August 5, 2020
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Commentary Team: (Jim Ross, TAZ, and Tony Schiavone)
Ring Announcer: Justin Roberts
Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: (6-1) FTR, (18-10) The Young Bucks, (28-8) Kenny Omega, and (20-9) Hangman Page vs. (0-0) The Dark Order (Brodie Lee, Colt Cabana, Evil Uno, Stu Grayson, Alan Angels, and #9) In A 12-Man Tag Team Match
Nick Jackson and Brodie Lee will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie. Lee sends Nick to the corner. Nick side steps Lee into the turnbuckles. Lee with a straight right hand. Lee goes for a SlingShot Senton, but Nick ducks out of the way. Nick dives over Lee. Lee goes for a PowerBomb, but Nick lands back on his feet. Matt tags himself in. Nick ducks a clothesline from Lee. Matt with a forearm smash. Lee catches Nick in mid-air. Matt dropkicks Lee. Double boot into the midsection of Lee. Assisted Dropkick. Lee responds with a double clothesline. Lee goes for a Bodyslam, but Matt lands back on his feet. Nick and #9 are tagged in. Matt with a drop toe hold. Nick follows that with a SlingShot Leg Drop. Corner Clothesline Exchange. Nick with a Top Rope FrankenSteiner for a two count.
Nick applies a wrist lock. Nick tags in Matt. Matt with a Flying Double Foot Stomp across the left wrist of 9. Matt maintains wrist control. Matt tags in Wheeler. Wheeler with a flying elbow smash. Following a snap mare takeover, Wheeler tags in Hardwood. Hardwood repeatedly stomps on the left hand of 9. Hardwood applies a wrist lock. Hardwood tags in Page. Page with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Page and Omega are double teaming 9. Double Irish Whip. Double Knee Lift. Page with a Running Boot. Omega hits The Kotaro Krusher. Page with a Standing Shooting Star Press. Omega with the lateral press for a two count. Dark Order clears the ring. Triple Vertical Suplex. Cabana breaks up the pinning opportunity. Omega is pissed. Omega runs after Cabana. Lee SuperKicks Omega. Simultaneous tag to Uno. Double Irish Whip. Uno with a running elbow smash. Grayson uppercuts Omega. Uno drops Omega with The Big Boot for a two count. Uno tags in Grayson.
Side Walk Slam/SpringBoard Elbow Drop Combination for a two count. Grayson tags in Angels. Angels kicks Omega in the gut. Angels with forearm shivers. Following a snap mare takeover, Angels with a Standing Frog Splash for a two count. Omega reverses out of the irish whip from Angels. Omega with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Omega tags in Hardwood. Hardwood whips Angels across the ring. Hardwood scores the elbow knockdown. Hardwood with a leg drop/elbow drop/falling headbutt combination for a two count. Hardwood slams Angels head on the top turnbuckle pad. Hardwood blasts Angels with a knife edge chop. Hardwood tags in Wheeler. Hardwood slams Angels head on Wheeler’s knees. Wheeler uppercuts Angels. Wheeler points at Evil Uno. Wheeler reverses out of the irish whip from Angels. Wheeler PowerSlams Angels. Wheeler with a Belly to Back Suplex to Grayson. Wheeler clotheslines Uno. Simultaneous tag to Page.
Dark Order denies The Triple Figure Four Leg Lock. Angels with an inside cradle for a two count. Angels with a Spinning Back Kick. Angels applies a front face lock. Grayson tags himself in. Grayson drives his knee into the midsection of Page. Grayson unloads two knife edge chops. Grayson whips Page across the ring. Omega made the blind tag. Page ducks a clothesline from Grayson. Page with a corner clothesline. The ELITE with a Stereo Apron Enzuigiri’s/Leaping Back Elbow Combination. Simultaneous tag to Matt. Page with a Rolling Elbow. Assisted German Suplex. Grayson tags in Uno. Omega ducks a clothesline from Uno. Young Bucks with a Double Dropkick. Omega drills Uno with The Snap Dragon Suplex. Uno tags in Angels. Angles dives over The ELITE. Double Elbow Knockdown. Omega and Page are lighting up Angels chest. Nick with a Spinning Back Kick. Cazadora Cutter. Nick with a Corkscrew Plancha. Nick is fired up. Simultaneous tag to Wheeler. FTR with a BackBreaker/Flying Elbow Drop Combination. Hardwood starts favoring his right knee.
Wheeler tags in Omega. Page and Wheeler brings Hardwood to the backstage area. Omega with The Doctor Bomb. Dark Order starts ganging up on Omega. Angels tags in 9. 9 with an open palm strike. Omega answers with a Leaping Hurricanrana. Matt and Lee are tagged in. Lee delivers The Black Hole Slam for a two count. Simultaneous tag to Grayson. Matt is displaying his fighting spirit. Assisted SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Grayson whips Matt into the turnbuckles. Simultaneous tag to Cabana. Matt is getting demolished in the corner. Cabana lands The Flying Apple. Cabana with a Flying Splash for a two count. Cabana slams Matt’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Cabana tags in Uno. Uno taunts Omega. Uno with a knife edge chop. Matt with rapid fire haymakers. Uno blocks a boot from Matt. Uno throws the right leg of Matt into the hands of the referee. Uno drops Matt with a Leaping NeckBreaker for a two count. Uno slams Matt’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Uno tags in Lee.
Matt with heavy bodyshots. Grayson kicks Matt in the back. Omega returns the favor. Omega with a forearm smash. Lee clotheslines Omega. Lee tags in Cabana. Cabana kicks Matt in the ribs. Lee with the irish whip. Simultaneous tag to Angels. Matt sends Grayson shoulder first into the steel ring post. Matt Spears Uno. Standing Switch Exchange. Angels backs Matt into the turnbuckles. Angels decks Matt with a back elbow smash. Matt kicks Angels in the face. Matt drops Angels with a Corkscrew Cutter. Uno wisely pulls Nick off the ring apron. Grayson with a knee lift. Grayson with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex on the floor. Uno and Grayson tells Matt to bring it. Angels with a Spinning Back Kick. Angels whips Matt across the ring. Matt holds onto the ropes. Matt kicks Angels in the face. Matt launches 9 over the top rope. Matt knocks Cabana off the apron. Matt with Two SomerSault Sentons. Matt with a Flying Double Clothesline on the floor. Matt ducks a clothesline from Lee. Matt crawls under Angels. Angels applies a waist lock. Page returns to the ringside area. Matt creates distance with three sharp elbow strikes. Matt tags in Page.
Page clears the ring. Page kicks Angels in the face. Page with a SpringBoard Clothesline to Grayson. Page with a Fallaway Slam. Page follows that with a SlingShot Pescado. Page clotheslines Angels over the top rope. Page lands The Suicide Dive. Page goes for The Buckshot Lariat, but Uno gets in the way. Angels with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Page answers with a Belly to Back Suplex on the apron. Page delivers The Orihara MoonSault. Page stares at Lee. Page rolls Angels back into the ring. Page sends Angels face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Page wants a piece of Lee. Lee tags himself in. Huge standoff in the center of the ring. Forearm Exchange. Page with a Big Boot. Uno and Grayson sends Page tumbling to the floor. Lee lands The Suicide Dive. Lee rolls Page back into the ring. Simultaneous tag to Cabana. Cabana connects with The Chicago Skyline for a two count. Omega transitions into a ground and pound attack. Angels with a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Simultaneous tag to Grayson. 450 Splash/Running Cannonball Combination for a two count. Grayson is displaying his frustration. Grayson tags in Lee. Page avoids The Discus Lariat. SuperKick Party. SuperKick/Snap Dragon Suplex Combination. Dark Order negates The Last Call. Lee plants Page with The Discus Lariat to pickup the victory.
