The AEW Battle of the Belts particular for the third time on TNT can be headlined by Ring of Honor World Champion Claudio Castagnoli defending in opposition to Konosuke Takeshita.
Castagnoli defeated Jonathan Gresham for the title in final month’s Dying Earlier than Dishonored and it will likely be his first title protection. Takeshita has received two straight and that is her first time at AEW or ROH Gold.
AEW Ladies’s Champion Thunder Rosa will defend in opposition to rival Jamie Hayter as a part of her rivalry with Britt Baker and her crew. Rosa can be aiming for her sixth profitable title protection, whereas Hatter’s first shot on the title.
In a TNT title match, Wardlow will search for the second protection of his belt as he faces Jay Deadly who’s taking a win over Orange Cassidy on Wednesday. That is Deadly’s second shot on the TNT title as he unsuccessfully challenged then-champion Sammy Guevara on his debut final November.
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TNT Championship: Wardlow (c) beat Jay Deadly (w/ Sonjay Dutt & Satnam Singh).
Deadly initially pauses, after which Dutt’s consideration permits him to assault Wardlow from behind. Wardlow pops up on a suplex and boots Deadly earlier than flying off with a again physique drop. Wardlow is once more distracted by Dutt and Satnam, inflicting Deadly to hit him within the nook. Wardlow returned the hearth with a tilt-a-whirlpool slam for 2.
Wardlow held management till Deadly averted a sort out and despatched Wardlow to the shoulder-first ring put up. Deadly instantly landed a Tope Sucida and wrapped Wardlow’s left leg across the ring put up. He aimed Wardlow’s leg by way of a business break.
As soon as again, Wardlow was in a position to roll by way of a cradle and desire a powerbomb symphony, however Deadly repeatedly acquired his means. Wardlow cuts Deadly with a headbutt and flattens him with a wind-up Lariat. He then hit a single powerbomb for the win.
Dutt and Satnam attacked Wardlow quickly after the match. Satnam pressed his boot to Wardlow’s chest whereas Deadly locks the determine 4. Wardlow bounces again and offers Satnam a low blow. He units up for a wild powerbomb on Satnam, however Ghatak cuts him off. Dutt and Deadly make a desk and Satnam chokeslams Wardlow.
AEW Ladies’s World Championship: Thunder Rosa (c) (w/ Tony Storm) beat Jamie Hayter (w/ Dr. Britt Baker, DMD & Insurgent).
The hater attacked earlier than the bell rang and Baker instantly acquired concerned. She dominated the opening spherical till a Rosa dropkick did one thing completely different. Hayter cuts a suicide dive and sends Rosa into the barricade, however Rosa comes again with a DDT on the ground.
Again inside, Rosa climbs onto the ropes, however Baker’s distraction permits Hayter to crash and ship her to the ground. Hater hooks Rosa to metal stairs earlier than business. Upon returning, the 2 girls traded forearms within the middle of the ring till Rosa hit a Northern Lights suplex for 2.
Rosa crushed Hatter with a working dropkick and threw a cannonball. A diving crossbody acquired two contained in the ring. Hayter comes again with a backbreaker and a brainbuster for 2. Baker joined, however Storm knocked him out with a DDT, permitting Rosa to cradle Hatter with a Cazadora pin for the win.
AEW Dynamite: Quake by the Lake lineup —
- FTR Return
- Coffin Match: Darby Allin vs Brody King
- Interim AEW World Championship: Jon Moxley (c) vs Chris Jericho
- Whirlwind Tags: Lucha Brothers vs Andrade El Idolo & Rush
- TBS Championship: Jade Cargill (c) vs. Madison Rainey
Caprice Coleman joined commentary as William Regal.
ROH World Championships: Claudio Castagnoli (c) beat Konosuke Takeshita
It was one other nice match for the 2 males – neither of whom have missed out since coming to AEW.
He carried out chain wrestling early on, and ended with a formidable monkey flip by Claudio on Takeshita. Neither man may set up an prolonged benefit till Takeshita took Claudio down with a dropkick. Claudio avoids a plancha, however Takeshita recovers to crush Claudio with the forearm. Again inside, Claudio hit a number of backbreakers and moderated the motion by way of a business.
Again from the break, Takeshita started a comeback and knocked Claudio down along with his leaping shoulder sort out. He adopted it up with Tope Con Giro. Again within the ring, Takeshita climbs to the ropes, however Claudio cuts him off and hits an Avalanche Gutwenge suplex for 2.
Claudio referred to as for an enormous swing and made about ten rounds earlier than masking for 2. They made main strikes within the nook earlier than Takeshita fired a blue thunder bomber for 2. They fought excessive rope, the place Takeshita almost hit a turnbuckle DDT earlier than a frog splashed down.
Takeshita goes for the massive knee, however Claudio catches it and reverses a shoulder sort out with a European uppercut for an almost fall. Claudio hit a sharpshooter after which a crossface, however a pinning place pressured him to interrupt the maintain. Takeshita hit a snap German, Claudio hit a lariat, then Takeshita hit a second German and a big lariat of his personal for an in depth fall.
Claudio counters a discus forearm with an uppercut, however then Takeshita hits his rising knee and a brainbuster for a pleasant shut fall. Takeshita hit the discus forearm and wished a Cina-bomb, however Claudio fought again and hit a working uppercut and stomp. He pitted Takeshita for the Ricola Bomb, however Takeshita countered right into a storm pin for a terrifying close to fall.
Takeshita goes for one more leaping knee, however Claudio kicks her out halfway for the Dying Valley driver. Claudio landed a Lariat with a hammer and anvil on the elbows, and eventually hit the Ricola Bomb for the win.