AEW Dynamite Results (12/23/20): The Young Bucks vs. The Acclaimed

AEW Dynamite
December 23, 2020
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Jacksonville, Florida

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

Ring Announcers: Justin Roberts

First Match: (23-9-1) Chris Jericho & (17-3) MJF w/Jake Hager vs. (1-4) Top Flight 

Chris Jericho and Darius Martin will start things off. Slap Exchange. Darius is throwing haymakers at Jericho. Jericho rakes the eyes of Darius. Jericho with clubbing blows to Darius back. Jericho unloads two knife edge chops. Jericho with a straight right hand. Jericho talks smack to Darius. Jericho with the irish whip. Darius dives over Jericho. Jericho kicks Darius in the face. Darius leapfrogs over Jericho. Darius with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Top Flight tees off on Jericho. Darius applies a wrist lock. Darius tags in Dontae. Double Irish Whip. Double Leg Sweep. Double Mid-Kick for a one count. MJF yells at the referee. Dontae with two haymakers. Dontae whips Jericho across the ring. Jericho kicks Dontae in the chest. Jericho whips Dontae into the turnbuckles. Jericho tags in MJF. MJF is choking Dontae with his boot. MJF tells Dontae to bring it. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. MJF back Dontae into the turnbuckles. Pie Face Exchange. MJF kicks Dontae in the gut. Dontae reverses out of the irish whip from MJF. Dontae with a double leapfrog. Dontae dropkicks MJF to the floor. MJF regroups on the outside.

That leads us to a pier six brawl. Darius is lighting up Jericho’s chest. Top Flight transitions into stereo corner mounts. Top Flight showcases their athleticism. Stereo Dropkicks. MJF slaps Dontae in the face. Dontae runs after MJF. Dontae ducks a clothesline from MJF. Jericho punches Dontae. MJF shoves Darius into the ring apron. Jericho stomps on Dontae’s chest. MJF is choking Dontae with his boot. The referee admonishes MJF. MJF rolls Dontae back into the ring. MJF with an elbow drop for a two count. MJF applies an arm-bar. MJF tags in Jericho. Jericho kicks Dontae in the gut. Following a snap mare takeover, Jericho kicks Dontae in the back for a one count. Jericho poses for the crowd. Jericho toys around with Dontae. Dontae with three haymakers. Jericho drives his knee into the midsection of Dontae. Jericho stomps on Dontae’s chest. Jericho with a Belly to Back Suplex. Jericho tags in MJF. Double Irish Whip. Double Flapjack. The Inner Circle walks over Dontae. MJF taunts Darius. MJF starts choking Dontae behind the referee’s back. MJF with the lateral press for a one count. MJF slams Dontae’s head on the left boot of Jericho. MJF tags in Jericho. MJF stands on Dontae’s chest. Jericho catapults Dontae throat first into the bottom rope. MJF and Hager attacks Dontae behind the referee’s back. Jericho uses the middle rope for leverage for a two count. Jericho slaps Dontae in the face. Jericho slams Dontae’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Jericho puts Dontae on the top turnbuckle. Jericho with a knife edge chop. Jericho is throwing haymakers at Dontae. Jericho goes for The SuperPlex, but Dontae blocks it. Dontae sends Jericho chest first into the canvas. Dontae with The Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. MJF and Darius are tagged in.

Darius ducks a clothesline from MJF. Darius knocks Jericho off the apron. Darius kicks MJF in the face. Darius dives over MJF. Darius sends MJF across the ring. Darius with The Standing Spanish Fly. Darius lands The Suicide Dive. Darius delivers The Missile Dropkick for a two count. Darius with a RoundHouse Kick. Assisted Tornado DDT for a two count. Darius tags in Dontae. Darius has MJF draped across the top strand. Dontae with a Leaping Seated Senton. Dontae with The Bridging O’Connor Roll for a two count. Dontae follows that with forearm shivers. Dontae whips MJF across the ring. MJF and Dontae starts running the ropes. MJF PowerBombs Dontae. MJF tags in Jericho. Jericho hits The LionSault for a two count. Darius sends MJF back first into the ringside barricade. Jericho goes for The Walls Of Jericho, but Dontae counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Dontae tags in Darius. Jericho with The SpineBuster. Assisted SomerSault Plancha. Darius rolls Jericho over for a two count. Jericho clotheslines Darius. Jericho transitions into a ground and pound attack. Jericho tags in MJF. The Inner Circle gangs up on Darius. Double Irish Whip. Darius connects with The Double DDT. Darius clotheslines Jericho over the top rope. Dontae throws Jericho into the time keepers table. Darius clotheslines MJF. Hager pulls Darius off the apron. MJF plants Darius with The Heat Seeker to pickup the victory. After the match, Jake Hager complains about Wardlow missing in action. Hager will battle Wardlow on next weeks AEW Dynamite.

Winner: (24-9-1) Chris Jericho & (18-3) MJF via Pinfall 

Sting, Darby Allin and Team TAZ Segment

Second Match: (7-3) The Jurassic Express vs. (1-0) The Dark Order (Colt Cabana, Alan Angels, and Preston Vance) In A 6-Man Tag Team Match

Marko Stunt and Colt Cabana will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Cabana backs Stunt into the turnbuckles. Cabana puts Stunt on the top turnbuckle. Cabana pats Stunt on his forehead. Stunt with a Flying HeadScissors TakeOver. Stunt dropkicks Cabana. Angels tags himself in. Stunt with a deep arm-drag. Stunt applies an arm-bar. Stunt backs Angels into the ropes. Stunt tags in Jungle Boy. Double Irish Whip. Jungle Boy with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Stunt with a Rising Knee Strike. Jungle Boy follows that with a jackknife cover for a two count. Jungle Boy blasts Angels with a knife edge chop. Jungle Boy whips Angels across the ring. Jungle Boy leapfrogs over Angels. Jungle Boy drops down on the canvas. Jungle Boy dropkicks Angels for a two count. Jungle Boy applies a front face lock. Jungle Boy tags in Stunt.

Angels reverses out of the irish whip from Jungle Boy. Jungle Boy slides under Angels. Stunt dropkicks Angels. Ripcord Splash/Leg Drop Combination for a two count. Stunt shoves Cabana. Angels drives Stunt back first into the turnbuckles. Angels tags in Cabana. Stunt avoids a flurry of strikes. Luchasaurus and Vance are tagged in. Luchasaurus drops Cabana with a knife edge chop. Luchasaurus kicks the left shoulder of Vance. Luchasaurus with an Overhand Chop. Luchasaurus tags in Stunt. Luchasaurus bodyslams Vance. Assisted Splash/Senton Combination. Stunt tags in Jungle Boy. Assisted Swanton Bomb for a two count. Jungle Boy with a knife edge chop. Vance reverses out of the irish whip from Jungle Boy. Jungle Boy side steps Vance into the turnbuckles. Jungle Boy showcases his speed and agility. Jungle Boy with a shoulder block. Jungle Boy slips over Vance’s back. Vance denies The Cazadora Arm-Drag. Cabana runs interference. Angels with an Apron Enzuigiri. Vance with The SlingShot Wheelbarrow Suplex for a two count. Vance with a knife edge chop. Vance slams Jungle Boy’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Vance tags in Angels.

Angels with a running forearm smash. Following a snap mare takeover, Angels with The Standing Frog Splash for a two count. Angels applies a front face lock. Angels tags in Cabana. Cabana delivers a gut punch. Jungle Boy with repeated boots into the midsection of Cabana. Cabana blocks a boot from Jungle Boy. Cabana with a back heel trip. Cabana with an elbow drop for a two count. Cabana dumps Jungle Boy out of the ring. Jungle Boy with a forearm smash. Jungle Boy kicks Vance in the gut. Jungle Boy with a double hand chop to Angels. Cabana drops Jungle Boy with The Pounce. Cabana slams Jungle Boy’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Cabana tags in Angels. Angels repeatedly stomps on Jungle Boy’s chest. Angels whips Jungle Boy across the ring. Angels with a Running Knee Lift for a two count. Angels hooks the outside leg for a one count. Angels kicks Jungle Boy in the back. Angels with a forearm smash. Angels sends Jungle Boy to the corner. Angels tags in Vance. Jungle Boy is displaying his fighting spirit. Vance catches Jungle Boy in mid-air. Dropkick/Fallaway Slam Combination for a two count. Vance whips Jungle Boy across the ring. Vance goes for The SpineBuster, but Jungle Boy lands back on his feet. Standing Switch Exchange. Jungle Boy with The Rebound Lariat. Vance tags in Angels. Angels stops Jungle Boy in his tracks. Angels goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Jungle Boy lands back on his feet. Jungle Boy rolls under a clothesline from Angels. Jungle Boy tags in Luchasaurus.

Luchasaurus clotheslines Angels. Luchasaurus kicks Cabana off the ring apron. Luchasaurus delivers his combination offense. Luchasaurus with The Wheelbarrow German Suplex. Luchasaurus pops back on his feet. Vance with a forearm smash. Luchasaurus shoves Vance. Vance with The Pump Kick. Luchasaurus answers with The Tail Whip. Luchasaurus catches Angels in mid-air. Luchasaurus throws Angels into Cabana. Luchasaurus ChokeSlams Angels. Luchasaurus follows that with The Standing MoonSault for a two count. Luchasaurus tags in Stunt. Luchasaurus kicks Cabana in the face. Assisted Flying Crossbody Block. Luchasaurus with a Spinning RoundHouse Kick. Vance punches Stunt in mid-air. Vance rolls Stunt back into the ring. Luchasaurus goes for The ChokeSlam, but Cabana gets in the way. Cabana sends Luchasaurus face first into the steel ring post. Dark Order connects with their Bionic Elbow/SpineBuster/Frog Splash Combination for a two count. Short-Arm Reversal by Stunt. Stunt slides under Angels. Stunt dropkicks Angels into Cabana and Vance. Stunt tags in Jungle Boy. Jungle Boy ducks a clothesline from Angels. Jungle Boy dropkicks Cabana and Vance off the apron. Jungle Boy SuperKicks Angels. Luchasaurus sends Stunt crashing into Cabana and Vance. Jurassic Express plants Angels with The Assisted SitOut PowerBomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: (8-3) The Jurassic Express via Pinfall 

Third Match: (9-7-1) PAC w/Pentagon Jr vs. (20-9) The Butcher w/Eddie Kingston, The Blade, and The Bunny 

Eddie Kingston joins the commentary team for this match. Butcher launches Pac to the corner. Pac side steps Butcher into the turnbuckles. Pac sticks and moves. Pac repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Butcher. Butcher launches Pac over the top rope. Pac slides back into the ring. Pac tells Butcher to bring it. Butcher runs after Pac. Pac stomps on Butcher’s chest. Pac unloads a series of mid-kicks. Pac with a Sliding Dropkick. Butcher drops Pac with a Running Crossbody Block. Butcher stomps on Pac’s chest. Butcher slams Pac’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Butcher is choking Pac with his knee. Butcher with clubbing blows to Pac’s back. Butcher with a knife edge chop. Pac kicks Butcher in the gut. Butcher answers with a gut punch. Butcher with a Hip Toss. Butcher stomps on Pac’s back. Butcher with a forearm smash for a two count. Butcher repeatedly whips Pac into the turnbuckles. Pentagon argues with The Bunny. Pac with a gut punch. Butcher punches Pac in the back. Butcher with a blistering chop. Butcher brings Pac to the corner. Stomp Exchange. Pac regroups on the outside.

Pac whips Butcher into the steel barricade. Butcher drops Pac with The Big Boot. Butcher sends Pac back first into the barricade. Butcher kicks Pac in the chest. Butcher rolls Pac back into the ring. Butcher stomps on Pac’s chest. Butcher with two knee drops. Butcher is choking Pac with his boot. Butcher with a GutWrench Suplex for a two count. Butcher continues to kick Pac. Pac decks Butcher with a JawBreaker. Pac with clubbing hamstring kicks. Pac with a Mid-Kick/Spinning Back Kick Combination. Pac SuperKicks Butcher. Pac delivers The Missile Dropkick. Pac prepares for The Black Arrow. Blade sends Pentagon face first into the steel ring post. Pac is distracted by Blade. Butcher with an Inside Out Lariat. Butcher with The Full Nelson Slam. Butcher connects with The Falling PowerBomb for a two count. Butcher argues with the referee. Kingston is trying to get Butcher’s attention. Lance Archer appears on the stage. Pac drops Butcher with The RoundHouse Kick. Pac plants Butcher with The Black Arrow to pickup the victory.

Winner: (10-7-1) PAC via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: (19-10) Dustin Rhodes w/Lee Johnson vs. (21-7) Evil Uno w/Stu Grayson 

Uno attacks Rhodes before the bell rings. Uno with a knife edge chop. Uno is throwing haymakers at Rhodes. Rhodes with two running haymakers. Rhodes transitions into a corner mount. Rhodes kicks Uno in the gut. Rhodes with a Running Boot. Rhodes whips Uno across the ring. Rhodes goes for a deep arm-drag, but Uno holds onto the ropes. Uno stomps on the left hand of Rhodes. Uno dropkicks Rhodes to the floor. Uno whips Rhodes into the steel barricade. Rhodes with a chop/haymaker combination. Uno nails Rhodes with a throat thrust. Uno with a chop/haymaker combination of his own. Uno inadvertently chops the steel ring post. Rhodes continues to use the ring post as a weapon. Rhodes uppercuts Uno. Rhodes works on his joint manipulation game. Rhodes rakes the eyes of Uno. Rhodes with an elbow smash. Rhodes is mauling Uno in the corner.

