AEW Rampage Results (12/17/21): Adam Cole, Bobby Fish, The Young Bucks vs. Orange Cassidy, Rocky Romero, Best Friends

AEW Rampage
December 17, 2021
Curtis Culwell Center
Garland, Texas

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Commentary Team: (Excalibur, TAZ and Ricky Starks)

Ring Announcer: Justin Roberts 

Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: (9-3) Adam Cole, (5-5) Bobby Fish, (48-21) The Young Bucks w/Brandon Cutler vs. (53-16-2) Orange Cassidy, (1-2) Rocky Romero, (26-11) Best Friends w/Wheeler Yuta In A 8-Man Tag Team Match 

Matt Jackson and Chuck Taylor will start things off. Matt kicks Taylor in the gut. Matt with a straight right hand. Matt with a throat thrust. Matt sends Taylor to the corner. Taylor dives over Matt. Matt ducks a clothesline from Taylor. Matt goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Taylor lands back on his feet. Taylor decks Matt with a back elbow smash. Matt avoids The MoonSault Press. Taylor ducks a clothesline from Matt. Taylor with The Standing Slice Bread for a two count. Taylor knocks Nick off the ring apron. Matt rakes the eyes of Taylor. Matt sends Taylor into the ropes. Matt goes for The SuperKick, but Taylor holds onto the ropes. Romero tags himself in. Taylor kicks Matt in the face. Romero with a Running Hurricanrana. Matt tags in Fish. Forearm Exchange. Fish ducks a clothesline from Romero. Fish with a forearm/gut punch combination. Romero avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Fish with a hook kick into the midsection of Romero. Romero answers with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Romero with a running dropkick. Romero tags in Cassidy. Romero with a knife edge chop. Double Irish Whip. Forever Clotheslines. Cassidy goes into the cover for a one count. Fish tags in Cole.

Big standoff in the center of the ring. Cassidy is playing mind games with Cole. Cole tags in Nick. Nick kicks Cassidy in the gut. Nick applies a wrist lock. Nick with The Lucha Libre Arm-Drag. Nick maintains wrist control. Cassidy mocks Nick. Cassidy puts his right hand in his pockets. Cassidy lands back on his feet. Cassidy ducks a clothesline from Nick. Cassidy dodges The Ripcord Lariat. Nick drops down on the canvas. Nick leapfrogs over Cassidy. Cassidy lunges over Nick. Nick sends Cassidy into the ropes. Cassidy with an arm-drag takeover. Cassidy leapfrogs over Nick. Cassidy with The Monkey Flip. Cassidy pops back on his feet. Cole attacks Cassidy from behind. The Bucks and Fish clears the ring. Cole transitions into a ground and pound attack. Cole repeatedly stomps on Cassidy’s chest. Matt throws Taylor into the ringside barricade. The Superkliq nails Beretta with The Cerberus PowerBomb on the apron. Simultaneous tag to Matt. Triple SuperKick. Matt with a Fist Drop. Matt repeatedly stomps on Cassidy’s back. Matt is choking Cassidy with his boot. Matt rams his boot across Cassidy’s face. Matt tags in Fish.

Fish with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Fish delivers his combination offense in the corner. Fish repeatedly kicks the right hamstring of Cassidy. Fish with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Fish with a Sliding Lariat for a two count. Following a snap mare takeover, Fish with The Slingshot Senton for a two count. Fish tags in Matt. Matt whips Cassidy into the turnbuckles. Matt knocks Beretta off the apron. Corner Clothesline/Apron Enzuigiri Combination. Matt dumps Cassidy back first on the canvas. Matt tags in Nick. Nick mocks Cassidy. Flying Splash/Standing MoonSault Combination for a two count. Nick tags in Cole. Cole applies The Camel Clutch. Romero and Taylor pulls The Bucks out of the ring. Following a snap mare takeover, Cassidy kisses Cole in the cheeks. Cassidy with The Rolling Crucifix for a two count. Cole scores elbow knockdown. Cassidy kicks Cole in the face. Cassidy slams Fish’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Cassidy dives over Cole. The Bucks pulls Best Friends off the apron. Cole drops Cassidy with The Running Knee for a two count. Cole goes for The Panama Sunrise, but Cassidy counters with a Back Body Drop. Beretta and Nick are tagged in.

Beretta with two clotheslines. Beretta ducks a clothesline from Matt. Beretta with The Half & Half Suplex. Beretta ducks a clothesline from Cole. Beretta shoves Cole into Nick. Beretta with a double lariat. Beretta with a Running Senton Splash on the apron. Beretta Spears Fish on the floor. Beretta with a Back Body Drop to Cutler. Beretta with a Diving Crossbody Block for a two count. Beretta blasts Nick with a knife edge chop. Nick with a Roundhouse Kick. Roppongi Vice with a Double Knee Strike. Beretta has Nick draped across the top strand. SpringBoard Dropkick/Running Knee Strike Combination for a two count. Matt pulls Romero out of the ring. Matt throws Romero into the steel ring steps. Beretta rocks Matt with a forearm smash. Beretta hugs Taylor. Sole Food/Half & Half Suplex Combination. Taylor lands The SomerSault Plancha. Beretta ducks a clothesline from Nick. Beretta kicks Nick in the face. Nick yanks Beretta off the top turnbuckle. Simultaneous tag to Fish. Nick with a Rising Knee Strike/Enzuigiri/Forearm Combination. Double SuperKick/Ushigoroshi Combination. Fish with The Diving HeadButt for a two count. Cole and Matt puts Beretta on the top turnbuckle. Nick kicks Romero in the face. Double SuperKick to Taylor. Fish hits The Avalanche Falcon Arrow for a two count. Cassidy goes for The Orange Punch, but Cole counters with The Pump Kick. Romero dodges The Pump Kick. Romero with The Rewind Kick. Romero lands The Suicide Die. Matt with a Double Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Nick with The Tornillo. Cassidy delivers The Orange Punch. Cassidy with The SpringBoard SomerSault Plancha. Beretta avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Beretta connects with The Strong Zero to pickup the victory.

Winner: (54-16-2) Orange Cassidy, (2-2) Rocky Romero, (27-11) Best Friends via Pinfall 

Second Match: (47-9) Taynara Conti w/Anna Jay vs. (31-16) Penelope Ford w/The Bunny In A Submission Match 

Conti ducks a clothesline from Ford. Conti with a double leg takedown. Conti transitions into a ground and pound attack. Conti with The Pump Kick. Ford avoids the second. Ford pulls Conti down to the mat. Conti repeatedly kicks Ford in the face. Conti applies The Heel Hook. Bunny pulls Ford towards the bottom rope which forces the break. Conti with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Ford drives Conti back first into the ring apron. Ford unloads two knife edge chops. Ford inadvertently chops the steel ring post. Conti applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Ford puts her foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Ford sends Conti face first into the middle rope. Ford goes for a Back Handspring Elbow Smash, but Conti gets her knees up in the air. Conti goes for The Triangle Choke, but Ford counters with The Bow and Arrow Stretch. Conti hammers down on the ribs of Ford.

Conti is keeping Ford grounded. Conti pulls back the left shoulder of Ford. The referee gets distracted by Bunny. Conti takes a swipe at Bunny. Ford launches Conti over the top rope. Conti applies The Sleeper Hold from the top turnbuckle. Ford with two back elbow smashes. Ford applies The Dragon Sleeper. Ford with Three BackBreaker. Ford applies a kneeling head & arm choke. Conti uses her knees to break up the submission. Ford hits The Handspring Cutter. Ford applies The Bridging Cravate. Conti puts her foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Ford toys around with Conti. Conti with a forearm smash. Conti nails Ford with The Pump Kick. Ford rocks Conti with a forearm smash. Ford blocks The Pump Kick. Ford with The Spinning Heel Kick. Conti denies The Cazadora Bulldog. Conti makes Ford tap out to a Modified Rear Naked Choke. After the match, Bunny clocks Conti with the brass knuckle punch. Jay storms into the ring with a steel chair to make the save.

Winner: (48-9) Taynara Conti via Submission

Line Up For Next Weeks AEW Dynamite 

– CM Punk, Darby Allin and Sting vs. MJF & FTR In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

– Malakai Black vs. Griff Garrison 

– Britt Baker’s Christmas Party With Tony Schiavone 

– Ruby Soho vs. Nyla Rose w/Vickie Guerrero In A Semi-Final Round Match The Inaugural AEW TBS Championship Tournament 

– Adam Cole vs. Orange Cassidy 

Third Match: (35-13) Eddie Kingston, (37-19) Santana & Ortiz, (33-13) The Lucha Brothers w/Alex Abrahantes vs. (10-11) Daniel Garcia, (10-5) 2.0, (32-12) The Acclaimed In A 10-Man Tag Team Match 

A pier six brawl broke out before the bell rings. All hell is breaking loose in Garland. Pentagon Jr and Max Caster will finally start things off. Cero Miedo. Caster with a forearm smash. Chop Exchange. Pentagon kicks the left hamstring of Caster. Pentagon sends Caster to the corner. Pentagon with a Running Enzuigiri. Pentagon tags in Fenix. Fenix with The Pump Kick. Pentagon SuperKicks Caster. Ripcord Roundhouse Kick/SuperKick Combination. Double SuperKick. Assisted Cazadora Splash for a two count. Fenix slaps Caster in the chest. Caster goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Fenix lands back on his feet. Ortiz and Bowens are tagged in. Ortiz trips Bowens. Ortiz applies a front face lock. Ortiz tags in Santana. Double Irish Whip. Ortiz with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Santana clotheslines the back of Bowens neck. Ortiz drops Bowens with The DDT. Assisted Standing MoonSault. Santana flexes his muscles. Santana with Two Rolling Vertical Suplex’s. Santana tags in Ortiz.

Double Vertical Suplex. Ortiz applies a wrist lock. Ortz tags in Kingston. Machine Gun Chops. Kingston with The GourdBuster. Kingston fish hooks Bowens. Kingston tags in Ortiz. Ortiz with The La Magistral for a two count. 2.0 clears the ring. Bowens with a knife edge chops. Bowens tags in Caster. Dropkick/Burning Hammer Combination for a one count. Parker tags himself in. Parker punches Ortiz in the ribs. Parker with a straight right hand. Parker rams his knee across Ortiz face. Parker scores a cheap shot on Santana. The referee is trying to calm down Santana. Ortiz is displaying his fighting spirit. Garcia slams Ortiz head on the top rope. Parker whips Ortiz across the ring. Ortiz dives over Parker. Ortiz tags in Santana. Santana ducks a clothesline from Parker. Santana kicks Garcia off the apron. Santana with a chop/jab combination. Santana with clubbing blows to Parker’s back. Lee made the blind tag. Parker whips Santana across the ring. Parker drops down on the canvas. Lee pulls Santana out of the ring. Lee slams Santana’s head on the apron. Garcia with The Drive By. Lee repeatedly slaps Santana in the face. Ortiz attacks Lee from behind.

The referee has lost complete control of the match. Lee rolls Santana back into the ring. Lee tags in Parker. Double Irish Whip. Santana dives over 2.0. 2.0 denies The Double Cutter. Santana with The Double Quebrada. Santana tags in Pentagon. Pentagon with Two SlingBlades. Pentagon with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker to Garcia. Pentagon knocks Bowens off the apron. Caster attacks Pentagon from behind. Pentagon SuperKicks Caster. Pentagon tags in Fenix. Fenix with The Tight Rope Boot. Fenix delivers his combination offense. Fenix side steps Garcia into the turnbuckles. Fenix with a SpringBoard Spinning Back Kick. Following a snap mare takeover, Fenix lands The Tornillo for a two count. Bowens sends Fenix into the ropes. Fenix with The Rebound Hook Kick. Fenix tags in Kingston. Kingston with a knife edge chop. 2.0 pulls Kingston out of the ring. 2.0 gangs up on Kingston. Stereo SomerSault Plancha’s. Bowens rocks Kingston with a forearm smash. Bowens ducks a clothesline from Ortiz. Bowens with a chop/jab combination. Bowens SuperKicks Ortiz. Santana with two forearm smashes. Santana hits The PileDriver. Caster with a Flying Crossbody Block. Kingston with The Exploder Suplex. Palm Strike Exchange. Garcia dodges The Spinning Back Fist. Garcia rolls Kingston over with a handful of trunks to pickup the victory. After the match, Garcia and 2.0 gangs up on Kingston. Bowens nails Kingston with the boombox. The Jurassic Express and Christian Cage storms into the ring to make the save. Jungle Boy hands the AEW World Tag Team Titles over to The Lucha Brothers to close the show.

Winner: (11-11) Daniel Garcia, (11-5) 2.0, (33-12) The Acclaimed via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez