AEW Dark Results (2/9/21): Joey Janela vs. Jack Evans

AEW Dark Results 2/9/21
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Ring Announcer: Justin Roberts

Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: (12-2) The Natural Nightmares & (1-8) Nick Comoroto vs. (0-2) Jersey Muscle & (0-4) Vary Morales In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Dustin Rhodes and Tony Vincita will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Rhodes applies a side headlock. Vincita whips Rhodes across the ring. Rhodes drops Vincita with a shoulder tackle. Vincita drops down on the canvas. Vincita goes for a leapfrog, but Rhodes holds onto the ropes. Rhodes uppercuts Vincita. Rhodes with a deep arm-drag. Rhodes applies an arm-bar. Rhodes tags in Marshall. Rhodes whips Vincita across the ring. Marshall with a gut punch. Rhodes with a running knee lift. Marshall follows that with The Standing MoonSault for a two count. Marshall slams Vincita’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Marshall tags in Comoroto. Comoroto applies a wrist lock. Comoroto with clubbing shoulder blocks. Comoroto is showcasing his power. Comoroto sends Vincita to the corner. Comoroto with a running elbow smash. Comoroto tags in Rhodes.

Comoroto levels Vincita with a Body Avalanche. Rhodes Powerslams Vincita for a two count. Vincita with a knee lift. Vincita tags in Gibki. Rhodes with a deep arm-drag. Rhodes applies an arm-bar. Rhodes grabs a side wrist lock. Rhodes tags in Marshall. Double Wrist Lock. Double Side Russian Leg Sweep. Gibki drives Marshall back first into the turnbuckles. Morales tags himself in. Morales with forearm shivers. Morales with clubbing blows to Marshall’s back. Marshall reverses out of the irish whip from Morales. Morales dives over Marshall. Morales dropkicks Marshall. Morales with an elbow smash. Morales tags in Vincita. Vincita with rapid fire haymakers. Vincita tags in Gibki. Double Irish Whip. Marshall creates distance with a Double Clothesline. Marshall tags in Comoroto. Polish Hammer Party. Comoroto with a series of bodyslams. Morales dropkicks Comoroto. Comoroto throws Morales into Jersey Muscle. Comoroto tags in Rhodes. Rhodes connects with The Assisted Bulldog to pickup the victory.

Winner: (13-2) The Natural Nightmares & (2-8) Nick Comoroto via Pinfall 

Second Match: (15-17) Christopher Daniels & (31-21) Frankie Kazarian vs. (0-29) Lee Johnson & (0-18) Aaron Solow 

Christopher Daniels and Lee Johnson will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Johnson with a deep arm-drag. Strong lockup. Johnson bodyslams Daniels. Johnson tells Daniels to bring it. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Johnson applies a side headlock. Daniels whips Johnson across the ring. Daniels drops down on the canvas. Daniels with a deep arm-drag. Daniels with a Hip Toss. Daniels bodyslams Johnson. Daniels applies a wrist lock. Daniels tags in Kazarian. Double Wrist Lock. Kazarian with a Mid-Kick. Daniels clotheslines the back of Johnson’s neck. Kazarian with a Double Foot Stomp. Kazarian goes for a Bodyslam, but Johnson lands back on his feet. Johnson tags in Solow. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Kazarian with a waist lock takedown. Kazarian applies a front face lock. Solow transitions into a hammerlock. Kazarian with an arm-drag takedown. Kazarian applies a key lock. Deep Arm-Drag Exchange. Solow dropkicks Kazarian. Solow with a forearm smash. Solow whips Kazarian across the ring. Kazarian ducks a clothesline from Solow. Kazarian holds onto the ropes. Kazarian decks Solow with a back elbow smash. Kazarian tags in Daniels. Kazarian reverses out of the irish whip from Solow. Kazarian drops down on the canvas. Daniels with a leg lariat for a two count. Daniels sends Solow to the corner. Daniels with a Flying Forearm Smash. Solow kicks Daniels in the face. Solow with a Running Hurricanrana. Solow with a corner clothesline. Johnson tags himself in.

Running NeckBreaker/Belly to Back Suplex Combination for a one count. Johnson with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Johnson tags in Solow. Daniels goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Solow lands back on his feet. Solow sends Daniels into the ropes. Daniels catches Solow in mid-air. Daniels with The Rolling Senton. Daniels tags in Kazarian. Daniels with a Slingshot Elbow Drop. Kazarian hits The SlingShot Leg Drop for a two count. Kazarian blast Solow with a knife edge chop. Kazarian bodyslams Solow. Kazarian with The SpringBoard Leg Drop for a two count. Kazarian applies a front face lock. Kazarian tags in Daniels. Kazarian leapfrogs over Solow. Daniels clotheslines Solow. Assisted Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Solow with heavy bodyshots. Daniels answers with a blistering chop. Daniels tags in Kazarian. Chop/Forearm Exchange. Kazarian ducks a clothesline from Solow. Both men are knocked down after a Double Crossbody Block. Daniels and Johnson are tagged in. Johnson with two clotheslines. Johnson knocks Kazarian off the ring apron. Johnson thrust kicks the midsection of Daniels. Daniels reverses out of the irish whip from Johnson. Johnson delivers The Air Plane Spin. Johnson dropkicks Daniels. Johnson pops back on his feet. Johnson connects with The Blue Thunder Bomb for a two count.

Johnson PowerBombs Daniels onto Solow’s knees. Rolling Death Valley Driver/Flying Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Johnson is shocked. Johnson tags in Solow. Johnson and Solow goes for a Double Vertical Suplex, but Daniels lands back on his feet. Daniels tags in Kazarian. Kazarian with a shoulder block. Kazarian slips over Solow’s back. Kazarian clotheslines Johnson. Kazarian scores the elbow knockdown. Kazarian with a Leg Lariat. Kazarian with The Guillotine Leg Drop. Solow reverses out of the irish whip from Kazarian. Kazarian slips over Solow’s back. Kazarian hits The BackStabber. Daniels with an Apron Enzuigiri. Kazarian follows that with The Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Solow denies The Unprettier. Kazarian launches Solow over the top rope. Kazarian with The Slingshot Cutter for a two count. Johnson back drops Daniels over the top rope. Johnson lands The Suicide Dive. Solow rolls Kazarian over for a two count. Solow ducks a clothesline from Kazarian. Solow with a Windmill Kick. Johnson and Solow tees off on SCU. Kazarian with a flying forearm smash to Solow. Daniels with a knife edge chop. Kazarian kicks Johnson in the face. Diving Clothesline/Leg Sweep Combination. Solow decks Daniels with a back elbow smash. Kazarian catches Solow in mid-air. SCU plants Solow with The Best Meltzer Ever to pickup the victory.

Winner: (16-17) Christopher Daniels & (32-21) Frankie Kazarian via Pinfall 

Third Match: (16-4) Brian Cage w/Hook vs. (0-2) Jake St. Patrick 

Cage sends Patrick chest first into the canvas. Cage SuperKicks Patrick. Cage gives Hook a fist bump. Cage launches Patrick to the corner. Cage with a lifting uppercut. Cage with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Cage follows that with The Release German Suplex. Cage delivers Two PowerBombs. Cage with another PowerBomb onto the knee. Cage connects with The Drill Claw to pickup the victory.

Winner: (17-4) Brian Cage via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: (23-7) Nyla Rose w/Vickie Guerrero vs. (0-1) Miranda Alize 

Alize kicks Rose in the gut. Rose denies The Cazadora Arm-Drag. Rose drops Alize with The Face Plant. Alize side steps Rose into the turnbuckles. Rose clotheslines Alize. Rose repeatedly stomps on Alize’s back. Rose transitions into a ground and pound attack. Rose with a Diving Splash. Rose puts her knee on the back of Alize’s neck. Guerrero attacks Alize behind the referee’s back. Rose whips Alize across the ring. Alize dodges The Big Boot. Alize with forearm shivers. Alize goes for a Hurricanrana, but Rose blocks it. Alize denies The Beast Bomb. Alize ducks under two clotheslines from Rose. Alize dropkicks the left knee of Rose. Rose catches Alize in mid-air. Rose with The Uranage Slam. Rose with a running elbow smash. Rose clotheslines Alize. Rose connects with The Beast Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: (24-7) Nyla Rose via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: (13-8-1) PAC vs. (0-7) VSK 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Pac backs VSK into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Quick shoving contest. Strong lockup. Pac applies a wrist lock. Pac transitions into a key lock. Wrist Lock Exchange. Pac hyperextends the left shoulder of VSK. Pac stomps on the back of VSK’s neck. Pac slams VSK’s head on the two turnbuckle pads. Pac is choking VSK with his boot. Pac kicks VSK in the chest. Pac continues to choke VSK with his boot. The referee admonishes Pac. Pac kicks VSK in the face. Pac whips VSK into the turnbuckles. Pac toys around with VSK. VSK with a forearm smash. Pac applies a waist lock. VSK crawls under Pac. VSK sends Pac into the ropes. VSK dropkicks Pac. VSK hits The Ushigoroshi. VSK with a Diving Uppercut across the back of Pac’s neck for a two count. Pac drops VSK with The Big Boot. Pac makes VSK verbally tap out to The Brutalizer.

Winner: (14-8-1) PAC via Submission 

Sixth Match: (17-22) Sonny Kiss w/Joey Janela vs. (0-5) KC Navarro 

Test Of Strength. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Standing Switch Exchange. Navarro leapfrogs over Kiss. Kiss drops down on the canvas. Kiss leapfrogs over Navarro. Navarro slips over Kiss’s back. Tip Up by Kiss. Kiss sweeps out the legs of Navarro. Navarro avoids The Split. Kiss dodges The RoundHouse Kick. Kiss rolls Navarro over for a one count. Kiss dropkicks the left knee of Navarro. Kiss hits The Split for a two count. Navarro reverses out of the irish whip from Kiss. Kiss with The RoundHouse Kick. Kiss with a shoulder block. Kiss with a sunset flip for a two count. Kiss nails Navarro with The Pump Kick.

Kiss twerks in the center of the ring. Kiss goes for The Standing MoonSault, but Navarro ducks out of the way. Navarro with clubbing blows to Kiss’s back. Navarro applies a rear chin lock. Kiss backs Navarro into the turnbuckles. Kiss decks Navarro with a back elbow smash. Kiss rocks Navarro with a forearm smash. Navarro drops down on the canvas. Navarro sends Kiss face first into the middle rope. Navarro with a Rebound Dropkick. Navarro hits The Spinning DDT for a two count. Navarro is displaying his frustration. Kiss with a Leaping Head Kick. Kiss drives Navarro ribs first into the turnbuckles. Kiss delivers The X’s and O’s. Kiss connects with The Splitting Stunner to pickup the victory.

Winner: (18-22) Sonny Kiss via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: (8-3) Taynara Conti w/Anna Jay vs. (1-9) Alex Gracia 

Conti wants Gracia to shake her hand. Gracia obliges. Conti applies a wrist lock. Test Of Strength. Conti sends Gracia across the ring for a two count. Conti applies a front face lock. Conti with a judo throw. Conti maintains wrist control. Conti with clubbing mid-kicks. Gracia dodges The Big Boot. Gracia rolls Conti over for a two count. Conti ducks a clothesline from Gracia. Conti applies The Knee Bar. Gracia wisely rolls herself and Conti out of the ring. Gracia with a running forearm smash. Gracia hits The 619 for a two count. Gracia applies a full nelson lock. Conti breaks the grip. Conti drops Gracia with The HammerLock DDT. Conti denies The Pump Kick. Conti with a knee lift. Conti with forearm shivers. Conti follows that with two clotheslines. Conti delivers The Spinning Heel Kick. Conti sends Gracia to the corner. Conti unloads Two Pump Knee Strikes. Conti makes Gracia tap out to The Leg Assisted Rear Naked Choke.

Winner: (9-3) Taynara Conti via Submission 

Eight Match: (14-19) Marko Stunt vs. (0-1) Ryan Nemeth 

Nemeth is playing mind games with Stunt. Stunt with a Spinning Hook Kick. Nemeth regroups on the ring apron. Stunt sends Nemeth crashing to the outside. Stunt lands The Suicide Dive. Stunt tees off on Nemeth. Stunt rolls Nemeth back into the ring. Stunt plays to the crowd. Stunt with a SpringBoard Elbow Drop for a one count. Side Step Display. Stunt with a straight right hand. Stunt with a Roll Through Leg Lariat for a two count. Nemeth knocks Stunt off the top turnbuckle, Nemeth with a Delayed Belly to Back Suplex. Nemeth with a falling fist drop.

Nemeth laughs at Stunt. Nemeth applies a hammerlock. Nemeth fish hooks Stunt. Nemeth rams Stunt’s face across the canvas. Stunt is displaying his fighting spirit. Nemeth dropkicks Stunt for a two count. Nemeth is raining down haymakers. Nemeth whips Stunt into the turnbuckles. Nemeth shakes his hips. Nemeth with a running shoulder block. Nemeth continues to dance. Nemeth goes for a Hangman’s NeckBreaker, but Stunt counters with a Spinning Back Kick. Stunt gets distracted by FTR’s theme music. Nemeth sends Stunt chest first into the turnbuckles. Nemeth connects with The Hangman’s NeckBreaker to pickup the victory.

Winner: (1-1) Ryan Nemeth via Pinfall 

Ninth Match: (6-28-2) Peter Avalon & (0-6) Cezar Bononi vs. (0-29) Shawn Dean & (0-0) Charlie Bravo 

Cezar Bononi and Charlie Bravo will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Bononi outpowers Bravo. Bravo with a waist lock go-behind. Bononi with a back elbow smash. Bononi catches Bravo in mid-air. Bononi goes for a Powerslam, but Bravo lands back on his feet. Bravo scores a right jab. Avalon tags himself in. Bononi launches Bravo to the corner. Avalon is trying to calm down Bononi. Bravo with two deep arm-drags. Bravo with a Hip Toss. Bravo dropkicks Avalon for a two count. Bravo applies a wrist lock. Bravo tags in Dean. Dean with an Apron Enzuigiri. Bravo sweeps out the legs of Avalon. Bravo with a Slingshot Leg Drop. Dean with The SlingShot Elbow Drop for a two count. Dean tags in Bravo. Jab Party. Dean knocks Bononi off the ring apron. Bononi pulls Avalon out of harms way. Bononi clotheslines Bravo behind the referee’s back. Avalon rolls Bravo back into the ring. Avalon hooks the outside leg for a two count. Avalon applies a front face lock. Bononi tags himself in. Bononi delivers a gut punch.

Bononi repeatedly stomps on Bravo’s chest. Bononi slams Bravo’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Bononi with the irish whip. Bononi blocks a boot from Bravo. Bononi slaps Bravo in the chest. Bononi hits The Michinoku Driver for a two count. Bononi applies a front face lock. Avalon tags himself in. Avalon with a gut punch. Avalon with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Bravo with heavy bodyshots. Avalon tags in Bononi. Bononi kicks Bravo in the gut. Bononi punches Bravo in the back. Bononi clotheslines the back of Bravo’s neck. Bononi stomps on Bravo’s back. Bravo is displaying his fighting spirit. Bononi drives Brown back first into the turnbuckles. Avalon tags himself in. Bononi with The Reverse Bodyslam. Bononi applies a rear chin lock. Avalon with a basement dropkick for a two count. Avalon slams Bravo’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Bravo with desperation strikes. Bravo kicks Avalon in the face. Bravo avoids The Stinger Splash. Bravo tags in Dean. Dean with two clotheslines. Dean with an Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex. Dean sends Bononi chest first into the turnbuckles. Dean with Two Enzuigiri’s. Dean tags in Bravo. Stereo Cannonball Strikes for a two count. Dean with a straight right hand. Bononi sends Bravo face first into the canvas. Bononi kicks Dean off the ring apron. Avalon connects with The Martini’s to pickup the victory.

Winner: (7-28-2) Peter Avalon & (1-6) Cezar Bononi via Pinfall 

Tenth Match: (14-10) Preston Vance w/The Dark Order vs. (0-17) Baron Black 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Vance backs Black into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Black drop steps into a side headlock. Vance whips Black across the ring. Black runs into Vance. Vance drops down on the canvas. Vance leapfrogs over Black. Black rolls Vance over for a one count. Vance denies The Sharpshooter. Side Headlock Takeover/HeadScissors Escape Exchange. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Black with a knife edge chop. Vance bodyslams Black. Vance nails Black with The Pump Kick. Vance whips Black across the ring. Black holds onto the ropes. Black kicks Vance in the chest. Black ducks a clothesline from Vance. Black goes for a Running Crossbody Block, but Vance counters with The Fallaway Slam. Vance is mauling Black in the corner. Black scores the right jab. Black with The Discus Corner Clothesline. Vance denies The Exploder Suplex. Knife Edge Chop Exchange. Black reverses out of the irish whip from Vance. Vance kicks Black in the face. Vance goes for a Pump Kick, but Black counters with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip.

Vance kicks Black in the face. Black ducks a clothesline from Vance. Black delivers his combination offense. Black punches Vance in the back. Black with a knife edge chop. Vance kicks Black in the gut. Black with a straight right hand. Black whips Vance into the turnbuckles. Black uppercuts Vance. Black and Vance are trading back and forth shots. Black with a knee drop. Vance tees off on Black. Vance with a blistering chop. Black rakes the eyes of Vance. Vance with a forearm smash. Short-Arm Reversal by Black. Black drives his knee into the midsection of Vance. Black applies the abdominal stretch. Vance with The Hip Toss. Black dodges The Big Boot. Black connects with his Atomic Drop/BackStabber Combination for a two count. Black is shocked. Black with two uppercuts. Vance rocks Black with a forearm smash. Black ducks a clothesline from Vance. Black goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Vance lands back on his feet. Vance with two clotheslines. Vance whips Black across the ring. Vance with a Back Body Drop. Black kicks Vance in the face. Vance hits The SpineBuster. Vance plants Black with The PowerBomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: (15-10) Preston Vance via Pinfall 

Eleventh Match: (9-11) Red Velvet w/Big Swole vs. (16-5) Diamante w/Ivelisse 

Diamante talks smack to Velvet after the bell rings. Diamante shoves Velvet. Standing Switch Exchange. Diamante with a waist lock takedown. Velvet ducks a clothesline from Diamante. Velvet with a leg lariat. Velvet with heavy bodyshots in the corner. Velvet repeatedly stomps on Diamante’s chest. Velvet is choking Diamante with her boot. Velvet with a single leg dropkick. Velvet with a Running Hurricanrana. Diamante avoids The Running Meteora. Ivelisse climbs on the ring apron to distract Velvet. Diamante with a Release German Suplex. Diamante slams Velvet’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Diamante with a knife edge chop. Diamante with a southpaw haymaker. Diamante whips Velvet into the turnbuckles. Diamante with a Running Dropkick for a two count. Diamante drives Velvet back first into the turnbuckles. Diamante with clubbing shoulder blocks.

Diamante decks Velvet with a back elbow smash. Diamante repeatedly stomps on Velvet’s back. Velvet avoids The Shibata Dropkick. Velvet with two diving clotheslines. Velvet scores the elbow knockdown. Velvet hits The Standing MoonSault for a two count. Diamante avoids The RoundHouse Kick. Diamante with a back elbow smash. Diamante drops Velvet with The Standing Slice Bread for a two count. Velvet reverses out of the irish whip from Diamante. Velvet with a Rising Knee Strike. Velvet drops Diamante with The Cazadora Bulldog for a two count. Short-Arm Reversal by Diamante. Diamante with another back elbow smash for a two count. Ivelisse talks smack to Velvet. Diamante mocks Velvet. Diamante with a Spinning Back Kick. Velvet denies The Code Red. Diamante ducks a clothesline from Velvet. Diamante goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Velvet lands back on her feet. Velvet kicks the left knee of Diamante. Velvet delivers The Spinning Heel Kick. Velvet connects with The Running Boot to pickup the victory.

Winner: (10-11) Red Velvet via Pinfall 

Twelfth Match: (19-23) Joey Janela w/Sonny Kiss vs. (12-20) Jack Evans w/Angelico

Evans starts things off with a SpringBoard Side Kick before the bell rings. Evans throws his t-shirt at Janela. Evans cartwheels off the rampway. Evans with a Handstand MoonSault. Evans rolls Janela back into the ring. Janela shoves Evans off the top turnbuckle. Janela with a Flying Crossbody Block to the outside. Janela rolls Evans back into the ring. Janela with a running elbow smash. Janela with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Janela sends Evans to the corner. Evans showcases his athleticism. Janela kicks Evans in the face. Angelico trips Janela from the outside. Evans with a Corkscrew Enzuigiri for a two count. Evans punches Janela. Evans whips Janela across the ring. Evans with a jumping body kick for a two count. Evans argues with the referee. Evans kicks Janela in the back. Evans with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Janela and Evans are trading back and forth shots. Evans slams Janela’s head on the ring apron. Evans taunts Kiss. Evans applies The Muta Lock. Angelico delivers a big haymaker behind the referee’s back. Evans hooks the outside leg for a two count. Janela with two haymakers. Evans reverses out of the irish whip from Janela. Evans with a spinning back elbow smash for a two count.

Evans applies a rear chin lock. Janela with heavy bodyshots. Evans ducks a clothesline from Janela. Evans applies The Octopus Stretch. Janela with a Running Death Valley Driver into the turnbuckles. Janela delivers The Pounce. Janela lands The Suicide Dive. Janela is fired up. Janela avoids The RoundHouse Kick. Janela hits The Death Valley Driver for a two count. Evans has Janela perched on the top turnbuckle. Evans with a Top Rope FrankenSteiner. Evans drags Janela to the corner. Evans lands The Phoenix Splash for a two count. Forearm/Mid-Kick Exchange. Janela with The Rolling Elbow. Evans with a HandSpring Back Elbow Smash. Janela drives his shoulder into the midsection of Evans. Evans kicks Janela in the face. Evans dives over Janela. Janela SuperKicks Evans. Evans ducks a clothesline from Janela. Evans hits The Reverse Hurricanrana Janela responds with another SuperKick. Janela with a straight right hand. Evans answers with a RoundHouse Kick. Evans goes for The 450 Splash, but Janela gets his knees up in the air. Janela with an inside cradle for a two count. Evans negates The Package PileDriver. Evans relying on The RoundHouse Kicks. Janela drops Evans with an Inside Out Lariat. Janela connects with The Package PileDriver for a two count. Janela plants Evans with The Flying Elbow Drop to pickup the victory.

Winner: (20-23) Joey Janela via Pinfall 

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