Rhodes is raining down haymakers. Rhodes repeatedly stomps on Uno’s chest. Rhodes with the irish whip. Uno ducks a clothesline from Rhodes. Uno drops Rhodes with The Big Boot. Uno lands The Swanton Bomb for a two count. Uno stands on the left hand of Rhodes. Uno hammers down on the back of Rhodes neck. Uno with a forearm shot across the back of Rhodes. Uno uses the bottom rope as a weapon. The referee admonishes Uno. Rhodes with rapid fire haymakers. Uno kicks Rhodes in the gut. Uno drops Rhodes with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Uno continues to stomp on Rhodes chest. Uno is choking Rhodes with his boot.

Uno drives Rhodes back first into the barricade. Uno whips Rhodes into the apron. Uno resets the referee’s five count. Uno kicks Rhodes in the gut. Rhodes hits The Canadian Destroyer. Rhodes with The Flying Crossbody Block. Uno connects with The Spike PileDriver for a two count. Uno is favoring his right hand. Rhodes and Uno are trading back and forth shots. Rhodes with a double sledge. Big Boot Exchange. Uno nails Rhodes with The Spinning Heel Kick. Rhodes side steps Uno into the turnbuckles. Rhodes plants Uno with The Running Bulldog to pickup the victory. After the match, Rhode refuses to join The Dark Order. Stu Grayson attacks Rhodes from behind. Grayson transitions into a ground and pound attack. Grayson drops Johnson with The Pump Knee Strike. Grayson hits The Nightfall. QT Marshall storms into the ring. Dark Order gangs up on Marshall. Johnson delivers The SpringBoard Double Missile Dropkick.

Winner: (20-10) Dustin Rhodes via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: (28-7) Hikaru Shida vs. (1-4) Alex Gracia  

Shida kicks Gracia in the gut. Shida goes for The Falcon Arrow, but Gracia blocks it. Shida repeatedly slams Gracia’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Shida with forearm shivers. Shida sends Gracia to the corner. Gracia avoids the flying forearm smash. Gracia with a single leg dropkick. Shida dropkicks Gracia to the floor. Shida drops Gracia with a running forearm smash. Shida rolls Gracia back into the ring. Shida hooks the outside leg for a two count. Gracia with an inside cradle for a two count. Shida kicks Gracia in the gut. Gracia reverses out of the irish whip from Shida.

Gracia with a running elbow smash. Gracia with The Running Boot for a two count. Gracia with forearm shivers. Shida kicks Gracia in the gut. Shida with The Delayed Vertical Suplex. Shida punches Gracia in the back. Shida has Gracia draped across the ring apron. Shida with a Running Knee Lift. Shida is distracted by Abadon. Shida pulls Abadon over the barricade. Shida is raining down haymakers. Shida repeatedly stomps on Abadon’s chest. Shida avoids the referee’s ten count. Shida goes for The Tamashi, but Gracia rolls her over for a two count. Gracia goes for a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver, but Shida counters with The Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Shida connects with The Falcon Arrow to pickup the victory. After the match, Shida starts brawling with Abadon.

Winner: (29-7) Hikaru Shida via Pinfall 

 Shawn Spears Interview 

Line Up For Next Weeks AEW Dynamite 

– Kenny Omega (c) w/Don Callis vs. Fenix w/Pentagon Jr For The AEW World Championship

– The Return Of Jon Moxley

– Hikaru Shida (c) vs. Abadon For The AEW Women’s World Championship

– Jake Hager vs. Wardlow

– Chris Jericho will be on commentary.

Sixth Match: (27-12) The Young Bucks (c) vs. (8-1) The Acclaimed For The AEW World Tag Team Championship 

Matt Jackson and Max Caster will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Matt hammers down on the left shoulder of Caster. Caster with two haymakers. Caster whips Matt across the ring. Matt slides under Caster. Matt dropkicks Caster. Matt with a deep arm-drag. Matt applies an arm-bar. Matt grabs a side wrist lock. Matt tags in Nick. Nick works on the left wrist of Caster. Caster with a straight right hand. Caster tags in Bowens. Nick sweeps out the legs of Bowens. Nick applies a wrist lock. Nick tags in Matt. Double Wrist Lock. Double Chop. Double Irish Whip. Double Elbow Knockdown. Double boot into the midsection of Caster. Double Vertical Suplex on top of Bowens. Assisted Double Dropkick. The Acclaimed regroups on the outside.

The Bucks with Stereo Baseball Slide Dropkicks. Matt whips Bowens into the steel barricade. Caster launches Nick over the barricade. Nick with a forearm smash. Matt Spears Caster. The Bucks hits The Risky Business on the floor. Matt rolls Bowens back into the ring. Matt drags Bowens to the corner. Matt tags in Nick. Matt catapults Bowens into an Apron Enzuigiri from Nick. Nick with The SpringBoard Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Nick applies a front face lock. Nick tags in Matt. Matt punches Bowens in the back. Matt is throwing haymakers at Bowens. Caster trips Matt from the outside. Bowens knocks Nick off the ring apron. Bowens with a running forearm smash. The Acclaimed works on the left wrist of Matt. Double Snap Mare Takeover. Double Boot for a two count. Bowens applies a front face lock. Double Irish Whip. Nick made the blind tag.

Matt rolls under the double clothesline. Matt dumps Caster out of the ring. Matt kicks Bowens in the face. Nick with The SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Nick with two clotheslines. Nick knocks Caster off the apron. Nick with a shoulder block. Nick hits The SpringBoard X-Factor. Nick follows that with The Apron MoonSault. Nick goes for The Swanton Bomb, but Bowens gets his knees up in the air. Caster with a Belly to Back Suplex on the apron. Bowens repeatedly stomps on Nick’s chest. Bowens talks smack to Nick. Bowens transitions into a ground and pound attack for a two count. Bowens applies a front face lock. Bowens tags in Caster. Double Vertical Suplex for a two count. Caster applies an arm-bar. Bowens tags himself in. Bowens scores a right jab. Bowens slams Nick’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Bowens with a knife edge chop. Bowens with The Olympic Slam for a two count. Nick decks Bowens with a back elbow smash. Nick with a straight right hand. Bowens kicks Nick in the gut. Haymaker Exchange. Bowens whips Nick into the turnbuckles. Bowens grapevines the legs of Nick. Bowens tags in Caster.

Caster stomps on Nick’s chest. Caster applies The Cobra Clutch. Caster with a Belly to Back Suplex. Nick avoids The Elbow Drop. Nick pulls Bowens off the apron. Caster stops Nick in his tracks. Caster goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Nick lands back on his feet. Nick with the sunset flip for a two count. Caster applies The Ankle Lock. Bowens wisely pulls Matt off the apron. Caster punches Nick in the back. Caster with the irish whip. Caster with a Corner Spear. Caster tags in Bowens. The Acclaimed gangs up on Nick. Bowens hooks the outside leg for a two count. Bowens tags in Caster. Standing Switch Exchange. Nick backs Bowens into the turnbuckles. Nick side steps Caster into Bowens. Nick crawls under Bowens. Nick rolls under the double clothesline. Nick tags in Matt. Matt with rapid fire haymakers. Matt nails Caster with a throat thrust. Matt with The Double DDT. Matt with a straight right hand. Caster reverses out of the irish whip from Matt. Matt lures Caster to the outside. Nick with a Running Boot. Bowens decks Matt with a back elbow smash. Matt answers with The Locomotion Northern Lights Suplex.

Matt applies The Sharpshooter. Caster whips Nick into the barricade. Caster tees off on Matt. Matt refuses to let go of the hold. Nick pulls Caster out of the ring. Nick applies The Sharpshooter on the floor. Bowens grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Bowens kicks Matt in the face. Matt catches Bowens in mid-air. Matt tags in Nick. Doomsday Device for a two count. Nick gets crotched on the top turnbuckle. Caster kicks Matt off the apron. Caster launches Matt over the barricade. The Acclaimed connects with their SuperPlex/Flying Crossbody Block Combination for a two count. Nick tags in Matt. Second Haymaker Exchange. Caster rakes the eyes of Matt. Caster goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Matt lands back on his feet. SuperKick Party. Referee Rick Knox goes down in the process. Caster with a Pop Up Low Blow. Bowens clocks Nick with the boombox. Referee Paul Turner storms into the ring. Caster hooks the outside leg for a two count. The Acclaimed prepares for The Indy Taker. Nick shoves Caster into Bowens. Nick SuperKicks Bowens. Matt PowerBombs Bowens through the time keepers table. Nick SuperKicks Caster. Nick tags in Matt. The Bucks plants Caster with The BTE Trigger to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still AEW World Tag Team Champions, (28-12) The Young Bucks via Pinfall 

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