Orange Cassidy Retains the AEW International Championship Against AR Fox:
The night kicked off with an intense match for the AEW International Championship. Orange Cassidy and AR Fox put on an entertaining display, featuring plenty of fun sequences that had the crowd on their feet. In a shocking turn of events, AR Fox executed a sudden heel turn, catching both fans and Cassidy off guard. Despite the surprising change in demeanor, Cassidy managed to dig deep and successfully retained his title. However, the post-match scene was chaotic, as AR Fox unleashed his frustration by breaking Cassidy’s trademark sunglasses and viciously attacking the champion. Jon Moxley, seeking revenge for AR Fox’s attack on Claudio Castagnoli on the previous AEW Rampage, made a surprise appearance and unleashed his own assault on the AEW International Champion, setting up a heated rivalry between the two.
PAC Defeats Gravity:
In what appeared to be a one-sided match, PAC displayed his dominance as he defeated Gravity with ease. However, there was a light-hearted moment during the match when PAC playfully reintroduced himself to Gravity, reminiscent of his former WWE persona, “The Man Who Gravity Forgot.” With this convincing victory, PAC showcased his strength and determination as he prepared for a challenging upcoming battle against the BlackPool Combat Club.
Swerve Strickland Defeats Darby Allin:
Darby Allin made his entrance to the ring with Nick Wayne, who had debuted on Dynamite a few weeks prior. The match began with Darby showing intense aggression, but AR Fox interfered, dealing a devastating death valley pile driver to Allin, paving the way for Swerve Strickland’s victory. The unexpected interference from AR Fox added further tension to the already intense contest.
Britt Baker Defeats Taya Valkyrie via Submission:
In a hard-hitting contest, Britt Baker faced off against Taya Valkyrie, proving once again why she is a top contender for the AEW Women’s World Championship. The match was physically demanding, with both competitors leaving it all in the ring. In the end, Baker secured a decisive victory by forcing Valkyrie to submit, locking in her signature submission move, the LockJaw.
Lucha Brothers Defeat The Blackpool Combat Club & Best Friends:
In the main event of the evening, the Lucha Brothers squared off against the formidable team of The Blackpool Combat Club and Best Friends. The Blackpool Combat Club showed an aggressive side that sent a clear message to everyone in the AEW locker room. The match was action-packed, with high-flying maneuvers and hard-hitting moves from all teams. The Lucha Brothers emerged victorious in this thrilling encounter, solidifying their position as a top tag team in AEW.
Chris Jericho made a special announcement, revealing that he would team up with Daniel Garcia and Sammy Guevara in a tag team match next week.
The Blackpool Combat Club issued a warning to Death Triangle, suggesting that tensions were running high between the two factions.
200th Dynamite Episode.
Next week’s episode will mark the 200th episode of AEW Dynamite, and to celebrate, Tony Khan announced a three-way battle between Jon Moxley, Beretta, and Penta, promising an explosive showdown of AEW originals.