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AEW Dynamite results, live blog (July 1, 2020): Fyter Fest night one

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Here's a place to check results and comment along with a new episode of AEW Dynamite, airing live in its regular Wednesday night at 8PM Eastern time slot on TNT.

Check out our Wednesday morning preview post to get caught up on what led up to, and what we're looking forward to on, tonight’s show.

This episode comes our way from Jacksonville, Florida. Advertised for tonight: Cody defends the TNT title against Jake Hager, Kenny Omega & Hangman Page put their tag belts on the line when they face Best Friends, Penelope Ford challenges Women’s champ Hikaru Shida, tag action with Private Party vs. Santana & Ortiz & MJF and Wardlow vs. Jurassic Express, and more!

Come right back here at 8 p.m. ET when the Dynamite live blog kicks off once the show starts on TNT. It will be below this line here. (REMINDER: NO GIFS OR PICS ARE ALLOWED IN THE COMMENTS SECTION. OFFENDERS WILL BE BANNED.)

Enjoy the show!


It’s snowing outside, the rumbling sound of engines roar in the night. The mission is near, the confident men are waiting to drop from the sky. The blizzard goes on but still they must fly. No one should go where eagles dare, but me, I’m just here to liveblog this pro wrestling show, folks.

The show opens with a hype reel for tonight’s matches.

Commentary welcomes us to the show and Chris Jericho joins the booth.

MJF and Wardlow make their entrance and Max gets on the mic to cut a promo running Jurassic Express down.

Jurassic Express (“Jungle Boy” Jack Perry & Luchasaurus) vs. Maxwell Jacob Friedman & Wardlow

Friedman and Perry to start, brawling, Jungle Boy lays him out with a lariat and the action heads to the apron. Poison Frankensteiner blocked with a dropkick from Wardlow and Mr. Mayhem puts Jack into the post! Back inside, straight suplex, Max struts and taunts Luchasaurus while Wardlow chokes Perry in the corner.

Tag made, heels continuing to work Jungle Boy over at length, finally Luchasaurus makes the tag and clears house! Pump kicks and lariats, chops, whip reversed but he drops Wardlow with a lariat! Dropping MJF to set up a discus knee strike, duck a lariat from Mr. Mayhem, superkick, roundhouse kick, legsweep! Trading forearms, Wardlow gets a release suplex but Luchasaurus returns a reverse Death Valley Driver with a fury!

Tags made, Perry running hot with suicide dives to wipe Friedman out, and the third is a tope con giro! Back inside, Wardlow cuts him off and goes for a chokeslam into the crowd only for Jack to land on his feet and nail him with a kick! BRILLO LUCHASAURUS! Back inside, they stack MJF, tandem Codebreaker... WARDLOW BREAKS IT UP!

He snaps a Frankensteiner off on the dinosaur, reverses one from Jungle Boy but gets re-reversed to a Poison Frankensteiner! The match breaks down into the “everybody do something cool” section, Max cheats only to get powerbombed, stereo big man kip-ups into stereo lariats, JACK PERRY FLIP PILEDRIVER! Step-up into a dive, shove Wardlow into the ropes, Marko Stunt runs in, off the top, caught, military press... WARDLOW THROWS HIM INTO PERRY!

Friedman with a schoolboy on Luchasaurus... NOPE! Tag made, Mr. Mayhem up top... SENTON ATOMICO FOR TWO! Max secrets the ring onto his finger, the dinosaur ducks the shot, MJF gets made at Wardlow but Jungle Boy pulls him out and puts him into the barricade! Kick combo from the dinosaur, springboard tornado DDT from Perry!

Chokeslam, Mr. Mayhem roars, buzzsaw kick...

Jurassic Express win by pinfall with a standing moonsault from Luchasaurus on Wardlow.

Babyfaces celebrate and we go to break.

Back from commercial, Lance Archer attacks Joey Janela and referees and Sonny Kiss have to break it up.

Hikaru Shida (c) vs. Penelope Ford (AEW World Women’s Championship)

A shoving match breaks out before the bell and referee Aubrey Edwards throws Kip Sabian out! He takes Shida’s kendo stick with him.

Bell rings, Shida with a hard knee, suplex lift, Ford floats over and Hikaru puts her into the turnbuckles! Duck the knee, cover for two, Shida ducks a roundhouse after, whip across, Penelope slides to the floor and the champ follows after her. Ford smashes her face into the apron, whip into the barricade, but Shida comes back and sets her up on the apron for a running knee lift!

Whip across, back body drop sets Penelope up in the turnbuckles but she slips out and lands a kick from the apron! Smashing Hikaru’s face into the turnbuckles over and over, German suplex... NOPE! Raining forearms down on the champ, and we go to break.

Back from commercial, Ford is still in control, slugging it out strike for strike, Shida lands an enzuigiri but comes off the ropes and runs right into a pump kick! Handspring Stunner reversed into a sleeper hold! Sleeper swing into a backbreaker hold! Another backbreaker, Shida follows it up with the Falcon Arrow but Ford reverses to a pin for two!

Corner knee, Hikaru keeps her momentum up, she goes up top, Ford evades a missile dropkick and hits a Stunner... SO CLOSE! Ford goes and grabs the title, keeping referee Aubrey Edwards distracted while Kip Sabian runs in with the kendo stick, but the champ fends him off and whacks him with it! Penelope back in, another Stunner... NOT ENOUGH!

Bad Girl setting her up, she climbs up top and perches... NOBODY HOME ON THE MOONSAULT! RUNNING KNEE TO THE BACK OF THE HEAD! ANOTHER KNEE! Shida draws her up... FALCON ARROW CAN’T KEEP FORD DOWN! Hikaru refocuses...

Hikaru Shida wins by pinfall with a knee strike to retain the AEW World Women’s Championship.

Taz breaks Jon Moxley’s Paradigm Shift down to send us to break, with an emphasis on how Brian Cage’s traps are so thick that it’s not going to be as effective as usual.

Cody Rhodes (c) vs. Jake Hager (AEW TNT Championship)

Collar and elbow, Hager using his strength to back Rhodes into the corner, and he breaks clean. Jake catches a kick and knocks Cody down, champion comes back with a side headlock, shot off, Hager takes him into the corner and chokes him, breaking dirty with a body blow! Jockeying for position, challenger taking the lead, Rhodes gets a sunset flip, reversed into an ankle lock!

Cody reverses to an ankle lock of his own but gets kicked away! To the floor, champ with a double axehandle, back inside, thinking diving crossbody but he gets caught. Drop toehold into a calf splicer, shifting gears, leg pick into a spinning toehold into the figure four leglock in the middle of the ring!

Jake forces a break, to the floor again, choking Arn Anderson, go-behind, German suplex takes Rhodes out! And so we go to break.

Back from commercial, Hager is still in control, raining punches down in the ring.Action to the floor, Rhodes starts putting some momentum together with Double A’s help, back inside but Jake gets a sleeper hold! Cody goes for the Hart/Piper reversal but Jake hangs on and forces him to do a Stunner to break!

Cody Cutter connects, no dice, the weight belt comes off, throwing hands, drop down slap, whip reversed, up and over, snap scoop powerslam! Only two! Vader Bomb gets Hager a nearfall in return, another one, Cody gets the boots up, hits an inverted DDT... NOPE! Up top, Hager cuts him off, belly-to-belly superplex... NOT ENOUGH!

Ankle lock applied, Cody reaching, desperate, he gets a hand on the ropes but Jake’s wife slaps him! Back to the hold, referee distracted, Dustin Rhodes runs down and nails Hager to even the odds! Inverted facelock, Cross Rhodes blocked, huge Rock Bottom into the arm triangle but Rhodes shifts...

Cody Rhodes wins by pinfall, reversing the arm triangle into a pin to retain the AEW TNT Championship.

Post-match, Hager knocks the referee (who is not one of AEW’s regular referees) out!

We get a Darby Allin video package wherein he’s training by skateboarding, ziplining, and so on to send us to break.

Back from commercial, Orange Cassidy makes his entrance and takes a seat on a folding chair at the commentary booth while Chris Jericho goes apoplectic.

Private Party (Isiah Kassidy & Marq Quen) vs. Proud-N-Powerful (Ortiz & Santana)

Kassidy and Santana to start, circling, jawing, the Inner Circle man offers him a free shot and Isiah slaps the taste out of his mouth! Off the ropes, Santana to the floor, slingshot dropkick takes him out and Quen knocks Ortiz to meet him with a dropkick to set up the Poetry in Motion to the floor! Back inside, tag to Marq, standing moonsault for one!

Moonsault off the second for two, tag back to Santana. Manhattan Drop into an enzuigiri, another nearfall! Mounted punches, trading strikes, PNP take the lead and isolate Kassidy. German suplex, Stroke into a grounded octopus hold! Ortiz is dominating him as we go to break.

Back from commercial, the men have swapped but the heels are still in control. Gory Special on Quen, chops off the tag, Cobra Twist applied to follow it up. Marq tags out, Kassidy in hot, forearms for Santana, lighting him up, but he ducks the big wind-up punch! Back elbow from the ropes, Isiah with a quebrada, nobody home so he rolls through and hits a tornillo on the Inner Circle men!

Back inside, up top, a diving senton connects but it’s not enough to put Ortiz away! Setting him up top, tag made, he gets Quen hung up in the ropes, Santana with a Stunner for Kassidy, Angel hits a diving powerbomb and Santana follows it up with a Gallon Throw and a cannonball senton! Double-team overrotated back suplex... ISIAH BREAKS THE PIN UP!

Kassidy gets whipped into the barricade, Inner Circle men with the tag, Matt Hardy on the apron to take the madball away! Marq with a schoolboy in the chaos for two, back press for two more, Santana with a kick combo, thinking Street Sweeper but Quen is able to block. Spinning back-to-back backbreaker sets it up...

Private Party win by pinfall with Gin & Juice on Santana.

Post-match, Matt Hardy raises his pals’ arms and celebrates with them.

Chris Jericho throws stuff at Isiah Kassidy and then throws his water in Orange Cassidy’s face.

He jaws at him before rushing after him and we get a pull-apart to send us to break!

Back from commercial, the tag team champions are interviewed backstage.

They talk about how they love Best Friends and they deserve the title shot, but the titles aren’t changing hands.

Commentary announces that Jon Moxley vs. Brian Cage has been moved back to the 7/15 episode of Dynamite.

Brian Cage and Taz make their entrance and Taz cuts a promo about the title match getting delayed.

They’re not upset about it, they’re easy like Sunday morning, and he actually had a nice healthy conversation with Tony Khan this morning. They spoke about his concern for the health of all their employees, and Mox has tested negative twice and if he decided to come to work next week, he’d get tested here, because AEW doesn’t run a sloppy shop.

He talks about how Mox knows he’s gonna lose and asks the question “Who betta?”

And so we go to break.

Back from commercial, Trent?’s mom drops Best Friends off for their title match and insists on getting a kiss from her boy.

“Hangman” Adam Page & Kenny Omega (c) vs. Best Friends (Chuck Taylor & Trent?) (AEW World Tag Team Championship)

Taylor and Omega to start, collar and elbow, drop down, duck the axehandle, duck the knee, whip into the corner, arm drags from Chuck, stalemate. Tags made, collar and elbow, Hangman with a side headlock, shot off, shoulder block, trading forearms, Beretta snaps off a Saito Suplex! Best Friends in control, double whip into double shoulder blocks and Taylor puts boots to Page.

Straight suplex for one, Trent back in and Adam manages to get a tag. Omega with a backbreaker for a nearfall, quick tags, working Beretta over, Kotaro Krusher into a standing shooting star for two! Overhead elbow, FTR make their way to ringside and set up beach chairs at commentary and we go to break.

Back from commercial, Page whips Trent into a Flair Flip, keeping the pressure up, but Beretta explodes out of the corner with a lariat! Tag to Taylor, duck a lariat, dump Hangman to the floor... TOPE CON GIRO! Battering Adam against the barricade only for Omega to come in with a pump kick and Beretta dives on him! Beretta throwing Kenny head-first into the barricade, Chuck takes Page back inside, Falcon Arrow... NOPE! Tag made, looking for the Sole Food / half nelson suplex combo but he fights out of hit and hits a fallaway slam on Trent! Plancha takes Taylor out on the floor, jockeying for position over a lariat but Hangman drops Beretta!

Tag to Omega, off the top with a missile dropkick, fisherman buster follows it up... STILL NO! Finlay Roll into the diving moonsault but Beretta gets the knees up! Busaiku Knee lays Kenny out and he tags Chuck in! Piledriver... PAGE MAKES THE SAVE! Omega in the corner, boots up, elbow up, knee connects! Kenny with a Dragon suplex, Trent tags in and gets one of his own as well!

Omega hits another one on Taylor, Best Friends stacked up in the corner, tag to Hangman. Charging lariat, back elbow, rolling elbow, pop-up German suplex on Chuck! Assisted powerbomb into a V-Trigger to the back of the head, cover... TRENT KICKS OUT! Beretta ducks Buckshot, he’s got him up... STRONG ZERO! KENNY MAKES THE SAVE!

V-Trigger into the electric chair, Chuck slips out... AWFUL WAFFLE! Best Friends hug, Okada snap zoom, Page breaks it up with a boot! Trent lights him up with chops and forearms but Adam puts a pair of rolling elbows into him. Powerbomb blocked, thinking Dudebuster, countered, sits down into a victory roll but still Page kicks out!

Hangman hooks him... DEADEYE CAN’T KEEP TRENT DOWN! Page to the apron, taking the elbow pad off... BUCKSHOT! IT’S OVER!

“Hangman” Adam Page & Kenny Omega win by pinfall with Buckshot from Page on Trent? to retain the AEW World Tag Team Championship.

Post-match, FTR come to the ring with beers to share with the champs. Page takes his eagerly, Kenny is a little more skeptical but he takes it all the same. Omega is real ginger about it before dumping it out on the floor. FTR get in his face, and the Young Bucks arrive to defuse the situation.

Hangman ends up standing with FTR as they all bicker.

That’s the show, folks.

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