AEW Dynamite Results (1/26/22): Adam Cole vs. Orange Cassidy

AEW Dynamite
January 26, 2022
The Wolstein Center
Cleveland, Ohio

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

Ring Announcer: Justin Roberts

Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: (48-16-2) Cody Rhodes (c) w/Arn Anderson vs. (37-25) Sammy Guevara (c) In A Ladder Match For The Undisputed AEW TNT Championship 

Nice display of sportsmanship after the bell rings. Scorpio Sky and Dan Lambert are watching this match in a sky box. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Rhodes applies a side headlock. Guevara whips Rhodes across the ring. Rhodes drops Guevara with a shoulder tackle. Rhodes flexes his muscles. Guevara drops down on the canvas. Guevara leapfrogs over Rhodes. Guevara backflips over Rhodes. Guevara dropkicks Rhodes. Guevara grabs a side headlock. Rhodes sends Guevara to the corner. Rhodes grabs the left leg of Guevara. Guevara uses his feet to create separation. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Rhodes applies a wrist lock. Guevara reverses out of the irish whip from Rhodes. Guevara denies The Tiger Driver #98. Guevara goes for The GTH, but Rhodes lands back on his feet. Quick shoving contest. Guevara denies the drop down uppercut. Guevara ducks a clothesline from Rhodes. Guevara applies a waist lock. Rhodes dumps Guevara out of the ring. Guevara grabs a ladder. Rhodes with a forearm smash. Rhodes punches Guevara in the back. Rhodes slams Guevara’s head on the steel ring steps.

Rhodes sets up a ladder bridge. Guevara with The Pump Kick. Guevara whips Rhodes into the steel barricade. Guevara with a blindside shot. Guevara launches Rhodes into the crowd. Rhodes and Guevara starts brawling around the Wolstein Center. Rhodes clotheslines Guevara over the barricade. Guevara responds with a Flying Cutter. Guevara rolls a tall ladder into the ring. Guevara with forearm shivers. Rhodes drives his knee into the midsection of Guevara. Rhodes goes for a Bodyslam, but Guevara lands back on his feet. Rhodes skins the cat. Guevara drives the ladder into Rhodes face. Rhodes pulls Guevara off the ladder. Guevara with a reverse hammer throw into the ladder. Guevara fights out of the electric chair position. Meeting Of The Minds. Forearm Exchange. Rhodes with The SuperPlex off the ladder. Rhodes with a Biel Throw into the ladder. Rhodes dumps the ladder on top of Guevara. Rhodes kicks Guevara in the gut. Rhodes tosses Guevara out of the ring. Guevara pulls Rhodes out of the ring.

Rhodes with a forearm smash. Rhodes whips Guevara with the weight belt. Rhodes drives a ladder into the midsection of Guevara. Rhodes rolls Guevara back into the ring. Rhodes with a forearm smash. Rhodes with The GourdBuster into the middle rungs of the ladder. Rhodes applies The Figure Four Leg Lock through the rungs of the ladder. Rhodes with three overhand chops. Guevara with three clotheslines. Rhodes reverses out of the irish whip from Guevara. Guevara side steps Rhodes into the turnbuckles. Guevara with a running shoulder block. Guevara with an Apron Enzuigiri. Rhodes throw a ladder into Guevara’s face. Rhodes sets up a mini ladder in the corner. Rhodes sends Guevara face first into the ladder. Guevara hits The SpringBoard Cutter off the ladder. Guevara repeatedly stomps on Rhodes face. Guevara has Rhodes trapped under the ladder.

Rhodes tips the ladder over. Haymaker Exchange. Rhodes hits The Avalanche Cross Rhodes. Guevara with clubbing blows to Rhodes back. Rhodes attacks the left knee of Guevara with the ladder. Fuego Del Sol gets up in Rhodes grill. Rhodes kicks Del Sol in the gut. Rhodes nails Del Sol with The Tiger Feint Kick. Rhodes with a mid-air toe kick. Guevara back drops Rhodes to the floor. Guevara lands The Tornillo. Guevara connects with The GTH on the floor. Guevara pulls out a massive ladder from under the ring. Guevara with clubbing elbow smashes. Guevera lays Rhodes flat on the ladder bridge. Guevara with The Swanton Bomb off the ladder. Guevara repositions the ladder in the center of the ring. Second Forearm Exchange. Guevara clocks Rhodes with one of the belts. Guevara sends Rhodes crashing into the canvas. Guevara retrieved both titles to pickup the victory.

Winner: New Undisputed AEW TNT Champion, (49-16-2) Sammy Guevara 

– Next week on AEW Rampage, Ricky Starks will put his FTW Title on the line against Jay Lethal. Powerhouse Hobbs wants a rematch with Dante Martin.

Second Match: (40-7) Wardlow w/Shawn Spears vs. (0-0) Elijah Dean & (0-0) James Alexander In A Two On One Handicap Match 

Wardlow with an Inside Out Lariat. Wardlow drops Alexander with a running shoulder tackle. Wardlow connects with The PowerBomb Symphony to pickup the victory.

Winner: (41-7) Wardlow via Pinfall 

Third Match: (37-14-1) Chris Jericho & (40-21) Santana & Ortiz vs. (15-13) Daniel Garcia & (13-8) 2.0 In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Chris Jericho and Matt Lee will start things off. Santana tags himself in. Lee attacks Santana from behind. Lee tags in Parker. Santana with a double leg takedown. Santana transitions into a ground and pound attack. Haymaker Exchange. Santana drives his knee into the midsection of Parker. Santana slams Parker’s head on two turnbuckle pads. Santana with rapid fire haymakers. Santana with The Three Amigos. Santana tags in Ortiz. Double Vertical Suplex. Assisted MoonSault. Ortiz with a Running Splash for a two count Parker nails Ortiz with a throat thrust. Parker tags in Lee. Lee kicks Ortiz in the face. Lee whips Ortiz across the ring. Lee scores the elbow knockdown. Lee tags in Garcia. Garcia kicks Ortiz in the ribs. Garcia drives his knee into the midsection of Ortiz. Following a snap mare takeover, Garica stomps on Ortiz’s back. Ortiz with a knife edge chop. Forearm Exchange. Garcia uppercuts Ortiz. Garcia kicks Ortiz in the gut. Ortiz rolls out of the irish whip from Garcia. Ortiz clotheslines Garcia. Ortiz tags in Santana. Double Irish Whip. Double Flapjack. Double Basement Dropkick. Santana with a chop/forearm combination. Jericho tags himself in. Jericho applies a wrist lock. Ortiz tags himself in.

Ortiz starts bickering with Jericho. Garcia delivers a chop block. 2.0 clears the ring. Garcia repeatedly stomps on the left hamstring of Ortiz. Garcia applies a front face lock. Garica tags in Lee. Lee kicks Ortiz in the gut. Lee slams Ortiz’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Lee with a knife edge chop. Lee with a forearm smash. Lee whips Ortiz into the turnbuckles. Lee tags in Parker. Parker stomps on Ortiz’s face. Parker with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a one count. Parker hammers down on Ortiz’s chest. Parker rams his boot across Ortiz’s face. Parker with a gut punch. Parker buries his shoulder into the midsection of Ortiz. Parker tags in Garcia. Garcia repeatedly stomps on Ortiz’s chest. Garcia applies The Bow and Arrow Stretch. Garcia is putting the boots to Ortiz. Garcia tags in Lee. Lee applies a front face lock. Lee whips Ortiz across the ring. Lee denies The Sunset Flip. Lee tags in Parker. Parker with a Falling Sledge. Parker with a Pendulum BackBreaker. Parker tags in Garcia. Garcia with a Fist Drop. Ortiz with a chop/forearm combination. Garcia hammers down on the back of Ortiz’s neck. Garcia is choking Ortiz with his boot. Lee tags himself in. Lee stomps on Ortiz’s chest. Lee goes for a Bodyslam, but Ortiz lands back on his feet. Both men are knocked down after a double clothesline. Lee tags in Parker.

2.0 goes for a Double Belly to Back Suplex, but Ortiz blocks it. 2.0 delivers The Taste for a two count. Parker goes for a Running Bulldog, but Ortiz counters with a Belly to Back Suplex. Parker tags in Lee. Lee knocks Jericho and Santana off the ring apron. Ortiz dropkicks Lee. Ortiz with a Back Body Drop to Garcia. Santana and Parker are tagged in. Santana with a series of haymakers. Garcia kicks Santana in the gut. Garcia whips Santana across the ring. Santana with a Modified Michinoku Driver. Parker kicks Santana in the gut. Double Irish Whip. Santana decks Parker with a back elbow smash. Santana kicks Lee in the face. Ortiz with The Roll Through Double Cutter. SitOut PowerBomb/Discus Lariat Combination for a two count. Garcia with clubbing blows to Santana’s back. Ortiz dumps Garcia out of the ring. Parker tags in Lee. 2.0 goes for Two For The Show, but Jericho gets in the way. Jericho throws Parker into the steel barricade. Lee rolls Santana over for a two count. Jericho connects with The Judas Effect behind the referee’s back. Santana plants Lee with The PileDriver to pickup the victory. After the match, Jericho gives PNP the middle finger.

Winner: (38-14-1) Chris Jericho & (41-21) Santana & Ortiz via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: (29-12) Leyla Hirsch vs. (43-20) Red Velvet 

Velvet attacks Hirsch before the bell rings. Velvet transitions into a ground and pound attack. Velvet sends Hirsch into the ropes. Velvet goes for a Leg Lariat, but Hirsch counters with an ankle pick. Velvet uses her feet to create separation. Velvet drops Hirsch with a Leg Lariat. Velvet applies a wrist lock. Hirsch avoids The Final Slice. Hirsch regroups on the outside. Hirsch pulls Velvet out of the ring. Hirsch drives Velvet back first into the ring apron. Hirsch talks smack to Velvet. Velvet with a forearm smash. Velvet clotheslines Hirsch. Velvet rolls Hirsch back into the ring. Velvet with The Axe Kick. Velvet with a running knee lift. Velvet follows that with a Middle Rope Stunner. Velvet repeatedly stomps on Hirsch’s chest. Velvet applies The Triangle Choke.

Hirsch BuckleBombs Velvet. Hirsch dropkicks the left shoulder of Velvet. Hirsch kicks the left hamstring of Velvet. Hirsch wraps the left shoulder of Velvet around the bottom rope. Hirsch is choking Velvet with her boot. Hirsch with a Vertical Suplex. Hirsch stomps on Velvet’s back. Hirsch sends Velvet shoulder first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Hirsch stands on the back of Velvet’s neck. Hirsch applies a hammerlock. Hirsch goes into the cover for a two count. Hirsch applies an arm-bar. Palm Strike Exchange. Velvet goes for The Cazadora Bulldog, but Hirsch counters with The Wheelbarrow Suplex. Hirsch repeatedly stomps on the left shoulder of Velvet. Hirsch drives her knee into Velvet’s back. Hirsch with a forearm smash. Hirsch sends Velvet to the corner. Velvet with a Flying Stunner. Velvet scores the elbow knockdown.

Velvet with a drop toe hold into the middle rope. Velvet with a Running Meteora. Hirsch applies a waist lock. Hirsch with a forearm shot across the back of Velvet. Hirsch goes for a German Suplex, but Velvet lands back on her feet. Velvet ducks a clothesline from Hirsch. Velvet Spears Hirsch for a two count. Velvet goes for The Final Slice, but Hirsch counters with a PowerBomb. Hirsch connects with The Running Pump Knee Strike for a two count. Hirsch applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Velvet puts her foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Hirsch argues with the referee. Hirsch with a Running Boot. Hirsch goes for The Pop Up Back Drop Driver, but Velvet lands back on her feet. Hirsch goes for The Ankle Lock, but Velvet counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Velvet kicks the left knee of Hirsch. Velvet goes for The Spinning Heel Kick, but Hirsch rolls her over with a handful of tights to pickup the victory. After the match, Hirsch applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Kris Statlander storms into the ring to make the save.

Winner: (30-12) Leyla Hirsch via Pinfall 

Line Up For This Weeks AEW Rampage 

– Jon Moxley vs. Anthony Bowens w/Max Caster

– FTR w/Tully Blanchard vs. Lee Johnson & Brock Anderson w/Arn Anderson

– Jade Cargill (c) w/Mark Sterling vs. Julia Hart For The AEW TBS Championship

– The Jurassic Express (c) w/Christian Cage vs. Private Party w/Matt Hardy For The AEW World Tag Team Championship

Fifth Match: Adam Cole vs. Orange Cassidy In A Lights Out Match 

Rockers Punches. Cole drives his knee into the midsection of Cassidy. Cole dumps Cassidy out of the ring. Cassidy runs Cole into the steel barricade. Cassidy with a No Hand Shotgun Dropkick. Cole with a reverse hammer throw into the barricade. Cole follows that with a Belly to Back Suplex on the barricade. Cole pulls Danhausen out from under the ring. Danhausen is playing mind games with Cole. Cassidy avoids a big chair shot from Cole. Cassidy with The Spinning DDT on the floor. Cole thrust kicks the chair into Cassidy’s throat. Cole nails Cassidy with The Pump Kick. Cole sends Cassidy face first into the steel ring post. Cole denies The Beach Break. Cole with clubbing blows to Cassidy’s back. Cassidy with a double leg takedown through the time keepers table. Cassidy goes for The Orange Punch, but Cole blocks it with the ring bell. Cole throws Cassidy into the steel ring steps.

Cole puts Cassidy’s right hand inside the steps. Cole kicks the steps for added damage. Cole flings a chair, a steel chain and a trash can into the ring.  Cole poses for the crowd. Cole rolls Cassidy back into the ring. Cole rams the chair into the midsection of Cassidy. Cole fish hooks Cassidy. Cole with a steel chain haymaker. Cole tosses Cassidy out of the ring. Cole and Cassidy has a tug of war over the chain. Cole hits The Ushigoroshi for a two count. Cole sets up a chair contraption. Cassidy with The Stundog Millionaire. Cassidy delivers The Michinoku Driver into the chair contraption for a two count. Cole SuperKicks Cassidy to the floor. Brandon Cutler appears on the stage. Wheeler Yuta attacks Cutler from behind. Bobby Fish joins the fray.

The Young Bucks SuperKicks Chuck Taylor. Roppongi Vice pulls The Bucks out of the ring. All hell is breaking loose on the outside. Cassidy delivers Two Orange Punches. Cassidy is favoring his right hand. Cole scores the low blow, but Cassidy was wearing a steel cup. Lethargic Kicks. Cassidy drills Cole with The Panama Sunrise for a two count. Cole dodges The Chain Assisted Orange Punch. Cole walks up the ramp way. This brawl spills towards the go position. Cole with The Fireman’s Carry Slam through the table for a two count. Cole brings Cassidy back to the stage. Cole with a forearm smash. SuperKick Exchange. Cole attacks Cassidy with one of the production lights. Cole climbs up the steel truss. Cassidy delivers the low blow. Cassidy hugs Cole. Cassidy connects with The Hug Splash through the staging area to pickup the victory.

Winner: Orange Cassidy via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez