AEW Dynamite Results (1/25/23): Mark Briscoe vs. Jay Lethal

AEW Dynamite
January 25, 2023
Rupp Arena
Lexington, Kentucky

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Commentary Team: (Excalibur, TAZ and Tony Schiavone)

Ring Announcer: Justin Roberts & Bobby Cruise 

Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: (55-25-1) Chris Jericho & (53-36) Sammy Guevara w/The Jericho Appreciation Society vs. (61-15) Ricky Starks & (5-4) Action Andretti 

Sammy Guevara and Action Andretti will start things off. Andretti blocks The SuperKick. Andretti applies a side headlock. Guevara goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Andretti lands back on his feet. Standing Switch Exchange. Andretti sends Guevara into the ropes. Guevara leapfrogs over Andretti. Andretti ducks a clothesline from Guevara. Andretti backflips over Guevara. Guevara with a leg sweep for a one count. Guevara with The La Magistral for a two count. Andretti sweeps out the legs of Guevara. Guevara avoids The Standing MoonSault. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Guevara wants Andretti to shake his hand. Guevara SuperKicks Andretti. Guevara with a knife edge chop. Guevara sends Andretti to the corner. Andretti dives over Guevara. Andretti ducks a clothesline from Guevara. Andretti with a Tilt-A-Whirl Headscissors Takeover. Guevara regroups on the outside. Andretti mocks Guevara. Andretti with a SpringBoard Dropkick.

Guevara leapfrogs over Andretti. Guevara backflips over Andretti. Guevara dropkicks Andretti. Guevara pops back on his feet. Guevara teases a dive. Guevara chops Andretti. Guevara rolls Andretti back into the ring. Andretti with a Suicide Dive to Daniel Garcia. Guevara answers with The Fosbury Flop. Guevara puts Andretti on the top turnbuckle. Guevara goes for a Top Rope FrankenSteiner, but Andretti lands back on his feet. Andretti with The Standing Spanish Fly for a two count. Jericho and Starks are tagged in. Chop Exchange. Starks is throwing haymakers at Jericho. Jericho reverses out of the irish whip from Starks. Starks clotheslines Jericho. Jericho kicks Starks in the face. Starks with a double leg takedown. Starks catapults Jericho to the top turnbuckle pad. Starks knocks Guevara off the ring apron. Starks with a running back elbow smash.

Starks slaps Jericho in the chest. Starks struts on the top rope. Guevara nails Starks with The SpringBoard Cutter. Jericho hooks the outside leg for a two count. Jericho with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Jericho tags in Guevara. Bodyslam Party. Double Irish Whip. Double Shoulder Tackle. JAS poses for the crowd. Starks with an up kick in mid-air. Starks tags in Andretti. Andretti with a flying forearm smash. Andretti clotheslines Guevara. Andretti with forearm shivers. Andretti with a Back/NeckBreaker Combination. Andretti pops back on his feet. Andretti with Two Suicide Dives. Andretti rolls Guevara back into the ring. Starks with The Tornado DDT. Andretti with a Triple Jump Crossbody Block for a two count. Andretti chops Guevara. Guevara reverses out of the irish whip from Andretti. Andretti ducks a clothesline from Guevara. Both guys are knocked down after a Double Crossbody Block. Starks and Jericho are tagged in. Jericho ducks a clothesline from Starks. Jericho knocks Andretti off the apron. Jericho ducks a pair of clotheslines from Starks. Starks Spears Jericho for a two count.

Staks dumps Guevara out of the ring. Jericho rolls Starks over for a two count. Starks denies The CodeBreaker. Starks with The SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Starks tags in Andretti. Andretti with The Slingshot Senton. Andretti with a SpringBoard Enzuigiri. Andretti goes for The Split Legged MoonSault, but Jericho gets his knees up in the air. Jericho tags in Guevara. Guevara ducks a clothesline from Andretti. Guevara with a Jumping Knee Strike. Andretti denies The GTH. Andretti with a Spinning Back Kick. Andretti kicks Guevara in the chest. Guevara avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Andretti with a Spinning Enzuigiri. Jericho attacks Andretti from behind. Starks pulls Jericho off the apron. Starks sends Jericho face first into the steel ring post. Guevara goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Andretti lands back on his feet. Andretti drills Guevara with The Reverse Hurricanrana. Andretti with an Elevated NeckBreaker for a two count. Starks connects with The Roshambo on the floor. Guevara kicks Andretti in the face. Andretti catches Guevara in mid-air. Guevara clings onto the top rope. Garcia clocks Andretti with the baseball bat. Guevara plants Andretti with The GTH to pickup the victory.

Winner: (56-25-1) Chris Jericho & (54-36) Sammy Guevara via Pinfall 

Second Match: (75-27-1) Darby Allin (c) w/Sting vs. (12-4) Buddy Matthews w/Julia Hart For The AEW TNT Championship 

Allin gets distracted by Hart. Matthews drops Allin with The Pump Knee Strike. Matthews tosses Allin around the ringside area. Matthews drives his knee into the midsection of Allin. Matthews launches Allin into the turnbuckles. Allin blocks The PK. Allin sends Matthews face first into the ring apron. Allin goes for The Suicide Dive, but Matthews counters with a Vertical Suplex on the apron. Matthews with a Belly to Back Suplex on the apron. Matthews repeatedly swings Allin’s head against the barricade. Matthews goes for a BuckleBomb, but Allin counters with a Hurricanrana. Allin drives Matthews back first into the barricade. Allin repeatedly kicks Matthews in the face. Matthews uses the ring skirt to trip Allin. Matthews with a Flying Meteora on the apron for a two count. Matthews wraps the left leg of Allin around the middle rope.

Allin rakes the eyes of Matthews. Allin with a Flipping Stunner. Allin delivers The Coffin Drop to the outside. Allin rolls Matthews back into the ring. The lights go out in the building. Sting has a standoff with Malakai Black and Brody King. Sting and Ortiz starts brawling with The House Of Black. Matthews with The SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Matthews applies The Abdominal Stretch. Allin transitions into a Sleeper Hold. Matthews with a Rolling Senton into the turnbuckles. Matthews with a double leg takedown. Matthews has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Matthews blocks a boot from Allin. Allin is raining down haymakers. Allin drills Matthews with The Reverse Hurricanrana. Allin gives Matthews the barricade treatment. Allin tosses Matthews back inside the ring. Allin goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Matthews rolls him over for a two count.

Allin with The Crucifix Bomb for a two count. Allin with a palm strike. Matthews with a Spinning Back Kick. Matthews kicks Allin in the chest. Matthews stomps on the left foot of Allin. Allin avoids the knee lift. Allin delivers his combination offense. Matthews blocks The CodeRed. Matthews with a backslide cover for a two count. Matthews with a Spinning Back Kick. Matthews BuckleBombs Allin. Matthews hits The Curb Stomp for a two count. Matthews goes for The Murphy’s Law, but Allin rolls him over for a two count. Allin with The CodeRed for a two count. Matthews sweeps out the legs of Allin. Matthews chops Allin. Matthews goes for The SuperPlex, but Allin counters with The Scorpion Death Drop for a two count. Allin with three palm strikes. Allin kicks Matthews in the face. Allin connects with The Draping Coffin Drop to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still AEW TNT Champion, (76-27-1) Darby Allin via Pinfall 

Third Match: (86-43-2) Jack Perry & (19-0) HOOK vs. (39-12) Ethan Page & (51-20) Matt Hardy w/Stokely Hathaway & Isiah Kassidy 

Jack Perry and Matt Hardy will start things off. Page immediately tags himself in. Perry unloads three knife edge chops. Page reverses out of the irish whip from Perry. Perry ducks a clothesline from Page. Perry with a Headscissors Takeover. Perry applies a wrist lock. Page tugs on Perry’s hair. Page backs Perry into the turnbuckles. Page tags in Hardy. Perry rolls under a clothesline from Hardy. Hardy wants to DELETE Hook. Page pie faces Hook and storms out of the ring. Double Back Elbow to Hardy. Hook runs after Page. Page denies The T-Bone Suplex. Page slams Hook’s head on the ring apron. Page goes for The Ego’s Edge, but Perry counters with The Suicide Dive. Perry blocks The Side Effect. Perry with three sharp elbow strikes. Hardy reverses out of the irish whip from Perry. Perry kicks Hardy in the chest. Page trips Perry from the outside.

Hardy puts Perry on the top turnbuckle. Hardy tags in Page. Double Iconoclasm. Double Delayed Vertical Suplex. Page slams Perry’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Page rocks Perry with a forearm smash. Page tags in Hardy. Page is choking Perry with his boot. Hardy delivers The Three Phases Of DELETION. Hardy with a forearm smash. Hardy catapults Perry throat first into the middle rope for a two count. Perry fights from underneath. Hardy punches Perry in the back. Hardy with clubbing shoulder blocks. Hardy applies a wrist lock. Hardy with clubbing arm-ringers. Hardy drops Perry with The Divorce Court for a two count. Hardy slams Perry’s head on another turnbuckle pad. Hardy tags in Page. Page with a gut punch. Page applies The Kimura Lock. Page tags in Hardy.

Hardy with a SpringBoard Elbow. Hardy tags in Page. Perry with a toe kick in mid-air. Perry dumps Hardy out of the ring. Perry crawls under Page’s legs. Perry tags in Hook. Hook clotheslines Page. Hook with The El Camino. Hook knocks Hardy off the ring apron. Page decks Hook with a back elbow smash. Hook hits The T-Bone Suplex. Hook tags in Perry. Double Irish Whip. Page launches Hook over the top rope. Page kicks Perry in the face. Hook goes for The Redrum, but Hardy gets in the way. Hardy drives Hook back first into the apron. Perry with an inside cradle for a two count. Perry with a JawBreaker. Hardy tags himself in. Perry ducks under two clotheslines from Hardy. Hardy catches Perry in mid-air. Hardy with The Side Effect. Hardy gets in position for The Twist Of Fate. Hardy was forced to tag in Page. Page mocks Hardy. Hook pulls Hardy off the apron. Perry makes Page tap out to The Snare Trap.

Winner: (87-43-2) Jack Perry & (20-0) HOOK via Submission 

Fourth Match: (39-6-2) Bryan Danielson vs. (53-18) Brian Cage w/Prince Nana

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Cage outpowers Danielson. Danielson signals for the test of strength. Cage blocks the drop toe hold. Danielson kicks the left hamstring of Cage. Strong lockup. Cage backs Danielson into the turnbuckles. Cage with clubbing shoulder blocks. Chop Exchange. Danielson with clubbing mid-kicks in the corner. Cage shoves Danielson. Danielson ducks a clothesline from Cage. Danielson with The Rolling Crucifix for a two count. Danielson with hammer elbows. Cage goes for The F5, but Danielson lands back on his feet. Danielson applies The Lebel Lock. Cage puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Danielson with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Danielson lands The Suicide Dive. Danielson with a Flying Crossbody Block to the outside. Danielson is fired up. Danielson with combo kicks. Danielson rolls Cage back into the ring. Danielson dives over Cage. Cage with a Press Slam into the turnbuckles.

