Tonight’s episode of AEW RAMPAGE was broadcast from the UBS Arena at Belmont Park in Long Island, NY!
It’s Friday and you know what that means!
Tonight’s announce team was Excalibur, “The Human Suplex Machine” Taz, and “The Wizard” Chris Jericho.
Death Triangle—PAC, Rey Fenix & Penta Oscura (with Alex Abrahantes) vs. The Butcher, The Blade, & Marq Quen (with The Bunny)!
Penta Oscura and the Blade began for their respective teams. Blade clocked Penta Oscura with a haymaker shot. Penta fired back with a kick and then tagged in PAC.
PAC blasted Blade with stiff kicks and forearms. Butcher pulled PAC outside the ring and dropped PAC on the ring apron! Back in the ring, PAC countered an Irish whip with a dropkick to Butcher’s knee. PAC used a shotgun dropkick off the ropes to take the Butcher off his feet.
Marq Quen tagged in and quickly got taken down with a big hip toss from PAC. Rey Fenix tagged in but Marq Quen caught him off guard with a step up hurracanrana. Rey Fenix executed a tornillo into a foot stomp onto Marq Quen!
Rey Fenix was triple teamed by the opposition. Marq Quen came off the top rope with a 450 splash for a near fall on Fenix. Luckily PAC was there to make the save. Butcher sent Rey Fenix into the Blade’s knee and followed up with a huge lariat for a near fall!
“They have singled out Rey Fenix,” said Taz.
Rey Fenix hit a backheel kick on the Blade! Fenix made the tag to Penta Oscura, who jumped onto Marq Quen. Penta walloped the Butcher with a sling blade clothesline and then spiked the Butcher with a DDT!
“The Bastard” PAC tagged in and nailed Marq Quen with kicks. PAC hit a deadlift German suplex on Quen but Quen escaped by touching the ropes with his feet. PAC made Quen pay with a release German suplex! The Lucha Bros planted Quen with the Fear Factor and then PAC followed up with the Black Arrow and pinned Marq Quen!
“What a return to form for Death Triangle,” said Excalibur.
The lights in the arena went out. When the lights came back on…The House of Black—Brody King, Malakai Black, and Buddy Matthews were in the ring! The lights went out again and the House of Black were gone! Clearly the House of Black were playing mind games with the Death Triangle!
“The Chairman” Shawn Spears vs. Bear Boulder!
Bear grabbed Spears by the throat. Spears escaped a gorilla press but then Bear Boulder powerslammed him! Spears evaded an attack from Boulder in the corner.
Boulder splashed Spears in the turnbuckles. Spears thumbed Boulder in the eyes and then blasted him with the C4! Spears pinned Bear Boulder as he shouted out “Wardlow!”
After the match, Spears cracked Boulder in the back with a steel chair!
Lexy Nair was backstage with Tony Neese and “Smart” Mark Sterling. Sterling was upset that he and Tony would have to face HOOK and Danhausen in Vegas at DOUBLE OR NOTHING!
The Owen Hart Foundation Women’s Tournament Quarterfinals Match!
RIHO vs. Ruby Soho!
Ruby grabbed a wrist lock on Riho, and then transitioned to an arm bar. Ruby knocked Riho down with a shoulder block. Ruby tried for a near fall but Riho escaped with a Matrix bridge.
Ruby countered a Northern lights suplex but then Riho landed on her feet! Riho connected with a double stomp to Ruby!
Ruby jumped off the top turnbuckle but Riho dodged it. Ruby tweaked her left knee on the landing. Riho blocked the No Future from Ruby and then worked over Ruby’s knees! Riho crashed down with force onto Ruby with a double stomp to Ruby’s back. Riho spiked Ruby with a dragon snap suplex for a near fall!
Ruby was looking for the blade runner but Riho countered with a crucifix bomb for a near fall. Ruby threw Riho with a backdrop driver and then kicked her in the face for a two-count. Ruby smashed Riho with the blade runner and pinned Riho to advance in the tournament!
Billy Gunn was backstage with the Gunn Club and the Acclaimed!
Billy Gunn said he felt the Gunn Club and the Acclaimed could be one of the greatest faction of all time. Billy Gunn said he used his influence to get them a match this Monday on ELEVATION!
Tony Schiavone was in the ring and interviewed TBS Champion Jade Cargill & The Baddies—Red Velvet and Kiera Hogan!
“Smart” Mark Sterling followed them to the ring on crutches.
Schiavone announced that Shida was injured in the Philly Street Fight against Serena Deeb and won’t continue in the Owen Hart Tournament.
Sterling: “It’s my professional opinion that because Shida can’t make the match, Red Velvet wins via forfeit and moves on in the tournament.”
Schiavone: “No, our match matcher Tony Khan has a replacement and next Friday Red Velvet will be facing Kris Statlander!”
Main Event Time!
TNT Championship Match!
TNT Champion Scorpio Sky vs. Frankie Kazarian!
Before the match, Scorpio Sky said he wanted to add prestige to the title and insisted that “All Ego” Ethan Page and Dan Lambert to stay in the back.
Sammy Guevara and Tay Conti wear watching from the front row.
The fans chanted “SCU! SCU! SCU!”
Frankie used a fireman’s takeover on Sky. They traded wristlocks and Kaz showed off his speed with a lateral press to Scorpio Sky. Frankie applied short arm scissors on Scorpio Sky, but Sky countered by rolling up Kaz for a near fall.
Scorpio Sky was looking for the TKO early but Kaz escaped. Both men butted heads in the center of the ring in a hard collision. Kaz booted Sky in the midsection. Kaz bridged over with a fishermen’s suplex for a near fall on Scorpio Sky.
Sky wiped out Frankie with a tope con hiro on the outside! Sky ate an elbow from Frankie in the corner. Kaz rolled up Sky for a two-count. Frankie rocked Scorpio Sky with a lariat!
Scorpio Sky attempted the TKO but Kazarian rolled up Kaz for a near fall. Kaz followed up with his trademark leg drop for a two-count!
Frankie went for the chicken wing but Sky countered with a jawbreaker. Frankie spiked Kaz with a cutter. Frankie tried to lock on the chicken wing but Dan Lambert sprinted to the ring and distracted the referee! “All Ego” Ethan Page blindsided Kaz with the title belt. Kaz popped up his shoulder before the ref counted to three! Sky landed the TKO and pinned Frankie Kazarian, oblivious that Ethan Page wacked Kazarian with the title.
Scorpio Sky shoved Ethan Page after the match. Ethan Page asked Sky which team he was on. Scorpio Sky leveled Kaz with the belt!
“I love it when a plan comes together!” said Dan Lambert.
Scorpio Sky and Tay Conti hit the ring after Dan Lambert insulted them! Lambert and Page retreated along with Scorpio Sky!
Catch AEW DYNAMITE: “Wild Card Wednesday” on TBS next Wednesday live at 8/7ct from the Fertitta Center in Houston, TX featuring—
– The Owen Hart Foundation Men’s Tournament Match between Rey Fenix and Kyle O’Reilly!
-MJF giving 10 Lashes to Wardlow per Wardlow’s contract stipulations!
-Adam Cole vs. Jeff Hardy in The Owen Hart Foundation Men’s Tournament Match!
-Samoa Joe vs. the Joker Mystery Opponent in The Owen Hart Foundation Men’s Tournament Match!
-Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. vs the Joker Mystery Opponent in The Owen Hart Foundation Women’s Tournament Match!
And remember…the home of professional wrestling is All Elite Wrestling!
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