Winner: (1-0) The Dark Order via Pinfall
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) August 6, 2020
— All Elite Wrestling on TNT (@AEWonTNT) August 6, 2020
Second Match: (12-4) Best Friends vs. (11-12) Santana & Ortiz
Chuck Taylor and Santana will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Santana backs Taylor into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Santana tells Taylor to bring it. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Santana with a waist lock go-behind. Wrist Lock Exchange. Santana applies the cravate. Taylor grabs a side headlock. Hammerlock Exchange. Santana with a side headlock takeover. Taylor answers with the headscissors escape. Santana pops back on his feet Taylor applies a side headlock. Santana drops down on the canvas. Santana leapfrogs over Taylor. Taylor lunges over Santana. Taylor with a cradle cover for a one count. Santana kicks Taylor in the gut. Santana tags in Ortiz. Taylor with a deep arm-drag. Taylor applies an arm-bar. Taylor brings Ortiz to the corner. Taylor tags in Beretta. Beretta applies a wrist lock. Ortiz with a knife edge chop. Beretta drops down on the canvas. Beretta with a leaping meteora. Beretta with a Bridging Northern Lights Suplex for a one count. Beretta tags in Taylor. Ortiz with heavy bodyshots in the corner. Ortiz punches Taylor in the back. Ortiz drops Taylor with a knife edge chop. Ortiz tags in Santana. Double Irish Whip. Taylor kicks Ortiz in the face. Beretta tags himself in.
Taylor side steps Santana into the turnbuckles. Beretta with a forearm smash. Santana kicks Beretta in the gut. Santana blasts Beretta with a knife edge chop. Best Friends with Stereo Clotheslines. Assisted Knee Lift. Beretta follows that with a Swinging DDT. Lawn Dart Cutter. Best Friends Hug. Santana and Ortiz regroups on the outside. Best Friends has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Beretta blocks a boot from Santana. Beretta with a knife edge chop. Beretta with a forearm smash. Beretta delivers a gut punch. Beretta tags in Taylor. Double Irish Whip. Double Elbow Knockdown. Double Elbow Drop. Taylor taunts Ortiz. Taylor with a knife edge chop. Taylor kicks Santana in the gut. Taylor slams Santana’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Taylor tags in Beretta. Beretta with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Beretta with forearm shivers. Santana kicks the left hamstring of Beretta. Santana with a basement dropkick. Santana drops Beretta with a knife edge chop. Santana tags in Ortiz.
Ortiz applies a wrist lock. Ortiz with a Bridging Fisherman’s Suplex for a two count. Ortiz applies the single leg crab. Chop/Forearm Exchange. Ortiz shakes his hips. Ortiz slams Beretta’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Ortiz tags in Santana. Double Irish Whip into the turnbuckles. Ortiz knocks Taylor off the ring apron. Santana with The Uranage Slam for a one count. Beretta with a forearm smash to Ortiz. Beretta decks Santana with a back elbow smash. Ortiz pulls Beretta off the apron. Santana lands The Suicide Dive. Ortiz whips Beretta into the steel barricade. Ortiz rolls Beretta back into the ring. Santana with a Pendulum BackBreaker for a two count. Santana slams Beretta’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Santana tags in Ortiz. Ortiz with a Vertical Suplex for a one count. Ortiz tags in Santana. Santana punches Beretta in the back. Santana with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Santana applies a front face lock. Ortiz tags himself in. Double Vertical Suplex for a two count. Ortiz is choking Beretta with his boot. Ortiz talks smack to Beretta’s mom. Ortiz tags in Santana. Santana and Ortiz goes for another Double Vertical Suplex, but Beretta lands back on his feet. Beretta kicks Ortiz in the face. Beretta creates distance with an Inside Out Lariat.
Beretta tags in Taylor. Taylor with two clotheslines. Taylor drops Santana with The Big Boot. Taylor with a Standing Slice Bread to Ortiz. Taylor follows that with The Falcon Arrow for a two count. Santana negates The Awful Waffle. Santana tags in Ortiz. Taylor ducks a clothesline from Ortiz. Taylor with a Ripcord Sole Food. Taylor delivers another Falcon Arrow for a two count. Taylor with a knife edge chop. Taylor puts Ortiz on the top turnbuckle. Taylor tags in Beretta. Santana punches Beretta in the back. Taylor dumps Santana out of the ring. Best Friends with The Double SuperPlex. Santana pulls Taylor off the apron. Santana throws Taylor into the AEW signage. Ortiz with a forearm shot across the back of Beretta. Ortiz tags in Santana. Beretta reverses out of the irish whip from Ortiz. Assisted Roll Through Cutter. Santana and Ortiz connects with their SitOut PowerBomb/Punt Kick Combination for a two count. Santana argues with the referee. Santana tags in Ortiz. Taylor negates The Street Sweeper. Beretta rolls Ortiz over to pickup the victory.
Winner: (13-4) Best Friends via Pinfall
MJF: AEW faithful, we are currently live at MJF campaign headquarters, and I am so exited to show you where the magic happens. Wardlow? Thank you. Cue ball, that is terrible gum, you’re fired. All right, as you can see, we are currently making posters and pins, and we are shipping them out all across the world. Nina, who put that poster up?
Nina: It wasn’t me, sir, it was Lee.
MJF: Oh, it was Lee. Lee, do you know what level means, bud?
Lee Johnson: Yes.
MJF: Oh, you do, does that poster look level to you?
Lee Johnson: I don’t know.
MJF: Oh, you don’t know. Maybe if this wasn’t on the ground, and it was on the table, you would know. So, I ask again, does this look level to you, Lee?
Lee Johnson: No sir.
MJF: No, it doesn’t. Nina, how are looking in the polls? Nina, smile or don’t talk at all, honey
Nina: We’re currently leading in the polls, sir.
MJF: Epic. Now, right now I’m sure other people would be taking a victory lap, but not me. Just because Tony Khan authorized my match for the AEW World Title at All Out, doesn’t mean we slow down. This campaign is not over until that title is around my waist. Why people?
Nina: Because we deserve better.
MJF: Yes, we do.
Producer: What if Darby wins tonight?
MJF: Oh, the 125 pound emo kid, what if he wins? Yeah, that would suck to have to wrestle him for the world title.
Matt Hady & Sammy Guevara Segment
Matt Hardy: When I made the decision to come to AEW, it’s because I wanted to come somewhere where I felt respected. I wanted to wrestle somewhere, I wanted to work somewhere, where I felt like I had a say in the direction that my career was going to go. And I’ll be honest, when I first came here, I took a look at the incredibly talented roster of men and women here in AEW, a lot of them are sitting right here around the ring. And I said, you know what, maybe I can be an attraction. I’ll introduce AEW to the multiverse of Matt Hardy. It’s a celebration of my career, the best of Matt Hardy, his moments, his personas. I’ve been having a blast, and I know a lot of you out there have as well.
But, I listen to my audience, and AEW in general listens to its audience. And the majority of the audience that is watching Dynamite on their television, the millions, every single week, they want to see me focus on being me. Focus on being, Mat Hardy, the man who is stronger than death, the unkillable one. And that is what i’m going to do on screen. Off screen, I still want to give back. There’s a lot of talented guys here, two guys in particular that remind me a lot of myself and my brother, Private Party, they deserve pop. These two guys, incredible passion, incredible athleticism. If they ever need anything from me, I have their back.
And there’s another man, that I tried to help out, his name is Sammy Guevera. Sammy didn’t want to accept my help. I told him what he needed to do. He needed to get away from Chris Jericho, no longer can you be his underling, his minion, his bump boy, you got to step out on your own, but Sammy didn’t take my advice. And, as a matter of fact, the very first time I showed up on AEW Dynamite, in a ring, Sammy snuck out from underneath the ring and attacked me from behind. So I figured, when he returned last week, what better way to welcome him back than to return the favor? So Sammy, you gave me a proverbial middle finger to the face, so I no longer desire to help you, I desire to hurt you. Sammy, I knew you’d come.
Hardy and Guevara starts brawling around the ringside area. Hardy clotheslines Guevara over the top rope. Guevara pulls Hardy out of the ring. All hell is breaking loose. Hardy throws Guevara into the steel barricade. Hardy launches Guevara over the time keepers table. Hardy bodyslams Guevara on the time keepers table. Hardy pulls out a table from under the ring. Hardy with clubbing blows to Guevara’s back. Guevara negates The Twist Of Fate. Guevara drives Hardy face first into the steel ring post. Guevara with clubbing elbow smashes. Guevara throws a steel chair into Hardy’s face. Hardy is busted open. Guevara lands The 450 Splash through the table.
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) August 6, 2020
Third Match: (24-6-1) Cody Rhodes & (0-0) Matt Cardona w/Arn Anderson vs. (1-7) The Dark Order (Alex Reynolds & John Silver)
Rhodes and Silver will start things off. Rhodes goes for a single leg takedown, but Silver blocks it. Rhodes backs Silver into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Quick shoving contest. Rhodes kicks Silver in the gut. Rhodes with a drop down uppercut. Rhodes with a Delayed Front Suplex for a one count. Rhodes applies a wrist lock. Rhodes tags in Cardona. Cardona with a running forearm smash. Cardona slams Silver’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Cardona whips Silver across the ring. Silver kicks Cardona in the chest. Cardona hits The FlapJack for a one count. Silver kicks the right hamstring of Cardona. Silver drops Cardona with a Mid-Kick. Silver tags in Reynolds. Reynolds goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Cardona counters with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Cardona applies a wrist lock. Cardona tags in Rhodes. Rhodes with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Rhodes maintains wrist control. Reynolds reverses out of the irish whip from Rhodes. Silver runs Rhodes into the edge of the ring frame. Rhodes nails Reynolds with The Pump Kick. Rhodes with a straight right hand. Reynolds launches Rhodes over the top rope. Rhodes decks Silver with a back elbow smash. Rhodes with a forearm smash to Reynolds. Silver sweeps out the legs of Rhodes.
Reynolds with a SlingShot Double Foot Stomp on the apron. Reynolds tags in Silver. Dark Order delivers a series of elbow drops for a two count. Rhodes pie faces Silver. Silver kicks Rhodes in the gut. Silver with a Mid-Kick. Silver tags in Reynolds. Silver rakes the eyes of Rhodes. Reynolds kicks Rhodes in the ribs. Reynolds with a forearm smash. Reynolds whips Rhodes across the ring. Reynolds scores the elbow knockdown for a two count. Rhodes is displaying his fighting spirit. Reynolds drives his knee into the midsection of Rhodes. Reynolds slams Rhodes head on the top turnbuckle pad. Reynolds buries his shoulder into the midsection of Rhodes. Reynolds sends Rhodes chest first into the turnbuckles. Reynolds knocks Cardona off the apron. Cardona is pissed. Reynolds tags in Silver behind the referee’s back. Silver kicks Rhodes in the gut. Silver flexes his muscles. Rhodes rolls Silver over for a two count. Silver continues to attack the injured midsection of Rhodes. Silver tells Rhodes to bring it. Dark Order are cutting the ring in half during the commercial break.
Rhodes is throwing haymakers at Silver. Silver headbutts the midsection of Rhodes. Silver with a waist lock takedown for a two count. Silver tags in Reynolds. Rhodes with heavy bodyshots. Rhodes goes for a sunset flip, but Reynolds holds onto the middle rope. Reynolds with a Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Reynolds applies the sitting abdominal stretch. Reynolds with a short knee lift. Reynolds with the irish whip. Rhodes rolls Reynolds over for a two count. Reynolds drops Rhodes with a running knee lift for a two count. Reynolds with a double knee drop for a two count. Reynolds tags in Silver. Double Irish Whip. Double Front Slam for a two count. The referee is tying to calm down Cardona. Silver tags in Reynolds. Reynolds with a Running Boot to Cardona. Rhodes with an inside cradle for a two count. Reynolds with an elbow drop. Reynolds kicks Rhodes in the ribs. Reynolds tags in Silver. Assisted Knee Lift for a two count. Silver applies a waist lock. Silver kicks Rhodes in the back. Silver taunts Cardona. Silver with clubbing mid-kicks. Rhodes ducks a clothesline from Silver. Rhodes goes for a backslide cover, but Silver lands back on his feet. Silver with a Mid-Kick. Silver SuperKicks Rhodes. Rhodes PowerSlams Silver.
