Welcome back in for another episode of AEW Dark. This week's card features 16 matches and coverage will begin at 7pm EST.
Shawn Spears vs. Christopher Daniels
Spears takes control early with the wrist lock. Daniels reverses momentarily before Spears takes it back. Spears doing a bit of show-boating and gets back to the action with a side headlock. Shoulder tackle off the ropes by Spears. Daniels counters with one of his own and capitalizes with a high collar suplex. Spears rolls to the outside and Daniels leaps over the ropes to take him out.
Spears reverses the Irish whip and sends Daniels into the barricade. Ref is counting and the guys get back in the ring. Spears with a double-axe handle. Daniels sent hard into the corner and Spears follows with a DDT. Spears looking for the C4, but Daniels counters. Spears misses the splash in the corner and Daniels takes advantage with some quick strikes. Sunset flip by Daniels is only good for a two count. Daniels goes up top and hits a diving cross-body. Cover and a near fall. Daniels looking for the Angel's Wings, but Spears counters. C4 attempt but Daniels counters. Sunset flip again is only good for two. C4 for the win.
Winner: Shawn Spears
After the match, Spears hits Daniels with another C4. Sky comes out for the save.
Brandi Rhodes vs. Kilynn King
Brandi goes to work focusing on the arm of King. King with a hammer lock reversal, but Brandi slips out lands a crucifix pin for the two count. King rolls through and gets one of her own for the near fall. Deep arm drag by Brandi. Shoulder tackle by King. Thrust kick by Brandi followed by a slingblade. Hard right shots exchanged by King and Rhodes. King with a kick to the midsection - hits the ropes and gets hit with A Shot Of Brandi for the win.
Winner: Brandi Rhodes
David Ali vs. Ricky Starks
Ali shoves Starks and Starks slaps him in return. Ali charges and gets slammed to the mat by Starks. Hard chop takes Ali off his feet and Starks keeps the pressure on by driving the knee into the throat of Ali. Starks sends Ali face first into the turnbuckle. Ali tries to fight back but can't. Starks with some quick offense but Ali finally hits a big dropkick. Ali going up top, but Starks cuts him off and hits a running boot to the side of the head. Roshambo for the win.
Winner: Ricky Starks
Scorpio Sky vs. Fuego Del Sol
Bell rings and a tie up will start this match. Sky with the early advantage. Del Sol shows some agility with a backflip counter out of the wrist lock. Sky is sent to the ropes and trips up Del Sol. Front chancery lock, but Del Sol counters out with a snap mare. Russian leg sweep by Sky followed by a back breaker. Cover and a two count. Hard rights by Sky and a big uppercut. Abdominal stretch now by Sky in the middle of the ring. Del Sol manages to escape and hits an arm drag and a dropkick.
Sky rolls out of the ring to regroup and Del Sol with a flip over the ropes to take out Sky. Inside the ring, cross-body by Del Sol - cover and a near fall. Roll up by Del Sol and another two count. Neck breaker by Del Sol - cover and another two count. Del Sol misses the dropkick off the ropes and Sky hits a sharpshooter for the finish.
Winner: Scorpio Sky
Shawn Spears' music hits after the match but he doesn't show up.
Aaron Solow vs. Luchasaurus
Luchasaurus tosses Solow off on the lockup attempt. Solow comes back with the lariat, but Luchasaurus doesn't budge. Headbutt from the big man followed by body shots. Stalling suplex from Luchasaurus. The action spills to the outside and Solow connects with a spinning DDT. Back in the ring and Solow hits a double stomp. Cover and a two count. Solow going up top but gets caught in the choke slam attempt. Solow counters and hits a superkick. Tail whip by Luchasaurus. Choke slam and moonsault press for the win.
Brian Pillman Jr. & Griff Garrison vs. The Butcher & The Blade
Garrison and Blade start the match. Garrison uses his quickness to his advantage to get control early. Pillman tagged in and continues going to work on Blade. Butcher gets the tag and drops Pillman. Cross-body by Butcher. Blade tags back in and continues the beat down on Pillman. Hard rights lay Pillman over the middle rope. Blade chokes him with the rope. Cover by Blade, but Pillman immediately kicks out.
Butcher back in and lands a hard chop that takes Pillman off his feet. Suplex by Butcher. Hard forearm and chop. Butcher pulls Pillman up and sends him into the corner. Blade in as the legal man, but Pillman takes him down. Blade quickly tags out and Butcher stops Pillman from making the tag. Pillman is able to take Butcher out with a cross-body and tags in Garrison.
Clothesline by Garrison. Splash into the corner is no good, but he connects with a lariat. Garrison with the cover, but Butcher breaks the pin up. Assisted powerbomb/neckbreaker for the win.
Winners: The Butcher & The Blade
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Penta El Zero M vs. QT Marshall
Penta putting on the brakes at the start of the match to do his "Zero Miedo" taunt. Penta hits the ropes goes under a leap frogging Marshall - Penta locks it up and hits a pair of round kicks to the thigh of Marshall. QT going for a suicide dive, but Penta cuts him off with a kick to the head. Loud chop by Penta and follows it up with another kick to the thigh. Back in the ring, Penta goes up top and misses the double stomp. Diving uppercut by Marshall takes Penta off his feet. Marshall sets Penta up on the top, but Penta counters and hits a diving stomp. Cover and a two count.
Package driver attempt is no good and Marshall connects on the kick to the head. Superkick by Penta. Slingblade by Penta - cover and a two count. Penta with another hard chop. Kingston makes his way to the ramp with a microphone, but doesn't interrupt the action. Penta mounts Marshall in the corner to reign down hard right hands. Penta misses on the package piledriver again - then both men take each other out with a double clothesline.
Kingston finally speaks up and Allie comes out dressed up as the evil bunny. Penta with a diving cross-body. Sunset flip by QT - followed by a backslide pin. Penta kicks out and hits a pump handle driver. Cover and a near fall. Penta going for the arm breaker, but Marshall rolls him through. Hard elbow strike and a Michinoku Driver by Marshall - cover and a near fall. Marshall looks for the Diamond Cutter, but Penta hits the destroyer. Package Piledriver for the finish.
Winner: Penta El Zero M
Jungle Boy vs. KTB
Jungle Boy rolls off the back of KTB and hits the dropkick. Jungle Boy off the top with the head scissors. Roundhouse kick by Jungle Boy. KTB catches Jungle Boy and hits the splash into the corner. Big elbow drop by KTB - cover and a two count. Jungle Boy gets to his feet and hits the school boy pin. Two count and Jungle Boy kicks away at the legs of KTB. KTB catches the kick and hits a dragon screw. Fall away slam by KTB - cover and a near fall.
Jungle Boy fights back for a moment but eats a couple of knee strikes. Manhattan drop and a splash by KTB. Cover and a two count. Jungle Boy hits a knee strike and a lifting uppercut. Jungle Boy follows it up with a big clothesline. Dragon screw by Jungle Boy and he follows it up with a suicide dive. Back in the ring, Jungle Boy over the top rope with a DDT. Cover and a near fall. Round kick to the face by Jungle Boy. KTB with a Black Out/GTS finisher - cover and a near fall. KTB going up top and misses the moonsault. Jungle Boy with a running elbow - goes up top and hits the double knee drop for the win.
Winner: Jungle Boy
Diamante and Ivelisse attack Moore and Paige before the bell rings, but Paige and Moore handle it well and momentarily get the upper hand. The action settles and Diamante and Moore will officially start the match. Diamante with a powerful suplex on Moore. Diamante drives Moore into the corner. Moore tries to counter but is cut off with an uppercut. Ivelisse in as the legal woman. Double team suplex - Ivelisse covers and gets a two count.
Clubbing blow to the back by Ivelisse. Diamante back in and continues to beat down Skyler Moore. Moore sent to the corner and avoids a charging Diamante. Boot to the face of Diamante and a cross-body off the top. Both ladies are down and being counted out. Ivelisse tagged in - as is Paige. Paige gets the early advantage. Boot to the face of Ivelisse. Rolls through for the pin but is broken up. Ivelisse counters with some assisted offense. Kick to the face for the win.
Winners: Diamante & Ivelisse
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BSHP King vs. Colt Cabana
Cabana looking for the tie up and hits the side headlock before being sent to the ropes. Cabana with a roll up and a quick two count. Another lockup and Cabana gets the better of it with an arm drag. Silver and Reynolds show up late for the support and Cabana gets distracted enough for King to hit a deep arm drag. Cabana regains the momentum and goes to work with some elbow strikes to the back of King's head. King sent to the corner and counters with a hard right. Cabana with another elbow to the top of the head. Cabana distracted again by Silver and Reynolds. King with the senton attempt but Cabana gets the knees up. Superman pin for the win.
Winner: Colt Cabana
Adam Priest vs. Dark Order's 5
5 with a running dropkick out of the gate. Priest backed down into the corner and 5 keeps the pressure on with a flurry of offense. Priest turns the tables for a moment before he misses on the charge to the corner. 5 connects on a clothesline from the middle rope. Priest again getting a little offense in with some nice uppercuts. 5 reverses and hits a stomp to the spine. Moonsault press off the middle rope - cover and a near fall. Priest gets back to his feet and connects on a pair of kicks and a tilt-a-whirl back breaker. 5 regains control with big kicks. Twisting Fisherman Buster by 5. Wing snapper by 5 for the win.
Kaz is shown backstage talking about how long he's been undervalued. Says he's always been the brides maid and never the bride and looks to reverse the trend tonight against Jack Evans.
Jack Evans vs. Frankie Kazarian
Kaz with a fireman's carry and transitions into the side headlock. Kaz with the Oklahoma roll pin attempt, but it's no good. Kaz locking in the wrist lock but Evans cartwheels through and reverses momentum momentarily. Evans with a right hand and a twisting kick to the face. Kaz sent to the ropes and eats a rising knee to the throat. Evans with a northern lights suplex and a standing moonsault off of Kaz's abdomen. Cover and a two count.
Evans looks to capitalize with a pair of knee strikes. Cover and another two count. Kaz is back to his feet and sent to the corner. Kaz with a big clothesline that reverses momentum. Leg drop off the middle finds its mark. Cover and a near fall. Spinning heel kick by Evans. Cover and a two count. Evans with the leg sweep and standing sky-twister-press. Cover and a near fall. Evans with the back handspring elbow. Kaz reverses the reverse DDT into one of his own for the win.
Winner: Frankie Kazarian
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Louie Valle, Baron Black and D3 vs. Silver, Reynolds & 10
Valle and Reynolds start the match. Reynolds extends a recruiting offer to Valle, but Valle turns it down and eats a hard right hand for it. Valle shows some fire with some strong offense. Shotgun dropkick off the ropes by Valle. Black gets the tag, as does Silver. Silver levels Black and hits the ropes and runs into a Manhattan drop. D3 with the tag. Snap mare on Silver. Roll up pin by D3 is only good for a one count. Silver overpowers D3 and tags in 10. D3 hits the ropes and eats a powerbomb. Big fall-away slam by 10. Reynolds tagged in and flattens D3. 10 back in and connects on a delayed vertical suplex.
Silver with the tag and throws D3 across the ring. Back elbow by D3. Goes up top but is caught by Silver. D3 counters and tags in Valle. Valle sprints across the ring and dropkicks Reynolds and 10. Silver and Valle face off and Valle hits a cross-body on Silver. Assisted German suplex by Dark Order. 10 with the spine buster and Dark Order hit the spinning slam for the win.
Winners: Dark Order
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Wardlow vs. Vinny Pacifico
Pacifico with a shotgun dropkick but it doesn't phase Wardlow. Gut-wrench power bomb by Wardlow. Knee strike off the top turnbuckle and the ref stops the match.
Eddie Kingston's crew is shown backstage with Allie and Kingston says the family is back together and everyone is going to pay.
Matt Sydal vs. Shawn Dean
Lockup gets the action started and Sydal gets the early advantage. Headlock takedown by Sydal and transitions into the head scissors. Inverted arm drag into a key lock by Sydal. Dean tries to get the arm bar but Sydal rolls through. Sydal sent to the ropes and finds himself on the wrong end of a pair of arm drags. Dean capitalizes with a beautiful dropkick. Sydal with a leg lariat to regain control. Round kick to the back and a pair of modified knee drops by Sydal.
Dean sends Sydal to the ropes, but Sydal counters and sweeps the leg. Standing, twisting moonsault by Sydal - cover and near fall. Dean fights back to his feet. Big uppercut takes Sydal off his feet. Sydal sent to the ropes and hits a sunset flip - count is good for two and Sydal sinks in a submission maneuver. Dean manages to escape and send Sydal to the corner. Tiger Driver by Dean - cover and kick out at one. Sydal counters out and hits rising knee. Cobra clutch, but Dean fights out of it. Roundhouse by Sydal. Drops Dean on his head and sinks in the cobra clutch for the finish.
Winner: Matt Sydal
Sonny Kiss vs. Rey Fenix
Collar and elbow tie up gets it started but is broken quickly. The two reset with a Greco-Roman knuckle lock and Fenix stomps the toes of Kiss. Kiss counters out with a pair of step-up hurricanranas. Back handspring elbow is caught by Fenix. Fenix hits one of his own hurricanranas and a single leg dropkick. Kiss hits a splitting arm drag and drop-down single leg takedown. Fenix answers by pulling Kiss's shoulder into the turnbuckle. Fenix stretching Kiss out in the middle of the ring.
Fenix with a modified figure four submission and transitions into the arm bar. Kiss pulled back to his feet and counters out of the Death Valley Driver attempt. Kiss avoids the lariat with a back bridge, but his wrist gives out and Fenix regains control. Punt kick to the left arm of Kiss. Kiss goes up top but Fenix pulls him down with a split attempt and hits a roundhouse kick to the back of the head. Cover and a two count.
Hard right hand to the head of Kiss. Kiss hits the ropes and connects on a tornado forearm shot. Fenix over the middle rope in the corner and eats the Axes And O's. Cover and a near fall. Kiss with a roll up and near fall. Pump kick by Kiss and spikes Fenix head first into the mat. Fenix comes out of nowhere to cut Kiss off up top. Muscle Buster for the win.
Winner: Rey Fenix