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– Alex Marvez is backstage with the Varsity Blondes and Julia Hart. Marvez asks Brian Pillman Jr. about his confrontation with Miro on Dynamite. He says Miro found out that if he puts his hands on his friends, family and team, he’ll find out who Brian Pillman Jr. is. He says he’ll be going up against Bear Bronson tonight, but he’ll be seeing Miro in front of him tonight.

– Excalibur and Taz welcome us to another episode of AEW Dark. Taz is excited for Team Taz in action. Excalibur can’t wait to hear from Ricky Starks to talk about Brian Cage.

– Jake “The Snake” Roberts joins commentary.

Lance Archer vs. Rex Lawless

Archer walks out from the entrance ramp and attacks Lawless as Justin Roberts hurries his intro. Lawless tries a splash to slow Archer’s momentum, but Archer over powers him. Archer sets up Lawless up top and lariats him from behind. Lawless hits a chop, but Archer responds with a pop-up slam. Archer sets up Lawless up top for the Blackout, and he hits it for the win.

Winner: Lance Archer

– Ricky Starks now joins commentary to kick off the “show within a show, AEW Starks”.

Brian Pillman Jr. (w/ Julia Hart) vs. Bear Bronson

Pillman tries a shoulder block off the kick off the side headlock, but Bronson stands his ground. They each miss an elbow drop as Pillman hits a few kicks. Bronson catches a kick and gouges Pillman’s eyes. Pillman sends Bronson outside and hits a diving dropkick! Bronson counters Pillman’s sunset flip attempt and sits on him. Bronson now hitting some clubbing blows in the corner.

Pillman escapes a splash in the corner and lays in some right hands. He hits a few chops then an uppercut, and he follows up with an elbow strike into a bodyslam. Pillman bounces off the corner and hits a crossbody for two. Bronson going for a lawn dart, but Pillman counters it. He goes over the tope rope and hits a springboard clothesline for the win.

Winner: Brian Pillman Jr.

Brian Cage vs. Chandler Hopkins

Hopkins charges in, but Cage picks him up. Hopkins escapes and takes it Cage sending him to the corner. Cage counters Hopkins’ corner charge with an Uranage. Hopkins tries for a handspring, but Cage catches him and hits a German suplex. Cage lights up Hopkins in the corner. Hopkins elevates over the corner and he springboards off the corner to hit a Stunner.

Cage catches another springboard, but Hopkins counters. Cage counters that counter and throws Hopkins aside. Hopkins flips over a German suplex and hits a big kick. He follows up with a hook kick. Hopkins ducks a discus lariat and hits a handspring kick, cover, and Cage kicks out at two as Taz is livid on commentary. Hopkins charges in the corner, and Cage throws him over to the outside!

Cage tries to suplex Hopkins back in, but Hopkins counters and sets Cage up on the ropes for a sliding German suplex. Hopkins rolls back in, but Cage catches him and hits a F5, cover 1-2-and Hopkins as a foot on the ropes. Hopkins escapes a Drill Claw, but he runs into a powerbomb. Cage hits a flatliner variation for the win.

Winner: Brian Cage

Post-match: Cage stares down commentary, specifically Ricky Starks. Starks notes he has a neck injury, but Cage makes his way to commentary, and Starks runs away. Taz insists everything’s fine as we go to our next match.

Diamante vs. Ashley D’Amboise

The bell rings and Diamante charges in at D’Amboise. D’Amboise gets a back elbow up in the opposite corner, but Diamante catches her with a double arm suplex. Diamante follows with a corner dropkick for two. Diamante goes through D’Amboise to hit a Russian leg sweep. Diamante sets up a nerve hold submission, and D’Amboise taps out, but Diamante continues the beat down on D’Amboise post match until the referee holds her back.

Winner: Diamante

Colt Cabana vs. Kit Sackett

Sackett charges in right as the bell rings, but Cabana drops him with a cross chop. Cabana goes to work on Sackett on the outside before quickly bringing him back in. Sackett hits a dropkick, but Cabana gets the boots up in the corner and hits the Superman pin for the win.

Winner: Colt Cabana

Chuck Taylor (w/ All His Best Friends) vs. Dan Barry

Barry and Taylor enjoy the moment with referee Bryce Remsburg. The feelgood moment is cut short when Barry kicks Taylor in the gut. Taylor sent over the top and is dropped outside. Barry hits an Asahi moonsault! Barry sends Taylor back in to set up for a stalling senton for two. Barry stretches out Taylor’s shoulder. Taylor rises up and htis a few body shots.

Barry responds with one of his own, but Taylor counters a whip with Soul Food followed up by a big boot. Taylor sets up Barry in the corner. He misses a spear but hits a rising knee strike. Taylor misses the top rope moonsault. Barry goes up and misses his own moonsault. Taylor hits a spike piledriver and follows with a stalling jumping piledriver for the win.

Winner: Chuck Taylor

– Post-match: Taylor not too happy with the end of the match wondering what will become of his interview show with Barry. Best Friends, Kris Statlander and Orange Cassidy give the people what they want!

Abadon vs. Ashley Vox

Abadon mirror’s Vox’s movements. Vox tries a roll up, but Abadon is unfazed. Vox escapes a double arm chokeslam and hits a strike. Abadon is unfazed and bites on Vox’s finger! She follows up with a German suplex. She counters a boot attempt with a backbreaker. Vox escapes a low DDT with a enzuigiri, but Abadon is again unfazed and hits a leg hook DDT for the win.

Winner: Abadon

Griff Garrison (w/ Brian Pillman Jr. & Julia Hart) vs. Marko Stunt

A show of sportsmanship to start as Garrison sends Stunt to the corner and takes his hat. Stunt stomps on Garrison’s foot and takes his hat back. Stunt trips up Garrison and hits a springboard crossbody. He hits an overhand chop, but Garrison is getting fired up. Stunt escapes the corner and ranas Garrison outside and hits a tope suicida, and he follows up with another!

He goes for one more, but Garrison catches him and F5’s him on the apron, cover, but Stunt kicks out at two. Stunt hits a body shot, but Garrison picks him and bodyslams him. Garrison misses a corner splash. Stunt hits a Gamengiri and then a top rope elbow drop. He hits a huricanranna for a two count. Stunt tries for a Sliced Bread, but Garrison pushes off and hits a rolling elbow for the win.

Winner: Griff Garrison

The Bunny (w/ The Blade) vs. Reka Tehaka

The Bunny goes at Tekaha right away with an elbow strike. Bunny follows up with a chop and stomp then a running knee lift as she laughs and skips around the ring. Bunny slams Tehaka in the corner and pressures her in the corner. She hits a sliding forearm as she laughs to the camera.

Bunny stomps on Tehaka on the ropes. Blade yells, “She’s the best in the game!” Tehaka catches Bunny with a few headbutts as she gets fired up. Bunny brushes off the monkey flip and hits a thrust kick. Bunny sends Tehaka Down The Rabbit Hole for the win.

Winner: The Bunny

Stu Grayson vs. Serpentico (w/ Luther)

Serpentico rolls outside right as the bell rings. Grayson tries to follow him, but Serpentico goes back to the ring. Grayson tries to go back, but Luther trips him up leaving an opening for Serpentico. Serpentico hits a DDT, cover 1-2-no! Serpentico keeping the pressure on Grayson. Grayson hits a few chops, but Serpentico cuts him off with a kick to the cut as he keeps the pressure on Grayson.

Luther pulls on Grayson’s beard as Serpentico is pulled away from the ropes. Luther yells, “That’s why we win! We’re winners!” Serpentico elevates over the corner and hits dropkick. Serpentico points out Luther and hits Mongolian chop. Grayson tells Serpentico to bring it. Serpentico chops Grayson a few times, but Grayson is not fazed as Luther keeps yelling, “Again!”

Serpentico hits a thrust kick then a facebuster. Serpentico goes up top and misses a stomp and runs into a running knee strike. Grayson lifts up Serpentico, but Serpentico gouges Grayson’s eyes and rolls him up for two. Grayson catches Serpentico and hits a powerslam as he still as trouble with his eye sight. Serpentico stuns Grayson on the ropes.

Serpentico gives a thumbs up / thumbs down gesture, but Grayons blocks Serpentico and sweeps his legs and then hits an over the rope senton! Grayson stares down Luther before going back to the ring. Serpentico with a victory roll cover for two. Grayson going back on the offensive as he hits an Uranage and a flurry of strikes before hitting a plancha on Luther! Grayson hits Night Fall on Serpentico for the win.

Winner: Stu Grayson

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