29, 2020, ALL ELITE WRESTLING presented AEW REVOLUTION, live on pay-per-view,
from the sold out Wintrust Arena in Chicago, IL!
broadcasters Excalibur and Taz kicked off the BUY IN portion of AEW REVOLUTION.
Schiavone interviewed SCU earlier in the day, getting their thoughts on tonights
match against the Dark Order. Frankie Kazarian and Scorpio Sky told Christopher
Daniels they believed it would be best if he didnt accompany them to ringside
Dark Order (Evil Uno and Stu Grayson, accompanied by Alex Reynolds, John Silver,
and the minions) vs. SoCal Uncensored (Scorpio Sky and Frankie Kazarian) was the
opening contest of AEW REVOLUTIONs BUY IN!
vet Frankie tried to cut the ring in half with offense. The Dark Order outmanned
Frankie on the outside, and they began stomping a mud hole in him. The crowd was
chanting Spooky perverts! at the Dark Order. Sky got the hot tag and
caught Grayson with the Manhattan drop!
Dark Order used a combination powerbomb for a two count on Scorpio Sky. Evil Uno
hit a blindside shot on Sky, and Grayson hooked the leg for the victory!
own Boom Boom Colt Cabana bolted out, and he clobbered the Dark Orders
minions. In the ring, Cabana and Grayson squared off. Cabana was dropping elbows
on Grayson, but the minions managed to take Colt down.
music began to play throughout the arena. Was this the Exalted One? At the top
of the ramp, a figure shrouded in black appeared. The person removed the shroud
and was revealed to be
Christopher Daniels! The Dark Order stopped in their
tracks. Daniels came to bail out SCU and Cabana! Daniels gave Angels Wings
to John Silver while the rest of the Dark Order retreated. Colt Cabana and all
three members of SCU celebrated in the ring!
Justin Roberts introduced Tony Schiavone and Jim Ross, who joined Excalibur at
the commentary table for the main card of AEW REVOLUTION.
Natural Dustin Rhodes against Big Hurt Jake Hager was the first
match of the pay-per-view.
and Rhodes engaged in a slugfest in the opening seconds. They brawled outside
the ring through the crowd. Rhodes worked over Hagers arm, ramming it against
the ring post. Hager, like the big hoss that he is, wiped out Rhodes with a runaway
clothesline, nearly taking off Rhodes head. Hagers wife, sitting at
ringside, laughed at the sight, and cheered on Big Hurt.
went after Rhodes legs with a chop block, and then splashed him with a Vader-bomb.
Hager nearly caught Rhodes with a pin after a gut wrench powerbomb. Rhodes began
to pepper Hager with right hands! Rhodes hit the Code Red on Hager for a two count!
Rhodes put Hager in a cross arm breaker, but Hager countered it with an ankle
lock! Rhodes powered out, but Hagers MMA background was put on display as
he locked on a standing arm triangle to submit Rhodes!
Spanish God Sammy Guevara vs. Darby Allen was next!
skated down to the ring and nailed Sammy with a shotgun dropkick to the outside
barricade! Jurassic Express were sitting in the front row, watching the action.
Sammy hurled the skateboard at Darbys head, after Darby crashed and burned
on a tope suicida!
is a grudge match through and through, said Excalibur.
followed up with a spectacular 630 senton from the top rope to the floor through
a table, crashing down onto Darby! The match hadnt even started yet! Finally
Darby crawled into the ring and AEW ref Paul Turner called for the bell to begin
the match. Darby applied the Fujiwara arm bar to Sammy, showing advanced submission
Spanish God hit the Spanish fly on Darby for a near fall! But Darby lived
up to his relentless tattoo. After a quick burst of offense, including
a cutter, Darby won with the Coffin Drop! Jake Hager rescued Sammy and pulled
him out of harms way before any more damage could be inflicted.
Young Bucks (Nick and Matt Jackson) challenged for Kenny Omega and Hangman
Adam Pages AEW World Tag Team Championship Belts!
taunted the Bucks before the bell rang, and the crowd was chanting Cowboy
st! to encourage him. Nick Jackson and Omega began for their respective
teams, and after a tight sequence going toe-to-toe, they gave each other fist
bumps to show their mutual respect. Matt Jackson and Hangman Page
were both tagged in, and after an evenly matched offensive sequence of their own,
Matt went to offer his hand to Page, but Page spit at him! Infuriated, the Young
Bucks began to double team Page.
the outside, Page was going to put Matt Jackson through a table onto the timekeepers
bell, but Omega stepped in. Omega told his partner to stop and get back inside,
wanting this to be a clean fight.
Young Bucks were showing why they are tag team specialists and worked over Omegas
shoulder, which had been damaged this past Wednesday during DYNAMITE in the Iron
Man match against PAC.
finally got the tag and was a one-man wrecking crew! Page landed on his feet after
a moonsault to the outside, taking out both of the Bucks! Page threw Nick to the
Bucks corner, and challenged Matt to get in the ring. This has gotten
personal now, said Tony Schiavone.
Bucks were able to isolate Page, but Page changed levels, and used a villainous
kick and then a chicken wing! Matt Jackson came down with a 450 splash onto Page
for a two count!
got the tag, and hit V-triggers, first on Nick, then on Matt, and then gave two
more to Nick! Kenny dropped Nick with a Tiger Driver 98, but it was only
good for a two count!
is it going to take to win this thing? asked Tony Schiavone.
Jackson went insane and hit three Northern Lights suplexes onto Hangman
on the ramp! The Bucks then spiked Page using the IndyTaker! Matt and Nick double-teamed
Omega with superkicks and then a Golden V-trigger, but Omega kicked out! The arena
it so close, the Young Bucks are willing to go to any length, said Excalibur.
and Page nearly decapitated Matt with the Buckshot Lariat V-Trigger combo! Omega
tried to use the One-Winged Angel, but his shoulder gave out. Page tagged himself
in and used a One-Winged Angel of his own on Matt, but Nick jumped in for the
save! Page hit Matt with the Buckshot Lariat at the thirty-minute mark to score
the pin on Matt in this epic match!
match could have gone either way three or four times, but tonight it was the champions
night, said Jim Ross. The Bucks and Omega shook hands, but Page decided
against joining them. He grabbed a beer from a fan instead.
Statlander vs. AEW Womens World Champion the Native Beast Nyla
Rose for the title was next!
showed off her agility, with a boot across Nylas jaw, followed up with a
flipping senton and then a moonsault press! Nyla dished out a big elbow and then
boots to Statlander. Nyla avoided a spear from Statlander, displaying acute ring
awareness. Nyla ran down the ramp and speared Statlander through the ropes for
a two count!
took Nyla off her feet with a shotgun dropkick, but the Beast was too powerful
and kicked out. Statlander tried to get Nyla in position for the Big Bang Theory,
but Nyla smothered Statlander with an STF in the center of the ring. Statlander
kicked out of a Beast Bomb at the two count!
used an avalanche brainbuster but it wasnt enough to stop Nyla! Statlander
attempted a top rope hurracarana, but Nyla countered with an avalanche Beast Bomb
for the victory!
months of tension, it was time for MJF (accompanied by Wardlow), against The
American Nightmare Cody!
ringside were Brandi Rhodes and Codys coach, The Enforcer Arn
hit an uppercut and then a cutter, but MJF kicked out at one. Cody got a full
head of steam down the ramp and clotheslined MJF back into the ring, taking a
page out of the Great Mutas playbook! Cody hit an Alabama Slam on MJF, and
then rained fists onto him. Wardlow pulled MJF out of the ring by the legs. Brandi
threw a beer into Wardlows face, distracting him, giving Cody enough time
for a tope suicida!
momentum shifted when MJF gut wrenched Cody! MJFs pacing became very methodical
here, working over Cody with a double wristlock. MJF was targeting Codys
shoulder, applying the Salt of the Earth arm bar. Cody crawled desperately and
broke the hold by biting onto the bottom rope!
aware that Cody broke his toe during his recent cage match against Wardlow on
DYNAMITE, removed Codys wrestling boot. MJF began to chomp down on Codys
being busted open by Cody, MJF hit the heatseaker. Wardlow held down Codys
legs from the ring apron as MJF tried for the pin, but ref Paul Turner saw the
interference. Brandi Rhodes jumped onto Wardlow but the giant caught her, barely
budging. Cody demanded that Wardlow put Brandi down without hurting her. Wardlow
obliged. Cody went for a thrust kick to Wardlow, but Wardlow moved. Cody inadvertently
connected with Arn Anderson instead!
planted Cody with the Double Cross-Rhodes! He removed Codys weight belt,
but before he could whip him with it, the ref pulled it away. Cody grabbed the
belt and gave MJF a taste of his own medicine! MJF began groveling at Codys
feet, begging for forgiveness. MJF then spit in Codys face. Cody gave MJF
two Cross-Rhodes, but MJF knocked out Cody using the Dynamite Diamond Ring for
the pin fall victory!
was the Bastard PAC vs. Freshly Squeezed Orange Cassidy
(accompanied by the Best Friends, Chuck Taylor and Trent)!
kept his hands in his pockets and the King of Sloth Style took down
PAC with a dropkick! Orange reversed a hip toss but PAC smashed Orange with a
tilt-a-whirl backbreaker. PAC bounced Oranges head off the ring post! PAC
hit a missile dropkick onto Cassidy, and then dropped him with a Liger Bomb for
a two count! PAC followed up with an avalanche brainbuster, but pulled up Oranges
shoulders before the ref counted three. He wanted to inflict punishment onto Orange
Cassidy. PAC went up top for the Black Arrow but Orange
rolled away. PAC
climbed to the top turnbuckle and again Orange
rolled away. PAC grew incensed,
and while he was distracted, Orange flew out with a tope suicida, then a crossbody
block off the top, and then nailed a DDT for a near fall!
ducked a lariat from PAC and countered with a superman punch! Orange climbed to
the top and hit a diving DDT onto PAC! Orange almost scored the pin with an Air
Raid Crash! The Lucha Brothers stormed the ring and began brawling with the Best
Friends. While this was transpiring, PAC popped on the Brutalizer and submitted
was time for the main event with the AEW World Championship at stakechallenger
Jon Moxley vs. Le Champion Chris Jericho!
made his entrance from the cold streets of Chicago. Jericho walked down to the
ring with Inner Circle members Santana and Ortiz, as the Inner Circle
choir was on stage, singing an acapella version of Fozzys Judas.
clotheslined Jericho over the top rope to the outside of the ring. The two men
brawled through the fans, up the arena steps. Jericho tossed a steel barricade
blood on the battlefield, said Excalibur, as Mox was busted wide open!
powerbombed Mox onto the timekeepers table, the back of Moxs head
crashing down on the steel ring bell!
talked trash to Mox and slapped him. Mox exploded with some offense, but the flurry
met a dead end as Jericho whipped him into the corner turnbuckles. Jericho distracted
ref Aubrey Edwards while Santana and Ortiz stomped on Mox.
tried to superplex Mox off the top rope, but Mox pushed Jericho down hard on the
mat. Moxley followed up with a diving elbow from the top rope! Jericho and Mox
began exchanging strikes! Mox went for a shotgun dropkick, but Jericho stepped
back and countered with a Lion Tamer. Moxs training with Randy Couture paid
off as Mox was able to reverse the Lion Tamer! Ortiz wacked Mox with the mad ball
when ref Aubrey Edwards was distracted. Jericho crashed onto Mox with the Lionsault
for a near fall!
went for Walls of Jericho, but Mox escaped and applied a Boston Crab in the center
of the ring! Jake Hager ran down and distracted Mox, and Jericho used the opportunity
to knee Mox. Jericho put the Boston crab on Mox, but the challenger reached the
ropes. Jericho pushed the ref, attempting to get himself disqualified.
blasted Mox with a haymaker; Aubrey Edwards saw this and ejected the Inner Circle
from the ringside area! While she was doing this, Sammy G. ran down on the opposite
side and smashed Jerichos championship belt into Moxs head. But Mox
kicked out at two!
tried for the Paradigm Shift but Jericho gouged Mox in his one good eye! Jericho
taunted Mox and then starched him with a right hand. Mox pulled off his eye patchhe
could see this entire time! Mox hit the Paradigm Shift on Jericho for the three
new AEW World Champ
Jon Moxley! The Mox era has begun!