Cage with a Running Uppercut. Cage follows that with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Cage with a Release German Suplex. Cage with a Belly to Back Suplex on the ring apron. Cage repeatedly stomps on the left shoulder of Danielson. Cage tosses Danielson around the ringside area. Cage with an Arm-Breaker. Cage poses for the crowd. Cage with a forearm smash. Cage unloads two knife edge chops. Cage works on his joint manipulation game. Cage with The Divorce Court for a two count. Cage applies a double wrist lock. Cage adds The Bear Hug. Danielson with repeated headbutts. Danielson with a Chop/Mid-Kick/Hamstring Kick Combination. Cage blocks a lariat from Danielson. Cage with a running forearm smash. Cage sends Danielson to the corner. Cage catches Danielson in mid-air. Cage with The Shoulder Breaker. Cage with The Hard Way Suplex. Cage follows that with a German Suplex for a two count. Cage drills Danielson with The Cheeky Nando’s Kick. Stalemate on the top turnbuckle.

Danielson with forearm shivers. Danielson with a Running Dropkick. Danielson with The SuperPlex. YES! Kicks. Danielson with a Roundhouse Kick for a two count. Danielson repeatedly stomps on Cage’s face. Danielson blocks The PowerBomb. Danielson applies The Ankle Lock. Danielson with a Leg Capture German Suplex. Cage SuperKicks Danielson. Danielson with The Rolling Elbow. Danielson with a Roundhouse Kick. Cage BuckleBombs Danielson. Cage goes for a PowerBomb, but Danielson rolls him over to pickup the victory. After the match, Cage attacks Danielson from behind. Cage plants Danielson with Weapon X. Cage dumps Danielson out of the ring. MJF gives Cage a steel chair. Cage wraps the chair around the left shoulder of Danielson. Cage sends Danielson shoulder first into the steel ring post. MJF transitions into a ground and pound attack. Cage puts Danielson’s shoulder inside the chair again. Konosuke Takeshita storms into the ring to make the save. Takeshita and Cage are trading back and forth shots. Takeshita with a Jumping Knee Strike. MJF retreats to the backstage area.

Winner: (40-6-2) Bryan Danielson via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: (44-8) Ruby Soho vs. (28-6) Toni Storm 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Soho backs Storm into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Soho takes a swipe at Storm. Storm pulls Soho down to the mat. That lead us to a quick shoving contest. Forearm Exchange. Storm kicks the left knee of Soho. Storm drops Soho with The Big Boot. Storm is choking Soho with her boot. Soho blocks The Tornado DDT. Soho ducks a clothesline from Storm. Soho with a chop/forearm combination. Storm reverses out of the irish whip from Soho. Storm launches Soho over the top rope. Soho with a forearm smash. Storm answers with a thumb to the eye. Storm blasts Soho off the ring apron with a Running Hip Attack. Soho with a gut punch. Storm chops Soho. Storm tosses Soho around the ringside area. Storm poses for the crowd. Storm is choking Soho with her boot. Storm unloads a flurry of chops. Storm with a forearm smash. Storm uppercuts Soho. Storm with a Biel Throw. Soho kicks Storm in the gut.

Storm repeatedly stomps on Soho’s chest. Storm is choking Soho with her knee. Storm puts her knee on the back of Soho’s neck. Storm with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a one count. Storm toys around with Soho. Storm hammers down on the back of Soho’s neck. Storm applies a full nelson lock. Soho drives Storm face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Soho with a back elbow smash. Soho sends Storm face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Soho with Two Saito Suplex’s. Soho delivers her combination offense. Soho drops Storm with The STO. Soho goes for Destination Unknown, but Storm rolls her over for a two count. Storm kicks Soho in the gut. Soho denies The Storm Zero. Soho with No Future for a two count. Soho drags Storm to the corner. Soho dives over Storm. Soho with a knee lift. The referee checks on Storm. Storm drives Soho face first into the bottom rope. Storm with a Release German Suplex. Storm with a Running Hip Attack. Storm follows that with a Tornado DDT for a two count. Storm gets distracted by Britt Baker. Soho connects with The Destination Unknown to pickup the victory.

Winner: (45-8) Ruby Soho via Pinfall 

Line Up For This Weeks AEW Rampage 

– Hangman Page vs. Wheeler Yuta

– Powerhouse Hobbs In-Action

– Jamie Hayter vs. Emi Sakura In The AEW Women’s Championship Eliminator Match

Sixth Match: (0-0) Mark Briscoe vs. (26-12) Jay Lethal w/Sonjay Dutt 

Ian Riccaboni and Caprice Coleman joins the commentary team for this match. Briscoe hugs Lethal after the bell rings. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Briscoe with a side headlock takeover. Lethal answers with the headscissors escape. Strong lockup. Briscoe applies a top wrist lock. Lethal whips Briscoe across the ring. Briscoe slides under Lethal’s legs. Briscoe with an arm-drag takeover. Lethal dives over Briscoe. Briscoe bodyslams Lethal. Lethal with an arm-drag takeover. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Lethal backs Briscoe into the turnbuckles. Chop Exchange. Briscoe reverses out of the irish whip from Lethal. Briscoe with a corner clothesline. Following a snap mare takeover, Briscoe with a basement dropkick. Briscoe uppercuts Lethal. Short-Arm Reversal by Lethal. Lethal with a Hip Toss. Lethal with a Cartwheel Dropkick. Lethal goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Briscoe lands back on his feet. Briscoe applies a waist lock. Lethal with three sharp elbow strikes. Briscoe drops Lethal with a NeckBreaker for a two count.

Lethal regroups on the ring apron. Lethal clings onto the bottom rope. Lethal hammers down on the back of Briscoe’s neck. Forearm Exchange. Briscoe kicks Lethal in the gut. Briscoe with a knife edge chop. Briscoe clotheslines Lethal back into the ring. Lethal dropkicks Briscoe off the apron. Lethal lands The Suicide Dive. Lethal resets the referee’s ten count. Lethal rolls Briscoe back into the ring. Lethal goes into the cover for a one count. Lethal applies a rear chin lock. Briscoe gets back to a vertical base. Briscoe with heavy bodyshots. Following a snap mare takeover, Lethal with a low dropkick for a two count. Lethal goes into the lateral press for a two count. Lethal goes back to the rear chin lock. Briscoe with elbows into the midsection of Lethal. Briscoe unloads two knife edge chops. Briscoe with rapid fire sumo strikes. Lethal reverses out of the irish whip from Briscoe. Briscoe uppercuts Lethal. Briscoe with a flying karate chop. Lethal ducks a clothesline from Briscoe. Briscoe with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Briscoe with a corner clothesline. Briscoe puts Lethal on the top turnbuckle.

Briscoe uppercuts Lethal. Briscoe with The Iconoclasm for a two count. Lethal denies The Jay Driller. Briscoe with a palm strike. Lethal blocks The Straight Jacket NeckBreaker. Lethal delivers The Lethal Combination for a two count. Lethal goes for The Figure Four Leg Lock, but Briscoe rolls him over for a two count. Lethal with a Pump Kick. Lethal with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Lethal follows that with a GourdBuster. Lethal hits The Lethal Injection. Briscoe wisely exits the ring. Briscoe and Lethal are brawling on the outside. Lethal lays Briscoe flat on the timekeeper’s table. Briscoe with a straight right hand. Briscoe with a Diving Dropkick through the ropes. Briscoe with The BlockBuster on the floor. Briscoe uppercuts Lethal. Briscoe with a downward punch. Briscoe connects with The Froggy Bow through the timekeeper’s table. Briscoe rolls Lethal back into the ring. Briscoe goes into the lateral press for a two count. Lethal with a Back Drop Clutch for a two count. Lethal goes for The Lethal Injection, but Briscoe counters with Two Lariats. Briscoe plants Lethal with The Jay Driller to pickup the victory.

Winner: (1-0) Mark Briscoe via Pinfall 

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