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AEW Dynamite results, live blog (July 20, 2022): Barbed Wire Everywhere Match

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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 continues this year’s Fyter Fest, and comes our way from Gas South Arena in Duluth, Georgia. The war between Eddie Kingston & Chris Jericho comes to a head with a Barbed Wire Everywhere Death Match, with the Jericho Appreciation Society hanging in a Shark Week-themed cage above the ring! We’ll also get Darby Allin vs. Brody King, Blackpool Combat Club’s Jon Moxley & Wheeler Yuta against Best Friends, Christian Cage & Luchasaurus taking on Varsity Blondes, trios action featuring Athena, Kris Statlander & Willow Nightingale vs. Jade Cargill, Leila Gray & Kiera Hogan, a celebration for new Tag champs Swerve in our Glory, Ricky Starks takes on Cole “Two Dimes” Karter... 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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The show opens with the intro video.

Brody King vs. Darby Allin

Action almost immediately to the floor, King goozles Allin against the ringpost but Darby slips away and throws him into the ring. Back inside, big lariat from Brody, and he proceeds to dominate the match for the next while, just slinging Allin around.

Throwing him out of the ring, into the barricade, leaving Darby laying as we go to break.

Back from commercial, Allin uses his belt to trip King up and get him to the floor. Mounting a comeback, back inside, charging, Brody cuts him off and hangs him in the tree of woe for vicious double chops. Back on the rally, Yoshi Tonic... NOPE! A seated inverted double chickenwing of sorts (Zack Sabre, Jr. used to do it but damn if I can remember what he called it) but King slings him off and into the turnbuckles!

Back and forth on the apron, Brody blocks the Diamond Dust and grabs a hanging sleeper, dropping Darby to the floor! King happy to take the countout, referee Paul Turner gets to nine and Allin slides back in! Brody scoops him up...

Brody King wins by pinfall with a sitout Ganso Bomb.

Post-match, Brody continues attacking Darby and Sting comes down for the save! He gets in the ring and beats King down, getting him in position for the Scorpion Death Drop but the lights go down!

When they come back up, Malakai Black is in the ring to stare Sting down! Brody grabs a sleeper on the Icon and Black spits the mist in his face! King keeps the sleeper on and Sting fades to unconsciousness!

A horn sounds.

Miro is here!

He stares the House of Black down and we go to break.

Back from commercial, Tony Schiavone interviews Cole Karter.

Ricky Starks and Will Hobbs interrupt before the kid can get a word out and Starks says they’re the future and he’s been the FTW Champion for over a year for very good reasons and that’s not changing. Cole says Ricky’s future’s gonna look a lot like his past and he’s gonna win the title.

Best Friends (Chuck Taylor & Trent Beretta) vs. Blackpool Combat Club (Jon Moxley & Wheeler YUTA)

Moxley and Beretta to start, bit of mat grappling, YUTA tags in and Taylor tags in to face his boy. Mat grappling, Chuck showing his wrestling acumen, Trent gets hot and tags in and lights Wheeler up with strikes! YUTA giving as good as he gets, trading forearms on their feet, enzuigiri gets a Saito suplex!

YUTA on the floor, Trent distracts referee Bryce Remsburg and Taylor throws Wheeler into the barricade a few times unil Mox chases him around the ring and throws a chair at him to send us to break!

Back from commercial, YUTA and Taylor both out on the mat, tags made! Moxley in hot with lariats, snapmare into the overhead elbows, Chuck comes in to break it up but Jon throws him out of the ring and over the timekeeper’s table! Back inside, Beretta with a back elbow and a springboard but Mox catches him with an Ace Crusher... SO CLOSE!

Wrists clutched, stomps to the neck, tag to Wheeler! Fireman’s carry, Chuck breaks it up, Moxley gets him up instead, Taylor reverses... AWFUL WAFFLE OUT OF THE CORNER! STUMP PILEDRIVER ON YUTA! TRENT HITS ANOTHER PILEDRIVER BUT WHEELER YUTA WILL NOT STAY DOWN!

Looking for Strong Zero, Wheeler slips away, German suplex, rocking Trent with a forearm, he returns a rolling elbow and gets a Beach Break... MOXLEY WITH THE KNEE TREMBLER TO BREAK IT UP! TAYLOR TAKES HIM OUT WITH A NECKBREAKER DROP! YUTA with forearms and chops, Chuck tags in, guillotine choke applied!

Moxley cuts Trent off and puts a figure four leglock on him on the floor! Taylor reverses the guillotine into a suplex into the turnbuckles, Awful Waffle reversed...

Blackpool Combat Club win by pinfall with a seatbelt pin from Wheeler YUTA on Chuck Taylor.

Post-match, Daniel Garcia is shown watching backstage.

We get a hype video for Claudio Castagnoli vs. Jonathan Gresham at ROH Death Before Dishonor this weekend.

Chompy, the mascot for Shark Week, joins commentary to talk up next week’s show.

Swerve in Our Glory make their entrance and Tony Schiavone interviews them in the ring.

Shane Strickland lets the “OH BASK IN HIS GLORY” chants go for a minute before trying to get a “WHOSE HOUSE? SWERVE’S HOUSE” chant going and pointing out that he’s got his man Kevin Gates in the crowd to show some love, and Keith Lee asks him when he’s dropping the deluxe.

Lee expresses his eternal thanks to Swerve and the opportunity to win the tag titles and to all of us. Keith takes his hoodie off because he’s hot and Swerve chants for him to take it off, and he revealse the same “AND NEW” shirt that Strickland is wearing. Lee says if it’s up to him, they don’t look down, so if you want a title shot, you better reach.

Enter Tony Nese and “Smart” Mark Sterling.

Sterling says they got lucky with their win and Keith is just lucky Shane didn’t stab him in the back, and pushes the petition to get Strickland taken off the roster. He’s here to get Kevin Gates to sign the petition, but he refuses and steps up to Mark. Gates drops Nese with a right hand!

Swerve grabs the celebration cake (there was a celebration cake on the ramp) and smashes it into Sterling’s face!

And so we go to break.

Back from commercial, Tony Schiavone interviews Beaver Boys and Butcher and the Blade.

John Silver says he’s the MEAT MAN and Butcher is his favorite wrestler, and presents him with a shirt that says BUTCH. They have a matching shirt for the Blade, he doesn’t like that, and they beat the Dark Order boys down until “Hangman” Adam Page makees the save!

Christian Cage & Luchasaurus vs. Varsity Blonds (Brian Pillman, Jr. & Griff Garrison)

Pillman charges in and Luchasaurus cuts him down with a headbutt! He wants Garrison and gets him, Griff throws a couple rolling elbows but the dino man is too much for him and slams him into his teammate! Tag to Christian...

Christian Cage & Luchasaurus win by pinfall with a lateral press from Cage.

Post-match, Jungle Boy is back!

He strolls to the ring with a chair, Luchasaurus steps aside, Christian runs away, and Jack gives chase!

Gunn Club are interviewed backstage, and the short-haired Gunn challenges Max Caster to a rap battle on Rampage.

Jim Ross makes his entrance to join the commentary desk.

Cole Karter vs. “Absolute” Ricky Starks (c) (FTW Championship)

Starks throwing punches and chops, putting Karter into the corner, whip across, another, a big lariat takes Cole off his feet! Whip reversed, boot up in the corner, Karter off the top with a diving crossbody! Lariat to the apron, a right hand sends Ricky to the floor, and we go to break.

Back from commercial, Karter on a roll, big boot, ripcord knee strike, cover for two! Starks gets him up for Roshambo, Cole slips out, ducks the spear, TKO connects! Karter heads up top, 450 splash... NOBODY HOME! Ricky connects...

Ricky Starks wins by pinfall with the spear to retain the FTW Championship.

Post-match, Ricky gets on the mic and says he’s got more in the tank and he feels like it’s the right time to keep it going, he wants to do another open challenge!


He would like to accept that right now.

Starks gets cold feet and says he needs to take care of his neck and accepts the challenge for next week!

Tony Schiavone interviews Athena, Kris Statlander, and Willow Nightingale backstage.

Kris says it figures that Stokely Hathaway would take her out of the match and Athena says this is a good opportunity to refocus on what’s important, like Kris challenging for the AEW World Women’s Championship and her winning the AEW TBS Championship.

And so we go to break.

Back from commercial, triple champs FTR make their entrance for an in-ring interview with Tony Schiavone.

Cash Wheeler says 2022 has been a pretty decent year and no match has been bigger for them than going to war with the Briscoes at Supercard of Honor, but Death Before Dishonor is going to be even bigger. Dax Harwood tells a story about his daughter having a hole in her heart that healed up.

If that little eight year old girl will fight that hard, her daddy’s got no choice but to fight that hard to create a legacy she can be proud of. At Death Before Dishonor, he’s gonna fight like an eight year old girl and beat the Briscoes’ ass.

Backstage, Jay Lethal, Sonjay Dutt, and Satnam Singh are interviewed.

Dutt loses his mind talking about how much he doesn’t care about Christopher Daniels and how Jay is gonna become the new ROH World TV Champion. Lethal says he’d have done it already if Samoa Joe would show up to work, and that brings Daniels out to challenge him to a match on Rampage and tell him to keep Joe’s name out of his mouth.

Lethal accepts the challenge.

Stokely Hathaway, Jade Cargill, and Kiera Hogan make their entrance.

Stoke says he’s got good news and bad news. Bad news, Leila Gray isn’t cleared to compete. Good news, Kris Statlander is banned from ringside and there will be no head slapping here. Jade pumps up the Atlanta crowd and we’re off.

Athena & Willow Nightingale vs. Jade Cargill & Kiera Hogan

Cargill and Athena to start but Jade immediately tags out. Collar and elbow, Hogan slings her aside, arm drag, ducking lariats and kicks, mat slam! Athena with a big elbow, Nightingale tags in and flexes. Kiera grabs her leg, trip, drop down, duck a lariat, sidestep the dropkick, roll over, off the ropes, freight train crossbody for two!

Willow draws her up, takes her into the corner, scoop and a slam and a tag to the Fallen Goddess! Slamming Athena into Hogan, action to the floor, babyfaces in control and we go to break.

Back from commercial, Cargill and Athena finally at it, slugging it out, Jade sidesteps a dropkick and blast her with a boot! Boot up in the corner, Cargill catches the crossbody and hits a fallaway slam! Athena sends her to the floor after a Meteora, follows out after, big powerbomb puts Hogan into the apron!

Stokely gets in Athena’s face and she throws him up the ramp! Jade charges in and blasts her, Willow and Kiera, Cargill in, short powerbomb sets her up...

Jade Cargill & Kiera Hogan win by pinfall with Jaded from Cargill on Willow Nightingale.

ThunderStorm are interviewed backstage.

Jade Cargill cuts a promo on Miyu Yamashita, telling her she’s the best in Japan but she’s gonna win next week.

Team DMD roll up and Britt Baker wishes her good luck in a mocking way and says they’ll see them Friday.

Commentary hypes up the next week’s worth of shows and we go to break.

Back from commercial, Jericho Appreciation Society are locked into the shark cage and hung above the ring.

Chris Jericho vs. Eddie Kingston (Barbed Wire Deathmatch)

Kingston right in with the barbed wire mic, opening Jericho’s forehead and welcoming us all to Shark Week on the mic! Chris rolls to the floor, Eddie follows and chokes him with his t-shirt! Y2J turns him around and takes him over to a barbed wire table and tries to grind Kingston into it but Eddie takes him back into the ring!

Right hands, and he throws Jericho into the barbed wire! Blood covering the Painmaker’s face, Kingston grabs a barbed wire chair and whacks him in the back a few times! Looking for a powerbomb, Chris blocks, right hands in the corner, popping him up in the turnbuckles... AVALANCHE FRANKENSTEINER PUTS EDDIE INTO THE BARBED WIRE TABLE AND WE GO TO BREAK!

Back from commercial, Kingston puts Jericho into the barbed wire and we see Ruby Soho looking on with the keys to the shark cage. Slamming Chris into the ropes, adjusting the positioning of the barbed wire table, fighting on the apron... SUPLEX OFF THE APRON AND INTO THE BARBED WIRE TABLE!

Tay Conti runs in and beats Soho down! Anna Jay comes in to try and talk some sense into her and ends up laying Ruby out with a forearm of her own and throwing her into the post! Jay lowers the shark cage! Tay unlocks the cage and the Jericho Appreciation Society rush the ring!

They beat Eddie down but Ortiz, Claudio Castagnoli, Wheeler YUTA, and Jon Moxley make the save! Ortiz cracks Jericho with the madball and Kingston hits an exploder suplex into the barbed wire... THE PAINMAKER KICKS OUT! Eddie winds up for a big swing with a barbed wire chair, Codebreaker but the chair stabs Y2J in the face and he can’t keep Kingston down!

Chair shots from Jericho, Lionsault... EDDIE THROWS THE CHAIR INTO HIS KNEE TO BLOCK! BACKFIST TO THE FUTURE FOR TWO! Kingston gets a coil of barbed wire out from under the ring and wraps it around Jericho! THE STRETCH PLUM IS IN WITH BARBED WIRE ON! SAMMY GUEVARA RUNS IN AND HITS A SUPERKICK AND BEATS EDDIE DOWN!

Pulling Eddie up for his mentor, jockeying for position... BARBED WIRE JUDAS EFFECT! IT’S OVER!

Chris Jericho wins by pinfall with a barbed wire-assisted Judas Effect.

Post-match, Eddie recovers and hits the backfist on Guevara and throws Y2J into a barbed wire pit on the floor!

That’s the show, folks.

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