AEW Rampage Results (12/23/22): Anthony Bowens & Billy Gunn vs. Jeff Jarrett & Jay Lethal

AEW Rampage
December 23, 2022
Freeman Coliseum
San Antonio, Texas

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

Ring Announcers: Justin Roberts

Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: The $300,000 Three Kings Christmas Casino Trios Royale 

Participants: (The Blackpool Combat Club, Best Friends & Orange Cassidy, LFI, The Dark Order, The SAP, The Varsity Athletes, Top Flight & AR Fox, Kip Sabian, The Butcher & The Blade) 

Order Of Eliminations 

1.) Chuck Taylor was eliminated by Preston Vance

2.) The Blade was eliminated by Orange Cassidy

3.) Orange Cassidy was eliminated by Kip Sabian

4.) Kip Sabian was eliminated by Trent Beretta

5.) Angelico was eliminated by Trent Beretta

6.) Dralistico was eliminated by John Silver

7.) John Silver was eliminated by Rush

8.) Evil Uno was eliminated by Jon Moxley

9.) Luther was eliminated by Claudio Castagnoli

10.) Alex Reynolds was eliminated by Wheeler Yuta

11.) Wheeler Yuta was eliminated by Rush

12.) Serpentico was eliminated by Preston Vance

13.) Ariya Daivari was eliminated by Claudio Castagnoli

14.) Preston Vance was eliminated by Jon Moxley

15.) Josh Woods was eliminated by Dante Martin

16.) Tony Nese was eliminated by Darius Martin

17.) The Butcher was eliminated by Trent Beretta

18.) Trent Beretta was eliminated by Rush

19.) Rush was eliminated by Claudio Castagnoli

20.) AR Fox was eliminated by Jon Moxley

21.) Jon Moxley was eliminated by Dante Martin

22.) Claudio Castagnoli was eliminated by Top Flight

Winner: Top Flight & AR Fox 

Second Match: (44-0) Jade Cargill w/Red Velvet & Leila Grey vs. (0-13) Vertvixen In An AEW TBS Championship Eliminator Match 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Cargill sends Vertvixen face first into the canvas. Cargill slams Vertvixen’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Cargill kicks Vertvixen in the chest. Cargill with two haymakers. Cargill bodyslams Vertvixen. Cargill poses for the crowd. Cargill with another bodyslam. Cargill whips Vertvixen across the ring. Cargill scores the elbow knockdown. Cargill flings Vertvixen across the ring. Cargill starts doing push ups in the corner. Cargill repeatedly stomps on Vertvixen’s chest. Cargill is choking Vertvixen with her boot.

Cargill slams Vertvixen’s head on another turnbuckle pad. Cargill uppercuts Vertvixen. Cargill puts her knee on the back of Vertvixen’s neck. The Baddies attacks Vertvixen behind the referee’s back. Cargill is picking Vertvixen apart. Cargill with forearm shivers. Cargill whips Vertvixen into the turnbuckles. Cargill is mauling Vertvixen in the corner. Vertvixen avoids The Crossover Splash. Vertvixen kicks Cargill in the gut. Cargill reverses out of the irish whip from Vertvixen. Vertvixen ducks a clothesline from Cargill. Cargill nails Vertvixen with The Pump Kick. Cargill delivers The Axe Kick. Cargill connects with another Pump Kick to pickup the victory.

Winner: (45-0) Jade Cargill via Pinfall 

Line Up For Next Weeks AEW Dynamite 

– (3) The Death Triangle w/Alex Abrahantes vs. (2) The ELITE w/Don Callis, Brandon Cutler and Michael Nakazawa In A Falls Count Anywhere Match. In Match Six In The Best Of Seven Series For The AEW World Trios Championship

– Jon Moxley & Claudio Castagnoli vs. Top Flight

– Ruby Soho & Willow Nightingale vs. Tay Melo & Anna Jay

– Bryan Danielson vs. Ethan Page w/Stokely Hathaway

– Samoa Joe (c) vs. Wardlow For The AEW TNT Championship

Third Match: (55-27) Anthony Bowens & (49-12) Billy Gunn w/Max Caster vs. (2-1) Jeff Jarrett & (24-9) Jay Lethal w/Sonjay Dutt & Satnam Singh 

Anthony Bowens and Jay Lethal will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Lethal backs Bowens into the turnbuckles. Haymaker/Chop Exchange. Lethal kicks Bowens in the gut. Short-Arm Reversal by Lethal. Lethal with a single leg takedown. Lethal goes for The Figure Four Leg Lock, but Bowens counters with an inside cradle for a one count. Second Haymaker/Chop Exchange. Lethal blocks a boot from Bowens. Bowens ducks a clothesline from Lethal. Bowens thrust kicks the midsection of Lethal. Bowens kicks Lethal in the chest. Bowens drops Lethal with The Famouser. Bowens applies a wrist lock. Billy and Jarrett are tagged in. Jarrett with a thumb to the eye. Jarrett is throwing haymakers at Billy. Jarrett whips Billy across the ring. Jarrett scores the elbow knockdown. Jarrett with a Running Splash in the ropes. Jarrett struts around the ring. Billy clotheslines Jarrett. Billy slams Jarrett’s head on two turnbuckle pads. Billy with The Jack Hammer for a two count. Jarrett rakes the eyes of Billy. Jarrett tags in Lethal. Billy with a gut punch in mid-air. Billy tags in Bowens. Billy with another gut punch. Billy with a Running Boot. Bowens bodyslams Lethal. Double Elbow Drop for a two count. Jarrett drives his knee into Bowens back. Bowens knocks Jarrett off the ring apron. Lethal pulls Bowens down to the mat. Lethal goes for an elbow drop, but Bowens ducks out of the way.

Jarrett with a running clothesline. Jarrett rolls Bowens back into the ring. Lethal tosses Bowens out of the ring. Billy checks on Bowens. Lethal kicks Bowens in the gut. Lethal with two haymakers. Lethal is choking Bowens with his boot. Jarrett attacks Bowens behind the referee’s back. Lethal with a knee lift. Lethal tags in Jarrett. Jarrett repeatedly stomps on Bowens chest. Jarrett whips Bowens across the ring. Bowens with The Sunset Flip for a two count. Jarrett clotheslines Bowens. Jarrett tags in Lethal. Lethal goes into the lateral press for a two count. Lethal stomps on Bowens back. Lethal bodyslams Bowens for a two count. Lethal applies a rear chin lock. Bowens with heavy bodyshots. Lethal answers with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Lethal tags in Jarrett. Double Irish Whip. Jarrett with a Side Russian Leg Sweep for a two count. Jarrett repeatedly whips Bowens into the turnbuckles. Jarrett taunts Billy. Jarrett sends Bowens into the ropes. Jarrett with a Back Body Drop. Jarrett tags in Lethal. Jarrett kicks Bowens in the gut. Lethal with a Twisting NeckBreaker. Lethal poses for the crowd. Lethal goes into the cover for a two count. Lethal repeatedly stomps on Bowens chest. Lethal with a straight right hand. Lethal with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count.

Lethal applies a rear chin lock. Bowens with elbows into the midsection of Lethal. Lethal hammers down on the back of Bowens neck. Bowens blocks The Vertical Suplex. Bowens ducks a clothesline from Lethal. Bowens rolls Lethal over for a two count. Lethal delivers The Lethal Combination for a two count. Bowens kicks out of multiple pinning predicaments. Lethal tags in Jarrett. Jarrett stomps on Bowens chest. Jarrett repeatedly kicks Bowens in the face. Jarrett with rapid fire haymakers. Bowens decks Jarrett with a back elbow smash. Bowens scores a right jab. Bowens with a knife edge chop. Bowens SuperKicks Jarrett. Billy and Lethal are tagged in. Billy with a series of clotheslines. Billy dumps Jarrett out of the ring. Billy kicks Lethal in the gut. Billy gets distracted by Satnam Singh. Billy clotheslines Singh over the top rope. Billy denies The Lethal Injection. Billy hits The Cobra Clutch Slam for a two count. Bowens knocks Sonjay Dutt off the ring apron. Jarrett connects with The Stroke. Caster punches Jarrett behind the referee’s back. Billy tosses Jarrett out of the ring. Dutt delivers the low blow. Lethal plants Billy with The Lethal Injection to pickup the victory.

Winner: (3-1) Jeff Jarrett & (25-9) Jay Lethal via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez