yesterday’s show is set to be important because it is the go-home episode and will be followed by two more consecutive events in Chicago.
The show that AEW is doing on Sunday is going to be important, as it will be the go-home show for their All Out PPV that will air on Sunday. This will set up a three consecutive event, where all of their focus is going to be this weekend at the NOW Arena in Chicago.
One of the biggest question marks going into this show is the fact that there currently is no AEW World Championship match slated for this PPV, and it’s likely Wednesday night will answer the question. After becoming Unido AEW Champion last week, Jon Moxley is scheduled to come out and speak with the crowd, but it’s currently unknown if CM Punk will be here too.
In the women’s tag team match, experienced wrestlers are coming together to compete against newcomers. They will also be in a four-way match to crown an Interim AEW Women’s Champion.
The main event of the show is a tournament match where Will Ospreay and Aussie Open will take on Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks.
Let’s Hear From Jon Moxley
The show must begin with Jon Moxley, the undisputed AEW World Champion. He starts by insulting the Chicago Crowd. He states that they are still cleaning up from CM Punk in Cleveland and that we learned last week what he is made of.
Mox expressed this in saying “he surrenders to the fight too much.” Moxley said that Punk’s fragile spirit and fragile ego are both weaknesses and that they will now move on from him.
Moxley has an open contract for a title match at All Out, he has signed it and will leave it in the ring.
He teases it’s someone from AEW and someone from where ever else he claims to run New Japan.
But he says before you step into the ring with Moxley, he can out marathon them, out sprint them, outfight them, and out-wrestle them.
With these few more words for you, the champion puts the contract inside the ring and then heads out.
Ace Steel enters and then takes up the contract.
Lastly, Jericho states that All Out is a nightmare match for one and says, Owen,
and Stu Hart would appreciate Bryan Danielson’s skill a little more but they’d be impressed by him and how he changed the game.
Daniel Garcia apologizes (pledges his loyalty) to the Jericho Appreciation Society (JAS).
And later Jericho warns Bryan to watch his back after Bryan/Cody/Jay claim they are going to attack Jericho outside of the arena Sunday at 1 pm eastern time.
Bryan Danielson vs Jake Hager
Hager starts the match out with some chops but then stops concentrating and let’s Bryan do a dropkick.
Hager then sets up for a triangle, but Danielson forces him to relinquish the submission and hit on his punches and finally, he locks in his finisher on Hager, which Hager breaks free from.
It is a high-intensity match with both wrestlers. Danielson manages to set up the LeBell Lock, but Hager gets the ropes in time. Danielson tries to attack but Hager slams him down and counters. Bryan avoids the clothesline and comes in with a running knee to secure victory.
Result: Bryan Danielson wins
Britt Baker & Jamie Hayter vs. Toni Storm & Hikaru Shida
Jamie Hayter spars quickly with Hikaru Shida, often taking her down.
Toni Storm tags in and stomps on Hayter in the corner before she drops onto her back from the top turnbuckle.
With a jawbreaker and a chance to tag, Storm takes Hayter down. The allies beat Hayter until she trips up Storm and gets in a few shots of her own.
Team Storm is distracted by the heels during a match,
but they fire back with power moves and a tornado DDT followed by Shida doing a Meteora from the ropes. Baker then attacks Shida after she’s thrown in by Storm. Baker misses her stomp but then lands the rolling elbow as she continues to dominate.
Result: Hikaru Shida & Toni Storm wins
FTR & Wardlow vs Silas Young, Ren Jones, & Vic Capri
Wardlow comes in and hits Ren Jones with a lariat, Cash Wheeler backs him up with a back elbow and snap suplex. Dax Harwood enters the ring and throws chops at Vic Capri before he’s taken out by Wardlow’s Big Dick Powerbomb to win the match.
Result: FTR & Wadlow wins
Dante Martin vs Rey Fenix vs Rush vs Wheeler Yuta
In the beginning, the match is fast-paced and Rush spits Wheeler Yuta to the mat.
Then Dante Martin throws him with a cross body and Rey Fenix goes back and forth with his cruiser mate. Eventually, he hits a tope to take out Rush. Yuta followed up by diving out of the ring himself, then Martin tried for his own unique move.
Result: Wheeler Yuta wins
(AEW Trios Tournament Semifinal) Will Ospreay & Aussie Open vs. Kenny Omega & The Young Bucks
Will Ospreay immediately attacks Kenny Omega with forearm strikes and chops.
The Young Bucks pull him back and send Aussie Open to the floor, but Ospreay continues his attack.
He was taken down by the tag team, but as the Bucks went outside they got caught and Aussie Open then sandwiched Omega.
As Ospreay came to the outside with a side twister to wipe everyone out, The Elite’s control broke. Nick Jackson then landed on Ospreay and stomped out his face with his gum as Kyle Fletcher did nothing.
Matt Jackson sets up The Bucks, but it doesn’t last and Ospreay handstands kick them in mid-air.
Mark Davis comes in to dominate by attacking The Bucks with a double clothesline followed by a double power slam.
He goes for a cover, but Omega breaks it up before hitting the Cutter on Matt as he goes off the top rope. Omega kicks Davis’ knee and Elbows him in the head before planting him face-first on the mat.
Result: Kenny Omega & The Young Buck wins