‘AEW DYNAMITE’ 04.20.2022 Recap + Review – Coffin Match, Punk vs. Dustin, Britt Baker Returns, Big Tony Khan Announcement

VENUE: Petersen Events Center (Pittsburgh, PA)
COMMENTATORS: Jim Ross, Tony Schiavone, & Excalibur

This week on AEW Dynamite:

  • Darby Allin takes his war with Andrade El Idolo to the next level: a Coffin Match
  • CM Punk answers the challenge of “The Natural” Dustin Rhodes
  • Wardlow returns to action against MJF’s handpicked opponent The Butcher
  • HOOK makes his Dynamite debut
  • Dr. Britt Baker, DMD wrestles her first match since losing the Women’s Championship, returning to Brittsburgh to take on Danielle Kamela in an Owen Hart Foundation Women’s Tournament qualifying match
  • Tony Khan makes a huge announcement

Hit the jump to get caught up!

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‘AEW DYNAMITE’ 04.06.2022 Recap + Review – FTR/Bucks II, Samoa Joe’s Debut, Hardys in a Tables Match

VENUE: Agganis Arena (Boston, MA)
COMMENTATORS: Jim Ross, Excalibur, & Tony Schiavone

Fresh off their ROH World Tag Team Title win this past Friday at ROH Supercard of Honor XV, FTR looks to make right another blemish on their record as they finally get their rematch against The Young Bucks. Also on the show The Hardys take on The Butcher & The Blade in a Tables match and Samoa Joe (who also debuted at Supercard of Honor, surprising the world) attempts to qualify for the Owen Hart Foundation Tournament in his AEW debut against “Platinum” Max Caster.

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‘AEW DYNAMITE’ 09.01.2021 Recap + Review – 100th Episode, All Out 2021 Hype, FTR vs. Santana & Ortiz

AEW Dynamite

VENUE: NOW Arena (Hoffman Estates, IL)
COMMENTATORS: Jim Ross, Excalibur, & Tony Schiavone

It’s the final AEW Dynamite before the big All Out PPV on Sunday. What will AEW do to sell everyone on its biggest show ever (almost) last minute? Let’s find out! I’m pretty sure a CM Punk appearance goes without saying.

CHAMPIONS

  • AEW WORLD CHAMPION: Kenny Omega
  • AEW WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPION: Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.
  • AEW TNT CHAMPION: Miro
  • AEW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson)

LINEUP

  • Santana & Ortiz vs. FTR (***3/4)
  • Orange Cassidy vs. Jack Evans (*1/2)
  • Brian Cage vs. Powerhouse Hobbs (***)
  • Tay Conti vs. Penelope Ford (**3/4)
  • Jurassic Express & Lucha Brothers vs. Young Bucks & Good Brothers (**1/2)

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‘AEW DYNAMITE’ 08.25.2021 Recap + Review – CM Punk Speaks, Brock (Anderson) vs. Malakai Black, Mox/King/Allin vs. Wingmen

VENUE: UW-Panther Arena (Milwaukee, WI)
COMMENTATORS: Jim Ross, Excalibur, & Tony Schiavone

AEW Dynamite this week features the debut of CM Punk on the flagship show, less than a week removed from his all-timer of a debut at AEW Rampage: The First Dance. The Tag Team Title Eliminator continues as well as The Varsity Blondes take on The Lucha Brothers, Brock Anderson tries to defend the Anderson family honor against Malakai Black, and Orange Cassidy gets his hands on Matt Hardy.

CHAMPIONS

  • AEW WORLD CHAMPION: Kenny Omega
  • AEW WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPION: Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.
  • AEW TNT CHAMPION: Miro
  • AEW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson)

LINEUP

  • Orange Cassidy vs. Matt Hardy (***)
  • TAG TEAM ELIMINATOR – SEMI-FINALS: Varsity Blonds vs. Lucha Brothers (**1/2)
  • Red Velvet vs. Jamie Hayter (**1/2)
  • Jon Moxley, Eddie Kingston, & Darby Allin vs. The Wingmen (***1/4)
  • The Gunn Club vs. The Factory (*3/4)
  • Brock Anderson vs. Malakai Black (SQUASH)

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‘AEW RAMPAGE: THE FIRST DANCE’ 08.20.2021 Recap + Review – The Return of CM Punk

CM Punk AEW Debut

VENUE: United Center (Chicago, IL)
COMMENTATORS: Jim Ross, Excalibur, Mark Henry, & Taz

Heard some guy is gonna be on the show tonight. Let’s see if that’s true.

CHAMPIONS

  • AEW WORLD CHAMPION: Kenny Omega
  • AEW WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPION: Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.
  • AEW TNT CHAMPION: Miro
  • AEW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson)

LINEUP

  • TAG TEAM ELIMINATOR: SEMI-FINALS: Jurassic Express vs. Private Party (***)
  • Kiera Hogan vs. Jade Cargill (SQUASH)
  • Jon Moxley vs. Daniel Garcia (***1/4)

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‘AEW DYNAMITE’ 08.18.2021 Recap + Review – Final Labor of Jericho, First Sting Match on TNT in 20 Years

AEW Dynamite

VENUE: Fertitta Center (Houston, TX)
COMMENTATORS: Jim Ross, Excalibur, & Tony Schiavone

AEW Dynamite this week features the conclusion of The Labors of Jericho as Chris Jericho takes on MJF in a match where he cannot use the Judas Effect or come out to his usual “Judas” theme. Oh boy I hope the crowd knows the words and sings it instead, that sounds like a thing that could happen! Also, and for longtime fans more importantly, Sting wrestles his first match on TNT in over twenty years as he teams with Darby Allin to take on 2.0

CHAMPIONS

  • AEW WORLD CHAMPION: Kenny Omega
  • AEW WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPION: Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.
  • AEW TNT CHAMPION: Miro
  • AEW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson)

LINEUP

  • TEXAS TORNADO: Sting & Darby Allin vs. 2.0 (**1/2)
  • Sammy Guevara vs. Shawn Spears (***1/4)
  • The Young Bucks [c] vs. Jurassic Express for the AEW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/4)
  • Thunder Rosa vs. Penelope Ford (**)
  • THE FIFTH LABOR OF JERICHO: Chris Jericho vs. MJF (***)

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‘AEW DYNAMITE’ 06.18.2021 Recap + Review – Kingston/Penta/Kaz vs. The Elite, Brock Anderson Debut, Fake MMA Fighting

VENUE: Daily’s Place (Jacksonville, FL)
COMMENTATORS: Jim Ross, Excalibur, & Tony Schiavone

This week’s Dynamite features the AEW debut of Brock Anderson as he teams with Cody Rhodes against QT Marshall & Aaron Solow of The Factory. Also on the show Darby Allin takes on The Men of the Year in a self-imposed Handicap Match, Jake Hager fake fights Wardlow in an MMA-style cage match complete with octagonal ring, and Matt Jackson teams with The Good Brothers to take on Eddie Kingston, Penta El Zero Miedo, and Frankie Kazarian in the main event.

CHAMPIONS

  • AEW WORLD CHAMPION: Kenny Omega
  • AEW WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPION: Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.
  • AEW TNT CHAMPION: “The Best Man” MIro
  • AEW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson)

LINEUP

  • MMA-STYLE CAGE FIGHT: Jake Hager vs. Wardlow (NR)
  • HANDICAP MATCH: Darby Allin vs. Scorpio Sky & Ethan Page (**1/4)
  • Orange Cassidy vs. Cezar Bononi (*1/2)
  • Cody Rhodes & Brock Anderson vs. QT Marshall & Aaron Solow (**1/2)
  • Julia Hart vs. Penelope Ford (**1/2)
  • Eddie Kingston, Frankie Kazarian, & Penta El Zero Miedo vs. Matt Jackson & The Good Brothers (**3/4)

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‘AEW DYNAMITE’ 06.11.2021 Recap + Review – Hangman & 10 vs. Team Taz, Pinnacle Responds to Inner Circle, Miro Defends TNT Championship

VENUE: Daily’s Place (Jacksonville, FL)
COMMENTATORS: Jim Ross, Excalibur, & Tony Schiavone

Two weeks after coming up short at Stadium Stampede, The Pinnacle return this week on Dynamite to answer the various challenges laid out by The Inner Circle. Also on the show Evil Uno tries to bring the TNT Championship home to The Dark Order by challenging Miro, Eddie Kingston teams with Penta El Zero Miedo and former enemy Pac against Brandon Cutler & The Young Bucks, and much much more.

