AEW Rampage Results (8/19/22): Keith Lee & Shane Strickland vs. Private Party

AEW Rampage
August 19, 2022
Charleston Coliseum
Charleston, West Virginia

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

Ring Announcers: Justin Roberts 

Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: (16-3) Keith Lee & (13-4) Shane Strickland (c) vs. (34-21) Private Party For The AEW World Tag Team Championship 

Keith Lee and Isiah Kassidy will start things off. Kassidy immediately starts running his mouth. Kassidy pats Lee on the chest. Lee goes for a Biel Throw, but Kassidy lands back on his feet. Kassidy with rapid fire bodyshots. Kassidy is throwing haymakers at Lee. Kassidy rolls under a clothesline from Lee. Kassidy continues to swing away at Lee. Lee drops Kassidy with Grizzly Magnum. Lee applies a wrist lock. Strickland tags himself in. Lee with a knife edge chop. Strickland with a Running Uppercut. Following a snap mare takeover, Kassidy decks Strickland with a back elbow smash in mid-air. Quen dives over Strickland. Strickland goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Kassidy counters with a Hurricanrana. Kassidy lands The Tornillo. Kassidy with heavy bodyshots. Kassidy rolls Strickland back into the ring. Kassidy tags in Quen. Quen with a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Quen taunts Lee. Quen with clubbing shoulder blocks. Kassidy attacks Strickland right in front of the referee.

Quen kicks Strickland in the gut. Quen whips Strickland across the ring. Quen dropkicks Strickland. Quen targets the midsection of Strickland. Quen tags in Kassidy. Strickland sends Kassidy crashing to the outside. Strickland is throwing haymakers at Quen. Quen with forearm shivers. Quen puts Strickland on the top turnbuckle. Kassidy with an Apron Enzuigiri. Quen mocks Lee. Strickland with a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Strickland rolls under a clothesline from Kassidy. Strickland tags in Lee. Lee with two shoulder tackles. Lee with an Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex. Lee clotheslines the back of Quen’s neck. Lee with a Vertical Toss. Lee levels Kassidy with The Body Avalanche. Lee with a Big Biel Throw. Lee drops Kassidy with a Running Lariat for a two count. Kassidy with a Spinning Enzuigiri. Kassidy tags in Quen. Quen dives over Lee. Lee nails Kassidy with The Pounce into the ropes for a two count. Lee tags in Strickland. Strickland delivers The House Call for a two count. Strickland connects with The JML Driver to pickup the victory. After the match, Swerve In Our Glory shakes hands with Private Party.

Winner: Still AEW World Tag Team Champions, (17-3) Keith Lee & (14-4) Shane Strickland via Pinfall 

Second Match: (11-0) HOOK (c) vs. (1-12) Zack Clayton For The FTW Championship 

Clayton shoves Hook after the bell rings. Hook ducks a clothesline from Clayton. Hook makes Clayton tap out to The Redrum.

Winner: Still FTW Champion, (12-0) HOOK via Submission 

Third Match: (7-1) Buddy Matthews w/Julia Hart vs. (13-88) Serpentico

Matthews blasts Serpentico with a Shotgun Dropkick after the bell rings. Serpentico regroups on the outside. Matthews drops Serpentico with The PK. Matthews throws Serpentico into the steel barricade. Matthews rolls Serpentico back into the ring. Serpentico kicks Matthews in the face. Serpentico goes for a Flying Hurricanrana, but Matthews counters with a BuckleBomb. Matthews with a Pop Up Knee Lift. Matthews connects with Murphy’s Law to pickup the victory. After the match, Miro appears on the stage with Malakai Black’s mask. Miro gets into a brawl with Matthews. Miro tees off on Matthews. Miro repeatedly stomps on Matthews chest. Matthews slaps Miro in the face. Miro plants Matthews with The Machka Kick.

Winner: (8-1) Buddy Matthews via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: (6-1) Athena vs. (35-19) Penelope Ford 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Ford applies a side headlock. Athena whips Ford across the ring. Ford drops Athena with a shoulder tackle. Athena pops back on her feet. Athena tells Ford to bring it. Athena is playing mind games with Ford. Athena with a deep arm-drag. Athen applies an arm-bar. Ford drives her knee into the midsection of Athena. Ford sends Athena to the corner. Ford with a corner clothesline. Athena answers with a Jumping Knee Strike. Ford reverses out of the irish whip from Athena. Athena catches Ford in mid-air. Ford decks Athena with a back elbow smash. Ford with a Cazadora Takeover into the middle rope. Ford dropkicks the back of Athena. Ford with a Twisting Splash onto the ring apron. Ford repeatedly slams Athena’s head on the apron. Ford rolls Athena back into the ring. Ford with clubbing blows to Athena’s back. Ford whips Athena across the ring. Ford clotheslines Athena. Athena with heavy bodyshots. Ford answers with a knee lift.

Ford kicks Athena in the face. Ford repeatedly stomps on Athena’s chest. Ford is choking Athena with her boot. The referee admonishes Ford. Ford with a Back Handspring Back Elbow. Ford is mauling Athena in the corner. Ford nails Athena with The Pump Kick for a one count. Athena uppercuts Ford. Athena with a forearm smash. Ford fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Ford with a forearm across the back of Athena’s neck. Athena rolls Ford for a two count. Athena SuperKicks Ford. Ford matrix under a clothesline from Athena. Ford hits The Stunner. Athena regains control of the match during the commercial break. Athena with a Shotgun Dropkick into the barricade. Athena rolls Ford back into the ring. Athena connects with The Eclipse to pickup the victory. After the match, Kiera Hogan and Leila Grey gangs up on Athena. Jade Cargill appears on the stage and smashes Athena’s gear with a sledgehammer. Athena is displaying her fighting spirit. Cargill drives the sledgehammer into the midsection of Athena. Cargill stands tall over her with the TBS Championship.

Winner: (7-1) Athena via Pinfall 

Line Up For Next Weeks AEW Dynamite 

– Dax Harwood w/Cash Wheeler vs. Jay Lethal w/Sonjay Dutt & Satnam Singh 

– Billy Gunn w/The Acclaimed vs. Colten Gunn w/Austin Gunn 

– The United Empire vs. The Death Triangle w/Alex Abrahantes In A First Round Match In The Inaugural AEW World Trios Championship Tournament 

– CM Punk (c) vs. Jon Moxley (c) For The Undisputed AEW World Championship

Fifth Match: (65-23-2) Orange Cassidy & (32-12) Best Friends vs. (1-0) The Trust Busters w/Sonny Kiss In A First Round Match In The Inaugural AEW World Trios Championship Tournament 

Chuck Taylor and Ariya Daivari will start things off. Taylor gets distracted by Slim. Daivari attacks Taylor from behind. Daivari repeatedly stomps on Taylor’s back and chest. Daivari tags in Slim. Double Irish Whip. Taylor shoves Daivari into Slim. Taylor drops Daivari with The Sole Food. Taylor tags in Beretta. Slim punches Taylor. Slim rakes the eyes of Beretta. Slim starts choking Beretta in the corner. Taylor punches Slim in the back. Assisted Liger Bomb for a two count. Taylor kicks Daivari in the gut. Daivari sends Taylor to the corner. Taylor with a Rising Knee Strike. Beretta with a Running Boot. Bordeaux clears the ring. Bordeaux whips Taylor into the steel barricade. The referee is already losing control of this match. Bordeaux clotheslines Beretta. Slim and Cassidy are brawling up the ramp way. Bordeaux rolls Beretta back into the ring. Bordeaux with a gut punch. Bordeaux whips Beretta into the turnbuckles. Bordeaux with another clothesline. Bordeaux with a Big Splash. Bordeaux tags in Slim. Following a snap mare takeover, Slim with a Low Enzuigiri for a two count.

Slim applies a rear chin lock on the middle rope. Slim transitions into a greco roman throat hold. Slim with a knee smash. Beretta attacks the midsection of Slim. Slim punches Beretta. Slim delivers a low blow behind the referee’s back for a two count. Slim with clubbing crossfaces. Slim applies a front ace lock. Beretta with a chop/forearm combination. Slim rocks Beretta with a forearm smash. Slim rakes the eyes of Beretta. Slim tags in Daivari. Daivari with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Daivari repeatedly drives his knee into Beretta’s back. Daivari with hammers elbows. Daivari applies a rear chin lock. Beretta attacks the midsection of Daivari. Beretta with forearm shivers. Beretta drops Daivari with The Rolling Elbow. Daivari tags in Slim. Slim knocks Taylor off the apron. Cassidy ducks a clothesline from Slim. Slim mocks Cassidy. Beretta with a Release Half & Half Suplex. Beretta tags in Cassidy. Cassidy toys around with Slim. Cassidy ducks a clothesline from Daivari. Cassidy with the irish whip. Daivari launches Cassidy over the top rope. Cassidy slams Daivari’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Cassidy with a Flying Crossbody Block to Slim. Cassidy ducks another clothesline from Daivari. Cassidy with The Spinning DDT.

Cassidy pops back on his feet. Slim tags in Bordeaux. Pocket Pose. Cassidy ducks a clothesline from Bordeaux. Bordeaux sends Cassidy into the ropes. Bordeaux with a Running Body Block. Best Friends gangs up on Bordeaux. Double Irish Whip. Bordeaux with a double clothesline. Bordeaux with Two Body Avalanches. Best Friends side steps Bordeaux into the turnbuckles. Best Friends with Two Corner Clotheslines. Triple Dropkick. Short-Arm Reversal by Slim. Slim with The Shiranui. Slim with a Step Up Enzuigiri to Beretta. Slim follows that with a Corkscrew Plancha. Cassidy reverses out of the irish whip from Slim. Daivari made the blind tag. Slim kicks Cassidy in the face. Slim with a SpringBoard Cannonball Strike. Daivari lands The Persian Lion Splash for a two count. Best Friends clears the ring. All hell is breaking loose in Charleston. Beretta Spears Bordeaux into the barricade. Cassidy delivers The Orange Punch. Best Friends tosses Bordeaux over the barricade. Kiss shoves Cassidy off the top turnbuckle. Daivari tags in Slim. Slim connects with a Diving Tornado DDT for a two count. Kiss gets distracted by Danhausen. Danhausen curses Slim. Best Friends with a Double Chokeslam. Cassidy wipes out Daivari with The Orange Punch. Cassidy connects with The Assisted Splash to pickup the victory.

Winner: (66-23-2) Orange Cassidy & (33-12) Best Friends via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez