AEW Battle Of The Belts II
April 16, 2022
Curtis Culwell Center
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Commentary Team: (Excalibur, TAZ and Tony Schiavone)
Ring Announcer: Justin Roberts
Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: (59-16) Scorpio Sky (c) w/Ethan Page & Dan Lambert vs. (43-26) Sammy Guevara w/Taynara Conti For The AEW TNT Championship
Guevara immediately runs Sky into the turnbuckles. Guevara with clubbing shoulder blocks. Guevara is raining down elbow strikes in the corner. Sky with a double leg takedown. Sky transitions into a ground and pound attack. Sky stomps on Guevara’s chest. Sky with a straight right hand. Sky transitions into a corner mount. Sky starts biting Guevara’s forehead. Guevara with a knife edge chop. Guevara with a forearm smash. Guevara hammers down on the back of Sky’s neck. Guevara is mauling Sky in the corner. Sky with a knife edge chop. Guevara with a Belly to Back Suplex. Guevara transitions into a ground and pound attack. Sky denies The Vertical Suplex. Guevara punches Sky in the back. Guevara with a knife edge chop. Guevara uses the middle rope as a weapon. Guevara whips Sky across the ring. Sky goes for The TKO, but Guevara lands back on his feet. Chop Exchange. Guevara clotheslines Sky. Guevara sends Sky into the ropes. Guevara leapfrogs and backflips over Sky. Guevara dropkicks Sky. Guevara pops back on his feet. Guevara poses for the crowd.
Guevara with a forearm shot across the back of Sky’s neck. Guevara sends Sky face first into the ringside barricade. Sky with heavy bodyshots. Sky dumps Guevara throat first on the barricade. Sky bodyslams Guevara on the floor. Sky with a forearm smash. Sky resets the referee’s ten count. Guevara avoids the steel ring steps. Guevara decks Sky with a back elbow smash. Guevara with The MoonSault Press off the stairs. Guevara rolls Sky back into the ring. Sky hits The TKO on the ring apron. Sky sends Guevara face first into the ring stairs. Sky with a forearm smash. Sky with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Sky unloads a series of bodyshots in the corner. Sky rolls Guevara back into the ring. Sky with Three Pendulum BackBreakers. Sky applies The BackBreaker Stretch. Sky goes for a Fourth BackBreaker, but Guevara lands back on his feet. Guevara with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Guevara with two clotheslines. Guevara whips Sky across the ring. Guevara ducks a clothesline from Sky. Guevara with The Standing Spanish Fly for a two count.
Guevara fires off another chop. Guevara sends Sky to the corner. Sky dives over Guevara. Guevara with a Flying Mule Kick. Page pulls Sky out of the ring. Conti talks smack to Page. Guevara wipes out Men Of The Year with The Shooting Star Press. Page is busted open. Guevara rolls Sky back into the ring. Sky with an inside cradle for a two count. Guevara denies The TKO. Sky launches Guevara over the top rope. Guevara with an Apron Enzuigiri. Guevara drops Sky with The Double SpringBoard Cutter for a two count. The referee gets distracted by Lambert. Standing Switch Exchange. Guevara goes for The O’Connor Roll, but Sky holds onto the ropes. Conti slaps Sky’s hand off the middle rope. Guevara rolls Sky over for a two count. Conti starts brawling on the outside with Paige VanZant. Sky with the greco roman eye poke. Guevara responds with the low blow behind the referee’s back. Guevara connects with The GTH to pickup the victory.
Winner: New AEW TNT Champion, (44-26) Sammy Guevara via Pinfall
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) April 17, 2022
How did the @OfficialEGO, #DanLambert and @paigevanzant react to @ScorpioSky losing the TNT Championship to @sammyguevara at #AEWBOTB2, and What’s next for the now former champion? pic.twitter.com/Bxrf9uf03j
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) April 17, 2022
Second Match: (0-0) Jonathan Gresham (c) vs. (0-0) Dalton Castle w/The Boys For The ROH World Championship
The code of honor was adhered to. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Gresham backs Castle into the ropes. Wrist Lock Exchange. Gresham with a side headlock takeover. Castle answers with the headscissors escape. Castle regroups on the outside. Castle with a double leg takedown. Castle grapples around Gresham. Castle with a Delayed GutWrench Suplex. Castle poses for the crowd. Gresham kicks Castle’s fingers. Castle peacocks in the corner. Castle ducks a clothesline from Gresham. Castle decks Gresham with a back elbow smash. Castle with a Running Clothesline. Gresham dives over Castle. Castle with The Big Boot. Gresham drops down on the canvas. Leapfrog Exchange. Gresham cartwheels around Castle. Gresham with a SpringBoard Hurricanrana. Gresham ducks a clothesline from Castle. Gresham with a fake out knee kick. Gresham dropkicks Castle. Gresham plays to the crowd. Gresham with a deep arm-drag. Castle shoves Gresham. Gresham applies a wrist lock. Gresham brings Castle down to the mat. Gresham grabs a side headlock.
Castle with a waist lock go-behind. Gresham with a double wrist lock takedown. Gresham applies the headscissors neck lock. Gresham works on his joint manipulation game. Gresham applies a hammerlock. Castle with two sharp elbow strikes. Gresham scores the ankle pick. Gresham applies a hammerlock with his legs. Gresham starts bending the fingers of Castle. Gresham drops his weight on the right shoulder of Castle. Castle puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Castle heads to the outside. Castle avoids The Slingshot Pescado. Gresham kicks Castle in the gut. Castle with a Rebound Hurricanrana on the floor. Castle rolls Gresham back into the ring. Misfired Chops and Corner Clotheslines. Gresham with a back elbow smash. Castle responds with an Overhead Throw. Castle blocks a boot from Gresham. Castle with a Leg Capture Suplex. Gresham decks Castle with a back elbow smash. Castle with a Deadlift Northern Lights Suplex for a two count.