CHAMPIONS

  • AEW WORLD CHAMPION: Kenny Omega
  • AEW WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPION: Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.
  • AEW TNT CHAMPION: “The Best Man” MIro
  • AEW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson)

LINEUP

  • Christian Cage vs. Angelico (***)
  • Eddie Kingston, Pac, & Penta El Zero Miedo vs. Brandon Cutler & The Young Bucks (***1/2)
  • Miro [c] vs. Evil Uno for the AEW TNT CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/4)
  • Lance Archer vs. Chandler Hopkins (SQUASH)
  • Leyla Hirsch vs. Nyla Rose (**1/2)
  • Hangman Page & Dark Order’s 10 vs. Brian Cage & Powerhouse Hobbs of Team Taz (***3/4)

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‘AEW DYNAMITE: ST. PATRICK’S DAY SLAM’ 03.17.2021 Recap + Review – Rosa vs. Baker, Mox & King vs. Good Bros

COMMENTATORS: Jim Ross, Excalibur, & Tony Schiavone

After months of bad blood, the war between Thunder Rosa and Dr. Britt Baker, DMD comes to a head this week on a St. Patrick’s Day Slam edition of Dynamite as they face off in a Lights Out match in the main event. Also on the show Jon Moxley & Eddie Kingston take on The Good Brothers, Jade Cargill makes her singles debut in impressive fashion, Christian Cage finally speaks, and Sting finds a surprising admirer in…Brian Cage?

CHAMPIONS

  • AEW WORLD CHAMPION: Kenny Omega
  • AEW WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Hikaru Shida
  • AEW TNT CHAMPION: Darby Allin
  • AEW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson)

LINEUP

  • Cody Rhodes vs. Penta El Zero M (**3/4)
  • Dani Jordyn vs. Jade Cargill (SQUASH)
  • Jurassic Express & Bear Country vs. Matt Hardy, Private Party, and The Butcher & The Blade (*3/4)
  • Jon Moxley & Eddie Kingston vs. The Good Brothers (**1/2)
  • Rey Fenix vs. Angelico (**3/4)
  • LIGHTS OUT: Thunder Rosa vs. Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. (****1/2)

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‘IMPACT WRESTLING’ 02.02.2021 Rundown + Thoughts – Swann/Dreamer vs. Moose/Bey, TJP vs. Raju, No Surrender Build

COMMENTATORS: Matt Striker & D-Lo Brown

Rich Swann teams with his No Surrender opponent Tommy Dreamer in the main event this week to take on Moose and Chris Bey. Also on the show Rohit Raju takes on TJP in a non-title match, Jordynne Grace takes on Susan, and Larry D wrestles for the first time since getting out of jail. 

CHAMPIONS

  • IMPACT WORLD CHAMPION: Rich Swann
  • IMPACT KNOCKOUTS CHAMPION: “The Virtuosa” Deonna Purrazzo
  • IMPACT X-DIVISION CHAMPION: TJP
  • IMPACT WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Good Brothers (“Big LG” Doc Gallows & “Machine Gun” Karl Anderson)
  • IMPACT KNOCKOUTS TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Fire ‘n Flava (Kiera Hogan & Tasha Steelz)

LINEUP (Match of the Night in Bold)

  • Havok vs. Tasha Steelz
  • Josh Alexander vs. Madman Fulton
  • Crazzy Steve vs. Larry D
  • Jordynne Grace vs. Susan
  • TJP vs. Rohit Raju
  • Rich Swann & Tommy Dreamer vs. Moose & Chris Bey

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