AEW Dark Results (2/18/20): Best Friends vs. The Hybrid 2

AEW Dark Results 2/18/20
The HEB Center
Cedar Park, Texas

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

– Tony Schiavone is the host this week. TAZ & Excalibur will provide the commentary.

First Match: (4-3) Kris Statlander vs. (0-1) Diamante 

Statlander tries to touch Diamante’s nose. Diamante slaps Statlander in the face. Statlander drops Diamante with an over hand chop. Statlander backs Diamante into the turnbuckles. Statlander blasts Diamante with a knife edge chop. Statlander with a straight right hand. Statlander clotheslines Diamante. Statlander gives Diamante a wet willy. Diamante with forearm shivers. Statlander responds with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Diamante with heavy bodyshots. Statlander punches Diamante in the back. Statlander kicks Diamante in the gut. Statlander uppercuts Diamante. Statlander with a Step Up Enzuigiri.

Statlander follows that with a Running European Uppercut. Statlander with a running knee strikes that sends Diamante crashing to the outside. Statlander ducks a clothesline from Diamante. Statlander with a Military Press Slam on the ring apron. Statlander is fired up. Statlander goes for a PowerBomb, but Diamante counters with The Canadian Destroyer for a two count. Diamante goes for a Cazadora Bulldog, but Statlander counters with a WheelBarrow German Suplex. Statlander connects with The RoundHouse Kick. Statlander plants Diamante with The Big Bang Theory to pickup the victory.

Winner: (5-3) Kris Statlander via Pinfall 

Second Match: (5-6) Best Friends w/Orange Cassidy vs. (3-8) The Hybrid 2 

Trent Beretta and Jack Evans will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Beretta with a waist lock takedown. Evans applies a hammerlock. Beretta reverses the hold. Beretta with a side headlock takeover. Evans answers with a headscisssors escape. Evans shows off his agility. Evans talks smack to the Austin crowd. Strong lockup. Beretta applies a wrist lock. Evans reverses the hold. Evans applies a standing front face lock. Beretta goes for a Northern Lights Suplex, but Evans lands back on his feet. Beretta drops Evans with a knife edge chop. Evans cartwheels around the ring. Evans ducks a clothesline from Beretta. Evans kicks Beretta in the face. Evans with a shoulder block. Evans goes for a SlingShot DDT, but Beretta counters with The Bridging Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Beretta tags in Taylor.

Double Elbow Knockdown. Best Friend Elbow Drop. Taylor flexes his muscles. Evans tags in Angelico. Taylor ducks a clothesline from Angelico. Taylor kicks Angelico in the gut. Taylor applies a side headlock. Taylor drops Angelico with a shoulder tackle. Angelico drops down on the canvas. Angelico leapfrogs over Taylor. Taylor with an arm-drag takeover. Angelico regroups on the outside. Angelico lays out Orange Cassidy. Best Friends tee off on Angelico. Evans with a SpringBoard Swanton Bomb to the floor. Evans is putting the boots to Cassidy. Angelico rolls Taylor back into the ring. Angelico with a clubbing axe handle strike. Angelico tags in Evans. Evans with a SpringBoard Corkscrew Kick. The Hybrid 2 delivers their DropSault/Running Gory Bomb Splash Combination. Evans follows that with a Double MoonSault Press. Angelico and Beretta are tagged in.

The Hybrid 2 are cutting the ring in half. Angelico unloads a flurry of jabs. Angelico whips Beretta back first into the turnbuckles. Angelico tags in Evans. Belly to Back Suplex/Flying Double Foot Stomp Combination for a two count. Evans slams Beretta’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Angelico taunts Taylor. The referee is trying to calm down Taylor. Evans applies The Last Chancery. Angelico hits The PK for a two count. Angelico goes for a PowerBomb, but Beretta lands back on his feet. Beretta creates distance with The Swinging DDT. Taylor and Evans are tagged in. Taylor with two clotheslines. Taylor drops Evans with The Big Boot. Angelico whips Taylor across the ring. Taylor dives over Angelico. Taylor dumps Angelico face first on the canvas.

Taylor PowerBomb Evans on Angelico’s back. Taylor hits The Spinning Liger Bomb for a two count. Taylor tags in Beretta. Best Friends with a Lawn Dart/Cutter Combination for a two count. Angelico drives his knee into the midsection of Taylor. Angelico dumps Taylor out of the ring. Beretta kicks Angelico in the gut. Angelico negates The Swinging DDT. Angelico nails Beretta with The Pump Kick. Assisted 450 Splash for a two count. Evans drags Beretta to the corner. Evans is distracted by Cassidy. Cassidy repeatedly slaps the right leg of Evans. Cassidy avoids The Pump Kick. Cassidy gets Evans crotched on the top rope. Best Friends Hug. Best Friends connects with Strong Zero to pickup the victory.

Winner: (6-6) Best Friends via Pinfall 

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Third Match: (2-5) Big Swole vs. (0-0) Christi Jaynes 

Jaynes is chilling on the top turnbuckle before the bell rings. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Swole backs Jaynes into the turnbuckles. Swole shoves Jaynes. Swole applies a waist lock. Jaynes grabs the left wrist of Swole. Swole applies a side headlock. Swole with a side headlock takeover. Jaynes reverses the hold. Swole with heavy bodyshots. Jaynes runs into Swole. Swole drops Jaynes with a shoulder tackle. Jaynes drops down on the canvas. Jaynes goes for a Hip Toss, but Swole blocks it. Swole with a Hip Toss. Swole plays to the crowd. Test Of Strength. Swole flexes her muscles. Swole whips Jaynes across the ring. Swole with a Running Lariat. Jaynes side steps Swole into the turnbuckles. Jaynes decks Swole with a back elbow smash. Jaynes with a Running Enzuigiri.

Swole tumbles to the floor. Jaynes puts her leg on the back of Swole’s neck. Following a snap mare takeover, Jaynes kicks Swole in the back. Jaynes toys around with Swole. Another Snap Mare/Back Kick Combination. Swole uses her feet to create separation. Jaynes drives her knee into the midsection of Swole. Swole is displaying her fighting spirit. Swole slaps Jaynes in the faces. Swole headbutts the midsection of Jaynes. Swole uppercuts Jaynes. Swole HeadButts Jaynes. Jaynes launches Swole over the top rope. Swole with a High RoundHouse Kick. Swole follows that with a SlingShot Cutter. Jaynes with clubbing elbow smashes. Swole connects with The Pump Kick. Swole plants Jaynes with The Dirty Dancing to pickup the victory.

Winner: (3-5) Big Swole via Pinfall 

Lineup For This Weeks AEW Dynamite 

– Cody Rhodes vs. Wardlow in a Steel Cage Match

– The Young Bucks vs. SoCal Uncensored vs. The Jurassic Express vs. The Butcher & The Blade vs. Santana & Ortiz vs. The Strong Hearts vs. The Hybrid 2 vs. Best Friends vs. Private Party vs. Alex Reynolds & John Silver in a Tag Team Battle Royal. The Winner Will Get An AEW World Tag Team Title Shot At AEW Revolution.

– Hangman Page & Kenny Omega (c) vs. The Lucha Brothers For The AEW World Tag Team Championship

– Jon Moxley vs. Jeff Cobb

Fourth Match: (6-5) The Young Bucks vs. (0-5) QT Marshall & (0-7) Peter Avalon w/Leva Bates 

Nick Jackson and QT Marshall will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Nick applies a wrist lock. Marshall reverses the hold. Nick regains wrist control. Nick applies a side headlock. Marshall drops down on the canvas. Marshall leapfrogs over Nick. Nick leapfrogs over Marshall. Marshall with a SpringBoard Arm-Drag TakeOver. Marshall goes for a HandSpring Back Flip Kick, but Nick ducks out of the way. That leads us to a big standoff. Avalon is not happy. Avalon admonishes Marshall. Avalon tags himself in. Avalon talks smack to Marshall. Avalon has no time for the flippy crap. Nick drop toe holds Avalon into a SlingShot Leg Drop from Matt. The Young Bucks starts cutting a promo. Double Hip Toss. Double Basement Dropkick.

Matt wraps his legs around Marshall’s neck. Nick kicks Marshall off the ring apron. Matt slams Avalon’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Nick blocks a boot from Avalon. Nick has Avalon draped across the middle rope. Nick tags in Matt. Draping NeckBreaker. Matt follows that with a SlingShot Swanton Bomb. Matt delivers a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Matt with a Flipping NeckBreaker across the right knee of Nick. Avalon scrambles to the corner. Avalon tags in Marshall. Avalon attacks Matt from behind. Avalon tags himself in. Avalon with a SpringBoard Dropkick to Nick. Avalon transitions into a ground and pound attack. Avalon drops Matt with a Leg Lariat for a two count. The referee has a discussion with Avalon. Leva Bates is trying to read a book.

Bates attacks Matt behind the referee’s back. Avalon tags in Marshall. Avalon drives his elbow into the back of Matt’s head. Matt is throwing haymakers at Marshall. Marshall kicks Matt in the gut. Marshall hits The RibBuster for a two count. Matt is displaying his fighting spirit. Matt delivers a Missile Dropkick. Marshall tags in Avalon. Avalon knocks Nick off the ring apron. Matt with a Back Body Drop. Avalon responds with Two Running Forearm Smashes. Matt fires back with Eight Northern Light Suplex’s. Matt tags in Nick. Nick knocks Marshall off the ring apron. Nick ducks under multiple clotheslines from Avalon. Nick with a SuperMan Punch. Nick with a Spinning Back Kick. Nick follows that with a Screw High Kick. Nick delivers his combination offense. Nick with a Double Bulldog. Nick with a shoulder block. Nick hits The SlingShot X-Factor.

Nick wipes out Marshall with a MoonSault off the ring apron. Nick applies The Scorpion Death Lock. Avalon reaches the bottom rope to create separation. Avalon reverses out of the irish whip from Nick. Nick dives over Avalon. Matt Spears Avalon. Young Bucks with a Standing MoonSault/SpringBoard Frog Splash Combination for a two count. Young Bucks dropkicks Marshall to the floor. Nick delivers The PK. Avalon negates The Meltzer Driver. Avalon shoves Matt into Nick. Avalon rolls Matt over for a two count. Avalon with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Avalon and Marshall are not on the same page. Avalon sucker punches Marshall. SuperKick Party in Austin. Young Bucks plants Avalon with The Meltzer Driver to pickup the victory.

Winner: (7-5) The Young Bucks via PInfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez