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Thunder Rosa vs. Dream Girl Ellie

Rosa quickly tries for an ankle lock. Ellie escapes, but Rosa maintains control. She applies a guillotine chock, but Ellie reaches the ropes. Rosa hits a chop after the break and hits one more. Rosa hits a few arm drags then hits a delayed bodyslam followed up by a senton for a two count.

Ellie tries to fight back with body shots, but Rosa cuts her off and keeps up the pressure in the corner. Ellie responds with chops of her own, but Rosa fires up and hits more chops. Ellie gets a boot up in the corner and tries for a dive off the second rope, but Rosa meets her with a dropkick!

Ellie bounces off the ropes and catches Rosa with a sunset flip pin. Ellie tries for an arm drag, but Rosa pushes her off. She goes for a roll up, but Ellie kicks out at two, and Rosa applies a cross armbreaker. Ellie rolls up Rosa forcing her to kick out and break the hold. Rosa sets up Ellie in the corner.

Ellie dodges the back elbow, but she misses a corner lariat. Rosa hits a lariat, elevated double knee strike, running dropkick then a powerslam, cover 1-2-no! Rosa with a victory roll for two. Ellie gets a schoolgirl for two. Rosa catches Ellie in a Death Valley Driver and taps out Ellie with the Peruvian necktie.

Winner: Thunder Rosa

– Hardy tells production to kill the music and asks HFO if they’ve seen a bigger loser than Fuego Del Sol. He makes fun of Fuego for being so ugly, which is why he wears a mask. He says he will “DELETE” the idea of Fuego being an underdog. He says he will beat “loser number one” in Fuego, then “loser number two” tomorrow and “loser” Christian Cage on Wed.

Matt Hardy (w/ HFO) vs. Fuego Del Sol

Fuego goes at Hardy right away. He gets a quick pinning combination. He tries for a tornado DDT, but Hardy dumps him outside. Hardy smashes Fuego’s head on the turnbuckles and takes in all the boos. Hardy drops Fuego with a shoulder block for two as the crowd starts chanting, “Let’s go Fuego!”

Hardy applies a cravat. Fuego with a chinbuster to escape, but he runs into a Side Effect. Hardy sets up Fuego up top. Fuego cuts off Hardy. A headbutt staggers the two of them. Fuego with a top rope rana, cover 1-2-no! Hardy catches Fuego in a Twist of Fate. He applies The Leech, and Fuego taps out.

Winner: Matt Hardy

Riho vs. Amber Nova

Riho and Nova feel each other exchanging takedowns. Riho flips over a dropdown and hits a dropkick. Nova baits Riho into the corner and smashes Riho’s face on the top turnbuckle. Nova takes down Riho and applies a casual shoulder cover for two. Nova takes out her mechanic rag and throws it down on Riho.

Riho catches Nova in a schoolgirl roll up for two. Nova responds with a northern lights suplex, bridge for a two count. Nova applies an bridging inverted arm bar. Riho reaches the ropes to break the hold. Riho tries for a few back elbows, but Nova pushes Riho down and pins her. Riho bridges out and sets up Nova on the middle rope for a 619.

Riho baits Nova in the corner and hits her in the face. She hits a top-rope crossbody for two. Riho steps on Nova as she goes up top. She misses a double stomp and runs into a boot, Nova covers for a two count. Nova counters the ripcord into a northern lights suplex, cover 1-2-no! Riho goes up top and hits the stomp for the win.

Winner: Riho

– Dustin Rhodes and Lee Johnson are backstage. Dustin asks Johnson if he’s ready. Johnson assures he’s ready. Dustin tells Jungle Boy that Johnson is the future and the now. Johnson says this is the biggest match of his life. Dustin says Johnson will bring it to him.

Powerhouse Hobbs (w/Hook) vs. Baron Black

Black takes the fight to Hobbs. Hobbs catches a punch and hits a short-arm clothesline. Hobbs going to work on Black. Hobbs with a “squisher” in the corner. Black escapes the corner and hits a chop. Hobbs is staggered after another chop, but Hobbs catches Black with a spinebuster for the win.

Winner: Powerhouse Hobbs

Yuka Sakazaki vs. KiLynn King

King brushes Sakazaki away off the lock up. Sakazaki with a drop toehold to apply a side headlock. Sakazaki tries for a shoulder tackle, but King is unfazed. Sakazaki gets knocked down with a shoulder tackle as King hits a few arm drags. Sakazaki responds with an arm drag of her own sending King outside. King takes her time outside, and Sakazaki responds with a rolling senton on the outside! King follows up with a spin kick before sending her back in.

