AEW Rampage Results (3/11/22): Shane Strickland vs. Tony Nese

AEW Rampage
March 11, 2022
Hertz Arena
Estero, Florida

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Commentary Team: (Excalibur, TAZ and Ricky Starks)

Ring Announcer: Justin Roberts 

Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: (55-19-1) Darby Allin w/Sting vs. (39-39) Marq Quen w/Isiah Kassidy 

Quick feeling out contest after the bell rings. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Allin applies a side headlock. Allin with a side headlock takeover. Quen goes for a deep arm-drag, but Allin counters with a side headlock. Quen transitions into a hammerlock. Allin dumps Quen out of the ring. Kassidy runs interference. Kassidy backs away from Sting. Allin ducks a clothesline from Quen. Quen side steps Alin into the steel ring steps. Quen rolls Allin back into the ring. Quen stomps on Allin’s back. Quen dumps Allin ribs first on the top rope. Quen is putting the boots to Allin. Quen starts choking Allin with his boot. Quen whips Allin into the turnbuckles. Quen slams Allin’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Quen with clubbing bodyshots in the corner.

Quen poses for the crowd. Allin kicks Quen in the gut. Quen with a double foot stomp. Quen buries his shoulder into the midsection of Allin. Quen applies a front face lock. Quen transitions into The Cobra Twist. Quen uses the top rope for leverage. The referee admonishes Quen. Allin with a Hip Toss. Quen punches Allin in the back. Allin with the arm-ringer on the top rope. Quen takes out the legs of Allin. Quen stomps on Allin’s chest. Quen with a shoulder block. Quen with a straight right hand. Quen whips Allin into the turnbuckles. Allin avoids the corner clothesline. Allin rolls Quen over for a two count. Quen kicks the injured ribs of Allin. Quen hooks the outside leg for a two count. Quen gets crotched on the top turnbuckle. Allin and Quen are trading back and forth shots. Allin with The SuperPlex for a two count.

Allin applies The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Allin transitions into a front face lock. Quen backs Allin into the turnbuckles. Quen denies The Sunset Flip. Quen with a Back Flip Knee Drop for a two count. Quen with two toe kicks. Allin reverses out of the irish whip from Quen. Allin goes for The Coffin Splash, but Quen gets his knees up in the air. Quen hits The Back Flip Flatliner for a two count. Quen goes for The Delayed Vertical Suplex, but Allin lands back on his feet. Allin with The Scorpion Death Drop. Allin gets distracted by Kassidy. Sting pulls Kassidy off the ring apron. Sting throws Kassidy into the ringside barricade. Quen knocks Allin off the top turnbuckle. Quen lands The 450 Splash on the floor. Allin avoids the referee’s ten count. Quen hooks both legs for a two count. Quen goes for The Shooting Star Press, but Allin ducks out of the way. Allin makes Quen tap out to The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. After the match, The Hardy Boyz prevents The AFO from attacking Allin and Sting.

Winner: (56-19-1) Darby Allin via Submission 

– The House Of Black Vignette.

Second Match: (7-12) Jamie Hayter w/Britt Baker & Rebel vs. (1-4) Mercedes Martinez 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Martinez applies a waist lock. Hayter transitions into a front face lock. Standing Switch Exchange. Hayter applies a side headlock. Hayter with a side headlock takeover. Martinez answers with the headscissors escape. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Strong lockup. Hayter backs Martinez into the ropes. Martinez turns Hayter over. The referee calls for a clean break. Martinez ducks a clothesline from Hayter. Martinez with a straight right hand. Martinez with a chop/forearm combination. Martinez sends Hayter to the corner. Hayter kicks Martinez in the face. Hayter runs into Martinez. Hayter with the irish whip. Martinez kicks Hayter in the face. Martinez clotheslines Hayter. Martinez with another chop/forearm combination.

Hayter rakes the eyes of Martinez. Hayter is choking Martinez with her boot. Hayter punches Martinez in the back. Hayter uses the middle rope as a weapon. Baker talks smack to Martinez. Hayter kicks Martinez in the face. Martinez with two overhand chops. Hayter answers with a forearm smash. Hayter repeatedly stomps on Martinez’s chest. Hayter with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a one count. Hayter applies a nerve hold. Hayter rams her elbow across Martinez’s jaw. Hayter drives her knee into Martinez’s back. Hayter applies a rear chin lock. Hayter rams her forearm across Martinez’s face. Martinez fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Martinez with The Rolling Elbow. Martinez with clubbing back elbow smashes. Hayter pulls Martinez down to the mat.

Hayter repeatedly stomps on the back of Martinez’s neck. Hayter unloads two knife edge chops. Hayter with a double sledge. Hayter starts choking Martinez in the corner. Martinez with Two Rolling Vertical Suplex’s. Martinez with The Butterfly Suplex for a two count. Martinez punches Hayter in the back. Hayter denies The Fisherman’s Buster. Martinez with three sharp elbow strikes. Hayter hits The Uranage BackBreaker for a two count. Hayter with a forearm smash. Hayter goes for a Bodyslam, but Martinez lands back on her feet. Standing Switch Exchange. Hayter sends Martinez into the ropes. Hayter rocks Martinez with a forearm smash. Martinez kicks Hayter in the gut. Martinez with a Vertical Suplex into the turnbuckles. Martinez puts Hayter on the top turnbuckle. Martinez delivers The Spider German Suplex. Baker attacks Martinez behind the referee’s back. Hayter connects with The Running Lariat to pickup the victory. After the match, Baker and Co gangs up on Martinez. Thunder Rosa storms into the ring with a steel chair to make the save.

Winner: (8-12) Jamie Hayter via Pinfall 

Third Match: (2-1) Keith Lee vs. (41-29) QT Marshall w/The Factory 

Lee is playing mind games with Marshall. Lee HeadButts Marshall. Lee applies a wrist lock. Lee lifts Marshall up in the air. Marshall rakes the eyes of Lee. Marshall with heavy bodyshots. Marshall mocks Lee. Lee drops Marshall with The Grizzly Magnum. Lee with a gut punch. Lee with a Big Biel Throw. Marshall answers with a Top Rope Stunner. Marshall with The Missile Dropkick for a one count. Marshall is throwing haymakers at Lee. Lee is pissed.

Marshall kicks Lee in the gut. Lee reverses out of the irish whip from Marshall. Marshall dives over Lee. Lee with an Inside Out Lariat. Lee is fired up. The referee gets distracted by Solow. Comoroto trips Lee from the outside. Marshall SuperKicks Lee. Marshall with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Lee denies The Diamond Cutter. Lee whips Marshall across the ring. Lee delivers The Pounce. Lee connects with The Big Bang Catastrophe to pickup the victory. After the match, Lee wipes out The Factory. Team TAZ gangs up on Lee. Hobbs plants Lee with The SpineBuster.

Winner: (3-1) Keith Lee via Pinfall 

Line Up For Next AEW Dynamite 

– Scorpio Sky (c) w/Dan Lambert & Ethan Page vs. Wardlow For The AEW TNT Championship 

– Britt Baker (c) vs. Thunder Rosa In A Steel Cage Match For The AEW Women’s World Championship 

– Jon Moxley & Bryan Danielson w/William Regal vs. Chuck Taylor & Wheeler Yuta w/Orange Cassidy & Danhausen 

– Hangman Page & The Jurassic Express w/Christian Cage vs. Adam Cole & reDRagon In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Fourth Match: (0-0) Shane Strickland vs. (9-1) Tony Nese 

Strickland side steps the collar and elbow tie up. Strickland grabs a side wrist lock. Nese regroups on the outside. Strickland scores the ankle pick. Strickland applies the cravate. Nese transitions into a wrist lock. Strickland with a deep arm-drag. Strickland with a Hip Toss. Nese denies the single leg crab. Nese kicks Strickland in the gut. Nese with a knife edge chop. Nese sends Strickland to the corner. Strickland dives over Nese. Strickland with a Headscissors Takeover. Strickland whips Nese across the ring. Nese holds onto the ropes. Strickland sweeps out the legs of Nese. Strickland with a Sliding Dropkick. Nese shoves Strickland. Strickland showcases his agility. Nese cartwheels off the ring apron. Strickland avoids the diving lariat. Strickland with The Pump Kick. Strickland rolls Nese back into the ring. Nese uses the ring skirt as a weapon.

Nese with a Sliding Dropkick. Nese stomps on Strickland’s chest. Nese whips Strickland into the steel ring steps. Nese rolls Strickland back into the ring. Nese scores the elbow knockdown. Nese transitions into a ground and pound attack. Nese hooks the outside leg for a one count. Strickland with heavy bodyshots. Strickland with a chop/haymaker combination. Nese dropkicks Strickland for a two count. Nese flexes his muscles. Nese dumps Strickland out of the ring. Strickland backs Nese into the ropes. Strickland attacks the midsection of Nese. Strickland applies a waist lock. Strickland goes for a German Suplex, but Nese lands back on his feet. Nese with a Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Nese applies a bodyscissors hold. Overhand Chop Exchange. Strickland tees off on Nese. Nese launches Strickland over the top rope. Strickland punches Nese in the ribs. Nese uppercuts Strickland in mid-air. Nese with a Running Bulldog into the top rope. Strickland avoids The SpringBoard MoonSault. Strickland with a straight right hand. Strickland unloads two knife edge chops. Strickland sends Nese to the corner.

Strickland with a running elbow smash. Strickland with a flying uppercut across the back of Nese’s neck. Strickland with The Tilt-A-Whirl Powerslam. Strickland drills Nese with The Deadlift BrainBuster for a two count. Strickland ascends to the top turnbuckle. Nese with a Roll Through Shotei. Nese kicks Strickland into the fireman’s carry position. Nese hits The Double Knee GutBuster for a two count. Nese is choking Strickland with his boot. Strickland denies The Running Nese. Strickland goes for The Sunset Flip, but Nese counters with a Spinning Back Kick. Nese lands The 450 Splash for a two count. Nese toys around with Strickland. Strickland kicks Nese in the face. Nese with an overhand chop. Strickland delivers his combination offense. Counter Fest. Strickland sweeps out the legs of Nese. Strickland SuperKicks Nese. Strickland with a Leaping Double Foot Stomp. Strickland rolls Nese back into the ring. Strickland with The Roll Through Flatliner for a two count. Strickland connects with The House Call. Strickland plants Nese with The Flying Double Foot Stomp to pickup the victory.

Winner: (1-0) Shane Strickland via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez