September 22, 2021
Arthur Ashe Stadium
Queens, New York
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Commentary Team: (Excalibur, Jim Ross and Tony Schiavone)
Ring Announcer: Justin Roberts
First Match: (50-14) Kenny Omega w/Don Callis vs. (0-0) Bryan Danielson
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Omega backs Danielson into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Omega with a knife edge chop. Omega taunts Danielson. Strong lockup. Danielson backs Omega into the ropes. Danielson returns the favor with a Mid-Kick. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Danielson applies a hammerlock. Omega wraps his leg around the middle which forces the break. Danielson fires off another Mid-Kick. Omega regroups on the outside. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Omega applies a side headlock. Danielson whips Omega across the ring. Omega drops down on the canvas. Danielson drops down on the canvas. Danielson leapfrogs over Omega. Omega cartwheels around Danielson. Omega with a blistering chop. Omega signals for the test of strength. Danielson brings Omega down to the mat. Danielson stomps on the left elbow of Omega. Danielson slams Omega’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Danielson with a Chop/Mid-Kick Combination in the corner.
Chop/Mid-Kick Exchange. Danielson whips Omega across the ring. Omega kicks Danielson in the chest. Danielson launches Omega over the top rope. Danielson lands The Suicide Dive. Danielson applies a hammerlock. Danielson repeatedly drives Omega shoulder first into the steel ring post. Danielson rolls Omega back into the ring. Danielson with a Flying Knee Strike into the right arm of Omega. Danielson applies a top wrist lock. Danielson bends the left elbow of Omega. Danielson fish hooks Omega. Danielson with another elbow stomp. Danielson with an arm-ringer. Omega rakes the eyes of Danielson. Omega unloads two knife edge chops. Omega drives Danielson face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Omega is choking Danielson with his boot. Omega repeatedly stomps on Danielson’s chest. Omega is lighting up Danielson’s chest. Danielson starts hulking up. Chop Exchange. Omega reverses out of the irish whip from Danielson. Omega with a running knee lift. Omega repeatedly drives his knee into Danielson’s back. Omega repeatedly kicks Danielson in the back.
Omega hammers down on the back of Danielson’s neck. Omega with a double sledge. Omega stomps on Danielson’s chest. Slap Exchange. Omega scores a right jab. Danielson with a knife edge chop. Omega answers with a palm thrust. Omega with The Rolling Senton. Omega goes for The MoonSault, but Danielson gets his knees up in the air. Danielson with another Chop/Mid-Kick Combination. Omega reverses out of the irish whip from Danielson. Danielson dives over Omega. Danielson ducks a clothesline from Omega. Danielson with a Running Clothesline. Danielson with a Corner Dropkick. Danielson follows that with Corner YES! Kicks. Danielson with The Top Rope FrankenSteiner for a two count. Danielson with an arm-ringer. Omega reverses out of the irish whip from Danielson. Danielson side steps Omega into the turnbuckles. Omega slips over Danielson’s back. Omega with a Hurricanrana that sends Danielson to the floor. Omega lands The Somersault Plancha. Omega rolls Danielson back into the ring. Danielson avoids The Kotaro Krusher. Rollup Exchange. Danielson applies The Cattle Mutilation. Omega puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break.
Omega heads to the outside. Danielson with a Flying Knee Strike. Danielson plays to the crowd. YES! Kicks on the ramp way. Omega avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Omega hits The Snap Dragon Suplex on the ramp way. Omega resets the referee’s ten count. Omega heads towards the top of the stage. Omega nails Danielson with The V-Trigger. Omega kicks Danielson to the floor. Omega bodyslams Danielson on the timekeepers table. Omega takes a water break in the corner. Omega talks smack to Danielson. Omega BuckleBombs Danielson. Omega with a Missile Dropkick of his own for a two count. Omega goes for The Snap Dragon Suplex, but Danielson rolls him over for a two count. Omega ducks a clothesline from Danielson. Omega with a Spinning Heel Kick. V-Trigger 2. Omega puts Danielson on the top turnbuckle. Danielson denies The Avalanche Dragon Suplex. Danielson with an Avalanche Belly to Back Suplex. Danielson with clubbing kicks. Jab Exchange. Danielson kicks the left hamstring of Omega. V-Trigger 3. Danielson answers with The Rolling Elbow. Danielson hits The Bridging Shoulder Capture Suplex for a two count.
Omega puts Danielson off the top turnbuckle. Omega hammers down on the back of Danielson’s neck. Omega with an Avalanche Dragon Suplex for a two count. V-Trigger 4. Omega goes for The One Winged Angel, but Danielson counters with The Reverse Hurricanrana. Danielson side steps Omega into the turnbuckles. Danielson drops Omega with The Roundhouse Kick. Danielson is fired up. Danielson goes for The Running Knee, but Omega counters with a PowerBomb. V-Trigger 5 for a two count. Omega drags Danielson to the corner. Omega goes for The Phoenix Splash, but Danielson ducks out of the way. YES! Kicks. Forearm Exchange. Danielson unloads another round of kicks. Danielson is fired up. Danielson repeatedly stomps on Omega’s face. Danielson applies The Lebel Lock. Omega puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Danielson with a Corner Dropkick. V-Trigger 6. Danielson with The Rolling Elbow. V-Trigger 7. HeadButt Exchange. Danielson and Omega are trading back and forth shots as time expires. After the match, Danielson applies The Lebel Lock. Adam Cole and The Young Bucks storms into the ring to make the save. The Super Kliq gets into a pier six brawl with Christian Cage and The Jurassic Park.
Match Result: Time Limit Draw
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— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) September 23, 2021
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— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) September 23, 2021
Second Match: (26-7) MJF w/Wardlow vs. (28-22) Brian Pillman Jr w/Julia Hart
Pillman refuses to shake MJF’s hand. Pillman with a double leg takedown. Pillman transitions into a ground and pound attack. Pillman with a corner clothesline. Pillman with forearm shivers. The referee is trying to force the break. MJF rakes the eyes of Pillman. MJF slams Pillman’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. MJF with the irish whip. Pillman dives over MJF. Pillman with two deep arm-drags. Pillman with a Hip Toss. Pillman whips MJF across the ring. Pillman with The Back Body Drop. MJF nails Pillman with a throat thrust. Knife Edge Chop Exchange. Pillman slaps MJF in the chest. MJF reverses out of the irish whip from Pillman. MJF drops down on the canvas. Pillman ducks a clothesline from MJF. Pillman kicks MJF in the chest. Pillman whips MJF across the ring. MJF holds onto the ropes. Pillman avoids The Transition Boot. MJF punches Pillman.
MJF talks smack to Pillman. Pillman slaps MJF in the face. MJF begs for mercy. MJF drives Pillman face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. MJF repeatedly stomps on Pillman’s chest. MJF with The Japanese Arm-Drag into the turnbuckles. MJF poses for the crowd. MJF stomps on the left hand of Pillman. MJF applies a top wrist lock. Pillman with heavy bodyshots. Pillman ducks under two clotheslines from MJF. Pillman with the sunset flip for a two count. Pillman ducks another clothesline from MJF. Pillman with the backslide cover for a two count. Pillman is throwing haymakers at MJF. MJF drops Pillman with The Swinging Arm-Ringer. MJF viciously attacks the right shoulder of Pillman. MJF applies a hammerlock. MJF with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count.
MJF toys around with Pillman. Pillman is displaying his fighting spirit. MJF pulls Pillman down to the mat. MJF with a southpaw haymaker. MJF backs Pillman into the turnbuckles. Pillman unloads three chops. Pillman reverses out of the irish whip from MJF. MJF dives over Pillman. Pillman with The Flying Crossbody Block. Pillman ducks a clothesline from MJF. Pillman scores the forearm knockdown. Pillman clotheslines MJF. Pillman SuperKicks MJF. Pillman repeatedly slams MJF’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. MJF buries his elbow into the midsection of Pillman. Pillman Powerslams MJF for a two count. MJF retreats to the outside. MJF uses Julia Hart as a human shield. MJF clotheslines Pillman. MJF rolls Pillman back into the ring. Hart pie faces MJF. MJF is pissed. Pillman with a Diving Dropkick through the ropes. Pillman rolls MJF back into the ring. MJF avoids The SpringBoard Clothesline. MJF makes Pillman tap out to The Salt Of The Earth.
Winner: (27-7) MJF via Submission
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) September 23, 2021
Third Match: (42-13-2) Cody Rhodes w/Arn Anderson & Brandi Rhodes vs. (4-0) Malakai Black
Misfired Ankle Picks. Quick standoff in the center of the ring. Forearm Exchange. Rhodes kicks Black in the gut. Rhodes with a drop down uppercut. Rhodes with a forearm smash. Black sweeps out the legs of Rhodes. Rhodes avoids The Boston Crab. Rhodes dodges The Running Boot. Rhodes regroups on the outside. Brandi mocks Black’s pose. Brandi gives Black the middle finger. Rhodes attacks Black from behind. Rhodes hips Black across the ring. Black ducks a clothesline from Rhodes. Black applies The Octopus Stretch. Black rolls Rhodes over for a two count. Rhodes dumps Black out of the ring. Rhodes drops Black with The Disaster Kick. Rhodes goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Black counters with a Jumping Knee Strike.
Black delivers his combination offense. Black repeatedly stomps on Rhodes chest. Black whips Rhodes across the ring. Black scores the elbow knockdown. Black with a bodyscissors takeover. Black applies The Knee Bar. Rhodes grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Black uppercuts Rhodes. Second Forearm Exchange. Black teep kicks Rhodes into the turnbuckles. Rollup Exchange. Black delivers The Black Mass. Rhodes wisely falls out of the ring. Rhodes is out on his feet. Black hooks the inside leg for a two count. Rhodes drops Black with The Chop Block. Side Step Display. Black with a forearm smash. Rhodes responds with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip on the middle rope. Rhodes blocks a boot from Black.
Rhodes hyperextends the left knee of Black. Rhodes slaps Black in the chest. Black with a Discus Back Elbow Smash. Black blasts Rhodes with The Mid-Kick. Black denies The Cross Rhodes. Standing Switch Exchange. Rhodes kicks the back of Black’s left knee. Black with a Spinning Toss Slam. Black negates The Cross Rhodes. Rhodes hits The Cody Cutter. Rhodes connects with The Cross Rhodes for a two count. The referee is trying to get Arn Anderson off the ring apron. Arn took an awkward spill to the floor. Black whips Rhodes into Arn. Rhodes nails Black with The Pump Kick. Arn tells Rhodes to get back in the ring. Rhodes with heavy bodyshots in the corner. Black blinds Rhodes with black mist. Black plants Rhodes with The Inside Cradle to pickup the victory.
Winner: (5-0) Malakai Black via Pinfall
Fourth Match: (3-0) Sting & (45-26-1) Darby Allin vs. (27-7) FTR w/Tully Blanchard
Darby Allin and Dax Harwood will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Harwood immediately bullies Allin to the corner. Wheeler tags himself in. Allin retreats from FTR’s corner. Allin tags in Sting. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Sting backs Wheeler into the ropes. Harwood runs interference. Wheeler with clubbing blows to Sting’s back. FTR gangs up on Sting behind the referee’s back. Double Irish Whip. Sting with two clotheslines. Sting scores the elbow knockdown. Sting with a straight right hand. Sting with two bodyslams. Sting goes for The Stinger Splash, but Harwood pulls Wheeler out of the way. Wheeler brings Sting to the corner. Wheeler tags in Harwood. FTR continues to double team Sting. Following a snap mare takeover, Harwood with a Leg Drop for a one count. Harwood whips Sting across the ring. Sting ducks two clotheslines from Harwood. Sting drops Harwood with a shoulder tackle. Sting with a Falling HeadButt. Allin and Wheeler are tagged in.
Allin ducks a clothesline from Wheeler. Allin with a running elbow smash to Harwood. Allin kicks Wheeler in the face. Allin dropkicks Wheeler into Harwood. Allin with Two Coffin Splashes. FTR catches Allin in mid-air. FTR dumps Allin face first on the ring apron. Wheeler uppercuts Allin. Knife Edge Chop Exchange. Wheeler kicks Allin in the gut. Harwood with a blistering chop. Harwood rolls Allin back into the ring. Wheeler stomps on the right hand of Allin. Wheeler applies a side headlock. Allin with a Belly to Back Suplex. Wheeler tags in Harwood. Allin hits The Code Red for a two count. Harwood responds with a short-arm clothesline. Harwood talks smack to Sting. Harwood whips Allin across the ring. Harwood applies The Abdominal Stretch. Harwood uses Wheeler for leverage. The referee is trying to get Wheeler out of the ring. Allin with an inside cradle for a two count. Harwood rocks Allin with a forearm smash. Harwood fish hooks Allin. Allin is displaying his fighting spirit. Harwood kicks Allin in the gut. Harwood uppercuts Allin. Harwood whips Allin into the turnbuckles.
Allin crawls under FTR. FTR stops Allin in his tracks. Allin avoids the double clothesline. Allin tags in Sting. Sting with a Double Face Plant. Sting clotheslines Wheeler over the top rope. Sting tees off on Harwood. Sting whips Harwood across the ring. Sting hits The SpineBuster for a two count. Harwood uppercuts Sting. FTR prepares for The Spike PileDriver. Sting sends Wheeler crashing to the outside. Sting with The Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Wheeler continues to run interference. Wheeler slams Sting’s head on the top rope. Harwood rolls Sting over for a two count. Harwood denies The Tombstone PileDriver. Sting and Allin prepare for the Coffin Drop/Scorpion Death Drop Combination, but Wheeler gets in the way. Sting throws Wheeler into the ring. Sting whips Wheeler into Harwood. Stinger Splash Party. Harwood wedged a chair in between the turnbuckles. Sting hits The Scorpion Death Drop on Wheeler. FTR’s side step plan backfired. Sting sends Harwood face first into the wedged chair. Sting knocks Tully Blanchard off the ring apron. Allin connects with The Coffin Drop on the apron. Sting makes Harwood tap out to The Scorpion Death Lock.
Winner: (4-0) Sting & (46-26-1) Darby Allin via Submission
Line Up For This Friday’s AEW Rampage
– CM Punk vs. Will Hobbs w/Team TAZ
– Chris Jericho & Jake Hager vs. Ethan Page & Scorpio Sky w/Dan Lambert
– The Lucha Brothers, Santana and Ortiz vs. Private Party, The Butcher & The Blade w/Matt Hardy & The Bunny In A 8-Man Tag Team Match
– Anna Jay w/Taynara Conti vs. Penelope Ford w/The Bunny
– Jon Moxley & Eddie Kingston vs. Minoru Suzuki & Lance Archer In A Lights Out Match
– Adam Cole & The Young Bucks vs. Christian Cage & The Jurassic Express In A 6-Man Tag Team Match
Fifth Match: (33-14) Britt Baker (c) w/Rebel & Jamie Hayter vs. (2-0) Ruby Soho For The AEW Women’s World Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Soho with a back heel trip. Soho repeatedly slams Baker’s head against the canvas. Soho applies a side headlock. Baker brings Soho down to the mat. Baker applies an arm-bar. Baker transitions into a wrist lock. Soho stomps on the left foot of Baker. Soho with a waist lock go-behind. Soho grabs a side headlock. Baker whips Soho across the ring. Soho drops Baker with a shoulder tackle. Baker drops down on the canvas. Baker reverses out of the irish whip from Soho. Misfired Clotheslines. Soho blocks a boot from Baker. Soho with a knee lift. Soho wrenches the left arm of Baker. Baker regroups on the outside. Soho wipes out Rebel and Hayter with a Flying Double Crossbody Block. Baker SuperKicks Soho. Baker hits The Draping Fisherman’s NeckBreaker on the floor. Baker slams Soho’s head on the apron. Baker rolls Soho back into the ring. Baker with The Butterfly Suplex for a one count. Baker applies a wrist lock. Baker brings Soho to the corner.
Baker uses the ring post as a weapon. The referee admonishes Baker. Baker stands on the back of Soho’s back. Baker punches Soho in the back. Baker with a forearm smash. Baker repeatedly stomps on Soho’s chest. Baker whips Soho into the turnbuckles. Baker starts choking Soho. Baker applies the cravate. Baker with Muay Thai Knee Lifts for a two count. Baker sends Soho to the corner. Baker continues to pepper Soho with forearms. Soho decks Baker with a back elbow smash. Soho drives Baker face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Soho unloads three running thrust kicks. Baker avoids The Back Heel Trip. Baker with a forearm smash. Baker goes for The Fisherman’s Suplex, but Soho counters with The Back Drop Driver. SuperKick Exchange. Forearm Exchange. Soho with an Uppercut/HeadButt Combination. Baker drops Soho with The Side Russian Leg Sweep. Soho avoids The Lock Jaw. Baker grabs a side headlock. Soho whips Baker across the ring. Baker ducks a clothesline from Soho.
Baker hits The SlingBlade. Rebel gives Baker the black glove. Soho with a mid-air ankle pick. Soho applies the single leg crab. Soho catapults Baker face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Soho with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Soho lands The Senton Bomb for a two count. Soho with a knife edge chop. Baker kicks Soho in the face. Baker drops Soho with The Fisherman’s NeckBreaker. Baker SuperKicks Soho for a two count. Soho denies The Pittsburgh Sunrise. Soho goes for a SpringBoard Vertical Suplex, but Baker blocks it. Baker and Soho are trading back and forth shots. Baker with an Avalanche Air Raid Crash for a two count. Baker dumps Soho out of the ring. Baker with a Foot Stomp on the steel ring steps. Baker SuperKicks Soho. Baker connects with The Curb Stomp for a two count. Baker argues with the referee. Soho rolls Baker over for a two count. Soho with Two Riott Kicks. Hayter slams Soho’s head on the top rope behind the referee’s back. Baker makes Soho tap out to The Lock Jaw.
Winner: Still AEW Women’s World Champion, (34-14) Britt Baker via Submission
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