AEW Rampage Results (5/6/22): Jay Lethal vs. Konosuke Takeshita

AEW Rampage
May 6, 2022
Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena
Baltimore, Maryland

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Commentary Team: (Excalibur, Chris Jericho, TAZ, and Ricky Starks)

Ring Announcer: Justin Roberts 

Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: (43-21) Britt Baker & (10-12) Jamie Hayter w/Rebel vs. (3-0) Toni Storm & (27-4) Ruby Soho 

Jamie Hayter and Toni Storm will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Hayter applies a side headlock. Storm whips Hayter across the ring. Hayter drops Storm with a shoulder tackle. Hayter shoves Storm. Hayter kicks Storm in the gut. Hayter whips Storm across the ring. Shoulder Block Exchange. Storm with a forearm smash. Storm ducks a clothesline from Hayter. Storm with a running shoulder tackle. Storm sends Hayter to the corner. Storm with a Running Uppercut. Storm tags in Soho. Assisted Uppercut. Soho with a running forearm smash. Soho applies a front face lock. Hayter backs Soho into the turnbuckles. Baker tags herself in. Baker is choking Soho in the corner. Baker with forearm shivers. Baker whips Soho across the ring. Baker reverses out of the irish whip from Soho. Baker with The SlingBlade for a two count. Baker goes for The Air Raid Crash, but Soho rolls her over for a two count. Soho avoids The SuperKick. Soho with a quick rollup for a two count. Standing Switch Exchange. Baker goes for The O’Connor Roll, but Soho holds onto the top ropes. Storm tags herself in.

Soho decks Baker with a back elbow smash. Double STO. Storm slams Baker’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Storm repeatedly stomps on Baker’s chest. Baker with a Flatliner into the middle turnbuckle pad. Baker repeatedly stomps on Storm’s chest. Baker hooks the outside leg for a two count. Baker tags in Hayter. Hater sends Storm face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Hayter repeatedly stomps on Storm’s chest. Hayter is choking Storm with her boot. Baker attacks Storm behind the referee’s back. Hayter with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Hayter applies a rear chin lock. Storm with elbows into the midsection of Hayter. Hayter punches Storm in the back. Hayter repeatedly whips Storm into the turnbuckles. Hayter with clubbing blows to Storm’s back. Soho prevents Storm from hitting the turnbuckles. Storm ducks a clothesline from Hayter. Storm with a Release German Suplex. Baker and Soho are tagged in.

Soho clotheslines Baker. Soho scores the elbow knockdown. Soho ducks a clothesline from Baker. Soho stomps on the left foot of Baker. Soho with a Spinning Back Kick. Soho with two knee lifts. Soho punches Hayter. Soho with a Running SuperKick. Soho tags in Storm. Soho with a back elbow smash. Soho drives Baker face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Storm with a Running Hip Attack. Hayter drops Storm with The Big Boot. Baker goes for The Pittsburgh Sunrise, but Soho counters with another Running SuperKick. Hayter with The Uranage BackBreaker. Storm SuperKicks Hayter. Storm with The Alabama Slam into Hayter. Baker hits The Air Raid Crash. Forearm Exchange. Baker brings Storm down to the mat. Storm denies The Lock Jaw. Storm goes into the lateral press for a two count. Storm ducks a clothesline from Baker. Storm with a Release German Suplex. Storm puts Baker on the top turnbuckle. The referee gets distracted by Rebel. Baker rakes the eyes of Storm. Baker with The Butterfly Suplex. Hayter with The Sliding Lariat. Baker follows that with The Curb Stomp for a two count. Soho dumps Hayter out of the ring. Baker SuperKicks Soho. Storm rolls Baker over to pickup the victory.

Winner: (4-0) Toni Storm & (28-4) Ruby Soho via Pinfall 

Second Match: (7-0) HOOK vs. (4-31) JD Drake 

Hook applies a waist lock. Hook grapples around Drake. Drake grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Drake pie faces Hook. Drake with a knife edge chop. Drake talks smack to Hook. Hook headbutts a chop from Drake. Hook jab steps into a double leg takedown. Drake with an up kick. Hook with a Leg Capture Suplex. Hook applies a wrist loc. Drake denies The Northern Lights Suplex. Hook negates The Reverse DDT. Hook makes Drake tap out to The Redrum. After the match, Danhausen walks into the ring. Danhausen wants Hook to stand in his corner during his match with Tony Nese next week. Hook shoves Danhausen into the canvas. Danhausen gives Hook a birthday bag of chips.

Winner: (8-0) HOOk via Submission 

Third Match: (30-11) Riho vs. (7-5) Yuka Sakazaki In A Owen Hart Foundation Women’s Tournament Qualifying Match

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Sakazaki applies a side headlock. Wrist Lock Exchange. Sakazaki applies a hammerlock. Sakazaki with a side headlock takeover. Riho answers with the headscissors escape. Sakazaki grabs a side headlock. Riho whips Sakazaki across the ring. Riho drops down on the canvas. Sakazaki lunges over Riho. Riho sends Sakazaki into the ropes. Leg Sweep Exchange. Riho with a basement dropkick. Riho poses for the crowd. Riho with a Rising Knee Strike. Riho with The Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Sakazaki hammers down on the back of Riho’s neck. Riho reverses out of the irish whip from Sakazaki. Sakazaki kicks Riho in the face. Sakazaki cartwheels off the top rope. Sakazaki dropkicks Riho to the floor. Sakazaki with a SpringBoard Cannonball Senton to the outside. Sakazaki rolls Riho back into the ring. Sakazaki hooks the outside leg for a two count. Sakazaki with two below drops on the left knee of Riho. Sakazaki applies a leg lock. Sakazaki with two spinning toe holds.

