AEW Dark Results 1/14/20
The Landers Center
South Haven, Mississippi
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
– Dave Brown will be joining Excalibur on commentary this week.
– AEW pays homage to the Legends of Memphis Wrestling (Jimmy Valiant, Kevin Lawler Representing Brian Christopher, Dave Brown, Shane Russell Representing Lance Russell, Austin Idol, Doug Gilbert Representing The Gilbert Family, The Rock N Roll Express and Lanny Poffo Representing The Poffo Family)
First Match: (0-1) Darby Allin vs. (0-0) Brandon Cutler
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Cutler backs Allin into the turnbuckles. Allin with a monkey flip. Cutler shoves Allin. Lockup in the center of the ring. The feeling out process continues. Allin wants Cutler to shake his hand. Allin with a wrist lock takedown. Allin with The La Magistral for a two count. Allin applies a side headlock. Cutler goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Allin lands back on his feet. Allin applies another side headlock. Allin drops Cutler with a shoulder tackle. Cutler drops down on the canvas. Cutler leapfrogs over Allin. Allin HeadButts the midsection of Cutler. Allin applies the front chancery. Allin goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Cutler blocks it.
Allin ducks a clothesline from Cutler. Allin dropkicks Cutler. Cutler with a leaping double knee strike. Cutler with a Flying Body Press for a two count. Cutler whips Allin back first into the turnbuckles. Cutler applies a wrist lock. Cutler continues attack to lower back of Allin. Allin decks Cutler with a back elbow smash. Cutler with a wrist lock reversal. Cutler with a Spinning Black Hole Slam for a two count. Allin responds with a rolling crucifix for a two count. Allin applies The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Cutler grabs the bottom rope to force the break. Allin launches Cutler over the top rope. Cutler with a straight right hand. Cutler with a Flying Head Kick. Cutler locks in The Torture Rack.
Allin starts bending Cutler’s fingers. Allin delivers his combination offense. Allin connects with The Canadian Destroyer for a two count. Allin is busted open. Cutler sweeps Allin off the top turnbuckle. Cutler drives his knee into Allin’s back. Cutler with a Guillotine Leg Drop. Cutler rolls Allin back into the ring. Allin dropkicks Cutler off the apron. Allin shows off his athleticism. Allin lands The Suicide Dive. Cutler reverses out of the irish whip from Allin. Allin negates The Coffin Drop. Allin goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Cutler holds onto the ropes. Cutler dives over Allin. Allin nails Cutler with a Flipping Stunner. Allin lands The Coffin Drop to pickup the victory.
Winner: (1-1) Darby Allin via Pinfall
– Tony Schiavone and Dasha Gonzalez talks about Jon Moxley turning down The Inner Circle’s offer.
Second Match: (0-1) Nyla Rose vs. (0-0) Shanna
Shanna attacks Rose before the bell rings. Shanna with a clubbing axe handle strike. Shanna kicks Rose in the back. Shanna drives Rose back first into the steel barricade. Rose delivers a gut punch. Rose introduces Shanna to the barricade. Rose stomps on Shanna’s back. Rose goes for a PowerBomb, but Shanna lands back on her feet. Shanna nails Rose with The Hook Kick. Shanna goes for a Running Knee Strike, but Rose counters with The SpineBuster on the floor. Rose brings out a table from under the ring. Rose punches Shanna. Shanna negates The Beast Bomb. Shanna hits The Stunner. Rose is teetering on the apron. Shanna Spears Rose off the apron through the table on the floor. The officials have called off the match.
Match Result: No-Contest
– Nyla Rose lays out Shanna in the backstage area.
– Don’t forget that you can get all of your AEW Tickets at AEWTix.com
Lineup For This Weeks AEW Dynamite
– Cody Rhodes Responds To MJF
– Jon Moxley vs. Sammy Guevara
– PAC vs. Darby Allin
– Kris Statlander & Hikaru Shida vs. Awesome Kong & Melanie Cruise w/The Nightmare Collective
– The Young Bucks vs. Santana & Ortiz vs. Kenny Omega & Hangman Page vs. The Best Friends in a Fatal Four Way Match. The Winners Will Become The Number One Contenders To The AEW World Tag Team Championship
Third Match: (1-0) The Gunn Club vs. (0-1) Shawn Spears & (0-0) Peter Avalon w/Tully Blanchard & Leva Bates
Billy and Spears will start things off. Spears signals for the test of strength. Spears mocks Billy. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Billy applies a side headlock. Billy with two shoulder tackles. Spears drops down on the canvas. Billy gets Spears in a precarious position. Billy gives Spears the DX Crotch Chop. Spears regroups on the outside. Billy tags in Austin. Spears is playing mind games with Austin. Spears kicks Austin in the gut. Spears unloads two knife edge chops. Spears tags in Avalon. Avalon delivers a gut punch. Avalon is putting the boots to Austin in the corner. Avalon with a knife edge chop. Avalon whips Austin to the corner. Austin dives over Avalon. Austin ducks a clothesline from Avalon. Austin leapfrogs over Avalon. Austin with a Hip Toss/Falling NeckBreaker Combination for a two count. Austin applies a wrist lock. Austin tags in Billy.
Austin with a gut punch. Billy follows that with a Running Boot. Austin clotheslines Avalon. Spears retreats to the outside. Avalon kicks Billy in the gut. Billy goes for a PowerSlam, but Bates gets in the way. Avalon with a Flying Crossbody Block for a one count. Avalon tags in Spears. Spears kicks Billy in the gut. Spears with a knife edge chop. Spears struts around the ring. Billy is pissed. Spears screams. Billy launches Spears to the corner. Spears transitions into a corner mount. Billy dumps Spears face first on the top turnbuckle pad. Billy is lighting up Spears chest. Spears calls a time out. Billy tags in Austin. Spears shoves Austin. Austin with forearm shivers. Austin goes for a dropkick, but Spears holds onto the ropes. Spears repeatedly sends Austin shoulder first into the steel ring post. Spears with a short-arm clothesline. Spears maintains wrist control. Spears tags in Avalon.
Avalon applies the kimura lock. Avalon pulls Austin down to the mat. Austin tries to cheap shot Billy. The referee is trying to calm down Billy. Avalon tags in Spears. Spears applies a wrist lock. Austin is throwing forearms at Spears. Austin is finger tips away from his dad. Spears with a drop toe hold. Spears delivers clubbing crossfaces. Spears drops his weight on the left shoulder of Austin. Short-Arm Clothesline Exchange. Billy and Avalon are tagged in. Billy with rapid fire haymakers. Avalon kicks Billy in the chest. Billy tells Avalon to eat shit. Billy PowerSlams Avalon. Billy ducks a clothesline from Spears. Billy with a Spinning Back Drop Driver.
Billy kicks Avalon in the gut. Spears dropkicks Billy. Austin tags himself in. Spears clotheslines Billy over the top rope. Austin sends Spears to the floor. Avalon with a hand full of tights for a two count. Avalon ducks a clothesline from Austin. Avalon with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Avalon goes for The Martini’s, but Austin counters with The Famouser for a two count. Spears gets Austin crotched on the top turnbuckle. Billy throws Spears into the steel barricade. Avalon with a Rising Uppercut. Avalon goes for The SuperPlex, but Austin blocks it. Austin HeadButts Avalon. Billy connects with The Cobra Clutch Slam. Austin lands The Swanton Bomb to pickup the victory.
Winner: (2-0) The Gunn Club via Pinfall
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