AEW Rampage Results (8/12/22): Orange Cassidy vs. Ariya Daivari

AEW Rampage
August 12, 2022
Target Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

Ring Announcers: Justin Roberts 

Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: (46-29) Sammy Guevara & (55-11) Taynara Conti (c) vs. (54-30) Dante Martin & (12-28) Skye Blue In A Mixed Tag Team Match For The AAA World Mixed Tag Team Championship 

Guevara shoves Dante after the bell rings. Dante tackles Guevara. Dante transitions into a ground and pound attack. Conti and Blue are exchanging forearms. Dante with a double leg takedown. Dante is raining down haymakers. Dante blocks a boot from Guevara. Dante with a back heel trip. Dante transitions into another ground and pound attack. The referee is already losing control of the match. Guevara with a knee lift. Guevara poses for the crowd. Guevara with a knife edge chop. Short-Arm Reversal by Dante. Dante drives his knee into the midsection of Guevara. Dante with a chop/forearm combination. Dante whips Guevara across the ring. Guevara uses Conti for leverage. Conti tags herself in. Conti kisses Guevara. Blue with a Flying Crossbody Block. Blue ducks a clothesline from Conti. Blue applies a waist lock. Conti with a Judo Throw. Blue shoves Conti.

Palm Strike Exchange. Blue tees off on Conti. Conti with a double leg takedown. Conti with a single leg takeover. Conti ties Blue up in a knot. Rollup Exchange. Blue with a forearm smash. Blue whips Conti across the ring. Blue with Two Rising Knee Strikes. Blue ducks a clothesline from Conti. Blue thrust kicks the left knee of Conti. Conti blocks The SuperKick. Blue with a Spinning Enzuigiri. Guevara trips Blue from the outside. Conti nails Blue with The Pump Kick. Conti kicks Blue in the ribs for a two count. Conti uses the bottom rope as a weapon. Conti with a series of judo throws. Blue rolls Conti over for a one count. Conti rocks Blue with a forearm smash. Conti kicks Blue in the chest. Conti punches Blue in the back. Conti applies the cravate. Conti with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Conti sends Blue to the corner. Conti delivers another Pump Kick.

Blue side steps Conti into the turnbuckles. Blue rolls Conti over for a two count. Conti blocks a boot from Blue. Blue with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Blue tags in Dante. Dante tackles Guevara in mid-air. Dante is going to the well with these ground and pound attacks. Dante scores two forear knockdowns. Dante ducks a clothesline from Guevara. Dante dropkicks Guevara to the floor. Dante backflips over Conti. Dante lands The Suicide Dive. Dante rolls Guevara back into the ring. Conti runs interference. Tip Up by Guevara. Dante drills Guevara with The Canadian Destroyer for a two count. Guevara with a Jumping Knee Strike. Dante denies The GTH. Blue tags herself in. Dante ducks a clothesline from Guevara. Guevara decks Dante with a back elbow smash. Conti drops Dante with a Spinning DDT. Blue responds with a Flying Hurricanrana to Guevara. Conti SuperKicks Blue. Conti connects with The Tay KO to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still AAA World Mixed Tag Team Champions, (47-29) Sammy Guevara & (56-11) Taynara Conti via Pinfall 

Second Match: (2-0) Parker Bordeaux w/The Trust Busters vs. (32-40) Sonny Kiss 

Bordeaux drops Kiss with a Leaping Body Block. Bordeaux backs Kiss into the turnbuckles. Bordeaux with clubbing sledges in the corner. Kiss side steps Bordeaux into the turnbuckles. Kiss with a forearm smash. Kiss with a Back Handspring Slap. Kiss uppercuts Bordeaux. Bordeaux Chokeslams Kiss. Bordeaux connects with a Belly to Back Suplex to pickup the victory.

Winner: (3-0) Parker Bordeaux via Pinfall 

Third Match: (22-17) The Gunn Club w/Billy Gunn vs. (0-1) Erick Redbeard & (3-2) Danhausen

Colten Gunn and Erick Redbeard will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Redbeard outpowers Colten. Austin tags himself in. Redbeard drops Austin with a shoulder tackle. Gunn Club regroups on the outside. Danhausen tags himself in. Danhausen is playing mind games with Austin. Austin with a straight right hand. Austin slams Danhausen’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Austin tags in Colten. Colten slams Danhausen’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Colten kicks Danhausen in the corner. Colten sends Danhausen to the corner.. Danhausen kicks Colten in the face. Danhausen applies The Octopus Stretch in the ropes. Austin delivers a cheap shot behind the referee’s back. Colten dropkicks Danhausen. Gunn Club continues to be thrown off by the Ass Boy Chants. Colten repeatedly stomps on Danhausen’s chest. Colten taunts Redbeard. Colten tags in Austin. Danhausen kicks Austin in the gut. Danhausen is displaying his fighting spirit. Austin clocks Danhausen with another right hand.

Austin repeatedly stomps on Danhausen’s chest. Colten attacks Danhausen behind the referee’s back. Colten punches Danhausen in the chest. Austin kicks Danhausen in the face. Gunn Club has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Austin applies a side headlock. Danhausen crawls under Austin. Danhausen tgs in Redbeard. Redbeard scores a forearm knockdown. Redbeard clotheslines Colten. Redbeard drops Austin with The Big Boot. Redbeard dropkicks Colten. Redbeard with a Body Avalanche. Redbeard launches Colten to the outside. Austin kicks Redbeard in the face. Redbeard sends Austin crashing into his brother. Redbeard with a Running Crossbody Block on the floor. Redbeard rolls Austin back into the ring. Redbeard with The Slingshot Senton. Redbeard delivers The Spinning Heel Kick for a two count. Colten with clubbing blows to Redbeard’s back. Redbeard with a Double Vertical Suplex. Redbeard tags in Danhausen. Billy sends Redbeard tumbling to the floor. Austin denies The Side Russian Leg Sweep. Austin connects with The Famouser to pickup the victory.

Winner: (23-17) The Gunn Club via Pinfall 

Line Up For Next Weeks AEW Dynamite 

– Toni Storm vs. Kilynn King

– The Gunn Club vs. The Varsity Blonds

– The Young Bucks & TBD vs. Andrade El Idolo, Rush and Dragon Lee w/Jose The Assistant In A First Round Match In The Inaugural AEW Trios Championship Tournament

– Bryan Danielson vs. Daniel Garcia In A Two Out Of Three Falls Match

Fourth Match: (64-23-2) Orange Cassidy w/Best Friends vs. (5-4) Ariya Daivari w/The Trust Busters 

Daivari grabs the microphone and says that he’s going to give Cassidy one more opportunity to join The Trust Busters. Daivari tells Cassidy to lay down so that they could leave this shitty town. Cassidy starts playing mind games with Daivari. Cassidy hugs The Best Friends. Daivari rolls Cassidy back into the ring. Daivari drops down on the canvas. Cassidy ducks a clothesline from Daivari. Standing Switch Exchange. Daivari with a waist lock takedown. Pockets Pose. Cassidy sends Daivari into the ropes. Cassidy lunges over Daivari. Cassidy dropkicks Daivari. Cassidy pops back on his feet. Cassidy blocks a boot from Daivari. Cassidy sends Daivari to the corner. Daivari with a shoulder block. Daivari drops Cassidy with a NeckBreaker on the middle rope. Daivari repeatedly whips Cassidy into the turnbuckles. Daivari with a knife edge chop. Daivari puts his leg on the back of Cassidy’s neck. Slim J attacks Cassidy behind the referee’s back. Daivari repeatedly stomps on Cassidy’s back.

Daivari applies a reverse chin lock. Cassidy goes for a backslide cover, but Daivari blocks it. Daivari with The Uranage Slam for a two count. Daivari slaps Cassidy in the back of the head. Daivari dumps Cassidy out of the ring. Daivari drives Cassidy back first into the ring apron and the steel barricade. Daivari rolls Cassidy back into the ring. Daivari applies a rear chin lock. Cassidy gets back to a vertical base. Daivari applies The Sleeper Hold. Cassidy refuses to quit. Pocket Pose. Cassidy backs Daivari into the turnbuckles. Both guys are knocked down after a double clothesline. Daivari launches Cassidy over the top rope. Cassidy slams Daivari’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Daivari with a running haymaker. Daivari with a knife edge chop. Cassidy denies The Iconoclasm. Cassidy kicks Daivari in the face. Daivari with a running chop. Daivari with clubbing blows to Cassidy’s back. Cassidy denies The SuperPlex.

Cassidy HeadButts Daivari. Cassidy with a Flying Crossbody Block. Cassidy ducks a clothesline from Daivari. Daivari blocks The Spinning DDT. Daivari sends Cassidy to the corner. Daivari kicks Cassidy in the ribs. Daivari drops Cassidy with a Running NeckBreaker. Cassidy answers with a Vertical Suplex. Cassidy toys around with Daivari. Cassidy SuperKicks Daivari. Cassidy goes for The Orange Punch, but Daivari counters with The Uranage Slam for a two count. Cassidy with a deep arm-drag. Cassidy hits The Spinning DDT. Cassidy with a Diving DDT for a two count. Slim J runs interference. Chuck Tayor pulls Slim off the ring apron. Cassidy lands The Suicide Dive. Cassidy gets crotched on the top turnbuckle. Daivari with The Iconoclasm for a two count. Cassidy dodges The Hammerlock Lariat. Cassidy avoids The SuperKick. Cassidy connects with The Orange Punch to pickup the victory. After the match, The Best Friends gets into a brawl with The Trust Busters. Parker Bordeaux with a double clothesline. Bordeaux with Two Running Body Avalanches. Sonny Kiss nails Cassidy with a low blow. Bordeaux plants Cassidy with The Belly to Back Suplex. Kiss has joined forces with The Trust Busters to close the show.

Winner: (65-23-2) Orange Cassidy via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez