The big stories coming out of Dynamite (Aug. 5, 2020) were Sammy Guevara busting Matt Hardy open, Eric Bischoff returning for the debate between Chris Jericho and Orange Cassidy, and Jon Moxley retaining the World Championship against Darby Allin despite interference from MJF. The fallout includes Hardy desiring the blood of Sammy, Moxley’s message to Allin, Lance Archer with more destruction, a former NXT talent wrestling Tuesday on Dark, and other goodies.
Matt Hardy had hot feelings after Sammy Guevara opened him hardway with a chair. Sammy is on Hardy’s shit list. Hardy is going to make him bleed.
SOCIAL EXCLUSIVE— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) August 6, 2020
"This just got real..I'm not gonna stop until I make you bleed!" - @MATTHARDYBRAND
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This feels like a PPV match for All Out on September 5. There are four more episodes of Dynamite in the meantime. Those two already got wild last week. I shudder to think of how the ante will be upped in coming days. For starters, I hope Sammy does a reenactment to mock that promo from Hardy.
After Jon Moxley successfully defended the World Championship against Darby Allin, Moxley had a message that MJF is a dead man. Mox also shared positive words for his little compadre. Allin can ride with Mox anytime he wants. In Allin’s state of post-match discombobulation, I’m not sure if he heard.
#SocialExclusive— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) August 6, 2020
After #AEWDynamite #AEW World Champion @JonMoxley had some words for his opponent @DarbyAllin
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With the main event set, AEW released the first All Out hype promo.
MJF says that he will be the one to lead AEW for the next 25 years - Watch @The_MJF challenge @JonMoxley for the AEW World Championship at #AEWAllOut!— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) August 6, 2020
Watch All Out LIVE! Saturday, Sept 5th 8/7c order NOW via @BRLive and all other major PPV providers. pic.twitter.com/EysNbhYsrm
Let’s enjoy Lance Archer beating up more chumps. It is worth multiple viewings.
SOCIAL EXCLUSIVE@LanceHoyt and @JakeSnakeDDT say it's all about timing & having patience. Because in one way or another - in the eyes of Lance Archer, everybody dies.— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) August 7, 2020
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I laughed at how Archer smashed Aaron Solow into the lockers and all the little doors opened. It was like a magic trick. I’m all aboard for this little gimmick each week of Archer taking out everyone in his path.
Matt Cardona felt great being in the ring again. He has Cody’s back. I wonder how that could affect any plans for a possible Four Horsemen faction. I wouldn’t think Cardona would be a good fit, but woo, woo, woo is kind of close to woooooooooooooooo.
SOCIAL EXCLUSIVE@TheMattCardona gives his thoughts on his AEW in-ring debut and where he sees himself in the future.— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) August 6, 2020
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I’m curious about Cardona’s next step in AEW. As a newcomer with name value, he should be picking up wins. Would that translate to a title shot on TV in the near future? Perhaps he sticks up for the boys in the back and takes on Lance Archer. Cardona knows what it is like to be tormented backstage when he was Zack Ryder.
In Coach’s Corner, Arn Anderson analyzed the tag win from Cody Rhodes and Matt Cardona. He also addressed the challenge from Scorpio Sky. The video is slightly outdated since the TNT Championship bout was quickly announced during Dynamite.
COACH'S CORNER— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) August 6, 2020
Arn Anderson gives his thoughts on the match that was and what he thought of @ScorpioSky approaching Cody post-match.
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Frankie Kazarian and Christopher Daniels fully support Scorpio Sky’s quest to win singles gold. Kaz also plans to make sure CD becomes a tag champ.
SOCIAL EXCLUSIVE@FrankieKazarian & @facdaniels give their thoughts on what @ScorpioSky said on #AEWDark last night and what the future holds for SCU as a team.— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) August 5, 2020
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The task will be tough for Kaz to complete. CD is in the 50+ demographic. His window to compete is quickly closing. AEW’s tag team division is super stacked. The Lucha Bros and Santana & Ortiz not being ranked illustrates how deep the quality is.
Former NXT talent Rachael Ellering (fka Rachael Evers) will make her AEW debut on Dark this Tuesday. Ellering will be wrestling Penelope Ford, so it looks like she will be used as an enhancement worker for now. Maybe it will be the first upset of this nature in roughly 100 showcase bouts on Dark.
The two competitive matches to look for are SCU vs Butcher & Blade and TH2 vs Natural Nightmares. Butcher & Blade are aiming to keep the momentum rolling after picking up a strong win over Private Party last week on Dark. The other tag match was set up after Angelico used cheating tactics to help Jack Evans defeat QT Marshall in singles action.
We’ll close with more Street Fighter mash-up t-shirts. This time it is the Lucha Bros and Kenny Omega.
How much blood would a woodchuck bleed if a woodchuck wrestled Matt Hardy and Sammy Guevara? Where does Matt Cardona fit in the AEW hierarchy? Do you see a path for Christopher Daniels to win the tag titles?