Sakazaki ties Riho up in a knot. Riho grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Sakazaki wraps the left leg of Riho around the middle rope. Riho decks Sakazaki with a back elbow smash. Riho drops Sakazaki with a Running Bulldog for a two count. Sakazaki sends Riho to the corner. Riho dives over Sakazaki. Sakazaki hits The Northern Lights Bomb for a two count. Sakazaki goes for The Magical Girl Splash, but Riho gets her knees up in the air. Riho with The Snap Dragon Suplex. Sakazaki side steps Riho into the turnbuckles. Rollup Exchange. Riho with a Diving Knee Strike for a two count. Riho drags Sakazaki to the corner. Riho ascends to the top turnbuckle. Forearm Exchange. Sakazaki with an Avalanche Flatliner for a two count. Riho denies The Merry Go Round. Riho rolls Sakazaki over for a two count. Second Forearm Exchange. Sakazaki goes for The Rolling Elbow, but Riho counters with an inside cradle to pickup the victory.

Winner: (31-11) Riho via Pinfall 

Line Up For Next Weeks AEW Dynamite 

– CM Punk vs. John Silver

– The MJF/Wardlow Contract Signing

– Adam Cole w/reDRagon vs. Dax Harwood w/Cash Wheeler In A Quarter-Final Round Match In The Inaugural Men’s Owen Hart Cup Tournament

– Darby Allin w/Sting vs. Jeff Hardy w/Matt Hardy In A Quarter-Final Round Match In The Inaugural Men’s Owen Hart Cup Tournament

– Toni Storm vs. Jamie Hayter In A Quarter-Final Round Match In The Inaugural Women’s Owen Hart Cup Tournament

– Ricky Starks (c) w/Powerhouse Hobbs vs. Jungle Boy w/Christian Cage & Luchasaurus For The FTW Championship

Fourth Match: (10-4) Jay Lethal w/Sonjay Dutt & Satnam Singh vs. (4-1) Konosuke Takeshita

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Takeshita with a waist lock takedown. Takeshita applies a front face lock. Lethal puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Wrist Lock Exchange. Following a snap mare takeover, Takeshita applies a front face lock. Lethal with a single leg takedown. Takeshita push kicks Lethal into the ropes. Lethal unloads two knife edge chops. Short-Arm Reversal by Takeshita. Lethal with a Hip Toss. Lethal with a Cartwheel Dropkick. Lethal struts around the ring. Takeshita with two chops. Takeshita with two arm-drags. Takeshita follows that with a leg lariat. Takeshita mocks Lethal. Forearm Exchange. Lethal kicks Takeshita in the gut. Takeshita reverses out of the irish whip from Lethal. Takeshita with a flying forearm smash. Lethal reverses out of the irish whip from Takeshita. Takeshita with a diving shoulder tackle. Takeshita with The Slingshot Pescado. Takeshita rolls Lethal back into the ring.

Takeshita gets distracted by Singh. Lethal kicks the back of Takeshita’s left knee. Lethal with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip on the middle rope. Lethal lands The Suicide Dive. Lethal poses for the crowd. Sonjay Dutt attacks Takeshita behind the referee’s back. Lethal with two forearm smashes. Lethal scores the ankle pick. Takeshita denies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Lethal with a double leg takedown. Lethal with a jackknife hold for a two count. Lethal catapults Takeshita face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Lethal hits The Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Lethal with a Knee Breaker. Lethal follows that with another Dragon Screw Leg Whip for a two count. Lethal goes for The Lethal Injection, but Takeshita counters with a basement dropkick. Lethal sweeps out the left leg of Takeshita. Lethal whips Takeshita into the steel barricade. Takeshita side steps Lethal into the barricade.

Takeshita with a forearm smash. Takeshita rolls Lethal back into the ring. Lethal is lighting up Takeshita’s chest. Lethal and Takeshita are trading back and forth shots. Takeshita with an Inside Out Lariat off the top turnbuckle for a two count. Lethal denies The Dragon Suplex. Lethal applies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Takeshita drills Lethal with The BrainBuster for a two count. Lethal with heavy bodyshots. Takeshita rocks Lethal with a forearm smash. Takeshita goes for The Discus Lariat, but Lethal counters with The Lethal Combination. Takeshita denies The Lethal Injection. Takeshita with another Inside Out Lariat. Takeshita connects with The Jumping Knee Strike for a two count. Lethal kicks the left hamstring of Takeshita. Takeshita with another forearm smash. Lethal clips the left knee of Takeshita. Lethal with The O’Connor Roll for a two count. Lethal plants Takeshita with The Lethal Injection to pickup the victory. After the match, Lethal and company gangs up on Takeshita. Best Friends, Orange Cassidy and Samoa Joe storms into the ring to make the save.

Winner: (11-4) Jay Lethal via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez

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