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This episode comes our way from Peterson Events Center in Pittsburgh. Advertised for tonight: Jon Moxley vs. PAC, Best Friends vs. The Young Bucks, both Tag Tournament semi-finals, Britt Baker in action in her hometown, and more!
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AEW DYNAMITE RESULTS AND LIVE BLOG FOR OCT. 23
Every kiss is a little sickening, I can feel death’s fingers quickening, tightening my passageways. If you can’t count the years, start counting days. Try to remember that she hates you, and though she might elate you she tries to kill the great that’s in you now. She’s hand picked the fate that awaits you now and despite her words, it’s not too late, so I shall liveblog this here pro wrestling show for you folks.
The show opens with a match about to start.
Lucha Brothers (Pentagon, Jr. & Rey Fenix) vs. Private Party (Isiah Kassidy & Marq Quen) (AEW World Tag Team Championship Tournament Semifinals)
Quen and Fenix to start, off the ropes, jockeying for position, backflip evasion, pop-up tijeras sets up a dropkick and Marq is rolling! Rey cuts him off, release German suplex, dropkick clears the apron and Pentagon is fired up! Tag to Jr., got Quen in the ropes, chopping on him but he gets away and tags Kassidy in. Double-teams on Penta, pop-up Frankensteiner but Fenix runs in with a pair of rolling solebutts to stun both men.
Whip reversed, inverted Tiger feint kick, Manhattan drop sets up an enzuigiri, camel clutch double stomp and the Party is popping! Quen tags back in, step-up dive takes Fenix out! 540 enzuigiri, back body drop sets up Silly String! Dragging Penta over, Marq gets the 450 splash... SO CLOSE! Pentagon fired up, Cero Miedo, whip reversed, up and over, tag to Fenix.
Springboard imploding double stomp connects! Lucha Brothers with a kick combo, setting Isiah up on Quen’s shoulder and a dropkick makes him Poison Frankensteiner his own partner! Fenix with a double jump Asai moonsault to take Kassidy out on the floor! Penta hits the half nelson driver... NO! Rey with a shot from the apron, referee Bryce Remsburg admonishes him but Penta remains in control.
Tag to Fenix, double whip, Marq gets a boot up, diving tijeras! Backflips out of a headscissors takeover, tag to Isiah! Springboard Frankensteiner, whip reversed, pull Penta off the apron, slingshot back inside, under the lariat, springboard Frankensteiner! A tope follows, gamengiri from the apron, Asai moonsault, Isiah Kassidy is on fire! SPRINGBOARD CRUCIFIX DRIVER GETS A TWO COUNT!
Tag to Quen, double whip, Fenix nails him with a crescent kick but Kassidy gets a Stunner and a standing shiranui! Off the ropes, tornillo takes Penta out and Marq takes his jacket off! Up top, shooting star press... ISN’T ENOUGH TO KEEP REY FENIX DOWN! Fenix with a fireman’s carry front slam, right hands, Quen makes the save and he gets lifted up for a release Gory Bomb / leg drop combo!
Pentagon tags in, off the ropes, leapfrog, Sling Blade connects! Kassidy in, powerbomb onto the knee! Calling for it, Marq counters the package piledriver, hits a Pele kick, avalanche Frankensteiner... ISIAH GETS FENIX WITH AN ACE CRUSHER! Penta still kick, gets out of the corner, flip piledriver counters the Gin & Juice! Ramming Quen into the ropes, Fenix kicks him in the face... AND PENTAGON BREAKS HIS ARM!
Drawing Marq up, double stomp package piledriver, Fenix with a torpedo tope and Penta leans into the cover...
Lucha Brothers win by pinfall with a double stomp / package piledriver combo on Marq Quen.
We get a video package hyping up Wardlow.
Commentary informs us that Christopher Daniels is mobile and recuperating at home having suffered a pinched nerve after the beating he took last week, and will be back in 6-8 weeks.
SCU make their entrance and we get a video package about the Dark Order.
Dark Order (Evil Uno & Stu Grayson) vs. SCU (Frankie Kazarian & Scorpio Sky) (AEW World Tag Team Championship Tournament Semifinals)
Kazarian and Grayson to start, wristlock, reversals, arm drags, overhead arm drag and Frankie gets an armbar. Stu gets the ropes and my connection goes down. When it comes back, we go to break with the Dark Order in control.
Back from commercial, Grayson is putting boots to Sky, shove into the corner, big chop and a tag to Uno. Piefacing Scorpio, getting his hackles up as he fires back with right hands but Evil takes him down. The Inner Circle are shown walking through the crowd, tickets in hand. Uno gouging the eyes, drawing him up, club to the forehead and a fishhook armbar. Kazarian with the hot tag, in hard with forearms, body slam, springboard leg drop for Stu and a guillotine leg drop for Uno! Floatover swinging neckbreaker gets two and we cut to the Inner Circle taking their box seats. O’Connor roll, northern lights and a bridging pin but the Dark Order kick out! Up top, Grayson rushes right up after him, gets knocked down but Evil kicks the ropes and Frank collapses.
