Here’s a place to check results and comment along with a new episode of AEW Rampage, airing tonight at a special start time of 7 pm ET on TNT.
The latest edition of AEW’s Friday night show comes our way on tape from the Nashville Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee (spoilers are here, if you’re interested - and if you are and chose to discuss them in the comments, please use the spoiler tag).
The main event of tonight’s card is Trent Beretta vs. Jay White. This is White’s debut match for All Elite Wrestling.
We’ll also see Serena Deeb’s five minute rookie challenge, Adam Cole vs. 10 of the Dark Order, and Dante Martin vs. Powerhouse Hobbs in a qualifying match for the Face of the Revolution Ladder match.
Come right back here at 7 pm ET when Rampage kicks off on TNT. We’ll update the post with everything that happens on the show below the line.
Enjoy the show!
AEW RAMPAGE RESULTS FOR FEB. 18
- Rampage kicks off with Adam Cole vs. Dark Order’s 10
- 10 puts Cole down with a shoulder block and follows up with a nasty German suplex. Cole perseveres and quickly targets 10’s knee, ramming it into the ring post. 10 counters a suplex atempt and turns it into his own delayed vertical suplex for a two count. Cole slides out of the ring and gets another chance to ram 10’s ankle into the ring steps. 10 tries running across the ring but his leg collapses, allowing Cole to nail him with a pump kick. Later in the match, 10 counters Panama Sunrise with a backdrop and then wipes Cole out with a discus lariat for a two count. 10 is still having mobility issues, but he is able to counter the next Panama Sunrise with a compromised spear. 10 locks in the Full Nelson. Cole is desperate to escape. He runs towards the buckle, trapping the referee in the process. That allows him to deliver a low blow without the ref seeing it to break the hold. It’s only a matter of time until Cole lowers the boom for the win. Adam Cole defeats 10. Cole celebrates with Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly afterwards.
- Next up is Dante Martin vs. Powerhouse Hobbs in a Face of the Revolution qualifying match.
- Hobbs charges Martin and crushes him in the corner buckle before the bell even rings. Dante fights back with elbow strikes and a dropkick. Dante is tripped on the ropes by Hobbs. Hobbs suplexes him onto the ropes and and tackles him right off the ring apron. He throws Dante back into the ring from the floor over the second rope. Now he tosses Dante from one corner of the ring to the corner multiple times. Later in the match, Hobbs misses a kneedrop. Martin recovers with some clotheslines and an uppercut. Hobbs rolls out the ring, but he isn’t safe there; Martin nails a spectacular twisting splash. Back in the ring, Dante nails Hobbs with a dropkick from the top rope. Hobbs kicks out of the pin attempt. Shortly after that, he catches Dante in a brutal spinebuster for the pin. Powerhouse Hobbs defeats Dante Martin.
- Jade Cargill is backstage and wants to know who is next to fall victim to her undefeated record. Matt Hardy shows up to set up Cargill vs. The Bunny for next week for the TBS title. Matt shows more erratic behavior before taking his leave.
- Serena Deeb takes on Angelica Risk in The Professor’s Five Minute Challenge. They exchange hammerlocks early on. Deeb turns her back on purpose, giving Risk the opportunity to lock in a hold. It doesn’t matter because Deeb escapes and is toying with her. Serena is staring at the clock and taunting Angelica, deciding not to finish the match just yet. Deeb then nails a powerbomb and applies the Serenity Lock for the tap out victory. Serena Deeb defeats Angelica Risk.
- Mark Henry interviews Jay White and Trent Beretta ahead of their main event match, which is up next.
- White chops Trent and beats him down in the corner. Trent comes back with his own chops and an overhead throw. White snaps Trent’s neck on the top rope. Outside the ring, White alternates ramming Trent’s back into the ring apron and barricade. Trent rushes back with a clothesline to put Jay down. He rolls him into the ring. White grabs the ropes to create some space, and then lures Trent right into a suplex over the top rope. Later in the match, Trent turns things around with a moonsault from the second rope to the outside. Back inside the ring, he nails a tornado DDT for a two count. Trent drives elbows into the side’s of Jay’s head, and then dropkicks him in the face right out of the ring. Trent goes for the spear on the outside but catches White’s knee to his face. White with a front headlock suplex onto a chair. Jay is now trying to put Trent away inside the ring, but Trent tries to get back in it. He puts Jay down with a running knee strike for a close two count. Trent can’t lock in Strong Zero. Both men trade elbow strikes in the middle of the ring. Trent gets the advantage with a lariat and a piledriver. Trent goes for one more big move, but White slips out of Trent’s grip and nails the Blade Runner for the win. Jay White defeats Trent Beretta.
- White and Orange Cassidy stare each other down before White leaves the ring to celebrate.
- That’s the end of the show!