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Big Swole vs. Shanna
Awesome Kong (w/Brandi Rhodes) vs. Leva Bates (w/Peter Avalon)
Trent vs. Pentagon Jr.
Kenny Omega Defends the AAA Mega Championship against Jack Evans
Also, Shawn Spears joins the commentary table!
To view last week's recap, click here
Tony Schiavone welcome fans to another edition of AEW Dark! The first match is announced!
Trent (w/Orange Cassidy) vs. Pentagon Jr.
Pentagon yells out at Trent to hit him. Then he gestures "cero miedo" at him. Pentagon with the leapfrog, followed by several back hits. Trent puts Pentagon in a Northern Lights suplex. Pentagon kicks out. On the apron now, Trent sends Pentagon down to the outside with a thrust kick. Pentagon fires back with a superkick. He turns to the audience and yells out "woo." Next, Pentagon tells the referee to "shut up" after he starts the count. Pentagon slams Trent face-first into the ring post. They both make their way back in the ring. Trent reverses a kick with a half-and-half suplex. Trent with a back to the neck kick. He goes for the cover and Pentagon kicks out. Pentagon plants a strong sling blade before going for the cover. Trent kicks out at 2. Trent counters with a swinging DDT...goes for the cover...Pentagon kicks out. Trent sits Pentagon up on the top rope. Pentagon dive stomps Trent. He goes for the cover again and Trent kicks out. Pentagon lands The Destroyer...goes for the cover thinking he won this match...but Trent kicks out. Pentagon is shocked. Trent reverses with an inside cradle pin. Pentagon kicks out. Trent comes through with a Sexy Chuckie Knee. Both men exchange forearms on the apron before Pentagon lands the packaged piledriver. Back in the ring now, Pentagon breaks Trent's arm! Pentagon picks him up and Trent reverses. He pins Pentagon and grabs the win!
After the first match, a video package of Shanna's wrestling career is shown. This leads up to Shanna's second match with AEW!
Big Swole vs. Shanna
Shanna exerts her power in a lockup with Swole. Swole takes over and the lockup is broken. Swole captures Shanna's left arm and shows off to the crowd how strong she is. Shanna reverses out of it. Shanna hip tosses Swole to the opposite side. Swole gets up and kicks Shanna right in the midsection. Shanna takes Swole for a ride and goes for the cover immediately after. Swole kicks out. Shanna lays a few elbows near Swole's jaw. Swole counters with a big kick to Shanna's face. She goes for the cover and Shanna kicks out. Swole with two overhand strikes. This puts Shanna in the corner. Swole follows with a foot choke. A rope break is called and Swole backs out of the corner. Swole puts Shanna in a side headlock. Swole breaks it herself to throw in a few kicks before going for the pin again. Shanna kicks out. In the ropes, Swole puts Shanna in the guillotine. The ref tells Swole to break it up. Shanna sticks her head out of the ring and gets kicked by Shanna, who is on the apron, follows with a dropkick. Shanna climbs to the top rope and lands a crossbody on Swole. She goes for the cover and Swole kicks out. Shanna hangs Swole up on the top rope. Shanna climbs up and lands a double foot stomp on Swole. She goes for the cover again and Swole kicks out. Shanna reverses with a palm strike...Swole kicks Shanna right near the jaw. Shanna counters and plants a dragon suplex. Shanna goes for the cover one last time and picks up the win!
Last week's Dynamite Recap/Preview: Clips are shown of Scorpio Sky calling out Chris Jericho, which led to Jericho requesting they settle their differences, but with the AEW World Championship on the line! Also shown, the battle royale. Schiavone concludes the segment by previewing all the matches that will be occurring at tomorrow night's episode in Chicago!
Up next, the third match of the night!
Leva Bates (w/Peter Avalon) vs. Awesome Kong (w/Brandi Rhodes)
Bell rings, and Bates tries to reason with Kong by showing her a book written by Justin Roberts. Kong fires a spinning-arm. She covers Bates, even though Avalon climbed up to the apron. Kong wins the match!
Winner: Awesome Kong
Post-Match: Kong cuts off some of Bates' hair and puts it on her belt.
And now, the main event!
Kenny Omega (c) vs. Jack Evans for the AAA Mega Championship
Evans puts Omega in a side hold. Omega reverses it with an arm twist. Evans sends Omega into the corner. Omega slides with a basement dropkick. Evans counters it. Omega picks up Evans by the hair and lands a backbreaker. He goes for the cover and Evans kicks out. Omega lifts Evans again and plants a Canadian backbreaker. Evans reverses and pins Omega. Omega gets up and strikes Evans' spine. Evans with a sledgehammer shot, followed by a facebuster. Evans goes for the cover and Omega kicks out. Omega sends Evans to the ropes. Evans goes for the ropes and Omega counters with a backbreaker. On the outside, Evans goes for a suplex on Omega. Back in the ring, Evans lands a corkscrew enzuigiri. Omega grabs hold of Evans and pulls off the Spanish Suplex. The fans are on their feet. Omega looking for the One-Winged Angel, Evans reverses. Omega meets Evans on the apron and strikes Evans on the back. Omega with a running knee strike. He sends Evans back in the ring. Omega buckle bombs Evans. Evans comes back with a neck breaker. Omega finally lands the One-Winged Angel. He goes for the cover and retains the AAA Championship!
Winner and Still AAA Mega Champion: Kenny Omega
That concludes this week's episode. Have a great Thanksgiving!