Kicking Sky into Kazarian, cover gets two! Electric chair tossed into a powerbomb but Kazarian kicks out! Double whip countered into a malfunction at the junction, blind tag to Sky, lungblower, slingshot Ace Crusher from both men and stereo Dragon sleepers! Grayson throws Frankie into Scorpio to break it up! Boot up in the corner, Stu walks shoulders to snap a Frankensteiner off!
Enzuigiri, charging after... STU GRAYSON OVER THE POST TOPE CON GIRO! Uno hits a wild Rock Bottom variant... NOPE! Tag to Grayson, up top while Uno gets him into position but Sky rams him to the corner, Kazarian with a diving DDT for Grayson and a pop-up apron DDT for Evil Uno! SCU fired up, Gory Special...
SCU win by pinfall with SCU Later on Stu Grayson.
And so we go to break.
Back from commercial in time for entrances.
Joey Janela vs. Kenny Omega
Good sportsmanship to kick off, collar and elbow, Omega with a waistlock, staying on top of Janela as he tries to reversed, roll through, and the Bad Boy gets an armbar. Reverse to a keylock, springboard arm drag on the break, Joey runs into a back elbow and gets back body dropped to the apron. Forearms over the ropes, shoulder block gets a front kick and Kenny blasts him off the apron with a big boot!
Plancha follows, back inside, chops in the corner, sidestep the backsplash, running uppercuts, Janela getting his back, chops of his own! Whip reversed, boot up, Joey rolls through a slam and sweeps Omega’s legs! Basement dropkick sends Kenny to the floor, the Bad Boy goes high rent... DIVING CROSSBODY TO THE FLOOR! Back inside, slugging it out, whip sends us to break.
Back from commercial, Omega with a Finlay roll and a moonsault but the knees were up! Fireman’s carry, Kenny slipso ut, puts him hard into the turnbuckles, Dragon suplex connects! A second one! Jockeying for position, back elbow, boot up in the corner, duck a lariat, short German suplex into the corner! Diving elbow, no dice, setting Omega up top, chop in the corner, climbing up after him... KENNY COUNTERS WITH A GALLON THROW!
Dragon suplex, V-Trigger... STILL NO! Off the ropes, sidestep the knee, German suplex connects, trading kicks, another V-Trigger, Joey hits a fisherman buster and both men are down and out! Janela to his feet, fired up, off the ropes... LARIATOOOOO! SO VERY CLOSE! Headed up top with Kenny on the apron... NOBODY HOME FOR A SENTON ATOMICO ON THE APRON!
Back inside, Omega off the ropes... V-TRIGGER! Pulling Joey inside, electric chair...
Kenny Omega wins by pinfall with One-Winged Angel.
We get a video package hyping up upcoming dates.
Cody Rhodes makes his entrance and we go to break.
Back from commercial, Tony Schiavone interviews Cody Rhodes while the Inner Circle interrupt with air horns.
Cody has an announcement for us but Chris Jericho interrupts by booing into a microphone. Rhodes says he knows they purchased tickets but this isn’t like the other show and he could easily come up there and fight right here, right now. (Van Halen is kicking ass in America?) Jericho says he knows Cody is a smart man so he shouldn’t be stupid.
He should stay in the ring, coward and entitled millenial little bitch that he is. That line gets Rhodes’ ire up and he takes his jacket off and makes to go over the barricade until Y2J reminds him of That Damn Numbers Game. He tells Cody to get out--
Enter Dustin Rhodes.
Okay, so it’s still 4-2, stay there and be cowards, Jericho says.
Enter Maxwell Jacob Friedman.
Jericho’s still confident...
Diamond Dallas Page is here!
The four of them stride up to the Inner Circle’s box seats but Jericho and company turn tail and run! They lock themselves in a room...
CODY PUNCHES THROUGH THE GLASS OF THE GODDAMN DOOR AND WE GOT A BRAWL! THEY’RE ALL OVER THE CONCOURSE! FIGHTING IN THE DIPPIN’ DOTS KIOSK! SECURITY SEPARATES THE TWO GROUPS! WE’RE OUTTA TIME WE GOTTA TAKE A BREAK!
Back from commercial, Best Friends are in the ring and ready for action.
Best Friends (Chuck Taylor & Trent?) vs. Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson)
Orange Cassiy is in the ring to mock superkick both Bucks, much to their confusion... SUPERKICK PARTY!
This brings Best Friends in and we get a bell. Whips, Nick in the corner, caught by a lariat, scoop into an assisted Ace Crusher! Trent legal, suplex blocked, Jackson clears the apron, duck some lariats, kick combo, slingshot X-Factor and a dive takes Taylor out on the floor! Tag to Matt, double backbreaker into a rolling neckbreaker / backbreaker combo, tijeras dropkick sends Chuck to the floor again!
Mocking Best Friends hug spot, baseball slides to the floor and they get caught! Suplex on the aprn for Nick, Matt gets stacked against the barricade and speared! Electric chair on Nick, doomsday device knee! High five, back inside, ripping Matt’s shirt off and chopping him, whip across but he pops up and DDTs Chuck on the apron! Orange Cassidy running inadvertent interference, Matt passed back inside for a knee for two.
Lariat sends Matt to the floor and we go to break.
Back from commercial, Beretta is going wild with German suplexes! Tag to Taylor, overhead belly-to-belly suplexes for everybody! Matt blocks a second with elbows, eats a roundhouse kick in the corner, standing shiranui for Nick, Liger Bomb for Matt... NOPE! Whip Chuck into the corner, sidestep, belly-to-belly one Buck into the other, Falcon Arrow... NOT ENOUGH!
Up top, Matt joining him, jockeying for position but Trent comes from behind with the German suplex! Forearm, Sole Food into the half & half suplex! HUG! Cassidy up top with the distraction... TORPEDO SENTON! Got him in position, Strong Zero... NICK BREAKS IT UP WITH A SENTON ATOMICO! Tag to Chuck, drawing Matt up, electric chair... JACKSON LANDS ON HIS FEET OFF THE DOOMSDAY KNEE! SUPERKICK PARTY!
Nick hits an over the post tope, Matt gets Taylor up, Finlay Roll...
Young Bucks win by pinfall with More Bang For Your Buck on Chuck Taylor.
Post-match, Matt calls out Ortiz and Santana and accepts their challenge for Full Gear!
We get a video package highlighting Dr. Britt Baker, DMD’s career.
Dr. Britt Baker, DMD vs. Jamie Hayter
Hayter in hot with forearms, Baker turns her around but Jamie nails her with a suplex into the turnbuckles! Action to the floor, Hayter in control, Britt comes back with a Sling Blade and takes things back in the ring to send us to break.
Back from commercial, Hayter has her locked down, Baker fights back, slugging it out forearm for forearm, off the ropes, Jamie gets a bodyscissors sleeper hold but Baker fights out. Jockeying for position, Hayter with a Michinoku Driver for two, off the ropes, sliding knee, thinking about a piledriver, back body drop counter. Up top, straight superplex, Jamie gets a Rock Bottom and a lariat... NOPE!
Off the ropes, Jayter runs into a superkick, Britt hits a Stunner, fisherman’s neckbreaker... NOT ENOUGH! Basement superkick sets it up, Rings of Saturn and she gets her hand in...
Dr. Britt Baker, DMD wins by submission with Lockjaw.
We get the beginnings of an interview backstage-- AND BRANDI RHODES LAYS HER OUT!
On that note, we go to break.
Back from commercial in time for entrances.
PAC BLASTS MOX IN THE BACK OF THE HEAD WITH A CHAIR AND CHOKES HIM WITH HIS OWN JACKET! Whip into the barricade, referees swarming to try and restore order, throwing him into the barricade!
Jon Moxley vs. PAC
Moxley wants to fight, we got a bell, running enzuigiri from PAC! Up top, Jon rolls to the floor... corkscrew tope! Back inside, knee drop, powerdrive elbow, cover for two. Mox gets a flurry of offense but PAC recovers and chokes him in the corner to send us to break.
Back from commercial, PAC is in control, laying chest kicks in on a game Mox who wants more! Buzzsaw roundhouse kocks him loopy, standing shooting star press, only two! Moxley rolls to the apron and pulls himself up, PAC out with him, thinking German suplex, jockeying for position, back elbows get Mox out... HEADLOCK DRIVER ON THE APRON! Back inside, whip across, Jon fired up, lariat gets a pump kick, rolling solebutt, knee strike, another lariat turns the Bastard King inside out!
CRASH LANDING! ONLY TWO! Taking the knee pad down, Mox charges in, Knee Trembler finds nobody home, PAC rolls out, suicide dive! Back inside, five minutes left, pass PAC to the apron, slingshot back in, off the ropes... BOSSMAN SLAM FOR TWO! KNEE TREMBLER CONNECTS THIS TIME BUT CAN’T KEEP PAC DOWN! Cloverleaf applied, Mox changes gears and heads up top only for PAC to cut him off.
Up top, jockeying for position... PAC HITS AN AVALANCHE FALCON ARROW BUT MOX KICKS OUT! Dragging Jon around into position, PAC heads up top, nobody home, schoolboy... SO CLOSE! Mox back body drops him to the floor, off the ropes, low bridge sends Moxley to the floor and PAC punts him in the face! Off the apron... 450 SPLASH TO THE FLOOR! Back inside, up top... NO WATER IN THE POOL FOR BLACK ARROW!
Mox slow to capitalize, one minute remaining, Jon crawling into a pin... NO! HE SNAPS OFF PARADIGM SHIFT BUT HE’S SLOW TO COVER! 10 SECONDS... PAC KICKS OUT WITH TWO SECONDS ON THE CLOCK!
The match goes to a time limit draw.
Moxley is furious, he paces around the ring and argues with referee Paul Turner... AND HITS PARADIGM SHIFT ON HIM, TOO!
Jon paces and mutters “Time limit my ass.”
That’s the show, folks.