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– We get a recap package from last Saturday’s Dynamite and official footage of Eddie Kingston’s post-show promo.
— FITE (@FiteTV) June 28, 2021
– Tony Schiavone and Paul Wight welcome us to another episode of Dark: Elevation with fans back! Schiavone takes it to Justin Roberts for our first match of the night.
Gunn Club (Billy Gunn & Colten Gunn) vs. JD Drake & Ryan Nemeth (w/ The Wingmen) (Cezar Bononi & Peter Avalon)
Colten and Nemeth start this tag match off. Nemeth gets off a fireman’s carry takeover and stares down Colten. Colten escapes a waistlock and hits a shoulder tackle then an arm drag. Drake tags in and runs into an arm drag, and Colten follows up with a dropkick. Drake catches Colten with a shotgun dropkick for two. Drake hits a chop in the corner and tags in Nemeth. Drake hits a bodyslam, and Drake and Nemeth hit an elbow drop / fist drop.
Nemeth shakes his hips and hits a corner spear. Drake tags in. Colten goes over Drake and pushes him onto Nemeth. Billy tags in and takes out Nemeth. He absorbs a chop from Drake and takes him out. Colten hits a splash on Drake and Bononi. Billy misses a Famasser but blocks a Rude Awakening and hits the Famasser for the win.
Winners: Gunn Club (Billy Gunn & Colten Gunn)
– We cut to Schiavone and Wight who preview tonight’s card as well as Wednesday’s Dynamite.
Penelope Ford vs. Valentina Rossi
Ford hits a forearm smash on Rossi’s back and slams her in the corner. Rossi counters Ford in the corner and hits a flurry of stomps. Ford slams Rossi face first on the second turnbuckle and then slams her on the middle rope. Ross catches Ford in an inside cradle pin, but Ford kicks out at two. Rossi hits a few lariats, but Ford catches her with a boot. Ford tries a handspring, but Ross blocks it. Ford sets Rossi up in a gutbuster for the win.
Winner: Penelope Ford
Brian Cage (w/Hook & Powerhouse Hobbs) vs. Serpentico (w/Luther)
Serpentico charges in when the bell rings, but Cage knocks him down, sends him to the corner and hits a back body drop and asks, “Who better than Cage!” Cage does some deadlift curls and then tosses Serpentico. Luther distracts Cage allowing Serpentico to get some offense going. He tries for a PK, but Cage catches it and trips up Serpentico on the apron.
Luther grabs Cage and sends him to the barricade, and Serpentico follows with a tope suicida! Serpentico hits a thrust kick then a low DDT for two. Serpentico fires in a few punches, but he hurts himself doing so. Luther wants a headbutt, and Serpentico obliges. Cage hits a reverse driver. he follows with an uppercut in the corner / Gamengiri / German suplex sending Serpentico outside.
Cage going for a powerbomb on the ramp. Luther cuts him off. Cage picks up Serpentico and powerbombs him back into the ring! Cage hits the Drill Claw for the win.
Winner: Brian Cage
Karl Anderson (w/Doc Gallows & The Young Bucks) vs. Wheeler Yuta
Anderson catches Yuta with a kick to the gut, and he sends him to the corner. He hits a series of strikes then an axehandle off the Irish whip. He follows up with an uppercut. Yuta flips over a back suplex. He leapfrogs over Anderson and hits a dropkick. Gallows distracts Yuta, and Anderson hits a spinebuster. Anderson gouges Yuta’s eyes. Yuta trying to fight back, but Gallows hits a belly-to-back suplex for two.
Anderson applies a side headlock. Anderson grabs Yuta’s hair and hits an uppercut. Anderson hits a big lariat off the Irish whip for two. Anderson grabs Yuta’s hair again, but Yuta hits a few forearms. Anderson responds with a big chop.
Yuta hits an inverted atomic drop then a step-up enzuigiri followed up by a top rope dropkick. Yuta ducks a lariat and tries for a tope suicida on Gallows, but Gallows blocks it. The Bucks hit stereo superkicks while Anderson had the ref distracted. Anderson goes up top and hits a Stun Gun for the win.
Winner: Karl Anderson
Adrian Alanis, Justin Corino & Liam Gray vs. Brock Anderson, Dustin Rhodes & Lee Johnson (w/Arn Anderson)
Brock and Corino start this trios match off. Brock with a strong arm drag grabble. He drops Corino and hits an elbow drop for one. Johnson tags in and continues the work on the arm. Gray tags in but runs into a few arm drags. Brock tags back in and targets the left arm.
Gray flips over a suplex, but Brock hits a back elbow. Alanis blind tags in and knocks Brock down after a jumping heel kick from Gray. Gray sets Alanis up for a spinning backbreaker, and Gray follows up with a neckbreaker. Corino comes and hits a sliding lariat.
Corino going to work on Brock, but Brock bounces off the corner and hits a back elbow. Alanis and Dustin tag in. Dustin hits a few lariats then a drop down slap. He takes out Corino and Gray and hits a spinebuster on Alanis. Dustin hits a pop-up neckbreaker on Gray.
Dustin hits a powerslam for two. Brock tags out Corino. Johnson hits a twisting plancha on the outside! Johnson comes back in and hits a thrust kick followed up by a bulldog from Dustin for the win.
Winner: Brock Anderson, Dustin Rhodes & Lee Johnson
– Max Caster rap highlights: “The Acclaimed we shortened your life span. What’s this guy’s gimmick, a straight white man?”
— FITE (@FiteTV) June 28, 2021
Matt Justice & PB Smooth vs. The Acclaimed (Anthony Bowens & Max Caster)
Smooth and Bowens start off this tag match. Caster sneaks up on Smooth and chop blocks him. Bowens goes to work on Smooth’s knee. Smooth upkicks Bowens away, but Bowens charges in and hits a corner spear and continues the work on Smooth’s knee. He hits a dragon screw leg whip. Smooth catches Bowens by surprise and chokes him. He trips him up for an STO.
Justice tags in and goes to work on Bowens. Caster blind tags in and catches Justice with a lariat. Caster follows up with a chop and takes out Smooth. Justice follows up with a few chops of his own. Caster sends Justice to his corner allowing Bowens to tag in. The Acclaimed out running Justice as Bowens hits a swinging neckbreaker, and Caster hits a leg drop. The Acclaimed drop Smooth, and they combine for a spinning powerslam, and Caster hits the Mic Drop for the win.
Winner: The Acclaimed (Anthony Bowens & Max Caster)
Riho vs. KiLynn King
Riho and King lock up, but King sends Riho to the corner and offers a clean break. Riho with a waistlock, but King sends Riho to the corner again and offers a clean break. King offers a test of strength but mocks Riho’s height. Riho with a kick to the gut, cartwheel out of the way and sends King to the corner. She hits a corner knee strike. She tries for a top rope crossbody, but King catches her and hits a backbreaker for two.
King sets Riho up in the corner and hits a flurry of stomps, until the ref calls for a break. Riho reverses King onto the ropes and hits a few forearms. King catches King with a shoulder tackle and sets up an armbreaker. Riho reaches the ropes to break the hold. King whips Riho to the ropes and hits a lariat for two. King hits a few arm smashes. Riho avoids a suplex and tries for a roll up.
King reverses into a pin, but Riho bends her way out and hits a dropkick, sets up King on the middle rope for a 619 then hits a top rope crossbody, cover 1-2-no! King catches Riho with a suplex for two. King tries for Kingdom Falls, but Riho reverses it, rolls King up for a double stomp. Riho going up top and tries for a stomp, but King avoids it. King catches a leap frog attempt and rolls forward. King goes up top for a frog splash, but Riho rolls out of the way and hits the Somato for the win.
Varsity Blonds (Brian Pillman Jr. & Griff Garrison) (w/Julia Hart) vs. Aaron Rourke & Jake Logan
Rourke and Logan jump Varsity Blondes before the bell rings. Varsity Blondes send the two outside. Pillman hits a diving dropkick, and Garrison hits a tope suicida! Pillman and Logan in the ring. Pillman hits a big chop and tags in Garrison. Varsity Blondes hit a dropkick / spinebuster combo. Pillman tags in. Garrison hits a discus forearm / Pillman hits a flying forearm for the win.
Winner: Varsity Blonds (Brian Pillman Jr. & Griff Garrison)
Thunder Rosa vs. Katalina Perez
Rosa and Perez lock up, and Rosa whips Perez away and catches her in a roll up. Perez escapes and hits few strong strikes. Rosa catches Perez with an arm drag and maintains wrist control. She transitions into a curb stomp submission.
Rosa hits a huge chop and follows up with a few uppercuts. Perez fighting back with a few chops. Rosa knocks her down with a high kick. Rosa catches Perez with a Russian leg sweep. Rosa applies the Peruvian necktie for the win.
Winner: Thunder Rosa
Chuck Taylor vs. The Blade (w/The Bunny)
Blade goes at Chuck right away. Chuck fights him off and sends Blade outside. Blade trips up Chuck and sends him outside. Chuck fights him off again and whips Blade onto the barricade. Bunny distracts Chuck allowing Blade to blindside him. Bunny talks trash and laughs at Blade. Blade sends Chuck back in the ring and takes in all the boos.
Chucks hits a few chops when Blade comes back in the ring, but Blade catches Chuck with a huge powerslam. Blade takes his gloves off and lays in some punches and wrenches his knee on Chuck in the corner. Blade gouges Chuck’s face and hits a clubbing blow. He follows up with a lariat for two.
Chuck fighting back with body shots. Blade responds with a chop sending Chuck to the corner. Chuck catches Blade with a few kicks. Blade goes back to keeping the pressure on Chuck working on his back. He covers, but Chuck kicks out at two.
Blade and Chuck trading forearm shots. Chuck baits Blade into the corner and hits a flurry of punches. Chuck hits Soul Food then a big boot. He hits a bodyslam and goes for a moonsault, but Blade avoids it. Chuck lands on his feet and hits the Falcon Arrow. Chuck going up top again and hits the double stomp for two.
Blade cuts off Chuck. Chuck picks up Blade and sets him up up top. Blade counters and hits a chop. Chuck responds with a high knee. Chuck goes for a piledriver, but Blade counters with a roll up, feet on the ropes and Bunny holds onto Blade’s feet for the win.
Winner: The Blade
– Post-match: TH2 come out and beat up Chuck. Orange Cassidy walks out and runs off HFO to save Chuck.
— 𝐉𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐞𝐫 𝐃𝐫𝐚𝐕𝐞𝐧 (@WrestlingCovers) June 29, 2021
Dark Order (Alan Angels, Alex Reynolds & Colt Cabana) vs. The Hardy Family Office (Isiah Kassidy, Marq Quen & Matt Hardy)
Angels takes out Private Party. Hardy tries to go for a Twist of Fate, but Cabana and Reynolds cut him off. Cabana and Reynolds deal with Private Party and send them outside again. Hardy gets Private Party composed and tells them he’ll show them how it’s down. The match officially starts. Hardy goes for a Twist of Fate again, but Angels counters with a roll up for two.
Hardy going for a Side Effect, but Angels counters with another roll up for two followed up by a dropkick. Hardy hits a big lariat. Private Party trip up Angels in their corner and drag him to the post groin first. HFO now cutting the ring in half on Angels. Kassidy chokes Angels with his du rag. The ref tags it away, but Quen hands over his du rag, and Angels gets chokes out with that.
Private Party showing off some tag team offense as they continue to cut the ring in half. Private Party hold Angels for Hardy to fit a double axehandle followed up by a double suplex from Private Party, cover, but Angels kicks out at two. Hardy rocking Angels in the corner before whipping him to the opposite corner, cover but only a two count. Angels flips over a suplex and hits a enzuigiri. Kassidy tags in and cuts off Angels.
