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AEW Dynamite results, live blog (July 13, 2022): Fyter Fest Night 1

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Here’s a place to check results and comment along with a new episode of AEW Dynamite, airing tonight at 8 pm ET on TBS.

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 week’s show kicks off Fyter Fest, and comes our way from Enmarket Arena in Savannah, Georgia. We’re getting two championship matches, as The Young Bucks put the Tag titles on the line in a Triple Threat against Swerve in our Glory and Powerhouse Hobbs & Ricky Starks, and new TNT champ Wardlow defends against Orange Cassidy! Plus, Jon Moxley gives Konosuke Takeshita the chance to earn a shot at the interim World title, Chris Jericho speaks while his guy Jake Hager takes on Blackpool Combat Club’s Claudio Castagnoli, Serena Deeb warms up for her ROH Women’s title shot in a showdown with Anna Jay, Christian Cage will probably say more ruthless $#!+ with Luchasaurus standing behind him... and more!

Come right back here at 8 pm ET when the Dynamite live blog kicks off once the show starts on TBS. It will be below this line here.

Enjoy the show!


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Orange Cassidy vs. Wardlow (c) (AEW TNT Championship)

Facing off, Cassidy puts his hands in his pockets, Wardlow rushes in and pulls them out, then ripping the pockets out of his pants! Orange puts the straps back up on Mr. Mayhem’s singlet and flexes! Wardlow with a lariat, he blocks the satellite DDT, some boots ot the gut, Cassidy ducks a powerbomb!

Off the ropes, satellite headscissors but Mr. Mayhem lands on his feet! Trent Beretta pops up on the apron and runs interference and Chuck Taylor slides a chainsaw into the ring?! Referee Bryce Remsburg ejects Best Friends AND their chainsaw! Low bridge, action to the floor, Cassidy runs away and Wardlow pulls Danhausen out from under the ringhausen!

Danhausen goes to curse him but backs off, but the opening is still created... ORANGE PUNCH! Back inside, another one but Wardlow blocks and belly-to-belly suplexes Orange out of the damn ring and sends us to break!

Back from commercial, Cassidy ducks a lariat, smashes Wardlow’s face into the corner, diving crossbody caught, Orange slips out and hits a chop block! Another chop block, big DDT, off the ropes, a satellite DDT puts the exclamation point out of it... WARDLOW KICKS OUT BEFORE ONE!

F-10 connects... CASSIDY KICKS OUT! Powerbomb lift, Orange with right hands to try and fight out of it but Mr. Mayhem won’t break his grip! Reversed with a Frankensteiner, Wardlow to the floor and Cassidy hits the suicide dive! Putting Wardlow into the post once, twice, back inside, diving DDT caught!

Reversal reversed, Stundog Millionaire, another Orange Punch... BEACH BREAK! WARDLOW KICKS OUT?! Back in, Orange Punch countered...

Wardlow wins by pinfall with a powerbomb to retain the AEW TNT Championship.

Post-match, Wardlow offers Cassidy a fistbump and he accepts it.

We get a recap of PAC’s successful defense of the AEW All-Atlantic Championship against Shota Umino in RevPro.

Chris Jericho makes his entrance and gets on the mic.

He says he stands before us as Chris Jericho the living legend and Eddie Kingston’s superior. He says Eddie’s said every drop of blood in their upcoming match is for his friends, but being friends with Eddie Kingston is a worse curse than anything Danhausen can ever conjure up.

Ortiz? He got his head shaved and lost his dignity. Santana? Taken out at Blood & Guts. Bryan Danielson? Taken out at Anarchy in the Arena. And then there’s Ruby Soho, with a mangled hand and a crushed career.

And why barbed wire? He knows Eddie’s a mark for Terry Funk and Atsushi Onita and Sabu, but how many barbed wire matches has he been in? Chris says he won the first barbed wire match in Canada when he was 22 and even though the pain was unbearable, deep inside he felt pleasure.

But next week he’s not facing Chris Jericho, he’s facing the Painmaker, who is undefeated in AEW. This match is it, there will be no more excuses after next week, and deep down inside Eddie knows he’ll never be at Jericho’s level. If you want blood, Eddie Kingston, you got it.

Every drop of blood he sheds is one of his sins? He’ll make a flood of Kingston’s blood so huge that Noah would be jealous, and Eddie’s not a liar, he’s a loser.

And so we go to break.

Back from commercial, Eddie Kingston cuts a promo.

He tells Jericho to bring the Painmaker, bring the most violent person he can imagine, it doesn’t matter, he’s gonna pay with every ounce of his blood. He’s gonna hurt him and enjoy it.

Jon Moxley vs. Konosuke Takeshita

Test of strength feint, collar and elbow, Moxley with a hammerlock, Takeshita reverses to a headlock, reversed, shot off, shoulder blocks on shoulder blocks, testing each other until Jon pops him with a slap and a chop and a side headlock takeover! Konosuke lands a leg lariat, a chop, Mox takes the challenge and they trade chops!

Jon with a piledriver for two, he shifts to a kneeling rear chinlock but Takeshita makes the ropes! Trading strikes on the apron, Takeshita hits a German suplex and Moxley collapses to the floor! Trading elbows, Konosuke throws him back in the ring but Jon cuts him off with a big boot to send us to break!

Back from commercial, Moxley plants him with a German suplex and we see that Takeshita’s been busted open! Off the ropes, Konosuke with a leaping lariat, jockeying for position, Takeshita hits the brainbuster... SO CLOSE! Frog splash... KNEES UP! Mox gets the reverse chinlock, falls back, changing gears looking for the cross armbar and he gets it!

Konosuke kicking to try and free himself and he gets the ropes! To the floor, Takeshita with a tope con giro! Back inside, another frog splash... MOXLEY KICKS OUT! Double lariats, both men clubbing each other hard, sleeper reversed... BLUE THUNDER DRIVER! Both men down and out, falling into a double pin... NOPE!

Paradigm Shift connects, overhead elbows, underhooks for Death Rider, Takeshita slips out, rolling elbow into a German suplex... JON MOXLEY WILL NOT STAY DOWN! Another Death Rider, more elbows, bulldog choke... IT’S OVER!

Jon Moxley wins by submission with the bulldog choke.

A House of Black vignette follows.

Christian Cage and Luchasaurus come to the stage with Varsity Blonds in the ring.

Christian cuts a promo about how Brian Pillman would be appalled to know his final contribution to this business was this dork son of his. Something was bothering him about Griff Garrison and he couldn’t put his finger on it until he realized he looks like Jungle Boy.

Griff Garrison vs. Luchasaurus

Big dino man is dominant and squashes Garrison but Cage demands he chokeslam him a second time before putting the Snare Trap on with a trapezius claw...

Luchasaurus wins by submission with Tar Pit.

Post-match, Luchasaurus chokeslams Griff into Pillman, Jr. and through the timekeeper’s table!

2.0 and Daniel Garcia are interviewed backstage.

They’re sick of cages and have questions and they want the rest of Eddie’s pals in a cage too. Garcia says he gets why they want him in a shark cage, he’s nasty and dangerous and Wheeler YUTA’s been doing his best Daniel Garcia cosplay for the last six months and he’s gonna take the ROH Pure Championship from him at Death Before Dishonor.

And so we go to break.

Back from commercial, “Hangman” Adam Page is interviewed backstage.

He’s a little disappointed he didn’t get the title shot out of Royal Rampage, but—

Beaver Boys roll up.

John Silver says they’re pissed off on Page’s behalf and they challenge those spooky dorks in House of Black to a match on Rampage.

Jim Ross makes his entrance and joins commentary.

Claudio Castagnoli vs. Jake Hager

Castagnoli right in with a wicked uppercut, Neutralizer blocked, looking for the Giant Swing but Hager gets the ropes! Big boot blasts Jake off the apron, to the floor and Hager drops Claudio with a lariat! Back inside, Vader Bomb countered, Hager grabs the ankle lock, kicked into the ropes, Castagnoli shrugs... TIGER FEINT KICK GETS A TWO COUNT!

Whip reversed, Hager with a charging lariat, corner lariats, Claudio turns him around for uppercuts, more lariats from Jake, duck one, big uppercut, off the ropes, basement dropkick into a bulldog for two! Smashing Hager’s face into the turnbuckles over and over again, crossface strike, headed up top but Jake cuts him off!

Hossing Castagnoli up, big twisting spinebuster, body blows in the corner. A big biel, Vader Bomb, cover for two and we go to break!

Back from commercial, Hager gets a nearfall, short-arm lariat, clubbing away at each other! Action to the floor, Castagnoli with an uppercut against the barricade, throwing Jake back inside, headed up top, diving crossbody... SO CLOSE! Double leg, giant swing, into the Sharpshooter!

Hager crawling desperately, waving for help, and 2.0 come running down! Claudio breaks the hold to fend them off and Jake catches him with a huge Bossman Slam! Cover for two, ankle lock applied, Castagnoli fights him off with upkicks. High angle back suplex, Claudio back to the Sharpshooter but again Angelo Parker and Matt Menard run interference!

Off the ropes... SWISS DEATH! Cross the arms...

Claudio Castagnoli wins by pinfall with the Ricola Bomb.

Backstage, HOOK is interviewed.

Asked about his undefeated record, he says nothing and walks off to send us to break.

Back from commercial I have a copy/paste error and lose my live read of the segment but suffice it to say we got a backstage interview with ThunderStorm and Team DMD where they sniped back and forth.

Anna Jay vs. Serena Deeb

Circling, collar and elbow, Deeb with a hammerlock, a leg pick, a Gedo Clutch, only one. Headlock takeover, kip-up, back to the headlock. Off the ropes, shoulder block, hip tosses blocked, arm drag, reverse STO from Jay! Off the ropes, slide under, sunset flip, Can Opener but Anna reverses to a pin for two.

Queenslayer, Serena gets to the ropes and hangs her on them to break the hold. Fisherman neckbreaker for two and we go to break.

Back from commercial, Jay with a flurry of forearms and an uppercut, duck a lariat, flying forearm sends her into the corner! Backsplash, northern lights suplex, cover for two! Queenslayer blocked, Deeb with a European Clutch, no dice! Duck a lariat, block the hip toss, rolling through a backslide clutch multiple times, trap the arms, back body drop reverses!

Sunset flip, only two, rolling around, reverse Lotus Lock neck crank situation, reversed for a nearfall! Low crescent kick, whip to the corner, sidestep, Deeb with a dragon screw in the ropes! Anna reverses, Queenslayer in the middle of the ring but Serena posts around and gets to her feet!

Arm drag, stepover armlock...

Serena Deeb wins by submission with the Serenity Lock.

Post-match, Mercedes Martinez runs in and makes the save!

Jade Cargill and her baddies are interviewed backstage. She and Kiera Hogan berate Leila Gray and Stokely Hathaway tells her to trust him and they’re gonna be watching Athena and Kris Statlander.

Commentary hypes up our next couple shows and Jay Lethal interrupts to cut a promo about how he’s gonna take the ROH World Television Championship off of Samoa Joe.

And so we go to break.

Back from commercial, Tay Conti visits Anna Jay in the trainer’s room and tells her she needs to start making better choices for her career.

“Absolute” Ricky Starks & “Powerhouse” Will Hobbs vs. Swerve in Our Glory (“Limitless” Keith Lee & Shane “Swerve” Strickland) vs. Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) (c) (AEW World Tag Team Championship)

Lee and Matt to start, Jackson with a side headlock, Keith shrugs him off and he tags out! Tag to Strickland as well, Shane with a single leg, misses the stomp, Nick with a knucklelock, step-up arm drag but Swerve cartwheels out of it! Duck a lariat, pass to the apron, boot up, evade a dive, stereo dropkick into stereo kip-ups and they trade slaps before returning to the ring!

Off the ropes, drop down, arm drag into an armbar and Jackson is in control! Starks tags in, he and Nick both go for a rope-walk arm drag at the same time and get crotched on the top rope! Matt with the rolling northern lights suplexes, catching Swerve with one too when he runs in!

Lee tags in, Jackson charges right in, Hobbs joins the fun and the big men do a vertical suplex on him! Jawing at each other, Nick and Ricky make the save but Keith throws them both around! Grizzly Magnum on Matt, diving uppercut from Shane, Team Taz come in and take control on Strickland.

Hobbs sets him up in the corner, huge club, whip into a dropkick from Starks and they’re fired up as we go to break!

Back from commercial, Keith Lee holding court, throwing dudes into dudes, the Bucks to the floor, Lee off the ropes but Hobbs and Starks trip him up! Jackson takes them out with a kick, Nick with a tope con giro but Keith catches him and powerbombs him into his brother!

Back inside, Nick dodges the Spirit Bomb, Hobbs tags in on him, right hand, face to face, shoving match breaks out, shoulder blocks, duck a lariat, both men go for crossbodies and come out empty! Front chancery from Powerhouse on Nick, tag to Ricky, electric chair, rope-walk Ace Crusher... SO CLOSE!

The match breaks down, superkicks everywhere, Nick bails and throws the tag title belt to Matt, he kisses it but Starks takes him out with a superkick before he can use it! Strickland takes him out with a boot in turn, title in hand, referee went down somewhere in there, Swerve looks at Lee and throws the title down, turning around into a low blow from Matt!

Matt Jackson with belt shots for everybody, referee Rick Knox back inside, cover... SHANE STRICKLAND KICKS OUT! Bucks get him up, BTE Trigger connects... RICKY STARKS BREAKS IT UP! Nick out on the apron, thinking Meltzer Driver... KEITH LEE CATCHES HIM AND HE AND SWERVE TAKE HIM OUT!

Swerve Stomp / Spirit Bomb combination... HOBBS AND STARKS BREAK IT UP! Will with spinebusters for both guys, for Nick Jackson, for Matt Jackson, he’s fired up! Swerve and Starks into it, nearfall, ducking lariats, Ricky hits the spear and Nick breaks it up! Matt kicks at Lee, he blocks it and takes his shoe, Brandon Cutler running interference, back body drop sends Hobbs to the floor!

Starks with a right hand, Lee gives him a headbutt in return, Swerve does a double jump moonsault to the floor off of Keith’s chest! Back inside, pounce sends Ricky flying, Lee off the ropes... LIMITLESS TOPE CON GIRO! SWERVE OFF THE TOP... IT’S OVER!

Swerve in Our Glory win by pinfall with the Swerve Stomp from Shane Strickland on Ricky Starks to win the AEW World Tag Team Championship.

That’s the show, folks.

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