AEW Double or Nothing
Las Vegas, Nevada
AEW Double or Nothing Buy-In Highlights:
May 28, 2023
results from wrestleview.com
Some fun moments on the panel and with RJ City backstage
The opening ceremonies of the Owen Hart Memorial Cup
Since we’re kicking the show off with a big 21-man battle royal, we
started getting the entrances to wrap up the Buy-In
A nice little trios match to get folks warmed up for the night of
Jeff Hardy, Matt Hardy & Hook vs. Ethan Page, Austin Gunn &
A win for the Hardys and Hook means that Matt takes control of Ethan
Page’s contract. A chaotic start to this trios match, which sees the
former AEW World Tag Team Champions and All Ego getting an early
advantage over Hook until he tags in Matt Hardy. Matt goes off on
the Gunns and Page until he’s worn down by his foes, but a hot tag
to Jeff Hardy sends him on a frenzy as he unleashes hell on the
A slip on the ropes takes Jeff into a bad position, something Page
takes advantage of until Hook is tagged back in, letting the young
man unleash a flurry of punches on All Ego before hitting a
fisherman suplex. Crossface punches by Hook is countered with some
hard offense by Page, only for Hook to lock in a cross arm breaker
until Colten breaks it up.
Hook ducks a double clothesline as Matt Hardy tags in, setting up
Poetry in Motion from Jeff who climbs up only to be intercepted.
3:10 to Yuma on Matt Hardy, but the pin is broken up by a Swanton
Bomb by Jeff! Tag to Hook now, and Page tags in as well. The Gunns
stop Hook but are intercepted by the Hardys, leaving them and Hook
in the ring with a very lonely Ethan Page who gets locked into the
Redrum and taps out!
Winners via submission: Jeff Hardy, Matt Hardy & Hook
The show begins with a video package hyping up the night ahead of
us, before bringing us to an excited crowd inside T-Mobile Arena as
pyro kicks us off! The competitors in our opening contest surround
the ring, with the AEW International Champion standing inside ready
for the challenge ahead!
21-Man Blackjack Battle Royal for the AEW International Championship
The chaos begins as Kip Sabian tries to eliminate the champ while
several of the competitors enter the ring. There are still many on
the outside, and commentary notes that those men are not officially
in the match as of yet as we see Komander showing off his tightrope
abilities to walk the ropes and dive on Big Bill and Lee Moriarty!
Brian Cage and Swerve Strickland watch on from the stage as the
chaos continues in the ring.
There’s something of an alliance between the luchadors in the ring,
as Bandido keeps Tony Nese up for a delayed vertical suplex while
the other luchadors hold the rest of the field off. Bandido drops
Nese with the suplex, and moments later he ends up being eliminated!
Penta goes after Ariya with a package piledriver on the apron, but
Nese stops him…only for Fenix to hit a tightrope punt that sends
Daivari to the apron and onto the floor!
Cage now enters the ring, but Komander ducks a clothesline…only to
take the brunt of his offense after the fact, setting Penta and
Fenix up for a double German suplex right after! Cage continues with
a monkey flip on Bandido before picking him up, and even catches
Komander in midair to slam both men to the canvas! Cage gets taken
out by a pair of thrust kicks by the Lucha Bros after this, but
they’re attacked by BC Gold before Starks comes after Juice. He gets
held off as they turn their attention to Komander, but the Lucha
Bros and Bandido hold them off with a flurry of offense. as Rhodes
goes after Cage.
Komander gets caught by BC Gold and eliminated by Jay White! Ricky
goes after Juice and nearly gets eliminated for his trouble, as we
see Sabian back on the attack on the champ himself. Best Friends
intercede and end up eliminating Sabian before giving the people
what they want…until Big Bill drops them to the canvas! Moriarty
takes advantage and sends the champ over, but saves himself as Big
Bill ends up eliminating Chuck Taylor!
The Blade goes after Keith Lee, who sends him with ease over the top
rope to eliminate him before Brian Cage goes after the Limitless
one, as Swerve starts making his way to the ring. Lee sends Cage
away to the ropes but is grabbed by Swerve, giving a distraction as
Cage joins in briefly. He’s sent to the corner as Lee and Swerve go
at it, until Swerve hits an enziguri…only for Lee to catch him with
a big powerslam!
Cage with a big kick to the face as the Lucha Bros eliminate the
Butcher. Big Bill stomps Trent before going after Bandido, who gets
eliminated by Bill and Moriarty! Lee brings Trent to the apron and
they trade blows until Trent catches him with a half and half suplex
that sends Lee to the outside on the floor. Orange gets sent to the
apron by Bill, but Trent “takes the bullet” as he shoves Orange
aside, taking a boot to the face that eliminates Trent from the
match! Bill goes to work on the champ in the corner now as Brian
Cage catches Keith Lee from behind to eliminate him!
Cage gets caught with a Cross Rhodes by Dustin, who sends Brian Cage
over the rope…but Swerve saves his ally as he goes after Dustin. Jay
White and Juice get sent over the ropes by Lucha Bros, but Penta
accidentally eliminates Fenix! Penta and Jay stare each other down
before trading blows, with Jay getting the Blade Runner on
Penta…only to take a spear by Starks, who sends him over to
Juice pulls Starks out through the ropes as BC Gold attack him on
the outside, until Starks is able to slide back into the ring…where
Big Bill is waiting for him. Bill brings him up to his feet before
sending Starks over the rope…but Starks saves himself, coming back
into the ring to go after the big man! Starks to build up some
momentum, but is cut off with a big boot from Bill to send him out
and over to eliminate him!
Rhodes and Cage go at it on the apron until Dustin hits a Destroyer
to eliminate Cage…only to take a dropkick from Swerve that sends
Dustin to the floor to eliminate him as well! We’re left with
Swerve, Bill, Penta, and the champ Orange Cassidy as they all trade
offense! Penta ends up getting a backstabber on the champ, before
standing off with Big Bill with a chop and some hard kicks…only to
take a big boot and sent over the top by Bill!
Orange looks awfully lonely against the likes of Swerve and Bill,
but the brief alliance is quickly ended as Bill wants to be the one
to eliminate Orange Cassidy. Bill lifts the champ up over his head,
but gets sent over the top rope by Swerve instead! Cassidy nearly
gets Swerve by surprise but to no avail! The two go at it until
Swerve counters a DDT…only to take a Stundog Milliionaire the champ,
which is responded to by a big kick from Swerve!
The champ heads to the corner to regroup as Swerve gets back to his
feet. Prince Nana trips the champ up, allowing Swerve to hit a big
double stomp on Orange Cassidy. Swerve taunts the crowd and the
champ by forcing Orange’s hands in his own pockets…but this proves
to be his undoing as Orange hits a DDT off the ropes, followed by
another one! Orange is firing up as he hits an Orange Punch that
sends Swerve over the top rope, but Swerve is hanging on. Orange
looks for another Punch but gets caught by Swerve, as Nana tries to
trip the champ again. Swerve kicks Orange onto the apron before
climbing the turnbuckle…but takes a pair of boots to the face,
before Orange kicks the hand off the rope to send Swerve to the
floor and win the match!
Winner and still AEW International Champion: Orange Cassidy
Video Package: The rivalry between Adam Cole and Chris Jericho
culminates in tonight’s Unsanctioned Match, with Sabu as a special
Back at ringside, Chris Jericho makes his way to the ring
accompanied by the Jericho Appreciation Society, followed by the
special guest enforcer Sabu with steel chair in hand, and finally
Adam Cole alongside Roderick Strong. The pair also hold steel chairs
as they rush to the ring, and this unsanctioned match is underway!
Unsanctioned Match (Sabu is special guest enforcer)
Chris Jericho vs. Adam Cole
Jericho and Garcia go after Cole in the ring until Sabu runs in, and
Jericho retreats to the outside to grab a chair of his own before
they duel with the chairs. Jericho ends up losing that fight,
getting knocked down as Cole and Strong deal with 2point0 on the
outside…until Sabu climbs the turnbuckle, launching himself onto the
team through a table that was set up! Hager gets involved but is
equalized by Strong and Sabu, and we finally get Jericho and Cole in
the ring! The two go at each other until Jericho is sent of the
ring, favoring his arm…something that Cole takes advantage of,
slamming it against the steel steps!
Cole stays on the attack as he targets the legs of Jericho next,
looking to make good on his promise to break every limb of the Ocho
as the attack continues. Cole goes for a Panama Sunrise on the
outside but is met with a suplex off the apron to the floor instead!
Jericho attacks Cole now, looking for a powerbomb through another
table set up on the outside…but Cole stops him, only for Jericho to
settle on sending Cole into the steel steps instead.
Jericho’s the one in control now as he brings Cole back in the ring,
laying in a chop in the corner as he taunts his opponent. Cole
starts to fight back, but is taken right back down with a
clothesline as Jericho grabs a chair, putting it against the throat
of Cole. He sets the chair up in the corner now, bringing Cole back
to his feet before looking to send him into the corner…but ends up
getting thrown headfirst into the chair by Cole for his troubles!
Cole lays in some forearms and a pump kick, but Jericho stops him by
taking him to the canvas before taunting the crowd. He goes for a
Lionsault but takes a superkick by Cole in midair instead, as Cole
goes up to the second rope for another Panama Sunrise attempt…but
this gets met with a Walls of Jericho! Cole is struggling, getting
to the ropes…but with this being unsanctioned there are no rope
Cole realizes he needs to do something more…and crawls over enough
to reach for a fire extinguisher under the ring. Jericho pulls Cole
back into the ring, but Cole cools the Ocho off with the
extinguisher spray to finally break the hold! Cole grabs the
extinguisher again, hitting Jericho with it to make the cover…but
only gets a nearfall!
Jericho back to his feet, hitting a couple chops before dropping as
he seems out of it from the extinguisher. Cole hits the ropes, only
to take a Codebreaker from Jericho that gives him a nearfall.
Jericho grabs the extinguisher, giving Cole a taste of his own
medicine before taunting the crowd…and then dropping it right onto
Jericho taunts the crowd again before leaving the ring, grabbing a
kendo stick from under the ring before going back in for more
damage. He points the stick at Cole, but Britt Baker rushes down to
the ring with a kendo stick of her own before unleashing hell on the
Ocho for what he orchestrated a few weeks ago!
Saraya runs down now to go after Baker, but takes kendo stick shots
from the Doctor before she gives chase to Saraya to the back.
Jericho watches on as Cole gets him from behind, sticking the kendo
stick around his throat before Cole drops Jericho for another
nearfall. Cole continues the kendo stick attack before getting back
to his feet, climbing up the turnbuckle as Jericho grabs a steel
chair…and throws it right in his face, sending Cole off the tope
rope and through the table on the outside!
This gives Jericho a chance to recover some, leaving the ring as he
stalks his foe on the outside. He taunts Cole before picking him up,
slamming his head against the apron before he sends Cole back into
the ring. Jericho reaches under the ring again, this time grabbing
some chains with handcuffs attached and gives a sick smile as he
enters the ring again.
He puts one of the cuffs on Cole, but Cole intercepts him before
dropping him to the canvas for a nearfall. Now it’s Cole with the
chain and cuff, putting the other one on Jericho to keep him fairly
close as he hits a superkick before climbing the turnbuckle and
hitting a Panama Sunrise…but Jericho narrowly kicks out!
Cole gets to his feet, looking for the Boom…but Jericho rolls him up
for a nearfall before whipping Cole with the chain! Cole back to his
feet as Jericho goes for the Judas Effect…Cole dodges it but Jericho
has the chain wrapped around Cole’s throat! Cole uses the turnbuckle
to get himself up and over to escape, before hitting a superkick and
the Boom on Jericho! It looks like Cole isn’t done though, as he
wraps his knee with the Chain before hitting another Boom on the
Ocho, mounting up on him for some punches to the head before he
wraps his hand up for more damage.
Cole keeps at it until Jericho can no longer defend himself, leading
the ref to call for the bell!
Winner via ref stoppage: Adam Cole
Video Package: The rivalry between FTR and the Lethal Jarrett
Alliance leads to bad blood with Mark Briscoe going into this AEW
World Tag Team Championship match!
Back at ringside, special guest ref Mark Briscoe heads to the ring.
This is followed by the arrival of the challengers Jeff Jarrett and
Jay Lethal, and the tag champs themselves in FTR before this tag
title bout gets underway!
AEW World Tag Team Championship (w/ Mark Briscoe as special guest
Jeff Jarrett & Jay Lethal vs. AEW World Tag Team Champions FTR
(Dax Harwood and Cash Wheeler)
After some hesitation we start off with Lethal and Dax as they lock
up, and Dax takes Lethal down but we’re left with a standoff between
them. They exchange holds now with Lethal taking control, wrenching
the arm until Dax sends him to the ropes. Lethal hits a shoulder
tackle before rolling him up for a nearfall. Dax catches him with a
rollup for a nearfall of his own before both men end up back on
their feet. Lethal hits a big chop on Dax in the corner, with
another one that’s then met by a chop from Dax. They take to trading
chops now, before Dax is sent to the outside by Lethal as chaos
This ends up with Dax hitting a crossbody on Lethal and Jarrett,
followed by a double atomic drop by the champs…who escape the attack
of the challengers before nearly locking in Sharpshooters before
Lethal and Jarrett escape to the outside! Cash tags in, looking to
get back on the attack on Lethal…but Jay takes him down instead,
taunting Dax before trying to fake a tag to Jarrett that Briscoe
This leads to an argument between them until Cash goes after Lethal,
and the champs are back in control as they end up sending Lethal to
the outside! The champs come out there as well as things get a
little crazy, but Jarrett catches Cash sending him outside before
looking for a steel chair…only for Briscoe to catch him, telling him
not to use it. Jarrett decides to send Cash into the security wall
instead, leading to Dax and Briscoe to check on him before Cash
makes it back into the ring.
Lethal is right there waiting, dropping Cash before tagging in
Jarrett who gets Cash with a Russian leg sweep before driving Cash’s
throat into the ropes. Karen gets involved, giving Lethal an opening
as he tags back in to stay on the attack. He gets some more licks in
on Cash before tagging in Jarrett, who taunts the champ with a strut
after some more offense. Lethal with another tag in now, hitting a
neckbreaker on Cash for a nearfall…and Cash catches Lethal with a
back suplex, followed by a rollup for a nearfall! This comes after
Lethal sends Dax off the apron however, so Cash still has nowhere to
tag out from as the challengers continue the offense on the isolated
Another tag to Jarrett who gets a figure-four leglock in tight,
causing lots of trouble for Cash as he tries to fight out of the
hold. It takes a while but Cash finally does it…evading the hands of
Lethal to get the tag to Dax! Dax unloads on Lethal now, before
hitting a big lariat! Dax hits a big German suplex on Lethal now,
following up with a second before Lethal escapes the waistlock…only
to get dropped with a brainbuster by Dax for a close nearfall!
Jay back to his feet however, hitting a Lethal Combination on Dax
before heading to the tope rope for the elbow drop…but he gets
intercepted by Dax, who drops Jarrett before laying into Lethal some
more! We see Cash and Jarrett fighting on the apron with Cash being
sent off, and Dax drops Jarrett only to take some hard chops from
Lethal sending him to the canvas. Lethal sets up for the elbow drop,
but gets caught again by Dax leading ot a superplex off the top
rope! Dax hangs on, setting up a Doomsday powerbomb from Cash who
rushes with a dive to Jarret on the outside. Dax goes for the cover
but is pulled out of the ring by Dutt, who rushes into the ring to
escape Dax’s wrath…and gets ejected from ringside by Briscoe, who
does the same to Singh before he can get involved!
This all ends with Jarrett sliding into the ring with a guitar,
going to hit Dax with it…but he hits Briscoe instead! Briscoe is
down as FTR hit the Shatter Machine on Lethal. Dax looks for the
cover but there’s no ref to make the count. Aubrey Edwards heads to
the ring but is intercepted by Dutt and a guitar shot by Karen! Back
in the ring, Jay hits a Lethal Injection on FTR! Cash rolls out of
the ring as Karen grabs one of the tag titles, handing it to Jay.
Jeff sets Dax up but is blocked, only for Jeff to grab the tag title
and lay Dax out with it! Jeff gets a cover as Dutt wakes up
Briscoe…but Jarrett STILL gets only a nearfall!
Jeff is beside himself over this, berating Briscoe over this as he
shoves Mark around before slapping him…and Mark slaps him right
back, spinning him right into a Shatter Machine by FTR! Dax makes
the cover, and gets the pin and the win to retain!
Winners via pinfall and still AEW World Tag Team Champions: FTR
Backstage, Marvez talks to Ricky Starks until BC Gold attacks
him…but FTR rush in to make the save!
Video Package: Christian Cage looks to overcome TNT Champion Wardlow
to take the title away from him in a Ladder Match!
Backstage, Saraya and Chris Jericho are irate over what happened
tonight, before Jericho demands a tag match this Wednesday on
Dynamite. A stagehand tells Jericho to calm down but takes a
fireball to the face for his troubles!
Back at ringside, Christian Cage comes to the ring followed by the
TNT Champion Wardlow, and in a moment this ladder match gets
Ladder Match for the TNT Championship
Christian Cage vs. TNT Champion Wardlow
Christian stares down the champion here, berating him before looking
to get one over on the big man…kicking him in the gut by surprise,
but Wardlow wears him down instead. Christian clotheslines to no
avail, and Wardlow powers out of a Killswitch attempt before sending
Cage to the corner with some shoulder attacks. Wardlow heads to the
outside for a ladder, intercepted by the challenger who ends up back
in the ring…only for Cage to dropkick the ladder into Wardlow! Cage
hops off the ropes but takes a ladder to his body instead!
Wardlow decides to bring more damage to the affairs as he grabs a
couple tables from under the ring. Cage gets back to his feet on the
outside but is sent into the steel steps by the champ, before
Wardlow sets him up on the tables on the outside. Wardlow climbs up
top, but Cage gets off the table to stop the attack. He baits
Wardlow in before sending the champ into the barricade, grabbing a
chair before hitting Wardlow with it.
He sends that ladder into the ring and grabs another one, attacking
the champ before propping it up between the apron and the barricade.
Wardlow hops up onto it, but Cage evades danger before dropping the
champ onto the ladder! Cage heads back into the ring, setting the
ladder up until Wardlow rolls in after him, hitting the champ hard
before setting that ring up in the corner instead.
Christian seems distracted by the “turtleneck” chant, and this gives
Wardlow an opening as he sends Cage into the ladder…but Cage
responds in kind, before setting the ladder on the second rope. He
grabs Wardlow’s legs, hitting a monkey flip that sends Wardlow
face-first into the ladder! With the champ down, Cage sets the
ladder up and makes his first climb toward the title…but he’s
intercepted by Wardlow, who sends him down hard to the canvas!
Wardlow looks for a climb of his own but is intercepted by Cage, who
uses the fact he’s lifted into a powerbomb position to his advantage
as he hops onto the ladder and nearly touches the title before
Wardlow brings him down. Wardlow knocks the ladder down before
picking Cage up, spinning him around in the air…and dropping him
bellyfirst onto the ladder!
Cage ends up rolling to the outside as Wardlow starts the climb
again…but Luchasaurus rushes down to the ring, rolling Cage back
into the ring so he can send Wardlow’s head down to the canvas! Cage
props the ladder up in the ladder looking to do more damage, but
gets sent hard into the ladder by the champ instead!
Wardlow sets Christian up on the ladder before he climbs up top and
goes for a senton bomb…but Cage rolls off the ladder, forcing the
champ to take the brunt of the damage! Cage sends Wardlow out of the
ring before setting the ladder up, taking a climb as Arn rushes down
to encourage the champ to get back in it…and it seemed to help,
because Wardlow climbs up the turnbuckle, leaping onto the ladder
and nearly breaking it as he sends Cage off of it!
Wardlow tries to climb that ladder but one of the refs tells him
it’s not safe to climb, leading to Luchasaurus coming in and hitting
a chokeslam twice over on the champ! Arn comes in to stop the big
dino, who goes for a chokeslam on the Enforcer…but Arn clamps down
on the thumb, drawing blood from Luchasaurus in the process!
Luchasaurus chases after the Enforcer, but gets intercepted by the
champ who sends him onto the tables before climbing up the
ladder…and launching himself off, driving Luchasaurus through the
tables on the outside!
The champ looks completely out of it even as he starts to stir, and
Christian Cage can be seen peeking over the apron realizing he has a
big opening here as he slides into the ring. Wardlow still looks
woozy as Christian sets the ladder up, making the climb as Arn heads
into the ring to intervene, tipping the ladder enough for Cage to be
caught by Wardlow entering the ring, who hits a big powerbomb before
climbing the ladder to grab his title!
Winner and still TNT Champion: Wardlow
Video Package: Things have been heating up between the Outcasts and
the AEW Originals, leading into this Women’s World Championship bout
between Toni Storm and the champion Jamie Hayter!
Back at ringside, Toni Storm makes her way to the ring for this AEW
Women’s World Championship match. Jamie Hayter’s music hits, but
there is no sign of the champion at first. The music hits again, and
we see Hayter stumbling out as Saraya and Ruby Soho go on the
attack, looking to take advantage of her previous injury.
They continue the attack as they bring the champ to the ring, and
eventually the ref calls for the bell so this match can get
AEW Women’s World Championship
Toni Storm vs. AEW Women’s World Champion Jamie Hayter
Storm gets a quick cover on the champ but only gets a nearfall, as
Saraya looks to remove the top turnbuckle cover. Britt Baker rushes
to the ring to stop her but Ruby goes to work on it now. Jamie stops
Toni but we see a nearfall, and moments later Jamie takes a
spraypaint to thef ace by Soho and a hip attack by Toni for a
nearfall of her own! Now it’s Shida running to the ring, dealing
with Soho on the outside as Hayter drops Toni on the exposed
turnbuckle, hitting a Hayteraid…but her injured arm stops her from
making a proper cover and she only gets a nearfall!
She takes the tape off her arm but takes a Storm Zero from Toni
instead, and Toni gets the cover for the pin and the win!
Winner via pinfall and new AEW Women’s World Champion: Toni Storm
After a quick rundown of the Open House rules, we come back to
ringside as the World Trios Champions make their way to the ring for
our next title match. Out next are our challengers for Double or
Nothing…and it’s The Acclaimed and Daddy Ass! Max Caster comes in
hot with his rap, but it’s worth noting that there is no special
stipulation being named by the challengers as they enter the ring
before this match gets underway!
Open House Match for the AEW World Trios Championship
The Acclaimed & Daddy Ass vs. AEW World Trios Champions House of
Black (Malakai Black, Buddy Matthews, and Brody King)
We start off with Malakai Black and Anthony Bowens, the two men
circling each other before locking up. Bowens backs off and they
circle again, locking up before exchanging holds. Malakai gets the
upper hand, but Bowens catches him before they break it up. Once
again circling now, and Bowens gets taken down with a shoulder
tackle. Malakai leaps over Bowens before taking a seat in the ring,
but Bowens takes a seat himself to taunt the champion. They get back
to their feet and Malakai kicks him before tagging in Matthews, who
wrenches the arm of Bowens now.
Buddy firmly in control as Bowens struggles to get out, finally
breaking it up after a rollup for a nearfall…and an elbow to the
face of Matthews, followed by a leg lariat! Tag made as the
Acclaimed double-team Buddy, and Max brings him back in the ring for
a nearfall. Buddy catches him by surprise before tagging Malakai
back in, getting one over on Max before tagging in Brody King! Max
sends Malakai away but takes a double-team assault for Brody to
collect a nearfall in the process.
Things get turned around by Caster as he tags Bowens in,
double-teaming Malakai before looking for the Scissor Me Timbers…but
he gets caught in a kneebar as Buddy and King clear out Max and
Billy from the apron! They get to fighting on the outside as Bowens
struggles to escape the kneebar, realizing there are no rope breaks
as he tries to build a vertical base for himself. Getting to his
feet, he kicks away at Malakai to finally break the hold but he’s
still hurt, which causes problems as he drops Black onto his knee
Bowens has no one to tag in as Malakai attacks the knee again,
locking in a fresh new kneebar before tagging in Buddy…who hits a
Meteora on the knee of Bowens before attacking Gunn on the apron!
Gunn is admonished by the ref as the attack resumes on Bowens, with
Buddy tagging in Malakai once more.
Buddy breaks the hold as he leaves the ring, allowing Black to go
right after that knee again as Bowens uses the ropes to escape the
hold. Bowens fights back with some elbows and chops, finally hitting
a thrust kick to the champ as Bowens crawls toward his partners in
the corner. Malakai intercepts, pulling him away as Buddy tags back
Buddy continues the attack on the seemingly injured knee before
sending him to the corner…but Bowens fights back, dropping Buddy off
the apron! Bowens heads to the corner but is pulled away again, this
time Brody getting the tag in as he really goes to work on Bowens
with a chop that sends him down hard.
Brody takes Bowens to the corner and hits another chop, but Bowens
fights back before Brody cuts him off from the tag once again,
driving his back into the corner! Caster and Gunn try to intervene
but are cut off by Brody, who hits a cannonball in the corner on
Bowens, but only gets a nearfall before it gets broken up!
Chaos ensues as everyone gets involved, and Bowens fights back by
sending King into Matthews before sending Brody over the ropes to
the outside. Bowens goes for a tag, gets intercepted by Black who
gets sent away by Bowens…but this time Brody narrowly pulls Gunn
away from getting the tag! Brody gets sent away as Bowens fights off
Matthews…and finally gets the tag to Gunn!
Daddy Ass is a house on fire as he drops Malakai and Buddy with some
hard offense! Tilt-a-whirl on Buddy before dropping Malakai, and
giving a Famouser on Brody! Buddy with a rope enziguri on Gunn, who
drops him with a Famouser…only for Malakai to hit The End on him for
the pin and the win!
Winners via pinfall and still AEW World Trios Champions: The House
We move on pretty quickly here at ringside, as Taya Valkyrie makes
her way to the ring for our next contest as she looks to overcome
Jade Cargill for the TBS Championship. Big Boss Vet comes out to
bring in the champ herself, making a big entrance as Jade Cargill
makes her way to the ring next…and this match is underway!
Taya Valkyrie vs. TBS Champion Jade Cargill
Taya goes on the attack early on, looking for the Road to Valhalla
but Jade turns it around looking for Jaded herself. This ends with
the ladies trading strikes before Taya hits an overhand chop. Taya
hits the ropes, taking the champ down with a shoulder tackle
followed by a snapmare and a sliding lariat…but Jade rolls to the
outside. Taya takes to the ropes, climbing up top before she ends up
taking down Sterling. Jade uses this to her advantage, hitting a
pump kick on the challenger before sending Taya back into the ring.
Taya sends the champ to the corner, setting her up on the ropes
before hitting a sliding German suplex on the champ before landing
on the outside. Taya looks to get back in the ring but gets
intercepted by Grey, giving Jade an opening she can exploit as she
comes to the outside and hits a snap suplex onto the floor!
Back in the ring now as Jade sends Taya to the corner, hitting a
spinebuster right after but only gets a nearfall from it. Jade sends
the challenger over the rope to the outside, continuing the attack
before dropping Taya onto the barricade! The action finally comes
back to the ring again, the champ in control as she drives a knee
into the back of Taya followed by a boot right into the spine! Taya
slowly fights out of it, dropping the champ before hitting a lariat
for a nearfall.
The champ starts turning things around now however, sending Taya
down four times with a lariat while holding her wrist…but Taya
fights back, only to get caught in a sleeper hold by the champ! Taya
hits a Blue Thunder Bomb to counter out, but only gets a nearfall
for her troubles here. Champ gets to the outside, looking for a
cross body but takes a pair of knees to the chest instead! Both
ladies are back on their feet trading blows, and Taya catches a drop
toe hold before locking in a modified STF!
Taya drags the champ back to center of ring before hitting a
curbstomp, narrowly getting a nearfall here. Grey distracts Taya and
Jade gets the rollup and a two count…but Taya turns it around
hitting Road to Valhalla! Cover…and only a two count before the
champ kicks out! Taya hoists Jade up but Jade fights out of it,
hitting Jaded on Taya for the pin and the win!
Winner via pinfall and still TBS Champion: Jade Cargill
Mark Sterling gets the microphone after, hyping up Jade’s dominance
after going 60-0. Jade is ready to defend anytime, anywhere…the
problem is, there is no one left! Kris Statlander has something to
say about that, her music playing as she makes her triumphant return
to AEW! Kris enters the ring, and this impromptu title match is
Kris Statlander vs. TBS Champion Jade Cargill
The bell rings and the two go toe-to-toe until Kris catches the
champ by surprise, hitting Sunday Night Fever and getting the pin
and the win!
Winner and new TBS Champion: Kris Statlander
Jade escapes the ring as Kris celebrates, the now-former champion
regrouping on the stage with Sterling and Grey before heading to the
back as Kris continues to soak in the celebration.
Video Package: The Four Pillars of AEW are ready to square off for
the AEW World Championship!
Back at ringside we have “Jungle Boy” Jack Perry arrive to the ring
for the first half of our double main event. Out next is Sammy
Guevara, with Tay Conty beside him as they announce the impending
arrival of a new baby on the way to a big crowd pop! Up next is a
fun cinematic entrance from Darby Allin featuring a fine, fine Elvis
impersonator…and then, the champ arrives in style with something of
an orchestra playing him in.
The champ shows up on the stage seated in a throne, wearing his
Devil’s mask as his normal music kicks in, MJF walking down the ramp
past a crew of ladies before entering the ring, and this match gets
Four Pillars Four-Way Match for the AEW World Championship
Darby Allin vs. “Jungle Boy” Jack Perry vs. Sammy Guevara vs. AEW
World Champion MJF
The other three pillars look focused on the champ at the start of
things, but MJF rolls out of the ring to take a breather. He shouts
that they’re on his time as Perry and Sammy meet him on the outside,
forcing him back in the ring as they confront the champ…and then lay
into him in the corner! The other three men take turns beating up on
the champ, revenge for weeks of trouble as Sammy sends the champ out
of the ring.
Darby and Perry go after Sammy, and all three end up being equal on
the offense with a standoff that’s interrupted by the champion. They
send MJF away before going back at each other, with Perry getting
the upper hand as he sends them out of the ring…but MJF cuts Jungle
Boy off! Perry gets sent out of the ring as MJF hits the ropes,
ending with a strut and showing off on the crowd…but Darby makes him
pay for it, sending him out of the ring with a dive! Perry hits a
dive of his own, first on Darby and then on MJF…and finally, on both
men as they get back to their feet!
Sammy climbs up top, hitting a shooting star press just as the other
three men get to their feet! This ends up with all four men down on
the outside, until Sammy makes it back to his feet first, bringing
Perry back in the ring before setting him and even Darby up for some
trouble…but Perry catches Sammy with a German suplex, sending Sammy
and Darby flying into MJF as he approaches!
Perry finally able to get out of the tree of woe, hitting a big
lariat on MJF in the process before connecting with a poison rana on
Sammy for the nearfall. Darby’s back on his feet now, going corner
to corner with attacks on MJF and Perry before hitting MJF down hard
before connecting with a headlock takeover for a nearfall of his
own! Sammy sends Darby away before attacking Perry on the
outside…and catches a diving Darby with a cutter to the floor! Back
in the ring is Sammy, hitting a Spanish Fly on the champ and a dive
to the outside…and then a frog splash on MJF for a nearfall!
MJF slowly gets to his feet but is set up on the turnbuckle by
Guevara…only to bite at the head of Sammy, attacking Darby and Perry
before getting a nearfall on Sammy. MJF hits a headlock takeover on
Darby, followed by a nasty looking driver for another nearfall!
MJF taunts Darby, spitting on him before berating him and the
challengers until Sammy and Perry stop him. Sammy drops MJF, Perry
drops Sammy, and Darby drops Perry, leaving all four men laying
inside the ring. Darby uses the ropes to pull himself up before
hitting a Scorpion Deathdrop on the champ, but takes a Codebreaker
from Sammy, who gets dropped by Perry before MJF hits a Cross Rhodes
on him for a nearfall!
MJF’s had enough here as he goes outside for the microphone, telling
Sammy to do the right thing and get himself some needed money for
his kid by laying down for the champ. Sammy takes the mic saying
he’ll do the very thing, much to MJF’s delight…until Sammy catches
him in a small package for a nearfall! Sammy looks for GTH but MJF
reverses…only for Sammy to lock in the Walls of Jericho! MJF grabs
the ropes but there are no rope breaks!
Darby catches Perry coming into the ring, locking in a Scorpion
Deathlock! Chaos ensues after this, leading to a four-way submission
lock leaving them tied up in the middle of the ring! MJF is finally
able to get out of the hold first as things finally settle down, but
Darby catches MJF with a Destroyer…only to take one from Sammy, who
takes one from Perry!
Perry gets to his feet using the turnbuckle, before leaping off the
backs of Sammy and Darby to hit a Destroyer on MJF…but only gets a
nearfall for his efforts! Perry catches Sammy with a sitout tiger
powerbomb for a nearfall, but ends up on the outside as Darby
attacks him and MJF, sending them both over the barricade into the
Darby finally makes it back to his feet as he brings the men back to
ringside. He climbs up the turnbuckle but is intercepted by Sammy,
who hits a Spanish Fly sending both men onto a now-standing Perry
and MJF! All four men are down on the outside, but slowly begin to
stir as they end up back in the ring…and they are all struggling to
get back to their feet here.
They get to their knees before trading blows, slowly rising to their
feet as the strikes get even harder. Jungle Boy takes one that
nearly drops him, but he’s back to his feet…and MJF responds with an
eyepoke for each of his opponents, which gets him a dropkick from
them in the process! They work together again to punish the champ
some more, as Sammy sends MJF to the outside only to get rolled up
by Darby, who gets rolled up by Perry before things turn to chaos
with nearfalls for each of them! After all that, it’s an Implant DDT
sending Perry to the outside before Darby catches him with a
Darby climbs up top for a Coffin Drop but gets intercepted by MJF,
getting dropped hard onto the ropes before MJF hits a massive
powerbomb shades of Chris Candido off the top rope to the canvas!
Both men are still down before MJF slowly makes a pin, but it’s
broken up by Sammy and then intercepted by Perry, who goes for a
quick cover on each man to try and take a pinfall win here. Perry
focuses his attention on Sammy now, taking him to the corner as
Sammy tries to fight back…and hits a cutter on Perry to the canvas!
Perry rolls to the outside from the damage, leaving Sammy alone as
the last man standing before he goes after the champ…who hits a low
blow on Sammy Guevara! MJF pulls out his ring but takes a skateboard
to the back of the head by Darby, who hits a Coffin Drop and a
headlock takeover before making the cover…but Perry stops it!
Darby and Perry are standing now and they trade strikes, before they
both end up falling to the canvas. MJF slides into the ring with the
title in his hand, looking to nail someone in the head. Perry’s up
first and MJF goes for it, but Sammy runs in sending MJF over the
top to the outside…leaving Perry standing in the ring with the
Perry stares at Darby, contemplating whether to use the title…but
decides against it, which ends up costing him here as Darby reverses
the rollup for a nearfall. Sammy runs in now, hitting GTH on Perry
only to get dropped off the turnbuckle by Darby. Darby goes for the
Coffin Drop, unaware that MJF has placed the title on Perry’s
chest…causing a bit of damage to Darby, as MJF rolls Perry away,
hitting a headlock takeover on Darby for the pin and the win to
retain the title!
Winner via pinfall and still AEW World Champion: MJF
MJF celebrates on the outside with the title, demanding to know when
he’s getting some competition before escaping to the back.
Video Package: Things have been so heated between The Elite and
Blackpool Combat Club that it all comes down to this…Anarchy in the
Arena at Double or Nothing!
Back at ringside, Justin Roberts lets us know what’s about to go
down as we gear up for Anarchy in the Arena! Out first are The Elite
for the second half of our main event! Out next is Violent Idols,
the band playing out the Blackpool Combat Club as they come through
the crowd to head to the ring…but the Elite are about to intercept
up in the crowd as this match gets underway!
Anarchy in the Arena
The Elite (Kenny Omega, The Young Bucks & “Hangman” Adam Page)
vs. Blackpool Combat Club (Bryan Danielson, Jon Moxley, Claudio
Castagnoli & Wheeler Yuta)
In a nod to last year’s playing of “Wild Thing” the band continues
to play into the beginning of this match, the camera cuts coming in
hot and fast between sections of the arena as BCC and the Elite
continue to go at it! We settle on Bryan Danielson being slid down
the railing before going to ringside to see Moxley up on the
announce table, leaping onto Omega before sending him onto the
Claudio hits Omega with a steel chair to the back before Mox locks
in a figure-four leglock, and inside the ring we see Bryan Danielson
and Hangman Page going at it…before Page hits Danielson with a
massive lariat before revealing his eye is all healed up. Page pulls
out a screwdriver but gets taken down by Yuta as BCC goes after Page
in the ring. The Bucks and Omega make it into the ring and chaos
ensues in the ring itself now, and Omega hits a chair to the back of
Mox before the Elite mount up with punches on BCC in the corners!
They drop down from the turnbuckle before hitting a quadruple
superkick on the BCC, who get sent to the outside…leading to a
four-way dive! The Bucks go after Claudio and Danielson on the ramp,
fighting dangerously close tot he band playing as the lead singer
reveals a BCC shirt…leading to a double superkick by the Bucks to
seemingly put an end to the musical performance!
Bakc in the ring, it’s all Omega and Mox as Omega uses a piece of
the announce table to go on the attack until Mox comes back at him.
The two trade chops and other strikes now, and Omega dodges a
clothesline to hit a neckbreaker as back on the ramp we see a
locomotion suplex from Matt Jackson to Wheeler Yuta until Claudio
intercepts, only for Nick Jackson to clock Claudio with a senton!
Matt sends Yuta to Page who drops him onto the apron!
Page enters the ring, joining Omega in laying out Mox with chops
until Mox gets the upperhand, before taking Omega to the outside up
to the ramp. Claudio sends Matt Jackson to the crowd and up the
stairs. Back in the ring is Danielson and Page, as Bryan starts
choking Page out with his wrist tape. We see Mox sending Kenny into
the giant chip in a callback to the very first Double or Nothing,
before revealing one covered in barbed wire.
Up in concession we see Matt and Claudio still going at it, but Mox
hits a back body drop on Omega, sending him onto the barbed wire.
Back at ringside, Yuta and Bryan attack Page and Nick Jackson…and
Mox has a fork he uses on Omega! Claudio meanwhile has Matt Jackson
trapped in a Big Swing right into a trashbin! Their fight goes on to
the outside as we go back to ringside, where Mox is choking out
Omega as Yuta attacks Nick…but Omega sends Mox back first into that
Yuta back in the ring now against Adam Page as Bryan goes after Nick
Jackson, and Yuta sends page into the corner as we see what appears
to be glass stuck in Mox’s back, and Yuta slams a chair right into
the back of Page as Mox chases after Omega with the fork. Bryan lays
into Nick Jackson before he and Mox target Page, with Yuta looking
Yuta now brings Page to his feet as we see Claudio and Matt fighting
outside the arena now, ending up in the bed of a pickup truck as Mox
attacks Nick at ringside. Yuta gets a nearfall inside the ring as
Claudio drops Matt Jackson with a piledriver onto the pickup bed!
Yuta and Mox turn their attention to Omega as Bryan sends Nick
Jackson onto a nearby steel chair on the outside. Mox sets Page up
on the apron before going for a piledriver, but Page counters into
Dead Eye…only to get dropped with a leafblower shot by Yuta!
Bryan tries to use the trashcan lid but gets blocked, only for
Claudio to take Omega down instead! Nick’s back in the ring, hitting
a flurry of offense on the BCC before taking a King Kong Lariat by
Mox! Gotch style piledriver by Mox, but Nick kicks out at two! Mox
goes after Omega for a moment but focuses on Nick with a single leg
crab, only for Omega to break the hold slightly with three kicks!
Claudio sends Omega to the outside as Mox has a Boston crab locke
din tight with Yuta locking in a choke hold on Nick! Matt Jackson
finally manages to make his return to ringside to try and save Nick,
hitting a superkick WITH EXPLOSIONS right to the face of Mox! Mox
rolls away as Nick hits a normal superkick by contrast on Yuta
before Nick sets Yuta up for Page to hit a Buckshot Lariat…but only
gets a nearfall!
Bryan and Claudio are back in the ring, going after Matt Jackson
until Omega intervenes, but that doesn’t last long as Claudio goes
after him. BCC continue the attack on Matt Jackson as Mox lifts him
up for an atomic drop right onto a pile of thumbtacks…and since they
removed his shoe earlier, that leaves his bare foot falling right on
Omega runs in for the save, as Nick ends up rolling out of the ring
before Claudio goes for a Ricola Bomb but Omega slips out…but he
doesn’t avoid the Busaiku Knee from Danielson! Things end up with
BCC getting hammer and elbow strikes on the Elite until Matt Jackson
slides back into the ring…but he gets thumbtacks shoved in his
mouth! Claudio with a European uppercut, and Yuta with a bridging
German suplex…but Page breaks the pin!
Omega and Page rise to their feet, standing side by side as they
fight off the BCC, leaving them with Bryan…who takes Dead Eye by
Hangman Page, followed by the One-Winged Angel by Omega…only for
Yuta to break the pinfall just in the nick of time!
Yuta stands tall now against Omega and Page, but they end up taking
shades of Young Bucks until Page hits a moonsault to Claudio on the
outside! Callis distracts Omega who gets pulled out of the ring, and
Page misses the Buckshot Lariat only for Omega to make the save!
Callis steps into the ring, but before Omega can do anything about
it he and Page get attacked by someone in disguise…revealing himself
to be Takeshita!
Omega gets knocked down by Yuta after this, who gets a tight pin
combination in for the pin and the win in our main event!
Winners via pinfall: Blackpool Combat Club
BCC beat up Omega some more with a belt before standing tall in the
ring, celebrating their win. They take their celebration to
ringside, leaving us with an absolutely broken Omega laying in the
ring as the show comes to a close.