January 11, 2023
The KIA Forum
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Commentary Team: (Excalibur, TAZ and Tony Schiavone)
Ring Announcer: Justin Roberts
Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: (94-13-2) Jon Moxley vs. (58-22-1) Hangman Page
Rockers Punches. Moxley with forearm shivers. Moxley sends Page to the corner. Moxley with a corner clothesline. Page answers with a Running Boot. Page is raining down forearms in the corner. Page ducks a clothesline from Moxley. Chop/Forearm Exchange. Page whips Moxley across the ring. Moxley pulls Page down to the mat. Moxley is choking Page with his boot. Moxley puts Page on the top turnbuckle. Moxley with clubbing blows to Page’s back. Moxley rakes the back of Page. Moxley with The SuperPlex for a one count. Page blocks The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Moxley with Two Release German Suplex’s. Page with three sharp elbow strikes. Page follows that with The Exploder Suplex. Moxley sends Page crashing into the ringside barricade. Moxley poses for the crowd. Page drops Moxley with The Rebound Lariat on the floor. Page rolls Moxley back into the ring.
Moxley with an Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Moxley hooks the outside leg for a two count. Moxley transitions into a ground and pound attack. Moxley repeatedly stomps on Page’s face. Moxley with a Running Boot. Page tells Moxley to bring it. Moxley obliges with Two Running Boots. Page unloads three knife edge chops. Moxley drops Page with a Cutter. Moxley applies The STF. Moxley transitions into a Sleeper Hold. Page with a Back Drop Driver. Moxley rises back on his feet. Page with an Inside Out Lariat. Forearm Exchange. Page with The Fallaway Slam. Page pops back on his feet. Page with a corner clothesline. Moxley ducks a clothesline from Page. Moxley goes for a German Suplex, but Page lands back on his feet.
Page drops Moxley with The Western Lariat. Page kicks Moxley off the ring apron. Page with The Orihara MoonSault. Moxley avoids The Buckshot Lariat. Moxley connects with The Death Rider for a two count. Moxley with hammer elbows. Moxley applies a rear chin lock. Moxley with The PileDriver for a one count. Moxley with clubbing mid-kicks. Page blocks a boot from Moxley. Moxley denies The Dead Eye. Moxley applies The Sleeper Hold. Moxley goes for a PileDriver, but Page counters with The Dead Eye. Moxley delivers The Curb Stomp. Second Forearm Exchange. HeadButt Exchange. Palm Strike Exchange. Moxley is busted open. Moxley with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Page with a straight right hand. Page follows that with The King Kong Lariat. Page plants Moxley with The Buckshot Lariat to pickup the victory.
Winner: (59-22-1) Hangman Page via Pinfall
– The Acclaimed Vignette.
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) January 12, 2023
Second Match: (84-43-1) Jack Perry & (18-0) HOOK vs. (2-2) William Morrissey & (20-17) Lee Moriarty w/Stokely Hathaway
Jack Perry and Lee Moriarty will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Perry backs Moriarty into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Moriarty turns Perry over. Moriarty slaps Perry in the chest. Moriarty talks smack to Perry. Chop Exchange. Moriarty kicks the right shoulder of Perry. Perry ducks a clothesline from Moriarty. Perry with an overhand chop. Perry with The Lucha Libre Arm-Drag. Perry dropkicks Moriarty. Perry tags in Hook. Double Irish Whip. Double Elbow Knockdown. Hook brings Moriarty down to the mat. Hook applies the short-arm scissors hold. Moriarty rolls Hook over for a one count. Hook drops Moriarty with a shoulder tackle. Hook tags in Perry. Double Irish Whip. Perry drops down on the canvas. Hook leapfrogs over Moriarty. Hook with a Judo Throw. Perry with a basement dropkick for a two count. Following a snap mare takeover, Stokely trips Perry from the outside. Morrissey catches Perry in mid-air. Morrissey goes for a Chokeslam, but Perry counters with a Baseball Slide Dropkick.
Perry walks into an enzuigiri from Moriarty. Moriarty with a running forearm smash. Moriarty tags in Morrissey. Morrissey mocks Perry. Morrissey with a straight right hand. Perry side steps Morrissey into the turnbuckles. Perry with a forearm smash. Perry chops Moriarty. Morrissey kicks Perry off the ring apron. Moriarty with a Diving Knee Drop off the apron. Morrissey slams Perry’s head on the apron. Morrissey is raining down haymakers. Morrissey punches Perry in the back. Morrissey rolls Perry back into the ring. Morrissey slams Perry’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Morrissey tags in Moriarty. Moriarty with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Following a snap mare takeover, Moriarty knocks Hook off the apron. Moriarty blasts Perry with The PK for a two count.
Moriarty applies a top wrist lock. Moriarty pulls Perry down to the mat. Moriarty applies a rear chin lock. Perry with elbows into the midsection of Moriarty. Perry goes for a Lariat, but Moriarty lands back on his feet. Moriarty applies The Triangle Choke. Perry PowerBombs Moriarty. Perry kicks Moriarty in the face. Perry tags in Hook. Hook clotheslines Moriarty. Hook with a running shot to Morrissey. Hook applies a wrist lock. Hook with The Bridging Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Hook gets up in Morrissey’s grill. Morrissey denies The T-Bone Suplex. Morrissey goes for a Corner Splash, but Perry counters with an Apron Enzuigiri. Perry tags himself in. Perry with a Missile Dropkick. Hook hits The T-Bone Suplex. Morrissey is completely shocked on the outside. Moriarty with The O’Connor Roll for a two count. Perry rolls Moriarty over for a two count. Hook blasts Morrissey off the apron. Perry makes Moriarty tap out to The Snare Trap.
Winner: (85-43-1) Jack Perry & (19-0) HOOK via Submission
— AEW on TV (@AEWonTV) January 12, 2023
Third Match: (37-9-2) Bryan Danielson vs. (15-6) Konosuke Takeshita
MJF is watching this match in the backstage area. Danielson dodges The Running Boot. Takeshita avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Takeshita applies a side headlock. Danielson whips Takeshita across the ring. Takeshita drops Danielson with a shoulder tackle. Danielson drops down on the canvas. Danielson leapfrogs over Takeshita. Takeshita goes for The O’Connor Roll, but Danielson holds onto the ropes. Takeshita goes for The Blue Thunder Bomb, but Danielson counters with a side headlock takeover. Takeshita answers with the headscissors escape. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Danielson applies an arm-bar. Wrist Lock Exchange. Danielson with a drop toe hold. Danielson stands on the back of Takeshita’s knees. Danielson fish hooks Takeshita. Danielson applies The Romero Special. Danielson transitions into The Dragon Sleeper. Takeshita reverses the hold. Takeshita grabs a side wrist lock. Takeshita with forearm shivers. Danielson unloads three knife edge chops. Takeshita with forearm shivers. Chop Exchange. Danielson with a Mid-Kick. Danielson tells Takeshita to bring it. Takeshita with combo forearms. Danielson reverses out of the irish whip from Takeshita. Takeshita ducks under two clotheslines from Danielson. Takeshita with a Leaping Clothesline.
Takeshita goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Danielson blocks it. Danielson with a Spinning Back Kick. Danielson with a Mid-Kick. Danielson follows that with The Half Hatch Suplex for a one count. Danielson applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Takeshita is raining down forearms. Takeshita blocks The Lebel Lock. Danielson with a Chop/Mid-Kick Combination. Danielson with Two Corner Dropkicks. Takeshita hits The Blue Thunder Bomb for a two count. Takeshita is lighting up Danielson’s chest. Takeshita sends Danielson to the corner. Danielson dives over Takeshita. Danielson ducks a clothesline from Takeshita. Danielson with a running elbow strike. Second Chop Exchange. Danielson kicks the left knee of Takeshita. Danielson with two hamstring kicks. Danielson whips Takeshita across the ring. Takeshita kicks Danielson in the chest. Danielson sends Takeshita crashing to the outside. Danielson lands The Suicide Dive. Danielson rolls Takeshita back into the ring. Danielson ascends to the top turnbuckle. Takeshita with a straight right hand. Danielson blocks The SuperPlex. Danielson gets Takeshita tied up in the tree of woe. Danielson with clubbing mid-kicks in the corner. Takeshita hammers down on the back of Danielson’s neck. Takeshita with an Avalanche Inside Out Lariat for a two count.
Takeshita goes for a PowerBomb, but Danielson counters with a Hurricanrana to the floor. Danielson with a Flying Knee Strike off the ring apron. Takeshita blocks The Mid-Kick. Takeshita drills Danielson with The BrainBuster on the floor. Takeshita rolls Danielson back into the ring. Takeshita goes for The SpringBoard Swanton Bomb, but Danielson gets his knees up in the air. Danielson applies The Lebel Lock. Takeshita refuses to quit. Danielson with YES! Kicks. Takeshita blocks The Roundhouse Kick. Forearm Exchange. Takeshita with an Inside Out Lariat. Danielson dodges The Running Knee Strike. Danielson with hammer elbows. Takeshita hits The Hitodenashi Driver. Takeshita with The Bridging Wheelbarrow Suplex for a two count. Takeshita applies a waist lock. Danielson with three sharp elbow strikes. Takeshita with a forearm shot across the back of Danielson’s neck. Takeshita goes for a Release German Suplex, but Danielson lands back on his feet. Danielson connects with The Busaiku Knee for a two count. Danielson repeatedly stomps on Takeshita’s face. Danielson makes Takeshita pass out to The Regal Stretch.
Winner: (38-9-2) Bryan Danielson via Submission
— AEW on TV (@AEWonTV) January 12, 2023
"Be there Friday. Question me then."
Eddie Kingston & @Ortiz_Powerful are taking on #KingsOfTheBlackThrone @malakaiblxck & @Brodyxking THIS FRIDAY on #AEWRampage at at 10pm ET/9pm CT!#AEWDynamite is LIVE on TBS! pic.twitter.com/xKO1ePQdL4
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) January 12, 2023
Fourth Match: (1-0) Saraya & (27-5) Toni Storm w/Hikaru Shida vs. (22-19) Jamie Hayter & (54-29) Britt Baker w/Rebel
Toni Storm and Jamie Hayter will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Storm with forearm shivers. Short-Arm Reversal by Hayter. Hayter drives her knee into the midsection of Storm. Hayter unloads two knife edge chops. Hayter whips Storm across the ring. Storm dropkicks Hayter. Storm with a Running Hip Attack. Storm tags in Saraya. Saraya with a Rolling Cannonball Senton off the ring apron. Saraya rolls Hayter back into the ring. Saraya with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Saraya whips Hayter against the ropes. Saraya trips Hayter for a two count. Saraya applies a front face lock. Saraya tags in Storm. Hayter with a Double Vertical Suplex. Storm pulls Hayter down to the mat. Storm repeatedly stomps on Hayter’s chest. Storm whips Hayter across the ring. Baker tags herself in. Hayter kicks Storm in the face. Baker sweeps out the legs of Storm. Baker with The Draping Fisherman’s NeckBreaker off the apron. All hell starts breaking loose in The Forum. The referee is losing control of this match.
Hikaru Shida makes her way down to the ringside area. Baker sends Storm face first into the steel ring post. Baker rolls Storm back into the ring. Baker with forearm shivers. Baker repeatedly stomps on Storm’s chest. Baker with The Butterfly Suplex for a two count. Baker applies a rear chin lock. Baker sends Storm face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Baker tags in Hayter. Hayter repeatedly drives Storm face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Hayter with a running shot to Saraya. Hayter with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Hayter puts on Storm’s neck chain. Storm with desperation up kicks. Saraya and Baker are tagged in. Saraya with three short-arm clotheslines. Baker applies a waist lock. Saraya with a flurry of back elbow smashes. Saraya sends Baker to the corner. Saraya with a Rising Knee Strike. Saraya hits The Knight Cap for a two count. Saraya blocks The Air Raid Crash. Saraya with a Running Knee Strike for a two count. Saraya sends Baker to the corner. Saraya with a running elbow smash. Saraya tags in Storm. Storm with a running shot to Hayter.
Storm with a Running Hip Attack to Baker. Storm follows that with The Tornado DDT for a two count. Storm applies The Texas Cloverleaf. Hayter drops Storm with The Big Boot. Hayter drags Storm to their corner even though she’s not the legal competitor. The referee is trying to calm down Saraya. Baker and Hayter gangs up on Storm. Hayter blasts Saraya off the apron. Baker connects with The Avalanche Air Riad Crash for a two count. Baker tags in Hayter. Double Rolling Elbow. Hayter with The Uranage BackBreaker or a two count. Baker dumps Saraya out of the ring. Storm avoids The Ripcord Lariat. Storm with a Release German Suplex. Storm delivers The Storm Zero for a two count. Saraya with clubbing blows to Baker’s back. Saraya and Baker are trading back and forth shots. Baker with a SitOut Butterfly Suplex. Storm SuperKicks Baker. Forearm Exchange. The referee gets distracted by Rebel. Shida slides a kendo stick into the ring. Baker attacks Storm with the kendo stick behind the referee’s back. Hayter plants Storm with The Ripcord Lariat to pickup the victory.
Winner: (23-19) Jamie Hayter & (55-29) Britt Baker via Pinfall
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) January 12, 2023
Line Up For This Weeks AEW Rampage
1.) The House Of Black w/Julia Hart vs. Eddie Kingston & Ortiz
2.) Ruby Soho & Willow Nightingale vs. Anna Jay & Tay Melo In A Street Fight
3.) Darby Allin (c) w/Sting vs. Juice Robinson For The AEW TNT Championship
Fifth Match: (3) The Death Triangle (c) w/Alex Abrahantes vs. (3) The ELITE w/Don Callis, Brandon Cutler and Michael Nakazawa In The Escalera De La Muerte Match For The AEW World Trios Championship
Don Callis joins the commentary team for this match. Pier six brawl ensues after the bell rings. Nick dodges The Rebound Spinning Hook Kick from Fenix. Forearm Exchange on the ring apron. Omega and Pac kicks Fenix and Nick off the apron. Second Forearm Exchange. Pac rakes the eyes of Omega. BackStabber Exchange. Matt is throwing haymakers at Pentagon. Pentagon with a Spinning Back Kick. Pentagon goes for The Package PileDriver, but Matt lands back on his feet. Pentagon SuperKicks Matt against the top turnbuckle pad. Omega drops Pentagon with The Slam Dunk. Fenix with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick. Nick ducks a clothesline from Fenix. Nick with a SitOut FaceBuster. Nick launches Pac over the top rope. Pac with a Slingshot Cutter. Fenix with The Frog Splash. Omega kicks Fenix in the face. Death Triangle attacks Omega with a ladder. Fenix with a Flying Cannonball Senton through the ropes. Matt with a Double Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Nick follows that with The Fosbury Flop. Nick stomps on Pac’s chest. Fenix punches Matt in the back. Matt with a Cazadora FaceBuster. Double Irish Whip. Matt sends Pac crashing to the outside. Matt drills Pentagon with The Canadian Destroyer. Fenix with a SpringBoard Arm-Drag off the ladder.
Omega drags Fenix down the ladder. Omega with a Snap Dragon Suplex. Standing Switch Exchange. Omega with another Snap Dragon Suplex. Omega tips the ladder over. Omega kicks Pentagon out of the ring. Pac with a Shotgun Dropkick. Pac pops back on his feet. Pac goes for The BrainBuster, but Omega lands back on his feet. Omega scores his third snap dragon suplex of this match. Omega goes for The SomerSault Plancha, but Pac sends him crashing through the table. Matt with a Flying Crossbody Block through another table on the floor. Nick shoves Pentagon. Pentagon with a palm strike. Pentagon slaps Nick in the chest. Fenix kicks the left hamstring of Nick. Double Irish Whip. Nick decks Fenix with a back elbow smash. Nick leapfrogs over Pentagon. Nick with an Arm-Drag/Headscissors Takeover Combination. Lucha Brothers answers with a Double SuperKick. Lucha Brothers whips Nick into the ladder in the corner. Lucha Brothers with a Double SuperKick to Omega. Ladder Assisted What’s Up Dropkick. Pentagon with clubbing hamstring kicks. Pentagon unloads three knife edge chops. Matt kicks Fenix off the apron. Matt and Pentagon engages in a tug of war over the ladder. Matt drives Pentagon back first into the turnbuckles. Nick with a Rising Knee Strike. Nick with a SpringBoard Tornillo. Pentagon thrust kicks the midsection of Matt. Matt whips Pentagon across the ring. Matt with a Back Body Drop onto the ladder. Matt lays Pentagon flat on the ladder.
Pentagon repeatedly kicks Matt in the face. Fenix with a SpringBoard Hurricanrana into the ladder. Omega goes for The One Winged Angel, but Pac counters with The Reverse Hurricanrana. Pac with a Release German Suplex to Matt. Lucha Brothers hits their Flying Double Foot Stomp/Package PileDriver Combination. Fenix with The Tornillo. Matt pulls Pentagon off the apon. Pac attacks Matt from behind. SuperKick Party. Matt with a Locomotion Northern Lights Suplex into the ladder in the corner. Nick with The 450 Splash through the table on the floor. Fenix stops Matt in his tracks. Matt kicks Fenix in the face. Abrahantes shoves Matt off the ladder. Cutler blinds Abrahantes with the cold spray. Omega drops Abrahantes with The V-Trigger. Pac attacks Omega with the bell hammer. Pac with The Falcon Arrow on the floor. Pac and Matt are trading back and forth shots on the ladder. Lucha Brothers sets up a ladder bridge. Pentagon delivers The Package PileDriver on the ladder bridge. Omega is throwing haymakers at Fenix. Omega connects with The One Winged Angel off the ladder bridge. Pac goes for The Black Arrow, but Omega gets his knees up in the air. Omega climbs up the ladder and grabs one of the title to pickup the victory.
Winner: New AEW World Trios Champions, THE ELITE
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