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– We get a clip from last week’s Dynamite where “The First Dance” was announce for the United Center followed up by a Rampage video package and then the Dark: Elevation intro package.

– Tony Schiavone, Paul Wight and Eddie Kingston welcome us to this week’s episode of Dark: Elevation as Schiavone and Wight urge Kingston to “be professional.” Wight shows off his shirt from The Wingmen that says, “Vaxxed and Waxxed Hot Boy Summer”. He says he either had to wear the shirt on air or give up his boat, which surprised Kingston since he didn’t know Wight had a boat. Schiavone runs down the card as we go to the first match of the night.

Red Velvet vs. Angelica Risk

Red Velvet catches Risk in a few arm drags. Risk counters out of it and sends Red Velvet to the corner. She hits a Gamengiri and then rolls out. She twerks for a bit, but she takes too long allowing Red Velvet to dodge out of the corner and drag her boot across Risk’s face. She hits a big dropkick. Risk catches Red Velvet with a few strikes, but Red Velvet responds with lariats, drop toe hold on the ropes, double knee strike and then a standing moonsault for a two count. Red Velvet hits the Final Slice for the win.

Winner: Red Velvet

Marcus Kross vs. Lee Johnson (w/Dustin Rhodes)

Johnson applies a wrist lock, but Kross escapes. Johnson leaps out of the corner, drops down on Kross and hits a big dropkick. Kross with a small package pin for a one count. Kross hits a high kick and then a step-up enzuigiri. Kross misses a Kamehameha, and Johnson hits a thrust kick. He hits a vertical neckbreaker for the win.

Winner: Lee Johnson

– Post-match: Miro’s music plays, and he walks out of the ramp with a mic. Johnson is ready to go as Miro stands center of the ramp to “Miro” chants. Miro congratulates Johnson on his win but says he can’t take away what’s divinely his. “Jacksonville is where your career started, but Homecoming is where I will put you to rest, and this is the word of The Redeemer.”

– We get a promo interview package with Kris Statlander where she says she “will be our leader someday” when she wins the AEW Women’s Championship. She talks about her bond with the Best Friends and Orange Cassidy and how they get along by not understanding each other.

– David Crockett joins commentary.

Kris Statlander (w/Chuck Taylor, Orange Cassidy & Wheeler Yuta) vs. Ashley D’Amboise

Statlander and D’Amboise trade waist locks as Statlander gains the advantage with the takedown and the front headlock. They now trade wrist locks as D’Amboise uses her athleticism to gain the advantage. Statlander cartwheels out evading D’Amboise. Statlander then boops D’Amboise, but D’Amboise isn’t pleased and hits a knee lift and a few forearms. Statlander responds with a powerslam. D’Amboise gets some distance in the corner and climbs to the second rope. Statlander stuns her, picks her up and drops her on her face. She hits a German suplex and follows up with the Big Bang Theory for the win.

Winner: Kris Statlander

– Kingston off commentary as QT Marshall joins Schiavone, Wight and Crockett.

The Factory (Aaron Solo & Nick Comoroto) (w/QT Marshall) vs. Hunter Knott & Rosario Grillo

Solow and Grillo start off this tag match. Solow hits a back elbow to gain the momentum early on as he then hits a knee lift. Grillo escapes out of the corner and hits an arm drag. Knott tags in and hits a dropkick off the drop toe hold for a quick one count. Comoroto blind tags in and catches Knott with a lariat. Comoroto hits an Ushigoroshi and then drags Grillo in the ring. Comoroto with a one-handed press slam on Grillo! He then slams Knott on Grillo sending him outside. Solow tags himself in and hits a double stomp with the assistance from Comoroto for the win.

Winners: The Factory (Aaron Solo & Nick Comoroto)

– Now the trio of Schiavone, Wight and Crockett on commentary.

Yuka Sakazaki vs. Dani Jordyn

Some chain wrestling to start off as Jordyn drops Yuka with a shoulder block. Yuka dodges Jordyn and hits a tijeras. Jordyn rolls outside, but Yuka meets her with a cannonball on the outside! Yuka sends Jordyn back to the ring, cover but only a two count. Yuka with the roll through, but she misses a kick. Jordyn hits a shotgun dropkick for a two count. Jordyn lights up Yuka in the corner. She hits a lariat into a suplex.

Jordyn sends Yuka into the corner, but Yuka builds some distance. She escapes out of the corner using the ropes and hits a dropkick. Yuka charges into the corner and hits a high kick and then a spinning back elbow off the second-rope for a two count. Jordyn catches Yuka with a thrust kick, but Yuka picks Jordyn for a brainbuster.

Yuka going for the Magical Girl Splash, but Jordyn cuts her off hitting the ropes and hits a brainbuster off her own, cover 1-2-no! Jordyn hits a spinning facebuster for another two count. Yuka catches Jordyn in an inside cradle for two. She follows up with a low lariat. She then goes for another and hits it for two. Yuka with a hammerlock as she goes for an airplane spin slam for the win.

Winner: Yuka Sakazaki

Darby Allin (w/Sting) vs. Bear Bronson (w/Bear Boulder)

The bell rings and Darby charges in and hits a shotgun dropkick. Bronson tries to shake off Darby, but Darby continues the offense. Bronson catches a springboard Coffin Drop and slams Darby down. Bronson looking to put pressure on Darby as the crowd puts their support towards him. Bronson with a chokeslam into a senton. Bronson hits clubbing blows while Darby is laying on the middle rope. Darby gets boots up in the corner and hits a few chops in the corner.

Bronson hangs on on the hammer throw and reverses it whipping Darby to the corner. Bronson, slowing the pace down, as he bear hugs Darby. Darby slaps Bronson in the face to escape. Darby charges up and elevates off the corner, punch, but Bronson picks him up through the ropes and biels him. Bronson sitting on top of Darby as he hits more clubbing blows as the crowd gets back behind Darby. Darby flips over a back drop suplex and hits a chop block and then a sunset flip bomb for a two count.

Darby now working Bronson’s fingers. Bronson hits forearm shots while maintaining wrist control. He then hits lariats back and forth and goes for one more and misses but doesn’t miss the other, cover 1-2-no! Bronson looks to set Darby on the to rope. Darby tries to build some distance, but Bronson hits stiff shots to the back. Bronson going for a top rope back drop, but Darby reverses it into a splash! Darby applies a sleeper hold.

Bronson tries to stand up and does so. Bronson then hits a Death Valley Driver in the corner! The two roll outside as Sting and Boulder go face-to-face. They each send their guy back to the ring. Bronson stands up first as Darby continues to show fight. Bronson picks Darby and sends him to the corner and tries for a powerslam, but Darby reverses it into a Stunner! Darby hits a springboard Coffin Drop and then a top rope Coffin Drop for the win.

Winner: Darby Allin