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– Excalibur and Taz welcome us to a “casual Tuesday” edition of Dark. Taz hypes up the Team Taz involvement in tonight’s episode as he and Excalibur take it to Justin Roberts for our first match of the night at Daily’s Place.

Matt Hardy (w/ HFO) vs. Jah-C

Hardy asks Jah-C if he’s sure if he wants to fight him. Jah-C does, but Hardy gains control off the lock up. Jah-C matches Hardy and gets Hardy in a hammerlock, which Hardy reverses. Jah-C reaches the ropes. Hardy breaks the hold  but dumps Jah-C outside. Hardy with a baseball slide dropkick through the ropes as HFO distracted Jah-C. Hardy squeezes Jah-C’s face and shows it to the camera.

Hardy mocks the crowd. Jah-C finds an opening and hits a few single-leg dropkicks then an elbow drop for two. Hardy hits a few body shots. Jah-C flips over a suplex but runs into a Side Effect. Hardy stares in disgust at Jah-C and hits another Side Effect followed up by clubbing blows. Hardy taps out Jah-C with a The Leech for the win.

Winner: Matt Hardy

– Post-match: Hardy instructs Jora Johl, who was sitting at ringside, to get him a towel. Hardy instructs Johl to towel him down, and Johl does so reluctantly. HFO raise their hands in celebration as Hardy approves of Johl’s labor.

Brian Cage vs. Foxx Vinyer

Vinyer charges in with an uppercut, but Cage is still standing. Vinyer floats over the corner. Cage hits a back elbow, but Vinyer cuts off the body drop attempt. Cage gets Vinyer in a torture rack and hits a neckbreaker. Cage hits a few corner tackles then a chop. He followes up with a hammer throw. He catches Vinyer on the float over attempt.

Vinyer escapes and hits a series of uppercuts. Vinyer ducks a lariat, but Cage hits the second. He plants Vinyer for a two count. Cage hits a hammerlock DDT then a Drill Claw for the win.

Winner: Brian Cage

– Max Caster rap highlights: “We are The Accalimed… we about to send you to basic training. Write you off like a tax deduction, y’all never found weapons of mass destruction.”

The Acclaimed (Anthony Bowens & Max Caster) vs. Derek Pisaturo & Roman Rozell

A bit of a feeling out to start out between Caster and Rozell. Caster with a chop then a top wristlock to gain control as Bowens tags in. Bowens hits a flurry of back elbows on the back of Rozell’s head. Rozell finds an opening and tags in Pisaturo. They salute and hit stereo back elbows. Pisaturo hits a gutwrench side slam for two. Bowens catches Pisaturo with a low kick then hits an Olympic slam.

Caster tags in. Caster with the trip then Bowens hits a dropkick as Pisaturo rolls outside. Caster slams Pisaturo on the apron. The Acclaimed cut the ring in half on Pisaturo. Pisaturo with a knee to the face allowing him to tag in Rozell. Rozell takes out The Acclaimed. The Acclaimed use some misdirection to hit a neckbreaker on Rozell. Caster drops Pisaturo with a gutwrench backdrop. Bowens sets up Caster for the Mic Drop for the win.

Winners: The Acclaimed (Anthony Bowens & Max Caster)

– Diamante is backstage saying it’s been an eventful year for her. She wonders what everyone else has been doing. She calls out Big Swole and says she doesn’t want to be someone’s sidekick.

Diamante vs. Harlow O’Hara

Diamante sends O’Hara to the corner off the lock up and gets off an arm drag. O’Hara escapes, but Diamante hits a dropkick and tries for a few quick pins. Diamante with a few back elbows followed up by a lariat. Diamante hits a flurry of forearm smashes in the corner. O’Hara catches Diamante with a right hand and does to work in the corner.

O’Hara exposes the knee, but Diamante evades, trips up O’Hara and hits a leaping dropkick for two. O’Hara blocks the Sliced Bread. Diamante hits a Russian leg sweep then a dive for two. She gets off a standing Sliced Bread and taps out O’Hara with a half straight jacked submission.

Winner: Diamante

– Scorpio Sky joins commentary.

Ethan Page vs. Ryan Mantell

Page with a kick to the gut then a right hand as he shakes his hips. Mantell gets time to hit a chop and a flurry of offense. Page floats out of the corner and runs through Mantell with a shoulder block. Page lights up Mantell with body shots as he continues to target the mid-section.

Page hits a back elbow to the back of the head. Mantell escapes a suplex and hits a dropkick sending Page to the corner. Mantell lights up Page, but Page reverses a hammer throw. Page slams Mantell off the second rope. Page hits the Ego’s Edge for the win as Sky celebrates on commentary.

