls her eyes as she actually spares Leyla! Billie smiles and heads out with the Overlord. Will anyone ever stop Athena’s reign of terror? But then Maria Kanellis-Bennett walks out on stage. And she gives Leyla the “I told you so.” Leyla earned the opportunity, but will she need The First Lady of Wrestling to help her win the title?

 

Backstage interview with Christopher Daniels and Rocky Romero.

Lexi Nair is with The Fallen Angel and Azucar, both men with rich history in ROH. They’ve both held titles at one point, but tonight is the first time these two have actually faced each other in an ROH match. Rocky says he has nothing but respect for CD, and because of their match at the Super 8 years ago, Rocky got his opportunity to be in ROH, which helped him become a three-time ROH World Tag Team Champion. Daniels appreciates that, and he has followed Rocky’s career. Former ROH World Tag Team Champion. Former IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion. Current CMLL Welterweight Champion. One of the best in the world.

But if Daniels can win, he gets back on the championship track. Both men are going to bring their very best tonight, so may the best man win. Rocky says that sounds good. Daniels will bring the salsa, but Rocky brings the sugar. Well, Daniels knows a thing or two about spice. Who will be the one that gets hot tonight in Seattle?

 

Josh Woods w/ Mark Sterling VS Tyler Payne!

The Technical Beast is on a winning streak, still building his case for one more shot at Katsuyori Shibata and the ROH Pure Championship. Will Woods still have the goods? Or will he simply feel the Payne?

The Code of Honor is upheld, the bell rings, and the two circle. Woods says Payne gets a free shot, so Payne headlocks. Woods slips right out to snapmare, and then he fakes the Penalty Kick to pat Payne on the head. Payne gets mad but Woods offers him a leg. Payne goes for it, but Woods stays up as Payne tries to hit the takedown. Woods gut wrenches Payne off the leg to then gut wrench suplex Payne all the way to a corner! Fans are torn, but then Woods runs in and Payne ELBOWS him! And SWING KICKS! And slingshots to kick and moonsault up and over! Woods whips Payne, Payne holds ropes and BOOTS back!

Payne swings, Woods ducks the elbow and he puts Payne in the ropes, to KICK, BACKBREAKER, and GERMAN SUPLEX! Fans fire up and Woods looms over Payne. Woods drags Payne up, reels him in, suplex for TILT-O-WOODS! Cover, Woods wins!

Winner: Josh Woods, by pinfall

No strikes to the face, no ropebreaks needed, and not even a bead of sweat. Woods still shows respect to Payne with the Code of Honor, but will Woods get his second shot at Shibata?

 

Christopher Daniels VS Rocky Romero!

We just heard from the Fallen Angel and Azucar, and now they will put words to action! Who will be the better man here tonight, also aimed for title opportunities?

The Code of Honor is upheld, the bell rings, and fans rally up for these icons as they circle. They feel things out, tie up, and Daniels wrenches to wristlock. Rocky endures, rolls, and wrenches back to a wristlock. Daniels endures, rolls, and trips Rocky to then roll and headlock. Fans cheer the technical exchange, and Rocky fights up. Rocky powers up but can’t power out as Daniels holds on tight! Rocky fights up again, throws body shots, and he powers out again. Daniels runs Rocky over, shakes out his arm, and things speed up. Rocky trips Daniels to have a headlock! But Daniels rolls to a cover, TWO!

Daniels floats all over Rocky to headlock! Rocky fights up, powers up, and powers out this time. Daniels rolls, dodges, but Rocky RANAS! Fans fire up as Daniels bails out, and Rocky builds speed. Rocky DIVES to take Daniels down at the ramp! Fans fire up and Rocky swaggers a bit. Rocky goes up but Daniels grabs a leg. Rocky kicks Daniels away to FLYING KNEE him down! The ref goes out to check Daniels but he’s okay, so Rocky puts Daniels in the ring. Rocky winds up and runs in at the corner, but Daniels dodges the clothesline! EXPLODER! Fans fire up while both men are down, but Daniels rises first.

Daniels RAMS Rocky into a corner, whips him corner to corner hard, and Rocky bounces off buckles. Daniels brings Rocky up, suplexes high and hard, then covers, TWO! Fans rally up, Daniels KNEES Rocky in the back, and then KNEES him in the back again! Daniels clamps on a chinlock but Rocky endures. Fans rally, Rocky fights up, and Rocky throws elbows. Rocky CHOPS, runs, but Daniels scoops to a BACKBREAKER! Rocky writhes and Daniels brings him up again. Daniels scoops for another BACKBREAKER! Cover, TWO!! Rocky survives and Daniels grows frustrated, but the fans rally up.

Daniels clamps onto Rocky with a chinlock, digging his knee into Rocky’s back. Fans rally and Rocky fights up, and Rocky throws more elbows. But Daniels CLUBS Rocky down! Daniels then scoops, back suplexes, but Rocky lands out! Rocky spins Daniels and goes to ropes, TORNADO DDT! A rough landing but both men go to corners. Fans rally for Rocky as he winds up again, and runs in to clothesline! ONE-EVER! TWO-EVER! But Daniels runs in, Rocky dodges, Daniels dodges, but the LARIAT hits! Fans fire up with Rocky and he stalks Daniels. Rocky puts Daniels in ropes, KICKS him, then goes up the corner!

Rocky gives some Latino Heat to GUILLOTINE DROPKICK! Cover, TWO! Daniels is still in this but Rocky just keeps his focus. Fans rally as Rocky climbs again, but Daniels trips him up! Rocky is stuck up top, and Daniels cravats. Rocky CLUBS free, but Daniels SHOTEIS! Daniels goes up now, to SUPER STEINER! Rocky goes flying! Daniels hurries to cover, TWO!! Rocky survives and Daniels is surprised but the fans rally again. Daniels underhooks, ANGEL’S- NO, Rocky blocks and then back drops free! Fans fire up as Rocky runs, slides under, and kicks. Daniels blocks, ducks the enziguri but not the REWIND HEEL!

Rocky gets moving again, SHIRANUI!! Cover, ROCKY WINS!

Winner: Rocky Romero, by pinfall

Daniels wanted to get back on track towards a championship against a champion, but Rocky stops him before he gets started! But at least they both show respect with the Code of Honor. Will the Fallen Angel ever rise to former glory? Will Rocky look to add another championship to his collection in the near future?

 

Backstage interview with Dalton Castle.

Lexi is with The Peacock as he seems to be rather stressed out. He is feeling the pressure of the fans? Yes… Not just the fans. Everything! His heart’s been racing, he has no time to himself, he couldn’t even put together a proper ensemble! Look at this! A white tee and jeans? He’s a blank canvas! His heart’s racing 12 million miles a minute. That’s the fastest you can go, by the way. Lexi isn’t sure about that but okay. Well feel it. Feel his heart. You feel that? Yeah. Does he have any plans to combat this stress? Yes, he has to give the people what they want. And what is that? Castle knows that when he is on screen, the ratings spike, the viewers are happier, and TV is just better!

So Castle has to find a way to be on screen more. Give the people what they want! Give them what they deserve! Oh, but where does that begin? Certainly not with this shirt! Not this shirt! Castle heads out and Lexi isn’t sure what’s going on, but will Castle find his way to be the star of ROH programming?

 

Scorpio Sky VS Fred Rosser!

The Closer has returned to ROH, but there is a climb up the mountain ahead of him. Will Scorpio be able to reach for the sky? Or will NJPW Strong’s Mr. No Days Off show he can reach that mountaintop himself?

The Code of Honor is upheld, the bell rings, and fans rally as these two circle. They tie up, Scorpio waistlocks but Rosser throws him down to a wristlock. Scorpio fights up, Rosser has the cording hold, and then Rosser wrenches. Scorpio powers through to wrench and wristlock back, and then he YANKS the arm! Rosser spins, headlocks, and he grinds Scorpio. Scorpio powers up and out, then hurdles, drops and trips Rosser! Scorpio headlocks back and fans rally up. Rosser fights up, Scorpio clinches, then Scorpio CHOPS! And ROCKS! Rosser eggs him on so Scorpio fires off more shots! Scorpio whips to redirect Rosser into the corner!

Scorpio runs in, Rosser catches him and puts him up top, but Scorpio kicks Rosser away. But Rosser YANKS Scorpio off the corner! Rosser drags Scorpio up, RAMS him into the corner, and then CHOPS, LARIATS and repeat! The ref counts, Rosser kicks a leg out and Scorpio sits down. Rosser snarls as he gives point-blank hip attacks! Again and again and again as the ref counts! The fans cheer, Rosser runs corner to corner and HIP ATTACKS! Cover, TWO! Another cover, TWO! Rosser keeps on Scorpio with a cravat and he cranks the neck. Scorpio endures, fans rally, and Scorpio fights up to throw body shots.

Rosser CLUBS Scorpio, puts the cravat on, but Scorpio fires body shot after body shot! Then Scorpio kicks low, runs, and knee lifts! And LARIATS! Fans fire up with Scorpio as he paces around. Scorpio whips Rosser to ropes but Rosser KICKS him! But then Scorpio hits a SKY HIGH! Cover, TWO!! Rosser survives but Scorpio brings him up. Scorpio wrenches, fireman’s carries, but Rosser fights it! Rosser CLUBS away, but Scorpio ROCKS Rosser! Scorpio runs, into a ROLLING ELBOW! Rosser puts Scorpio on the apron, goes out to join him, and APRON BACK SUPLEXES! Fans fire up while Scorpio writhes!

Rosser pushes Scorpio into the ring, covers, TWO!! Scorpio is still in this and fans fire up! Rosser kicks and CHOPS Scorpio, then brings him up. Scorpio blocks the suplex, so Rosser CLUBS away on Scorpio’s back! Rosser tries again, but Scorpio fights suplex into a cradle! TWO!! Rosser escapes, runs in but into a BOOT! Scorpio fireman’s carries, but the back gives up! Rosser ROLLING- NO, Scorpio dodges and fireman’s carries, T K O!! Cover, Scorpio wins!

Winner: Scorpio Sky, by pinfall

Rosser put up a strong fight, but Sky was the limit for him tonight! The two still keep the Code of Honor with a handshake, with both men be fighting up the ladder towards title opportunities? Will we get to see these two go another round along the way?

 

Six Woman Tag: Willow Nightingale, Kiera Hogan & Skye Blue VS Lady Frost & The Renegades!

Three women united mostly against Julia Hart also have common enemies in the Coolest Wrestler and the meanest twins, Charlette & Robyn. Will the Babe with the Power, the Hottest Flame and Chicago Skye be a force to be reckoned with? Or will their one win together be their one win together?

The Code of Honor is upheld, but then Frost & The Renegades take a shot! Only for Willow’s team to counter punch them! The Renegades bail out while Frost and Willow trade shots! The bell rings, Frost kicks low, but Willow blocks the whip. Willow whips Frost to the corner, then back body blocks and clotheslines! Willow scoops Frost, carries her around and SLAMS her down! Willow runs to SPLASH! Cover, TWO! Willow drags Frost up, bumps her off buckles, and then tags Kiera. Kiera runs in to clothesline! Tag to Skye, and they double snapmare to then double SUPERKICK! Cover, but Robyn drags Skye off it!

Fans boo but Skye scowls. Skye full nelsons Frost but Frost switches to throw Skye by her hair! Frost scrapes her soles off Skye’s face, and The Renegades YANKS Willow & Kiera off the apron! Frost bumps Skye off buckles, then reaches out. Tag to Charlette and she helps stomp Skye down. Fans boo but the ref counts, so Charlette tags Robyn. Robyn stomps away, digs her boot in, and the ref reprimands. Robyn lets off, she drags Skye up and tags in Charlette. The Renegades reel Skye in to double suplex! Char covers, TWO! Fans rally but Charlette bumps Skye off buckles. Tag to Frost and she stomps Skye now.

Fans rally, Frost bumps Skye off buckles then RAMS into her! Frost rolls back and RAMS in again! Frost hooks a leg, FISHERMAN SUPLEX! Skye writhes, Frost drags her up and the Renegades talk a lot of trash. Frost ROCKS Skye, then she tags in Charlette. Charlette CHOPS then tags in Robyn. Robyn CHOPS Skye, too! Fans rally but Frost tags in. The Renegades and Frost coordinate, TRIPLE CHOP! But Skye starts firing shots back! Only for Frost to knee low! Tag to Robyn, and she ROCKS Skye! Robyn fireman’s carries, but Skye fights free! Only for Robyn to CLAW Skye’s eyes! Fans boo and the ref reprimands but Robyn stomps Skye around!

Robyn snarls, Charlette taunts Skye, and Robyn drags Skye up. Tag to Charlette and the Renegades double suplex again, but Skye fights free! Skye ducks the double lariat to hot tag Kiera! Keira rallies on the Renegades! Kiera SHOTGUNS Charlette, DECKS Frost for good measure, and she has the Renegades in opposite corners. Kiera runs to HIP ATTACK Robyn, then runs to HIP ATTACK Charlette! Kiera goes Around the World to BOOT WASH Charlette! Cover, TWO! Charlette survives but Kiera pounds the mat. Fans rally and Kiera brings Charlette up. Charlette wrenches, fireman’s carries, and SAMOAN DRIVERS!

Willow runs in, dodges Charlette, and gets her for a SPINEBUSTER! Fans fire up but Robyn runs in to BACK2BACKBREAKER! Skye SUPERKICKS Robyn! Frost cartwheels to the Alabama Lift, AIR RAID CRASH! Kiera storms in to turn Frost around. Frost ducks a roundhouse, but then Kiera ducks a roundhouse to ROUNDHOUSE Frost down! But Charlette rolls Kiera up, TWO!! Kiera runs up but into a fireman’s carry! Robyn runs in, but Kiera sends Charlette into her! Tag to Willow and Kiera SUPERKICKS Charlette! Willow reels Charlette in, BABE WITH THE POWER BOMB! Cover, Willow’s team wins!

Winners: Willow Nightingale, Kiera Hogan & Skye Blue, by pinfall

Color coordinated, chemistry on point, these three win another one! And with both Willow and Skye showing the damage done by Julia Hart’s mist, will these three look to tear down the Lady of the House?

 

Backstage interview with The Infantry.

Lexi is with Captain Shawn Dean, Carlie Bravo & Trish Adora, and says they are all in action tonight. Trish has a match with Billie Starkz, and Dean & Bravo face TMDK. How are they feeling? Capt. Dean says they are feeling good. Last week didn’t go their way with Maria sticking her nose into things, but they will handle that later. There’s plenty of battles in the war, and they plan on getting back on their winning ways. And Carlie says what better way to do that than to go against a team like Tizzle Mizzle Dizzle Kizzle, The Mighty Don’t Kneel. Two men known all around the world for whooping ass and winning wars.

But wait, wait, wait, do you know who else is known for that? The Infantry! And speaking of, Trish has her match with Billie, and you already know Trish don’t miss. So you can get with this, or you can get with that. Trish says have no fear, the Infantry is still here. Copy that. Ctrl + C! Lexi thanks them for their service, but Dean says she’s saluting with the wrong hand. The left hand is the science institution. Dean, Bravo & Adora head out, will they march their way to total victory tonight?

 

Ethan Page VS Invictus Khash!

All Ego is 3-0 in ROH and he isn’t stopping yet! Will Ethan go all the way until he’s a champion? Or will he have to cash out after this?

The bell rings and fans rally up for “ETHAN! ETHAN!” Khash offers the Code of Honor, Ethan accepts it, but then Khash uses it to get a cording hold! Khash mocks the fans for chanting, but Ethan scoops to SLAM Khash! Khash staggers up into a headlock, fights it, but Ethan holds on tight. Khash throws elbows, wrenches out to top wristlock, but Ethan powers him back. Khash pulls hair to throw Ethan down! Fans boo and Khash storms up, but Ethan BOOTS him away! Ethan gets up to fire off haymakers! He ROCKS Khash again and again, whips, but Khash reverses, only for Ethan to run him over!

Fans fire up and Ethan stalks Khash. Ethan reels Khash in, suplexes, and then runs for ANARCHY! Fans rally up more as Khash goes to a corner. Ethan runs in to body shot! And body shot! And haymaker! Ethan wrenches, whips corner to corner, then runs in. Ethan blocks a boot but Khash KNEES back! Khash JABS! JABS! JABS! But Ethan dodges the right to ROUNDHOUSE! Fans fire up while Khash is dazed. Ethan says it ends here! Canadian Rack, but Khash fights free of Ego’s Edge! Khash blocks a boot, slips around and spins to then ROLLING ELBOW! Ethan falls against ropes and fans boo.

Khash runs in but Ethan dumps him out! Ethan then goes to the apron for a FLYING SHOULDER! Direct hit and Ethan puts Khash in. Ethan steps in, HEADSHOT CUTTER! Cover, Ethan wins!

Winner: Ethan Page, by pinfall

4-0 for All Ego, but he shakes Khash’s hand before he stomps Khash down. Will Ethan’s streak grow until he’s going for gold?

 

Backstage interview with Tony Nese & Mark Sterling.

Lexi is with the Premier Athlete & Smart Mark, and says tonight Nese takes on Satoshi Kojima. And Mark has done some research? Yes, they don’t call him Smart Mark for nothing. He looked into national statistics, and has found exactly why Seattle is at the top of the obesity levels in America. It is because of one thing: carbs are the enemy! Nese holds up a loaf of white bread as Sterling says they are waging war on bread, and anyone that likes it! AKA Kojima. Lexi says good luck with that… Will Nese take down the leader of Bread Club? Or will he regret going against the grain?

 

TMDK w/ Bad Dude Tito VS The Infantry!

So what if Shane Haste, Mikey Nicholls, and their buddy, Bad Dude Tito, didn’t win the AEW World Trios Championships at WrestleDream? The Mighty Don’t Kneel, and they don’t stop fighting! Will Hysterical Haste & Mad Mikey make some big moves in ROH? Or will Captain Dean and Carlie Bravo defend home turf?

The teams sort out and Shane starts against Bravo. The Code of Honor is upheld, Bravo makes it a little extra, and the two circle. They tie up, Bravo wrenches, wristlocks, but Shane rolls, kips up and wrenches back. Shane headlocks but Bravo powers out. Things speed up, Bravo hurdles and UPPERCUTS! Mikey storms in but Bravo DECKS him! Bravo brings Shane up, wrenches, and tags in Dean. The Infantry double whip, then double atomic drop to double hip toss! Fans fire up for the double FIST DROP! Dean covers, TWO! Dean keeps on Shane with kicks and haymakers, then body shots.

Dean runs but Mikey trips him up! Shane hits a basement dropkick on Dean, then he BLASTS Bravo while Mikey spins Dean around and SMACKS him off the apron! Dean writhes, clutching his face, but Shane drags him up. Shane tags Mikey in, TMDK mugs Dean, and fans rally for “USA! USA!” Mikey RAMS Dean in the corner, CHOPS him, and Dean sputters. Shane steals Dean’s sunglasses to show off how they look. Mikey stomps Dean down, tags in Shane, and TMDK drag Dean up. They double whip, double elbow, then SENTON FIST DROP COMBO! Cover, TWO! Bravo coaches Cap on and the fans rally up.

Shane keeps Dean down with an armlock and chinbar but Dean endures. Dean reaches out, ROPEBREAK! Shane drags Dean away to KICK him in the back! Shane shakes out that leg while Dean writhes. Shane drags Dean up, bumps him off buckles, and he tags in Mikey. Mikey stomps Dean, brings him around, but Dean throws body shots. Mikey RAMS Dean into the corner, tag to Shane. TMDK double suplex high and hard! Shane looms over Dean and taunts Bravo. Cover, TWO! Shane drags Dean up while fans rally up. Shane bumps Dean off buckles, tags in Mikey, and Shane CHOPS Dean down!