Cardona and Reynolds are tagged in. Cardona with a Leaping Face Plant. Cardona knocks Silver off the apron. Cardona with a leaping double knee strike. Cardona delivers The Missile Dropkick. Cardona with forearm shivers. Cardona with a Double Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Cardona rolls Reynolds back into the ring. Reynolds avoids The Radio Silence. Cardona kicks Reynolds in the gut. Cardona connects with The Tiger Driver for a two count. Silver kicks Cardona in the face. Rhodes drops Silver with The Cody Cutter. Reynolds clotheslines Rhodes over the top rope. Cardona attacks Reynolds from behind. Reynolds reverses out of the irish whip from Cardona. Silver side steps Cardona into the turnbuckles. Silver with Two Step Up Enzuigiri’s. Reynolds with a Rolling Elbow. Reynolds follows that with The Stunner. Silver with a Release German Suplex. Reynolds with the jackknife cover for a two count. Rhodes dumps Reynolds out of the ring. Silver with a Running Boot. Silver negates The Cross Rhodes. Rhodes with a Vertical Suplex over the top rope. Reynolds slams Cardona’s head on the top rope. Reynolds goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Cardona holds onto the ropes. Cardona plants Reynolds with The Radio Silence to pickup the victory. After the match, Scorpio Sky challenges Rhodes to a future TNT Championship Match.
Winner: (25-6-1) Cody Rhodes & (1-0) Matt Cardona via Pinfall
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) August 6, 2020
Chris Jericho & Orange Cassidy Debate
Special Guest Moderator: Eric Bischoff
Eric Bischoff: Thank you, thank you very much, and welcome to the AEW Super Wednesday Debate 2020. Now, the format for this debate is very simple, we have five questions that we put together through various AEW social media platforms, they were picked at random. Neither Mr. Cassidy nor Mr. Jericho have seen these questions.
First Question: Why does Chris Jericho and Orange Cassidy hate each other so much?
Chris Jericho: Well, that’s an easy one, Eric. First of all, before I verbally annihilate you, Orange, I want to say, I sure am glad you dressed for the occasion tonight. It’s disgraceful, you’re right. You see, this is what I hate, no, hate’s not strong enough of a word, this is why I despise you, Cassidy. You take nothing seriously. I despise who you are, I despise who you stand for, and I despise the millions of morons, who follow you and think you’re the greatest thing in pro wrestling history. But, I’ll tell you something, you’re not. As a matter of fact, people laugh at you behind your back, Orange, you’re a joke. Critics, historians, experts, they laugh at everything you do, and so do I. You’re nothing. You’re a nobody. You’re a flash in the pan, nothing more than a ginger jackass, who plays pocket pool on a weekly basis. And Mr. Bischoff, I am finished with my statement.
Eric Bischoff: Well, Mr. Cassidy, I must say, I am rather looking forward to your response. Mr. Cassidy, your response, please?
Chris Jericho: He doesn’t talk, Eric, he’s got nothing to say.
Eric Bischoff: Very well, we’ll move on I guess with the next question.
Second Question: Who is the better wrestler, and who is the biggest star, Chris Jericho or Orange Cassidy?
Chris Jericho: Easy E, with all respect, don’t be an idiot. I mean, I’m Chris Jericho, man. I’m Le Champion. I’m The Demo God. I’ve held 50 titles around the world, Orange Cassidy hasn’t even been out of the state of Florida. And the only title he’s ever had, was being named the biggest slacker in his high school yearbook. And I’ll tell you this, if we went to high school together, Orange, i’d chase you down the hall, kick your ass in front of the lockers, give you a wedgie, steal your money, and take your girlfriend. You’re a nerd. I stand here, in a $10,000 suit, looking like a million bucks. You stand there in a filthy denim jacket that smells like old salami, drakkar noir and batteries. You make me sick. Eric?
Eric Bischoff: All right, then. Mr. Cassidy, your response, please.
Chris Jericho: Nothing.
Eric Bischoff: All right, let’s move this along. I’m sue this one’s gonna really register here with Mr. Cassidy.
Third Question: Global sea levels have been rising over the past century, and the rate has increased in recent decades, what are your thoughts on this very serious global situation?
Chris Jericho: Bischoff, what are you talking about? That’s got nothing to do with this situation, next question.
Orange Cassidy: Sea level continues the rise of about the rate of 1/8 of an inch per year. A higher sea level enables storm surges to push further inland, and therefore increase the extremely dangerous flooding in coastal communities. Failure to minimize our fossil fuel use and reduction of carbon emissions could be devastating to the estimated 40% of the population, United States, that lives in these coastal communities, and globally eight of the world’s largest ten cities, thank you.
Eric Bischoff: Well, I think we have ourselves a debate. Let’s get to the next question.
Fourth Question: Why is Orange Cassidy so popular?
Chris Jericho: You know why he’s so popular, i’ll tell you why, because he is the epitome of everything that’s wrong in pro wrestling today. He’s the epitome of every idiot smart mark fan in this arena tonight and watching at home. He’s lazy, he’s arrogant, he’s entitled, he’s overbearing, and he’s a pimple on the ass of the pro wrestling business. But next week, Orange, i’m gonna pop you. I’m gonna beat you again, for the second time.
And when I do, when my hand is raised, you’re gonna have to give me $7,000 to replace this designer creation, that seems to get oranger every single week from whatever you put in that demonic orange juice of yours. And after you’re embarrassed, after you pay me the money, you’re going to walk out of here, you’re going to leave AEW, you’re going to quit the pro wrestling business and go back to being, Jim The Jabba Juice Guy, down at the mall, and you’re gonna take my order of a blueberry smoothie, with extra protein and pumpkins seeds. And guess what? I’m not gonna give you a tip.
Eric Bischoff: Mr. Cassidy, your response.
Chris Jericho: Nothing, next question.
Fifth Question: Why does this rematch mean so much to both of you?
Chris Jericho: Well, the reason why the rematch means so much to me is …
Orange Cassidy: Hey, Chris, shut up. Shut up. Chris, I know what you’re doing here, I know what this is, I mean, you scheduled the debate against a guy who doesn’t talk. It’s pretty smart, just trying to embarrass me, right? Trying to embarrass me with all of this? I’m not embarrassed, Chris, I don’t care. I don’t care about you, but I do care about next week. See, I do care about that match, I do. I mean, it’s the biggest match of my life. It’s also the biggest match of your life, too, Chris. Can you imagine, Chris, I mean, you’re Chris Jericho, man, you’ve done it all. All the things that we can google later, but i’m telling you right now, Chris, what if Chris Jericho loses to the guy that puts his hands in his pockets? I want you to look at me, Chris. I want you to look into my eyes, and look at the man that is gong to embarrass you. And next week, look at the man that’s gonna beat you. That’s my answer.
Eric Bischoff: I have no choice here, but to declare that, Mr. Cassidy, you’ve walked away with this debate. I’m sorry, that global warming thing got me.
Chris Jericho: What are you talking about? Nobody wins a debate. You know what, Bischoff? I haven’t liked you for 22 years.
Eric Bischoff: It’s been 24 years, and I know exactly how you feel.
Chris Jericho: Orange, you know what, i’m glad you “won” the debate tonight. But next week, i’m going to kick the shit out of you, in this ring. You know what? As a matter of fact, I’m going to kick the shit out of you, right now. Get him, Jake.
Jake Hager starts beating up Orange Cassidy. Jericho drops Cassidy with The Judas Effect. Best Friends storms into the ring to make the save.
Fourth Match: (6-7) Big Swole vs. (0-0) Rebel w/Britt Baker
Swole with a waist lock go-behind. Swole with a side headlock takeover. Hammerlock Exchange. Swole punches Rebel in the back. Swole talks smack to Britt Baker. Rebel attacks Swole from behind. Rebel slams Swole’s head on two turnbuckle pads. Rebel with a Float Over Suplex. Rebel with a Spinning Leg Lariat. Rebel is shocked. Rebel repeatedly slams Swole’s head on the canvas. Rebel climbs to the middle turnbuckle. Rebel goes for The MoonSault, but Swole ducks out of the way. Swole connects with The Dirty Dancing to pickup the victory.
Winner: (7-7) Big Swole via Pinfall
Lineup For Next Weeks AEW Dynamite
– Cody Rhodes (c) w/Arn Anderson vs. Scorpio Sky For The AEW TNT Championship
– Chris Jericho vs. Orange Cassidy
– Kenny Omega & Hangman Page vs. The Jurassic Express
– The Young Bucks vs. The Dark Order (Evil Uno & Stu Grayson)
– Special appearances from Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, and The Rock N Roll Express
Fifth Match: (20-2-1) Jon Moxley (c) vs. (13-11-1) Darby Allin For The AEW World Heavyweight Championship
Allin is playing mind games with Moxley. Slap Exchange. Moxley with a big haymaker. Allin is bleeding from the mouth. Allin tells Moxley to bring it. Moxley kicks Allin in the gut. Allin slides under a clothesline from Moxley. Allin showcases his speed and athleticism. Allin slaps Moxley in the face. Moxley with an Inside Out Lariat. Moxley drops Allin with a knife edge chop. Moxley backs Allin into the turnbuckles. Moxley with a blistering chop. Moxley buries his shoulder into the midsection of Allin. Moxley with a Big Biel Throw. Moxley stomps on the midsection of Allin. Moxley bodyslams Allin. Moxley with an elbow drop for a two count. Moxley goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Allin lands back on his feet. Allin with a SpringBoard Arm-Drag TakeOver. Allin dropkicks Moxley. Allin lands The Suicide Dive. Allin transitions into a ground and pound attack. Moxley and Allin are brawling on the stage. Moxley punches Allin in the back. Moxley launches Allin face first into the steel ring post.
Moxley has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Moxley talks smack to Allin. Moxley rolls Allin back into the ring. Moxley hooks the leg for a two count. Moxley applies a straight jacket hold. Moxley with a short-arm clothesline. Moxley with a straight right hand. Knife Edge Chop Exchange. Allin with a Front Dropkick. Allin ducks a clothesline from Moxley. Moxley with a double leg takedown. Moxley applies the single leg crab. Moxley locks in The STF. Moxley hits The X-Plex. Moxley tells Allin to tap out. Allin drives Moxley shoulder first into the top rope. Allin with a Running Crossbody Block through the ropes. Allin is raining down haymakers. Allin lands The Suicide Dive. Allin dropkicks Moxley. Allin stands on the left hand of Moxley. Allin with a SomerSault Senton.
Allin rolls Moxley back into the ring. Moxley catches Allin mid-air. Moxley goes for a Release German Suplex, but Allin lands back on his feet. Allin delivers his combination offense. Allin negates The Death Rider. Allin drills Moxley with Code Red for a two count. Moxley has Allin perched on the top turnbuckle. Moxley with an Avalanche Release German Suplex. The referee is distracted by Wardlow. MJF clocks Moxley with the AEW World Title Belt. Allin connects with The Coffin Drop for a two count. Allin is shocked. Moxley is busted open. Allin with forearm shivers. Allin kicks Moxley in the face. Allin with a ShotGun Dropkick. Allin ducks a clothesline from Moxley. Allin with The Flipping Stunner. Allin drops Moxley with a running elbow smash. Allin goes for The Coffin Drop, but Moxley counters with The Rear Naked Choke. Moxley with The Gotch Style PileDriver for a two count. Moxley plants Allin with The Death Rider to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still AEW World Heavyweight Champion, (21-2-1) Jon Moxley via Pinfall
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