AEW Dynamite Results (8/25/21): CM Punk’s Dynamite Debut

AEW Dynamite
August 25, 2021
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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

Ring Announcer: Justin Roberts 

Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: (36-11-2) Orange Cassidy vs. (25-8) Matt Hardy 

Lethargic Kick/DELETE Exchange. Hardy pulls money out of his pockets. Cassidy rolls under a clothesline from Hardy. Cassidy dropkicks Hardy to the floor. Cassidy puts money in his pocket. Cassidy goes for The Suicide Dive, but Hardy counters with The Side Effect on the floor. Hardy repeatedly slams Cassidy’s head on the ring apron. Hardy jams Cassidy’s face against the steel ring post. Hardy starts biting Cassidy’s fingers. Hardy applies The Ring Post Stretch. The referee admonishes Hardy. Hardy takes a bow. Hardy with Three Belly to Back Suplex’s. Hardy is trying to recollect his money. Hardy mocks Cassidy. Hardy bodyslams Cassidy. Hardy with the elbow drop for a two count.

Hardy slams Cassidy’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Hardy with a straight right hand. Hardy is choking Cassidy with his boot. Hardy with clubbing blows to Cassidy’s back. Hardy with a Vertical Suplex. Hardy retrieves the money Cassidy put in his pocket. Hardy whips Cassidy across the ring. Hardy scores the elbow knockdown. Hardy with The Leg Drop for a two count. Hardy starts stretching the arms of Cassidy. Hardy drives his knee into Cassidy’s back. Hardy whips Cassidy into the turnbuckles. Cassidy skins the cat. Cassidy with a shoulder block. Cassidy slams Hardy’s head on two turnbuckle pads. Cassidy dives over Hardy. Hardy denies The Beach Break. Hardy punches Cassidy in the back. Hardy hits The Splash Mountain for a two count. Cassidy denies The Twist Of Fate. Cassidy dumps Hardy out of the ring.

Cassidy lands The Suicide Dive. Cassidy rolls Hardy back into the ring. Cassidy with The Flying Crossbody Block. Cassidy ducks a clothesline from Hardy. Cassidy drops Hardy with The Spinning DDT for a two count. Hardy is busted open. Hardy has Cassidy perched on the top turnbuckle. Hardy with three haymakers. Cassidy denies The SuperPlex. Cassidy shoves Hardy into the canvas. Cassidy mocks Hardy. Cassidy with The Swanton Bomb. Cassidy kicks Hardy in the gut. Hardy negates The Twist Of Fate. Hardy with two shoulder blocks. Hardy with The Flying Elbow Drop for a two count. Hardy kicks Cassidy in the gut. Cassidy connects with The Twist Of Fate for a two count. Hardy avoids The Orange Punch. Hardy goes for The Leech, but Cassidy counters with The Pockets Assisted Double Leg Nelson to pickup the victory.

Winner: (37-11-2) Orange Cassidy via Pinfall 

Second Match: (25-10) The Lucha Brothers w/Alex Abrahantes vs. (27-19) Brian Pillman Jr & (29-23) Griff Garrison w/Julia Hart In The AEW World Tag Team Championship Eliminator Qualifying Match

The Super ELITE are watching the match from the stage. Fenix and Griff Garrison will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Garrison applies a side headlock. Fenix whips Garrison across the ring. Garrison drops Fenix with a shoulder tackle. Fenix drops down on the canvas. Fenix leapfrogs over Garrison. Garrison lunges over Fenix. Garrison catches Fenix in mid-air. Garrison goes for a Bodyslam, but Fenix lands back on his feet. Fenix side steps Garrison into the turnbuckles. Fenix slaps Garrison in the chest. Garrison denies The Lucha Libre Arm-Drag. Fenix fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Fenix goes for The O’Connor Roll, but Garrison holds onto the ropes. Fenix avoids The Big Boot. Pentagon and Pillman are tagged in.

Cero Miedo. Pillman with forearm shivers. Pillman with a knife edge chop. SuperKick Exchange. Pillman ducks a clothesline from Pentagon. Pillman with a Running Hurricanrana. Pentagon hits The SlingBlade. Pentagon backs Pillman into the ropes. Pentagon slaps Pillman in the chest. Varsity Blonds regains control of the match during the commercial break. Double Irish Whip. Pentagon dives over Pillman. Pentagon thrust kicks the midsection of Garrison. Pentagon with The Roll Through DDT. Fenix and Pillman are tagged in. Fenix SuperKicks Pillman. Fenix thrust kicks the left knee of Pillman. Pillman shoves Fenix. Fenix kicks Pillman in the face. Fenix with The Missile Dropkick. Fenix with a Springboard Side Kick to Garrison. Fenix hits The Roll Through Cutter for a two count.

Pentagon kicks Garrison in the back. Pentagon unloads two knife edge chops. Garrison with forearm shivers. Pillman sends Fenix crashing to the outside. Pentagon goes for The Package PileDriver, but Pillman counters with The SpringBoard Clothesline. Fenix pulls Pillman out of the ring. Stereo SuperKicks. Fenix with a Flying Cannonball Senton through the ropes. Fenix rolls Pillman back into the ring. Pillman catches Fenix in mid-air. Pillman PowerBombs Fenix for a two count. Pillman whips Fenix across the ring. Pillman uppercuts Fenix. Garrison drops Fenix with The Springboard Forearm Smash. Pillman hooks the outside leg for a two count. Garrison whips Pentagon across the ring. SuperKick Party. Lucha Brothers connects with The Assisted Package PileDriver to pickup the victory. After the match, The Young Bucks shoves Lucha Brothers into Varsity Blonds. Pentagon and Luchasaurus kicks The Bucks off the apron. Jungle Boy and Fenix with Stereo Suicide Dives.

Winner: (26-10) The Lucha Brothers via Pinfall 

Third Match: (30-16) Red Velvet vs. (0-2) Jamie Hayter w/Britt Baker & Rebel 

Velvet with forearm shivers. Hayter shoves Velvet. Velvet transitions into a ground and pound attack. Hayter swats away a dropkick from Velvet. Hayter with The Fallaway Slam. Hayter with a forearm smash. Hayter whips Velvet into the turnbuckles. Hayter stomps on Velvet’s chest. Hayter is choking Velvet with her boot. Hayter repeatedly stomps on Velvet’s chest. Hayter with a Snap Vertical Suplex. Hayter toys around with Velvet. Hayter with a blistering chop. Hayter whips Velvet across the ring. Velvet holds onto the ropes. Velvet sends Hayter tumbling to the floor. Velvet lands Two Suicide Dives. Velvet talks smack to Britt Baker and Rebel.

Hayter drives her knee into the midsection of Velvet. Hayter sends Velvet face first into the steel ring post. Baker tosses Velvet around the ringside area. Hayter has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Overhand Chop Exchange. Forearm Exchange. Velvet slaps Hayter in the face. Running Uppercut Exchange. Hayter whips Velvet across the ring. Velvet with three clotheslines. Velvet with The Discus Back Elbow Smash. Velvet follows that with The Cazadora Bulldog. Velvet with The Running Meteora. Velvet knocks Baker off the ring apron. Hayter avoids The Standing MoonSault. Hayter with The Uranage BackBreaker. Hayter connects with an Inside Out Lariat to pickup the victory. After the match, Baker and Hayter gangs up on Velvet. Kris Statlander storms into the ring to make the save.

Winner: (1-2) Jamie Hayter via Pinfall 

CM Punk Promo 

Fourth Match: (44-9-1) Jon Moxley, (27-9) Eddie Kingston, (41-15-1) Darby Allin w/Sting vs. (0-2) The Wingmen w/Peter Avalon In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Darby Allin and JD Drake will start things off. Allin side steps the collar and elbow tie up. Allin with a knife edge chop. Allin ducks a clothesline from Drake. Allin applies The Sleeper Hold. Allin backs Drake into the turnbuckles. Allin unloads three knife edge chops. Drake slings Allin across the ring. Allin dumps Drake out of the ring. Drake avoids The Suicide Dive. Kingston and Nemeth are tagged in. Nemeth starts shaking his hips. Knife Edge Chop Exchange. Nemeth tags in Bononi. Kingston runs into Bononi. Bononi shoves Kingston. Shoulder Block Exchange. Kingston is lighting up Bononi’s chest. Bononi applies a side headlock. Moxley made the blind tag. Kingston whips Bononi across the ring. Double Shoulder Tackle. Moxley and Kingston clears the ring. The Wingmen regroups on the outside.

Moxley with a running elbow smash. Moxley whips Bononi into the steel barricade. Moxley punches Drake. Bononi reverses out of the irish whip from Moxley. Bononi kicks Moxley in the chest. Bononi tags in Drake. Drake with a forearm smash. Drake whips Moxley across the ring. Inverted Atomic Drop/Big Boot Combination for a one count. Drake slams Moxley’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Drake with a knife edge chop. Drake tags in Nemeth. Drake bodyslams Moxley. Fist Drop/Falling HeadButt Combination for a two count. Kingston blasts Nemeth with a knife edge chop. The referee tells Kingston to get out of the ring. Nemeth applies a hammerlock. Moxley decks Nemeth with a back elbow smash. Second Knife Edge Chop. Nemeth tags in Bononi. Bononi drives his knee into the midsection of Moxley for a two count.

Bononi applies a rear chin lock. Moxley with heavy bodyshots. Moxley goes for a Bodyslam, but Bononi blocks it. Bononi punches Moxley in the back. Moxley drops Bononi with The Back Drop Driver. Bononi tags in Drake. Moxley rocks Drake with a forearm smash. Moxley tags in Kingston. Kingston delivers his combination offense. Kingston with two knee lifts. Kingston with The Uranage Slam. Kingston punches Nemeth. Drake with a Pendulum BackBreaker. Moxley starts biting the forehead of Drake. Kingston tags in Allin. Allin with clubbing blows to Drake’s back. Allin with an Avalanche Canadian Destroyer. Allin with two palm strikes. Avalon trips Allin from the outside. Avalon backs a way from Sting. All hell starts breaking loose in Milwaukee. Allin hits The Flipping Stunner. Allin connects with The Coffin Drop to pickup the victory. After the match, Daniel Garcia attacks Allin from behind. Garcia repeatedly stomps on Allin’s chest. Sting and Kingston storms into the ring to make the save.

Winner: (45-9-1) Jon Moxley, (28-9) Eddie Kingston, (42-15-1) Darby Allin

Fifth Match: (12-0) The Gunn Club vs. (2-0) The Factory In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Paul Wight joins the commentary team for this match. Billy Gunn and Nick Comoroto will start things off. Comoroto drives his knee into the midsection of Billy. Comoroto drops Billy with a shoulder tackle. Billy drops down on the canvas. Running Elbow Smash Exchange. Billy dumps Comoroto out of the ring. Billy kicks Solow in the gut. Billy tags in Austin. Austin sweeps out the legs of Solow. Austin with a Somersault Neck Snap. Marshall clotheslines Austin behind the referee’s back. Comoroto is throwing haymakers at Austin. Comoroto with a Vertical Toss. Comoroto slams Austin’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Comoroto tags in Marshall. Marshall delivers a gut punch. Marshall poses for the crowd. Marshall kicks Austin in the face. Marshall tags in Comoroto.

Marshall repeatedly stomps on Austin’s chest. Marshall tags in Solow. Solow with a running forearm smash. Comoroto with a Pendulum BackBreaker. Solow hooks the outside leg for a one count. Solow stomps on Austin’s chest. Solow with a straight right hand. Marshall scores another cheap shot. Austin with heavy bodyshots. Solow ducks a clothesline from Austin. Solow pulls Austin down to the mat. Solow with The Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Solow applies a front face lock. Marshall tags himself in. Marshall bodyslams Austin. Marshall with two elbow drops. Marshall walks over Austin. Marshall mocks Billy. Marshall tags in Comoroto. Comoroto hammers down on the back of Austin’s neck.

Comoroto applies The Bear Hug. Austin is throwing haymakers at Comoroto. Comoroto bodyslams Austin. Comoroto knocks Billy off the apron. Austin side steps Comoroto into the turnbuckles. Comoroto tags in Solow. Solow stops Austin in his tracks. Solow whips Austin into the turnbuckles. Austin dives over Solow. Marshall and Colten are tagged in. Colten with a series of clotheslines. Colten with Two Stinger Splashes. Colten follows that with two dropkicks. Comoroto clotheslines Colten. Billy launches Comoroto over the top rope. Both men are knocked down after a double clothesline. Austin with The Lou Thez Press on the floor. Colten kicks Marshall in the gut. Marshall denies The Colt 45. Marshall with The BackBreaker/Flatliner Combination. Marshall taunts Paul Wight. Wight removes his headset. Colten rolls Marshall over to pickup the victory.

Winner: (13-0) The Gunn Club via Pinfall 

AEW All Out 2021 Match Card 

The Buy In: The Casino Battle Royal. The Winner Will Get A Future AEW Women’s World Championship Match

(Nyla Rose, Thunder Rosa, Taynara Conti, The Bunny, Big Swole, Julia Hart, Penelope Ford, Diamante, and Red Velvet)

1.) CM Punk vs. Darby Allin w/Sting

2.) The Young Bucks (c) vs. TBD In A Steel Cage Match For The AEW World Tag Team Championship

3.) Paul Wight vs. QT Marshall w/The Factory

4.) PAC vs. Andrade El Idolo w/Chavo Guerrero Jr

5.) Kenny Omega (c) w/Don Callis vs. Christian Cage For The AEW World Championship

6.) Britt Baker (c) w/Rebel & Jamie Hayter vs. Red Velvet For The AEW Women’s World Championship

7.) Jon Moxley vs. Satoshi Kojima

8.) MJF vs. Chris Jericho. If Chris Jericho Loses, He Will No Longer Wrestle In AEW

Line Up For Next Weeks AEW Dynamite + AEW Rampage 8/27/21 

– Brian Cage vs. Will Hoobs w/Hook

– Orange Cassidy vs. Jack Evans w/Matt Hardy

– FTR w/Tully Blanchard vs. Santana & Ortiz

– Jim Ross will have an in-ring interview with Chris Jericho

– Tony Schiavone will have a sit-down interview with MJF.


– Taynara Conti vs. The Bunny

– The Jurassic Express w/Marko Stunt vs. The Lucha Brothers w/Alex Abrahantes In The AEW World Tag Team Championship Eliminator Match

– Kenny Omega & Brandon Cutler w/Don Callis vs. Christian Cage & Frankie Kazarian

Sixth Match: (1-0) Malakai Black vs. (5-1) Brock Anderson w/Arn Anderson 

Anderson with a double leg takedown. Anderson transitions into a ground and pound attack. Anderson with a forearm smash. Black with a Jumping Knee Strike. Black repeatedly stomps on Anderson’s chest. Black unloads a series of bodyshots in the corner. Black with Two Mid-Kicks. The referee admonishes Black. Black with combo haymakers. Black tugs on Anderson’s hair. Black talks smack to Anderson.

Arn refuses to throw the towel into the ring. Black tells Arn to pickup the towel. Anderson attacks the left hamstring of Black. Anderson is busted open. Black hits The Exploder Suplex. Black connects with The Black Mass to pickup the victory. After the match, Arn attends to his son. Black brings a steel chair into the ring. Arn blocks The Black Mass. Black delivers the low blow. Black plants Arn with The Black Mass. Lee Johnson storms into the ring to make the save.

Winner: (2-0) Malakai Black via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez