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TONIGHT on #AEWDark on our YouTube channel at 7e/6c – This will be an episode you don’t want to miss!
? All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) May 12, 2020
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Excalibur and Taz welcome fans to AEW Dark! The first match of the night is announced.
Colt Cabana vs. “The Captain” Shawn Dean
Colt Cabana fakes high and goes low with a single leg takedown on Dean. Both men reset. Cabana goes for a side headlock takeover, then transitions into a shoulder tackle. Cabana gets wrist control over Shawn Dean. Cabana rolls Dean up and Dean kicks out at 2. Dean gets some defense in with a dropkick, which sends Cabana to the outside. Cabana is back in the ring. Cabana rolls Dean over. Dean counters Cabana with a shot. Dean has Cabana cornered and strikes him in the back. Cabana fights out of the corner with a chop. Cabana with the Flying Apple, then the Superman Pin, keeps Dean down and makes Cabana the winner.
Winner: Colt Cabana
Up next, Jurassic Express makes their way down to the ring!
Jurassic Express (Luchasaurus & Jungle Boy) (w/Marko Stunt) vs. Mike Reed & Ryan Rembrandt
Jungle Boy lands the dropkick, then two tope suicida’s on Mike Reed and Ryan Rembrandt on the outside. Reed plants a Russian Leg Sweep on Jungle Boy. Jungle Boy gets back up on his feet and fires a few shots before Reed tags in Rembrandt. Rembrandt slams Jungle Boy face-first on the top turnbuckle. Jungle Boy runs over and tags in Luchasaurus. Luchasaurus comes in hot with multiple kicks on both Reed and Rembrandt. Luchasaurus sends Reed down with chokeslam and a standing moonsault. Jurassic Express works together with a combination cutter/slam, and they win the match!
Winners: Jurassic Express
The tag team action continues!
Private Party vs. Lee Johnson & Musa
Isiah Kassidy and Lee Johnson start the match. Both men go back-and-forth with standing switches. Kassidy takes Johnson down and tags in Marq Quen. Kassidy connects a senton on Johnson. Musa gets knocked off the apron. Quen lands a dropkick on Johnson. Johnson goes over the top rope and crashes in on Quen. Musa has Quen cornered. Musa with a suplex, covers, Quen kicks out. Johnson knocks Kassidy off the apron. Johnson keeps the pressure on Quen, but Quen is able to grab a tag from Kassidy. Kassidy lands a thunderous chop on Johnson, before tagging in Quen. Kassidy connects a cutter off the top rope. Kassidy ends the match with a flatliner, followed by a shooting star press from Quen on Johnson. Private Party win the match!
Winners: Private Party
Up next, “10” returns!
“10” vs. Jon Cruz
Cruz goes right for 10’s arm. 10 pushes him off. 10 flattens Cruz, sending him towards the outside. 10 runs towards Cruz, but Cruz moves out of the way in time, and 10 slams himself into the steel stairs. Cruz charges in with a high kick. 10 counters with a spinebuster. 10 goes for the cover and wins the match.
Next, we get to see some luchador action!
Fenix vs. Alan Angels
Fenix goes right for the standing switch. Angels reverses the hold with a side headlock. Fenix rolls him up in a small package pin, but Angels breaks out at 2. Fenix with a powerful back kick goes for another cover, Angels kicks out. Angels counters a downward elbow. Fenix heads towards the top, connects a dropkick, and goes for another cover. Angels kicks out right away. Fenix charges towards Angels, Angels puts his foot up in time. Angels slams Fenix down with a sit-down powerbomb. Angels with the cover, Fenix kicks out. Angels counters with a clothesline/neckbreaker combination. Angels lands a double foot stomp, followed by beautiful moonsault. Angels just can’t keep Fenix down. Fenix kicks out of the lateral press. Fenix ends the match with a package piledriver. He goes for the final cover, and wins the match!
Next, we see some women’s action!
Kris Statlander vs. Dani Jordyn
Kris Statlander begins the match with several deep arm drags. Jordyn counters with a leg takedown. The reset their match. Statlander steps over and locks in a short-arm scissors submission. The hold is broken after Statlander goes for the pin. Statlander comes charging towards Jordyn, and Jordyn counters with a big boot. Statlander sends Jordyn out of the ring with a running knee strike, then goes for a running dropkick. Jordyn sends Statlander into the ropes. Statlander has Jordyn up and locked in with The Big Bang Theory. Statlander wins the match!
Winner: Kris Statlander
Next, Orange Cassidy will give it his all against Jason Cade (maybe)!
Orange Cassidy (w/Best Friends) vs. Jason Cade
Jason Cade is getting frustrated with how long it’s taking Orange Cassidy to get ready for his match. Bell rings, Cade grabs Cassidy’s hands before he can stick them into his pockets. Cassidy is holding on to Cade’s hand, but he breaks free. Cassidy with an arm drag springs up to meet Trent up on the apron so he can have his sunglasses back. Cassidy takes the arm of Cade, pushes him down, stacks him up with a pin, and wins the match!
Winner: Orange Cassidy
The Doctor is in the house!
Dr. Britt Baker D.M.D. vs. Skyler Moore
Skyler Moore knees Britt Baker in the nose. Baker comes in hot with a few shots. Moore ducks the back elbow and goes for a crucifix pin. Baker kicks out, and grabs Moore by the hair, and slams her down with a snap suplex. Baker has Moore up in the ropes. The referee tells her to knock it off. Baker slides Moore towards the ring post and applies pressure on her arms. Baker puts a head scissors on Moore. Moore fights back with a sunset flip, Baker rolls through. Baker kicks Moore in the midsection, then lands a swinging fisherman neckbreaker. Baker locks in the Lockjaw submission on Moore. Moore taps out, and Baker wins!
Winner: Dr. Britt Baker D.M.D.
And now, a No Disqualification main event match!
Luther vs. Jimmy Havoc (w/ Kip Sabian & Penelope Ford)
Kip Sabian distracts Luther on the outside, which helps Jimmy Havoc sneak up from behind and attack Luther. Luther reverses Havoc into the corner and lands a few chops. Havoc takes a bite out of Luther’s hand. Havoc dives off the ropes, and Luther catches him mid-air. Sabian hands Havoc a chair. Luther slams his fist into the chair. Havoc swings the chair towards Luther. Havoc heads to the top rope, only to be met with a chair to the face. Luther crashes down on Havoc with a senton. Luther comes down with a big knee, then drives Havoc face-first onto the chair. Back in the ring, Luther sends Havoc towards the ropes, then plants him with a big boot. Havoc lands spine first onto the chair, after a hip toss from Luther. Luther goes for a lateral press cover, and Havoc kicks out at 2. Luther sets Havoc up on two chairs. Sabian runs up on the apron to try to block Luther’s attack. Havoc sends Luther off the ropes with a hurricanrana. Luther lands a beautiful butterfly suplex on the ramp. Ford and Sabian assist Havoc, so he can end the match with a DDT on Luther. He does so successfully and wins the match.
Winner: Jimmy Havoc
That concludes this week’s episode. Thanks for watching!