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Omega and Rhodes get things started, Omega tries for an early one winged angel, nope, eats a back elbow. Omega ended up clipping Dustin in the head (both with his head and his knee as he flipped over Dustin) while he was in the corner. Looking a bit wobbly, but stills hits a hurricanrana. He takes a second in the ring, Omega shakes his hand. Page and QT both tag in, QT gets in some moves at first, but then takes a big boot to the face.
Page with a couple chops. Both end up tagging out to their partners. Rhodes drops Omega, works him over. Marshall tags in, double side russian leg sweep. From the crowd, we see Brit Baker attaching notes to a string and sends it up to commentary with her thoughts. She lets Tony she doesn't like his green tie. Dustin continues to beat up Omega, keeping him grounded, hits a big body drop.
Page and Marshall get back in the ring, and Page beats up QT, clotheslines Rhodes off the apron, fallaway slam on QT, then hits a crossbody splash down on Dustin. Sliding clothesline on QT, cover, two. Omega back in, second rope moonsault, cover, two-count. Page heads back in, chop to the chest. Another cheap shot to Dustin, sending him back to the floor. High boot to QT, but QT with a springboard disaster kick.
Omega and Dustin back in, Dustin with a couple clotheslines, uppercut, atomic drop, bulldog, and a pair of spinning powerslams on both opponents. He heads up to the top rope and hits a twisting senton on both guys. He sends both guys out to the floor, QT tags in. Cannonball senton on both guys. QT special over the top rope and down on Omega. He throws Kenny back into the ring, hits another top rope move, kip up, looks for the diamond cutter, but eats a snap dragon suplex. Rhodes with a canadian destroyer, Page with a big clothesline, but then takes a diamond cutter!
Allie runs out to the stage and cheers on QT. Brandi isn't a fan and encourages her team even more. QT heads to the top rope, twisting moonsault, but the pool is empty. Page tags in, he and Omega work over QT. Dustin tries to help, but gets tossed out to the floor. Allie still cheering on from the stage. Page with a powerbomb, knee to the back of the head. Page to the outside and takes out Dustin. Back in the ring, Page and Omega hit the last call (v-trigger/buckshot lariat) on Marshall for the pinfall victory.
Winners: Kenny Omega and Hangman Page via Pinfall
- Tonight: Cody will defend the TNT Title against someone outside of AEW. Billy vs. MJF. Kip Sabian and Jimmy Havoc vs. Young Bucks. Best Friends vs. Sammy Guevara and Chris Jericho (winner goes to Fyter Fest to face Page and Omega). Anna Jay in action.
- Anna Jay talks about first getting into wrestling when she was younger. Says once she got signed, she realized she had to work ten time harder. Jay says ultimately she wants to put on a show and give something the fans to remember, hence "The Star of the Show."
Anna Jay vs. Abadon
A soul will be collected and @abadon_rmp won't leave until she gets one.— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) June 18, 2020
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Abadon had previously appeared on an episode of AEW Dark. Abadon with a double leg takedown, throwing shots at Jay, then going right at the referee. Jay with some forearms in the corner, but they don't seem to do much damage. Abadon with a clothesline, then chokes Jay over the middle rope, step-up hurricanrana, cover, and we're already done here.
Winner: Abadon via Pinfall
- Post-match, commentary putting over Abadon as a bit of an upset. Jay lays in the ring as Brodie Lee (with the rest of his crew) make their way to the stage. Colt Cabana looking on from ringside. Grayson getting in Private Party's face as Uno hands over an envelope to Cabana. He reads it over and looks at Lee. Not sure what it is, but maybe some kind of offer. The group kindly help Anna Jay out of the ring, Lee takes her hand and she's helped to the back with them. Cabana looks on with a confused look.
Billy with Austin Gunn vs. MJF with Wardlow
MJF heads out to stall. Gets back in, tries to irish whip him, but Billy doesn't go anywhere, MJF pretends like he was just shaking hands and Billy sends him to the mat. MJF with a thumbs to the eye, avoids some strikes, but then eats a high boot, cover, two. MJF heads up to the stage and walks away to the back. Billy goes after him and carries MJF back to the ring. He sets MJF in the ring, MJF tries to drape him over the top rope, Billy blocks it, but MJF had turned around and did some taunting.
Even with one bad wheel, @RealBillyGunn looks to demolish @The_MJF.— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) June 18, 2020
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He ends up backing into Billy, kick to the midsection, fameasser attempt, nope, MJF with a chop block, and another. He starts working over the knee to a bunch of boos. MJF continues to work over Billy, until he gets shoved face-first into the second turnbuckle. Throws a few punches, tilt-a-whirl slam on MJF. Billy is hobbled though, looks for the fameasser, MJF just moves out of the way and Billy has a tough time adjusting. He runs into the corner, knee strike misses. MJF then works in a figure-four. He then hangs on the ropes for more leverage and Aubrey kicks his hand off the ropes. MJF gets in her face, Billy ends up hitting the fameasser, goes for the pin. Wardlow up on the apron for the distraction. He tosses the ring to MJF, as he gets popped in the face by Billy. Austin tries to get involved and is clotheslined. Billy goes out and throws Wardlow into the barricade. MJF waits for Billy to get back in the ring and punches him right in the face. He tucks the ring in his tights, cover, 1-2-3.
Winner: MJF via Pinfall
- Post-match, Jungle Boy doesn't appreciate what MJF did and they start talking trash. MJF and Wardlow begin brawling with Jurassic Express and the two sides are broken up by the other wrestlers at ringside.
- Backstage, Alex Marvez talks with Chris Jericho and Sammy Guevara about their attack on Orange Cassidy. Jericho says everybody loves Cassidy, he doesn't care about anything, but he's interrupted the Inner Circle twice and there's nothing funny about that. Guevara says they beat him to a pulp. Jericho then says they are going to do the same thing to the Best Friends so they can get a crack at the tag title.
- Tony talks with Brit Baker at ringside. Tony says Hikaru Shida will defend her title against Penelope Ford at Fyter Fest. Britt Baker isn't happy that's why Tony came down to her, she says he's in a lot of s--- for losing the interview. They are on a friend timeout! Baker then tells Reba to drive her out of there. The camera swings around and it's Big Swole in the driver's seat. "Where to, Doctor?" Swole drives off as Baker screams.
Absolute @starkmanjones has ARRIVED and is ready to take your #TNTChampion @CodyRhodes to the limit!— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) June 18, 2020
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- Cody and Arn Anderson head out for the TNT Championship Open Challenge. Cody wonders after last week's attack, he wondered if he was in The Elite or if The Nightmare Family is even a family anymore. He moves on though and hands the mic over to Arn Anderson. AA says he knows Cody believes can beat Hager, but he also knows timing is everything and the timing is just not right. Hager is watching on from the back. AA says he's got someone who Cody can hone his skills with. They looks to the big screen and Ricky Starks sits down. He introduces himself and says once he heard about the Open Challenge he thought this was the perfect way to get his opportunity. He says he's slept on floors and has been broke, he's got grit and he knows Cody knows something about that, too. He's ready for a fight.
Cody (c) vs. Ricky Starks (AEW TNT Championship)
Cody drops Starks, kip-up, Cody with his trademark uppercut, Starks with a slap to the face. Cody swings away at the challenger, but eats some punches, as well. Cody with a dropkick. Starks get sent to the floor, Cody with a suicide dive on him. Hager continues to watch the match in the back. In the ring, Cody charges and Starks launches Cody hard into the ropes, then follows it up with a flurry of punches, leg drop on the apron. Swinging DDT on Cody, cover, two.
.@CodyRhodes is pulling out all the stops against @starkmanjones!— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) June 18, 2020
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Starks looks for another swinging DDT, no, eats a kick, Cody with a spinning bodyslam, cover, two. Cody takes of the weightbelt, tosses it to the crowd. He looks for cross rhodes, nope, Starks dives in and Cody hits a pancake, cover, two. Cody heads to the top, Starks grabs a foot, heads up and lands a clean superplex. Back and forth strikes, Cody looks for a disaster kick, no Starks with a big spear, cover, two-count. Couple pins from each others, all two-counts. Cody finally catches him with cross rhodes, pin, and that will do it.
Winner: Cody via Pinfall
- Post-match, Cody shakes hands with Starks and heads out of the ring with a smile on his face.
Jimmy Havoc and Kip Sabian (with Penelope Ford) vs. Young Bucks
Young Bucks with a couple double team moves early on to get things going. Butcher and Blade talking trash to Young Bucks from ringside. Matt's bruised ribs are still taped up from a couple weeks back. Sabian and Havoc meet up together on the floor to regroup. Havoc and Nick in the ring. Havoc sent into the corner, hits a neckbreaker with Matt hitting a flipping splash. Matt with a dropkick on Sabian and then a flipping neckbreak on Havoc. Blade and Butcher jump the barricade and continue to jaw with Matt and Nick. The two now are up on the apron as Knox is distracted by Nick. Havoc smacks Matt in the back with a plastic sign.
Matt is really getting worked over now, sent over to the stage. Butcher and Blade make their way over to get a closer look, but FTR make their way over and the other two back away. FTR make their way over the Bucks' corner as Sabian punts Matt. Havoc tags in, uppercut, tags Sabian in, double dropkick to the face. Matt finally is able to get a shot to Havoc, goes for a sleeper holder while on the top rope. Sabian looks for a hurricarana, Matt blocks it and hits a powerbomb!
Matt finally makes his way over to Nick for the tag in. Nick with a bunch of kicks on both opponents. Nick with a sharpshooter locked in on Sabian in the middle of the ring. He tries to crawl to the ring, Matt with an elbow drop off the top rope. Nick brings him back to the middle of the ring, Havoc comes in with a mallet. Ford runs in and smacks Nick with a plastic sign. Sabian with twisting DDT on Nick. Sabian is bleeding either from the side of his head or his ear got cut. Matt with multiple northern light suplexes on Havoc.
Nick tags in, double stomp on Havoc, down on Matt's knees. Bucks land another double team move, cover, two. Young Bucks looks to finish things off, but Nick gets distracted by the teams on the outside and gets shoved to the floor. Sabian with a double stomp on Matt, cover, Nick breaks it up. Havoc sends Nick out of the ring. Matt with double suplex on both opponents. Nick tagged in, double superkicks. They throws Havoc into a piledriver position with Sabian, double superkick on Sabian so he piledrives Havoc. Double knee strikes to Sabian, cover, 1-2-3.
Winners: Young Bucks via Pinfall
It all broke down post-match as #FTR & the Butcher & The Blade storm the ring!— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) June 18, 2020
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- Post-match, Butcher and Blade try to attack the Young Bucks, but FTR gets involved and blocks that with their own attack. FTR hits goodnight express, then both Young Bucks and FTR land spiked piledrivers on The Blade and Havoc. Bucks and FTR stare at each other for a moment.
- Earlier today, Taz talks about AEW Jon Moxley screaming and saying he's gonna pop Cage's head off at Fyter Fest. Taz says Moxley wants to be miserable, but that decade was taken decades ago. Cage says he wishes Fyter Fest was right now and he'd put Moxley down with the drill claw. "Who betta? Nobody," Cage says.
- AEW World Champion Jon Moxley says he's the man who makes heads roll, but Cage dares to want to take him on. Moxley says he has demons, and the only thing that keeps them at bay is hurting them in the ring. Now Cage's path has crossed paths, "beat me if you can!"
- Next week on Dynamite:
* Sammy Guevara vs. Matt Hardy
* Brodie Lee and Colt Cabana vs. Sonny Kiss and Joey Janela
* Wardlow vs. Luchasaurus (Lumberjack Match)
* FTR vs. Natural Nightmares (with Brandi Rhodes)
* Jon Moxley in action with Taz on commentary
- Commentary trying to find Britt Baker after she was driven away by Big Swole. Reba uses a phone tracker to locate Baker, who got dumped in a dumpster. She says she's been there for five hours! Reba says it's only been an hour. Baker fires her. Reba asks that she's free? Baker rehires her and tells her to get her out. Baker then asks where Tony is! Reba reminds her that she put him on a friend timeout. Baker says to get him on the phone. Baker then asks where Reba was, "in the bathrom." Baker says she's got a full-time job, that means no bathroom. Baker then tells the camera that she's going to get Big Swole if it's the last thing she does. She then yells at Reba to get her out of the dumpster.
- Matt Hardy joins commentary for the main event.
Chris Jericho and Sammy Guevara vs. Best Friends (Winners face AEW World Tag Team Champions at Fyter Fest)
The two team pair off and battle out on the floor. Trent with a big spear on Guevara, then tossing him in the ring to Taylor. He plants Guevara, cover, two-count. Jericho in the ring, and goes to work on Taylor. Excalibur notes this is the first time Jericho has ever been in the ring with either Trent or Taylor. Jericho chokes Taylor in the corner, then tags in Sammy. Guevara with a dropkick, kip-up, taunt, cocky pin only for one-count.
Matt Hardy says Guevara is the future in AEW, but he has outgrown Jericho and needs to fly on his own. Jericho continues to beat up Taylor. Trent gets in the ring beats up Sammy, eats a dropkick, but then lands a big suplex on his opponent. Trent with baseball slide on Jericho, Trent then goes for a splash, but Jericho hits him in the midsection with his trusty baseball bat. Back in the ring, Jericho launches Trent over the top rope, cover, two. Guevara tags in, double shoulder tackle. Guevara and Jericho with their trademark pose. Trent able to drop Guevara, he crawls his way to Taylor, tag. Taylor knocks Jericho off the apron, falcon arrow on Guevara, cover, two.
Taylor tries for a moonsault, lands on his feet, sit-down powerbomb, Jericho breaks it up. Taylor dumps Jericho out of the ring. Guevara tries for jawbreaker, looks to take out, Jericho is still down. Best Friends go for a hug, Jericho stops that. Trent and Taylor each hit him with a knee. Trent tries for a swinging DDT, but Jericho counters it into a liontamer. Guevara flips out of the ring and drops Taylor. Trent climbs his way to the rope for the break. Jericho thinks he won, ref says now, Jericho says "you suck!" Ref tells Jericho, "you suck!" Guevara back in the match, superkick to Trent's face, Sammy goes up top, Trent crotches him.
Things breaking down, people battling on the floor. Guevara able to use the bat on Trent, shooting star press, cover, two. Guevara gets thrown into the ropes, camera man bumps him, which distracts Guevara. Trent is able to get the pin for the win.
Winner: Best Friends via Pinfall
- Post-match, camera guy makes his way to the stage, then gets in the ring and it's Orange Cassidy! Jericho is in the ring with his back to him. Cassidy takes his shirt off and looks very unhappy. He takes Jericho down and swings away on his head. Cassidy lands a big superman punch on Jericho! Jericho rolls out to the floor as Cassidy's music hits. Commentary says Tony Khan just signed Chris Jericho vs. Orange Cassidy for Fyter Fest. Best Friends hug their buddy as the show closes.