Castle applies a waist lock. Castle attacks Gresham’s ribs. Castle whips Gresham across the ring. Gresham denies The Bang-A-Rang. Gresham kicks Castle in the face. Castle catches Gresham in mid-air. Gresham denies The Bang-A-Rang. Rollup Exchange. Castle drops Gresham with The Big Boot. Gresham with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Castle with an Inside Out Lariat. Gresham side steps Castle into the turnbuckles. Gresham stomps on the right foot of Castle. Gresham makes Castle tap out to The Grounding Octopus Stretch. After the match, Satnam Singh lays out Castle and The Boys. Jay Lethal plants Gresham with The Lethal Injection. Singh starts dribbling Gresham’s head on the canvas. Lee Moriarty comes into the ring. Moriarty with forearm shivers. Singh whips Moriarty across the ring. Singh sends Moriarty face first into the canvas. Matt Sydal attacks Singh with the crutch. Lethal and Sonjay Dutt gangs up on Sydal. Singh gets Sydal in position for a PowerBomb. Samoa Joe comes down to the ring with a lead pipe to make the save.
Winner: Still ROH World Champion, (1-0) Jonathan Gresham via Submission
.@sonjaydutterson, @TheLethalJay and @hellosatnam have some harsh words for #ROH World TV Champion @SamoaJoe after he stopped their attack on @ringofhonor World Champion @TheJonGresham TONIGHT at #AEWBOTB2 after his successful title defense against @theDALTONcastle pic.twitter.com/cLhGWde8FV
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) April 17, 2022
Third Match: (53-8) Thunder Rosa (c) vs. (66-23) Nyla Rose For The AEW Women’s World Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Rose shoves Rosa into the canvas. Rose with a Body Block. Rose is throwing haymakers at Rosa. Rose sends Rosa back first into the steel barricade. Rose kicks Rosa in the back. Rose slaps Rosa in the chest. Rose kicks Rosa in the face. Rose goes for a Bodyslam, but Rosa lands back on her feet. Rosa sends Rose face first into the steel ring post. Rosa with The Tornado Bulldog on the floor. Rosa is putting the boots to Rose. Rosa with an overhand chop. Rosa whips Rose into the barricade. Rosa with a forearm smash. Rosa rolls Rose back into the ring. Rosa with The Missile Dropkick for a one count. Rosa repeatedly kicks Rose in the back. Rosa with The Sliding Lariat for a one count. Rosa with a chop/forearm combination. Rose applies The Claw. Rose HeadButts Rosa. Rose uses the bottom rope as a weapon. Rose kicks Rosa in the gut. Rose slams Rosa’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Rose with heavy bodyshots. Rose repeatedly stomps on Rosa’s chest. Rose is choking Rosa with her boot. The referee admonishes Rose.
Rose whips Rosa across the ring. Rosa decks Rose with a back elbow smash. Rosa sends Rose tumbling to the floor. Rose catches Rosa in mid-air. Rose PowerBombs Rosa on the ring apron. Rose punches Rosa in the chest. Rose hammers down on the back of Rosa’s neck. Rose with a Vertical Suplex on the floor. Rosa fights from underneath. Rose whips Rosa into the steel ring steps. Rose whips Rosa across the ring. Rosa fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Rosa with combination forearms. Rose with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker for a two count. Rose applies a kneeling arm-bar. Rosa with forearm shivers. Rosa drops Rose with a Tilt-A-Whirl Side Russian Leg Sweep. Rosa applies The CrossFace. Rose hits The Death Valley Driver for a two count. Rose with a Seated Senton. Forearm Exchange. Rosa with two short-arm lariats. Rosa ducks a clothesline from Rose. Rosa dropkicks Rose. Rosa kicks Rose in the gut. Rosa drops Rose with The Stunner. Rosa with a Diving Corner Clothesline. Rosa with a Corner Meteora. Rosa follows that with The Shibata Dropkick.
Rosa dropkicks Rose to the floor. Rosa with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Rosa lands The Tornillo. Rosa is fired up. Rosa rolls Rose back into the ring. Rosa goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Rose blocks it. Rose goes for The Samoan Drop, but Rosa lands back on her feet. Rose with a back heel kick. Rose has Rosa draped across the top strand. Rosa avoids The Guillotine Knee Drop. Rose catches Rosa in mid-air. Rose goes for The Beast Bomb, but Rosa counters with The Code Red for a two count. Rose with two clotheslines for a two count. Rose Chokeslams Rosa. Rose goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Rosa lands back on her feet. Rosa sends Rose into the ropes. Rose with a Running Lariat for a two count. Rose connects with The Jack Hammer for a two count. Rose has Rosa draped across the ring apron. Rose goes for a Diving Senton, but Rosa ducks out of the way. Rosa with The La Magistral for a two count. Rosa ducks a clothesline from Rose. Rose Powerslams Rosa for a two count. Rosa rolls Rose over for a two count. Rose goes for The Beast Bomb, but Rosa counters with The Hurricanrana to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still AEW Women’s World Champion, (54-8) Thunder Rosa via Pinfall
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