Mikey brings Dean out but Dean throws hands! Mikey ROCKS Dean, storms up and tags in Shane. They get Dean up but Dean fights free! Dean baits Mikey in to go up and over, then he dodges Shane! Hot tag to Bravo! Bravo rallies on Shane with big forearms! Bravo spins Shane, pops ‘n’ locks and DECKS Shane! Mikey shoulders in but Carlie sidesteps to SCISSOR KICK him down! Fans fire up with Carlie, but Shane UPPERCUTS! Bravo UPPERCUTS! Shane BOOTS! Bravo spins Shane to clinch, SIDEWINDER DDT! Cover, TWO!! Bravo fires up and the fans are with him! Bravo goes to a corner, climbs up, but Shane ROCKS him first!

Shane climbs up after Bravo, but Bravo throws body shots. Shane falls back, Mikey storms up but Bravo ROCKS Mikey! Shane runs in, Mikey gives him a boost! TMDK has Bravo for a SUPERPLEX POWERBOMB!! Mikey drags Shane onto the cover, but Dean breaks it in time! Mikey TOSSES Dean out, hurries to the corner, and Shane tags Mikey in. TMDK have Bravo now, scoop and TANK- NO, Dean saves Bravo! ENZIGURI for Mikey! Shane runs up, spins Dean around, X PLEX! But Bravo runs up to fire off forearms! Bravo UPPERCUTS, roars, and runs, into Mikey’s SPINEBUSTER! Tag to Shane!

TMDK get Bravo up, Shane goes up the corner, TANKBUSTER!! Cover, TMDK wins!

Winners: TMDK, by pinfall

The “Young Punks” blew up the Infantry for a big win in ROH! Will Shane & Mikey look to become mighty contenders to the ROH World Tag Team Championships?

 

Backstage interview with Ethan Page.

Lexi is with All Ego as he has his fourth win. He is getting people talking, taking notice, including ROH World Champion, Eddie Kingston. Is that so? Eddie is watching Ethan? Good! Ethan hopes everyone in ROH is watching, because Ethan is watching everyone in ROH. From day one, he said he wanted competition, and every single week, ROH has delivered that to Ethan tenfold! And so if Eddie is watching, Ethan asks he pay close attention. Ethan is switching it up every single week, and his confidence grows every single week. The ego is refilling, so when Ethan gets to 100%, he’s ready for Eddie at any time.

In fact, that also goes for everyone in ROH. Next week, Ethan is looking for his fifth win in a row. Will the streak continue on until we see All Ego go for the Mad King’s crown?

 

Tony Nese w/ Mark Sterling VS Satoshi Kojima!

We heard from the Premier Athlete and Smart Mark earlier, but Smart Mark has the mic to cut Bobby Cruise off and tells everyone that his client has something to say. Nese tells Seattle that the last time he was here, he was wiping the floor with their hometown hero. Yeah, boo, he’s overrated, Nese agrees. But Nese has good news for them. Nese is here today on a different mission. Nese is here because he wants to help every single one of them to stop being fat, disgusting, out-of-shape, pathetic losers! Fans boo but Nese says he’ll start with a lesson. Each and every one here needs to lay off the carbs!

For example, Exhibit A: bread! Who here likes bread? The fans all cheer! That’s Nese’s point. That is why they are all sitting there while he stands here looking like a million bucks. But wait! Here comes Kojima! Fans fire up for the leader of Bread Club! But Nese still wants to talk! He asks Kojima what his problem is, and Kojima asks to speak. Nese holds up the mic to him, and he says, “I. Love. Bread.” Fans cheer and Nese is upset. Nese says everyone can calm down. We can all tell Kojima likes bread. But Nese is in a good mood tonight. If Kojima likes bread, Nese will give him a gift. Nese drops the loaf, to STOMP it?!

Fans boo and Kojima is offended! The bell rings, will Kojima make sure Nese is toast? Nese and Kojima circle and fans fire up for “BREAD! BREAD! BREAD!” Nese kicks low, headlocks, but Kojima powers up and out to run Nese over! Kojima tells Nese to go again, so Nese does, and Kojima still runs him over! Kojima makes the pecs dance and it upsets Sterling! Nese CHOPS, but his hand gets hurt by the pecs! Nese gets mad but Kojima CLUBS him! Kojima whips, Nese reverses and distracts the ref so Sterling can trip Kojima! Nese stomps Kojima, soaks up the heat, and then distracts the ref more, so Sterling can KICK Kojima!

Fans boo but Nese goes out to RAM Kojima into the apron! Nese taunts Seattle, then puts Kojima in the ring. Nese stomps Kojima, covers, TWO! Kojima hangs tough and fans rally up. Nese brings Kojima up and around, bumps him off buckles, then hoists Kojima up top. Nese puts Kojima in the Tree of Woe to stomp a mudhole! The ref reprimands, the fans boo, and Nese backs off. Nese runs back in, to then fire AB CRUNCH KICKS! Nese soaks up the heat from Seattle while counting his abs. Nese dumps Kojima out of the Tree while fans chant “WE WANT BREAD!” Kojima goes to a corner and Nese is on him with stomps.

Nese says if the fans want bread, then they’ll get this! CHOP! And body shot! Nese brings Kojima around, whips, and DROPKICKS Kojima down! Cover, TWO! Kojima hangs in there but Nese reels him into a body scissor squeeze! Kojima endures, fans rally, and Kojima fights around. Kojima reaches out, for the ROPEBREAK! Nese squeezes until the ref counts 4. Sterling coaches Nese and Nese storms up in a corner. Nese RAMS into Kojima, and again, and again! Nese whips corner to corner, runs in, but only gets buckles! And then MACHINE GUN CHOPS! Fans fire up for Kojima as he just keeps firing them off!

Kojima tops it off with one more CHOP, then he fires up! The fans are with him as Kojima whips corner to corner to forearm smash! He’s comin’ ta get ya, ya bastard! Kojima goes up the corner, to COZY ELBOW! Cover, TWO!! Nese survives but Kojima isn’t bothered! Fans fire up as Kojima drags Nese up. Kojima fires off forearms, then ROLLING ELBOWS! Kick and DDT! Nese is dazed and the fans fire up again! Kojima stalks Nese, brings him up and cravats but Nese holds ropes! The ref counts, Kojima lets off at 4, but he storms up, into a THROAT CHOP! Nese then brings Kojima around to HOTSHOT BULLDOG!

Kojima falls, Nese hits the PREMIER TRIANGLE! Not the cleanest but Nese covers, TWO!! Kojima is still in this and Seattle fires up again. Nese drags himself up, brings Kojima around, but Kojima blocks the suplex. Kojima fires body shots and a forearm. Nese hits back, they go back and forth! Kojima ROCKS Nese, fires a flurry, then whips. But Nese reverses, slides under, pump handles and scoops, but Kojima slips free to kick and COZY CUTTER!! Fans fire up as Kojima prepares the arm! Fans chant for “BREAD! BREAD! BREAD!” Off comes the elbow pad! Sterling gets on the apron, Kojima storms up but Nese rolls Kojima!

Kojima rolls through but Nese SOBATS! Nese runs, into the COZY LARIAT!! Cover, Kojima wins!!

Winner: Satoshi Kojima, by pinfall

The Premier Athlete is toast! Kojima raises the loaf of bread and the fans cheer! Kojima brings out a slice, and he makes Nese eat it!! Nese flails and sputters, will he think twice before talking trash on one of the major food groups?

 

Athena speaks.

“Here we are once again. Minion Training Session 2. It’s like Minion Training 1, but only harder.” Lexi showed promise but Billie… Athena blows the whistle and tells them to turn around to go down the stairs now. “Billie still sucks.” Billie and Lexi catch their breath but they feel like throwing up. Athena tells them to keep going! They then do squats and Athena says she designed this program for “Minion Empowerment.” She doesn’t just do it all herself. She listens to others, takes advice from others and… that makes Billie laugh, which Athena hears and frowns at.

Lexi says Athena is great. She’s kind, understanding, passionate, patient. You can’t say a bad word about her. Billie isn’t so sure about that, and then Athena CLOBBERS a ROH staffer just for bumping into her! Billie wonders what that makes Athena to them. A mentor, of course. Oh, right, of course. Athena shouts at refs on sight, though… Bobby Cruise helps Billie & Lexi announce Athena’s name with some oomph, and Billie says it is surprising Lexi came in with this with no experience and is just killing it. Athena’s tough, but Billie’s glad she has Lexi with her. Lexi says it is disappointing that Billie is just sloppy and has bad cardio.

Athena says this concludes session number two. Lexi passes with flying colors. Billie… still sucks. But for that, she gets one more very special task, as punishment. She has to prank Tony Khan!? She knocks on his door, opens it and pretends to be Willow! “My name is Willow and I’m a big loser!” Uh… Well, will Billie make up for her apparently failure by winning her match?

Billie Starkz w/ Athena VS Trish Adora!

The Code of Honor is upheld, the bell rings, and Billie circles with Trish. Billie holds her hand up to call for knuckle locks, and Trish obliges, but then Billie changes hands. And switches hands again. And again! Trish gets that hand, wrenches and WRINGS Billie, then wrenches and WRINGS her the other way! Billie bails out, Athena wants time, and Athena coaches Billie to get in there and kick Trish in the face! Or else Athena kicks Billie in the face! Athena pushes Billie in, Trish whips, but Billie goes up and over to bump her off buckles again and again and again! Fans rally up, the ref counts, and Billie lets off.

Trish is dazed, Billie snarls and brings her up to suplex! Cover, TWO! Billie stomps around to get her inner Athena out! Billie says she should’ve won! She stomps and kicks and stomps more, but Trish blocks! Trish BOOTS and BOOTS and BOOTS! Trish eggs Billie on, but Billie spins her to knee SMASH and HEEL KICK! Then waistlock, but Trish switches! Billie fights the lift, but Trish powers through to a GERMAN SUPLEX! Bridging cover, TWO! Billie survives but fans rally up for her. Trish storms up on Billie, fans duel, and Trish ROCKS Billie! And ROCKS her again! Billie dodges but Trish ROLLING ELBOWS!

Billie goes to a corner, Athena tells her to get it together, but Trish hits a SPLASH! Billie sits down, Trish gives her a point-blank HIP ATTACK! And another, and another, and another! The ref counts, Athena protests, and Trish lets off. Trish drags Billie right up to a fireman’s carry, but Billie fights free! Billie scrambles to ropes, Trish gets her legs, and Trish YANKS Billie up! Billie lands on her feet to ROLLING ELBOW Trish! Athena says that was good! Keep going! Go up top! Billie listens to her mentor and goes up top! Billie aims to SWANTON BOMB onto knees! Trish turns things around, to run in and- NO, Billie ducks the boot to roll Trish! TWO!!

Billie hooks the arms, STAR TEN!! And then a BULLY CHOKE!! Trish taps, Billie wins!!

Winner: Billie Starkz, by submission

Athena is all fired up! The Star Ten into the crossface, Athena is impressed! Will this help Billie graduate from Minion In Training to true, full-fledged Minion? Or does she need to keep winning to further impress the Fallen Goddess?

 

Lee Johnson VS Darius Martin!

Big Shotty’s been struggling to get going in ROH, but he hasn’t given up either! Will he be able to hit the bull’s eye here tonight? Or will the Air Wolf take off in his own singles aspirations?

The Code of Honor is upheld and they even hug before the bell. The fans applaud as the two circle. They tie up, Darius wrenches and wristlocks, but Johnson rolls, kips up and wrenches back. Darius slips around, headlocks, chinbars, then keeps on the headlock. Johnson powers his way out the back, headlocks in return, but Darius powers out. Johnson runs Darius over but Darius is right up, only for Johnson to headlock takeover. Darius headscissors, Johnson kips free. Roles reverses as Darius headlocks for the takeover and then Johnson headscissors. Darius kips free, he sweeps and covers, ONE!

Johnson sweeps, covers, TWO! Darius and Johnson stand, and they shake hands again. Fans cheer the exchange and the sportsmanship as the two reset. They tie up, Darius headlocks, but Johnson powers up and out. Darius sunset flips, Johnson rolls through and basement dropkicks! Darius goes to ropes while Johnson pumps up. Johnson runs in but into BOOTS! Darius runs in but Johnson hip tosses, only for Darius to handspring, arm-drag and mule kick! Johnson blocks the front kick to ROCK Darius! Johnson runs, into a DROPPKICK! Fans fire up and Darius brings Johnson up. Darius CHOPS and fans “WOO~!”

Darius swings, Johnson dodges and CHOPS! Johnson whips corner to corner and runs in to CHOP! Then he whips the other way but Darius reverses. Johnson ELBOWS Darius, QUEBRADA and dragon sleeper but Darius snapmares free. Only for Johnson to drop toehold Darius into buckles! Fans cheer again and Johnson hits a BIG back suplex! Cover, TWO! Johnson keeps cool and he brings Darius up. Johnson bumps Darius off buckles, fans rally as he throws hands, and Johnson sits Darius down. Johnson stomps a mudhole in, lets off as the ref counts, and he brings Darius up again. Darius throws hands, ROCKS Johnson, and UPPERCUTS!

Darius whips, Johnson reverses and DROPKICKS! Big Shotty flexes and fans rally up. Cover, TWO! We see Shane Taylor & Lee Moriarty watching this match. They got the better of Johnson in 1v1 matches, what’re they scouting him for? Johnson squeezes Darius with a chinlock and fans rally for “BOTH THESE GUYS!” Darius fights up, pries the hold open, and headlocks in return! Johnson shoves free, Darius turns the dropdown into a kickflip and BIG back suplex! Fans fire up while both men are down! The ref starts a standing count while both men stir. They both rise at 5 of 10, and head for each other!

Darius blocks shots, fires shots, but Johnson ducks a kick and jumps the sweep! Johnson ROCKS Darius, but Darius CHOPS back! Darius dodges, runs, turns hurdle into atomic drop, then he runs to BULLDOG in the ropes! GAMANGIRI! Johnson flops back and fans fire up with Darius, he steps in to COMPLETE SHOT! Cover, TWO! Johnson is still in this but Darius stays focused. “This is Awesome!” as Darius suplexes. Johnson slips free, waistlocks, but Darius elbows free! Only for Johnson to GERMAN SUPLEX! And then another clinch, BLUE THUNDER BOMB! Cover, TWO!!

Darius survives and Johnson is stunned! Johnson pounds the mat, fires himself up, and he runs in to UPPERCUT at the corner! Johnson keeps moving, Darius follows but Johnson ROCKS him! Johnson runs in but Darius dodges the splash! Darius steps in, into a SUPERKICK! Johnson reels Darius in but Darius suplexes first! Darius goes up to FROG SPLASH! Cover, Darius wins!

Winner: Darius Martin, by pinfall

Big Shotty couldn’t hit the mark, and now Air Wolf is picking up speed! Darius shows his friend respect with the Code of Honor, is the fight far from over for Johnson?

 

Fatal 4 Way Tag: Shane Taylor Promotions VS The Workhorsemen VS The Iron Savages w/ Jacked Jameson VS Cole Karter & Griff Garrison w/ Maria Kanellis-Bennett!

This is a huge match for the ROH Tag Division! We just saw Big Bad Shaney T. and #TAIGASTYLE watching from backstage, but now they’re in action against JD Drake & Anthony Henry, as well as Dirty Bulk Bronson & Beefcake Boulder, as well as the Ivy League MVP and Diamond in the Rough. Who takes this huge win and gets one step closer to the ROH World Tag Team Championships?

In this kind of Fatal 4, only two teams are legal at a time. Lee Moriarty and Anthony Henry uphold the Code of Honor, the bell rings, and the two circle. They tie up, Henry wrangles Moriarty but Moriarty fights up. Moriarty spins, slips around to waistlock then ripcord, but Henry slips away. They tie up again, Moriarty wrenches but Henry rolls, spins, and handsprings to cravat. Moriarty spins out and then shoves Henry. Henry storms up but Moriarty drops back, and he tags out to Karter. Fans applaud the cleverness, and Karter circles with Henry. Karter kicks low, headlocks, but Henry powers out to kitchen sink knee!

Henry KICKS Karter in the back, then storms up on him, but Karter scrambles away. Griff hops off the apron? He’s not about to get in there with the Saint of Augusta. Karter says fine, and he tags in Bronson. Bronson and Henry tie up, Henry headlocks but Bronson powers out! Bronson says nope! He gonna motorboat! But Henry SLAPS Bronson! Bronson runs in but Henry arm-drags him to the corner! Henry runs in to forearm smash while he tags JD. Henry snapmares Bronson down, NECK TWISTS, and then JD slingshot SENTONS! Fans rally as JD taunts the savage sauce. Bronson throws a forearm, but JD ROCKS Bronson!

Bronson staggers and now Karter tags himself in. He tells Griff to watch this, then rushes JD, but JD CHOPS Karter down! Fans fire up and Karter scrambles to tag Griff in now. Griff runs in but JD hip tosses him down! Griff ends up in the Workhorse corner, JD SPLASHES and tags Henry. They whip, hurdle, RAM, CLUB and DDT Griff down! Cover, TWO! Henry brings Griff up, UPPERCUTS him, and then brings Griff around to UPPERCUT again! But Griff UPPERCUTS in return! Griff headlocks, Henry powers out but Moriarty sneaks a tag. Karter trips Griff to get him outta there, and Moriarty CLOBBERS Henry!

Moriarty fires up and shouts at JD, but the ref keeps JD back. Moriarty is wary of the Savages, and he bumps Henry off buckles. Tag to Shane but Henry fires body shots, forearms and CHOPS! Shane JABS Henry, blocks Henry’s kick and HEADBUTTS him down! Ripcord URENAGE! Shane runs to SPLASH! Cover, TWO! JD was there, too, but Shane tells him to back off. Shane drags Henry over, tags in Moriarty, and Moriarty grabs an arm. Moriarty facelocks, Henry wrenches out but Moriarty facelocks on the other side. Henry RAMS Moriarty into the Kingdom corner and Karter tags in hard off Moriarty!

Karter CLUBS Henry down, stomps him over and over, and then soaks up the heat. Karter kicks at JD but JD says he’ll beat Karter into puberty. Karter bumps Henry off buckles and tags Griff in. They bring Henry out to double whip, trip and DROPKICK! Cover, TWO! Griff keeps on Henry with a facelock and then he whips, to BOOT Henry down! Another cover, TWO! Griff keeps on Henry and he ROCKS him with a forearm! Henry ELBOWS Karter, ROCKS Griff, repeat! Griff runs in but into a sunset flip! Griff rolls through but Henry BOOTS from below! Henry dodges Griff to hot tag JD!

Griff tags Karter but JD rallies on him! JD scoops to SLAM Karter, then FALLING HEADBUTTS! Karter flounders, JD runs in to CHOP! Shane runs in but JD sends his SPLASH into Karter! Shane then dodges JD so the clothesline hits Karter! JD feeds Karter to Shane, NECKBREAKER DDT COMBO! Fans fire up, Moriarty runs in, but he’s fed to the ASSISTED POWERBOMB! Griff DECKS JD! Henry ENZIGURIS Griff! Boulder tags in off JD! Boulder fireman’s carries Henry, kicks Shane and reels him in, SAMOAN DROP DDT COMBO! Boulder is pumping and Bronson joins in! Bronson sips that savage sauce!

Bronson runs and Boulder gives him a boost, Bronson FLIES onto everybody!! Fans are thunderous as Bronson rises! Bronson drags Karter up and into the ring for Boulder to scoop! But Maria has the sauce?! She threatens to pour it out! Boulder dumps Karter and brings down the straps. Boulder storms up and Maria is like a deer in headlights. Jacked Jameson takes the sauce back, but Karter DROPKICKS Boulder into Jameson! Boulder staggers, but Shane tags in! Karter apologizes to Maria for what just happened, but Shane DECKS Boulder! Maria shouts to pay attention to the match, not to her!

Karter turns around, and Shane DECKS him!! Cover, Shane Taylor Promotions wins!

Winners: Shane Taylor Promotions, by pinfall

Karter took his eye off the ball, and that allowed Bad Boy Shaney T. to knock it out the park! Will STP finally have those ROH World Tag Team Championships? Or will MJF stay strong for his brochacho?

 

Six Man Tag: Gravity, Komander & Metalik w/ Alex Abrahantes VS Gringo Loco & Spanish Announce Project!

The league of super luchadores is back in action again in what will surely be a fast and furious main event! Will the Astronaut, the Commander and the King of the Ropes have a fiesta in Seattle? Or will the Crazy White Boy make a strong third for Angelico y Serpentico?

The trios sort out and Metalik starts against Gringo. The Code of Honor is upheld, the bell rings, and the two circle. Fans rally up for “LUCHA! LUCHA!” as Metalik and Gringo tie up. They go around, Gringo puts Metalik in a corner but Metalik dodges. Metalik runs in but is put on the apron. Metalik GAMANGIRIS in return, goes up and tightrope walks, to FLYING RANA! Fans fire up as Gringo tumbles, and Metalik CHOPS him in the corner! Metalik whips corner to corner, Gringo reverses and runs in but into an ELBOW! Metalik runs but Gringo flips him over! Metalik lands on his feet, Gringo arm-drags, but then metalik arm-drags!

Metalik runs, goes up the ropes and springboards to wheelbarrow and arm-drag! But Gringo handsprings through! Fans are thunderous as the two stare down. They shake hands again, and then back away. Tag to Angelico and tag to Komander, the new AAA World Cruiserweight Champion. The two circle, fans rally for Komander as he and Angelico tie up. Angelico wrenches and wristlocks, spins and whips but Komander handsprings and superhero lands! Fans fire up as Komander dodges a boot, goes Matrix under the lariat and mule kicks! Komander cartwheel RANAS! Fans fire up as Angelico flounders, tag Gravity.

Komander mule kicks Angelico, then snapmares him, before he gives Gravity a boost, FLAPJACK SPLASH! Cover, TWO! Gravity brings Angelico up but Angelico ROCKS Gravity! Tag to #SNAKEMAN and he headlocks. Serpentico cheers, “Lucha Libre~!” but Gravity throws body shots. Gravity powers out, Serpentico slides under to waistlock but Gravity elbows free. Gravity switches, shoves, runs in, and ARABIAN PRESS- NO, Serpentico puts him on the apron. Gravity shoulders into Serpentico, slingshots up and over then returns, but into boots! Serpentico baits Gravity in to then RANA! Fans fire up as Serpentico stands Gravity up.

But Gravity trips and SPLASHES! Cover, TWO! Gravity kips up but Serpentico handsprings, and fans fire up as the two stare down. Serpentico pushes Gravity, then eggs him on. Gravity pushes Serpentico and eggs him on. Serpentico DOUBLE CHOPS! Gravity is stinging but he comes back to CHOP! Fans fire up while Serpentico is stinging. Serpentico powers up, to ROCK Gravity with a haymaker! Gravity hits back, they fire off fists fast and furious! The teams get in and the brawl is on! Fans fire up as Komander has Angelico and Metalik has Gringo. Los Super Amigos whip Gringo & SAP to corners!

Los Super Amigos all run in but they all get thrown out! Gravity sunset flips Serpentico but Serpentico rolls through! TRIPLE BASEMENT DROPKICK! Cover, ONE!! Gravity is still in this but Angelico tags in. SAP mugs Gravity, then Angelico stands on Gravity’s face! The ref counts, Angelico steps away and tags Gringo. Gringo & SAP all coordinate to double whip Gravity in. Gringo runs in but is put up to! GAMANGIRI! Gravity then runs, ducks under SAP’s double lariat, but they pops him up and Gringo adds on, FLYING ASSISTED BOMB!! Cover, Metalik breaks it! Serpentico TOSSES Metalik and SAP regroups.

SAP drags Gravity up, Gringo distracts the ref, and SAP double back suplex! Gravity lands out, hot tag to Komander! Komander jumps over Serpentico but Angelico kicks low! Angelico & Gringo mug Komander, double whip him corner to corner, then they send Serpentico in. Komander dodges and Serpentico POSTS himself! Angelico runs in but Komander BOOTS him! Gringo runs in but Komander BOOTS him! Komander runs up, jumps onto Gringo’s shoulders, and then uses that to FLYING RANA Angelico! Fans fire up as Komander dodges Gringo to then tilt-o-whirl RANA! Fans fire up again but serpetnico is back!

Serpentico drags Komander back but Komander BOOTS him away! Kip up and hot tag to Metalik! Springboard CROSSBODY hits Gringo and Angelico! Metalik keeps moving, Angelico pops him up but Metalik FLYING RANAS Gringo! Fans fire up as Metalik ducks ‘n’ dodges and tilt-o-whirl RANAS Angelico! Serpentico returns, Metalik dodges to SUPERKICK! Gravity & Komander join in, Gravity & Metalik build speed to DOUBLE TOPE CONJILO! They take out SAP! The fans are thunderous as Komander now goes up, but Gringo goes after him! SUPER SPANISH FLY! Gringo then FLIES to take out EVERYBODY!

Fans are thunderous again as Gringo goes back up to the corner. Fans rally as Gringo aims at Komander, MOONSAULT FLOPS! Komander then runs corner to corner, goes up and up and FLYING DESTROYER?!? Then Komander goes up again, tightrope walk SHOOTING STAR!! Cover, Los Super Amigos win!

Winners: Gravity, Komander & Metalik, by pinfall

Abrahantes celebrates with his stable! Combine this with Rey Fenix being AEW International Champion, is lucha libre going to take over the world?


My Thoughts:

A good episode of ROH, but it was over two hours. I can’t keep doing these if they’re not going to be consistent in length. Also, the match order kinda didn’t make sense, which is sadly how ROH just is, apparently. The women’s title opening, and we still have Athena doing a vignette with Billie and Lexi? The title match was awesome stuff, and the vignette was hilarious, but it just feels like the order was backwards. Give us the vignette first, then Billie’s match, then Athena VS Leyla in the main event because that has a title and story all in it. Not that the Six Man Tag main event wasn’t a lot of fun, but it didn’t have story. Story based main event is superior to fun filler main event.

Really good Fatal 4 Way Tag, but I figured Shane & Moriarty were going to win after they also were watching Johnson. Johnson VS Darius was also a great match, and Darius winning made sense, too. Johnson might get to the point where he actually joins up with Shane Taylor Promotions after seeing Shane & Moriarty get ahead. Ethan Page of course wins against Khash, but I was surprised he called out Eddie Kingston. The sad thing is, as I just said last night for Dynamite, more ROH stuff gets done on AEW programming than on ROH TV, because Johnny TV, Komander, Pentagon and Lince Dorado are the contender’s match on Rampage, no Ethan to be found.

And then, while the other matches were a lot of fun, they were a lot of filler, too. Woods gets another win to build towards the Pure Championship, but also kinda biding time. Daniels VS Rocky was a roundabout way to add to Daniels’ story, I guess. TMDK gets a great match and great win off Infantry, but I don’t want AEW/ROH dragging in more NJPW people when they can’t even use their AEW/ROH people all that well. If TMDK is gonna be stateside, they should just be in NJPW Strong. Kojima and Nese had a really fun segment, especially with Seattle enjoying the bread stuff. ROH was recorded on the same night as Collision, so this explains why Seattle was so ready for bread on Sunday. Great win for Kojima off Nese, though this might’ve just been for the fitness trend of hating on bread.

The Six Woman Tag was to keep Willow, Kiera & Skye strong, and I’m curious to see what happens with how Willow and Skye were both misted. And when the House of Black mists you, something happens to you, aka a Heel turn. It’s what happened to Julia Hart, so maybe it happens to Skye? Skye seemed gloomier than Willow, so it should be Skye turning to stay fresh, and then Willow is the one with a strong enough optimism to stay away from the House of Black.

My Score: 8.5/10


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Mitchell’s AEW Collision Results & Report! (2/24/24)

The Collision Cowboys ride again!

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Can Papa Gunn breathe with the Switchblade?

The Bang Bang Scissor Gang wants to run AEW, but they need to prove they can work together, no matter what! Will Jay White, Colten & Billy make a winning combination?

OFFICIAL RESULTS

  • No Disqualifications: Sammy Guevara VS “Powerhouse” Will Hobbs; Hobbs wins.
  • FTR VS Shane Taylor Promotions; FTR wins.
  • Thunder Rosa VS Ladybird Monroe; Rosa wins.
  • Six Man Tag: Jay White, Colten Gunn & Billy Gunn VS The Iron Savages & Jacked Jameson; White, Colten & Billy win.
  • Bryan Keith VS Malakai Black; Malakai wins.
  • Serena Deeb VS Lady Frost; Deeb wins.
  • Bryan Danielson VS Jun Akiyama; Bryan wins.

PLAY BY PLAY

No Disqualifications: Sammy Guevara VS “Powerhouse” Will Hobbs!

Just last night on Rampage, The Spanish God called out the Don Callis Family, and then got jumped by the Don Callis Family! Callis and the rest of the family has been banned from ringside, as has Chris Jericho, this must be settled between Sammy and Hobbs! Will there be anything left of Sammy to return home to his wife and daughter? Or will The Book of Hobbs call for no mercy and no remains?

The moment Hobbs hops off the corner, Sammy JUMP KNEES! The bell rings, Sammy runs up to JUMP KNEE again! Hobbs staggers around, but he catches Sammy to TOSS him to a corner! Hobbs runs in, Sammy dodges and RAMS in! Sammy ENZIGIRS, Hobbs staggers, and Sammy springboards, FLYING CUTTER! The fans fire up as Hobbs staggers back to his feet. Sammy runs up to clothesline Hobbs and himself out of the ring! Sammy shouts, “I’m a freakin’ Collider now!” Sammy gets the steel steps in place and the fans fire up. Sammy comes back to whip Hobbs but Hobbs reverses! Sammy leaps the steps!

Hobbs runs up, but Sammy sends him into railing! Sammy repositions the steps, gets space and runs in, to use the steps to LEAP! But Hobbs catches Sammy, and WORLD’S STRONGEST SLAM on the steps!! Sammy writhes and flounders away but Hobbs tells the ref to get outta the way. The fans boo, Hobbs soaks it up, and Hobbs drags Sammy up. Hobbs says Sammy wanted this, and he brings Sammy around to DECK him with a haymaker! The fans duel, Hobbs scoops Sammy, APRON POWERSLAM! And again! And again! Hobbs then SLINGS Sammy into railing! The fans fire up as Hobbs says one more time!

Hobbs hauls Sammy back up, for a fake out. Hobbs doesn’t do what the fans want him to do, he does what he wants. Hobbs moves the other set of steps around, brings Sammy back up, and Hobbs whips Sammy hard into railing! Hobbs asks Kevin Kelley what he’s going on about but Kevin isn’t sure Hobbs means. Hobbs tells Kevin to stand up so Kevin does, and then Hobbs demands Kevin hand over his belt. His belt? Hobbs tells him again, give over the belt. Kevin gives in and hands said belt over. Hobbs then takes the belt and uses it to LASH Sammy on the back! Fans are torn but Hobbs LASHES Sammy again!

Sammy writhes, Nigel tells Kevin this is his fault. Hobbs winds up, Sammy dodges the belt to SUPERKICK! And SUPERKICK again! Sammy grabs a chair, and he SMACKS Hobbs with it! And then HEADSHOT! Hobbs flounders against railing but the fans fire up as Sammy stalks him. Sammy tosses Hobbs the chair to KICK it into him! Then Sammy cravats, uses the steps, but Hobbs turns the cutter into a TOSS over the railing! Sammy’s leg clips the top, but Hobbs hauls him back up and over! But Sammy slips free, and CUTTERS to the steps!! Sammy gets the belt now and he LASHES Hobbs in return!

Sammy then goes looking under the ring, and he brings out a table! The fans fire up as Sammy sets the table up nearby. Sammy has security move aside, so he can slide that chair off the table and into Hobbs! Sammy then adds another table! If one is good, more must be better! The fans fire up with Sammy as he has those side by side. Hobbs goes to the apron but Sammy climbs up. Sammy aims and leaps, but Hobbs catches him again!! And he SPINEBUSTERS Sammy through the tables!!! All of Springfield, Missouri lose their minds while the ref checks on both men, and Collision goes picture in picture!

Hobbs snarls as he slowly rises up out of the wreckage. Sammy stirs but Hobbs clears out the debris to bring him up. Hobbs HEADBUTTS Sammy and Sammy staggers away. Sammy gets in the ring but Hobbs pursues. Hobbs climbs the corner?! Hobbs then FLYING LARIATS! The Powerhouse proves he can fly, then he covers, TWO!! Sammy survives but Hobbs grinds him into the mat! Hobbs talks trash on Sammy while he fishhooks the nose and pulls on the ear! Hobbs then drags Sammy up, whips him to a corner hard, and Sammy drops to his knees. Hobbs looms over Sammy, eggs him on, and the fans rally up.

Hobbs talks more trash, stands Sammy back up, and Hobbs whips Sammy hard into another corner! Collision returns to single picture as Sammy crawls around. Hobbs looms over Sammy again, slaps him around, and then whips him into another corner! Hobbs runs up, Sammy dodges and Hobbs hits buckles! Sammy uses the corner to help in the torture rack! Fans fire up as Sammy carries Hobbs, and GO TO HOSPITAL!! Cover, TWO?!? Hobbs survives and Sammy is shocked! The fans rally as Sammy hurries to find himself something more. Sammy takes a monitor from the timekeeper!

Sammy brings the equipment into the ring, MONITOR SHOT!! But that’s not enough so Sammy looks around outside. He finds another table! The fans are thunderous as table number three is put in the ring. Sammy hurries after Hobbs but Hobbs LARIATS Sammy inside-out! Hobbs storms around, grabs the table for his own and sets that up near a corner. Hobbs goes back for Sammy as the fans rally up, and Hobbs hauls Sammy up. Sammy JAWBREAKERS back! Hobbs wobbles, but Sammy SUPERKICKS! Hobbs still wobbles, so Sammy springboards and FLYING- NO, Hobbs catches him again! WORLD’S STRONGEST SLAM!! Cover, TWO!!!

Sammy survives and now Hobbs is furious! Hobbs runs to BOOT Sammy down! Hobbs goes out while Sammy flops off the apron. Hobbs looks around under the ring, and he brings out a fourth table! The fans fire up as Hobbs brings this one to the ramp side. Hobbs sets that up, stomps Sammy to keep him down, then he goes to fetch a fifth table! The fans are thunderous, this might be the most tables in a non-table match! Hobbs hauls Sammy up, scoops him, and aims, but Sammy slips free to POST Hobbs first! Sammy fires up again while Hobbs staggers around. Sammy chugs a fan’s beer, then SMASHES Hobbs with the bottle!

The fans fire up as Hobbs ends up on the tables! The fans give Sammy another beer, to SMASH it on Hobbs again! Sammy then goes looking under the ring, and he brings out a LADDER! The fans are loving it, because now we’ve entered TLC territory! Sammy gets that ladder in the ring while the fans lose their minds! Sammy moves table number three outta the way so he can stand his ladder up. And it’s a big ladder! Fans chant “Please Don’t Die!” because this is extra crazy even for Sammy! Sammy climbs to the second highest rung, takes aim, and shoutout to Jeff Hardy! SUPER SWANTON BOMB through the tables!!!

The fans lose their minds all over again as the ref checks Sammy. Sammy gets Hobbs up and into the ring and the fans fire up again. “This is Awesome!” as Sammy takes table number three and sets it back up! Hobbs flounders, Sammy pushes him onto that table and punches him down. Sammy then goes to the corner, which is comparatively short, but Hobbs shoves the ref into Sammy!! Sammy is stuck on the top rope and Hobbs snarls as he storms up after him! Hobbs brings Sammy up for the scoop! WORLD’S STRONGEST SLAM THROUGH THE TABLE!! Cover, Hobbs wins!!

Winner: “Powerhouse” Will Hobbs, by pinfall

All that damage done to Hobbs and he still took the win! Is there no stopping the Don Callis Family with the Powerhouse behind it?

 

The Blackpool Combat Club speaks.

Jon Moxley is with Claudio Castagnoli as he shares a story. “When Claudio first comes to America, he shows up at the gym to train with William Regal and Dave Taylor. When Dave pulls up, Claudio’s sitting on the front step, there’s no cars around. Dave says, ‘How’d you get here?’ Claudio says, ‘I walked.’ Dave says, ‘From the airport? 20+ miles?’ Claudio says, ‘Yeah.'” That was day one. You think 20 minutes is a lot to Claudio? It’s nothing, he’s a freak. Moxley is a freak in a different way, needing to get hit in the face a couple times just to wake up. And while Moxley’s not a sprinter, he can run all day and all night.

You will never win a war of attrition with the BCC. When it’s a game of who can endure, you have no chance. But the BCC don’t get paid by the hour and they don’t wanna wrestle like they do. So time limit draws for them are unsatisfactory. So congrats, FTR, you pissed them off! Good job. But if you wanna challenge them for Revolution, you wanna pay homage to tag team wrestling in one of the wrestling Meccas, Greensboro, North Carolina, they accept. The four of them will show the world that all that history is just that. This is 2024, this is AEW, the BCC are the elite of the elite, and this sport evolves.

Claudio, what’s Moxley thinking of right now? Well, tag team wrestling, Midnight Express, Rock ‘n’ Roll Express, Arn ‘n’ Tully, Crockett Promotions, its entire history. And about FTR, how they look to the past, how they wanna bring back the past. The BCC looks to the future. The BCC creates the style and the wrestling that they wanna see today. So FTR, if you wanna live in the past, fine. But if you wanna step into the future, that path is through them! And all you have to do is just be better than Moxley & Claudio.

Moxley also keeps thinking, that can’t be all that FTR had. Because it feels like they unloaded all their heavy artillery, every magazine, while the BCC barely pulled the trigger. If FTR want to be big names in Greensboro, then they’ll have to swim in deep, deep waters. Claudio tells FTR to bring the whole bag of tricks, because they’ll need it. The match is set, but just how far will both teams go to settle the score?

 

FTR VS Shane Taylor Promotions!

Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler are ready for another fight with the BCC, but for right now, they’ve got the STP! Will the #TopGuys still be FTR? Or will Lee Moriarty & Shane Taylor himself prove they’re in that conversation now?

The teams sort out and Dax starts against #TAIGASTYLE. Lee and Dax tie up, Lee waistlocks and headlocks, then wrenches to hammerlock. Lee shoves Dax then claps at him, but Dax keeps it cool. Dax tags Cash, Cash runs up but Lee avoids him. The two feel things out, tie up and go around, then break the deadlock. They reset, tie up again, and Lee wrenches to spin Cash and wrangle him. Lee steps over, has La Magistrol, TWO! Lee pushes Cash around and then dances at him. Cash storms up but Lee backs off. Lee smirks at Cash then resets with him. They tie up, Lee headlocks, but Cash powers out.

Cash drops, drops, and hurdles to then ELBOW Lee down! Then arm-drag! Cash has the armlock and he slaps Lee around. Cash tags Dax, whips Lee, drop toehold and elbow drop! Fans rally up and Dax brings Lee up. Dax wrenches but Lee powers him to the corner! Tag to Shane but Dax gets away. Shane and Dax circle, talk some trash, and tie up. Dax headlocks, Shane powers up and out, but Dax RAMS him! Shane says not today! Dax runs again, RAMS again, but Shane stays up. Dax RAMS Shane again, and again, but Shane scoops! Dax slips free, waistlocks, but Shane bucks the O’Conner. Dax ducks ‘n’ dodges, but stays back to avoid hands.

The fans fire up as Dax and Shane reset, tie up, and Dax headlocks. Shane powers up and out, Dax SHOTGUNS him! Shane comes back but Dax avoids the senton! Dax wrenches, but Shane LARIATS! Shane drags Dax up, tags Lee, and STP mugs Dax. Lee throws knees, snapmares Dax and basement dropkicks! Lee drags Dax up, ROCKS hi, but Dax puts him in a corner to CHOP! And CHOP! Dax brings Lee around, wrenches, but Lee ROCKS Dax! And CHOPS him! Dax CHOPS again! And again! Lee swings, Dax ducks and picks Lee up, but Shane tags in before the atomic drop! Lee hobbles away, Dax ROCKS Shane!

Dax runs up to whip Lee but Lee reverses. Dax rebounds off buckles to CLOBBER Lee, but Shane CLOBBERS Dax! Cover, TWO! Dax survives, Shane talks trash on Cash, and Collision goes picture in picture.

Shane drags Dax up, puts him in a corner, then winds up to CHOP! Dax sputters and Shane talks more trash. Shane stands Dax up, winds up, and CHOPS again! Shane keeps Dax in the corner, whips him corner to corner hard, and Dax falls back! Shane talks more trash to Cash but the ref keeps Cash back. Shane tags Lee, STP mugs Dax and Lee puts Dax in a corner. Lee fires forearms, then climbs up to rain down fists! Lee gloats but Dax CHOPS from below! Lee stomps but Dax CHOPS! They clinch, go around, and end up on ropes. Shane tags in, he throws hands on Dax! Shane scoops and SLAMS Dax, then stares Cash down while Collision goes to break.

Collision returns and Shane has Dax in a bearhug! Dax endures the squeeze but the fans rally up. The ref checks Dax, the hand drops once. The hand drops twice! But then Dax comes back to life! And he BITES Shane’s forehead! The ref reprimands but Shane lets Dax go. Dax back suplexes, but falls over under Shane! Shane covers, TWO! Tag to Lee, and STP gets Dax up. Lee whips Dax but Dax turns the back drop into a cradle! TWO, and Dax CHOPS! Dax puts on a SLEEPER, but Lee RAMS him iont a corner! Tag to Shane, Dax fires hands on STP! Dax swings, Lee gets around to IRON OCTOPUS!

Shane runs up to KNEE Dax! Dax staggers to a corner, Shane clotheslines, then URENAGES! Shane goes up the corner, Cash shouts to Dax, but Shane leaps! Shane FLOPS as Dax moves! Dax and Shane crawl, hot tag to Lee! Lee drags Dax back but Dax hops up and up and hot tags Cash! Cash rallies on Lee, JAB, JAB and HAYMAKER! HAYMAKER for Shane! CHOP for Lee! Cash UPPERCUTS Lee, CHOPS him, then brings Lee out to LARIAT! Shane storms up but Cash spins him and UPPERCUTS! Cash runs, ducks ‘n’ dodges and LARIATS Shane down! Fans fire up but Lee is back! Cash gets around, SLEEPER, into UPPERCUT!

Lee rebounds, into a NECKBREAKER! Cover, TWO!! Lee survives and bails out while the fans fire up. Cash drags Lee up from the apron, suplexes, but Shane trips Cash! Lee lands on Cash, TWO! Lee waistlocks, Cash switches, but Lee switches! Cash bucks the O’Conner but Lee distracts the ref so Shane can DECK Cash! Lee rolls Cash up, TWO!!! Cash survives but Lee brings him up. Lee whips Cash at the corner but Cash BLASTS Shane! Cash goes up and over Lee, then does it again! Tag to Dax, sunset flip leads to the pop-up, BULLDOG BOMB! Cover, FTR wins!

Winners: FTR, by pinfall

BCC said FTR live in the past, but they used an old school finisher to win! Cash gets the mic now as the fans chant for FTR, and Cash says, “So a few weeks ago, Jon Moxley said, ‘Step up, and get stepped on.'” The fans boo that, but Cash tells Moxley, FTR is like a couple roaches. It’ll take much more than getting stepped to kill them! The fans cheer that! So that said, if BCC has anything more to say, they know where FTR’s gonna be. Dax tells Moxley & Claudio that he heard everything they had to say. They talked about differing styles and different eras, how FTR are throwbacks and the past is what they care about.

“That’s not what this is about. Moxley, you’ve been here since almost the beginning. For almost five years, you’ve been the king of AEW. This is your castle! This is your house, Mox! And I see you, Mox. And I see Claudio, and I see Bryan. I see you walk around the back, and people cower and they fear and they drop their eyes because they’re afraid of you. I think the reason you’re pissed off is you found a couple guys who ain’t scared of you.” The fans cheer that, too! FTR ain’t scared. But if Moxley is the king and this is his castle, it’s been said that to be a king, you gotta kill a king. So Revolution, FTR comes for the king’s head. #TopGuysOut!

The fans fire up as Dax & Cash are ready to be more elite than the elite of the elite! Will either team be left standing after the Revolution?

 

Thunder Rosa VS Ladybird Monroe!

La Mera Mera is ranked #2 in the Women’s Division, and we know the AEW Women’s World Championship is spoken for in terms of a challenger. Will Rosa then look to solidify her spot in the TBS Championship chase?

The bell rings and Rosa circles with Monroe. They tie up, go around, and Rosa waistlocks to SLAM Monroe down. Rosa then facelocks, waistlocks, but Monroe switches. Rosa pries the hold to switch, hammerlock, and then chicken wing! Rosa wants the crossface, too, but Monroe wrenches out to hammerlock back. Monroe pulls hair, talks trash and CLUBS Rosa. Rosa gets mad now. Monroe whips, Rosa reverses and CHOPS! Monroe goes to a corner, and Rosa CHOPS her again! Rosa fires off forearms then bumps Monroe off buckles! Rosa says this is how you climb the ladder! Rosa CHOPS Monroe again!

Rosa winds up but Monroe ducks this chop to stomp Rosa in return. Monroe pie faces and CHOPS Rosa, then CHOPS! Monroe winds up, UPPERCUTS, then snapmares! Monroe cartwheels but Rosa avoids the boot! Rosa rolls Monroe then basement KNEES Monroe down! The fans fire up and Rosa runs side to side, DROPKICK against ropes! Monroe sputters but Rosa drags her up. Fireman’s carry and DEATH VALLEY DRIVER! Rosa roars, wants Monroe back up, and Monroe slowly rises. The fans rally as Rosa reels her in. Rosa puts on out, package and TIJUANA BOMB! Cover, Rosa wins!

Winner: Thunder Rosa, by pinfall

“You see this? I’m climbing the ladder, because as we know, Thunder Rosa knows how to work hard.” Rosa vows this is her time, will her comeback be unstoppable?

 

Backstage interview with Kris Statlander, Willow Nightingale & Stokely Hathaway.

Renee Paquette is with The Galaxy’s Greatest, The Babe with the Power and #BigStoke, bringing up the “choice words” from Skye Blue & Julia Hart last night on Rampage. What is their reaction? Stokely wants to start by saying he doesn’t appreciate that hostility. What happened last week, he apologized for. Did he put it on social media at like 3AM and then delete it five minutes later? Absolutely! But the past is the past. Stat said it best, they worry about the future, and that includes those two- Willow says think before you speak, Stokely. “Ho…ly cow, you got something to say.”

And Kris points out Skye is always looking for a fight, so maybe, since they’re 1-1, they go 1v1 next week and Kris beats dat ass. This eclectic trio is ready to fight it out, but will they be able to tear down The House of Black?

 

Six Man Tag: Jay White, Colten Gunn & Billy Gunn VS The Iron Savages & Jacked Jameson!

As the Bang Bang Scissor Gang looks to dominate all of AEW & ROH, they are trying a team remix! Max Caster has a rap for the occasion! “Acclaimed & The Bang Bang, we the real savages. ‘Bout to bring the fight like me against management! These guys’re so mad, they prolly see red!” Oh no, Caster loses the flow! This is a travesty! Bowens takes over to say, “SPRIIINGFIELD, MIZZOU-REEE~! The Bang Bang Scissor Gang has arrived! Scissor Me, Daddy Ass!” And he does~! Will Billy, his son Colten, and the Switchblade make a killer trio? Or will they all end up sipping the Savage Sauce?

The trios sort out and White wants to start, but so does Billy. The fans sing “OH~ Scissor Me, Daddy~!” so White says okay, Billy can start. Billy stares down Beefcake Boulder and the two circle. They tie up, Billy headlocks but Boulder powers up and out! Billy RAMS Boulder, neither falls, and Boulder shows off #TiddyCity! Billy says okay, “SUCK IT!” and eye poke! Billy then runs Boulder over! The fans fire up, Billy runs and drops an elbow, but Boulder moves! Boulder then runs Billy over! Boulder swivels hips, tags Bulk Bronson, and they get Billy up. It’s time to visit the city! But Billy turns it around and shoves Bronson into Boulder!

Billy brings Bronson over, tags Colten, and they whip, body shot, BOOT and DROPKICK! The father-son combo has the fans fired up, and Colten brings Bronson up. Colten whips Bronson to a corner as White argues with Jacked Jameson. Colten goes to a corner, finger guns with his dad, but Jameson now argues with Billy. The ref is busy breaking those two up as Colten runs in, Boulder pulls Bronson to safety! Colten tumbles up and out and to the floor! Austin and Bowens check on Colten but Bronson SMACKS Colten off the apron! Bronson puts Colten in, covers, ONE!! Bronson drags Colten up and FLAPJACKS him off buckles!

Bronson goes up the ropes to HIP DROP Colten! Tag to Jameson, he HIP DROPS Colten! Boulder tags in, he stomps around and the fans fire up. Boulder brings Colten up, to suplex high and hard! Boulder then says bang bang to mock BBSG. Boulder shakes those hips, tags Jameson, and they double whip Colten, only for Colten to BLAST Bronson! Colten DUMPS Boulder, ELBOWS Jameson, hot tag to White! White may have sniped that one, but he CHOPS Jameson down! And he gets Bronson by his hair, and CHOPS! White CHOPS Jameson, fires off JABS then CHOPS! JAB, CHOP, repeat! CHOP, CHOP, and CHOP!

Bronson runs in but White sends him into Jameson! White then CHOPS Bronson! White whips Bronson but Bronson reverses. Bronson runs up but White dumps him out hard! Jameson runs up but into an URENAGE Cover, Boulder runs in, but White moves! The SPLASH hits Jameson! Boulder freaks out, and White kicks low! Billy gets in, FAMOUSER! The fans fire up as that sends Boulder tumbling! White CHOPS Bronson, Colten CLOBBERS him out of the ring! White shrugs and gets Jameson for the BLADERUNNER!! Cover, BBSG wins!

Winners: Jay White, Colten Gunn & Billy Gunn, by pinfall

It was a rocky start but a smooth finish as the hybrid trio works out! Will this super group be untouchable all the way to the top of the mountain?

 

Backstage interview with Bryan Danielson.

Lexi Nair is with the American Dragon ahead of his main event match tonight against Jun Akiyama. Some consider this a dream match. Bryan says yes, but what Lexi didn’t say and should’ve said is that this the legendary Jun Akiyama. This is a man Bryan respects as one of the greatest wrestlers in history! Someone who is Eddie Kingston’s hero! And Eddie will be on commentary tonight, watching Bryan wrestle one of the greatest wrestlers, and beat him. Bryan vows to defeat the man that is Eddie’s hero. Bryan wants to make it clear, he respects Jun Akiyama and every single thing he has done. But do you know who Bryan does NOT respect? Eddie Kingston.

Bryan says Eddie just made this thing, that their match at Revolution is about a handshake. That if Eddie wins, Bryan has to shake Eddie’s hand and show him respect, and he thinks that’ll kill Bryan inside. And maybe it will. Because Bryan does NOT respect Eddie, and do you know why? Because if Eddie was asked to do a promo, do you know how he’d do it? Lexi’s interviewed him, right? And what would he say? “Oh, the boom! Oh the lights! Oh, you’ve got shoes on! Oh!” Then he’d say this, that and whatever, storm off and that’s it. He is NOT a professional, has NEVER been a professional!

Bryan has known Eddie for 20 YEARS, and Eddie is someone who had more potential than anybody Bryan has ever met, and he WASTED it! WASTED it until just this last year! But not only does Bryan not respect Eddie, Eddie’s waste of potential just pisses Bryan off. That is why Bryan will win against Eddie at Revolution for the Continental Triple Crown. The American Dragon wants to destroy the Mad King, but will he start with the Japanese legend?

 

Bryan Keith VS Malakai Black!

The Bounty Hunter wants gold, but he’ll have to step into the shadows first. The House of Black has been nothing but brutal and sadistic, will Malakai add Keith to the body count?

The bell rings and the fans rally up. Keith stares Malakai down, and both men hear the fans cheering. Malakai and Keith circle, tie up, and Keith wrenches and wristlocks. Malakai moves around, spins through and wrenches to snapmare. Malakai headlocks but Keith slips out to wrench and wristlock again. Malakai snapmares and chinlocks but Keith wrenches out again. Malakai breaks free, tripos Keith but Keith kicks him away. Malakai storms back up but Keith trips him to cover, ONE! The two stand off and the fans rally up. Malakai and Keith reset and circle again. They tie up, Malakai ROCKS Keith, then ROCKS him again!

Malakai whips, Keith reverses but things speed up. Keith BOOTS Malakai down! Fans fire up with Keith and he storms up on Malakai. Keith ROCKS and CHOPS on repeat! Malakai KNEES Keith away, but Keith KICKS in return! And KICKS! Malakai KICKS back! Keith steps over, snap suplexes, and he then drops a knee! Cover, TWO! Malakai snarls but the fans rally with Keith. Keith brings Malakai around, reels him in, underhooks, but Malakai slips free of the lift! Keith fireman’s carries but Malakai slips free to KICK! Malakai blocks a kick to ELBOW Keith down! Keith goes to the apron and Malakai drags him up.

Keith GAMANGIRIS back, but Malakai BOOTS Keith down! Keith hits railing on the way down and Malakai snarls as Collision goes picture in picture.

Keith sits up, clutches the back of his head, and Malakai goes out after him. Malakai drags Keith up, KICKS him against railing, then BOOTS him! Keith staggers away, Malakai runs up and BOOTS him again! Malakai has Keith against railing, KICKS him again, and Keith drops to his knees. Malakai stands Keith up to put him in the ring. Malakai runs up but Keith KICKS and KICKS and KICKS! Malakai is in a corner but Keith whips him corner to corner. Keith runs up, blocks a boot, but Malakai KNEES him down! Cover, TWO! Malakai keeps his eyes on Keith, then pushes him down for a knee drop!

Malakai paces while Keith checks his face. Malakai drags Keith up, but Keith CHOPS! Malakai ROUNDHOUSES Keith down! Cover, TWO! Keith stays in this but Malakai stays on him with a scoop and SLAM! Malakai drops another knee, then covers, TWO! Malakai keeps cool and he clamps onto Keith with a chinlock. Keith sputters as he endures, and he fights up to his feet. Keith throws body shots, then knees, but Malakai knees in return! And UPPERCUTS! Keith ROCKS Malakai with a forearm but Malakai gives it back! They go shot for shot, Collision returns to single picture, and Malakai snapmares to KICK Keith!

Malakai stands Keith back up but Keith drags him into a cradle, TWO! Keith ROCKS Malakai, Malakai hits back, then Malakai blocks a boot. Keith dodges, Malakai dodges, but Keith DECKS Malakai! And LARIATS! The fans rally as Keith LARIATS again! Keith scoops for the EXPLODER! Malakai slowly rises and the fans fire up! Keith fireman’s carries, USHIGOROSHI! Cover, TWO! The fans fire up for Keith as he aims at Malakai. Keith drags Malakai up, underhooks, but Malakai fights and the leg gives up! Malakai shoves Keith to a corner, but Keith pops Malakai up. The knee still holds Keith back so Malakai CLUBS Keith on the back.

Malakai waistlocks but Keith elbows free, and uses ropes for the TORNADO DDT! Both men are down and the fans fire up! A standing count starts but the fans rally up. Both men are down at 5 of 10, but they stir at 6. Keith and Malakai both sit up like a Deadman! Then they stand and fire forearms again! Keith KICKS, Malakai forearms, they fire more shots, then Malakai KICKS! Keith ROCKS Malakai, but Malakai trips Keith! Keith blocks the knee to fire boxing elbows! ROLLING- NO, Malakai knees low and sweeps the legs! Malakai runs up to BOOT Keith to a corner! Malakai runs in, is put on the apron, but he ROCKS Keith first!

Malakai goes up, but Keith RISING HEADBUTTS! Malakai wobbles up top and fans fire up! Keith climbs, brings Malakai into a clinch, but Malakai throws down elbows! Malakai HEADBUTTS Keith down, adjusts, and DIVING DOUBLE STOMPS!! Keith sputters, Malakai BOOTS and JUMP KNEES! Then GERMAN SUPLEX! Bridging cover, TWO!! Keith escapes and Malakai is stunned! The fans fire up but Malakai brings Keith up. The fans rally, Malakai takes aim, BLACK- NO, Keith ducks! KNEE! And then underhooks! TIGER DRIVER!! Cover, TWO!! Malakai survives and the fans are thunderous!

Keith goes to a corner, gets his bad leg moving, and he aims at Malakai. “This is Awesome!” as Kevin runs into THE END!! Cover, Malakai wins!

Winner: Malakai Black, by pinfall

The Dark Father returned to singles action, and he was victorious! But then the lights go out? Why? Malakai’s already here! But then the lights come on and Mark Briscoe is here with a kendo stick! Malakai wants Mark to show mercy, but here come Buddy & Brody! Mark dodges Buddy to SMACK Brody! And then a SMACK for Buddy! Mark ducks the heel kick to UPPERCUT! Mark gets the kendo stick back, takes aim again, but then thinks of something else. He has a STEEL SPIKE! The same kind Julia Hart stabbed Mark with just a couple weeks ago! Mark aims at Malakai, but Malakai dodges! The spike stabs the buckle pad!

BLACK MASS, and then DANTE’S INFERNO!! The House of Black took Mark’s revenge and turned it around on him. Will Mark learn that no matter what, The House Always Wins?

 

Serena Deeb VS Lady Frost!

The Professor of Professional Wrestling is looking for her path to a championship, and you do that by winning. Deeb had studied up for Kiera Hogan, but cards are subject to change. Will Deeb still pass the pop quiz? Or will she be iced out of the title chase already?

The bell rings and the two circle. Deeb and Frost tie up, and Deeb wrenches to a wristlock. Frost trips Deeb, knuckle lock covers, ONE as Deeb gets a shoulder up. Frost pushes the arm down, ONE as Deeb gets the other arm up. Frost tries again, ONE as Deeb bridges! They stand, go around, and Deeb straitjackets Frost. Frost powers out to straitjacket Deeb in return. Deeb wriggles and wiggles through the straitjacket to put it back on Frost. Deeb brings Frost to her knees, then digs her knees into Frost! Frost endures as she’s bent back, so Deeb tosses her away! The fans cheer and Deeb flexes.

Deeb and Frost tie up, Frost headlocks, but Deeb wrenches out to arm-drag Frost away. Frost goes to a corner, Deeb runs up but Frost BOOTS her! Frost cartwheels over then basement dropkicks Deeb down! Frost whips, Deeb reverses but Frost goes up and over and handsprings away! Fans fire up but Deeb runs Frost over! Deeb says this is HER ring. Things speed up, Deeb ducks ‘n’ dodges and arm-drags into a takedown, spinning toehold into a TRAILER HITCH! Frost endures, Deeb pulls on the foot, but Frost has the ROPEBREAK! Deeb lets go quick and fans cheer her own as Collision goes picture in picture.

Deeb waits on Frost while she’s on the apron. Frost shakes out the legs, steps back in, and then Deeb runs up! Frost puts Deeb in a corner, CHOPS her, but Deeb CHOPS back! Deeb CHOPS but Frost pushes Frost to CHOP again! Frost stomps a mudhole into Deeb, then brings her around for a FISHERMAN SUPLEX! Deeb flounders to ropes but Frost hobbles over. Deeb kicks low, UPPERCUTS and Frost staggers back. Deeb UPPERCUTS again, swings but Frost dodges the chop to stomp and UPPERCUT! Frost snapmares Deeb and clamps on a headlock. Deeb endures and fights around. Frost facelocks, Deeb still fights up, but Frost throws Deeb down! Cover, TWO!

Deeb goes to ropes but Frost storms over. Frost bumps Deeb off buckles, goes corner to corner and RAMS into Deeb! Then she handsprings and RAMS in again! Frost lets off to then bring Deeb up and CHOP! Deeb sputters while Collision goes to break.

Collision returns and Frost has Deeb in another clinch. Deeb powers up and out, drops down then blocks a kick to DRAGON SCREW! Frost writhes and Deeb pounds the mat. The fans rally, Deeb winds up and CLOBBERS Frost! And CLOBBERS her! Deeb JABS, JABS and JABS! Deeb winds up, the fans fire up, but Frost kicks low! Frost whips Deeb, Deeb ducks ‘n’ dodges and dodges again, to LARIAT! The fans fire up with Deeb and she shakes the ropes! Deeb drags Frost up, whips her to a corner but Frost reverses. Frost runs up, blocks a boot, but Deeb brings her in to KICK! Deeb then goes out, catches Frost in the ropes, and HOTSHOT NECKBREAKERS!

Deeb stalks Frost as she staggers away, and then reels her in, TWIST ‘N’ SHOUT! Cover, TWO! Frost survives but Deeb looms over her. Deeb drags Frost up, reels her in, and tucks the arms, DEEB- NO, Frost fights off the Deebtox and back drops free! Deeb goes to a corner, Frost runs up to GAMANGIRI! Deeb staggers, Frost runs up, cartwheel and spin, CHILLA DRILLA! Cover, TWO!! Deeb survives and Frost is furious! Frost aims, spins, but Deeb ducks the roundhouse to ripcord and ELBOW! Then wrench, hammerlock, and PEPSI TWIST! The fans fire up and Deeb gets the leg! HALF CRAB! Frost endures, but taps! Deeb wins!

Winner: Serena Deeb, by submission

The Professor didn’t even need the full Serenity Lock, she’s just that good. Deeb gets the mic and says, “The Women’s Division in AEW is heating up, baby!” Fans cheer that! “Now, I put the locker room on notice when I came back, but I’ll remind you again. Any woman that wants to step up in this ring, any woman that wants to join this Women’s Division, the Professor will be here waiting in Deeb’s Dojo, waiting for the best, because I’m here to elevate this Women’s Division!” The fans cheer that, too! Deeb says, “When The Professor wrestles, the lights don’t turn out. When The Professor wrestles, the picture doesn’t go black ‘n’ white.

“But when The Professor is in the ring, I wrestle! And Serena Deeb is back to claim the division, and I’m here to put the wrestling back in All Elite Wrestling!” The fans fire up for that one! Deeb has called out the champions, will she get to take a title away from one of those champions?

 

Eddie Kingston makes his way to the ring!

Springfield cheers on The Mad King as he joins commentary, just as Bryan said he would. But he isn’t putting on the headset just yet, he must want to wait on the legend. Will Eddie’s hero slay the American Dragon? Or will Bryan beat Blue Thunder like he did Blue Justice?

Bryan Danielson VS Jun Akiyama!

The bell rings and Bryan stares Jun down as the fans rally up. They both hear the fans mixing “YES! YES! YES!” and “HAI! HAI! HAI!” The two circle, feel things out, and Jun backs Bryan down. Bryan gets around, they still look for control, and then knuckle lock. They keep going around, then clinch, then Bryan waistlocks. Jun wrenches but Bryan grabs a leg. Bryan waistlocks, the fans duel, and Jun spins to get the arm. Bryan puts Jun on ropes, the ref counts, and Bryan lets off slowly. Bryan pats Jun on the shoulders then backs away. Jun nods and resets with Bryan. They tie up, Jun headlocks, and he grinds the hold.

Bryan powers up and out but Jun runs him over! Things keep going, Jun runs Bryan over! Bryan trips Jun, turns him over, and hooks up the legs. The fans rally as Bryan grabs at the arms. Jun resists but Bryan pulls the arms back. Jun fights that off, so Bryan STOMPS the knees! Bryan drags Jun, GROUND DRAGON SCREW! Bryan drops a knee on the knee and he pulls on the leg! Jun endures, keeps his shoulders up, and the fans rally up. Bryan pulls the leg, Jun reaches out, but Bryan drags him from ropes. Bryan drops an elbow on the knee but Jun catches him for a chinlock! Bryan fights that off but ends up in an ARMBAR!

Bryan rolls, slips out the back and ties up the legs. The fans rally, Bryan has the deathlock and he SNAPS it! Jun endures, Bryan stands up to SNAP it again! Bryan then stands up again, bridges back, MUTA LOCK! Jun endures, claws at Bryan’s face, and the ref reprimands! Jun lets go but Bryan lets the leglock go. Jun hobbles over, stomps Bryan down, then throws hands. Bryan stands but Jun wrenches the arm. Jun twists the wrist and bends the fingers! Then ELBOW BREAKER! Bryan drops to his knees and the fans fire up! Jun stalks Bryan, pushes him and KNEES the arm again and again!

Jun hammerlocks the arm but Bryan fights up. They go around and around and Bryan SLINGS Jun to the floor! Jun stands, but Bryan DIVES into a forearm! Jun evens things up and goes to the apron as Collision goes picture in picture.

Jun stands Bryan up, to APRON EXPLODER! Both men tumble to the floor but Jun stands up first. Bryan sits up and Jun hears the ring count. Jun drags Bryan up, RAMS him into steel steps, then pushes him into the ring. Jun stalks Bryan to a corner, sits him up, and then runs corner to corner for a KNEE! Jun snapmares to a cover, TWO! Bryan is hanging in there but Jun clamps on with a chinlock. Bryan endures as Jun digs his knee into Bryan’s back. Bryan fights up, powers Jun to a corner, and the ref moves aside. Bryan is free, and he KCISK! And KICKS! And KICKS! Jun eggs Bryan on!

Bryan KICKS Jun again and again but Jun just takes it! Jun ROCKS Bryan, snapmares, and runs to SLIDING KNEE! Cover, TWO! Bryan is still in this but Jun drags him out to the apron! Jun then stomps away on Bryan, but lets off as the ref counts. Jun stomps Bryan again, then shrugs as the ref reprimands. Jun stomps Bryan again and Collision returns to single picture. Jun lines up a shot, and the fans fire up as Jun APRON KNEE DROPS! Bryan flops to the floor and the fans fire up again! The ref checks Bryan, he’s somehow okay to continue, so Jun drags him up. Jun brings Bryan in for a suplex but Bryan fights it! Bryan suplexes Jun to the floor!

Bryan refreshes the ring count, then aims from the apron, FLYING KNEE! Down goes Jun and fans fire up! Bryan drags Bryan up and puts him in. Bryan climbs, the fans chant “YES! YES! YES!” Jun stands and Bryan MISSILE DROPKICKS! Jun ends up in a corner, Bryan fires up again and the fans are with him. Bryan runs in to DROPKICK! Bryan keeps moving, and he DROPKICKS again! Bryan keeps going, but Jun LARIATS! The fans fire up, “This is Awesome!” as Jun storms back up to Bryan. Jun drags Bryan up but Bryan wrangles him down! LEBELL LOCK!! Jun endures, reaches out, and has the ROPEBREAK!

The ref counts, Bryan lets go fast but in frustration. Bryan drags Jun around, and he goes to a corner! Bryan climbs up, but Jun stands! Jun storms up to ROCK Bryan! Jun fires more hands, climbs up, and fans fire up with Jun! But Bryan throws body shots! And a HEADBUTT! Jun hops back, Bryan goes up, MISSILE- KNEE!! Jun counters and then reels Bryan in, PILEDRIVER!! Cover, TWO!! Bryan survives but Jun keeps his cool. Jun sits Bryan up for knee after knee, then runs, into a takedown! HALF CRAB! Jun endures but Bryan shifts his grip for an ANKLE LOCK! Jun endures again, reaches out, but Bryan reels him in! GERMAN SUPLEX!

Bryan huffs and puffs while the fans fire up! Jun sits up slowly and Bryan KICKS! And KICKS! And KICKS! The fans chant but Jun blocks! Jun CLUBS the leg, then EXPLODERS! The OG Exploder hits and Jun covers, TWO! GUILLOTINE CHOKE! Bryan is stuck in body scissors, too! Bryan fights, pushes, tries to stack but Jun keeps his own shoulders up! The fans rally and Bryan throws body shots! Bryan shifts and reaches out, ROPEBREAK! Jun lets go, and then runs up to KNEE Bryan! Bryan ROUNDHOUSES back! And then GERMAN SUPLEX! Jun is right back up! EXPLODER! SLIDING KNEE!!

Both men are down and the fans are thunderous! The fans count along with the standing count, and both men are down at 5 of 10. Bryan and Jun go to corners, the fans hope they “FIGHT FOREVER!” Bryan and Jun stand at 8, and they run in, DOUBLE BUSAIKU KNEES!! Both men are down and the fans fire up again! Jun and Bryan rise, and Jun storms up to ROCK Bryan with a forearm! Bryan shakes his head, and he ROCKS Jun in return! Jun ROCKS Bryan again, so Bryan ROCKS Jun again! The fans rally as the forearms keep going back and forth! They go faster and faster, and June DECKS Bryan!

The fans fire up again as Jun waits on Bryan. Bryan sit sup, Jun brings him in, fisherman and- NO, Bryan fights and arm-drags free! Jun runs up but into a KNEE from Bryan! Jun falls over but Bryan shakes his head. Bryan goes to the corner, aims, “YES! YES! YES!” Jun rises up, Bryan runs in, BUSAIKU KNEE!! Cover, Bryan wins!

Winner: Bryan Danielson, by pinfall

The American Dragon survives the Japanese legend, and Eddie says he gives Bryan his due. Eddie’s problem with Bryan was never about his talent, the problem is Bryan’s problem with Eddie. Bryan gives Jun his due by shaking his hand. But then Bryan flips Eddie off! So Jun SLAPS Bryan! Jun doesn’t like the disrespect shown and Bryan apologizes. Bryan offers another handshake, Jun takes it, but Bryan LOW BLOWS Jun! Eddie runs up to TACKLE Bryan! The fans fire up as Eddie punches away on Bryan! The ref reprimands but Eddie doesn’t care, he just keeps hitting Bryan! But then Claudio runs up to tackle Eddie!

The BCC beats Eddie down, but then here comes FTR! Cash & Dax brawl with Claudio & Bryan! The fans fire up as FTR runs the BCC off! BREAKING NEWS via Tony Schiavone! Wednesday Night Dynamite, Six Man Tag: FTR & Eddie VS Bryan, Claudio & Moxley! Will the Top Guys and Mad King finally beat some respect into the BCC?


My Thoughts:

A really good Collision here, lots of good story build for both Revolution and just in general. Great opening match with the No Disqualification match, but I’m surprised Hobbs won after all the stuff Sammy was doing. I mean, that’s good for Hobbs, he really should be winning things. Maybe it’s also to build Hobbs up so that when the Don Callis Family ends up fighting Ospreay & Fletcher, Ospreay & Fletcher are made even bigger deals when they beat Hobbs & Takeshita. Good win for Rosa and really good win for Deeb, both are going strong at perhaps just the right time. Deeb also had a really good promo, both should definitely be challenging for titles after Revolution going towards Double or Nothing.

Great trios match for Bang Bang Scissor Gang, and of course there was a moment of dysfunction where White gets the tag and not Billy. BBSG still wins, but I’m more surprised by Caster losing the flow on his rap. If that was legit, I feel bad for him, but maybe he wrote himself into a corner with “red” and the rhymes being bad (something something head, something something dead). I mean, he did just say he and management argue, maybe he held himself back because he didn’t want Tony Khan upset over blatantly naughty rhymes. And also, despite me wanting them to actually go for more gold, it feels like we’re just a moment away from BBSG breaking up and fighting for all the trios titles.

Great match from Bryan Keith and Malakai Black for the hell of it, and it gives Malakai a solid singles win. When Malakai hasn’t had one of those in awhile, that’s only because he hasn’t had a singles match in a long time. A little surprising Mark Briscoe didn’t get away with his ambush. He could’ve just bailed out when Buddy & Brody showed up but I guess that wouldn’t be in-character for Mark. Maybe Keith will be an ally for Mark against The House of Black since FTR is a bit busy right now. Speaking of which, great tag match of FTR VS STP and of course FTR wins. Good promo from BCC to set up the rematch at Revolution, I feel like they should make a point that the time limit isn’t 20 minutes but I can’t even remember if PPVs have time limits on matches.

And great tie-in of BCC with the main event tonight. Bryan VS Jun was a great match, Eddie was great on commentary because he knew Jun’s moveset and style so he was saying what was coming. Bryan won, of course, adding another Triple Crown Champion to the list since he’s coming after Eddie’s Triple Crown. I had a feeling Bryan was going to disrespect Jun, but it was only because Jun told him to respect Eddie. Great brawl to set up Eddie & FTR VS BCC for Dynamite, that’ll make for a strong go-home going towards Revolution.

My Score: 8.7/10


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Mitchell’s WWE Elimination Chamber Results & Report! (2/24/24)

WWE goes Down Under!

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Who survives Perth to head for Philadelphia?

The Road to WrestleMania passes through Perth, Australia, with two massive Elimination Chambers! Who will face Seth FREAKIN’ Rollins for the World Heavyweight Championship?

OFFICIAL RESULTS

  • Kickoff Show – WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships: The Kabuki Warriors VS Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell; The Kabuki Warriors win and retain the titles.
  • Women’s World Championship #1 Contender’s Elimination Chamber Match: Becky Lynch VS Raquel Rodriguez VS Naomi VS Liv Morgan VS Bianca Belair VS Tiffany Stratton; Becky wins and will challenge for the title at WrestleMania 40.
  • Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championships: Finn Balor & Damian Priest w/ Dominik Mysterio VS Tyler Bate & Pete Dunne; Finn & Priest win and retain the titles.
  • World Heavyweight Championship #1 Contender’s Elimination Chamber Match: Randy Orton VS Drew McIntyre VS LA Knight VS Bobby Lashley VS Kevin Owens VS Logan Paul; McIntyre wins and will challenge for the title at WrestleMania 40.
  • Women’s World Championship: Rhea Ripley VS Nia Jax; Rhea wins and retains the title.

PLAY BY PLAY

It’s the Elimination Chamber Kickoff Show!

Join Megan Morant, Sam Roberts & Peter Rosenberg in discussing, analyzing and predicting all the action on the golden shores of Perth, Australia!

 

The Rock has a message!

“Oh, I know, everybody wants to know what’s happening down in Perth, Australia. It’s gonna be this weekend, right? Is that right? Yeah, The Rock knows when it’s happening, y’know why? Because they kept asking The Rock, ‘Rock, will you go down to Perth? Will ya come down to Perth, Australia?’ Listen, The Rock can’t be there in Perth, he wishes he could be there in Perth, he’s gonna be there in spirit and that’s all that matters. The People’s Champ’s spirit is gonna be there in Perth. But here’s who else is gonna be there in Perth: Grayson Waller, doing the Waller Effect. It’s that show, it’s a big show.

“It’s a big show here in the states, and it’s an even bigger show down there in Australia? Y’know why? Y’know why, Dumbo? Because Australia is his country, it’s his home country, the people are gonna go crazy for him. But here’s what’s happening. Here’s the BS that’s happening now down in Australia. Cody Rhodes and his little girlfriend, Seth Rollins, are gonna go on the Waller Effect. Here’s the thing, I need you, and you, and this goof holding the camera and this one holding the microphone over here, I need all of you guys to make sure that Perth knows this some BS happening.

“And if those guys, meaning Cody and his little girlfriend, Seth, if they start talking trash, let The Rock know. Tell The Rock. Because here’s what’s gonna happen: The Rock is gonna slap the piss out of both of them, just like that. As a matter of fact, if those two talk trash, The Rock will fly down there to Perth before that interview is over and he’ll do it. Don’t wonder why The Rock can make it that quick, The Rock makes magic happen. Do you understand? All right, that’s all The Rock has to say about Perth. Perth, Australia, get ready because the WWE is coming. Let The Rock know if those two jabronies talk trash. IF YA SA-MELLLL~… what The Rock… is cooking.”

 

Kickoff Show – WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships: The Kabuki Warriors VS Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell!

It was just last night on SmackDown that Asuka & Kairi Sane made good on their promise to get Dakota Kai back. But now, they must shift things from personal to business as they take on the Poison Pixie and the hometown hero, #IndiWrestling! Will Damage CTRL return to the US still golden? Or will Candice & Indi find the way to win?

The introductions are made, the belts are raised, and we see what it takes to take control!

The teams sort out and Kairi starts against Indi. The fans fire up already as Indi and Kairi circle. They tie up, go around, and Indi headlocks. Indi grinds Kairi down, Kairi throws body shots and powers out, only for Indi to run her over! The fans cheer and Indi smiles, but Kairi scrambles away. Asuka coaches Kairi up and Kairi rests with Indi. Kairi gets around Indi, CLUBS away on her, but fans boo. Kairi headlocks, grinds the hold, but Indi fights up. Indi lifts Kairi and fans cheer as Indi shoves Kairi away. Indi drops down, hurdles, and BOOTS Kairi! The fans fire up again as Indi drags Kairi over and tags Candice.

Indi scoops to SLAM Kairi, then she and Candice combine, inverted wheelbarrow SPLASH! Cover, TWO! Candice keeps on Kairi with a wrench but Kairi stomps Candice’s foot! Kairi brings Candice over, tag to Asuka and Kairi feeds Candice to Asuka’s boots! Asuka taunts Candice, taunts the fans, and soaks up the heat. Asuka pie faces, but Candice blocks the kick! Candice spins Asuka to fire off CHOPS and haymakers! The fans fire up with Mrs. Wrestling as she fires off in the corner! Candice runs in to back body block, then snapmare and STEP-UP SENTON! Cover, TWO! Asuka hangs tough but Candice facelocks.

Asuka RAMS Candice into a corner! And again! Asuka backs off to go corner to corner, but Candice ELBOWS her away! Candice goes up, but Asuka runs back in. Candice BOOTS Asuka away again, and Asuka fakes pain to distract the ref. This allows Kairi to SHOVE Candice down! Fans rally for Candice & Indi but Asuka goes out to fetch the Pixie. Asuka CLUBS Candice, puts her in the ring, but Candice crawls for her corner! Asuka CLUBS Candice down, drags her over and tags in Kairi. Kairi TOSSES Candice to an open corner, then she mocks the fans as she walks the plank. Kairi runs in, SLIDING D misses!

Candice and Kairi crawl, hot tag to Asuka! Asuka gets Candice’s foot, ANKLE LOCK! Candice still hops and hops and reaches out! But Asuka reels Candice in, GERMAN SUPLEX! Asuka tells Indi to kiss this, then SLIDING KICK takes Candice down! Tag to Kairi and she climbs. Fans boo, but the FLYING KABUKI ELBOW hits! Cover, TWO! Candice stays in this but Kairi keeps on her with an armlock. The fans rally, Candice fights up and fires forearms! Candice reaches out, Kairi holds on, but Candice still fights. Kairi knees her low! Kairi puts Candice in the corner, tags Asuka, and Asuka HIP ATTACKS Indi down!

Fans boo but the Kabuki Warriors double whip, sidestep, KICK, AX KICK and BULLDOG into the basement DROPKICK! Cover, TWO! The fans fire up but Asuka calls to Kairi again. They coordinate, Asuka whips Candice in but Candice uses that to BLAST Kairi down! Candice BOOTS Asuka, slips under her, and reaches out! Asuka grabs Candice’s foot to drag her back! But Candice ENZIGIRIS free, hot tag to Indi! The fans go wild as Indi rallies on the Kabuki Warriors! LARIAT after LARIAT, and then she brings them together, for a meeting of the minds! Kairi and Asuka fall back, Indi kicks and CLUBS and JABS Asuka!

Indi whips Asuka, for a SPINEBUSTER! Kairi returns, SPINEBUSTER onto Asuka! Indi covers Asuka, TWO!! Asuka keeps the Kabuki Warriors in this but Indi puts Asuka in the ropes. UPPERCUT and BOOT! Asuka sits on the apron, Indi runs up to CROSSBODY her through the ropes! “AUSSIE AUSSIE AUSSIE!” “OI OI OI!” Indi puts Asuka in, tags Candice, and they get Asuka up. Candice kicks at Kairi while Indi hits the FULL NELSON FACEBUSTER! Candice LIONSAULTS! Cover, Kairi breaks it! Fans boo but Kairi drags Candice up to whip. Candice reverses to send Kairi out! Tag back to Indi and fans fire up!

Candice CROSSBODIES Kairi on the outside! Indi drags Asuka up, but Asuka throws URAKEN after URAKEN! GERMAN SUPLEX! Indi flounders, but she ducks the buzzsaw! Roll up, TWO!! Asuka escapes but Indi runs up to DECK her! Tag to Candice and Candice goes up. Indi gives her some help, but Kairi trips Indi and that trips Candice! Kairi POSTS Indi, then calls to Asuka. Asuka brings Candice over, tag to Kairi! Kairi climbs, Asuka has Candice in position! InSANE DDT!! Cover, Kabuki Warriors win!

Winners: The Kabuki Warriors, by pinfall (still WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions)

Candice & Indi tried their hardest, but The Empress of Tomorrow & The Pirate Princess keep their thrones! Will nothing stop DMG CTRL on the Road to WrestleMania? Will Bayley & Dakota Kai be able to change that next Friday Night SmackDown?

 

Rhea Ripley narrates the intro.

“Around here, we have a saying. ‘No worries.’ Well now, you better start worrying.” The most brutal stop on the Road to WrestleMania, the unforgiving, inescapable and yet career-defining Elimination Chamber! “Mami is always on top.” Or is she? Nia Jax looks to put that to the test. Will the Eradicator end up A-Nia-lated?

 

Women’s World Championship #1 Contender’s Elimination Chamber Match: Becky Lynch VS Raquel Rodriguez VS Naomi VS Liv Morgan VS Bianca Belair VS Tiffany Stratton!

Before Rhea and Nia battle over the title, this match determines who faces the winner in the most brutal way possible! The Man, Big Mami Cool, The Glow, the LIVing End, the EST and the Wrestling Barbie all want their shot, who survives this sinister structure to take it?

Bianca makes her entrance first, followed by Raquel, Tiffany, and Liv, which leaves Naomi and Becky to start things off. The bell rings and the fans fire up as Becky stares Naomi down. They circle, tie up, and go around. Naomi headlocks to hit a takeover but Becky rolls that into her own headlock. Naomi makes it a cover, ONE, and the two stand up. Naomi powers out but Becky rusn her over! THe fans fire up as Becky flexes, then thigs speed up. Naomi drops, hurdles, then runs, but Becky follows. Naomi redirects her to run her over! Fans fire up as Becky goes to a corner and cools off.

Naomi and Becky reset, circle, and the fans rally behind Becky. Becky waistlocks, Naomi breaks free to switch, then they go to rpoes. O’COnner Roll, ONE and Becky has it! ONE and Naomi rolls Becky up, ONE! Naomi trips Becky, jackknife bridges, TWO as Becky bridges up! They spin around, Becky backslides, TWO! Naomi stands but Becky sweeps! Cover, ONE! Naomi sweeps and covers, ONE as Becky goes Matrix! The fans fire up again, and things keep moving! Naomi follows Becky but Becky arm-drags! Naomi arm-drags back! The two stand off and the fans cheer! Becky applauds, too, and offers a handsahke.

Naomi takes the shake, but they both go to kick! They both block and they argue about who lets go. They agree to go at the same time. They keep that clean, but then they throw forearms! Both stagger back, but Becky runs up, only for Naomi to sidestep. Becky tilt-o-whirls and goes for the arm! Naoim keeps the armbar away and rolls Becky, TWO, into the BUTTERFLY CLUTCH! Becky makes it a cover, TWO! Naoim DROPKICKS Becky down! Becky goes to a corner and fans rally up again. Naomi runs up but Becky BOOTS her! Becky runs up but Naomi blocks the buckle bump to KICK Becky! Then Naoim BUCKLE BULLDOGS!

Becky staggers away, Naoim climbs, and Naomi leaps, only for Becky to get under! Naomi handsprings up, into a DROPKICK! Becky runs up, into a BOOT! Naomi whips, Becky reverses, but Naomi goes up. Becky stops her from going over, puts her outside the ring, but Naoim KICKS Becky in the ropes! Becky elbows back, to JUMP KICK Naom into Liv’s pod! Becky brings Naomi around but Naomi stops from hitting chains. Naomi elbows Becky, then tries the same. Becky also stops that, whips Naomi, but Naoim goes up the chains! Becky grabs at Naomi but Naomi TWERK ATTACKS, then RAMS Becky into chains!

Naomi RAMS Becky in again, and again! Becky falls, the fans fire up, and Naomi twerks a bit more before the SPLIT LEG DROP! Naomi shoves Becky into the ring, covers, TWO! Becky survives but Naomi storms up on her. Becky ELBOWS Naomi, but Naomi blocks the mule kick! Naomi spins Becky, dodges her, but DOUBLE CROSSBODIES collide! Both women are down and the countdown is here! The fans duel for who they want to enter, but the Chamber chooses… Tiffany! The fans fire up for Tiffy Time, oddly, and Tiff bumps Naomi off buckles. Tiff cartwheels to get Becky, BUCKLE SLAM!

Tiff handsprings to back elbow Naomi! Then she handsprings to elbow Becky! Tiff snapmares Becky to sit her by Naomi, and she DOUBLE BASEMNT DROPKICKS! Cover on Becky, TWO! Cover on Naomi, TWO! Tiff is annoyed already but she throws forearms on Naomi. Tiff tosses Naomi aside, drags Becky up, but Becky JAWBREAKERS! Becky clinches, Tiff slips free and whips, SPINEBUSTER! Cover, TWO! Tiff is even more annoyed but she covers again, TWO! Tiff drags Becky up, SMACKS her off the mat, then pushes Becky around. Becky throws body shots! Tiff knees low, and fireman’s carries!

Becky fights free, grabs an arm, but Naomi is up top! DOUBLE CROSSBODY! Double cover, TWO!! Becky and Tiff both survive but Naomi puts them in corners. Naomi runs to SPLASH Becky! Then SPALSH Tiffy! Becky runs up to CLOBBER Naomi! Becky clinches, for a BECKSPLODER on Naomi! But Tiff DISCUS LARIATS Becky! Cover, TWO! Tiff is frustrated but she, Becky and Naomi are all down. Naomi goes to a corner while Becky and Tiff stand. Tiff fireman’s carries Becky, and uses her to SMACK Naomi! Tiff adds Naomi to the stack, but Naomi slips free! Tiff BOOTS Naomi away, ROLLING SENTONS Becky, then SMACKS Naomi!

Tiff fireman’s carries Naomi now, ROLLING SENTON right next to Becky! Tiff goes up and up, but Becky joins her! SUPER RUSSIAN LEG SWEEP! But Naomi runs to DOUBLE SPLIT LEG DROP! Double cover, TWO!! These three are all down again while the other three wait their turns. Naomi KICKS Tiff, scoops and SLAMS Becky, then SPLIT LEG MOONSAULTS Becky! But Tiff stops the cover right away! Tiff POSTS Naomi, covers Becky, TWO!! Becky is tougher than that, and here comes the countdown! The Chamber chooses… LIV! She’s in her fifth Chamber match, and she goes right after Tiff with a THESZ PRESS!

Liv fires fast hands, then she tosses Tiff to the outside. Liv fires off more shots, then RAMS Tiff into Bianca’s pod! And then into the empty one! And then back into Bianca’s! And then back to the empty one! Tiff falls and Liv says it’s HER time! But Becky runs up, only for Liv to ROCK her! Liv gets around to BACKSTABBER! Liv sees Naomi coming, CODE BREAKER! Liv kips up and the fans fire up for the #ELIVinationChamber! Liv goes corner to corner, back body blocks Naomi, back body blocks Becky, repeat! SHINING WIZARD for Naomi! SHINING WIZARD for Becky! Liv goes up to FLYING CODE BREAKER Becky! Cover, TWO!!

DOUBLE STOMPS from Tiff on Liv! Cover, TWO! Liv survives, Naomi SHOTGUNS Tiff! Tiff goes to the outside, Naomi pursues. Tiff JAWBREAKERS Naomi, then cartwheels to cartwheel again, but Naomi grabs the chains! Naomi climbs again, but Tiff won’t let go! Naomi CLUBS away on Tiff, scuffs her, then Becky hurries out to CLUB Tiff into chains! Becky clinches, BECKSPLODER into chains! Tiff sputters, but Becky isn’t done! STEEL CHAIN DISARM-HER!! The fans are torn as Becky tries to tear Tiff’s arm off! Tiff fights free with her good arm, but then Liv drags Tiff into the ring! Tiff elbows free, but Liv drop toeholds her into buckles!

Tiff staggers up, Liv DOUBLE STOMPS her down! Liv then goes up and up, but Naomi’s on a pod!! SUPER BLOCKBUSTER!!! But Tiff rolls Naomi up!! TIFF ELIMINATES NAOMI!! Naomi is stunned but Tiff just smiles and says, “Sorry.” The fans are torn but the countdown is back! The Chamber chooses… Raquel! Ricky Desperado smiles as she CLOBBERS Becky, ROICKS Tiff then LARIATS! And LARIATS! Raquel scoops Tiff to spin and POWERSLAM! Cover, TWO! Raquel looms over Tiff, stalks her to the outside, but Becky’s up top. Becky leaps, but into Raquel’s arms! Raquel RAMS Becky into chains! And again!

Raquel RAMS Becky into chains again, then FALL AWAY SLAMS her into the ring! Raquel dusts herself off, but Tiff runs up! Raquel stops the rana to bring Tiff around, and SWING her into chains! And again! And again! Raquel dumps Tiff then goes to the ring. She and old friend Liv meet, and Liv fires forearms! Raquel picks Liv up with both hands and TOSSES her to a corner! Then SPLASHES! Then runs in, but she blocks boots to put Liv on the outside. Liv KICKS Raquel in the ropes, runs up, but Raquel blocks the Code Breaker! Raquel SLAMS Liv into chains, then suplexes her to TOSS her into the ring!

Raquel storms up on Liv, drags her back up, and hauls her up, only for Becky to CHOP BLOCK the leg! Liv CODE BREAKERS, Becky fires UPPERCUTS and a SOBAT! Tiff SHOTGUNS, Becky reels Raquel in. Liv joins her for a DOUBLE DDT! Triple cover, TWO!! Raquel still gets out of that, so Tiff, Liv and Becky brawl with each other! Becky fires off on Liv, but Tiff LARIATS Becky! Everyone is down, and the countdown is back! And we all know that Bianca is next! Tiff eggs her on, but Bianca dodges to SLAP Tiff! Bianca throws Tiff around, shoves her in a pod, and then closes the door! Bianca ROCKS Becky, then runs up to run her over!

Bianca rallies on Becky, DROPKICKS her, then scoops Liv for a GUTBUSTER! Becky is back but Bianca suplexes her! And holds her up, marches around, and then SLAMS her down! The fans fire up as Bianca kips up! Tiff is back, she pulls Bianca’s braid! Bianca whips Tiff away, then SPINEBUSTERS her in return! Bianca dusts herself off, fans are torn, but Raquel is back! Bianca is the strongEST, but Raquel is the biggest. Raquel swings, but Bianca ducks to fire off shots! Raquel shoves, Bianca ducks ‘n’ dodges, but Raquel scoops! Bianca slips free, to torture rack! Raquel fights free and BOOTS Bianca! Raquel runs up but Bianca throws her to the outside!

Raquel drags Bianca up and over to join her, then suplexes Bianca to hit the chains! But then Bianca rebounds off ropes to TORNADO DDT!! Bianca drags Raquel to a cover, TWO!! The fans fire up as Bianca waits on Raquel. Raquel stands, Bianca fireman’s carries, but Tiff runs up to ROCK Bianca! Raquel ends up on the top rope, Tiff TOSSES Bianca aside! Tiff CLUBS away on Raquel, but then Liv is up on a pod!? Tiff hurries after her, but Liv leaps to SEATED SENTON Raquel! Becky and Tiff realize they’ve both ended up on the pod together, and they brawl! Becky SMACKS Tiff off Plexiglas, but Tiff fights the clinch!

Tiff SMACKS Becky off Plexiglas, then SHOVES her down onto Raquel! Tiff takes a moment to catch her breath, and the fans fire up as she thinks about how to get down. Tiff says it’s time, and she SUPER SWANTONS onto Raquel, Becky AND Bianca!! All four women are down and the fans lose their minds! Tiff gets in the ring, “This is Awesome!” Tiff and Liv brawl, Liv shoves then dodges but Tiff scoops her! Pop-up and ROLLING SENTON! Tiff goes up and up, but Liv anchors her! Tiff kicks Liv away but Liv goes up, SUPER ObLIVion!! Cover, Liv ELIMINATES Tiff!! The fans are torn but Liv tells Tiff to #CryAboutIt.

Liv crawls to ropes, she sees Raquel and runs up. Raquel ROCKS Liv then BOOTS her! Then she BOOTS Becky! Raquel hauls Bianca up, rebounds off ropes, hits chains then POWERBOMBS Bianca into the ring! Raquel then CHOKE SLAMS Liv! Raquel goes up a corner, and TWISTING VADERS onto Liv! But Becky KICKS Raquel’s arm! DISARM-HER!! Raquel is caught, but she powers up! Becky rolls to bring her down into an ARMBAR!! Raquel clasps hands, fights around and stacks Becky, TWO! Raquel deadlifts Becky, but Becky grabs ropes! Liv runs up, but Raquel has her, too! DOUBLE TEXANAS BOMBS!!!

But Bianca torture racks Raquel! KISS OF DEATH!!! Cover, Bianca ELIMINATES Raquel! The fans fire up as we’re now down to our final three! Bianca is freshEST, but Liv’s been in the most and Becky’s the most determined. Bianca runs up to RAM Liv, runs up but Becky KNEES her! Liv waistlocks but Bianca elbows free! Bianca ROCKS Becky, chicken wings Liv, GlamEST Slam! Becky BOOTS Bianca again, then goes up, but Bianca UPPERCUTS! Bianca trophy lifts Becky to SLAM her onto Liv! They’re side by side, Bianca handsprings to MOONSAULT! Double cover, TWO!! Bianca is frustrated but she’s still the only one up.

Bianca runs at Becky, Becky dodges but then Bianca blocks the kick! Bianca torture racks Becky to HOTSHOT her, and RAM her! Becky hits chains, Liv BACKSTABBERS Bianca! Liv goes up the ropes to FLYING- NO, Bianca stops the rana to SWING Liv into chains! Bianca hauls Becky up, smacks her off chains, then does it again! Becky sputters but Bianca eggs her on. Bianca fireman’s carries, then swings at Liv. Liv ducks the KICK, KICK and that sends Becky and Bianca into chains! Liv ENZIGIRIS Bianca down, the fans rally up, and Liv gets around Bianca to motorcycle stretch and BOOT Bianca into the pod!

All three women are down but the fans rally back up. Liv storms after Becky but Becky sends her into chains! And again and again and again! Becky then dragon sleepers Liv, kicks Bianca, and she DOUBLE DDTS! Becky puts Bianca in the ring, goes up a corner, and Becky climbs, only for Bianca to ROCK her first! Bianca ROCKET LAUNCHES Becky! Becky goes to another corner, Bianca RAMS her! Bianca goes up and rains down fists! The fans count along, but Liv stops this at nine! Liv pulls but Bianca holds on. Bianca kicks Liv away but Liv CLUBS away on Bianca’s buns and thigh! Liv then springboards to SUNSET POWERBOMB!! Cover, TWO!!!

Bianca survives but Becky’s up top! Becky aims, MISSILE DROPKICK to Liv! Cover, TWO!! Becky is frustrated but she focuses on game-planning. Becky goes up but Liv trips her up! Liv ROCKS Becky but Becky hits back! They brawl as Liv climbs, and Liv CLUBS away on Becky’s back. Liv brings Becky up for a SUPERPLEX! Bianca is up top! 450 SPLASH onto knees!! Becky saves herself in time and all three women are down again! The fans rally up and Bianca is after Becky. Liv runs up but Bianca ducks the enzigiri! Torture rack, KISS OF- JAWBREAKER!! Liv counters in time, but Bianca tumbles to ropes. Liv aims, but Becky runs up!

MANHANDLE- CODE BREAKER from Liv! Liv still wants someone, but Becky dumps her out of the ring! Bianca runs up, Becky clinches, but Bianca uses the corner to flip up and out of the Manhandle Slam! Bianca then torture racks Becky, KISS OF- NO, Becky lands out, and Liv rolls Bianca up! LIV ELIMINATES BIANCA!! MANHANDLE SLAM for Liv!!! Cover, Becky wins!!!

Winner: Becky Lynch, by pinfall (NEW #1 Contender to the Women’s World Championship)

Bianca and Liv cannot believe it, but The Man runs the gauntlet! WrestleMania 40 is about to enter the Big Time, but who will be the Women’s World Champion after tonight?

 

Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championships: Finn Balor & Damian Priest w/ Dominik Mysterio VS Tyler Bate & Pete Dunne!

The Judgment Day has dominated up and down the card, beating teams like Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn, Cody Rhodes & Jey Uso, and most recently #DIY. Will they add the Big Strong Boi & Bruiserweight to that list? Or will the New Catch Republic become the new tag team champions?

The introductions are made, but Dom takes the mic so he can handle the Judgment Day’s introduction. The fans boo the entire time so it’s hard to hear him mention Damian Priest is Mr. Money in the Bank. “ALL RISE for The Judgment Day!” Finn & Priest hold up the belts, but they miss Bate & Dunne CLOBBERING Dom! Dunne then DUMPS Priest out, Bate DROPKICKS Finn, and Dunne ASAI MOONSAULTS Priest! The belt rings, Bate runs to UPPERCUT Finn! EXPLODER! And kip up, to STANDING SHOOTING STAR! Cover, TWO! Finn kicks Bate, bumps him off buckles then fires off hands!

Finn snapmares Bate, CLUBS him, then paces around. The fans rally as Finn trips Bate, but Bate reaches up, crosses his legs and he brings Finn along to go up the corner! Tag to Dunne before the RANA, then Dunne CLOBBERS Finn! The fans fire up as Dunne grabs an arm, to double knee drop the elbow! Dunne grabs the other arm to twist the wrist and bend the elbow, to then stomp Finn’s ribs! Finn endures as Dunne bends the arm again, isolates it, and stomps it! Finn writhes but Dunne tags Bate. Dunne sets up, Bate hits the KNEE-BOARD SENTON! Cover, TWO! Bate headlocks but Finn endures.

The fans rally, Finn fights up, but Bate smacks him with his boot. Finn powers out, Priest tags in, and Finn drops for Priest to DECK Bate! The fans boo but Priest kicks and kicks and ROCKS Bate! Bate sits back, the fans tell Dom he’s a wanker. Priest suplexes to BROKEN ARROW Bate! Cover, TWO! Bate stays in this but Priest stays on him. Priest tags Finn, they mug Bate, and then Finn CLUBS Bate in the back. Finn clamps on a chinlock, sits Bate down, then he ELBOWS Bate. Finn has the headlock and he grinds Bate in an almost Bully Choke. Bate endures, the fans rally, and Bate fights up. Bate stands but Finn jumps on as a backpack!

Bate stays standing and the fans fire up! Bate RAMS Finn into buckles and is free! Bate reaches out but Finn clamps back on. Finn is again a backpack, but Bate still stays on his feet. Bate RAMS Finn, but into Judgment Day territory! Priest tags in and throws Bate down by his hair! The ref reprimands but Priest stands Bate up. Priest TOSSES Bate to a corner, then ROCKS him! And ROCKS him again! Priest stomps away, the ref counts, and Priest lets off at 4. The fans boo but Priest soaks up the heat. Dom smiles as Priest CHOKES Bate on ropes, but Priest lets off at 4. Priest argues with the ref, and Dom gets a cheap shot in!

The fans boo more but Dom taunts them and commentary. Dunne storms up but Priest DECKS him! Priest runs up to BACK ELBOW Bate! Priest snapmares Bate, tags Finn, and Finn slingshot STOMPS! Finn scoops Bate, BACKBREAKER! Priest runs to add a LEG DROP! Cover, TWO! Dunne runs up but Priest TOSSES him back out! Priest stalks Bate, tags Finn, and they have Bate in the corner. Finn flexes, runs up, but Bate dodges! But there’s no Dunne to tag! Finn CHOPS Bate, whips him back in, but Bate BLASTS Priest! Bate BOOTS Finn, goes up, and FLYING UPPERCUTS! Both men are down and the fans fire up!

Dunne rises, he reaches out, and Bate gives him the hot tag! The fans fire up as Dunne ENZIGIRIS Finn, GAMANGIRIS Priest, then GAMANGIRIS Finn! ENZIGIRI! Dunne keeps going, LEG LARIAT! Finn flops out of the ring, Dom freaks out as Dunne goes up and out and up again, to ASAI MOONSAULT Finn & Priest! The fans fire up and Dunne hurries to get Finn back in. Dunne STOMPS Finn’s hands! And STOMPS them again! Finn ducks the buzzsaw, shoves Dunne away, but Dunne CHOPS Finn! Tag to Bate, then Dunne gets around Finn! REBOUND LARIAT GERMAN SUPLEX COMBO!! Cover, TWO!!

Finn survives but Bate keeps on him. Dom is worried as Bate UPPERCUTS Finn! And UPPERCUTS again! And again! But Finn tripos Bate to STOMP him down! Tag to Priest, Priest runs at Bate in a corner. Bate dodges and the splash gets buckles! Bate fireman’s carries Priest but Priest slips free, BELL CLAP! ROUNDHOUSE! Then a ROUNDHOUSE for Dunne! Priest hammerlocks and LARIATS Bate! Cover, TWO! Bate survives and Priest is annoyed, but he talks trash. This is what you get for stepping into Judgment Day’s world! Bate URAKENS Priest! Finn tags in, Bate dodges Priest but Finn KICKS low!

Priest and Finn combine, SIDEWALK SLAM REVERSE DDT COMBO! Cover, TWO!! Bate survives and Finn snarls while the fans rally up. Finn stomps away on Bate at the ropes! The ref counts but Finn stops at 4. Bate rises, Finn runs up, but into a DEEP BLUE THUNDER! Priest runs in, Bate sends him into Dunne’s GAMANGIRI! Bate then fireman’s carries, for the AIRPLANE SPIN! The fans fire up as Bate goes around and around and around, and around, and around! That’s at least TWENTY rotations by now, but Bate is still going! SPINNING SLAM!! Priest and Bate are both dizzy, but Bate manages the tag to Dunne!

Dunne & Bate give Finn TOP BINS! Then Bate DIVES to take out Priest! Dunne has Finn, BITTER END!!! Cover, DOM gives Finn the ropebreak!! The fans boo but Dom gets away with one! At least, mostly because Bate knows! Bate tells the ref about it, so the ref EJECTS Dom!! The fans fire up but Dom throws a fit! Extra refs come out to usher Dom away and fans say, “Hey hey hey! Goodbye~!” Dom is defiant, though, so Bate CLOBBERS him! But then Finn RAMS Dunne into Bate and rolls Dunne up, TWO!! Dunne escapes, but Finn SLINGBLADES! Finn fires up, aims from the corner, and SHOTGUNS Dunne into buckles!

Dunne falls into a drop zone and Finn hurries up top! COUP DE- NO, Dunne dodges! Dunne grabs the arm, to SNAP the fingers!! Finn writhes, Dunne tags Bate! New Catch Republic gets Finn up, DOUBLE TYLER DRIVER!!! Cover, PRIEST yanks Bate out! At least that was more legal than Dom’s move! “This is Awesome!” as Dunne stands on Priest’s fingers! Then STOMPS them! Dunne leaps outside, but Priest catches him, APRON FLATLINER! Priest tosses Bate but Bate rebounds to LARIAT Priest! Bate hurries back in, ducks ‘n’ dodges, COMEBACK- NO, Finn catches Bate for BLOODY SUNDAY!! Cover, TWO!!

Bate survives and Finn is seething! Finn says time to end this! Tag to Priest, and Priest brings down the straps. Priest soaks up the heat before he hauls Bate up. Finn goes up, Priest lifts Bate, but Bate RANAS out of Razor’s Edge! Priest tumbles into Finn! Finn falls, Bate rolls Priest up! TWO!!! Priest escapes, but Bate tags Dunne! They DOUBLE STOMP Priest’s hands! BUZZSAW! BUZZSAW! But Priest catches both men! DOUBLE SOUTH OF- NO, they both flip free! Double Bops up, DOUBLE BANG!! Then double torture racks?! Shoutout to Mustache Mountain! DOUBLE BIRMINGHAMMER!!! Cover, TWO?!?!?!

Priest survives and somewhere, Trent Seven is disappointed! The fans are still thunderous, and Dunne tags Bate. They get Priest with furious fists from all sides! The ref reprimands, Dunne lets off but Bate keeps going. Bate fires up, runs side to side and tags Dunne, GAMANGIRI! GAMANGIRI! Then DOUBLE GAMANGIRI!! Dunne roars, he hauls Priest up and Bate joins in. They both climb up to bring Priest up, but Finn anchors Priest’s foot! Priest then grabs each man, Finn tags in before DOUBLE SOUTH OF HEAVEN SLAMS!! Finn goes up, COUP DE GRACE on Dunne!! Judgment Day wins!!

Winners: The Judgment Day, by pinfall (still Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions)

New Catch Republic came as close as any team has in taking these titles away from Finn & Priest, but they just couldn’t get past the numbers game! Will even WrestleMania 40 meet its Judgment Day?

 

Austin Theory is here?

“The 150 Million Hit Man” is in the ring on the set of the Grayson Waller Effect and he welcomes us to Austin Theory Live. The fans boo but Theory says, “G’day, mate!” He wants to talk to Australia about vegemite. It’s DISGUSTING! But that’s just a snack here, right? So then he had a real Australian meal. He had himself a Blooming Onion from Outback Steakhouse! Oh, they don’t like that? Well alright. Then he’ll introduce to us the Moment Maker, the Aussie Icon, Australia’s own, his boy, Grayson Waller! The fans cheer Waller as he makes his entrance, and he sees UFC fighter, Tai Tuivasa, in the crowd.

Waller walks up, they shake hands, and they both get the golden shoes for the Shoey! The fans cheer as Tai chugs it all down, then Waller joins Theory in the ring. Waller takes the mic to welcome us to the Grayson Waller Effect. The fans cheer, and Waller says this might be the greatest day of his life! And he wants us to do one thing before the greatest GWE of all time. “Aussie Aussie Aussie!” “OI OI OI!” “Aussie Aussie Aussie!” “OI OI OI!” “Aussie!” “Oi!” “Aussie!” “Oi!” “Aussie Aussie Aussie!” “OI OI OI!” The fans cheer and Waller says time to get to it. The biggest story in sports entertainment involve his two guests tonight.

First, the World Heavyweight Champion, Seth FREAKIN’ Rollins! The fans cheer and sing along as the Visionary makes his entrance, wearing a suit that is purposefully baggy, and also has cords on it. Rollins revels in the singing, which bores Theory, but then Rollins takes a bow. Waller says his second guest is the winner of the 2024 Royal Rumble, “the man who can thank the ineffectiveness of the American education system for not being able to finish a story,” The American Nightmare, Cody Rhodes! Cody makes his entrance in a normal suit, and now fans sing with Cody’s song, “WHOA~ OH~!” Cody gets an extra big pyro as he gets in the ring!

Cody and Rollins sit with Waller while the fans chant for Cody. Cody asks Perth, “What do we wanna talk about?” Waller says hold on, this is his show. What HE wants to talk about is to acknowledge their Tribal Chief, Roman Reigns. The Tribal Chief appreciates that. But Rollins, Waller doesn’t care about who wins the Chamber, he wants to know who Rollins wants to face. Oh, well, the Chamber is stacked, who knows who wins, but he has a scoop. Oh? Here we go! Yeah, Rollins has an inside track, some secret info. Does Perth wanna know a secret? “YES!” Alright, then. Rollins… is just days away from being medically cleared to compete!

The fans like the sound of that! Rollins says whoever wins the Chamber will get a crack at Rollins’ World Heavyweight Champion. And newsflash: they don’t stand a chance. Because it’s WrestleMania 40, the biggest Mania of all time! The world is gonna sing Rollins’ song, “WHOA~ OHH~ OHHH~!” and Rollins will do what only Rollins can, put on a show like nobody else! Because he is a Visionary, he is a Revolutionary, he is SETH FREAKIN’ ROLLINS! Big pop. Rollins sits back down and Waller says cool story, bro.

Now, Cody, we had the opportunity to have the biggest Mania main event of all time: Roman Reigns VS The Rock. The fans boo and Rollins sticks out his tongue. Waller asks if Cody was being selfish taking that away from the fans. The fans chant “Rocky Sucks! Rocky Sucks!” Cody doesn’t want it twisted, he is a fan of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. And if The Rock were here, The Rock would probably call Cody a candy ass, prattle on about rooty poo, insult Cody. What is it he calls Cody’s fans again? Waller knows, it’s Cody Crybabies. Theory claps and Cody says yes, Cody Crybabies.

But Cody wants to ask Perth: Are there any Cody Crybabies in here tonight? The fans cheer and Cody wants to double check, the pyro got to his hearing. Are there any Cody Crybabies in here tonight? The fans cheer even louder! Rollins says yes, seems there are. The fans chant for Cody again, and Cody says one thing The Rock wouldn’t wanna talk about is the conversation that led them to this point, why Cody was going to step away from that WrestleMania main event just to step right back in. Waller says hold on, he’s talking about The People’s Champion! Cody does what he’s told. Oh, People’s Champion?

That is a grand and lofty title, one you can’t self-appoint. Maybe at one point, The Rock was The People’s Champ. But to Cody, to be the People’s Champ, you have to actually be around the people! The fans cheer that, and Cody says that while Seth had an announcement, here’s one from Cody. Cody tells The Rock that he indeed slapped Cody across the face. And at WrestleMania 40, Cody faces Roman in the main event. But until then, the card is wide open! So let’s make it official! Cody wants The Rock 1v1, any time, any place!! The fans fire up for that and Rollins stands up to stand with Cody. Fans chant “YES! YES! YES!”

Rollins tells Cody and Perth, let’s cut the head off the snake once and for all! Rollins admires that challenge, but when it comes to The Bloodline, we all know that there is no such thing as 1v1. So if and when The Rock decides to take Cody up on this challenge, just know that Cody won’t be fighting that battle alone. Waller says there you have it! Another scoop on the Grayson Waller Effect, the greatest talk show in WWE! Theory says hold on there. Cody thinks he’s gonna face The Rock? Is that what you think? IT DOESN’T MATTER WHAT YOU THINK! Rollins laughs at Theory’s pretty decent Rock imitation.

Yeah, it was good, but here’s more. Finally…! Austin Theory has come to Perth, Australia, to finish his story. Rollins laughs more and says this is good. But hey, does he have the big one? Y’know, the one. Jacket off, show ’em what it’s all about. Theory takes his jacket off, “IF YA SMELLLLL-” Rollins THROWS Theory into the Waller sign! CODY CUTTER! Waller is stunned as Theory is down and out! Waller says okay, fine, and he backs off. Rollins lines up the shot, to CURB STOMP Theory! The Visionary and the American Nightmare show they make a powerful combo, will they be just what the WWE Universe needs to finally The Bloodline’s tyranny?

 

World Heavyweight Championship #1 Contender’s Elimination Chamber Match: Randy Orton VS Drew McIntyre VS LA Knight VS Bobby Lashley VS Kevin Owens VS Logan Paul!

As the Visionary just said, he is 100% and ready for whoever comes out of this match! The Viper, the Scottish Terminator, the Mega Star, the All Mighty, the Prizefighter and the Maverick are just as ready, but who proves they are worthy by making it through the Chamber?

Kevin Owens makes his entrance first, followed by Lashley, Logan, and Orton! That leaves Drew McIntyre and LA Knight to start things off in a rematch from just last night on SmackDown. The bell rings and the fans fire up already as Knight and McIntyre stare down. The fans cheer on Knight, McIntyre swings first! Knight counter punches, and again, but McIntyre kicks low. McIntyre CHOPS Knight in a corner, stalks him to another corner, then CHOPS him again! Knight counter punches again! And again! “YEAH! YEAH!” Knight whips, McIntyre reverses but Knight hits a NECKBREAKER! Knight throws more hands, then suplexes!

Fans fire up as Knight goes up a corner. “YEAH!” and FALLING AX HANDLE! Cover, ONE!! McIntyre is tougher than that but Knight keeps on him. But McIntyre RAMS Knight into a corner, then OVERHEAD SUPLEXES! The fans rally, and they taunt McIntyre by chanting for “CM PUNK! CM PUNK!” McIntyre smirks as he brings Knight up and CHOPS again! McIntyre brings Knight around, says night night, and he fireman’s carries! But Knight slips free, and HOTSHOTS McIntyre off ropes! Knight then goes up and out, slingshots in, BACKBREAKER! Knight then basement dropkicks McIntyre out of the ring

Knight runs and FLIES, and he sends McIntyre into chains! The fans rally as Knight throws McIntyre back into chains! Knight drags McIntyre up, SMACKS him off Logan Paul’s pod again and again and again! “YEAH! YEAH! YEAH!” This is like last night and the desk! Logan smirks as Knight SMACKS McIntyre off the pod one more time. Knight and Logan talk some trash that mayhaps needs to be muted, and McIntyre CLUBS Knight! Knight whips McIntyre but Knight reverses to send him into Kevin’s pod! Knight dribbles McIntyre off the Plexiglas again, and Kevin hits the glass in return, hoping to add more impact to McIntyre’s head!

Kevin applauds as Knight whips McIntyre into the Plexiglas again! McIntyre falls in a heap, but fans want all that “One More Time!” Knight says okay, and he brings McIntyre around to RAM him into the glass! Knight puts McIntyre in the ring, the countdown is brought to you by Slim Jim, and the Chamber chooses… Kevin Owens! Kevin gets right in to dodge Knight and ROCK McIntyre! Kevin fires hands on both men back and forth, then fires off on McIntyre! Knight runs in, Kevin dodges and that sends Knight into McIntyre! McIntyre tumbles out, Kevin clinches Knight and hits a CHOKE SLAM! Kevin SENTONS, covers, TWO!

Knight hangs tough but Kevin drags Knight up to CLUB him! Kevin CHOPS Knight, RAMS into him again and again, then whips corner to corner. Knight drops to his knees, McIntyre CLUBS Kevin and throws hands! McIntyre puts Kevin up top, throws hands, but Kevin hits back! McIntyre fires more haymakers, climbs up after Kevin, but Kevin throws body shots! McIntyre drops back, only to ROCK Kevin in return! McIntyre goes up top, brings Kevin up, but Kevin HEADBUTTS! And HEADBUTTS again! McIntyre falls, Kevin hits a FROG SPLASH! Cover, TWO! McIntyre stays in this so Kevin goes after Knight.

Kevin fires hands on Knight, fires hands on McIntyre, then whips Knight at McIntyre. Knight reverses, though, so Kevin takes the BOOT from McIntyre! McIntyre runs up but Knight ROCKS him! And again! Knight whips, McIntyre reverses, kick and scoop for a SLAM! But Kevin CODE BREAKER SENTON COMBOS! Cover on Knight, TWO! Cover on McIntyre, TWO! Kevin goes up a corner, mocks Randy’s pose, then fires hands on McIntyre. Kevin kicks at Logan’s pod but Logan says oh, so scary. Kevin runs to clothesline McIntyre in a corner, then puts him up top. Kevin CHOPS McIntyre, goes up after him, but McIntyre fires body shots!

McIntyre shoves Kevin but Knight ROCKS McIntyre! Knight climbs up, but McIntyre throws body shots! McIntyre HEADBUTTS Knight, Kevin ROCKS McIntyre! Kevin and Knight work together, they throw hands and climb up. They CLUB McIntyre into position, bring him up, but McIntyre throws HEADBUTTS in return! McIntyre adjusts, and DOUBLE CROSSBODIES! All three are down, the countdown is back, and the Chamber chooses… Lashley! The All Mighty is unleashed, and he kicks McIntyre, CLUBS him, and fires hands! Lashley bumps McIntyre off buckles, then RAMS into him again and again and again!

Lashley ELBOWS McIntyre, goes corner to corner and ROCKS McIntyre again. Lashley has the fans behind him as he CLUBS McIntyre. Lashley whips, McIntyre KICKS back! Lashley stays up, swings, but runs into an OVERHEAD SUPLEX! McIntyre slowly rises, he goes after Lashley and underhooks, but Lashley wrenches out! Lashley CLOBBERS McIntyre and the fans fire up. Lashley tosses McIntyre out then goes after him. Lashley RAMS McIntyre into chains! McIntyre holds onto ropes but Lashley pries him free to RAM him into chains again! Lashley POSTS Kevin for good measure, but McIntyre throat chops!

McIntyre suplexes Lashley but Lashley fights it! Lashley suplexes McIntyre in return! Lashley stalks McIntyre, Knight runs up but Lashley ELBOWS Knight away. HURT LOCK for McIntyre, but McIntyre fights it off! The bad arm of Lashley’s might be holding him back. McIntyre RAMS Lashley into chains but Lashley clotheslines McIntyre into the ring! Lashley storms in, stares Orton down, then goes back to McIntyre. The fans rally but McIntyre GLASGOW KISS HEADBUTTS! The fans rally, McIntyre runs in but is put back on the outside. Lashley runs up but McIntyere ROCKS him! Kevin runs up, McIntyer ROCKS him!

McIntyre climbs again, leaps but Lashley gets under! Lashley gives McIntyre a MILE HIGH SPINEBUSTER!! Cover, TWO!! McIntyre survives and Lashley grows frustrated. Knight and Kevin get in the ring, Lashley ROCKS Knight! Lashley gut wrenches Knight but Knight sips free! Lashley ducks a boot but Kevin SUPERKICKS Knight! Lashley rolls Knight up, TWO!! Kevin BOOTS Lashley down, covers, TWO! No one’s out of the match yet, but now the countdown is back! The Chamber chooses… Randy Orton! The fans fire up as The Viper fires off on Knight and Kevin! He throws Knight into chains and ROCKS Kevin!

Orton LARIATS Kevin, LARIATS again, then dodges for the SNAP POWERSLAM! The fans fire up again and Orton drags Kevin up. Orton puts Kevin in the ropes, but Kevin fights and puts Orton outside. But Orton KICKS Kevin in the ropes, brings him out, DRAPING DDT to the chamber floor! A bit double-edged given there’s no real padding on those platforms, but Lashley goes after Knight. NECKBREAKER! McIntyre runs up but Lashley hits a FLATLINER! Orton returns to the ring, Lashley runs in and clotheslines him! Lashley goes to the corner to clothesline Knight! Then a corner clothesline for McIntyre!

Lashley paces, he runs back up to RAM Orton in a corner! SPEAR for Knight! Knight tumbles away but Lashley keeps his focus. Lashley runs up on McIntyre but McIntyre POSTS him! McIntyre gets Lashley up to POST him in the other corner! The ref checks Orton, his back is of concern. Orton seems okay enough to continue, but McIntyre has Knight on the outside. Knight slips free to DDT McIntyre on the platform! All five men are down, and Logan is waiting to be let out! Knight crawls his way into the ring, as does Lashley. Orton is up, he kicks Knight to hit a BIG back suplex! But that may still have done just as much to Orton as it did Knight!

The countdown is back, and Logan has his moment! Except Kevin is waiting…! Logan is scared but Kevin forces the pod open, and he fires off on Logan inside the pod! Kevin dribbles Logan off every wall, then busts his way back out to bring Logan along. Kevin sends Logan into Lashley’s pod, then CROTCHES him on a corner! Logan hobbles away, but Kevin RAMS him into chains! Kevin looms over Logan and says if he wants to be in “their” ring, get in it! Kevin TOSSES Logan over ropes and fans fire up as Kevin clotheslines Logan back out! Kevin pursues, but Logan turns things around and he dribbles Kevin off chains!

Logan fires hands and UPPERCUTS, but Kevin fights the chicken wings to turn around and LARIAT!! Fans fire up as Logan nearly loses his head! Kevin drags Logan up, and he DECKS Logan! But Lashley is there to RAM Kevin through a pod! Lashley aims at Logan now, and he SPEARS Logan through a pod!!! The fans lose their minds as Lashley rises up from the wreckage! Lashley himself says that sucked, because his arm is hurting. The fans chant, “Thank You, Bobby!” for what he just did to Logan. But McIntyre CLAYMORES Lashley down!! McIntyre drags Lashley into the ring, Knight is there to haul Lashley up.

Knight hits a torture rack, but Lashley slips free! HURT LOCK, but Knight fights free! Lashley CLUBS Knight, but the bad arm is bothering him. CLAYMORE AGAIN!!! McIntyre covers, McIntyre ELIMINATES Lashley! The Scottish Terminator has the last laugh, will he meme this one later? Knight kicks McIntyre, they brawl, the fans rally behind Knight. Knight whips and stomps a mudhole, “YEAH! YEAH! YEAH!” Knight spells it out but has to dodge Orton! BIG back suplex! “L! A! KNIGHT! YEAH!” KNEE WASH for McIntyre! KNEE WASH for Orton! But McIntyre ELBOWS Knight in return!

McIntyre climbs, but Knight springs up after him! SUPER DUPER PLEX!! Knight staggers up, into an RK- NO! Knight stops that to B F T!! McIntyre is up, B F T!! But AJ STYLES is here?! And he uses a chair to SMACK Knight again and again and again! The Phenomenal One isn’t letting The Mega Star win this match after keeping him out of it! The fans boo as Styles then takes the chair back from the refs, and puts Knight in a STYLES CLASH onto the chair! McIntyre crawls over to cover, McIntyre ELIMINATES Knight!!

Fans boo more, Styles just screwed Knight and the rest of the field benefits from it! But everyone else is still down, Orton clutching his back. Kevin and Logan find each other, and the fans fire up as they brawl it out! Kevin sends Logan into chains, then AOI SHODOU!!! Kevin leaves Logan behind to aim at McIntyre and Orton. Kevin runs to CANNONBALL McIntyre! CANNONBALL for Orton! Kevin goes up and aims, SWANTON BOMB for Orton!! Cover, TWO!! Orton stays in this despite the pain, but Kevin just goes back to Logan. Kevin stomps Logan down, goes up another corner, and he SWANTON BOMBS onto McIntyre’s knees!

Kevin sputters as McIntyre saves himself there. The ref checks everyone, they’re all okay to continue, and the fans rally back up. Logan sits up and fans boo. McIntyre also stands, he aims at Kevin and has his own countdown. “THREE! TWO! ONE!” CLAY- NO, POP-UP POWERBOMB instead!! But Logan runs u! Logan avoids a kick, Kevin avoids a haymaker, STUNNER!! Logan tumbles away, Orton goes after Kevin. No RKO, Kevin SUPERKICKS instead! Kevin whips, POP-UP- NO, Orton slips free! RKO!!! Orton crawls to cover, Orton ELIMINATES Kevin! Orton writhes from the bad back but he’s still one of the final three.

McIntyre crawls to the chains, Logan is also on the outer platform, and Orton stands up in the ring. McIntyre storms into the ring, glaring at both targets. McIntyre locks onto Orton and Orton locks onto McIntyre. Orton hobbles with the bad back, but he still stands tall to stare McIntyre down. They start throwing hands and the fans fire up! The haymakers go back and forth, Orton gets the edge, but McIntyre hits low! McIntyre runs, but into a SNAP POWERSELAM! But Logan RAMS into Orton! And bumps Orton off buckles! Logan fires up, fans boo, and Logan climbs. But Orton trips Logan up! Logan lands hard on his Maverick!

Orton throws hands on Logan, then climbs up. Orton brings Logan to the top, but McIntyre CLUBS Orton! Orton steps down, McIntyre CLUBS him again! McIntyre throws more hands but Orton fires counter punches! They brawl again, GLASGOW KISS! Logan goes up to a pod while McIntyre stops the RKO! NECKBREAKER! Both Orton and McIntyre are down, but then McIntyre kips up! Fans cheer that, but then Logan SUPER CROSSBODIES McIntyre down! All three men are down again but the fans tell Logan, “You Still Suck!” Logan rises, and he brings out BRASS KNUCKLES! He had them in his tights all along!

Logan puts the knuckles on and gives them a kiss. Logan powers up that fist, but RKO!!! Orton risked his bad back but he shut Logan up! Cover, Orton ELIMINATES Logan! The fans cheer the loudest they have yet, and now it comes down to McIntyre and Orton. They both drag themselves up with ropes, but Orton’s back is really bothering him. McIntyre turns him around, kicks low, but Orton wrenches out! RK- NO, McIntyre powers out and runs in! Orton sidesteps, he has McIntyre in ropes! DRAPING DDT!! Orton fires up and the fans are with him! Orton hears the voices in his head as he watches McIntyre stir!

Orton pounds the mat as McIntyre rises, RK- NO!! McIntyre powers out, and SPINEBUSTERS! Orton writhes and McIntyre goes to a corner. McIntyre aims, he wants Orton to get up now! Orton slowly rises, the countdown begins! “THREE! TWO! ONE!” But Orton falls over! The ref checks Orton, but Orton refuses to be taken out by forfeit. McIntyre looms over Orton, Orton pounds the mat in frustration over his own body being beat up. McIntyre grins and chuckles as Orton forces himself to stand, RKO!!!! Orton fires up, but LOGAN PAUL SUCKER PUNCHES ORTON!? Logan hadn’t left the Chamber yet and he screws Orton over!!!

McIntyre crawls to cover, McIntyre wins!!

Winner: Drew McIntyre, by pinfall (NEW #1 contender to the World Heavyweight Championship)

The ImPAULsive Influencer just influenced this match’s finish! He couldn’t let it go and had to knock Orton out! Will Logan have to watch his back for the Viper? As for McIntyre, he’s still going back to WrestleMania. Will he finally have his moment on the Grandest Stage of Them All?

 

Triple H is here!

The fans fire up as The Game stands in the ring, and he says, “I just wanted to come out here for a second to say thank you. On behalf of the WWE, on behalf of every superstar back there, thank you for inviting us into your home. Thank you for being great hosts. Thank you for this beautiful Optus Arena. It’s been a wonderful night. And I wanna let you know the attendance here tonight, the official attendance: 52,590!” The fans cheer that!

 

Women’s World Championship: Rhea Ripley VS Nia Jax!

Australia is Mami’s home, and this truly be the biggest moment in her career. However, that’s all the more motivation for the Irresistible Force to ruin it! Will the challenger A-Nia-late the champion? Or will the Eradicator still be the most dominant woman in the WWE?

The introductions are made, the belt is raised, and we see who is truly on top!

The bell rings and the fans are thunderous already as Rhea stares Nia down. Rhea smiles as the fans are all behind her. Nia and Rhea circle, tie up, and are in a deadlock. They go around, Nia shoves Rhea away, and the fans boo. Rhea stays cool and she dodges Nia to kick, stomp a foot, and SMASH her off a knee! Rhea LARIATS but Nia stays up! Rhea CHOPS, CHOPS, and knuckle locks to go up and up and RANA! Nia staggers to a corner, Rhea DROPKICKS her in! The fans fire and Rhea brings Nia out, to pump handle! Nia elbows free of that and knocks Rhea down, then SENTONS!

Nia dribbles Rhea off the mat, puts her in a corner, and runs up to SPLASH! Nia keeps Rhea up so she can “smile” at the fans. Nia HEADBUTTS Rhea, tells her to kiss this, and then HIP ATTACKS! Nia rubs it in, literally! Nia soaks up the heat, especially from Rhea’s family at ringside. Rhea throws body shots and backs Nia down, but Nia HEADBUTTS Rhea down! Nia drags Rhea around, runs, and drops a leg, brother! Rhea writhes but Nia eggs her on. Nia SLAPS Rhea, Rhea BOOTS from below! Rhea kicks more, but Nia KICKS Rhea in return. Nia pushes Rhea, has the arms and stands on Rhea’s back as she pulls!

Rhea endures, the fans boo, but Nia stomps Rhea down! Nia soaks up the heat, mocks the fans, and then drags Rhea around. Nia grabs a leg for a STRETCH MUFFLER! Rhea endures as Nia stands and has her hanging over the mat! Rhea fights, but Nia shifts right to a HALF CRAB! Rhea endures as Nia kneels on her neck! Rhea still fights her way around, but Nia HIP DROPS her down! Nia soaks up more heat, then mocks Rhea reaching out for her family. Nia stomps Rhea, tells Rhea to say “Mommy,” but Rhea throws body shots! Nia HEADBUTTS Rhea down! Nia torture racks Rhea and bends her!

Fans boo as Nia marches around with Rhea on her back, but Rhea fights around! GUILLOTINE FACELOCK! The fans fire up as Rhea has Nia in the body scissors, too! But Nia powers up and out, only for Rhea to sunset flip! Nia stays up, but Rhea avoids the hip drop! Nia lands hard on her butt, and fans taunt her with “MY HOLE!” Nia stands Rhea up but Rhea fires off fast hands! Nia grabs on with both hands, but Rhea breaks free to knuckle lock and CHOP! And CHOP! And CHOP! Rhea then goes up and up and FLYING RANA, but Nia blocks that one! POWERBOMB! Deadlift, and POWERBOMB again!

Nia drags Rhea around, runs, for another leg drop, brother! Cover, TWO! Rhea survives and Nia grows frustrated. Nia looms over Rhea and brings her up. Nia shoves Rhea into a corner, then goes up the corner! But Rhea DROPKICKS the legs out! Nia ends up in the Tree of Woe, and Rhea hurries up to WOE STOMP her down! The fans fire up while Nia flounders away! Rhea climbs the corner again, aims as Nia stands, MISSILE DROPKICK! Cover, TWO! Nia is tougher than that and Rhea is frustrated. The fans rally up as Rhea stands Nia up. Nia shoves Rhea, Rhea gets around to short arm LARIAT! Nia stays up so Rhea LARIATS again!

Nia stays up, fireman’s carries, and SAMOAN DROPS! Nia roars, runs, but Rhea avoids the leg drop this time! Basement dropkick! The fans fire up as Rhea has Nia down, and Rhea climbs up! Rhea aims, but Nia ROCKS her first! Nia climbs, fireman’s carries, and fans freak out! SUPER SAMOAN DROP!! Cover, TWO!! Rhea survives and the fans fire up again! Rhea writhes but Nia drags her to a drop zone. Nia climbs up, but Rhea gets her in an Electric Chair! And SLAMS her off buckles! Nia falls in a heap, Rhea goes up and gets everyone fired up! Rhea aims, gives some Latino Heat, and hits a FROG SPLASH! Cover, TWO!!

Nia survives and Rhea is beside herself! Rhea stands back up, she storms after Nia and pump handles! But Nia powers out and TOSSES Rhea to the floor! Fans boo but Nia smiles as she goes out after Rhea. But Rhea trips Nia up on the apron! Nia falls hard and Rhea says screw it. Rhea clears the desk! The fans fire up as Rhea hobbles over to Nia. Rhea drags Nia up, reels her in, and says “SUCK IT!” But Nia’s too big to lift from this position, too! Nia fireman’s carries, SAMOAN DROP on the desk! The desk does not break, but maybe Rhea just broke! Nia goes up onto an armchair, to ELBOW DROP through the desk!!

Fans boo as Nia drags Rhea from the wreckage and into the ring. Rhea is in a drop zone, Nia goes up! A-NIA-LATOR!! Cover, TWO?!?!? Nia is shocked and the fans are electric! Nia runs to KICK Rhea in the side, then whips her to a corner. Nia RAMS into Rhea again and again, going after that bad back! Nia throws Rhea down and has her in the drop zone again. Nia climbs again, but Rhea scrambles up to SHOVE Nia down! Nia falls to the apron bug holds onto ropes! Rhea goes up the corner, the fans rally with “MAMI MAMI MAMI!” “OI OI OI!” Rhea hauls Nia up but that’s still too much. Rhea drops back, and Nia HEADBUTTS!

Nia hops off the corner, but then says why not. Nia climbs up! But Rhea goes up after her! Rhea has Nia for the SUPERPLEX!! The Ripley family cheers and the fans go wild as Rhea rises! Nia manages to stand, but Rhea roars as she ROUNDHOUSES! Pump handle, RIPTIDE!!! Cover, Rhea wins!!

Winner: Rhea Ripley, by pinfall (still WWE Women’s World Champion)

That was the biggest Riptide ever, and it washes Nia away! With this win, Rhea not only proves she’s the most dominant woman in WWE, but she proves everything she’s done to get here was worth it! Mami gets her pyro and celebrates with her family, but will she have an even bigger moment at WrestleMania 40 facing down The Man?


My Thoughts:

An awesome Elimination Chamber with basically nothing bad to say. Great promo from The Rock that was featured in the Kickoff show, and great Grayson Waller Effect segment for Cody & Rollins to respond. Great beat down of Theory, too, that was fun. Really good Women’s Tag Team Championship match for the Kickoff, though it was clear The Kabuki Warriors were retaining. Indi at least got to perform in her home country, but I don’t feel she and Candice circle back to the titles in time for Mania. Another team probably steps up, or maybe multiple teams, and they’re the ones that face Asuka & Kairi.

Speaking of tag titles, awesome match from Priest & Finn VS “New Catch Republic.” That had some real NXT TakeOver vibes with the near falls and false finishes, but I figured Judgment Day was returning. Given the story with R-Truth, it just seems more fitting that The Awesome Truth steps up and wins big at Mania. And in case you missed it, Truth went to Austria instead of Australia, because he is a comedic genius. I am going to love all the shenanigans and misunderstands Truth has once he and Miz are the Undisputed Tag Team Champions.

Awesome stuff out of both Chamber matches tonight, though WWE always does pretty good with these in my experience. And even though it seemed a bit obvious to me that Becky and Drew were each running the gauntlet in the Chamber, I feel they did a better job disguising things in Drew winning than Becky. Tiffany eliminating Naomi was a good move, as she and Naomi can feud. Tiffany is new to main roster, Naomi has returned to WWE, a feud can help RawDown fans learn/relearn who they are while we get great acrobatic matches out of them. Liv and Bianca being in the final three with Becky also worked, they all have stories involving Rhea, a return to Mania, or both.

As for what Bianca does now without a clear path to Mania, I’m thinking she could get in on that tag title story. She has beef with DMG CTRL, and if Dakota really is on Bayley’s side, maybe Dakota and Bianca can be a team? Not saying they’d win, there’s a chance DMG CTRL makes everyone think Dakota’s still on their side, and that helps DMG CTRL retain, but it’d be good story. And in the Men’s Chamber, I did not expect Styles to screw Knight over like that, and I did not expect Logan to screw over Orton like that. Kevin was great wanting after Logan so badly, and I don’t think their story is over yet, but maybe they add Orton to the mix? A Triple Threat protects all three so that Logan can lose the belt while someone else takes the pin, or Logan is opportunistic and steals a pin to retain.

And of course, an awesome main event. Rhea of course won out but she and Nia did great, really made Rhea look like the underdog champ that then overcame her toughest challenge, and now she’s rolling towards that match with Becky. Both have done so well that Mami VS The Man could go either way, and I wouldn’t be surprised either way. They’re both worthy of the top title, so it really depends on who is set up for the Women’s World Championship for after Mania. Maybe Jade Cargill? That’d be quite the moment on whatever night of Mania to have Jade walk out there and confront the champion and set things up for Backlash in France.

My Score: 9/10


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