October 7, 2020
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Commentary Team: (Excalibur, Jim Ross, and Tony Schiavone)
Ring Announcers: Justin Roberts
Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: (8-2) Brian Cage (c) vs. (4-7) Will Hobbs For The FTW World Championship
Team TAZ joins the commentary team for this match. Hobbs runs into Cage. Forearm Exchange. Cage drives his knee into the midsection of Hobbs. Hobbs reverses out of the irish whip from Cage. Shoulder Block Exchange. Hobbs with a forearm smash. Cage leapfrogs over Hobbs. Cage drops down on the canvas. Cage scores the elbow knockdown. Hobbs clotheslines Cage. Hobbs goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Cage blocks it. Cage HeadButts Hobbs. Hobbs dodges The Ripcord Lariat. Hobbs with a Running Crossbody Block for a two count. Hobbs delivers a gut punch. Hobbs with forearm shivers. Hobbs transitions into a corner mount. Cage drills Hobbs with The Cheeky Nando’s Kick. Cage with The SitOut FaceBuster for a two count. Cage slams Hobbs head on the top turnbuckle pad. Cage with a straight right hand. Cage with clubbing shoulder blocks. Cage follows that with a knife edge chop. Hobbs with forearm shivers. Cage kicks Hobbs in the gut. Hobbs reverses out of the irish whip from Cage. Cage dives over Hobbs. Cage with a Roll Through Basement Dropkick. Cage with The Fallaway Slam. Cage follows that with The Standing MoonSault for a two count.
Cage applies a rear chin lock. Hobbs with heavy bodyshots. Hobbs with a Belly to Back Suplex. Hobbs kicks Cage in the face. Hobbs with two clotheslines. Hobbs drops Cage with a Leaping Shoulder Tackle. Hobbs whips Cage across the ring. Cage kicks Hobbs in the chest. Hobbs PowerSlams Cage for a two count. Hobbs negates The F5. Hobbs with The SitOut SpineBuster for a two count. Hobbs with a forearm smash. Short-Arm Reversal by Cage. Cage slides under Hobbs. Cage hits The PumpHandle FaceBuster. Cage connects with The F5 for a two count. Hobbs fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Standing Switch Exchange. Release German Suplex. Misfired Lariats. Both men are knocked down after a double clothesline. Second Forearm Exchange. Cage with a Spinning Back Kick. Cage with a Knee Lift. Hobbs dodges The Discus Lariat. Hobbs hits The SpineBuster for a two count. Hobbs is displaying his fighting spirit. Hobbs goes for The Frog Splash, but Cage ducks out of the way. Cage plants Hobbs with The Drill Claw to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still FTW World Champion, (9-2) Brian Cage via Pinfall
— All Elite Wrestling on TNT (@AEWonTNT) October 8, 2020
— All Elite Wrestling on TNT (@AEWonTNT) October 8, 2020
Second Match: (10-2) FTR (c) w/Tully Blanchard vs. (6-10) The Hybrid 2 For The AEW World Tag Team Championship
Dax Hardwood and Jack Evans will start things off. Evans immediately dropkicks Wheeler. Evans with a Hurricanrana for a two count. Evans rolls Hardwood over for a two count. Angelico tags himself in. Evans kicks Hardwood in the face. Evans with a SpringBoard Corkscrew Enzuigiri. Evans dropkicks Wheeler off the ring apron. Angelico follows that with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Angelico with a waist lock go-behind. Angelico crawls under Hardwood. Angelico brings Hardwood down to the mat. Angelico applies a leg lock. Wheeler pulls Hardwood out of the ring. FTR regroups on the outside. FTR catches Angelico in mid-air. Evans lands The SomerSault Plancha. Evans rolls Hardwood back into the ring. Evans hooks the outside leg for a two count. Evans bodyslams Hardwood. The referee is distracted by Tully Blanchard. Evans gets crotched on the top turnbuckle. Hardwood with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip off the middle turnbuckle. Hardwood hits The Knee Crusher on the steel barricade. Hardwood wraps the left leg of Evans around the steel ring post. Hardwood tags in Wheeler.
Wheeler applies The Ring Post Figure Four Leg Lock. Wheeler stomps on the left hamstring of Evans. Wheeler with a Running Stampeded into the turnbuckles. Wheeler gets Evans tied up in the tree of woe. Wheeler tags in Hardwood. FTR are double teaming Evans. Hardwood tugs on Evans hair. Hardwood with a knife edge chop. Hardwood wraps the left leg of Evans around the middle rope. Hardwood taunts Angelico. Wheeler attacks Evans behind the referee’s back. Evans rolls Hardwood over for a one count. Hardwood hyperextends the left leg of Evans. Hardwood tags in Wheeler. Wheeler with a Sliding Forearm Smash. Wheeler drops his weight on the left leg of Evans. Wheeler mocks Angelico. Wheeler hooks both legs for a two count. Quick shoving contest. The referee is trying to get Angelico out of the ring. Wheeler with clubbing blows to Evans back. Following a snap mare takeover, Wheeler applies a leg lock. Evans is displaying his fighting spirit. Wheeler drops Evans with The Knee Crusher. Wheeler with a single leg takedown. Evans sends Wheeler face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Wheeler tags in Hardwood.
Hardwood stops Evans in his tracks. Evans with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Hardwood with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Hardwood applies the single leg crab. Evans grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Hardwood goes for The Knee Crusher, but Evans rolls him over for a two count. Hardwood tags in Wheeler. Wheeler tries to cheap shot Angelico. Evans crawls under Wheeler. Evans tags in Angelico. Angelico with two clotheslines. Hardwood applies The Full Nelson Lock. Angelico with a Step Up Enzuigiri to Wheeler. Angelico backs Hardwood into the turnbuckles. Angelico with a deep arm-drag. Angelico with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Angelico follows that with a drop toe hold. Angelico applies The Double Navarro Lock. Wheeler reverses out of the irish whip from Angelico. Evans tags himself in. Evans with an Apron Enzuigiri. TH2 connects with their Flying Double Foot Stomp/Belly to Back Suplex Combination. Evans knocks Hardwood off the apron. Evans hooks the outside leg for a two count. Evans tags in Angelico. Assisted 450 Splash for a two count. Angelico tags in Evans. Hardwood pulls Angelico out of the ring. Wheeler punches Evans in mid-air. Wheeler tags in Hardwood. FTR hits their Bridging German/Dragon Suplex Combination for a two count.
Wheeler dumps Angelico out of the ring. Evans with a series of back elbow smashes. Hardwood with a straight right hand. Hardwood puts Evans on the top turnbuckle. Hardwood punches Evans in the back. Hardwood knocks Angelico off the apron. Evans with three sharp elbow strikes. Evans sends Hardwood crashing into the canvas. Evans lands The Corkscrew Leg Drop. Evans follows that with The MoonSault for a two count. Angelico launches Wheeler over the top rope. Wheeler avoids the leg sweep. Angelico with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Angelico goes for The SomerSault Plancha, but Wheeler ducks out of the way. Wheeler with The Gory Bomb into the apron. Evans with a Spinning Kick to Wheeler. Evans with The Bridging Backslide Cover for a two count. Hardwood duck under two clotheslines from Evans. Hardwood goes for a Release German Suplex, but Evans lands back on his feet. Evans with The Rolling Capo Kick. Hardwood responds with a Lariat. Hardwood hits The Tiger Driver for a two count. Evans kicks Hardwood in the chest. Hardwood pulls Evans off the bottom turnbuckle. Hardwood tags in Wheeler. FTR plants Evans with their SuperPlex/Flying Splash Combination to pickup the victory. After the match, we see The Young Bucks SuperKicking the camera man backstage. We also found out that Best Friends will battle FTR for the AEW Tag Team Titles on next weeks edition of AEW Dynamite.
Winner: Still AEW World Tag Team Champions, (11-2) FTR via Pinfall
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) October 8, 2020
Third Match: (11-2) Brodie Lee (c) w/The Dark Order vs. (26-7-1) Cody Rhodes w/The Nightmare Family In A Dog Collar Match For The AEW TNT Championship
Rhodes knocks John Silver off the ring apron. Lee drops Rhodes with The Big Boot. Lee with an elbow drop. Lee kicks Rhodes in the back. Lee bodyslams Rhodes. Lee with another elbow drop for a one count. Silver is already busted open. Lee goes for an elbow drop, but Rhodes ducks out of the way. Rhodes kicks Lee in the face. Rhodes with two running clotheslines. Rhodes kicks Lee in the gut. Rhodes follows that with a drop down uppercut. Lee denies The Cody Cutter. Lee pulls Rhodes out of the ring. Lee uppercuts Rhodes. Lee dumps Rhodes face first on the apron. Rhodes dropkicks Silver off the steel chair. Lee drags Rhodes back into the ring. Lee clotheslines Rhodes. Lee drops Rhodes with The DDT. Anna Jay brings Silver to the backstage area. Lee rams the chain across Rhodes face. Rhodes is busted open. Lee with an elbow smash. Lee rakes the forehead of Rhodes. Lee with a knife edge chop. Lee punches Rhodes in the back. Lee whips Rhodes across the ring. Rhodes slides under Lee. Rhodes drives the chain into the nether regions of Lee. Rhodes drops Lee with The Chain Assisted Side Russian Leg Sweep.
Tug Of War. Rhodes lands The Suicide Dive. Rhodes with clubbing blows to Lee’s back. Lee tosses Rhodes around the ringside area. Lee kicks Rhodes in the ribs. Lee goes for The ChokeSlam, but Rhodes blocks it. Rhodes with two haymakers. Rhodes hits The Cody Cutter on the floor. Forearm Exchange. Rhodes delivers The Disaster Kick. Rhodes punches Lee in the back. Rhodes with The Package PileDriver through the table. Lee is busted open. Rhodes rolls Lee back into the ring. Rhodes hooks the inside leg for a two count. Rhodes tells Lee to get up. Rhodes with forearm shivers. Rhodes with The Front Suplex. Rhodes repeatedly whips Lee with the chain. Rhodes transitions into a ground and pound attack. Rhodes starts choking Lee with the chain. Rhodes repeatedly slams Lee’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Lee launches Rhodes over the top rope. Lee is trying to hang Rhodes with the chain. Lee hits The Black Hole Slam for a two count. Lee is raining down haymakers. Lee throws a chair at Arn Anderson.
Anderson drills Alex Reynolds with The SpineBuster. Lee attacks Anderson with the chain. Rhodes rolls Lee over for a two count. Rhodes kicks Lee in the gut. Rhodes with a drop down uppercut. Rhodes is mauling Lee in the corner. Following a snap mare takeover, Rhodes wraps the chain around Lee’s neck. Rhodes lands The MoonSault for a two count. Lee kicks the right shoulder of Rhodes. Lee SuperKicks Rhodes. Rhodes connects with The Cross Rhodes for a two count. Lee negates The Din’s Fire. Lee unloads Two SuperKicks. Lee PowerBombs Rhodes for a two count. Rhodes drives Lee face first into the steel ring post. Lee with an open palm strike. Lee slaps Rhodes in the chest. Lee with The SuperPlex. Rhodes and Lee are trading back and forth shots. Rhodes with a left jab. Lee responds with a Release Dragon Suplex. Lee goes for The Discus Lariat, but Rhodes ducks out of the way. Rhodes delivers The Final Cut. Rhodes wraps the chain rain around Lee’s face. Rhodes with clubbing elbow smashes. Rhodes plants Lee with The Cross Rhodes to pickup the victory.
Winner: New AEW TNT Champion, (27-7-1) Cody Rhodes via Pinfall
— All Elite Wrestling on TNT (@AEWonTNT) October 8, 2020
Your next 3 competitors in the 8-man tournament for the number 1 contendership for the AEW World Championship were announced as
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— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) October 8, 2020
Fourth Match: (11-8) Big Swole vs. (1-1) Serena Deeb
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Deeb bring Swole down to the mat. Deeb with a side headlock takeover. Swole answers with the headscissors escape. Swole signals for the test of strength. Swole has the leverage advantage. Deeb rolls Swole over for a one count. Swole applies a hammerlock. Swole with forearm shivers across the back of Deeb. Swole with a BackBreaker. Swole with a forearm smash. Swole sends Deeb to the corner. Deeb clotheslines Swole. Deeb with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip on the middle rope. Deeb hits The Draping NeckBreaker. Deeb repeatedly drops her elbow on the left knee of Swole. Deeb grapevines the legs of Swole. Deeb with The Reverse SurfBoard Stretch for a two count. Deeb with an Arm-Ringer. Deeb pulls Swole down to the mat. Deeb works on her joint manipulation game.
Deeb slams the left hand of Swole on the canvas for a two count. Swole is displaying her fighting spirit. Deeb punches Swole in the back. Deeb with another Arm-Ringer. Deeb applies The Octopus Stretch. Deeb with the irish whip. Swole decks Deeb with a back elbow smash. Swole with two clotheslines. Swole with forearm shivers. Deeb dodges The RoundHouse Kick. Swole ducks a clothesline from Deeb. Swole HeadButts Deeb for a two count. Swole with the irish whip. Deeb launches Swole over the top rope. Swole with a RoundHouse Kick. Swole goes for The SlingShot Cutter, but Deeb counters with The BackStabber for a two count. Swole wit an inside cradle for a two count. Deeb with the backslide cover for a two count. Deeb kicks Swole in the gut. Swole negates The Modified PileDriver. Swole with a forearm smash. Uppercut Exchange. Swole nails Deeb with The Pump Kick. Swole HeadButts Deeb. Swole connects with The Dirty Dancing to pickup the victory.
Winner: (12-8) Big Swole via Pinfall
Jon Moxley Promo
October 14th marks one year of AEW Dynamite on TNT, but I will not be celebrating, I haven’t had much time at all to celebrate this year because for every monster, for every hungry kid, for every legend that I take out, there’s another waiting right around the corner. That’s the life of the world champion. And i’ve been in this game long enough to know that eventually everybody’s triggers gets pulled, your number will get called eventually, eventually somebody’s gonna take me out. And that man could damn well be, Lance Archer. That day could damn well be October 14th. You see, one does not simply beat Lance Archer, one survives Lance Archer, I know from experience.
My last encounter with Archer, I barely left Tokyo with my teeth in my head, and my head on my shoulders. And now the chickens have come home to roost and he’s tracked me halfway around the world to finish the job. Not unlike a samurai, we meditate daily on their own demise, people ripped apart by swords and arrows. I know every time that I hand the belt to the referee, I may never get to touch it again. So what happens October 14th, Lance? Maybe you win, maybe I win. I got a lot of regrets in my life, but laying down for you is not gonna be one of them. I’m gonna leave everything in that ring. You’re gonna have to take it from me, you’re gonna have to unstrap that belt off my dead body. Maybe you do. Well, it’s like you always say, Lance, everybody dies.
Line Up For Next Weeks AEW Dynamite
– Jon Moxley (c) vs. Lance Archer w/Jake The Snake Roberts For The AEW World Championship
– Cody Rhodes (c) vs. Orange Cassidy For The AEW TNT Championship
– FTR (c) w/Tully Blanchard vs. Best Friends For The AEW World Tag Team Championship
– Miro & Kip Sabian will be in action.
Fifth Match: (19-8-1) Chris Jericho & (9-5) Jake Hager w/The Inner Circle vs. (6-4) Luther & (3-10) Serpentico
Jericho and Serpentico will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Jericho with a forearm smash. Jericho with a knife edge chop. Jericho whips Serpentico across the ring. Serpentico ducks a clothesline from Jericho. Serpentico with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Serpentico with a Flying Forearm Smash. Jericho reverses out of the irish whip from Serpentico. Serpentico kicks Jericho in the chest. Serpentico with a Hurricanrana. Jericho clotheslines Serpentico. Serpentico tags in Luther. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Chop Exchange. Luther drops Jericho with The Big Boot. Luther with a running clothesline. Luther with a Butterfly Suplex. Luther is raining down haymakers. Luther tags in Serpentico. Serpentico with The SlingShot Double Foot Stomp. Serpentico tags in Luther. Luther with a Snap Vertical Suplex. Assisted Reverse Suplex for a two count. Luther rakes the eyes of Jericho. Luther with a knife edge chop. Luther whips Jericho across the ring. Jericho ducks a clothesline from Luther. Luther goes for a dropkick, but Jericho holds onto the ropes. Jericho hits The LionSault. Jericho tags in Hager.
Forearm Exchange. Hager runs into Luther. Second Forearm Exchange. Hager backs Luther into the turnbuckles. Hager with clubbing shoulder blocks. Luther kicks Hager in the face. Hager with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex. Hager drags Luther to the corner. Hager goes for The Vader Bomb, but Luther gets his feet up in the air. Luther tags in Serpentico. Luther repeatedly bodyslams Serpentico on top of Hager. Serpentico with The Running Meteora for a two count. Serpentico is throwing haymakers at Hager. Hager shoves Serpentico. Serpentico side steps Hager into the turnbuckles. Serpentico with an Apron Enzuigiri. Hager catches Serpentico in mid-air. Hager PowerSlams Serpentico. Hager tags in Jericho. Hager stands on Serpentico’s chest. Jericho with a Delayed Vertical Suplex. Jericho poses for the crowd. Jericho unloads two knife edge chops. Jericho whips Serpentico across the ring.
Jericho goes for The Back Body Drop, but Serpentico counters with The DDT. Serpentico tags in Luther. Luther knocks Hager off the ring apron. Luther clotheslines Jericho over the top rope. Assisted SomerSault Plancha. Luther wipes out The Inner Circle with The Flying Cannonball Senton. Luther rolls Jericho back into the ring. Luther connects with The King Kong Knee Drop for a two count. Jericho sends Luther to the apron. Jericho goes for a SpringBoard Dropkick, but Luther counters with a Lariat. Luther tugs on Jericho’s hair. Luther with The SpringBoard Bulldog for a two count. Luther rakes the eyes of Jericho. Luther whips Jericho across the ring. Jericho kicks Luther in the chest. Luther dodges The Judas Effect. Luther with a German Suplex. Chaos Project hits their Flying Meteora/SpineBuster Combination for a two count. Hager clotheslines Serpentico to the floor. Luther attacks Jericho with the baseball bat. Luther drops Jericho with The Big Boot for a two count. Luther knocks Sammy Guevara off the apron. Jericho plants Luther with The Judas Effect to pickup the victory.
Winner: (20-8-1) Chris Jericho & (10-5) Jake Hager via Pinfall
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