AEW Dark Results (8/31): Matt Sydal Vs. PAC

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- Kiera Hogan has been announced for the Casino Battle Royale at All Out on Sep. 5

- Excalibur and Taz welcome us to this week's edition of Dark at the United Center in Chicago, IL. Taz is excited for some Team Taz representation as we go straight ahead to our first match of the night.

Kris Statlander vs. Selene Grey

Statlander and Grey at a bit of a standstill. Grey blocks the boop, but Statlander gains advantage and hits a delayed vertical suplex. She boops Grey and hits a fisherman's buster driver for the win.

Winner: Kris Statlander

Joey Janela vs. Robert Anthony

The bell rings, and Janela goes at Anthony right away. Janela hits a flurry of stomps and poses in the middle of the ring after the break. Anthony catches Janela with a high boot sending him outside. Anthony hits a swan dive! Anthony roughing up Janela as he sends him back in the ring and goes for a delayed vertical suplex, and he hits it, cover, but Janela kicks out at two. Anthony keeping the pressure on Janela.

Janela and Anthony both up top, but Janela stuns Anthony and hits a powerbomb, cover, and Anthony kicks out at two. Janela roughs up Anthony and soaks in the boos. Janela hits a big chop and follows up with a hammer throw, but he misses the splash. Janela meets Anthony with a thrust kick. Janela goes up for an elbow drop, but Anthony gets the knees up. Anthony hits a few lariats followed up by a gutwrench. Anthony applies a Romero Special and splashes Janela face first, cover 1-2-no! Janela escapes the fireman's carry. He hits a rolling elbow strike, a brainbuster, thrust kick and then a Death Valley Driver for the win.

Winner: Joey Janela

Post-match: Janela gets some extra shots in. A mysterious woman appears runs in. Anthony gets sent to the woman, and she powerbombs him! Janela and the woman walk out together signaling a new partnership.

Emi Sakura vs. Laynie Luck

Sakura bites Luck's arm while chain wrestling! Sakura hangs onto the referee to avoid Luck from gaining an advantage. Sakura hits a chop and whips Luck by her hair. She does so again. Sakura looking for a Romero Special, and she gets it and slams Luck on her back. Luck with a few forearms as she and Sakura trade strikes.

Luck catches Sakura with an enzuigiri. Luck lights up Sakura in the corner and hits a double knee strike in the corner. Sakura stomps on Luck's foot to cut her off, and she hits a flatliner. Sakura gets the crowd going as she hits a flying crossbody in the corner. Sakura with a double underhook backbreaker. Sakura wins with a flying senton off the second rope.

Winner: Emi Sakura

Men of the Year (Ethan Page & Scorpio Sky) vs. GPA & Mat Fitchett

Sky with a quick kick on GPA. GPA responds with a flurry on punches, but Sky cuts him off and hits a kick to the back off the snapmare. Sky follows up with a backbreaker as he tags in Page. Page hits his own backbreaker and wrenches GPA on his knee. Sky tags in as Men of the Year beat down GPA's back. GPA with two jawbreakers and then a Stunner. Page tags in, but he eats an enzuigiri. Fitchett tags in and takes out Sky.

High knee on Page but Sky punches Fitchett. Fitchett hits a backflip kick! Sky hangs onto Page off the whip causing Fitchett to land on his back. Page runs through Fitchett and tags in Sky. Sky springboards in and hits a cutter. Page tags in as Sky drops GPA. Page hits the Ego's Edge for the win.

Winners: Men of the Year (Ethan Page & Scorpio Sky)

Frankie Kazarian vs. Serpentico

Kazarian with a quick takedown as he applies a front headlock. Serpentico matching Kazarian in chain wrestling. Kazarian runs through Serpentico with a shoulder block sending him outside. Kazarian deals more damage outside as he sends Serpentico back in and hits a backdrop suplex for a two count. In the corner, Serpentico gets the boots up and hits a tijeras followed up by a dropkick. Serpentico going with the ground and pound.

Serpentico looking for Luther, but he's not there. Serpentico headbutts himself for a quick count. Kazarian hits a few chops and tries to through Serpentico outside. Serpentico on the apron as he tries to hit Kazarian, but he eats a knee. Serpentico catches Kazarian with a hangman and then a stomp for a two count. Serpentico with a pie face and then a few punches. Kazarian isn't having it as he hits a back elbow, leg lariat, high forearm shot, bodyslam and then a middle rope leg drop.

Kazarian with a chop followed up by a hammer throw. Serpentico escapes the corner, but Kazarian baits him into a springboard and hits a cutter, cover 1-2-no! Serpentico baits Kazarian in. He misses a Sliced Bread #2 as Kazarian lights up Serpentico with a lariat, and Kazarian taps out Serpentico with a chicken wing choke.

Winner: Frankie Kazarian

Leyla Hirsch vs. Blair Onyx

Onyx pushes off the lock up and does a spider crawl. Hirsch misses a sweep but gets the other. Onyx with a hammer throw in the corner into a splash. Hirsch blocks a strike and transitions into a cross armbreaker tapping out Onyx.

Winner: Leyla Hirsch

2point0 (Matt Lee & Jeff Parker) vs. Travis Titan & Josh Hotch

2point0 jump their opponents right away. 2point0 going to work as they cut the ring in half. They get taken out with a shoulder tackle. Parker taken out, but Lee hits a German suplex on Titan. Parker tags in and hits a high dropkick. 2point0 hit an assisted corner splash, drop toehold into an elbow drop. Hotch dropped from the apron. Parker tags in as 2point0 hit Two For The Show for the win.

Winners: 2point0 (Matt Lee & Jeff Parker)

The Bunny (w/ The Blade) vs. Sierra

Bunny ducks the lock up and hits a series of strikes. She talks some trash and hits a running knee. Bunny sizing up Sierra in the corner, but Sierra evades, hits a back elbow and then a palm strike. Bunny avoids a splash in the corner and curb stomps Sierra on the corner turnbuckle. Bunny smothers Sierra in the corner and follows up with a lariat. Bunny takes Sierra Down The Rabbit Hole for the win.

Winner: The Bunny

Tay Conti vs. Heather Reckless

Reckless jumps Conti right away. The bell rings as Conti catches Reckless with a thrust kick. Reckless running away outside. She tries for a roll up in the ring, but Conti blocks it and hits a series of judo throws. Conti picks up Reckless and drops her face on her knee. Reckless catches Conti with a jawbreaker, but Conti is unfazed and hits a pump kick, running boot and then a DD-Tay for the win.

Winner: Tay Conti

Evil Uno vs. QT Marshall (w/ The Factory)

The Factory distract Uno, and Marshall jumps him from behind. Uno blocks a lariat and hits a tijeras. He follows up with a chop in each corner. Marshall with a knee lift in the fourth corner, but Uno eventually gets it off. Uno catches a boot, hands the leg to the ref and hits a neckbreaker. Uno with a back elbow in the corner. Solo hangs onto Uno's boot allowing Marshall to hit a pop-up elbow strike.

He follows up with a back elbow and mocks Uno. Marshall with a punch as the crowd chants, "QT sucks!" Marshall mocks Uno again and takes in the boos. Uno blocks a punch and hits strikes of his own. Marshall cuts off Uno, but Uno responds with a series of lariats and then a German suplex. Uno hits a rolling elbow and then a flatliner, cover 1-2-no! Uno tries to hold off The Factory as he looks to o up top.

Marshall smashed in the corner, but he hits a rising Gamengiri. Marshall meets Uno up top and brings him down with a superplex, cover, but Uno reverse into a crucifix 1-2-no! Marshall with a thrust kick followed up by a powerbomb, cover 1-2-no! Marshall signals for the Diamond Cutter. Uno blocks it. Marshall going over the corner, but Uno hits a boot. Uno going for the Swanton, but Comoroto drags Marshall out.

Uno hits a big senton splash on Marshall and Comoroto! Solo misses a lariat. Uno drops Solo with a ripcord flatliner. The ref is checking up on Marshall as Comoroto drops Uno. Uno blocks a Diamond Cutter into a backslide pin 1-2-no! Marshall avoids the scoop slam and counters into a Diamond Cutter for the win.

Winner: QT Marshall

- Andrade El Idolo, Chavo Guerrero and tablet guy make their way out before the main event. They make their way to commentary joining the broadcast.

PAC (w/ Lucha Brothers) vs. Matt Sydal

PAC sends Sydal to the ropes on the lock-up. The two fight for wrist control. Sydal pushes off the side headlock, and the two match each other counter for counter. Sydal with an arm drag followed up by a spinning heel kick. Sydal hits a slice for a one count. He then hits a standing Mariposa. PAC rolls outside. Sydal meets him outside and eats a boot. PAC throws Sydal into the guardrail as Andrade stares down the ring.

PAC drags Sydal and throws him at another guardrail as Andrade makes his way to the ring. PAC and Andrade meet face-to-face. Andrade tells PAC tranquilo as he and his group back off from Death Triangle. Back in the ring, Sydal hits a stomp as Andrade and Chavo are back on commentary. Sydal and PAC go head-to-head as they trade strikes. Sydal getting the better of the exchange hitting a leg lariat.

Sydal and PAC going standing switch back and forth. Sydal flips over a German suplex and hits a rana while PAC was on the second rope. Sydal going up top, but PAC meets him there. PAC back flips over, and Sydal hits a top tope Meteora, cover but only a two count. PAC slams Sydal on the middle turnbuckle. Sydal spikes PAC's head on the snapmare, cover 1-2-no! Sydal rolls PAC to the apron. PAC with a hangman as he sends Sydal outside.

PAC hits an Asai moonsault! Andrade rises up from commentary again as PAC calls him out. PAC goes back to the match and hits a Liger Bomb, cover, but Sydal kicks out at two! PAC going up top, but Sydal cuts him off. Sydal with a poison rana! He follows up with a roundhouse kick. PAC counters the Lightning Spiral into a flying Brutalizer tapping out Sydal.

Winner: PAC

Post-match: Andrade toasts PAC as they stare each other down closing out this week's episode of Dark.