AEW Rampage Results (8/5/22): Jon Moxley vs. Mance Warner

AEW Rampage
August 5, 2022
Van Andel Arena
Grand Rapids, Michigan

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

Ring Announcers: Justin Roberts 

Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: (75-11-1) Jon Moxley w/William Regal vs. (1-0) Mance Warner 

William Regal joins the commentary team for this match. Moxley and Warner are brawling on the rampway before the bell rings. Moxley HeadButts Warner. Moxley throws Warner into the steel barricade. Warner attacks Moxley from behind. Warner with a knife edge chop. Warner sends Moxley ribs first into the barricade. Warner punches Moxley. Moxley resets the referee’s ten count. Moxley sits on the chair at ringside. Moxley kicks Warner in the gut. Moxley flings Warner into the chair. Moxley with a Snap Vertical Suplex through the chair on the floor. Chop Exchange. Moxley rakes the eyes of Warner. Moxley gets crotched on the steel barricade. Warner clotheslines Moxley off the barricade. Warner is raining down haymakers. Warner drives his knee into Moxley’s back. Warner punches Moxley. Second Chop Exchange. Moxley wraps the left leg of Warner around the middle rope. Moxley dropkicks the left knee of Warner. Moxley with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Moxley applies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Warner HeadButts Moxley. Forearm Exchange.

Warner with a reverse hammer throw into the turnbuckles. Warner with a low dropkick. Moxley regroups on the outside. Warner throws Moxley into the steel ring steps. Warner whips Moxley into the barricade. Warner HeadButts Moxley. Warner with a Snap Vertical Suplex into another chair on the floor. Moxley denies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Moxley with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Moxley fish hooks Warner. Warner denies The PileDriver. Warner hits The DDT on the ring stairs. Moxley gets back in the ring at the count of nine. Warner with a Running Boot. Warner applies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Moxley is throwing haymakers at Warner. Warner delivers a chop block. Warner punches Moxley in the back. Warner stomps on the left knee of Moxley. Warner stands on the left ankle of Moxley. Warner with a Knee Dop for a one count. Moxley with three knife edge chops.

Warner responds with The SpineBuster for a two count. Moxley kicks out of multiple pinning predicaments. Warner is raining down haymakers. Moxley tells Warner to bring it. Warner kicks Moxley in the face for a two count. Warner rolls two steel chairs into the ring. The referee admonishes Warner. Moxey punches the chair into Warner’s face. Warner is busted open. Moxley lands The Suicide Dive. Moxley rolls Warner back into the ring. Moxley with a corner clothesline. Moxley puts Warner on the top turnbuckle. Moxley with The SuperPlex. Moxley with 12×6 elbows. Moxley starts biting Warner’s forehead. Moxley with The Regal Knee. Warner clotheslines Moxley. Moxley goes into the lateral press for a two count. Moxley applies a double wrist lock. Moxley is busted open. Moxley repeatedly stomps on Warner’s face. Moxley connects with The PileDriver. Moxley continues to stomp on Warner’s face. Moxley makes Warner pass out to The Rear Naked Choke.

Winner: (76-11-1) Jon Moxley via Referee Stoppage 

Second Match: (9-7) Konosuke Takeshita vs. (12-38) Ryan Nemeth w/Peter Avalon 

Takeshita ducks a clothesline from Nemeth. Takeshita with forearm shivers. Nemeth reverses out of the irish whip from Takeshita. Takeshita ducks under two clotheslines from Nemeth. Takeshita with a leaping clothesline. Takeshita with The Helluva Kick. Takeshita transitions into a corner mount. Avalon trips Takeshita from the outside. Nemeth with a blindside shot. Nemeth with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Nemeth starts shaking his hips. Takeshita whips Nemeth across the ring. Takeshita hits The Blue Thunder Bomb. Takeshita connects with The Driving Knee to pickup the victory. After the match, Avalon attacks Takeshita from behind. Takeshita ducks a clothesline from Avalon. Takeshita drops Avalon with a Jumping Knee Strike.

Winner: (10-7) Konosuke Takeshita via Pinfall 

Third Match: (0-0) Madison Rayne vs. (1-15) Leila Grey w/Stokely Hathaway 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Grey backs Rayne into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Grey scores a right jab. Grey hides behind the ropes. Rayne ducks a clothesline from Grey. Standing Switch Exchange. Grey decks Rayne with a back elbow smash. Grey with a forearm smash. Grey whips Rayne across the ring. Rayne with a cradle cover for a two count. Rayne with a double leg takedown. Rayne follows that with a jackknife hold for a two count. Rayne ducks a clothesline from Grey. Rayne with the backslide cover for a two count. Rayne with a deep arm-drag. Rayne applies an arm-bar. Rayne with an arm-bar takedown. Grey tugs on Rayne’s hair. Stalemate in the corner. Grey kicks Rayne in the gut. Grey with the irish whip. Rayne side steps Grey into the turnbuckles. Rayne with a shoulder block. Rayne gets distracted by Stokely.

Grey knocks Rayne off the ring apron. Grey stomps on Rayne’s back. Grey slams Rayne’s head on the apron. Grey slaps Rayne in the chest. Grey with a Snap Vertical Suplex on the floor. Grey punches Rayne in the back. Grey resets the referee’s ten count. Grey uppercuts Rayne. Grey throws Rayne into the steel barricade. Rayne and Grey are trading back and forth shots. Grey rolls Rayne back into the ring. Grey hooks the outside leg for a two count. Grey has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Grey applies a rear chin lock. Rayne with elbows into the midsection of Grey. Rayne decks Grey with a JawBreaker. Rayne with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Rayne with a chop/forearm combination. Rayne ducks a clothesline from Grey. Rayne with a knee smash. Rayne with The Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Grey denies The Ripcord Cutter. Grey drops Rayne with The Uranage Slam for a two count. Forearm Exchange. Rayne denies The SitOut FaceBuster. Rayne with a Sliding Lariat. Rayne connects with The Cross Rayne to pickup the victory.

Winner: (1-0) Madison Rayne via Pinfall 

Line Up For Next Weeks AEW Dynamite 

– Darby Allin vs. Brody King In A Coffin Match

– The Lucha Brothers vs. Andrade El Idolo & Rush In A Texas Tornado Match

– Jade Cargill (c) w/Stokely Hathaway vs. Madison Rayne For The AEW TBS Championship

– Jon Moxley (c) vs. Chris Jericho For The Interim AEW World Championship 

Fourth Match: (15-3) Keith Lee & (12-4) Shane Strickland vs. (20-6) Tony Nese & (3-3) Josh Woods w/Mark Sterling In A Street Fight 

A pier six brawl ensues before the bell rings. Lee shoves Nese into the steel barricade. Lee punches Nese in the back. Woods drives Strickland back first into the barricade. Woods gets up in Lee’s grill. Woods with forearm shivers. Lee answers with Grizzly Magnum. Strickland with a forearm smash to Nese. Strickland with a drop toe hold into a chair at ringside. Swerve In Our Glory tees off on Woods. Nese throws protein powder into Lee’s eyes. Strickland kicks the powder bucket off Nese’s hands. Strickland whips Nese into the steel ring steps. Strickland throws a toolbox at Nese. Woods attacks Strickland from behind. Strickland with a reverse hammer throw into the ring steps. Nese clocks Lee with the toolbox. Woods fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Woods with a forearm smash. Woods with a Twisting Vertical Suplex into the ring steps. Woods stomps on Strickland’s back. Woods with clubbing axe handle strikes to Lee. Nese flings multiple trash cans into the ring.

Nese kicks Strickland in the gut. Bodyshot Exchange. Nese with a knife edge chop. Sterling sets up two tables on the floor. Nese whips Strickland into the wedged trash can for a two count. Woods drives his knee into the midsection of Strickland. Woods with a Release Northern Lights Suplex. Strickland is displaying his fighting spirit. Strickland repeatedly stomps on Nese’s chest. Woods with two trash can lid shots. Woods hooks the inside leg for a two count. Woods transitions into a ground and pound attack. Nese kicks Strickland off the ring apron. Nese kicks Strickland in the gut. Nese goes for a PowerBomb, but Strickland blocks it. Nese and Woods gangs up on Strickland. Nese poses for the crowd. Nese kicks Lee in the chest. Nese stomps on Lee’s back. Forearm Exchange. Strickland with rapid haymakers. Woods goes for a German Suplex, but Lee gets in the way. Woods hammers down on the back of Lee’s neck. Strickland kicks Woods in the face.

Strickland goes for a Sunset Flip, but Nese counters with a Spinning Back Kick for a two count. Lee drops Nese with a shoulder tackle. Lee clotheslines Woods. Lee with Two Body Avalanche. Lee throws Nese into Woods. Sterling hits Lee with a steel chair. Lee is pissed. Nese dropkicks Lee. Woods pump kicks the chair into Lee’s face. Double DDT on the chair. Strickland breaks the cover with The 450 Splash. Nese sets up a table in the corner. Strickland with a knee lift. Sterling attacks Strickland with a wrench. Woods lays Strickland flat on the table. Lee pulls Woods out of the ring. Nese dives over Lee. Lee HeadButts Nese. Sterling ascends to the top turnbuckle. Lee sends Sterling crashing through the table in the corner. Woods with clubbing blows to Lee’s back. Woods goes for a German Suplex, but Lee clings onto the middle rope. Woods with forearm shivers. Nese SuperKicks Lee. Woods delivers The German Suplex through two tables on the floor. Nese rolls more chairs into the ring. Strickland with heavy bodyshots. Nese denies The JML Driver. Strickland with a Back Body Drop onto a pile of chairs. Strickland connects with The Swerve Stomp to pickup the victory.

Winner: (16-3) Keith Lee & (13-4) Shane Strickland via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez