AEW Dark Results (2/25/20): Dustin Rhodes & QT Marshall vs. Shawn Spears & Peter Avalon

AEW Dark Results 2/25/20
State Farm Arena
Atlanta, Georgia

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: (4-5) Jimmy Havoc vs. (4-8) Marko Stunt w/The Jurassic Express 

Stunt side steps Havoc into the turnbuckles. Stunt with a corner spear. Havoc reverses out of the irish whip from Stunt. Havoc goes for a Stinger Splash, but Stunt counters with a Desperation Boot. Stunt with a SpringBoard Elbow Drop. Stunt dropkicks Havoc to the floor. Stunt lands Two Suicide Dives. Stunt nails Havoc with The Swinging DDT on the floor. Stunt stomps on Havoc’s back. Stunt rolls Havoc back into the ring. Havoc catches Stunt in mid-air. Havoc BuckleBombs Stunt. Havoc follows that with The Brain Buster for a two count. Luther and Melanie Cruise appears on the stage.

Havoc repeatedly stomps on Stunt’s back. Havoc with a straight right hand. Havoc slams Stunt’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Havoc is choking Stunt with his boot. Havoc dumps Stunt back first on the canvas for a two count. Havoc applies the cravate. Havoc transitions into a front chancery. Havoc with an UnderHook Suplex. Havoc hits The Hanging NeckBreaker for a two count. Stunt uses his feet to create separation. Havoc applies The Cross Face. Stunt put his foot on the bottom rope to force the break. Havoc with clubbing blows to Stunt’s chest. Havoc whips the back of Stunt’s neck across the top turnbuckle.

Havoc with a GutWrench Suplex. Havoc with The Bridging Fisherman’s Suplex for a two count. Stunt SuperKicks Havoc. Stunt tees off on Havoc. Havoc drops Stunt with a Discus Haymaker. Stunt avoids The Acid Rain Maker. Stunt with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Stunt slides under Havoc. Stunt with an Apron Enzuigiri. Stunt follows that with a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Stunt with a running knee strike. Havoc regroups on the outside. Stunt goes for The Suicide Dive, but Havoc steps out of the way. Havoc punches Stunt in the back. Havoc connects with The Acid Rain Maker to pickup the victory.

Winner: (5-5) Jimmy Havoc via Pinfall 

– Tony Schiavone reunites with Dasha Gonzalez this week.

Second Match: (6-2) The Dark Order vs. (0-4) The Strong Hearts 

Evil Uno and T-Hawk will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. T-Hawk applies a side headlock. T-Hawk runs into Uno. Uno drops T-Hawk with a shoulder tackle. T-Hawk drops down on the canvas. Uno stops T-Hawk in the chest. T-Hawk blasts Uno with a knife edge chop. T-Hawk ducks a clothesline from Uno. T-Hawk mocks Uno. Uno delivers an eye poke. Uno sends T-Hawk to the corner. Uno tags in Grayson. Dark Order repeatedly stomps on T-Hawk’s chest. T-Hawk with a rolling front chancery. Grayson reverses out of the irish whip from T-Hawk. T-Hawk dropkicks the right knee of Grayson. T-Hawk hammers down on the back of Grayson’s neck. T-Hawk tags in Cima. Cima kicks Grayson in the gut. T-Hawk drop toe holds Grayson into a Sliding Dropkick from Cima. T-Hawk applies the camel clutch. Cima with a basement dropkick. Cima taunts Uno.

Cima applies a hammerlock vice. Grayson reaches the bottom rope to force the break. Cima tags in T-Hawk. Grayson avoids a blistering chop. Grayson drives T-Hawk back first into the turnbuckles. Grayson tags in Uno. Uno with a knife edge chop. Uno with a straight right hand. T-Hawk sends Uno into the ropes. Uno regroups on the outside. T-Hawk runs after Uno. Grayson made the blind tag. Uno leapfrogs over T-Hawk. Grayson hits The Uranage Slam for a two count. Grayson transitions into a ground and pound attack. Grayson slams T-Hawk’s head on the top turnbuckle. The Dark Order are double teaming T-Hawk. Grayson levels T-Hawk with a Body Avalanche. Uno drops T-Hawk with The Big Boot. Uno poses for the crowd.

Uno talks smack to Cima. Uno tags in Grayson. Uno with a Vertical Suplex. Grayson with the lateral press for a two count. T-Hawk with heavy bodyshots. Grayson with a Jumping Knee Strike/Lariat Combination for a two count. T-Hawk rams his elbow into the midsection of Grayson. T-Hawk creates distance with a SpineBuster. Cima and Uno are tagged in. Cima with a Running Dropkick. Cima kicks Uno in the gut. Cima with a Running Meteora. Cima follows that with an O’Connor Roll/Meteora Combination. Cima with a Standing Double Foot Stomp to Grayson. Cima tags in T-Hawk. Double Irish Whip. Cima with a running elbow smash. Uno kicks T-Hawk in the face. T-Hawk chops Uno to the floor. Strong Hearts with Stereo Suicide Dives. T-Hawk rolls Uno back into the ring. Uno hammers down on the back of T-Hawk’s neck. Uno rocks T-Hawk with a massive haymaker.

T-Hawk drop toe holds Uno into a Flying Meteora from Cima. T-Hawk nails Grayson with The Pop Up GTS. T-Hawk with a Reverse Falcon Arrow. T-Hawk tags in Cima. Cima delivers a Missile Dropkick. Cima connects with The Perfect Driver for a two count. Cima tags in T-Hawk. Double Hammer Throw. Uno decks T-Hawk with a back elbow smash. Uno dumps Cima face first on the top turnbuckle pad. Uno whips T-Hawk into Cima. DDT/Samoan Drop Combination. Uno tags in Grayson. Grayson drills Cima with The SpringBoard DDT on the ring apron. Dark Order hits their Electric Chair Toss/SitOut PowerBomb Combination for a two count. Grayson tags in Uno. Dark Order plants T-Hawk with The Fatality to pickup the victory.

Winner: (7-2) The Dark Order via Pinfall 

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AEW Revolution Match Card 

1.) Nyla Rose (c) vs. Kris Statlander For The AEW Women’s World Championship

2.) Darby Allin vs. Sammy Guevara

3.) Dustin Rhodes vs. Jake Hager

4.) Hangman Page & Kenny Omega (c) vs. The Young Bucks For The AEW World Tag Team Championship

5.) Cody Rhodes vs. MJF

6.) Chris Jericho (c) vs. Jon Moxley For The AEW World Championship

Third Match: (5-7) Kip Sabian w/Penelope Ford vs. (4-7) Joey Janela In A Falls Count Anywhere Match 

Janela low blows Sabian before the bell rings. Janela rolls Sabian over for a two count. Ford yells at Janela. Ford with a beautiful arm-drag takeover. Sabian drops Janela with The Big Boot. Sabian inadvertently knocks down Ford. Janela with a running sledge. Janela is throwing haymakers at Sabian. Janela whips Sabian into the steel barricade. Sabian fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Ford with a Flying Crossbody Block off the stage. Sabian is throwing haymakers at Janela. Janela SuperKicks Sabian. Ford goes for a Cartwheel Elbow, but Janela ducks out of the way. Sabian with a Flipping Senton off the barricade. Sabian drives his knee into the midsection of Janela. Sabian throws Janela into the steel ring steps. Sabian applies The Head Capture Arm-Bar.

The action spills to the outside. Janela unloads two knife edge chops. Sabian is trying to crawl away from Janela. Janela with a Running Pump Kick. Janela propels Sabian over the barricade. Janela with rapid fire haymakers. Janela and Sabian are brawling in the crowd. Janela launches Sabian back inside the ringside area. Sabian throws a chair into Janela’s face. Sabian with a knife edge chop. Sabian goes for a running dropkick, but Janela ducks out of the way. Janela hits Sabian with a prosthetic leg. Janela pulls out a table from under the ring. Janela is distracted by Ford. Janela applies a side headlock. Sabian fights out of the fireman’s carry position.

Sabian with a Half and Half Suplex on the ring apron for a two count. Sabian puts Janela through the table with The Twisting NeckBreaker for a two count. Sabian rolls Janela back into the ring. Sabian goes for a Vertical Suplex off the bottom rope, but Janela blocks it. Janela slaps Sabian in the chest. Janela HeadButts Sabian. Janela with a running forearm smash. Ford with a Flying Hurricanrana. Ford follows that with a Cartwheel Spear. Ford slaps Janela in the face. Janela catches Ford in mid-air. Janela throws Ford into Sabian. The two tables were tipped over in the process. Janela connects with the kendo stick shot to pickup the victory.

Winner: (5-7) Joey Janela via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: (5-5) Dustin Rhodes & (0-6) QT Marshall w/Brandi Rhodes vs. (5-8) Shawn Spears & (0-8) Peter Avalon w/Tully Blanchard and Leva Bates 

Marshall and Avalon will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Avalon applies a side headlock. Standing Switch Exchange. Avalon with a Hip Toss. Avalon shhh’s Marshall. Marshall responds with a big haymaker. Marshall tags in Rhodes. Marshall delivers a gut punch. Rhodes follows that with a running knee lift. Marshall with a Standing Mariposa. Rhodes with the cover for a two count. Rhodes applies a wrist lock. Avalon retreats to the corner. Spears tags himself in. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Spears applies a side headlock. Spears drops Rhodes with a shoulder tackle. Rhodes drops down on the canvas. Spears cartwheels around Rhodes. Spears mocks Rhodes. Spears thrust kicks the midsection of Rhodes. Rhodes responds with a drop down uppercut. Does Spears have a chip tooth. Spears kicks Rhodes in the gut. Spears transitions into a corner mount. Rhodes with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Rhodes mocks Spears. Rhodes unloads a flurry of right jabs. Jab Party In Atlanta.

Bionic Elbow/Uppercut Combination. Marshall is distracted by Tully Blanchard. Spears regroups on the outside. Marshall and Avalon are tagged in. Marshall with a forearm smash. Avalon reverses out of the irish whip from Marshall. Marshall decks Avalon with a back elbow smash. Marshall ducks a clothesline from Spears. Marshall knocks Spears off the ring apron. Bates tripes Marshall from the outside. Avalon dropkicks Spears to the floor. Avalon tags in Spears. Spears sends Marshall chest first into the barricade. Spears tees off on Marshall. Spears dumps Marshall back first on the ring apron. Spears tags in Avalon. Avalon and Spears are cutting the ring in half. Avalon with a leg lariat for a two count. Avalon applies a wrist lock. Avalon tags in Spears. Spears bodyslams Marshall. Spears needs a water break. Spears spits water into Marshall’s eyes.

Spears with a forearm smash. Marshall responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Rhodes and Avalon are tagged in. Rhodes with two clotheslines. Avalon reverses out of the irish whip from Rhodes. Rhodes with a drop down uppercut. Rhodes whips Avalon across the ring. Rhodes PowerSlams Avalon. Rhodes avoids the running knee lift. Rhodes PowerSlams Spears. Rhodes gets Avalon in position for Shattered Dreams. Spears made the blind tag. Spears hits The SpineBuster. Marshall uppercuts Spears. Marshall with a BackBreaker/FlatLiner Combination. Spears sends Marshall crashing to the outside. Rhodes with an inside cradle for a two count. Rhodes kicks Marshall in the gut. Rhodes negates The C4.

Rhodes drills Spears with The Canadian Destroyer for a two count. Rhodes puts Marshall on the top turnbuckle. Spears hits Rhodes with a book. Spears with a Diving Frog Splash for a two count. Spears is displaying his frustration. Avalon tags himself in. Spears drops Avalon with a big haymaker. Spears yells at Avalon. Blanchard and Spears heads to the backstage area. Rhodes punches Avalon. Rhodes plays to the crowd. Bates is running interference. Brandi Rhodes Spears Leva Bates. Rhodes connects with The Shattered Dreams. Rhodes and Marshall plants Avalon with their Dominator/Running Cutter Combination to pickup the victory.

Winner: (6-5) Dustin Rhodes & (1-6) QT Marshall via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez