AEW Dark Results (4/7/20): QT Marshall vs. Lee Johnson

AEW Dark Results 4/7/20
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Transcription by Josh Lopez

Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Cody Rhodes, Excalibur, TAZ, and Jimmy Havoc

Ring Announcer: Dasha Gonzalez 

First Match: (3-8) QT Marshall vs. (0-0) Lee Johnson 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Marshall backs Johnson into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Strong lockup. Marshall applies a hammerlock. Johnson with a snap mare takedown. Marshall floats over into another hammerlock. Johnson decks Marshall with a back elbow smash. Marshall drops Johnson with a shoulder tackle. Johnson drops down on the canvas. Johnson leapfrogs over Marshall. Marshall lunges over Johnson. Marshall with a Hip Toss. Marshall follows that with a deep arm-drag. Marshall drops his knees on the left shoulder of Johnson. Marshall applies an arm-bar. Johnson blasts Marshall with a knife edge chop. Marshall launches Johnson to the corner. Marshall slaps Johnson in the chest.

Marshall whips Johnson across the ring. Johnson with a back elbow smash. Johnson goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Marshall counters with a Vertical Suplex. Marshall hits The Leg Drop for a two count. Marshall applies the abdominal stretch. Marshall punches Johnson in the back. Marshall goes for a Bodyslam, but Johnson lands back on his feet. Johnson dropkicks Marshall. Johnson follows that with The House Call. Johnson with a blistering chop. Marshall reverses out of the irish whip from Johnson. Marshall scores the elbow knockdown. Marshall clotheslines Johnson. Marshall with a Back Body Drop. Marshall whips Johnson into the turnbuckles. Johnson kicks Marshall in the chest. Marshall catches Johnson in mid-air. Marshall connects with The BackBreaker FlatLiner Combination. Marshall lands The Swanton Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: (4-8) QT Marshall via Pinfall 

Second Match: (0-1) Wardlow w/MJF vs. (0-0) Ryan Pyles 

Wardlow makes his entrance in a full suit. Wardlow catches Pyles in mid-air. Wardlow puts Pyles on his shoulders. Wardlow connects with The F10 to pickup the victory.

Winner: (1-1) Wardlow via Pinfall 

Third Match: (6-10) Kip Sabian w/Penelope Ford vs. (0-0) Tony Donati 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Sabian applies a front face lock. Sabian transitions into a cravate. Sabian with a snap mare takedown. Sabian goes for a rear chin lock. Donati counters with a hammerlock. Donati applies the cravate. Donati grabs a side headlock. Sabian stomps on the right foot of Donati. Dontai drops Sabian with a shoulder tackle. Sabian pops back on his feet. Sabian taunts Donati. Donati puts Sabian down to the mat. Sabian drops down on the canvas. Sabian leapfrogs over Donati. Donati lunges over Sabian. Sabian ducks under two clotheslines from Donati. Sabian applies a front face lock. Sabian with an arm-drag takedown. Sabian applies an arm-bar. Donati escapes the hold. Ford trips Donati from the outside.

Sabian nails Donati with The Pump Kick. Sabian with clubbing blows to Donati’s back. Sabian repeatedly stomps on Donati’s chest. Ford attacks Donati behind the referee’s back. Following a snap mare takeover, Sabian repeatedly drives his knee into Donati’s back. Sabian applies The Bow and Arrow Stretch. Donati gets back to a vertical base. Donati is putting the boots to the midsection of Sabian. Sabian scores the elbow knockdown for a two count. Sabian kicks Donati in the gut. Sabian whips Donati into the turnbuckles. Sabian with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Sabian connects with The Roll Through PK for a two count.

Sabian whips Donati across the ring. Donati dives over Sabian. Donati decks Sabian with a back elbow smash. Donati side steps Sabian into the turnbuckles. Donati buries his shoulder into the midsection of Sabian. Donati goes for a PumpHandle Slam, but Sabian counters with a Hip Toss. Sabian goes for The CrossLegged Michinoku Driver, but Donati lands back on his feet. Donati with The Hammerlock BrainBuster for a two count. Sabian launches Donati over the top rope. Donati with a forearm smash. Sabian dropkicks Donati in mid-air. Sabian hits The Draping Fisherman’s NeckBreaker. Pop Up Knee Strike/Rolling Elbow Combination. Sabian with a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Sabian makes Donati tap out to The Cruciatus Clutch.

Winner: (7-10) Kip Sabian via Submission 

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Author: Josh Lopez