AEW Dark Results (2/4/20): Kenny Omega & Riho vs. Kip Sabian & Penelope Ford

AEW Dark Results 2/4/20
The Wolstein Center
Cleveland, Ohio

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

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First Match: (2-1) The Jurassic Express w/Luchasaurus vs. (2-3) Sonny Kiss & (0-7) Brandon Cutler 

Stunt and Cutler will start things off. Stunt applies a side headlock. Cutler drops down on the canvas. Cutler leapfrogs over Stunt. Stunt steps over the monkey flip attempt by Cutler. Stunt with a quick cover for a one count. Stunt side steps Cutler into the turnbuckles. Cutler catches Stunt in mid-air. Cutler goes for a Uranage Slam, but Stunt rolls him over for a two count. Stunt tags in Jungle Boy. Standing Switch Exchange. Jungle Boy backs Cutler into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Cutler dives over Jungle Boy. Jungle Boy shows off his athleticism. Jungle Boy slaps Cutler in the chest. Jungle Boy with a Triple SpringBoard Arm-Drag. Jungle Boy dropkicks Cutler. Cutler tags in Kiss.

Kiss ducks a clothesline from Jungle Boy. Kiss with a Running Hurricanrana. Kiss follows that with a Cazadora Arm-Drag. Kiss with a Triple Back HandSpring Hook Kick. Kiss rocks Jungle Boy with a forearm smash. Kiss with an Axe Kick across the midsection of Jungle Boy. Stunt does his signature floss dance. Kiss drops Stunt with a Hip Attack. Kiss hits The SlingShot Split for a two count. Following a snap mare takeover, Kiss kicks Jungle Boy in the back. Kiss tags in Cutler. Cutler with a SlingShot Senton. Short-Arm Reversal by Jungle Boy. Jungle Boy with a forearm smash to Kiss. Jungle Boy decks Cutler with a back elbow smash. Jungle Boy delivers Two Arm-Drag TakeOvers. Jungle Boy blasts Cutler with a knife edge chop. Jungle Boy tags in Stunt.

Jungle Boy applies a wrist lock. Stunt with a Flying Double Foot Stomp on the left wrist of Cutler. Following a snap mare takeover, Package Splash/Leg Drop Combination for a two count. Stunt transitions into a ground and pound attack. Cutler with a Back Body Drop. Stunt with heavy bodyshots. Stunt with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Stunt applies The Sleeper Hold. Cutler drops Stunt with a Spinning Side Slam for a two count. Cutler applies a front face lock. Kiss tags himself in. Kiss punches Stunt in the ribs. Kiss with a forearm smash. Stunt responds with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Kiss rolls Stunt over for a two count. Kiss with an Axe Kick. Kiss drags Stunt to the corner. Kiss tags in Cutler. Cutler with forearm shivers. Stunt decks Cutler with a back elbow smash.

Stunt creates distance with a Cazadora Roll Through. Stunt tags in Jungle Boy. Jungle Boy ducks a clothesline from Cutler. Jungle Boy knocks Kiss off the ring apron. Jungle Boy with a Discus Forearm Smash. Jungle Boy whips Cutler to the corner. Jungle Boy with a Running European Uppercut. Cutler reverses out of the irish whip from Jungle Boy. Jungle Boy with an Inside Out Lariat. Jungle Boy applies The Standing Muta Lock. Jungle Boy dumps Kiss out of the ring. Jungle Boy thrust kicks the midsection of Cutler. Jungle Boy tags in Stunt. The Jurassic Express plants Cutler with their BlockBuster/Dominator Combination to pickup the victory.

Winner: (3-1) The Jurassic Express via Pinfall 

Second Match: (5-4) Hikaru Shida vs. (0-1) Melanie Cruise w/The Nightmare Collective 

Cruise attacks Shida before the bell rings. Cruise with a forearm smash. Cruise with a Big Biel Throw. Cruise tells Shida to get up. Shida ducks a clothesline from Cruise. Shida with a Jumping Knee Strike. Awesome Kong nails Shida with a kendo stick behind the referee’s back. Cruise with a Running Boot. Cruise slams Shida’s head on the canvas. Cruise punches Shida in the back. Shida is trying to gain some momentum. Cruise with forearm shivers. Cruise poses for the crowd. Cruise with the cover for a two count. Cruise applies a rear chin lock. Cruise transitions into a dragon sleeper. Cruise has complete control of the match. Cruise with two forearm smashes. Cruise blocks a boot from Shida. Cruise pulls Shida off the middle rope.

Shida sends Crusie tumbling to the floor. Shida with a Flying Double Sledge. Shida brings out a steel chair. The referee admonishes Kong. Shida drops Luther with a Flying Knee Strike off the chair. That allows Cruise to attack Shida from behind. Cruise rolls Shida back into the ring. Cruise bodyslams Shida. Cruise gos for a Vertical Suplex, but Shida blocks it. Shida with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Shida follows that with a Vertical Suplex. Shida delivers a Missile Dropkick for a two count. Shida ducks a clothesline from Cruise. Cruise hits The Black Hole Slam. Crusie with a Leg Drop for a two count. Cruise goes for The ChokeSlam, but Shida rolls her over for a two count.

Shida with a rolling crucifix for a two count. Shida rocks Cruise with a forearm smash. Shida with a high knee strike. Cruise responds with The Big Boot. Shida with a Judo Throw. Cruise fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Cruise with a forearm smash. Shida answers with a Jumping Knee Strike for a two count. Kong trips Shida from the outside. The referee is distracted by Luther. Kong inadvertently hits Cruise with the kendo stick. Shida knocks Kong off the ring apron. Shida connects with The Michinoku Driver for a two count. Shida plants Cruise with The Running Knee to pickup the victory. After the match, The Nightmare Collective turns on Awesome Kong. Cruise whips Kong through the ringside barricade. Cruise delivers a Leg Drop on the steel ring steps.

Winner: (6-4) Hikaru Shida via Pinfall 

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Third Match: (12-5) Kenny Omega & (9-2) Riho vs. (4-6) Kip Sabian & (0-1) Penelope Ford in a Mixed Tag Team Match 

Ford and Omega will start things off. Ford slaps Omega in the face. Ford tells Omega to bring it. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Ford applies a standing key lock. Omega grapples around Ford. Omega applies a wrist lock. Ford reverses the hold. Wrist Lock Exchange. Ford with a side headlock takeover. Omega answers with a headscissors neck lock. Ford pops back on her feet. Omega is impressed with Ford’s athleticism. Sabian and Riho are tagged in. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Second Wrist Lock Exchange. Sabian stomps on the right foot of Riho. Sabian punches Riho in the back. The referee is trying to calm down Omega. Riho drops down on the canvas. Sabian drops Riho with a shoulder tackle. Riho bridges out of a pinning predicament. Riho dropkicks Sabian. Riho with two deep arm-drags. Riho goes for an Exploder Suplex, but Sabian blocks it. Sabian bodyslams Riho. Sabian taunts Omega. Sabian with a Delayed Bodyslam. Sabian continues to talk smack to Omega.

Sabian goes for another delayed bodyslam, but Riho lands back on her feet. Riho tags in Omega. Omega is throwing haymakers at Sabian. Omega unloads two knife edge chops. Omega with a Running PowerSlam for a two count. Omega tags in Riho. Double Boot to the midsection of Sabian. Snap Vertical Suplex/Running Double Foot Stomp Combination. Riho applies the single leg crab. Sabian grabs the bottom rope to force the break. Riho tags in Omega. Omega with a knife edge chop. Double Irish Whip. Sabian decks Riho with a back elbow smash. Sabian side steps Omega into the turnbuckles. Sabian kicks Riho in the gut. Riho kicks Sabian in the jaw. Riho with a Running Bulldog. Omega hits The Kotaro Krusher for a two count. Omega and Riho are cutting the ring in half. Riho is lighting up Sabian’s chest. Sabian rakes the eye of Riho. Sabian tags in Ford. Ford slams Riho’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Ford repeatedly stomps on Riho’s chest. Ford tags in Sabian.

Sabian with a Belly to Back Suplex. Sabian applies The Camel Clutch. Omega breaks the submission hold. Omega repeatedly kicks Sabian in the back. Ford drags Riho to the corner. Sabian tags in Ford. Ford attacks the midsection of Riho for a two count. Forearm Exchange. Ford kicks Riho in the gut. Ford tags in Sabian. Riho cartwheels past Ford and Sabian. Riho dropkicks Ford. Ford kicks Riho in the gut. Riho responds with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Sabian stops Riho in her tracks. Riho creates distance with The Cazadora Double Foot Stomp. Riho tags in Omega. Omega with two double sledges. Short-Arm Reversal by Omega. Omega with a Rolling Senton. Omega lands The MoonSault for a two count. Omega hits The Fisherman’s Buster for a two count. Omega tags in Riho. Sabian decks Omega with a back elbow smash. Sabian launches Riho over the top rope. Omega with a Hurricanrana. Riho follows that with an Assisted HeadScissors TakeOver. Riho with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Riho tags in Omega.

Omega goes for The Buckle Bomb, but Sabian lands back on his feet. Omega side steps The Pump Kick. Omega goes for a Snap Dragon Suplex, but Sabian counters with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Sabian with a running elbow smash. Sabian tags in Ford. Sabian with a Running Enzuigiri. Ford follows that with a HandSpring Back Elbow Smash. Sabian tags himself in. Ford delivers The Helluva Kick. Sabian with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick for a two count. Sabian tags in Ford. Assisted CodeBreaker for a one count. Ford kicks Omega in the face. Ford tags in Sabian. Sabian goes for a Tornado DDT, but Omega blocks it. Omega ducks a clothesline from Sabian. V-Trigger 1. Riho and Ford are tagged in. Riho ducks a clothesline from Ford. Riho with forearm shivers. Ford answers with the matrix evasion. Ford hits The Stunner for a two count. Ford is displaying her frustration.

Riho with a Jumping Knee Strike. Riho with a Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Riho kicks Sabian off the ring apron. Ford avoids The Flying Double Foot Stomp. Omega and Sabian are tagged in. Forearm Exchange. Omega with a knife edge chop. Omega drills Sabian with a Snap Dragon Suplex. Sabian pulls the referee into harms way. Ford delivers a low blow. Riho pulls Ford back inside the ring. Riho with forearm shivers. Riho drops Sabian with a Snap Dragon Suplex. Ford decks Riho with a back elbow smash. Ford ducks a clothesline from Omega. Ford goes for The Stunner, but Omega counters with a Snap Dragon Suplex. Crucifix Bomb/V-Trigger 2 Combination. V-Trigger 3. Omega plants Sabian with The One Winged Angel to pickup the victory.

Winner: (13-5) Kenny Omega & (10-2) Riho via Pinfall

Fourth Match: (4-5) Best Friends w/Orange Cassidy vs. (5-7) Shawn Spears w/Tully Blanchard & (0-0) Colin Delaney

Beretta and Spears will start things off. Spears gives Cassidy the middle finger. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Spears applies a wrist lock. Beretta transitions into a hammerlock. Hammerlock reversal. Spears with a snap mare takeover. Spears is playing mind games with Beretta. Lockup in the center of the ring. Spears backs Beretta into the turnbuckles. Knife Edge Chop Exchange. Spears with a knee lift. Spears drives his knee into the midsection of Beretta. Spears applies a side headlock. Beretta drops down on the canvas. Beretta with a Leaping Meteora. Spears regroups on the outside. Spears tags in Delaney. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Beretta applies a wrist lock. Beretta tags in Taylor. Taylor applies a wrist lock. Delaney lunges over Taylor. Delaney with a deep arm-drag. Delaney applies an arm-bar. Taylor leapfrogs over Delaney. Taylor applies the single leg crab. Delaney with a SpringBoard Arm-Drag TakeOver. Delaney goes for a Hip Toss, but Taylor lands back on his feet. Taylor goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Delaney blocks it. Delaney kicks Taylor in the gut. Delaney tags in Spears.

The double irish whip didn’t go so well. Taylor kicks Delaney in the chest. They have no tag team cohesion. Taylor with a straight right hand. Taylor dumps Delaney out of the ring. Best Friends with Stereo SlingShot Pescado’s. Spears scores the elbow knockdown. Delaney wants to hug it out with Spears. Delaney repeatedly stomps on Taylor’s chest. Delaney whips Taylor back first into the turnbuckles. Delaney blasts Taylor with a knife edge chop. Delaney tags in Spears. Spears hugs Tully Blanchard. Spears with heavy bodyshots in the corner. Spears drops Taylor with a Hangman’s NeckBreaker for a two count. Spears argues with the referee. Spears applies a front face lock. Spears tags in Delaney. Delaney kicks Taylor in the gut. Delaney with a blistering chop. Following a snap mare takeover, Delaney applies a rear chin lock. Delaney with a running elbow strike. Delaney tags in Spears. Spears stomps on Taylor’s chest. Taylor is displaying his fighting spirit. Taylor drops Spears with The FlatLiner.

Beretta and Delaney are tagged in. Beretta drops Delaney with a shoulder tackle. Beretta wipes out Spears. Beretta is lighting up Delaney’s chest. Beretta with a running forearm smash. Beretta clotheslines Delaney. Beretta hits The Swinging DDT. Beretta lands The SomerSault Plancha. Beretta with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Delaney dumps Beretta face first on the top turnbuckle pad. Delaney with a SlingShot DDT for a two count. Delaney tags in Spears. Spears unloads two knife edge chops. The Cleveland crowd gets under Spears skin. Delaney tags himself in. Delaney and Spears goes for a Double Vertical Suplex, but Beretta lands back on his feet. Beretta tags in Taylor. Taylor with a forearm smash. Taylor buries his shoulder into the midsection of Spears. Taylor clotheslines Delaney. Spears negates The Sole Food. Taylor dives over Spears. Taylor with an OverHead Belly to Belly Toss that sends Delaney crashing into Spears. Best Friends connects with their Sole Food/Half and Half Suplex Combination for a two count.

Taylor bodyslams Delaney. Spears sweeps out the legs of Beretta. Spears pulls Taylor off the ring apron. Spears taunts Cassidy. Spears tags himself in. Spears goes for The SuperPlex, but Beretta blocks it. Spears sweeps Beretta off the top turnbuckle. Beretta negates The C4. Delaney with a SlingShot Cutter. Spears follows that with The C4 for a two count. Taylor sends Delaney crashing to the outside. Spears clotheslines Taylor over the top rope. Orange Cassidy enters the ring. Spears wants Cassidy ejected from ringside. Taylor pulls Spears out of the ring. Tully Blanchard stares down Cassidy. Cassidy with rapid fire leg kicks. Spears attacks Cassidy from behind. Beretta clotheslines Spears. Delaney with an inside cradle for a two count. Standing Switch Exchange. Delaney inadvertently knocks Spears off the ring apron. Taylor with a Rising Knee Strike. Beretta hits The Running Knee. Best Friends, Hug. Spears heads to the backstage are. Best Friends plants Delaney with Strong Zero to pickup the victory.

Winner: (5-5) Best Friends via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez