Get ready for a night of electrifying action as AEW WrestleDream 2023 promises to deliver unforgettable matchups and thrilling moments. With an exciting lineup of matches, this event is set to keep fans on the edge of their seats. Here’s what you can expect from this action-packed night of wrestling.

Wrestling fans won’t have to wait long for results as they’ll be provided immediately after each match. To stay up-to-date, just refresh the event page often throughout the night. The excitement begins with the Zero Hour pre-show at 6:30 pm Eastern, followed by the main event at 8 pm Eastern.

AEW WrestleDream Lineup

The main card features a lineup that’s sure to leave fans buzzing:

  • Bryan Danielson vs. Zack Sabre Jr. (Singles Match): These two seasoned pros will face off in a singles bout that promises technical brilliance and hard-hitting action.
  • Hangman Page vs. Swerve Strickland (Singles Match): Hangman Page clashes with Swerve Strickland in what could be a show-stealing singles match.
  • AEW Tag Team Championship Match: The championship is on the line as FTR (Dax Harwood and Cash Wheeler) defends against the dynamic Aussie Open duo, Mark Davis and Kyle Fletcher.
  • ROH Tag Team Championship Handicap Match: MJF, the champion, takes on The Righteous (Vincent & Dutch) in a high-stakes handicap match for the ROH Tag Team Championship.
  • AEW TBS Championship Match: Kris Statlander defends her AEW TBS Championship against the formidable Julia Hart.
  • AEW TNT Championship Two out of Three Falls Match: Christian Cage puts his TNT Championship on the line against the enigmatic Darby Allin in a match that could go the distance.
  • NJPW Strong & ROH World Championship Match: Eddie Kingston defends his titles against the legendary Katsuyori Shibata, promising a battle of hard-hitting strikes and intense grappling.
  • AEW World Tag Team Title #1 Contenders Fatal 4-Way Match: The Young Bucks, The Gunns, The Lucha Brothers, and the unique duo of Orange Cassidy & Hook compete in a fatal four-way match to determine the next contenders for the AEW World Tag Team Championship.
  • Trios Match: Will Ospreay, Konosuke Takeshita, & Sammy Guevara take on the formidable trio of Kenny Omega, Kota Ibushi, & Chris Jericho in what is sure to be an explosive battle.
  • Singles Match: Wheeler Yuta squares off against the charismatic Ricky Starks in a singles contest that promises fireworks.

AEW WrestleDream: Zero Hour Pre-Show Matches

The action-packed night kicks off with the Zero Hour pre-show, featuring a lineup of its own:

  • AEW Trios Title Match: The Acclaimed & Billy Gunn, the champions, defend their title against TMDK (Shane Haste, Mikey Nicholls & Bad Dude Tito).
  • Zero Hour Pre-Show Match: Nick Wayne takes on the towering Luchasaurus in a clash of styles.
  • Eight-Person Tag Team Match: Shane Taylor, Lee Moriarty, Diamante & Mercedes Martinez join forces to battle Satoshi Kojima, Keith Lee, Athena & Billie Starkz.
  • Singles Match: Claudio Castagnoli goes head-to-head with Josh Barnett in a singles showdown that’s bound to keep fans at the edge of their seats.

AEW WrestleDream 2023 promises to be a night filled with memorable moments, unexpected twists, and incredible wrestling action. With a stacked card featuring some of the biggest names in the industry, fans can rest assured that they’ll be treated to an unforgettable night of entertainment.

AEW WrestleDream: Zero Hour

Renee Paquette, RJ City, and Stokely Hathaway are the hosts for the pre-show, and they kick things off by discussing the lineup for the evening.

A tribute video honoring the late legend Antonio Inoki was shown. This touching tribute package included heartfelt comments from several AEW wrestlers, reflecting on the legacy of the iconic wrestler and personality.

Tony Khan took center stage in the ring as he warmly welcomed the fans to the inaugural AEW WrestleDream event. Standing alongside him were Rocky Romero, Katsuyori Shibata, and two of Antonio Inoki’s grandchildren, all adorned with red scarves as a tribute to the late legend. Khan expressed gratitude to Inoki’s grandsons for their presence and highlighted the significance of the evening. A table was set up featuring a framed photo of Antonio Inoki, and Romero presented bouquets of flowers to the grandsons as a gesture of respect.

Khan assured everyone that it would be a remarkable night and encouraged fans to keep in mind the true essence of the event. He concluded by rallying the crowd with an “Ichi Ni San Da” chant, igniting the excitement for WrestleDream.

Meanwhile, Christian Cage was captured watching the ceremony unfold on a backstage monitor. Commentary noted that his TNT Title match against Darby Allin would serve as the main event of the pay-per-view.

With the ceremony concluded, a WrestleDream video was aired, setting the stage for the opening match as the wrestlers made their entrances. Excalibur, Jim Ross, and Nigel McGuinness provided commentary for the event.

Keith Lee, Satoshi Kojima, Athena, and Billie Starkz vs. Shane Taylor, Lee Moriarty, Diamante, and Mercedes Martinez in a mixed tag match

In the ring, Rick Knox officiated as the referee for this exciting contest. The crowd erupted into a unique “we want bread” chant, a nod to Satoshi Kojima’s well-known affection for baked goods, as explained by Excalibur on commentary.

The action heated up when Athena and Billie Starkz simultaneously executed suicide dives onto Diamante and Mercedes Martinez, thrilling the audience. Shane Taylor tagged into the match, and although Athena was eager to face him, the referee intervened, leading to Athena tagging in Keith Lee instead. Taylor struck first with a powerful blow, but Lee swiftly responded with a head-scissors takedown. Lee then tagged in Lee Moriarty, who was met with another punishing left hand from Taylor. Moriarty rebounded by tossing Lee aside and tagging out.

Satoshi Kojima entered the fray and began delivering rapid, thunderous chops to Moriarty in the corner. Keith Lee reentered the match, showcasing his immense strength with an impressive spinebuster. Athena followed up with her finishing maneuver, the O-Face, on Moriarty, leaving him vulnerable. Lee executed a Jackhammer-style move on Moriarty, and Kojima sealed the deal with a devastating lariat, securing the pinfall victory.

In the end, Keith Lee, Satoshi Kojima, Athena, and Billie Starkz emerged triumphant in this mixed tag team match, winning the bout in just 5 minutes and 45 seconds, much to the delight of the WrestleDream audience.

Claudio Castagnoli vs. Josh Barnett

Jim Ross fondly reminisced about his previous commentary work alongside Josh Barnett during their New Japan Pro-Wrestling broadcasts, recalling their chemistry and camaraderie.

Claudio Castagnoli made his dramatic entrance to the tune of “Wild Thing,” and accompanying him was Jon Moxley, who took a seat at the commentary table to provide insights during the match. Moxley humorously characterized the situation as a “Blackpool Combat Club civil war,” playfully alluding to the ongoing rivalry within the faction. He shared that Barnett had served as his secret weapon, serving as his sparring partner and contributing to his success in recent encounters.

The bout commenced with both competitors engaging in mat wrestling, showcasing their technical prowess. Barnett incorporated striking maneuvers, such as kicks, in between their grappling exchanges, while Claudio found himself on the receiving end of much of the offense. However, in a surprising turn of events, Claudio managed to evade one of Barnett’s moves and capitalized with a roll-up pin, securing the victory.

Following the match, Josh Barnett took the microphone to share his thoughts. He expressed that he had heard a lot about Claudio and confirmed that everything he had heard was true. He acknowledged Claudio’s greatness and left with the utmost respect for his opponent. Barnett made it clear that their rivalry was far from over, promising to return for more and reclaim his time. In response, Claudio welcomed the challenge, stating that he was open to facing Barnett anytime in the future.

Nick Wayne vs. Luchasaurus

Prior to the match, a video package provided context and build-up for the upcoming showdown.

Nick Wayne received a warm hometown ovation from the enthusiastic live crowd, and the cameras captured his mother cheering on her son in the audience. The match kicked off with Wayne displaying his agility and athleticism, launching a dropkick at Luchasaurus, but the formidable opponent easily brushed it off.

The match continued with Nick Wayne managing to daze Luchasaurus momentarily with a series of well-placed kicks. However, Luchasaurus swiftly countered, sending Wayne crashing to the mat with a powerful shoulder block. Luchasaurus stood tall in the ring, and with tremendous strength, he chokeslammed Wayne over the ropes, causing him to land harshly on the unforgiving ring apron. Wayne, in pain, crawled towards his concerned mother, while Nigel McGuinness added some mocking commentary.

Luchasaurus didn’t let up, as he picked up Wayne and forcefully swung him, making him collide face-first with the ringside barricade. The brutality continued as they returned to the ring, where Wayne attempted to mount a comeback by executing a moonsault, resulting in a near two-count pinfall attempt.

However, Luchasaurus regained control, countering a “Wayne’s World” maneuver and striking Wayne with a powerful lariat to the back of the head, which led to a successful pinfall.

Following the match, Luchasaurus ascended the ropes and directed his attention to Wayne’s mother, who looked up at him and expressed her disapproval, stating that he had gone “too far” in his actions.

The Acclaimed & Billy Gunn defend their title against TMDK (Shane Haste, Mikey Nicholls & Bad Dude Tito)

During his entrance to the ring, Max Caster engaged in one of his signature rap performances. However, in this particular instance, his lyrics included lines that some might consider provocative or explicit, making references to topics like tentacle porn and a glory hole.

TMDK began the match in control, dominating the first half of the bout while the audience fervently cheered on The Acclaimed. The momentum shifted dramatically when Billy Gunn received the hot tag, entering the ring and unleashing his formidable offense to clear the opposition. Gunn attempted to execute his signature move, the Fameasser, but Bad Dude Tito managed to evade it and responded with a thunderous head kick, followed by a German suplex, nearly securing a victory.

However, in a crucial turning point, Billy Gunn regained the upper hand and hit his Fameasser finisher, while The Acclaimed followed up with their tag team finisher, ultimately securing the win.

The victorious team consisted of the AEW Trios Champions, The Acclaimed, and the legendary Billy Gunn.

AEW WrestleDream Results

The broadcast team went over the main card lineup for the pay-per-view, highlighting that the opening match of the main card would be the handicap match for the ROH Tag Titles. As anticipation built, a video package was played, providing background and context for this significant match.

ROH Tag Team Championship Handicap Match: MJF vs. The Righteous

The Righteous out first. MJF made a dramatic entrance, adorned with his AEW World Championship and both ROH World Tag Team Championship belts. As he took the microphone, he addressed the crowd in Seattle with his signature charisma.

MJF began by dismissing what he referred to as “bullshit” rumors about his involvement in the attack on “Tofu” Jay White, setting the record straight. He expressed frustration about someone pilfering his devil mask from his bag, adding to his irritation. Furthermore, he mentioned that his partner, Adam Cole, was absent due to injury but reassured everyone that when Cole returned, the ROH Tag Team titles would be waiting for them.

In his trademark cocky style, MJF then turned his attention to DUTCH, vowing to pick him up and slam him with authority. For Vincent, he had even more degrading plans, declaring his intention to grab Vincent by his hipster-style hair, fashion it into a neat bow, and then proceed to insert it where the sun doesn’t shine, emphasizing his disdain for his opponents in a provocative manner.

MJF staged a comeback and managed to lift Dutch up for a bodyslam, but he crumpled under Dutch’s weight, resulting in a two-count. Vincent executed his Swanton Bomb on MJF, resulting in another two-count. Dutch then performed a Bossman Slam on MJF, coming close to a victory. Vincent attempted an Acid Drop for a two-count, expressing surprise that he didn’t secure the win.

Dutch went to the ringside area and diverted the referee’s attention. Vincent prepared to strike MJF with a chair, but MJF retaliated by grabbing Vincent’s sensitive area. MJF rolled up Vincent for a two-count. Vincent quickly responded with a kick, but MJF avoided a Swanton. MJF made a comeback, delivering ten punches in the corner to Dutch and nine to Vincent before resorting to biting.

MJF executed a bodyslam on Dutch, which elicited loud cheers and a “holy shit” chant from the audience. Dutch ended up slouched in a corner of the ring. MJF ran Vincent’s head below his backside. He then delivered the Kangaroo Kick to both opponents and shook the ropes. MJF continued with a Heat Seeker piledriver on Dutch and pinned him while using the ropes for added leverage.

A video package introduced the upcoming match…

NJPW Strong & ROH World Championship Match: Eddie Kingston defends his titles against Katsuyori Shibata

Excalibur mentioned how Shibata’s upbringing was closely intertwined with Antonio Inoki.

Shibata initiated the match by adopting a low Inoki-style stance and probing with leg kicks, while Kingston maintained his distance. They engaged in a collar and elbow tie-up, with Katsuyori managing to take Kingston down to the mat, where Eddie responded with a barrage of chops. Shibata executed a snapmare followed by a kick to Kingston’s back, reciprocating with chops of his own. A Penalty Kick from Shibata earned a two-count, and he transitioned into a short armscissor, but Kingston bridged to alleviate the pressure and attempted a pin.

Katsuyori countered with a figure-four leglock, but Kingston prevented the hold from fully taking effect by raising his leg, struggling to avoid the submission. Kingston retaliated with a back suplex, setting up a flurry of rapid machine-gun-like chops. He then whipped Shibata into the corner, where Katsuyori hammered him with forearm strikes. Suddenly, a HESITATION DROPKICK rocked the ring, and both competitors exchanged boots and lariats, neither willing to yield, until they both dropped to a knee.

Eddie executed an exploder suplex, while Shibata responded with an STO, leaving both men down. Shibata regained control with a wristlock, delivering a series of punishing kicks and a short-arm palm strike before locking Kingston into the Cobra Twist. He transitioned into an octopus hold, taking the fight to the mat, with Eddie desperately fighting to reach the ropes. Fading and facing the wrong direction, Kingston managed to secure a ROPE BREAK, saving himself from the submission.

The action continued with a flurry of right hands and a trade-off between Backfist to the Future and uraken strikes, showcasing their resilience. Shibata then unleashed another Penalty Kick, but both men remained down. Eventually, a devastating uraken strike and a powerbomb in the style of Tenryu rocked the ring.

In the end, Eddie Kingston secured the victory by pinfall with the Tenryu powerbomb, successfully defending both the ROH World Championship and the NJPW STRONG Openweight Championship.

Following the intense match, Kingston and Shibata, both showing deep mutual respect, extended their hands and shared a sportsmanlike handshake.

Kris Statlander defends her AEW TBS Championship against the formidable Julia Hart

Excalibur pointed out that Hart suffered a defeat in her AEW debut match against Statlander.

In the match, Statlander showcased her strength by sending Hart into the corner and delivering a series of shoulder blocks. However, Hart managed to evade a move and exited the ring. Back in the ring, Statlander’s kick was countered by a shoulder block from Hart. Julia then seized the opportunity to cut her off with an uppercut and reversed an electric chair into a Frankensteiner.

Kris responded with a capture sheerdrop brainbuster, causing Hart to retreat to the floor. There, Hart used a handful of hair to pull Statlander down. Kris Stat climbed the steel steps with Julia in a fireman’s carry, but Julia slipped out and tripped her on the apron. Hart proceeded to slam Statlander’s head into the barricade multiple times before returning to the ring.

Inside the ring, Hart relentlessly attacked Statlander with repeated knee strikes to the spine, although a step-up senton looked a bit awkward but still managed to earn a nearfall. Hart applied a Cobra Twist, followed by elbows to the ribs. Statlander countered with a hip toss, but she was slow to capitalize, struggling to maintain her balance. Julia attempted a move off the ropes, but Statlander cut her off with a powerslam, leaving both women down.

Brody King at ringside exchanged words with Statlander, while Hart attempted to use a mist attack. Statlander, however, thwarted her plans with a right hand and executed a Michinoku Driver, but it wasn’t enough. Julia reversed it into a German suplex, throwing Statlander across the ring. Kris then ascended the turnbuckle, but Hart disrupted her. After a brief struggle for control on the top rope, they ended up back on the mat. Hartless was applied, rolling into a pin, but Julia refused to release the hold. Statlander eventually got to her feet, executed a fireman’s carry, and shifted her position into a devastating TOMBSTONE PILEDRIVER.

Maintaining her grip on Hart, Statlander went for one more move…

Kris Statlander secured the victory by pinfall with Sunday Night Fever, successfully retaining the AEW TBS Championship.

Following the match, Brody King showed sportsmanship by putting Julia Hart over his shoulder and carrying her to the backstage area, displaying respect and concern for his opponent.

Soon after, a video package set the stage for the upcoming four-way tag team match…

AEW World Tag Team Title #1 Contenders Fatal 4-Way Match: The Young Bucks, The Gunns, The Lucha Brothers, and Orange Cassidy & Hook compete in a fatal four-way match

In a whirlwind tag team showdown that left fans at the edge of their seats, the Young Bucks emerged victorious and secured their spot as the #1 contenders to the AEW World Tag Team Championship. The match, which featured high-flying action and rapid exchanges, showcased the intensity and skill of all the participants.

The bout began with Rey Fenix and Nick Jackson setting the pace, unleashing a barrage of kicks that had both competitors reeling. The action spilled to the outside, with the Bucks executing a coordinated assault on Fenix and Penta El Zero Miedo, leaving them reeling against the barricade.

As the Young Bucks asserted their dominance, they turned their attention to Orange Cassidy and Penta. However, the Gunns, Austin and Colten, weren’t to be overlooked. The Gunns demonstrated their resilience, executing a double suplex on Orange Cassidy, only to be thwarted by Austin Gunn, who broke up the pin attempt.

The match entered chaotic territory, with superkicks, high-flying maneuvers, and rapid-fire tag team action. HOOK, the young prodigy, entered the fray and showcased his abilities, leaving a mark with a Tazplex.

As the battle raged on, the Young Bucks managed to regain control, hitting their signature BTE Trigger on Penta El Zero Miedo for the three-count. This victory secured their position as the top contenders for the AEW World Tag Team Championship.

With this win, the Young Bucks have set their sights on championship gold once more, and fans can look forward to an epic clash when they challenge for the prestigious AEW World Tag Team Championship in the future.

Hangman Page vs. Swerve Strickland

Strickland and Hangman circled each other before engaging in a collar and elbow tie-up. Referee Paul Turner intervened as they reached the ropes, forcing a break. Strickland gained control with chops in the corner, but Hangman retaliated by turning him around and delivering a series of stomps.

Shane executed a pop-up tijeras, followed by a dropkick for a two-count. He continued with a snapmare and a diving corkscrew uppercut to the back of Hangman’s neck, signaling his momentum. Hangman countered with a hangman’s neckbreaker, but it was reversed into a waistlock and then a standing switch into a German suplex. Adam, however, landed on his feet and retaliated with a boot, followed by a fallaway slam. A triangle lariat sent Swerve to the floor, but Hangman dodged a plancha attempt and powerbombed Shane into the apron before repeating the move into the barricade.

Hangman followed up with an Orihara moonsault and then brought the action back inside the ring, connecting with a Liger Bomb for a nearfall. He whipped Strickland into the barricade and steel steps, returned inside the ring for a diving lariat, but it only earned him a two-count. The two traded punches, with a rolling elbow from Shane countered by a solebutt and a jumping reverse STO setting up a brainbuster, but Page kicked out.

Hangman delivered a backbreaker, and Strickland climbed to the top rope. Page pursued him, resulting in a struggle for position. In a dramatic turn, Strickland executed a SWERVE STOMP on Hangman while he was trapped in the Tree of Woe position. He followed it up with a jumping heel kick but still couldn’t secure the victory.

Prince Nana provided some encouragement to Swerve, who then perched on the top rope. However, his Swerve Stomp on the apron missed its mark, allowing Hangman to lift him up. Hangman attempted the Deadeye, but Strickland pulled him into the turnbuckles.

The action spilled to the steel steps, where Hangman executed a DEADEYE, sending Strickland into the steel. Back inside the ring, boots from the apron were exchanged, but Hangman couldn’t perform the Buckshot Lariat due to his injured arm. Instead, they traded slaps until Hangman resorted to biting Strickland’s hand until the referee intervened. A slingshot from the apron was countered with a drop toehold, and Strickland locked in the Ode to Jim Breaks submission, bending Hangman’s arm back and stomping it to the mat.

The ringside doctor rushed to check on Hangman’s injured arm. Strickland ascended the top rope, delivering a SHADOWS OVER HELL 450 SPLASH onto the injured arm. He then applied a cross armbar, but Hangman managed to reach the ropes.

Hangman attempted a JML Driver, but it was reversed into a victory roll pin for a near-fall. Strickland retaliated with a discus lariat, but Hangman turned it into the Deadeye. However, Strickland reversed it right back into the cross armbar. Hangman blocked it with hammerfists to Swerve’s hand, executed a German suplex, and climbed back to the top rope with the crowd behind him. But as Hangman rolled away from the Swerve Stomp, his injured arm limited his ability to capitalize.

Hangman attempted a slingshot from the apron, connecting with the Buckshot Lariat, but his arm injury prevented him from making a quick cover. Prince Nana interfered and placed Shane’s foot on the ropes, prompting referee Paul Turner to eject him. Hangman chased Nana up the ramp, but Nana ran interference, and Strickland used his crown to strike Hangman in the head. Remarkably, Hangman Page refused to stay down.

A House Call from Strickland connected, and he drew Hangman up for a second House Call before hoisting him up and delivering the JML DRIVER to secure the victory.

Shane Strickland won the match by pinfall with the JML Driver.

Following the intense match between Shane Strickland and Hangman Page, Prince Nana, Toa Liona, Bishop Kaun, and Brian Cage made their way to the ring to congratulate Shane Strickland on his victory.

The camera also captured NBA legend Shawn Kemp, who was in attendance.

Furthermore, the commentary team for the next match featured the legendary Jim Ross alongside Jon Moxley.

Wheeler Yuta squares vs. Ricky Starks

YUTA initiated the contest with a wristlock, transitioning into a front chancery and then taking Starks down with an armbar. Starks, demonstrating his grappling skills, managed to come up with a wristlock, but Wheeler reversed it back into an armbar takedown. They eventually found themselves in the ropes, where YUTA cheekily pie-faced Starks during the break, leading to a heated exchange of slaps. Wheeler responded with chops and forearms, and the two continued to trade blows in the corner.

Their back-and-forth slugfest included slaps, punches, and chops, with Starks showing signs of fatigue but still managing to execute a Hot Shot on YUTA into the ropes. He followed it up with clobbering punches, a scoop slam, a stomp to the side of the head, and a wristlock. Starks even pulled off a ropewalk Old School move and a back suplex, but it only resulted in a one-count. Undeterred, Starks delivered a chop to the back of YUTA’s neck, but Wheeler laughed it off and maintained his resilience as Ricky pressed the attack.

A whip attempt was reversed, and YUTA countered with a boot to Starks’ face, followed by an enzuigiri and an Olympic Slam, securing a nearfall with a cover. YUTA then applied a double wristlock, sitting on Starks’ head. However, the arrival of “Big” Bill Morrissey at ringside provided an opening for Starks to regain control. Ricky took advantage with a schoolboy pin attempt for a two-count, ducking a lariat and blocking YUTA’s springboard move before executing a tornado DDT, but Wheeler kicked out.

Roshambo was attempted by Starks but denied by YUTA, who countered with an arm drag. Starks retaliated with the Last Ride powerbomb, yet it still couldn’t secure the victory. Ricky resorted to overhead elbows, but YUTA shrugged them off, trapping Starks’ arm. YUTA then rose to his feet and unleashed a barrage of chops and forearms. Off the ropes, Ricky responded with a thunderous lariat, sending YUTA tumbling.

Wheeler found himself on the apron and knocked Starks off onto Big Bill Morrissey. He then attempted a plancha, but Morrissey caught him. YUTA managed to block Morrissey’s chokeslam attempt and sent him into the ring post. Back on the apron, YUTA rolled Starks through, delivering more overhead elbows. He attempted a pinning predicament, but Starks kicked out. The action persisted, with Starks hitting a spear and transitioning into a backbreaker rack, ultimately sealing the match with his finishing move, Roshambo, for the pinfall victory.

“Absolute” Ricky Starks emerged victorious with the pinfall victory following Roshambo.

Bryan Danielson vs. Zack Sabre Jr.

They began by feeling each other out, engaging in grappling exchanges, with Sabre targeting Danielson’s arm. The action included a Cobra Twist, reversals, and submissions, showcasing their mat wrestling skills. They then locked up in a test of strength, their legs grapevined on the mat. A double wristlock ensued, with both wrestlers scrambling away, resulting in a stalemate.

Sabre attempted the Romero Special, rolling back into a full extension, but Danielson escaped. Bryan countered with his own Romero Special, hooking the nose and grabbing the wrists, but it didn’t yield a submission. They continued to exchange submissions, including the Jim Breaks Special and the omoplata.

Throughout the match, they worked on each other’s limbs, with Zack targeting the fingers and Bryan focusing on the knee. They executed dragon screws and other intricate holds. At one point, Bryan forced Sabre into the Tree of Woe and delivered chest kicks in the corner.

They grappled for control, with Danielson attempting an Avalanche Danielson Special into the omoplata, but he couldn’t lock in the full LeBell Lock. They traded strikes, with Bryan delivering chest kicks and a brutal buzzsaw finale.

The match intensified with both wrestlers countering each other’s submission attempts, including the Cattle Mutilation, Ode to Jim Breaks, and heel hooks. They exchanged slaps and kicks, targeting each other’s weaknesses. Sabre applied a short-arm figure four leglock, and Bryan countered with a heel hook.

The contest continued with chest kicks, stomps to the bicep, Penalty Kicks, roundhouse kicks, and a series of devastating strikes. Sabre locked in a cross armbar and then transitioned into a seated armbar, but Danielson fought back and executed the Regalplex, followed by the Busaiku Knee.

Despite the punishment, Zack Sabre Jr. displayed tremendous resilience, refusing to stay down. He crawled toward the corner as Danielson charged in.

In the end, “American Dragon” Bryan Danielson secured the victory by pinfall with the Busaiku Knee. After the match, Danielson extended a handshake, but Sabre refused it and chose to walk away, maintaining his intensity and rivalry with his opponent.

MMA fighter Demetrious Johnson was spotted in the crowd during the event. Omega took the opportunity to announce that Johnson would be facing Kenny Omega in a Street Fighter battle, creating an intriguing crossover between MMA and professional wrestling. Moxley chimed in, expressing his expectation that they would meet on Dynamite for a different reason, hinting at a potential confrontation or collaboration.

Following this announcement, a video package set the stage for the upcoming six-man tag team match. The entrances for the match took place, with the babyface wrestlers making separate entrances. Meanwhile, a captivating Last Supper scene appeared on the big screen, featuring Don Callis in the center alongside other members of his Family. The heel trio made their entrance together, setting the stage for what promised to be an intense and highly anticipated contest.

Will Ospreay, Konosuke Takeshita, & Sammy Guevara vs. Kenny Omega, Kota Ibushi, & Chris Jericho

Ospreay, bearing numerous cupping marks on his back, and Omega initiate the match with high-paced grappling. They swiftly exchange moves, including rope maneuvers, leapfrogs, and kick dodges, resulting in a stalemate. Guevara then tags in, demonstrating his agility with a series of moves. Kenny takes control and tags in Jericho, who delivers chops to Ospreay before promptly tagging Will!

Y2J continues to unleash chops on Will with confidence. Will attempts a counter with a boot, but Chris responds with another chop followed by a back suplex. The ring becomes chaotic as all six wrestlers engage in a brawl. Takeshita and Omega lock horns, and a big flying shoulder block ensues. Ospreay enters the fray, attempting a Finlay Roll into a moonsault, but Will counters with raised knees!

A rolling solebutt and a reversed whip lead to Ospreay catching his opponent in a Cobra Twist. Sammy joins the action with a senton atomico, but IBUSHI INTERRUPTS! Kenny executes one-handed inverted bulldogs, then tags Jericho. They execute shoulder blocks, and Sammy sends Jericho to the apron, following up with an overhead elbow and a one-handed bulldog!

Jericho applies the Cobra Twist, with Omega and Ibushi assisting for added leverage, but referee Aubrey Edwards intervenes to break it up. Kota tags in, and they perform a double whip and double shoulder block, concluding with the Le Sex Gods pose. Ibushi proceeds to deliver devastating kicks to Guevara, follows up with a standing moonsault, but only gets a two-count.

Kenny tags back in, and they execute a double whip, double leapfrog, and a chest kick followed by a Kotaro Krusher. Jericho tags in for stereo dives from the Golden Lovers. They go for a Lionsault, but it’s not enough! Jericho attempts to lock in the Walls of Jericho, but Takeshita surprises him with a German suplex. Konosuke German suplexes Kenny and hits a Chaos Theory on Kota!

Jericho struggles against Takeshita and Ospreay but is dropped by Konosuke’s right hand. Takeshita kicks Will, and a triangle dropkick sends Konosuke to the floor. Kenny sends Ospreay to the floor and executes a TERMINATOR DIVE! Guevara returns to the ring, and Jericho delivers chops. Sammy reverses a whip, executes a standing Spanish Fly, but it’s not enough! Guevara then performs a Shooting Star Press to the floor!

Will breaks up a near fall, pummeling Y2J in the corner. Omega intervenes, and they exchange blows in the center of the ring. They exchange Kawada kicks, and Kenny executes the Dragon suplex. Will counters with a lifting powerbomb on Ibushi, Takeshita lands a knee on Omega, and they both deliver stereo boots to Jericho!

Sammy hits Jericho with a Judas Effect, but CHRIS POWERS UP AT ONE! Jericho responds with chops for all three opponents, and Kota drops Will with a powerful right hand. He shrugs off Sammy’s elbows and drops him with one punch as well. Takeshita steps up, and they engage in a forearm exchange. Dodging and weaving, Konosuke takes Takeshita down with a lariat, and IBUSHI RETURNS THE FAVOR!

Ospreay falls victim to double knees, and the wrestlers clutch each other’s wrists. Sammy dives onto the Golden Lovers with a crossbody. The match descends into chaos as Will performs a corkscrew moonsault to the floor. Sammy manages to roll up Chris, coming very close to victory. Jericho hits Ospreay with a Judas Effect, but Guevara maneuvers him into the corner, jockeying for position. They attempt an avalanche Frankensteiner, but Will distracts referee Aubrey Edwards long enough for Sammy to kick out!

Don Callis Family secures the victory with a pinfall as Sammy Guevara covers Chris Jericho using a lateral press.

AEW Tag Team Championship Match: FTR vs. Aussie Open

Harwood and Fletcher kick off the match with a bit of mat grappling, and Dax gains control with a side headlock. A tag is made to Wheeler, and they engage in some circling and collar-and-elbow tie-ups. Kyle is shot off the ropes and then tossed back into the ring by Harwood. Cash delivers a Manhattan Drop, followed by an uppercut and a big back body drop. Davis is tagged in, and they execute a quick drop toehold sequence before slamming Wheeler.

Dunkzilla, also known as Davis, hits a senton and clears the apron before tossing Dax into the corner. Fletcher tags back in, but Harwood takes control and tags Wheeler back in. They unleash a series of chops, and a double whip leads to a do-si-do into stereo mounted punches in the corner. Aussie Open delivers the Collider, and they take the action to the floor, hitting another Collider!

Back inside the ring, Wheeler finds himself in a tough spot but manages to send Kyle to the floor. Davis tags in to cut Cash off, and they perform a back suplex followed by a powerbomb, resulting in a two-count. Wheeler fights back and manages to knock Dax off the apron. Cash hoists him up in the turnbuckles and executes a back superplex, adding to Wheeler’s woes.

Wheeler continues to struggle, and Aussie Open maintains their momentum. Harwood finally tags in, engaging in a series of charging strikes with Fletcher. Davis enters the ring, but a right hand drops him, followed by chops in the corner. Dax withstands a lariat and delivers one of his own, but Dunkzilla avoids a short-arm lariat. Harwood keeps striking him, but Davis boots him off. This time, the lariat takes Harwood off his feet.

Kyle joins the action with a German suplex, rolls through for a two-count, and then executes another standing switch and back body drop on Mark. Dax gets the third German suplex. Davis tags back in, attempts the Aussie Arrow, but it’s unsuccessful. Harwood counters with a schoolboy for a two-count, and he initially fails to powerbomb Davis but manages to connect on the second try, with Fletcher kicking out.

They attempt the Power-Plex, but it gets broken up. An avalanche Shatter Machine on Cash, followed by an avalanche Shatter Machine on Kyle Fletcher, secures the victory for FTR. They retain the AEW World Tag Team Championship in this hard-fought contest.

Christian Cage (c) vs. Darby Allin (AEW TNT Championship 2/3 Falls Match)

The match begins with some intense grappling between Darby Allin and Christian Cage. Allin manages to secure a wristlock, but Cage quickly escapes and responds by spitting in Allin’s face. Darby then executes an arm drag, transitioning into a kneeling wristlock and then back to his feet. Christian attempts to reverse, but Allin counters the reversal, and Cage tries to roll through. However, Darby cleverly drops down and snaps Cage into a side headlock.

As the action continues, Christian blocks a shot, gains some distance, and uses the ropes to choke Darby. In response, Allin pulls his turtleneck over his head and catches Christian off guard.

In the first fall, Darby Allin secures a pinfall victory with a jackknife pin, taking a 1-0 lead.

Moving into the second fall, Cage adopts a more aggressive and suffocating approach, staying on top of Darby. He resorts to tactics like choking him in the ropes, raking his eyes, and cranking his neck. Allin attempts a comeback and comes close to ending it several times, but Christian eventually throws him to the floor.

Back inside the ring, Allin goes for his signature Coffin Drop, but Christian raises his knees at the last moment, delivering a punishing counter. Cage then pounces Darby off the apron and into the announce desk. He positions the steel stairs and tosses Allin back inside the ring. After a thumb to the eye, Christian scoops up Darby and throws him to the floor at the base of the steps before suplexing him into the steps. Finally, Christian leaves Allin for dead as the referee, Bryce Remsburg, begins to count.

Christian Cage wins the second fall by countout, evening the score at 1-1.

As medics attend to Darby Allin and carefully load him onto a stretcher, Christian Cage shows no mercy. He tears up the padding on the ring, revealing the unforgiving bare wooden boards underneath. With a ruthless intent, Cage ascends to the top rope and executes a devastating Frog Splash directly onto the stretcher with Darby still on it!

Back inside the ring, Bryce Remsburg, the referee, checks on Darby, and to the surprise of many, Allin insists on continuing the match despite the brutal assault.

Christian looks to seal the deal as he attempts to hit his Killswitch finisher on the exposed wooden boards, and he successfully executes it. However, Darby refuses to stay down. In a desperate attempt to end the match, Cage applies a Sharpshooter in the middle of the ring, causing Darby to scream in agony. Miraculously, Allin manages to reach the ropes, keeping his chances alive.

With incredible resilience, Darby Allin fights back and gains the upper hand, gouging Christian’s eyes and executing a Scorpion Death Drop. Allin then climbs to the top rope and delivers a Coffin Drop directly onto the wooden boards, but Christian kicks out! The match continues with both competitors pushing themselves to the limit.

Christian Cage attempts a Sunset Flip Powerbomb into the boards, but Darby falls out of the way. Unfortunately, Bryce Remsburg, the referee, ends up taking the full force of Christian’s Spear, incapacitating him. Taking advantage of the situation, Christian delivers a low blow to Darby and grabs the TNT Championship belt. However, Nick Wayne, seemingly out of nowhere, snatches the title away from Christian.

Nick Wayne enters the ring, standing alongside Darby, and it becomes evident that he’s aligned himself with Allin. Allin directs Nick, who suddenly betrays Darby by viciously clobbering him with the TNT Championship belt, much to the dismay of Darby’s mother.

With Darby Allin left helpless, Christian Cage takes advantage of the situation, pulling Remsburg back into the action. Despite a slow count, it’s enough to secure the victory for Christian Cage in the third and final fall, as he pins Darby Allin with a lateral press. With this win, Christian goes up 2-1 and retains the AEW TNT Championship.

Nick Wayne’s mom watches in shock as her son, Nick, betrays Darby Allin by slapping him and delivering a vicious kick. Together with Christian Cage, they begin to mercilessly stomp on Darby, taking advantage of his vulnerable state. The situation takes an unexpected turn as Sting, the wrestling icon, makes his entrance to the ring. He valiantly attempts to fend off both Wayne and Cage.

However, the odds continue to stack up against Sting as Luchasaurus makes his way to the ring. The chaos escalates as chairs are thrown into the mix, intensifying the brawl.

Suddenly, the lights go out, creating an air of mystery and anticipation.

As the lights come back on, Adam Copeland, known as Edge from WWE, enters the ring to his iconic WWE music. Christian Cage hands a chair to Copeland, who uses it to strike Nick Wayne and Luchasaurus before delivering a devastating spear to Wayne.

Christian Cage makes a hasty exit and locks eyes with Adam Copeland, setting the stage for a potentially intense showdown.

The show concludes with these dramatic events, leaving fans eagerly awaiting the next chapter of this wrestling storyline.

Steve Carrier

Steve is the Founder of RingsideNews. He has been writing about professional wrestling since 1996. He first got into website development at the time and has been focusing on bringing his readers the best professional wrestling news at it's highest quality.

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