Winner: Ethan Page

– Back to just Excalibur and Taz on commentary.

Sahara Seven vs. Big Swole

Swole with the early advantage with the snapmare / kick to the back combo. Swole with the hammer throw, but Seven escapes the corner and hits a splash. Seven follows with a hip attack then a running uppercut, cover, but Swole kicks out at one. Seven rains in forearms not allowing Swole room to breathe. Swole with palm strikes, but Seven responds with knee strikes.

Swole responds with a clap to the ears. Seven with another knee strike, but Swole hits a knee of her own then a DDT. Swole hits a series of cross chops. She misses a boot, but she trips up Seven. She hits a few boots then applies the Clearwater Cloverleaf and taps out Seven.

Winner: Big Swole

– Post-match: Swole grabs a mic. “They say time is money so allow me to save some of AEW’s time.” Swole addresses Diamante’s comments and says she’s a “trick ass mark.” She says she can’t list her own accolades without tearing someone down. “Why don’t you be All Elite first.” She ends saying, “Keep my name out of your mouth or my foot will be in your ass.”

Dante Martin vs. RSP

Martin takes the fight to RSP right away. Martin using his quickness to evade RSP and hits a shotgun dropkick for two. Martin keeps the pressure on RSP, but RSP cuts off Martin and elevates him and kicks him right on the back. RSP uppercuts Martin to the corner. RSP picking Martin apart. He lands some heavy elbows, splash in the corner then tosses him across the ring.

RSP mocks Martin with some cocky kicks. RSP sends Martin to the corner and keeps the pressure on him. He hits another splash. Martin flips over a suplex and hits a diving crossbody. Martin ducks a lariat and hits a cross chop then a dropkick. RSP blocks a hammer throw and sends Martin outside. Martin hits an enzuigiri and hits a double springboard moonsault, cover 1-2-no!

Martin hits an uppercut and hits a forearm. He gets a victory roll cover for two. Martin with a big strike, cover 1-2-and RSP grabs the ropes. RSP catches Martin with an enzuigiri. RSP going up top as he walks the ropes to hit a frog splash, cover 1-2-no! RSP looking to go up top again. He tries for a senton, but Martin rolls out of the way. RSP with a back elbow. He goes to the second rope, but Martin hits a huricanranna then a flip over Stunner for the win.

Winner: Dante Martin

Dark Order (Evil Uno & Stu Grayson) (w/ -1) vs. Papadon & Sean Maluta

Uno and Maluta start things off as Uno shows off his power. Maluta not happy with the clean break and goes for a chop, but Uno responds with one of his won. Maluta with a kick to the mid-section, but Uno takes him down and stomps on his fingers. Papadon and Grayson tag in. Grayson lights up Papadon. Papadon avoids the back body drop, but Grayson hits a huricanranna. Papadon creates some distance and hits a second-rope uppercut.

Uno blind tags in and catches Papadon off the leap frog attempt and hits a German suplex. Uno with a big boot off the Grayson tag sends Papadon on the apron. Grayson hits a floating senton. Maluta tries to interfere, but Grayson drops him. Uno tags in and rakes the back. Uno boxes the ears off the elbow. Maluta grabs Uno’s boots allowing Papadon to send Uno outside. He hits a chop and sends Uno back in and tags in Maluta.

Maluta keeping the pressure up. Uno with a headbutt, but Maluta hits one of his own. Papadon tags in and continues to cut the ring in half. Papadon with a back drop for a two count. Maluta tags in. Uno shoves Papadon and avoids a frog splash. Uno tags in Grayson. Grayson hits a crossbody on Maluta. He hits a few cross chops then a forearm to send Papadon outside. Maluta dropped by a belly-to-belly. Papadon dropped with a Uranage. Dark Order hit a pop-up powerbomb on Maluta then a PK / piledriver combo on Papadon for the win.

Winners: Dark Order (Evil Uno & Stu Grayson)

Ryan Nemeth (w/ The Wingmen) vs. Marcus Kross

Nemeth gets off a takedown and awards himself points. He gets another takedown and gives himself more points. Kross uses his speed and catches Nemeth with a dropkick then an elbow drop for two. Peter Avalon hangs onto Nemeth, then Drake hangs onto Kross. Nemeth sends Kross outside, and The Wingmen try to ruin Kross’ hair while Nemeth distracts the ref. Nemeth with a strong hammer throw followed up by a corner spear.

Nemeth applies a hammerlock and does a handstand. Nemeth grabs the hair and the ref forces him to break the hold. Nemeth hits a back suplex and applies a side headlock. Kross escapes with a jawbreaker as he has wrist control and hits a few kicks to the chest followed up by a corkscrew kick for two. Kross tries for a Kamehameha, but Nemeth dodges it and hits the Rude Awakening for the win.

Winner: Ryan Nemeth

Penelope Ford vs. Robyn Renegade

Ford and Renegade lock up in the corner as Ford sneaks in a chop after the break. Ford slams Renegade into the corner. Renegade reverses a hammer throw and hits a lariat. Ford meets her with a pump kick, cover but only a two count. Ford uses her shin to choke Renegade while protesting the count. Ford chokes out Renegade on the ropes until the end of the five count. Ford slams Renegade neck first on the middle rope for a two count.

Ford stomps on Renegade. Renegade with a forearm, but Ford responds with one of her own. Renegade escapes a fireman’s carry and hits a backbreaker then a lariat. Renegade tries to fire herself up as she hits a double knee strike in the corner. She talks trash in front of her and gets caught in a victory roll for two. Ford hits a lariat as Ford and Renegade exchange strikes. Ford catches Renegade in a fireman’s carry and hits a gutbuster for the win.

Winner: Penelope Ford

– In a promo filmed earlier in the night, Matt Hardy talks about his history with Christian Cage and how he’ll complete the hat trick and beat Christian. Hardy says he’ll deny Christian his moment because he didn’t get his moment because of the pandemic. He says Christian won’t just walk in after all the hard work he’s done. He says tomorrow will be his moment not Christian’s moment. “If you cross Big Money Matt, you will pay.” He says he’ll send Christian back in a home. “The truth is the truth.”

Frankie Kazarian vs. Austin Green (w/ The Diamond Sheik)

Kazarian goes at Green right away. Green showing off his power blocking the hammer throw, but Kazarian still in control as he hits a dropkick off the second rope. Green catches Kazarian with a huge chokeslam! Green chokes out Kazarian in the corner forcing a break. Green with a double open hand chop. Green hits a suplex as Diamond Sheik shows his approval. Kazarian tries to create some distance, but Green cuts him down.

Green hits a side slam for a two count. Kazarian baits Green in the corner. Kazarian with a few big right hands. Sheik cuts off Kazarian. Kazarian blocks a punch and drags Green’s arm on the ropes. Kazarian floats back in the ring and runs through Green. Kazarian locks in the crossface chicken wing and taps out Green.

Winner: Frankie Kazarian

Lee Johnson & Brock Anderson (w/ Dustin Rhodes & Arn Anderson) vs. Mark Davidson & Aaron Frye

Johnson and Frye start this tag match off. Frye with a quick kick the gut as Frye talks some trash. Johnson showing off his quickness as he goes around Frye and catches him with a dropkick followed up by an arm drag. Anderson tags in, and they hit stereo back elbows. Anderson hits an elbow drop for a one count. Anderson applies a side headlock and tags in Frye. Davidson with a kick to the back distracts Johnson allowing Frye to hit a lariat.

Davidson tags in and goes on the offensive. Davidson with a splash as Frye tags in and applies a headlock to keep Johnson grounded. Johnson escapes but eats an elbow. Johnson with a back elbow on Davidson as he escapes Frye to tag in Anderson. Anderson drops Davidson and goes to work on Frye. Anderson rocks Frye in the corner and follows up with a back body drop.

Anderson sends Davidson to the outside. Anderson hits a gutwrench slam, cover 1-2-Davidson breaks it up. Johnson sends Frye into Davidson as they crash outside. Johnson planchas on both men! Johnson sends Frye back inside. Johnson with a superkick, Anderson hits a spinebuster for the win.

Winners: Lee Johnson & Brock Anderson

– Wheeler Yuta is backstage and says he likes to find openings in his opponents. He says Angelico’s weakness is his arrogance. He noted he beat Ryan Nemeth before and tells Angelico to watch out.

Julia Hart (w/ Varsity Blonds) vs. Madi Wrenkowski

Wrenkowski sends Hart to the corner on the lock up. Wrenkowski offers a clean break. They lock up again as they exchange holds. Hart using her athleticism, but Wrenkowski matches it and applies a side headlock. Wrenkowski with a shoulder block, but Hart with a leap frog then a hip toss. Wrenkowski evades Hart in the corner, but Hart gets the boots up and hits a dropkick, cover but only a two count.

Wrenkowski catches Hart with a knee lift. Wrenkowski dumps Hart on the top rope. Wrenkowski lays Hart across the rope and clubs and applies a Dragon Sleeper using up the five count, cover but only a two count. Hart escapes a Dragon Sleeper. Hart and Wrenkowski trade strikes. Hart with a flurry of lariats. She hits a kick and sends Wrenkowski to the corner and handsprings into a lariat. She hits a lariat then a split into a bulldog followed up by a standing moonsault, cover 1-2-no! Hart hits a thrust kick then a split for the win.

Winner: Julia Hart

The Blade (w/ HFO) vs. Jake Tucker

Hardy gives Blade a pep talk. Blade tells Tucker to go at him as Tucker dances. Tucker trying to psyche out Blade, but Blade isn’t fazed and tells Tucker to hit him. Tucker does so as Blade laughs and tells him to really hit him. Tucker with another right hands, but Blade is still up and tells him to go at him. Tucker hits a dropkick and lands a flurry of strikes. Blade hits a boot to the mid-section and lays out Tucker on the top rope. Blade hits a Doctor Bomb for the win.

Winner: The Blade

– Dasha is with Angelico and Jack Evans outside of their trailer. Angelico wonders if anyone has ever seen Wheeler Yuta. Evans notes he ran into him last week. Angelico wonders if anyone knows Yuta. Evans points out that he’s one of the hottest prospects in pro wrestling. Angelico wonders if Yuta knows any submission moves. Evans says Yuta has a strong technical prowess. Angelico says all that doesn’t matter, and he’ll win tonight.

Private Party (w/ Matt Hardy) vs. Joeasa & Deonn Rusman

Private Party get the action going early. Isiah Kassidy caught with a neckbreaker, Marq Quen dropped with a powerslam. Joeasa covers Kassidy for a two count. Quen trips up Joeasa as Kassidy gets the ref’s attention. Private Party go to work on Joeasa and cut the ring in half on him. Quen takes out a du rag. The ref stops him allowing Kassidy to take some extra shots, and the ref stops Rusman from entering.

Friendly fire from Private Party as Rusman tags in and goes to work on Quen. Rusman with a spin out into a powerbomb. Rusman crashes into the corner. Kassidy tags in as Quen drops Joeasa. Quen with a boot then stereo corkscrew kicks for the win for Private Party.

Winners: Private Party

Powerhouse Hobbs vs. Travis Titan

Titan is jawing with the crowd, and Hobbs comes in for a sneak attack. Hobbs slams Titan on the corner post. Hobbs sends Titan back in the ring officially starting the match. Hobbs hits a spinebuster for the win.

Winner: Powerhouse Hobbs

Gunn Club (Billy & Colten Gunn) vs. The Wingmen (Cezar Bononi & JD Drake) (w/ Peter Avalon & Ryan Nemeth)

The Wingmen go at Gunn Club right away. Gunn Club drop them outside. Gunn Club taking to The Wingmen. Billy and Drake officially start this match as Billy lays out Drake with a right hand. Colten tags in and gets an assist from his dad to drop Drake. Colten ducks a boot and hits a dropkick.

The Wingmen target Billy as they keep the pressure on him preventing a tag out. Billy finds an opening as Colten and Drake tag in. Colten tries to deal with the numbers game, but it proves to be too much. Bononi with the hoss toss to set up the cannonball from Drake, cover 1-2-no!

Drake misses a Vader Bomb. Bononi tried to drag Drake to his corner but takes off his boot instead! Billy tags in and hits a Famasser. cover but Bononi breaks it up. Colten and Bononi tag in. Bononi tries for a pumphandle slam, but Colten escapes and hits the Colt 45 for the win.

Winners: Gunn Club (Billy & Colten Gunn)

Angelico vs. Wheeler Yuta

Angelico and Yuta feel each other out to start things out. The exchange chinlock sequences as Yuta shows off his confidence. They jaw back and forth. Yuta with an arm drag as the pace quickens. Yuta dropkicks Angelico to the outside. Yuta tries for a tope suicida, but Angelico cuts him off with a Gamengiri. Angelico now breaking down Yuta. Yuta blocks a Navarro Death Roll, but Angelico cuts off Yuta’s comeback attempt.

Angelico going too fancy with a submission attempt. Yuta with a schoolboy, but Angelico kicks out and lays out Yuta. Angelico locks in multiple submission holds. Yuta escapes as he trades strikes with Angelico. Angelico with a knee, but Yuta counters mid-air with a flash pin. Yuta hits a springboard crossbody for two. Yuta goes up top and hits a flying crossbody, cover 1-2-no! Angelico escapes a German suplex, but Yuta counters with an Olympic slam, cover 1-2-no!

Yuta hits a Manhattan drop, enzuigiri and tries for a suplex but Angelico counters with a right hand. Yuta catches Angelico with a German suplex, cover 1-2-no! Angelico retreats outside. Yuta hits a tope suicida! Yuta sends Angelico back in the ring. Angelico meets Yuta’s crossbody with a dropkick. Angelico smashes Yuta’s knee on the ropes. Angelico taps out Yuta with the Navarro Death Roll for the win.

Winner: Angelico

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