Welcome to our live coverage of tonight’s episode of AEW Dynamite on TNT.
AEW Dynamite Results – 8/22/2020
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FTR w/Tully Blanchard defeated Private Party. Blanchard was wearing a FTR jacket. The finish saw FTR hit Goodnight Express to earn the pinfall victory.
Jon Moxley cut a promo on MJF. His campaign makes for entertaining TV. He does not like people who constantly talk about themselves. Moxley hopes MJF can move out of his parents’ basement and los his virginity. He wants to kick, punch, elbow and smash MJF’s skull with his skull on September 5. MFJ will be champion one day but that day won’t be September 5.
MJF, sporting a neck brace, cut a promo with his campaign staff and legal team. He compared Dictator Jon to Richard Nixon and Fidel Castro. MJF’s lawyer mentioned an online petition to ban the Paradigm Shift. If Moxley doesn’t agree to ban the Shift from his title defense, he will see him. He wants him to sign a contract banning the move.
QT Marshall, Dustin Rhodes, Jungle Boy and Luchasaurus beat The Butcher, Blade, Pentagon Jr and Rey Fenix. The finish saw Blade and Pentagon arguing over who should hit their finisher on Jungle Boy. This distraction allowed for Jungle Boy to roll Blade up for the pinfall victory. After the match, the Lucha Bros, Butcher and Blade were pushing and shoving.
Eddie Kingston came out and said they all came from the indies and now they’re on TNT. They’re shouldn’t be drama between the five of them. The only thing holding them back from being champions is a lack of unity.
A Dr. Britt Baker vignette aired. She was with Reba in a gym where Penelope Ford and Kip Sabian were making out. They wanted the couple to join them in a handicap match against Big Swole. Baker offered a year of free makeup from Reba for Ford is they accepted. Penelope accepted, while Sabian was ready to continue his loving.
Tony Schiavone brought out Orange Cassidy, who came out with Best Friends. Chris Jericho interrupted and put Cassidy over. He challenged him to a rubber match at All Out. The match, introduced by a video package, will be a Mimosa Mayhem Match. 500 cases of champagne will be mixed in a tank at ringside with 80 gallons of orange juice. The person can win the match by pin, submission or throwing your opponent in the tank. Cassidy accepted. Jericho to the ring to toast with Cassidy and Best Friends. He called out Inner Circle. They surrounded the ring and attacked on his command. They poured champagne all over Cassidy.
The Elite beat The Dark Order. Nick Jackson hit a series of dives. Kenny Omega assisted The Young Bucks with an Indytaker on Alan Angels. He used the One-Winged Angel on Angels to win the match. Afterwards Omega did not let up. The Bucks attempted to cal him down and he eventually did.
Alex Marvez with FTR and Tully Blanchard. Marvez announced a gauntlet match on next week’s Dynamite to determine Adam Page and Kenny Omega’s challengers at All Out. The bout will begin with the Natural Nightmares and The Young Bucks. The winners will face Best Friends. The winner of that match will face FTR. He then interviewed FTR and Blanchard about their relationship. Adam Page confronted ATR for attacking R ‘n’ Roll Express. Cash Wheeler said they wanted to honor the team but they turned their bags on them. Dax Harwood said he had to fake a knee injury because he had to know if he could trust The Bucks. Will Page turn on The Bucks next week so he and Omega can defend against FTR at All Out?
Darby Allin beat Will Hobbs. The finish saw Allin hit a springboard elbow and a Coffin Drop to get the pinfall victory.
After the match, Taz cut a promo from the announce table, announcing Darby as the newest member of Team Taz. Ricky Straks came out dressed as Darby. Brian Cage attacked Allin from behind. Starks hit a Coffin Drop on Allin with him and Cage posing over Allin to end the segment.
Sammy Guevara came to the stage with his Love actually cards to send Matt Hardy a message. Hardy attacked him with a chair. This occurred during the commercial break. Back from break, Hardy threw Guevara off the stage through a table. He threatened to use the chair Guevara busted him open with but the referee stopped him.
NWA Women’s World Champion Thunder Rosa cut a promo. She vowed to take Hikaru Shida’s AEW Women’s World Championship from her at the PPV.
Veda Scott on announce and Shaul Guerrero as the ring announcer for the finals of the Deadly Draw.
Diamante & Ivelisse beat Nightmare Sisters (w/ Natural Nightmares) to win the AEW Women’s Tag Team Cup Tournament. Rough match, which saw Diamante pin Allie.
Madusa presented them with medals and flowers. They celebrated with Puerto Rican Flags.
Mr. Brodie Lee defeated Cody w/Arn Anderson to win the AEW TNT Championship. It was completely one-sided with Lee pinning Cody. Afterwards, Tony Schiavone in the ring to interview Lee. They stretchered Cody out of the ring. Dark Order dumped him off the stretcher and Lee went after him. Dustin and QT Marshall made the save but were attacked as well.
Brandi came out and laid across Cody to stop the chaos. Anna Jay choked her out. Lee dumped the old TNT belt in piece on Cody and posed over him. AEW now belongs to Dark Order as the show went off the air.