AEW Dynamite Results – April 1, 2020

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Welcome to Ringside News’ live results of AEW Dynamite on April Fools Day.

AEW’s run of behind-closed-doors shows continues tonight, and the company will soon be starting a tournament to crown the inagural TNT Champion. Network pandering aside, it’s great that AEW is finally introducing a mid-card title and tonight we find out the whole bracket for the tournament.

As for matches tonight, Lance Archer will get his debut in what is sure to be a squash match, Kenny Omega faces Trent for no discernible reason, and Cody Rhodes teams with Darby Allin to face Sammy Guevara and Shawn Spears.

That’s all the preview for tonight’s Dynamite. Let us know what you’re excited to see and follow along here for the live results. Enjoy the show!

Dynamite

Tonight’s show opens with Cody and Tony Schiavone on commentary, running down tonight’s card. We’re no longer in an empty arena but a small room with a few AEW staff and wrestlers by a barricade.

Trent W/Orange Cassidy & Chuck Taylor Vs. Kenny Omega

The match gets underway and Trent forces Omega to the ropes. They exchange a few holds until Omega takes Trent down with a side headlock takeover. Trent shoots Kenny off but the cleaner drops him with a shoulder. Trent comes back with a meteora to a running Omega. Snapmare and a kick to the back from Trent, so Omega gets up and starts connecting with forearms. Omega snapmares and kicks Trent a few times.

Omega forces Trent to the corner and chokes him with his boot. Trent is slammed into the buckles but he comes back with a double stomp and Kenny rolls from the ring. Trent gets on the apron and hits a springboard moonsault to Kenny on the floor! Trent gets hugs from Cassidy and Cassidy but during the hugging Kenny leaps over the ropes with a tope onto all three men.

Omega gets Trent back in the ring for a two-count. Omega with a running backbreaker, then hits two more for a two-count. Omega continues his methodical beatdown of Trent with axe handles to the back and a back body drop. Trent finally starts to come back by attacking the previously-injured hand of Kenny and Cody calls it a shortcut. Trent stomps the hand and grinds it with his boot before dropping a knee on it.

Omega rolls from the ring but Trent continues the attack on the hand on the apron. Trent looks to drop a knee on the hand but Kenny dodges it and Trent his the hard side of the ring. Kenny chops the back of Trent, which Cody says is the most disrespectful move in wrestling, and then hits a German suplex on the floor. Omega shoots Trent into the guard rail and through it. Trent leaps at Kenny but gets caught in a powerbomb position and slammed into a pillar!

Omega gets Trent back in the ring and hits a brainbuster for a near-fall. Trent counters Kenny and hits a tornado DDT off the ropes. Trent hangs Kenny on the ropes and hits a baseball slide German suplex! Trent regroups on the outside as we head to the commercial break.

*Commercial Break*

We’re back live and they’re exchaning chops in the middle of the ring. Trent hits a snap dragon suplex but Kenny comes back with a V-Trigger. Trent counters Omega for a piledriver for a near-fall. Trent looks for the tornado DDT again but this Omega counters him and hits his own snap dragon suplex.

Trent elbows his way out of a hold, then flips Kenny inside out with a lariat. Kenny counters Trent and hits a powerbomb, then a V-Trigger. Both men roll to the apron and exchange chops and Kenny tosses Trent inside then jumps to the top rope. Trent jumped up behind Omega and hit a snap German suplex from the top rope and Kenny landed hard. Trent hit a Daniel Bryan-style running knee for a near-fall. Omega hits a V-Trigger and a One-Winged Angel for the win.

Winner: Kenny Omega

We see a recap of when Matt Hardy confronted Chris Jericho on last week’s AEW Dynamite.

*Commercial Break*

Hikaru Shida Vs. Anna Jayy

The match begins and they lock-up with Shida forcing Anna to the ropes and letting go. Anna turns the tables on Shida, then whips her in the face with her long hair. They lock-up again and Shida shoots her off and looks for a dropkick but Jayy holds the ropes.

Jayy looks for an exploder but Shida forearms her in the back and hits a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker. Shida leaves the ring and connects with a knee lift to a draped Jayy on the apron. Shida argues with Dr. Britt Baker at ringside, then gets back in the ring. Anna unloads on Shida and she asks for more and gets a slap.

Shida lets her hair down and drops Anna with a right hand. Jay counters a suplex and kicks Shida a few times, then hits a running neckbreaker. Shida ducks Jayy but gets rolled-up for a two-count. A backslide, then a schoolgirl from Jayy but Shida gets her in a head triangle. Anna gets to the ropes to force the break. Suplex from Shida for a two-count, then a falcon arrow for the win.

Winner: Hikaru Shida

*Commercial Break*

We see a replay of last month when The Inner Circle powerbombed Jon Moxley off the stage, followed Moxley and Jake Hager attacking each other.

We see a long video of Hager and Moxley talking about fighting each other and how they’re both unafraid and eager. The video also includes Chris Jericho talking about how tough Moxley is, but that he doesn’t stand a chance against the real deal, Jake Hager.

*Commercial Break*

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