Tonight’s AEW RAMPAGE was broadcast live from the historic Cow Palace in San Francisco, CA!
It’s Friday and you know what that means!
Tonight’s announce team was Excalibur, Tony Schiavone, Chris Jericho, and Jim Ross.
Top Flight—Dante & Darius Martin
The Blackpool Combat Club—ROH World Champion Claudio Castagnoli & ROH Pure Champion Wheeler Yuta
The Dark Order—Alex Reynolds & John Silver
Aussie Open—Kyle Fletcher & Mark Davis!
The Dark Order attacked the Blackpool Combat Club as Claudio and Wheeler were making their entrance.
The Kingdom were watching from the front row.
Claudio was tackled by John Silver. Claudio fired back with forearms. Claudio caught Silver midflight and blasted him with a backbreaker.
Rush, Preston Vance, and Jose the Assistant were shown watching the match on a monitor backstage.
Claudio shut down Alex Reynolds and tagged out to Wheeler Yuta. Reynolds dropped a double stomp on Yuta. Dante grabbed a tag and took out Aussie Open with a diving body press. Top Flight used tandem offense on Fletcher.
Aussie Open planted Dante with the pendulum powerbomb. Aussie Open isolated Claudio and rocked him with a sandwich lariat. Yuta jumped in a stole a pin on Darius with the seatbelt.
Dark Order jumped into the ring, infuriated by Yuta and Claudio being opportunists. The two teams brawled up the ramp and to the back.
Riho vs. Emi Sakura!
Emi chopped at Riho, but Riho backed up Emi into the ropes. Emi grabbed Riho by the hair and whipped her across the ring. Riho hit a dropkick and then a running knee on Emi. Riho followed up with a suplex for a near fall.
Riho charged at Emi outside the ring, but Emi countered. Emi squashed Riho against the barricade with a running splash.
Back in the ring, Riho connected with a cross body press off the top turnbuckle onto Emi for a two-count. Emi dropped Riho in the knees and then cradled Riho for a near fall.
Emi smashed Riho with a lariat. Emi attempted a moonsault press but Riho rolled out of the way. Riho rolled up Emi with a crucifix and pinned her!
Powerhouse Hobbs vs. Serpentico!
Powerhouse clubbed Serpentico in the back of the head and then spiked him with a spinebuster. Hobbs manhandled Serpentico and quickly grabbed the pin!
Hobbs: “Bay area, this Sunday at Revolution it doesn’t matter if it’s Samoa Joe, it doesn’t matter if it’s Wardlow, because the next chapter in the Book of Hobbs is the TNT Championship!”
Renee Paquette interviewed Takeshita backstage.
Takeshita: “I’m not happy. I haven’t had too many big wins. Maybe I need to go back to Japan.”
Don Callis interrupted the interview.
Callis: “You need something. Before you go back to Japan, give me a little time to show you what Don Callis can do for you. Think about it.”
Backstage, the Lucha Brothers offered to team with Mark Briscoe to face Tony Nese, Josh Woods and Ari Daivari at Zero Hour before Revolution!
Main Event Time!
Naturally Limitless—“The Natural” Dustin Rhodes & “Limitless” Keith Lee
Mogul Affiliates—Parker Boudreaux & Swerve Strickland!
Parker blindsided Keith Lee at the start of the match. Keith Lee pummeled Parker in the corner. Dustin Rhodes tagged in and hammered Parker with shots to the head.
Lee tagged in and backed up Parker with a big shoulder. Keith Lee pounced Parker. Keith Lee grabbed Swerve and hurled him over the top rope.
Swerve kicked Keith in the face twice. Keith Lee blasted Swerve with a massive chokeslam. Swerve fired back with diving foot stomps to Lee for a near fall.
“I don’t know how he kicked out of that,” said Tony Schiavone.
Keith Lee connected with double overhand chops to Swerve. Keith Lee hit a low crossbody to Parker. Dustin Rhodes rocked Swerve with a Canadian Destroyer. Keith Lee finished off Parker with a jackhammer powerslam and pinned him!
As the show was going off the air, Ricky Starks confronted Chris Jericho and the two had a pull-apart brawl!
Catch the fallout from AEW REVOLUTION 2023 on AEW DYNAMITE on TBS next Wednesday live at 8/7ct from the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA!
Don’t you dare miss AEW REVOLUTION 2023 this Sunday, March 5th at 8 p.m. ET live on pay-per-view from the Chase Center in San Francisco, CA!
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