Quen trips up Angels and tries to drag him, but Angels counters it. Angels takes care of Kassidy and tags in Reynolds. Reynolds takes out Hardy and hits a back elbow, spinning back elbow then a dropkick on Kassidy. Cabana tags in, and Reynolds hits a tope suicida on Hardy. Cabana hits a second-rope moonsault on Private Party. He follows with a Boomb Boom Drop on Private Party. Angels tags himself in and hits a top rope crossbody, cover 1-2-no!
Angels trying to set up Reynolds, but Hardy drags him down on the apron. Cabana tries to take care of Hardy, but Private Party knock him down. Angels trying to take on Private Party alone. Angels drops Kassidy. Angels setting up Quen, but Hardy cuts him off. Private Party hit Gin and Juice for the win.
Winners: The Hardy Family Office (Isiah Kassidy, Marq Quen & Matt Hardy)
Hikaru Shida vs. Reka Tehaka
Neither Tehaka and Shida can get an advantage off the first lock up. Shida tries a shoulder tackle, but Tehaka is still up. Tekaha tries her own shoulder tackle, but Shida’s still up. The trade strikes, until Tehaka grabs Shida’s hair. Shida tries to escape, but Tehaka isn’t fazed.
Tehaka sets up Shida on the middle rope for a big boot, but Shida catches it and hits a knee on the hamstring. Shida sets up Tehaka on the apron for an outside knee strike. Shida going up top as she tries for a superplex. Tehaka blocks in and hits a pump kick.
Tehaka hits a strong double-hand chop for two. Shida baits Tehaka in the corner. Shida tries for a straight-jacket German but transitions into a step-up enzuigiri off the counter. Shida hits a brainbuster. Tehaka responds with a headbutt of the kick out.
Tehaka catches Shida with another headbutt. She hits a Samoan Drop for two. Shida counters with a crucfix pin for two. Shida hits the Tamashii then the Katana for the win.
Winner: Hikaru Shida
Eddie Kingston & Penta El Zero Miedo (w/Alex Abrahantes) vs. The Hybrid2 (Angelico & Jack Evans)
Kingston and Evans start off this tag match as the crowd is all behind Kingston. Evans does some break dancing, which confuses Kingston. Evans break dances away from the lock up. Kingston isn’t having it and calls on Angelico. Kingston does Angelico’s dance and another dance before hitting a thrust kick. Angelico and Penta tag in. Penta hits a Gamengiri, top rope crossbody, arm drag takedown then a tilt-whirl backbreaker.
A “Zero Miedo” chant breaks out as Kingston tags in. Penta hits a drop toehold, then a kick while Kingston holds onto Angelico followed up by a Gedo Clutch for two. Evans distracts the ref, and Angelico bites Kingston to break the side headlock. Angelico distracts the ref allowing Evans to get some extra shots in. Evans tags in. He goes up and hits a knee strike while Angelico hangs onto Kingston’s arm.
Evans hits a flurry of strikes followed up by a leg lariat for two. TH2 now cutting the ring in half on Kingston. Angelico twists up Kingston. Penta comes in and breaks up the hold. Evans tags in preventing a tag out. Kingston reverses an Irish whip and hits a ripcord side slam. Penta tags in and hits a slingblade on TH2. Penta hits a dropkick on Evans then monkey flips Angelico onto Evans.
Penta signaling for Fear Factor. Evans comes in for a corkscrew kick, but Penta dodges it and hits Made in Japan, cover, Angelico breaks it up. Kingston deals with Angelico. Penta going for Fear Factor, but Angelico breaks it up. TH2 hit a neckbreaker into backbreaker, Angelico hits a flatliner, Evans hits a standing Phoenix Splash, cover 1-2-no!
Kingston comes charging in, Angelico cuts him off while Evans goes up top. Kingston sends Angelico over the top. Penta avoids a 450 splash from Evans. Kingston hits a Saito Suplex setting up Penta for the Fear Factor for the win.
Winners: Eddie Kingston & Penta El Zero Miedo
– Kingston, Penta and Abrahantes celebrate with the crowd as the crowd chants “Zero Miedo” to close off another episode of Dark: Elevation.