January 6, 2023
Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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Commentary Team: (Excalibur, Chris Jericho, Jim Ross and Tony Schiavone)
Ring Announcers: Dasha Gonzalez
Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: (36-9-2) Bryan Danielson & (93-13-2) Jon Moxley vs. (18-13) Top Flight
Dante attacks Moxley before the bell rings with a Flying Cannonball Senton off the ring apron. Top Flight catches Danielson in mid-air. Top Flight dumps Danielson chest first on the steel barricade. Darius kicks Moxley in the back. Darius with forearm shivers. Moxley applies a side headlock. Darius whips Moxley across the ring. Moxley drops Darius with a shoulder tackle. Darius slaps Moxley in the face. Darius ducks a clothesline from Moxley. Darius dropkicks Moxley for a one count. Darius with a straight right hand. Darius sends Moxley to the corner. Moxley launches Darius over the top rope. Dante tags himself in. Darius chops Moxley. Dante with a diving corner clothesline. Darius with a Snap Vertical Suplex. Dante follows that with a Slingshot Senton. Dante with The SpringBoard MoonSault for a one count. Moxley whips Dante across the ring. Moxley blocks The Sunset Flip. Moxley tags in Danielson. Danielson repeatedly kicks Dante in the back. Danielson with a Chop/Mid-Kick Combination. Danielson sends Dante to the corner. Danielson with a Corner Dropkick. Danielson with another Chop/Mid-Kick Combination. Danielson is raining down haymakers. Danielson goes for a Top Rope Hurricanrana, but Dante lands back on his feet. Dante leapfrogs over Danielson. Dante dropkicks Danielson.
Dante tags in Darius. Darius with a Shotgun Dropkick. Danielson tags in Moxley. Darius dropkicks Moxley. Dante tags himself in. Moxley with a toe kick in mid-air. Moxley tags in Danielson. Moxley goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Darius gets in the way. Moxley ducks a clothesline from Darius. Darius avoids The Roundhouse Kick. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Hockey Fight in Portland. Danielson with Corner Mid-Kicks. Moxley sends Dante crashing to the outside. Danielson dumps Darius out of the ring. Moxley whips Dante into the barricade. Moxley kicks Dante off a steel chair with a Running Boot. Danielson continues to dish out repeated mid-kicks. Double Dropkick to Darius against the barricade. Moxley rolls Dante back into the ring. Danielson applies The Romero Special. Danielson fish hooks Dante. Danielson applies The Dragon Sleeper. Danielson with forearm shivers. Danielson chops Dante. Danielson tags in Moxley.
Moxley with clubbing mid-kicks. Moxley with a blistering chop. Moxley puts Dante on the top turnbuckle. Moxley with The SuperPlex for a two count. Moxley applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Moxley tags in Danielson. Danielson stomps on Dante’s chest. Danielson stomps on the left elbow of Dante. Danielson is putting the boots to Dante. Danielson with hammer elbows. Danielson applies The Lebel Lock. Dante puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Danielson tags in Moxley. Moxley with The Delayed PileDriver for a two count. Moxley applies the single leg crab. Moxley stomps on Dante’s chest. Moxley with a straight right hand. Moxley tags in Danielson. Double Mid-Kick Party. Meeting Of The Legs. Dante tags in Darius. Darius with a chop/forearm combination. Darius with a Running Uppercut. Darius side steps Danielson into Moxley. Darius with a Running Enzuigiri. Darius chops Danielson. Short-Arm Reversal by Danielson. Danielson with a Mid-Kick. Danielson slaps Darius in the face. Darius leans into YES! Kicks. Darius with another chop/forearm combination. Darius sends Danielson to the corner. Danielson dives over Darius. Danielson ducks a clothesline from Darius. Darius with The Standing Spanish Fly. Danielson tags in Moxley. Moxley sends Darius to the ring apron. Darius with a Slingshot Flatliner.
Darius tags in Dante. Dante with a SpringBoard Cannonball Senton for a two count. Dante is throwing haymakers at Moxley. Moxley with a forearm smash. Standing Switch Exchange. Darius ducks a clothesline from Moxley. Darius with a Spinning DDT off Moxley’s chest. Dante drops Moxley with The Modified Uranage Slam for a two count. Dante lands The Frog Splash. Moxley applies The Kimura Lock. Moxley with hammer elbow. Dante avoids The King Kong Lariat. Dante with The Victory Roll for a two count. Moxley responds with The King Kong Lariat for a two count. Dante slaps Moxley in the face. Danielson tags himself in. Moxley goes for The Death Rider, but Dante lands back on his feet. Dante tags in Darius. Dante dumps Moxley out of the ring. Darius with a Roundhouse Kick. Dante backflips over Danielson. Darius with a Step Up Enzuigiri to Danielson. Dante SuperKicks Danielson. Dante lands The Suicide Dive. Danielson with a Roundhouse Kick. Darius sends Danielson into the ropes. Danielson connects with The Busaiku Knee for a two count. Danielson tosses Dante out of the ring. Darius rolls Danielson over for a two count. Danielson with The Rolling Elbow. Danielson with another Roundhouse Kick. Moxley follows that with a Flying Double Sledge to the outside. Danielson repeatedly stomps on Darius face. Danielson makes Darius pass out to The Regal Stretch.
Winner: (37-9-2) Bryan Danielson & (94-12-2) Jon Moxley via Referee Stoppage
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) January 7, 2023
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) January 7, 2023
Second Match: (21-19) Jamie Hayter & (53-29) Britt Baker w/Rebel vs. (3-3) The Renegade Twins
Hayter and Baker attacks The Renegade Twins before the bell rings. Baker whips Charlette into the steel barricade. Hayter whips Robyn into the turnbuckles. Hayter with a running elbow smash. Robyn dives over Hayter. Robyn dropkicks Hayter. Robyn with a Running Meteora. Following a snap mare takeover, Robyn with a basement dropkick for a two count. Robyn tags in Charlette. Robyn slams Hayter’s head on the right boot of Charlette. Double Overhand Chop. Forearm Exchange. Charlette unloads a flurry of chops. Charlette with a short-arm clothesline. Charlette talks smack to the crowd. Charlette applies a side headlock. Charlette tags in Robyn. Hayter with a Double Vertical Suplex. Hayter slams Robyn’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Hayter repeatedly stomps on Robyn’s chest. Hayter is choking Robyn with her boot. Hayter tags in Baker. Baker with forearm shivers. Short-Arm Reversal by Robyn. Robyn with a forearm smash. Baker drives her knee into the midsection of Robyn. Baker brings Robyn into the ropes. Baker peppers Robyn with more forearms. Baker poses for the crowd. Robyn with a chop/forearm combination. Baker reverses out of the irish whip from Robyn. Baker ducks a clothesline from Robyn. Baker with The SlingBlade for a two count. Hayter wisely pulls Charlette off the ring apron. Baker with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Baker repeatedly stomps on Robyn’s chest. Hayter rams her boot across Robyn’s face. Baker tags in Hayter.
Hayter unloads two knife edge chops. Hayter whips Robyn across the ring. Hayter drops Robyn with a shoulder tackle for a two count. Hayter knocks Charlette off the apron. Hayter applies a front face lock. Hayter with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Hayter is choking Robyn with her knee. Hayter with a Double Foot Stomp. Hayter with clubbing blows to Robyn’s back. Hayter taunts Charlette. Hayter kicks Robyn in the face. The referee admonishes Hayter. Hayter tags in Baker. Hayter is mauling Robyn in the corner. Robyn kicks Hayter in the face. Robyn with a forearm smash. Robyn side steps Hayter into the turnbuckles. Robyn with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Baker and Charlette are tagged in. Charlette with two clotheslines. Charlette with a Flapjack to Hayter. Charlette follows that with The SpineBuster. Charlette with The Bridging Fisherman’s Suplex for a two count. Second Forearm Exchange. Baker kicks Charlette in the gut. Baker whips Charlette across the ring. Baker ducks a clothesline from Charlette. Baker with a SitOut Butterfly Suplex for a two count. Hayter hits The Hate Breaker. Charlette with a chop/forearm combination. Sandwich Elbows to Charlette. Hayter with The Ushigoroshi. Hayter with a Sliding Lariat. Baker connects with The Curb Stomp to pickup the victory.
Winner: (22-19 Jamie Hayter & (54-29) Britt Baker via Pinfall
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) January 7, 2023
Third Match: (76-27) Preston Vance w/Jose The Assistant vs. (0-0) Sonico
Vance shoves Sonico after the bell rings. Sonico unloads a flurry of chops. Vance hits The SpineBuster. Vance mocks the Portland crowd. Vance applies The Full Nelson Lock. Vance connects with The Discus Lariat to pickup the victory. After the match, Vance rips off Sonico’s mask. Vance and Jose drags Sonico up the rampway.
Winner: (77-27) Preston Vance via Pinfall
Line Up For Next Weeks AEW Dynamite
– Bryan Danielson vs. Konosuke Takeshita
– Saraya & Toni Storm vs. Jamie Hayter & Britt Baker w/Rebel
– Jon Moxley vs. Hangman Page
– Jack Perry & HOOK vs. Lee Moriarty & William Morrissey w/Stokely Hathaway
– (3) The Death Triangle (c) w/Alex Abrahantes vs. (3) The ELITE w/Don Callis, Brandon Cutler and Michael Nakazawa The Escalera De La Muerte Match For The AEW World Trios Championship
Fourth Match: (72-27-1) Darby Allin (c) vs. (0-1) Mike Bennett w/The Kingdom For The AEW TNT Championship
Bennett shoves Allin after the bell rings. Allin applies a side headlock. Wrist Lock Exchange. Allin applies a hammerlock. Bennett backs Allin into the turnbuckles. Allin turns Bennett over. Allin with a side headlock takeover. Bennett puts Allin on the top turnbuckle. Chop/Palm Strike Exchange. Bennett thrust kicks the left knee of Allin. Allin regroups on the outside. Bennett throws Allin into the steel barricade. Bennett with a Running Boot. Bennett sends Allin spine first into the barricade. Bennett with another Running Boot. Bennett poses for the crowd. Allin dodges The Running Boot. Forearm Exchange. Bennett rolls Allin back into the ring. Allin dropkicks Bennett off the ring apron. Allin lands The Suicide Dive. Bennett rocks Allin with a forearm smash. Bennett with a Side Russian Leg Sweep off the apron. Bennett tosses Allin backs inside the ring. Bennett hooks both legs for a two ount. Allin with a flurry of palm strikes. Bennett with a Hammerlock Flatliner.
Bennett stomps on Allin’s back. Bennett with an arm-ringer. Bennett uppercuts the left shoulder of Allin. Bennett dumps Allin ribs first on the top rope. Bennett goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Allin lands back on his feet. Allin drops Bennett with The Scorpion Death Drop. Bennett blocks a boot from Allin. Bennett with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Bennett DDT’s the left knee of Allin. Bennett yells at the Portland crowd. Bennett grabs the left leg of Allin. Allin with forearm shivers. Allin with combo palm strikes. Allin follows that with forearm shivers. Chop/Forearm Exchange. Bennett with a straight right hand. Bennett hits The Death Valley Driver for a two count. Bennett goes for a PowerBomb, but Allin counters with a Back Drop. Bennett dropkicks the left knee of Allin. Bennett applies The Kimura Lock.
Allin rolls Bennett over for a two count. Bennett maintains wrist control. Allin puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Allin pulls Bennett off the apron. Allin drives Bennett back first into the barricade. Allin gets distracted by Taven. Allin grabs a steel chair. Allin has Bennett sitting on the chair. Allin peppers Bennett with forearms. Allin knocks Bennett off the chair with a Shotgun Dropkick. Allin rolls Bennett back into the ring. Bennett uses Maria as a shield. Taven clocks Allin with The Apron Enzuigiri. Bennett connects with The PileDriver for a two count. Bennett puts Allin on the top turnbuckle. Allin with a blistering chop. Allin denies The Avalanche PileDriver. Allin repeatedly slams Bennett’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Allin with The Avalanche CodeRed. Allin plants Bennett with The Coffin Drop to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still AEW TNT Champion, (73-27-1) Darby Allin via Pinfall
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