(The Buy In) Casino Battle Royale: winner of the match will earn a future shot at the AEW world championship
MJF, Dustin Thomas, Sunny Daze, Brandon Cutler, Michale Nakazawa
Brian Pillman Jr., Isiah Kassidy, Jimmy Havoc, Joey Janela, Shawn Spears
Billy Gunn, Glacier, Ace Romero, Marq Quen, Jungle Boy
Luchasaurus, Sonny Kiss, Marko Stunt, Tommy Dreamer, Orange Cassidy
Hangman Adam Page
Winner: Hangman Adam Page
(The Buy In) Sammy Guevara vs. Kip Sabian – Winner: Kip Sabian
Backstage, Jim Ross makes his way up to the announce table.
– Outside, a pickup truck pulls up, we see Pharaoh first, then Brandi Rhodes, and finally Cody. He sips some coffee, gives Brandi a kiss and heads in. Inside, Kenny Omega is apparently watching the show on a laptop and gives the camera a big thumbs up. Matt Jackson is walking around backstage and meets Michael Nakazawa. Matt tries to put on a friendly face, but then gets angry as he heads off. Nick asks him if he’s okay, Matt says yeah. Matt and Nick are asked about their credientials, Nick superkicks the guys and papers fly.
The group comes out to hype up the crowd. Cody goes to welcome the crowd, Matt takes the mic, Nick grabs it, Kenny then snatches it away to welcome the crowd. “AEW!” chant from the crowd. Matt says it’s so cool to see 20k people, Cody says it’s more like 13k, Matt says this is pro wrestling, you round up. Cody goes along with it and says they set the attendance record with 20k fans! Brandi notes this is the first sensory inclusive event in wrestling history. Cody says this is a revolution as we fade to black.
SoCal Uncensored (Frankie Kazarian, Christopher Daniels, Scorpio Sky) vs. Strong Hearts (Cima, El Lindaman & T-Hawk) – Winners: SoCal Uncensored (Frankie Kazarian, Christopher Daniels, Scorpio Sky)
Allie joins commentary for the women’s match.
Before things get going, Brandi Rhodes’ music and she heads out in her ring gear. Rhodes says she meant all three women had a shot at winning and she wanted a great match. But the problem is she wanted the match to be awesome, and out comes Awesome Kong!
Nyla Rose vs. Dr. Britt Baker vs. Kylie Rae vs. Brandi Rhodes vs. Awesome Kong – Winner: Britt Baker
Angelico & Jack Evans vs. The Best Friends (Chuckie T & Beretta) – Winners: The Best Friends
Post-match, The Best Friends want a hug, the lights go out as they do so. Lights up and The Super Smash Bros. are in the ring. Lights off and on again and a bunch of masked minions are around the ring. Both teams end up getting destroyed by them. Crowd didn’t really know how to react to that, got some boos and what sounded like a “Who are you?” chant.
Video promo for AEW “All Out” at the Sears Center in Chicago on August 31, tickets go on sale June 14th.
Aja Kong, Yuka Sakazaki & Emi Sakura vs. Riho, Ryo Mizunam & Hikaru Shida – Winners: Riho, Ryo Mizunam & Hikaru Shida
There’s a throne that looks very Triple H-like on stage. Cody and Brandi head to the ring, Brandi grabs a sledgehammer from under the ring and hands it over. Cody goes back to the thrown and smashes it.
Cody Rhodes vs. Dustin Rhodes –
Brandi Rhodes was interfering in the match, she hit Dustin with a spear on the outside. Referee Earl Hebner tossed her from ringside. DDP came out, picked Brandi up and carried her to the back.
Dustin was bleeding profusely.
Winner: Cody Rhodes
Post-match, Cody goes back in the ring, Dustin moves away from and into the corner. Cody takes the mic and tells Dustin he doesn’t get to retire tonight. Crowd with a “thank you, Dustin” chant. Cody says at Fight for the Fallen he put down his name and a partner of his choosing against The Young Bucks. He says he doesn’t need a partner or a friend, he needs his older brother. Cody tears up as Dustin gets up and gives him a hug. Cody holds the ropes open for Dustin as he heads out of the ring.
Bret Hart come out to unveil the AEW World Championship title. Adam Page makes his way out as the first confirmed contender to wrestle for the title. He shakes Hart’s hand and then MJF’s music hits. MJF on the mic and introduces himself as he heads to the ramp, then yells “Wait, Bret! A fan is coming to—!” Mocking what happened at the WWE Hall of Fame. MJF says everyone is looking at the face of the company, a horse can’t be the face of AEW. MJF says when it comes to horses, once they get hurt sometimes you have to shoot them.
MJF tells Page says he should relinquish his title shot to a real man. MJF mocks Bret Hart’s catchphrase. Page takes a swing at him and he ducks out of the way, “Easy there, seabiscuit!” Jungle Boy heads out from the back to get in MJF’s face. He tells off Jungle Boy and goes to head to the back, out comes Jimmy Havoc who back MJF up to Page. All three guys surround MJF, he tries to throw a punch and gets clocked. Page sends him into the crowd as Jungle Boy and Havoc continue the attack in the crowd. Bret Hart shows off the new title.
AAA World Tag Team Titles Match: (C) Young Bucks vs. Lucha Bros (Pentagon Jr. and Rey Fenix) –
Winners: The Young Bucks
Chris Jericho vs. Kenny Omega (Winner will be contender for AEW World Championship and face Casino Battle Royal winner at a later date.)
Winner: Chris Jericho via Pinfall (Will face Adam Page for the AEW World Championship at a later date.)
Post-match, he tells the crowd they can boo him all they want, but he knows it’s his time now. Some people try to cheer and he tells them to shut up. “Chris Jericho is AEW.” He says it’s not a company for the fans, it’s a company for him. Before he could get one, Jon Moxley (fka WWE’s Dean Ambrose) came out through the crowd and gave Jericho dirty deeds! He then gave one to the referee in the ring and attempted to land one on Omega, but the two ended up brawling a bit before they got to the stage where Moxley finished off Omega.
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