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– Tony Schiavone, Paul Wight and Mark Henry welcome us to Dark: Elevation from the Agganis Arena in Boston, MA.

Emi Sakura & Nyla Rose (w/Lulu Pencil & Vickie Guerrero) vs. Kris Statlander & Ryo Mizunami

Sakura and Mizunami start off this tag team match with chops back and forth. Sakura hits a flurry of slaps and whips Mizunami by her hair. Sakura setting up a Romero special, and she gets it and drops Mizunami on her face. Sakura looking for the Queen’s Gambit, but Mizunami reverses into a back body drop. Mizunami hits her machine gun chops in the corner. Statlander tags in. Mizunami whips Sakura to the corner and pulls in Statlander for a corner splash. Mizunami hits her own corner splash. Statlander hits a back elbow for a two count.

Sakura catches Statlander with a reverse spinning DDT. Rose tags in, gets tripped up as Statlander hits a senton for a two count. Rose fights off Mizunami and Statlander from their corner. Statlander hits a few elbows and tries a crossbody, but Rose shakes her off. Sakura tags in as Statlander is in the corner. She hits a running crossbody and shoves off Pencil.

Rose tags in and keeps up the pressure. Rose sets up Statlander up top. Statlander reverses, fights off Sakura and hits a high crossbody. Mizunami tags in and hits a big spear on Rose. Mizunami hits a big Uranage, cover, but Sakura breaks it up. Statlander runs in, Rose cuts her off and hits a neckbreaker on Mizunami and forces Mizunami to hit a DDT on Statlander. Rose hits a senton atomico for the win.

Winners: Emi Sakura & Nyla Rose via pinfall

Frankie Kazarian vs. Victor Benjamin

Kazarian and Benjamin trading holds and counters to start off. Kazarian gets off a few arm drags and looks to apply an armbar. Benjamin forces him to the ropes, but Kazarian with a quick response off the break with a chop followed up by a Russian leg sweep. Benjamin catches Kazarian with an uppercut. He then hits a deadlift German suplex. Benjamin sizes up Kazarian for a running high knee strike. Kazarian fires up with a flurry of strikes, back elbow and then a spinning heel kick. Kazarian avoids Benjamin in the corner and hits a missile dropkick. Benjamin hits a back elbow, but Kazarian responds with a big lariat. Kazarian then taps out Benjamin with the cross-face chicken wing.

Winner: Frankie Kazarian via submission

Kayla Sparks vs. Riho

Riho with a side headlock to start off as she uses her agility early on to get off an arm drag. Sparks with a knee lift and then a hammer throw in the corner. Riho avoids Sparks in the corner and hits a Stunner on the ropes. She goes up top and hits a crossbody for a two count. Sparks avoids the northern lights suplex, but Riho hits a drop toehold onto the ropes and hits an area code shot. Riho back up top again and hits a double foot stomp. Riho then hits a bridging northern lights suplex for the win.

Winner: Riho via pinfall

FTR (Cash Wheeler & Dax Harwood) (w/ Tully Blanchard) vs. Waves & Curls (Jaylen Brandyn & Traevon Jordan)

Brandyn and Harwood start off this tag match as Brandyn uses his agility to reverse a wristlock, but Harwood simply hits a lariat. Wheeler tags in and runs through Brandyn. Wheeler then hits a chop. FTR hit a drop toehold, elbow drop combo. Harwood hits an uppercut and mocks a tag out to Jordan. Brandyn catches Harwood with an enzuigiri. Wheeler runs in, but Brandyn hits a tijeras. Jordan tags in on fire, but FTR are still both down. Jordan goes to pin Harwood but barely gets a one count. FTR hits Big Rig for the win.

Winners: FTR (Cash Wheeler & Dax Harwood) via pinfall

Tay Conti vs. LMK

LMK with an elbow to Conti’s back, but Conti is unfazed. Conti blocks a strike and slams LMK on her knee. She hits a few pump kicks in the corner. She follows up with DD-Tay for the win.

Winner: Tay Conti via pinfall

– Max Caster rap highlights: “The Acclaimed, you thought we were the hottest. I’d rather be in Boston Commons… That’s why Brady went to Tampa Bay… You about to get eliminated like the Red Sox.” Cassidy grabs the mic and holds it up. “Yo, yo. Okay, listen.” He points the mic to his leg kicks at Caster. He ducks a punch and hits a shotgun dropkick and says, “Word to your mother.”

Chuck Taylor, Orange Cassidy & Wheeler Yuta vs. Serpentico & The Acclaimed (Anthony Bowens & Max Caster)

The match starts as Yuta is left along with The Acclaimed. They hit a double Russian leg sweep, then a rolling elbow and senton combo for one. Serpentico tags in, and The Acclaimed try to bodyslam him onto Yuta, but Yuta avoids it each time. He hits a double dropkick and tags in Taylor. Taylor hits lariats on The Acclaimed and bodyslams Serpentico onto each member of The Acclaimed. Serpentico pushes Taylor into his corner. Cassidy blind tags in as Serpentico crashes into the corner.

Cassidy falls into an elbow drop, cover, but Bowens breaks it up. Cassidy drops Bowens onto the turnbuckle and hits a top rope crossbody. Caster cuts off the Orange Punch. The Acclaimed and Serpentico hit their combo of moves, cover, but Taylor makes the save. The Acclaimed looking for Acclaim To Fame, but Yuta breaks it up. Soul Food and German suplex combo from Taylor and Yuta as the non-legal men tag each other out. Cassidy hits the Orange Punch for the win.

Winners: Chuck Taylor, Orange Cassidy & Wheeler Yuta via pinfall

– Post-match: Best Friends give the people what they want as that closes out Dark: Elevaiton

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