AEW Dynamite Results (5/4/22): Deonna Purrazzo vs. Mercedes Martinez

AEW Dynamite
May 4, 2022
Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena
Baltimore, Maryland

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

Ring Announcer: Justin Roberts

Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: (5-0) Jeff Hardy w/Matt Hardy vs. (12-8) Bobby Fish w/Kyle O’Reilly In A Owen Hart Foundation Men’s Tournament Qualifying Match 

Adam Cole joins the commentary team for this match. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Hardy applies a wrist lock. Hardy hammers down on the left shoulder of Fish. Hardy grabs a side headlock. Fish whips Hardy across the ring. Hardy drops Fish with a shoulder tackle. Fish drops down on the canvas. Hardy with a Counter Hip Toss for a one count. Hardy applies a rear chin lock. Hardy with clubbing shoulder blocks. Hardy slams Fish’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Fish kicks Hardy in the gut. Hardy answers with three liver shots. Hardy with clubbing shoulder blocks. Short-Arm Reversal by Fish. Fish drives Hardy back first into the turnbuckle. Fish delivers his combination offense in the corner. Fish repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Hardy. Fish with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Fish with The Sliding Lariat for a two count.

Fish teep kicks Hardy into the turnbuckles. Fish with a forearm/gut punch combination. Fish with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Following a snap mare takeover, Fish goes for The Slingshot Senton, but Hardy out of the way. Hardy with a toe kick. Fish responds with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip into the steel barricade. Fish talks smack to Matt. Fish with clubbing hamstring kicks. Fish with a gut punch. Fish resets the referee’s ten count. Hardy is throwing haymakers at Fish. Fish drives his knee into the midsection of Hardy. Hardy with an elbow smash. Fish continues to play mind games with Matt. Fish transitions into a ground and pound attack. Hardy with an inside cradle for a two count. Fish drops Hardy with The Kitchen Sink. Fish with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Fish with a crossface. Sting and Darby Alllin are scouting this match from the rafters.

Hardy with a desperation up kick. Fish denies The JawBreaker. Hardy blocks a boot from Fish. Fish with a knee lift. Hardy ducks a clothesline from Fish. Hardy with a SitOut JawBreaker. Fish responds with Two Mid-Kicks. Fish thrust kicks the midsection of Hardy. Hardy scores the elbow knockdown. Hardy clotheslines Fish. Fish reverses out of the irish whip from Hardy. Hardy with a running haymaker. Hardy with an Inverted Atomic Drop/Split Legged Leg Drop/Basement Dropkick/Elbow Drop Combination for a two count. Hardy kicks Fish in the gut. Hardy hits The Twist Of Fate. Hardy ascends to the top turnbuckle. Fish denies The Swanton Bomb. Fish with a forearm smash. Fish with an Avalanche Falcon Arrow for a two count. Fish applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Fish transitions into a Knee Bar. Hardy grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Hardy decks Fish with a back elbow smash. Hardy delivers Whisper In The Wind. Hardy connects with The Swanton Bomb to pickup the victory. After the match, The Hardy Boyz had a standoff with The Young Bucks.

Winner: (6-0) Jeff Hardy via Pinfall 

Second Match: (3-0) The Blackpool Combat Club w/William Regal vs. (0-0) The AFO (The Butcher, The Blade and Angelico) In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

The AFO attacks The BCC before the bell rings. Blade wraps his t-shirt around Danielson’s neck. Blade with a chop/haymaker combination. Blade whips Danielson across the ring. Blade scores the elbow knockdown. Blade applies a wrist lock. Blade tags in Angelico. Angelico scores the left jab. Angelico ties Danielson up in a knot. Danielson with two mid-kicks. Danielson slams Angelico’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Danielson with a knife edge chop. Danielson with clubbing mid-kicks. Danielson with a Corner Dropkick. Danielson applies a wrist lock. Danielson tags in Yuta. Yuta punches the left shoulder of Angelico. Yuta with a knife edge chop. Angelico drives his knee into the midsection of Yuta. Angelico with another left jab. Angelico tags in Blade. Yuta with a Back Body Drop. Yuta with a deep arm-drag. Yuta applies an arm-bar. Yuta stomps on the left elbow of Blade. Yuta goes for a Bodyslam, but Blade lands back on his feet. Butcher tags himself in.

Yuta with two dropkicks. Butcher tells Yuta to bring it. Yuta with forearm shivers. Yuta knocks Angelico off the ring apron. Butcher drops Yuta with a Running Crossbody Block. Butcher with a Release Vertical Supex. Butcher slams Yuta’s head on the middle turnbuckle pad. Butcher tags in Blade. Blade with two haymakers. The AFO is mauling Yuta in the corner. Blade tags in Angelico. Angelico kicks Yuta in the gut. Angelico applies The Headscissors Neck Lock. Angelico tags in Butcher. Chop Exchange. Butcher sends Yuta chest first into the turnbuckles. Butcher tags in Blade. Double Irish Whip. Double Shoulder Tackle. Double Elbow Knockdown for a one count. Blade toys around with Yuta. Yuta slaps Blade in the chest. Blade rakes the eyes of Yuta.

Blade repeatedly stomps on Yuta’s chest. Blade with a straight right hand. Blade tags in Angelico. Angelico with a jab/toe kick combination. Angelico tags in Butcher. Butcher whips Yuta into the turnbuckles. Yuta crawls under Butcher. Yuta with a Release German Suplex. Moxley and Blade are tagged in. Moxley with two clotheslines. Moxley clotheslines Blade over the top rope. Moxley launches Blade into the time keepers table. Moxey whips Blade into the steel ring steps. Moxley rolls Blade back into the ring. Blade with a knee lift. Moxley drops Blade with The Cutter. Moxley bites the forehead of Butcher. Blade sends Moxley shoulder first into the steel ring post. Blade tags in Angelico. Angelico slips over Moxley’s back. Angelico with a Low Enzuigiri. Moxley responds with an Inside Out Lariat. Moxley tags in Danielson. Danielson with The Missile Dropkick. Yuta applies The Guillotine Choke. Stereo 12X6 Elbows from Moxley and Yuta. Danielson repeatedly stomps on Angelico’s face. Danielson makes Angelico tap out to The Triangle Sleeper.

Winner: (4-0) The Blackpool Combat Club via Submission 

Third Match: (48-7) Wardlow vs. (0-0) William Morrissey w/MJF & Shawn Spears

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wardlow drives Morrissey back first into the turnbuckles. Wardlow taunts Morrissey. Morrissey drives his knee into the midsection of Wardlow. Morrissey with clubbing blows to Wardlow’s back. Morrissey sends Wardlow to the corner. Morrissey levels Wardlow with The Body Avalanche. Wardlow with clubbing shoulder blocks. Wardlow uppercuts Morrissey. Morrissey leapfrogs over Wardlow. Morrissey drops Wardlow with The Big Boot. Morrissey clotheslines Wardlow over the top rope. Morrissey and Wardlow are brawling on the outside. Morrissey sends Wardlow face first into the steel ring post. Morrissey punches Wardlow in the back. Morrissey resets the referee’s ten count.

Morrissey repeatedly slams Wardlow’s head on the ring apron. Morrissey rolls Wardlow back into the ring. Wardlow attacks the midsection of Morrissey. Wardlow is throwing haymakers at Morrissey. Morrissey reverses out of the irish whip from Wardlow. Morrissey hits The Boss Man Slam for a two count. Morrissey puts Wardlow on the top turnbuckle. Morrissey and Wardlow are trading back and forth shots. Wardlow drops Morrissey with The MoonSault Press. Wardlow connects with The PowerBomb to pickup the victory. After the match, Wardlow attacks the AEW Security Team. Wardlow promises that he’ll get his hands on MJF and get his release from MJF’s contract. MJF says that he’s willing to grant Wardlow’s request for a match in a contract signing next week in Long Island, New York.

Winner: (49-7) Wardlow via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: (40-16-1) Chris Jericho w/The Jericho Appreciation Society vs. (42-23) Santana w/Ortiz

Santana starts things off with The Suicide Dive before the bell rings. Santana transitions into a ground and pound attack. Santana with a knife edge chop. Santana and Jericho are brawling around the ringside area. Santana whips Jericho into the steel barricade. Santana repositions the steel ring stairs. Jericho attacks Santana from behind. Jericho with a knee lift. Jericho pretends to be the cameraman. Santana gives Jericho the middle finger. Santana kicks Jeicho in the gut. Santana with a blistering chop. Jericho uses the referee as a human shield. Santana drops Jericho with The Pump Kick. Santana slams Jericho’s head on the ring stairs. Santana rolls Jericho back into the ring. Menard trips Santana from the outside. Jericho with a SpringBoard Dropkick. Jericho slams Santana’s head on the ring stairs. Jericho poses for the crowd.

Jericho is raining down haymakers. Jericho with a Belly to Back Suplex. Palm Strike Exchange. Jericho kicks Santana in the face. Jericho with forearm shivers. Jericho with a corner clothesline. Jericho puts Santana on the top turnbuckle. Jericho with a knife edge chop. Daniel Garcia knocks Santana off the top turnbuckle. Jericho is mauling Santana in the corner. Jericho catapults Santana throat first into the bottom rope. Jericho repeatedly stomps on Santana’s face. Jericho with a forearm smash. Santana dropkicks Jericho in mid-air. Jericho unloads three knife edge chops. Santana is throwing haymakers at Jericho. Jericho reverses out of the irish whip from Santana. Santana denies The Running Bulldog. Santana with a cross chop. Santana clotheslines Jericho. Santana kicks Jericho in the gut. Santana hits The Three Amigos.

Jericho has Santana perched on the top turnbuckle. Jericho with three haymakers. Santana denies The SuperPlex. Santana HeadButts Jericho. Santana lands The Frog Splash for a two count. Short-Arm Reversal by Jericho. Jericho fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Jericho with a double leg takedown. Jericho applies The Walls Of Jericho. Santana grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Jericho argues with the referee. Santana with an inside cradle for a two count. Chop Exchange. Jericho goes for The O’Connor Roll, but Santana holds onto the ropes. Santana connects with The Roll Through Cutter for a two count. Ortiz attacks The JAS with a baseball bat. Santana with The Discus Lariat for a two count. Santana with a Running Cannonball Strike. Santana gets distracted by Menard. Jericho delivers the low blow. Jericho plants Santana with The Judas Effect to pickup the victory. After the match, The JAS gangs up on Santana and Ortiz. Jericho clocks Ortiz with a brawl.

Winner: (41-16-1) Chris Jericho via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: (56-27) Fenix vs. (49-24) Dante Martin In A Owen Hart Foundation Men’s Tournament Qualifying Match 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Fenix backs Dante into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Dante shoves Fenix. Dante backflips over Fenix. Dante avoids The Spinning Hook Kick. Dante kicks Fenix in the gut. Fenix reverses out of the irish whip from Dante. Fenix dropkicks Dante to the floor. Fenix with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block to the outside. Fenix rolls Dante back into the ring. Quick standoff in the center of the ring. Fenix goes for a Gory Bomb, but Dante counters with a deep arm-drag. Rollup Exchange. Fenix applies a front face lock. Dante with The Sunset Flip for a two count. Dante ducks a clothesline from Fenix. Dante with a Headscissors Takeover. Dante dives over Fenix. Fenix ducks a clothesline from Dante. Fenix leapfrogs over Dante. Dante sends Fenix into the ropes. Dante leapfrogs over Fenix. Fenix runs into Dante. Dante drills Fenix with The Canadian Destroyer. Dante lands The Suicide Dive. Dante sends Fenix face first into the steel ring post.

Dante dropkicks Fenix. Dante rolls Fenix back into the rig. Dante with a knife edge chop. Dante applies a side headlock. Dante attacks the midsection of Fenix. Fenix reverses out of the irish whip from Dante. Fenix with a SpringBoard Spinning Back Kick. Fenix with a SpringBoard Reverse Spanish Fly for a two count. Dante avoids The Rolling Elbow. Dante with an Inside Out Suplex. Dante kicks Fenix in the face. Fenix launches Dante over the top rope. Dante with an Apron Enzuigiri. Dante nails Fenix with The Hook Kick. Dante with The Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Dante sends Fenix into the ropes.

Dante with a Reverse Suplex for a two count. Dante argues with the referee. Dante kicks Fenix in the ribs. Dante is throwing haymakers at Fenix. Fenix with The Hurricanrana for a two count. Dante dumps Fenix out of the ring. Fenix blocks The Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Dante kicks Fenix in the chest. Fenix shoves Dante off the top rope. Fenix with an Apron Enzuigiri. Fenix with The Pop Up Cutter for a two count. Fenix puts Dante on the top turnbuckle. Fenix goes for The Fire Thunder Driver, but Dante rolls him over for a two count. Dante SuperKicks Fenix. Fenix with clubbing blows to Dante’s back. Fenix goes for The Avalanche Reverse Spanish Fly, but Dante lands back on his feet. Dante ducks a clothesline from Fenix. Dante drills Fenix with The Reverse Hurricanrana. Fenix avoids The Noise Dive. Dante catches Fenix in mid-air. Fenix with two knee lifts. Fenix connects with The Fenix Driver to pickup the victory.

Winner: (57-27) Fenix via Pinfall 

Line Up For This Weeks AEW Rampage 

– Britt Baker & Jamie Hayter vs. Toni Storm & Ruby Soho

– HOOK vs. JD Drake

– Riho vs. Yuka Sakazaki In A Owen Hart Foundation Women’s Tournament Qualifying Match

– Jay Lethal w/Sonjay Dutt & Satnam Singh vs. Konosuke Takeshita

Sixth Match: (0-0) Deonna Purrazzo (c) vs. (4-5) Mercedes Martinez (c) For The Undisputed ROH Women’s World Championship 

Purrazzo doesn’t adhere to the code of honor. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Purrazzo applies a side headlock. Martinez backs Purrazzo into the turnbuckles. Strong lockup. Stalemate in the corner. Misfired Chops. That leads us to a quick shoving contest. Purrazzo hyperextends the left shoulder of Martinez. Purrazzo repeatedly stomps on Martinez’s chest. Purrazzo is choking Martinez with her boot. Purrazzo unloads two knife edge chops. Purrazzo with a short-arm clothesline for a one count. Martinez is throwing haymakers at Purrazzo. Martinez with a blistering chop. Martinez punches Purrazzo in the back. Martinez stomps on Purrazzo’s chest. Purrazzo applies a hammerlock on the top rope. Purrazzo wraps the left shoulder of Martinez around the steel ring post. Purrazzo with forearm shivers. Martinez blocks The Pump Kick. Martinez Spears Purrazzo on the ring apron. Forearm Exchange. Purrazzo with a reverse hammer throw into the ring post. Both ladies avoid the referee’s ten count. Second Forearm Exchange. Martinez with two clotheslines. Martinez hits The Back Drop Driver. Martinez with a flying forearm smash. Martinez with The Helluva Kick.

Martinez follows that with a Flying Boot for a two count. Short-Arm Reversal by Purrazzo. Purrazzo with a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Purrazzo applies The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Purrazzo with The Pump Kick. Purrazzo with The Standing MoonSault for a two count. Martinez denies The Queen’s Gambit. Purrazzo goes for The Sunset Flip, but Martinez counters with The Shining Wizard. Martinez connects with The Fisherman’s Buster for a two count. Purrazzo side steps Martinez into the turnbuckles. Martinez decks Purrazzo with a back elbow smash. Purrazzo with an Inside Out Exploder Suplex for a two count. Martinez with a double leg takedown. Martinez with a jackknife cover for a two count. Martinez avoids The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Both ladies are knocked down after a double clothesline. Purrazzo kicks Martinez in the face. Martinez slaps Purrazzo in the chest. Martinez Powerslams Purrazzo. Martinez delivers The Curb Stomp. Martinez makes Purrazzo tap out to The Dragon Sleeper. After the match, Martinez shakes hands with Purrazzo to close the show.

Winner: New Undisputed ROH Women’s World Champion, (5-5) Mercedes Martinez via Submission 

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Author: Josh Lopez

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