King on the apron as Sakazaki goes up top. King countered with an elbow as she hits a chokeslam on the apron! King pins Sakazaki in the ring and gets a two count. King hits a knee to the gut and sends Sakazaki to the corner to his a back elbow then a running uppercut for a two count. King applies a Dragon Sleeper. Sakazaki reaches the ropes to break the hold. Sakazaki fighting back with forearms. Sakazaki sends King to the corner and catches her in a Samoan Drop.

Sakazaki sends King to the corner and hits a Gamengiri then a spinning elbow off the second rope for a two count. Sakazaki going up top and hits a missle dropkick. Sakazaki rolls King through. King with the counter and hits a sideslam, cover 1-2-no! King sets up Sakazaki for a lariat for a two count. Sakazaki blocks a lariat and picks up King, spins around and drops her for a two count. Sakazaki going to the middle rope and hits the Magical Girl Splash for the win.

Winner: Yuka Sakazaki

– Max Caster rap highlights: “The Acclaimed, we only drop bombs. That’s why we better than Varsity Blondes. Billy what happened to Colten. He’s so ugly you should’ve worn a Trojan… You about to get swept like the Miami Heat.”

The Acclaimed (Anthony Bowens & Max Caster) & Chaos Project (Luther & Serpentico) vs. Gunn Club (Billy Gunn & Colten Gunn) & Varsity Blonds (Brian Pillman Jr. & Griff Garrison) (w/Julia Hart)

Pillman and Bowens feel each other out to start. Pillman does take too kindly to Bowens’ trash talk, and he drops him and tags in Garrison. Colten and Billy get some action in as the crowd goes crazy for Billy, and he gives them a “suck it!” Serpentico tags in and runs into Billy. Billy hits a sideslam and tags in Colten, and Billy bodyslams Colten onto Serpentico, cover. Luther tries to break the pin, but he hits Serpentico.

Colten and Garrison repeat this as Caster gets dropped. Bowens doesn’t hit Serpentico, but Pillman drops him. Serpentico sees an opening and stuns Pillman and tags in Caster. Caster goes to work on Pillman. Bowens blind tags in and hits an elbow drop off the backbreaker bridge from Caster for a two count. Luther tags in and keeps up the pressure on Pillman. Serpentico tags in as Luther assists him for the Swanton Bomb, and Serpentico stumbles into a pin for two.

Serpentico keeping up the pressure as he tells Billy to “suck it”. Pillman finds an opening and cuts off The Acclaimed. Colten tags in as he drops The Acclaimed. Garrison and Colten each hit splashes on opposite corners. Colten with a dropkick on Luther then a tilt-a-whirl slam on Serpentico. Pillman and Luther tag in. Billy runs in and then slides out as Pillman blind tags in and hits a flying lariat for the win.

Winners: Gunn Club (Billy Gunn & Colten Gunn) & Varsity Blonds (Brian Pillman Jr. & Griff Garrison)

Post-match: Caster takes the mic and asks the crowd if he wants him to freestyle on the Varsity Blondes. Bowens says he has a better idea. He says they want a shot at the AEW Tag Team Titles. He notes they are #3 and Varsity Blondes are #2. Bowens says they can come in and fight now or “Eiffel Tower” in the back with Julia Hart. Varsity Blondes charge in, and The Acclaimed run off.

Brian Cage vs. Alan “5” Angels

Angels uses his quickness to evade Cage. Cage is too strong as he gets off a back elbow / boot combo. Angels flips over a German Suplex and takes it to Cage. He goes up top and hits elevates punches. He back flips away and hits a dropkick sending Cage to the ramp. Angels goes up top. Cage catches him and throws him back in the ring. Cage looks to superplex Angels back in the ring from the apron, and he does so.

Angels with a boot in the corner, but Cage responds with a series of lariats. Angels escapes the corner off the hammer throw. He hits a combination of strikes, but Cage is still standing. Cage misses a strike in the corner and lariat takes him down. Angels sets up Cage on the middle rope and hits It’s Gonna Suck followed up by a moonsault, cover 1-2-no! Angels tries for a Wing Clipper, but Cage counters and hits a backbreaker off his knee then a Drill Claw for the win.

Winner: Brian Cage

– Jungle Boy and Luchasaurus are backstage. Jungle Boy notes he’s the first AEW to win 50 matches. He says he’ll be facing a good wrestler in Lee Johnson, but he’ll win tonight.

Leyla Hirsch vs. Kelsey Heather

Hirsch with a takedown. She looks for an armbar, but Heather goes to the ropes. Hirsch goes for another submission, but Heather goes to the ropes again. Heather pressures Hirsch in the corner. Hirsch dodges the pump kick and hits a German Suplex, a boot and taps out Heather with the cross armbreaker.

Winner: Leyla Hirsch

– Ethan Page joins commentary.

Scorpio Sky vs. Shawn Dean

Sky asserts control early on. Dean with a shoulder tackle then a series of arm drags followed up by a dropkick. Sky retreats under the ropes to slow things down. Dean with an elbow on the apron. Sky with a STO as Dean gets back in the ring. Sky with wrist control as Dean tries to fight out.

Dean does fight out as he stuns Sky with a punch then a few lariats. Sky catches Sky, salutes and hits the DDT. Dean hits a corner dropkick, cover 1-2-no! Dean with a roll up for two. Sky cuts off Dean with a knee lift, but Dean catches Sky and tries for a backslide. Sky catches Dean with the TKO for the win.

Winner: Scorpio Sky

– Mark Sterling and Jade Cargill are at the podium. Sterling makes an announcement in regards to Cargill’s contract in terms of exclusivity. Sterling notes Cargill can take other opportunities in modeling, films etc. and hopes to make Cargill a big star outside of wrestling but assures that she is still focused on AEW. She tells us “peasants” that she’s going Hollywood and no one can tell her what to do because she’s “destined for greatness” and that she is “that b**ch.”

Tay Conti vs. Labrava

Conti with a quick pump kick then a few judo throws. She hits another pump kick sending Labrava outside. Labrava on tries to walk out, but Conti sends her back to the ring. Conti sets up Labrava on the middle rope and applies a single-leg crab until the count of 4. Labrava slams Conti on the middle rope and gets some offense in.

Labrava hits a running uppercut, but Conti responds with a back elbow. She slams Labrava on the corner and hits a few elbows followed up by a few lariats. Conti hits a ripcord knee to the midsection. She dodges Labrava in the corner and hits a punch. She hits a pump kick sending Labrava to the corner then two running boots. She hits the Tay-KO for the win.

Winner: Tay Conti

Jungle Boy (w/Luchasaurus) vs. Lee Johnson (w/Dustin Rhodes)

A show of sportsmanship to start off as Jungle Boy and Johnson feel each other out going counter for counter. The two continue to go back and forth until Jungle Boy hits an arm drag then a dropkick. Jungle Boy looking to keep the pressure on Johnson as he applies a side headlock off a shoulder block. Johnson gets a boot up in the corner. He leaps out of he corner and hits a few lariats, a back elbow then a neckbreaker.

Johnson hits a chop then hammer throws Jungle Boy. Jungle Boy fires up and bounces off the ropes and hits a big lariat. Johnson drops down from a suplex and hits an uppercut. Jungle Boy follows him in and hits a forearm. Jungle Boy hits a back elbow while Johnson is on the apron then a running huricanranna while leaping over the top rope! Johnson gains back the momentum. Jungle Boy counters Johnson in the corner.

Johnson catches Jungle Boy in a torture rack, turns him over and spins him around, he does a deadlift and tries again, but Jungle Boy catches him with a tornado DDT! Johnson then counters Jungle Boy in the corner and hits a Blue Thunder Bomb! Jungle Boy with a double arm suplex in the corner, German Suplex for a two count. Jungle Boy sets up Johnson up top and hits an enzuigiri. Jungle Boy gets him in a tree of woe and hits a dropkick, 1-2-no!

Johnson counters a pumphandle into an inside cradle for two. He follows up with a DVD, superkick, cover, but Jungle Boy kicks out at two! Johnson punching himself to get himself pumped. Jungle Boy escaping a suplex and hits a brainbuster. Jungle Boy hits a DVD of his own, cover, but Johnson kicks out at two! Jungle Boy misses the lariat as Johnson and Jungle Boy trade pinfall attempts. Jungle Boy slides through and gets rana pin for the win.

Winner: Jungle Boy

– Hype video for Miro.

Red Velvet vs. Leila Grey

A fast start as Grey runs over lariat, but Red Velvet responds with a leg lariat. Red Velvet on the apron as she hits an axe kick then a split thrust kick for two. Grey counters Red Velvet in the corner and keeps the pressure on her. Grey with a snapmare into a dropkick for a two count.

Red Velvet and Grey trade forearm shots. Red Velvet bounces off the ropes and hits a few lariats. She sets up Grey on the middle rope for a double knee strike. She hits a standing moonsault for two. Red Velvet ducks a few strikes. She hits one of her own then the Chef’s Kiss for the win.

Winner: Red Velvet

– Jora Johl is backstage and says after time to think about it, he will accept Matt Hardy’s offer to join HFO. He says he is doing so to fulfill his dream. He says he wants to be a role model and that starts with his first time in front of an AEW crowd.

Chuck Taylor, Orange Cassidy & Wheeler Yuta vs. Private Party (Isiah Kassidy & Marq Quen) & Jora Johl

Kassidy and Chuck start off this trios match as Taylor gets the upperhand early on. Johl tags in after getting bodyslammed. Private Party are insistent that Johl wear the Giannis jersey. He takes too long, and Quen tags in along with Yuta. Yuta flipos over a suplex and bounces off the middle rope to hit an arm drag. Yuta using his quickness to catches Quen with a dropkick. Kassidy holds the ropes down sending Yuta outside, and Quen hits a tope con hiro with the assist from Kassidy on the ropes.

Kassidy tags in and cuts the ring in half on Kassidy. Quen taking advantage of the referee distraction as Johl wants to tag in, but Private Party ignore him as they keep the pressure on Yuta. Yuta with a reverse atomic drop then an enzuigiri. Kassidy throws a du rag to distract the ref and keep Yuta in their corner. Yuta with a boot on each member of Private Party then a single-leg dropkick on Private Party.

Johl tags in and takes off the Giannis jersey. Orange tags in as Johl stares him down. They exchange standing switches endlessly. Taylor blind tags in as Orange pushes Johl into a running knee from Chuck. Orange hits a top suicida on Private Party. Yuta tags in and hits a top rope splash, cover, but Kassidy breaks it up. Private Party hit Silly String as Kassidy throws Johl on for the cover, but Chuck breaks it up and hits a plancha on Kassidy. Quen holds Yuta on the ropes. Johl doesn’t oblige, and Orange hits the Orange Punch. Yuta with a backslide crucifix pin for the win.

Winners: Chuck Taylor, Orange Cassidy & Wheeler Yuta

– Post-match: The trio and Kris Statlander give the people what they want as Private Party scold Johl for losing.

Hikaru Shida vs. Julia Hart (w/Brian Pillman Jr. & Griff Garrison)

Shida and Hart with a test of strength to start out as Hart uses her flexibility to catch Shida with an arm drag. Shida blocks an arm drag , ducks a lariat and hits a dropkick. Shida sets up Hart on the apron to hit a running knee. Back in the ring as Hart tries a body punch, but Shida responds with a knee lift the a running knee in the corner.

Shida tells Hart to go at her. Hart fires in a flurry of strikes, but Shida hits one forearm to stun her. Hart grabs wrist control and hits a few kicks followed up by a lariat. Hart hits a handspring lariat then a running back elbow. Hart with a split leg drop into a pin for two. Hart hits a lariat and tries for a bulldog. Shida pushes off, but Hart gets off a schoolgirl for two.

Shida picks up Hart and drops her on the turnbuckle. Shida with a sitout pin for two. Hart blocks a suplex and hits a kick. She ducks an enzuigiri and hits another kick. Shida catches a kick and drops Hart on her knee. Shida applies the Full Metal Muffler and taps out Hart.

Winner: Hikaru Shida

Angelico (w/ HFO) vs. Darby Allin (w/ Sting)

Darby locks up Angelico into the corner and offers a clean break. Roman knuckle hold as Angelico transitions into a side headlock. he hits a shoulder tackle off the push off. Darby using his quickness to go around Angelico and gets off a deep arm drag. Angelico sends Darby to the corner and hits a hammer throw, but Darby goes back to the deep arm drag. Angelico rises up and tries for a hip toss. Darby uses the ropes to escape, but he lands badly on his knee, and Angelico takes advantage.

Angelico now setting his focus on Darby’s knee. He mocks Sting as he applies a bow and arrow. Darby counters and transitions into a Fujiwara armbar. Darby hangs onto the other arm, but Angelico uses his leg to break the hold. HFO attend to Angelico, but Darby keeps the pressure up. Angelico catches Darby with a high kick. He looks for a Texas Cloverleaf, but he instead swings him and applies a variation of the figure-four using his arms.

Darby grabs the ropes to force a break. Angelico keeps the pressure up in the corner. Darby with a boot, but Angelico kicks him right at the knee. Darby set up up top. Angelico going for a superplex, but Darby fights it off using finger manipulation. He pushes off Angelico and leaps off for a sunset flip for two. They trade flash pins for two counts each. Darby, hobbling, tries for a hammer throw. Angelico cuts him off. Darby flips over for a Stunner! Darby going up for the Coffin Drop, and he gets it for the win.

Winner: Darby Allin.

– Post-match: HFO and Sting stare each other down. Christian Cage runs down and goes at Hardy. Sting and Darby deal with Private Party. Stinger Splash on Private Party in opposite corners. Ethan Page and Scorpio Sky come out and stare down Darby and Sting.

Sting grabs a mic and woos. He says it’s great to be back in Miami, especially with Darby. A “Darby” chant breaks out. “AEW wins again.” The crowd chants “AEW”. Darby tells Page that the first ever coffin match in AEW will be his pleasure as that closes out tonight’s episode of Elevation.

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