AEW Dynamite Results (12/16/20): Kenny Omega vs. Joey Janela

AEW Dynamite
December 16, 2020
Daily’s Place
Jacksonville, Florida

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Commentary Team: (Excalibur, Jim Ross, and Tony Schiavone)

Ring Announcers: Justin Roberts

First Match: (26-12) Hangman Page &  (2-6) The Dark Order (Alex Reynolds & John Silver) vs. (7-2) Matt Hardy & (14-23) Private Party In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Hangman Page and Marq Quen will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Quen applies a side headlock. Page whips Quen across the ring. Quen runs into Page. Double Drop/Leapfrog Exchange. Quen dodges The Big Boot. Page avoids The Step Up Enzuigiri. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Quen tags in Hardy. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Hardy backs Page into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Page is throwing haymakers at Hardy. Hardy kicks Page in the gut. Hardy brings Page to the corner. Simultaneous tag to Kassidy. Double Irish Whip. Hardy kicks Page in the gut. Private Party goes for a Double Belly to Back Suplex, but Page lands back on his feet. Triple Big Boot. Page and Dark Order sends Hardy and Private Party crashing to the outside. Silver jumps on Page’s back. Reynolds bodyslams Kassidy. Assisted Senton Splash for a two count. Kassidy delivers a gut punch. Page with a knife edge chop. Kassidy reverses out of the irish whip from Page. Reynolds made the blind tag.

Page ducks under two clotheslines from Kassidy. Page decks Kassidy with a back elbow smash. Reynolds tags in Silver. Double Face Plant. Page with The Running Shooting Star Press. Silver hooks the outside leg for a two count. Silver unloads Three Mid-Kicks. Silver flexes his muscles. Silver punches Kassidy in the back. Silver goes for The Gorilla Slam, but Kassidy lands back on his feet. Kassidy rolls under a clothesline from Silver. Kassidy tags in Quen. Quen with two clotheslines. Quen with a Hip Toss. Quen follows that with a Back Body Drop to Reynolds. Quen nails Silver with The Pump Kick. Quen tags in Kassidy. Double Irish Whip. Double Inverted Atomic Drop. Double Leg Sweep. Wish Bone Attack. Double Basement Dropkick for a two count. Kassidy applies a front face lock. Silver with heavy bodyshots. Kassidy drives Silver back first into the turnbuckles. Kassidy tags in Hardy. Hardy with a corner clothesline. Quen tags himself in. Hardy sends Silver chest first into Kassidy’s knees. Assisted MoonSault Press for a two count. Quen transitions into a ground and pound attack. Quen tags in Hardy.

Hardy tees off on Silver. Hardy whips Silver across the ring. Hardy applies The Sleeper Hold. Silver with a Belly to Back Suplex. Hardy ducks a clothesline from Silver. Silver with clubbing elbow smashes. Hardy sends Silver chest first into the turnbuckles. Hardy drops Silver with a NeckBreaker. Hardy goes for The Flying Double Axe Handle Strike, but Silver counters with a mid-air gut punch. Silver creates distance with The BrainBuster. Page and Kassidy are tagged in. Page with two clotheslines. Kassidy reverses out of the irish whip from Page. Page kicks Kassidy in the face. Page knocks Quen off the apron. Page ducks a clothesline from Kassidy. Kassidy goes for a Release German Suplex, but Page lands back on his feet. Page with a SpringBoard Clothesline to Quen. Page ducks a clothesline from Kassidy. Page with The Fallaway Slam. Page with The SlingShot Pescado. Page follows that with an Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Page goes for a PowerBomb, but Kassidy counters with a Hurricanrana. Kassidy tags in Hardy. Hardy hits The Side Effect for a two count. Hardy plays to the crowd. Page denies The Twist Of Fate. Page sends Hardy to the corner. Page clotheslines Hardy. Reynolds and Quen are tagged in.

Reynolds clotheslines Quen. Quen reverses out of the irish whip from Reynolds. Reynolds side steps Quen into the turnbuckles. Reynolds with a Running Elbow Smash. Reynolds with a Spinning Elbow Strike. Reynolds ducks a clothesline from Quen. Reynolds with The Rolling Elbow. Reynolds with The Cravate Suplex for a two count. Kassidy knocks Silver off the ring apron. Reynolds dumps Kassidy out of the ring. Quen with a shot to the midsection of Reynolds. Silver side steps Quen into the turnbuckles. Silver with Two Step Up Enzuigiri’s. Reynolds with The Rolling Elbow. The Stunner/Pop PowerBomb/German Suplex Combination for a two count. Hardy punches Silver from the outside. Hardy connects with The Draping Twist Of Fate on the floor. Page with forearm shivers. Kassidy with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick that propels Page over the ringside barricade. Kassidy with an Apron Enzuigiri to Reynolds. Reynolds kicks Kassidy in the face. Hardy tugs on Reynolds hair. Private Party plants Reynolds with The Gin & Juice. Hardy tags himself in. Hardy hooks the outside leg to pickup the victory.

Winner: (8-2) Matt Hardy & (15-23) Private Party via Pinfall 

Second Match: (30-9-2) Cody Rhodes w/Arn Anderson and Brandi Rhodes vs. (12-15) Angelico w/Jack Evans 

Angelico applies a hammerlock. Angelico with a headlock takeover. Angelico taunts Rhodes. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Rhodes applies a wrist lock. Rhodes with an arm-drag takeover. Wrist Lock Exchange. Angelico kicks Rhodes in the chest. Test Of Strength. Rhodes with an arm-ringer. Second Wrist Lock. Angelico with another arm-drag takeover. Angelico is playing mind games with Rhodes. Rhodes floats over into a side headlock. Chain Grappling Exchange. Rhodes backs Angelico into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Pie Face Exchange. Rhodes and Angelico are running the ropes. Rhodes drops down on the canvas. Rhodes leapfrogs over Angelico. Rhodes dropkicks Angelico for a one count.

Rhodes applies a front face lock. Angelico backs Rhodes into the turnbuckles. Evans trips Rhodes from the outside. Angelico attacks Rhodes from behind. Angelico with clubbing hamstring kicks. Angelico with a left jab. Angelico argues with the referee. Rhodes decks Angelico with a back elbow smash. Evans continues to run interference. Anderson pulls Evans off the ring apron. Anderson shoves Evans. Angelico kicks the left hamstring of Rhodes. Angelico stomps on Rhodes back. Angelico is mauling Rhodes in the corner. Rhodes slaps Angelico in the chest. Angelico with a flurry of left jabs. Angelico with a straight right hand for a one count. Following a snap mare takeover, Rollup Exchange. Angelico stomps on Rhodes back. Angelico stands on the right hand of Rhodes. Angelico applies a wrist lock. Angelico goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Rhodes lands back on his feet.

Standing Switch Exchange. Rhodes with a back heel trip. Rhodes with a Running Knee Strike. Rhodes follows that with two clotheslines. Angelico reverses out of the irish whip from Rhodes. Rhodes dives over Angelico. Rhodes PowerSlams Angelico for a two count. Rhodes blocks a boot from Angelico. Rhodes kicks Angelico in the gut. Rhodes goes for a drop down uppercut, but Angelico counters with The Navarro Tres Mil. Rhodes bites the bottom rope which forces the break. Angelico toys around with Rhodes. Rhodes nails Angelico with The Pump Kick. Rhodes with the backslide cover for a two count. Rhodes rocks Angelico with a big haymaker. Rhodes goes for The Disaster Kick, but Angelico counters with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Angelico applies The Navarro Death Roll. Rhodes refuses to quit. Short-Arm Reversal by Rhodes. Rhodes kicks Angelico in the gut. Rhodes with a drop down uppercut. Angelico negates The Cross Rhodes. Rhodes avoids The Flying Forearm Smash. Rhodes connects with The Cody Cutter to pickup the victory.

Winner: (31-9-2) Cody Rhodes via Pinfall 

Eddie Kingston & Lance Archer Segment 

Third Match: (0-0) The Inner Circle vs. (20-9) Best Friends w/Orange Cassidy, (1-3) Top Flight, (3-12) Brian Pillman Jr, and (4-15) Griff Garrison In A 12-Man Tag Team Match 

Orange Cassidy joins the commentary team for this match. Chris Jericho and Brian Pillman Jr will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Pillman with an arm-drag takedown. Jericho slaps Pillman in the face. Jericho kicks Pillman in the gut. Jericho with a forearm smash. Jericho unloads three knife edge chops. Jericho repeatedly stomps on Pillman’s chest. Jericho is choking Pillman with his boot. Pillman reverses out of the irish whip from Jericho. Jericho ducks a clothesline from Pillman. Pillman slaps Jericho in the face. Pillman with three blistering chops. Jericho reverses out of the irish whip from Pillman. Pillman with The Flying Crossbody Block. Pillman dropkicks Jericho. Pillman with The SpringBoard Dropkick.

Jericho regroups on the outside. Pillman with The SlingShot Corkscrew Pescado. Pillman is fired up. Pillman rolls Jericho back into the ring. Jericho kicks Pillman in the gut. Jericho with a forearm smash. Jericho sends Pillman to the corner. Pillman kicks Jericho in the face. Pillman applies a wrist lock. Pillman tags in Garrison. Pillman bodyslams Jericho. Garrison with The SlingShot Leg Drop. Ortiz breaks up the pinning opportunity. Garrison with forearm shivers. Garrison whips Jericho across the ring. Jericho kicks Garrison in the chest. Jericho with a knife edge chop. Jericho tags in Guevara. Guevara kicks Garrison in the gut. Guevara is lighting up Garrison’s chest. Garrison reverses out of the irish whip from Guevara. Garrison with a Hip Toss. Garrison tags in Dontae.

Guevara gives Dontae the middle finger. Dontae kicks the right hand of Guevara. Guevara sends Dontae across the ring. Guevara leapfrogs over Dontae. Guevara back flips over Dontae. Guevara dropkicks Dontae. Guevara pops back on his feet. Guevara takes a bow. Guevara with a knife edge chop. Short-Arm Reversal by Guevara. Guevara stomps on Dontae’s back. Dontae reverses out of the irish whip from Guevara. Dontae with a Leaping Leg Lariat for a two count. Dontae sends Guevara to the corner. Dontae with a running forearm smash. Guevara reverses out of the irish whip from Dontae. Dontae dives over Guevara. Darius made the blind tag. Dontae slips over Guevara’s back. Dontae ducks a clothesline from Guevara. Darius with a Roll Through Mid-Kick for a two count. Darius uppercuts Guevara. Darius with a forearm smash. Darius applies a front face lock. Darius tag in Dontae. Wrist Lock Exchange. Guevara with a big haymaker. Santana and Beretta are tagged in.

Quick shoving contest. That leads us to a pier six brawl. Best Friends Hug. Beretta tells Santana to bring it. Beretta knocks Ortiz off the ring apron. Ortiz scores an illegal ankle pick. Santana transitions into a ground an pound attack. Santana with Two Rolling Vertical Suplex’s. Santana tags in Ortiz. Double Vertical Suplex. Ortiz applies a wrist lock. Ortiz tags in MJF. MJF with The Flying Double Foot Stomp. Beretta exits the ring. Jericho kicks Beretta in the face. The Inner Circle gangs up on Beretta behind the referee’s back. Santana whips Beretta into the steel barricade. MJF taunts Taylor. Santana rolls Beretta back into the ring. MJF hooks the outside leg for a one count. MJF poses for the crowd. Beretta delivers a gut punch. Beretta unloads two knife edge chops. MJF pulls Beretta down to the mat. MJF drags Beretta to the corner. Guevara tags himself in.

Guevara stomps on Beretta’s chest. Double Delayed Vertical Suplex for a two count. Guevara applies a rear chin lock. Beretta is displaying his fighting spirit. Guevara clotheslines Beretta. Guevara tags in Jericho. Jericho stops Beretta in his tracks. Jericho repeatedly stomps on the right shoulder of Beretta. Jericho slams Beretta’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Jericho with a straight right hand. Jericho whips Beretta into the turnbuckles. Jericho clotheslines Beretta. Jericho with a Belly to Back Suplex. Jericho kicks Beretta in the face. Jericho cranks on the left wrist of Beretta. Jericho tags in Guevara. Double Irish Whip. Double Shoulder Tackle. Inner Circle Pose. Guevara hooks the outside leg for a two count. Guevara goes for The Shooting Star Press, but Beretta ducks out of the way. Beretta drops Guevara with The Running Knee. Guevara tags in Ortiz. Ortiz knocks Taylor off the apron. Beretta creates distance with The Back Drop Driver. Beretta tags in Darius.

Darius ducks a clothesline from Ortiz. Darius clears the ring. Darius kicks Ortiz in the face. Darius dives over Ortiz. Darius ducks another clothesline from Ortiz. Darius with The Standing Spanish Fly. Dontae made the blind tag. Santana nails Darius with The Pump Kick. Dontae lands The SomerSault Plancha. Dontae rolls Ortiz back into the ring. Dontae sends Ortiz to the corner. Dontae with a Flying Forearm Smash. Simultaneous tag to Taylor. Taylor with a Rising Knee Strike. Sole Food/Half & Half Suplex Combination. Taylor tags in Pillman. Pillman with The SpringBoard Shoulder Tackle. Pillman tags in Garrison. Garrison ducks a clothesline from Hager. Garrison drops MJF with The Big Boot. Garrison sends Hager tumbling to the floor. Garrison lands The Stinger Splash. Garrison with The Rolling Elbow. Jericho clocks Garrison with the baseball bat. Ortiz tags in Hager. Hager with The Inside Out Lariat. Hager connects with The F10. Hager tags in MJF. MJF hooks the outside leg to pickup the victory.

Winner: (1-0) The Inner Circle via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: (12-16) Christopher Daniels & (27-20) Frankie Kazarian vs. (7-2) The Acclaimed 

Frankie Kazarian and Anthony Bowens will start things off. Kazarian ducks a clothesline from Bowens. Kazarian with a Hip Toss. Kazarian with a deep arm-drag. Kazarian follows that with a side headlock takeover. Bowens whips Kazarian across the ring. Kazarian drops Bowens with a shoulder tackle. Bowens drops down on the canvas. Kazarian catches Bowens in mid-air. Kazarian with The Bridging Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Kazarian with a knife edge chop. Kazarian tags in Daniels. Double Wrist Lock. Kazarian kicks Bowens in the chest. Daniels clotheslines the back of Bowens neck. Kazarian with The Doubkle Foot Stomp. Daniels with the lateral press for a two count. Daniels blasts Bowens with a knife edge chop. Daniels was distracted by Caster. Daniels goes for a PowerBomb, but Bowens counters with a Back Body Drop. Bowens tags in Caster.

Caster with clubbing shoulder blocks. Haymaker Exchange. Caster drives his knee into the midsection of Daniels. Caster sends Daniels to the corner. Daniels kicks Caster in the face. Daniels delivers The Missile Dropkick. Daniels slams Caster’s head on Kazarian’s boots. Following a snap mare takeover, Daniels tags in Kazarian. Daniels with a SlingShot Elbow Drop. Kazarian with The SlingShot Leg Drop for a two count. Caster drives his knee into the midsection of Kazarian. Caster tags in Bowens. Kazarian with a deep arm-drag. Kazarian applies an arm-bar. Kazarian unloads two knife edge chops. Kazarian with the irish whip. Bowens launches Kazarian over the top rope. Kazarian with a big haymaker to Caster. Bowens drives Kazarian back first into the steel ring post. The Acclaimed gangs up on Kazarian. The referee admonishes Caster. Bowens rolls Kazarian back into the ring.

Bowens slams Kazarian’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Bowens with two knife edge chops. Kazarian is throwing haymakers at Bowens. Bowens kicks Kazarian in the gut. Bowens slams Kazarian’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Bowens tags in Caster. Caster kicks Kazarian in the gut. Caster hammers down on the back of Kazarian’s neck. Caster drops Kazarian with a NeckBreaker for a one count. Caster applies an arm-bar. Caster stomps on the left shoulder of Kazarian. Caster tags in Bowens. The Acclaimed works on the left wrist of Kazarian. Caster kicks the left shoulder of Kazarian. Double Snap Mare TakeOver. Double SuperKick for a two count. Bowens applies the cravate. Kazarian buries his elbow into the midsection of Bowens. Bowens pulls Kazarian down to the mat for a one count. Bowens applies a rear chin lock. Kazarian with heavy bodyshots. Bowens drives his knee into the midsection of Kazarian. Bowens tags in Caster. Double Irish Whip. Kazarian decks Caster with a back elbow smash. Kazarian kicks Bowens in the face. Kazarian side steps Caster into the turnbuckles. Kazarian dumps Bowens out of the ring. Kazarian with a shoulder block. Kazarian drops Caster with The SlingShot DDT. Caster tags in Bowens. Bowens stops Kazarian in his tracks. Kazarian uses his feet to create separation. Kazarian tags in Daniels.

Daniels with a shoulder block. Daniels with two clotheslines. Daniels follows that with a Back Body Drop to Caster. Daniels unloads a flurry of right jabs. Bowens reverses out of the irish whip from Daniels. Daniels with The STO. Standing Switch Exchange. Daniels hits The Blue Thunder Bomb for a two count. Bowens denies The Angel Wings. Daniels with The Uranage Slam. Caster punches Daniels in the back. Kazarian clotheslines Daniels to the floor. Bowens with a knife edge chop. Bowens puts Daniels on the top turnbuckle. Bowens with a straight right hand. Daniels shoves Bowens off the middle turnbuckle. Caster runs interference. Kazarian pulls Caster off the apron. Daniels with The Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Caster whips Kazarian into the steel barricade. Bowens with  a forearm smash across the back of Daniels neck. Daniels fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Daniels with The O’Connor Roll for a two count. Caster clocks Daniels with the boom box. Bowens with The Twisting Emerald Flowsion to pickup the victory. After the match, The Acclaimed challenges The Young Bucks to an AEW World Tag Team Title Match.

Winner: (8-1) The Acclaimed via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: (16-9) Big Swole & (4-2) Serena Deeb vs. (12-4) Diamante & (13-3) Ivelisse 

Serena Deeb and Ivelisse will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Ivelisse brings Deeb down to the mat. Strong lockup. Deeb backs Ivelisse into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Ivelisse decks Deeb with a back elbow smash. Ivelisse whips Deeb across the ring. Deeb ducks under two clotheslines from Ivelisse. Deeb with a running clothesline. Deeb slams Ivelisse’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Deeb tags in Swole. Ivelisse avoids the uppercut. Ivelisse tags in Diamante. Diamante with a waist lock go-behind. Diamante punches Swole in the back. Swole blocks a boot from Diamante. Swole with a Snap BackBreaker. Swole applies a side headlock. Diamante whips Swole across the ring. Swole ducks a clothesline from Diamante. Swole with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex. Swole punches Diamante in the back. Diamante delivers a gut punch. Diamante pulls Swole down to the mat. Diamante with a cheap shot to Deeb. The referee is trying to calm down Deeb.

Diamante has Swole perched on the middle rope. Ivelisse attacks Swole behind the referee’s back. Diamante with The Draping Release German Suplex for a one count. Diamante applies a front face lock. Ivelisse tags herself in. Double Vertical Suplex for a one count. Ivelisse applies a rear chin lock. Swole with heavy bodyshots. Ivelisse with an unique takedown for a two count. Ivelisse slams Swole’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Ivelisse with a knife edge chop. Ivelisse tags in Diamante. Diamante with a blistering chop. Diamante is throwing haymakers at Swole. Diamante repeatedly stomps on Swole’s chest. Diamante is choking Swole with her boot. Diamante applies the cravate. Following a snap mare takeover, Diamante kicks Swole in the back for a two count. Diamante applies a side headlock. Swole with heavy bodyshots. Diamante with clubbing blows to Swole’s back. Diamante hooks the outside leg for a two count. Diamante grabs a side headlock. Diamante hammers down on the back of Swole’s neck. Diamante toys around with Swole. Diamante with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Swole decks Diamante with a back elbow smash. Swole rocks Ivelisse with a forearm smash. Diamante drops Swole with a Running Knee Lift for a one count. Diamante applies a rear chin lock. Swole finally creates separation. Swole tags in Deeb.

Deeb bodyslams Ivelisse. Deeb clotheslines Diamante. Deeb with a drop toe hold. Deeb grapevines the legs of Ivelisse. Deeb with a Snap Vertical Suplex for added pressure. Deeb uppercuts Diamante. Deeb whips Diamante across the ring. Deeb blocks a boot from Diamante. Deeb with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Ivelisse thrust kicks the midsection of Deeb. Ivelisse sends Deeb to the corner. Deeb side steps Ivelisse into the turnbuckles. Deeb applies a front face lock. Deeb hits The Draping NeckBreaker. Deeb with The Fireman’s Carry GutBuster. Deeb applies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Ivelisse tags in Diamante. Diamante is putting the boots to Deeb. Diamante with two haymakers. Double Knee Lift. Double Side Slam for a two count. Deeb drops Diamante with The Swinging Fisherman’s NeckBreaker. Deeb tags in Swole. Swole with a chop/forearm combination. Swole ducks a clothesline from Diamante. Diamante avoids The Dirty Dancing. Ivelisse tugs on Swole’s hair. Swole with a forearm smash. Diamante ducks a clotheslie from Swole. Diamante with a knee lift. Swole negates The Standing Slice Bread. Swole HeadButts Diamante. Swole connects with The Tiger Drive. Swole makes Diamante tap out to The Texas CloverLeaf. After the match, Nyla Rose and Vickie Guerreo attacks Swole and Deeb. Red Velvet storms into the ring with a steel chair to make the save.

Winner: (17-9) Big Swole & (5-2) Serena Deeb via Submission 

Line Up For Next Weeks AEW Dynamite 

– The Jurassic Express vs. Colt Cabana & The Dark Order (Alan Angels & Preston Vance) In A 6-Man Tag Team Match

– The Young Bucks (c) vs. The Acclaimed For The AEW World Tag Team Championship

– Chris Jericho & MJF w/Wardlow vs. Top Flight

– Hikaru Shida will be in-action

– Evil Uno vs. Dustin Rhodes

– PAC vs. The Butcher

Sixth Match: (34-10) Kenny Omega w/Don Callis vs. (17-22) Joey Janela w/Sonny Kiss In A No Disqualification Match. If Joey Janela Wins, He’ll Get A Future AEW World Title Opportunity 

Don Callis will be providing ringside commentary for this match. Janela throws a garbage can at Omega before the bell rings. Janela lands The Suicide Dive. Janela runs Omega into the steel barricade. Janela pulls out a steel chair. Janela sends Omega back first into the barricade. Omega hits The Kotaro Krusher on the chair. Omega with a Baseball Slide Dropkick. Omega lands The Rise Of The Terminator. Omega repeatedly whips Janela with a metal cookie sheet. Omega cuts a promo on Janela during the match. Omega puts the garbage can on the steel ring post. Garbage Can Assisted MoonSault for a two count. Omega is displaying his frustration.

Omega tugs on Janela’s pigtails. Omega with a knife edge chop. Omega with a knee lift. Omega continues to hit Janela with the cookie sheet. Omega with The SpringBoard Double Foot Stomp. Omega goes for The One Winged Angel, but Janela counters with The Reverse Hurricanrana. Sonny Kiss pulls out a table from under the ring. Janela is throwing haymakers at Omega. Janela lands The Flying Leg Drop through the table. Janela rolls Omega back into the ring. Janela goes for The MoonSault, but Omega ducks out of the way. Omega delivers V-Triggers 1 and 2. Omega connects with The One Winged Angel to pickup the victory. After the match, The Death Triangle appears on the stage. Pac informs us that Kenny Omega will be putting his AEW World Title on the line against Fenix on the December 30th edition of AEW Dynamite.

Winner: (35-10) Kenny Omega via Pinfall 

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