AEW begins tonight with their Double or Nothing PPV. Here’s a take a look at the AEW Double or Nothing recap, outcomes, match grades, and evaluation.
- 1 AEW On line casino Battle Royale (The Purchase-In)
- 2 “The Greatest Ever” Sammy Guevara vs. “Superbad” Kip Sabian
- 3 SCU vs. Robust Hearts
- 4 Smily Kylie Rae vs. The Native Beast Nyla Rose vs. Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.
- 5 Smily Kylie Rae vs. The Native Beast Nyla Rose vs. Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. vs. Superior Kong
- 6 Greatest Pals vs. Angelico and Jack Evans
- 7 Riho, Ryo Mizunami and Hikaru Shida vs. Aja Kong, Yuka Sakazaki and Emi Sakura
- 8 Cody Rhodes vs. Dustin Rhodes
- 9 AAA Tag Staff Championship: Lucha Bros vs. Younger Bucks
- 10 Kenny Omega vs. Chris Jericho
AEW On line casino Battle Royale (The Purchase-In)
This match is on the preshow and is free.
The winner of this match shall be one of many two males preventing for the primary AEW World Championship towards the winner of the Chris Jericho vs. Kenny Omega match.
There weren’t any main particular entrants outdoors of these introduced, with Tommy Dreamer the one huge identify.
As anticipated, Hangman Adam Web page was the ultimate entrant. Web page was purported to battle PAC however their match was canceled. Rumor had it that Pac was alleged to win after which lose to Kenny Omega later, so it appears that evidently the unique plans may need been for the winner of Pac vs. Web page to be for the world title alternative.
What a pop for Hangman Web page. #AEW #AEWDON #DoubleOrNothing
— Get The Tables (@GetDaTables) Might 25, 2019
Regardless, listed here are the rivals: Brandon Cutler, Glacier, Sonny Kiss, Ace Romero, Sunny Daze, Brian Pillman Jr., MJF, Joey Janela, Dustin Thomas, Billy Gunn, Jimmy Havoc, Michael Nakazawa, Jungle Boy, Luchasaurus, Isiah Kassidy, Ace Romero, Marq Quen, Shawn Spears (Tye Dillinger from WWE), Tommy Dreamer, Marko Stunt, Orange Cassidy (the 22nd man confirmed up tremendous late)
The Remaining 5: Jimmy Havoc, Luchasauras, Adam Web page, Jungle Boy, MJF
Jimmy Hacov eradicated Jungle Boy and there have been 4 males left. MJF has been the heel the complete match so all three attacked him. MJF slid out however was not eradicated.
Adam Web page and Jimmy Havoc double teamed Luchasauras since he’s the larger man. Nevertheless, Havoc went for Web page after they acquired Luchasauras down. Luchasaurans took out Jimmy havoc.
Luchasauras and Adam Web page have been within the ring with MJF nonetheless outdoors hiding. Web page eradicated Luchasauras and everybody thought he gained. MJF ran in from behind and tossed Web page, however Adam Web page skinned the cat, hit the large clothesline after which eradicated MJF.
That was very enjoyable! 🙌🏽
Shoutout to the way forward for the game, @theAdamPage for profitable the #CasinoBattleRoyale at #AEWDoN pic.twitter.com/0FRN5NEynx
— Aaron Chalmers (@AaronCGShore) Might 25, 2019
Hangman Adam Web page will probably be within the first AEW World Championship match at a later time.
Winner: Adam Web page
“The Greatest Ever” Sammy Guevara vs. “Superbad” Kip Sabian
That is the second free match earlier than the AEW Double or Nothing PPV began. In a pleasant transfer, the referee for the primary ever singles match in AEW historical past is a feminine.
Sammy Guevara is a AAA star and he’s an boastful, excessive flying jerk. Kip Sabian can also be a excessive flyer and this can doubtless be a cruiserweight styled match.
The announcers remind viewers that wins and losses matter in All Elite Wrestling and profitable matches truly issues relating to shifting up the ladder.
Maintain on, @sammyguevara! #AEWDoN #TheBuyIn
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— TDE Wrestling (@tde_wrestling) Might 25, 2019
This was an amazing match as anticipated. The top got here when Guevera went for the 630 however landed again first over Sabian’s knees. Sabian then hit the Deep Hallows for the win.
Winner: Kip Sabian (*** 1/2)
It’s now time for the very first AEW PPV, Double or Nothing to start out.
Jim Ross formally makes his method out to the ring to be one of many ring announcers and he will get an extended stroll from the again with Boomer Sooner enjoying over the world audio system!
An enormous black limo truck exhibits up with Cody Rhodes and Brandi Rhodes making their approach into the world. Up subsequent, Kenny Omega is within the again and provides a thumb’s up. Then Matt Jackson meets Michael Nakazawa within the again in a humorous confrontation. Matt then meets Nick and when somebody asks for his or her credentials, they superkick him.
The PPV when begins off with the Being the Elite YouTube present opening.
The Younger Bucks, Kenny Omega, Brandi Rhodes and Cody Rhodes then run out and greet the gang who’re chanting “Be The Elite.” Then the loud AEW chants begin and the MGM Grand area is FULL.
Steamed Hams however everyone seems to be an Government VP. #AEWDoN pic.twitter.com/w1IAZs08FP
— Dave (@DaveMuscarella) Might 26, 2019
They then argue about who’s going to welcome everybody. Lastly, Kenny Omega will get the prospect to welcome everybody to the primary present of All Elite Wrestling. Matt Jackson says there are 20,000 individuals there and Cody mentions the world solely holds 13,000 individuals.
Matt stated that that is skilled wrestling in order that they spherical them up so Cody says they only set the MGM document with 20,000 individuals.
Cody: “This can be a Revolution!”
The display goes black after which comes again to start out the present.
Popping out to sing The Nationwide Anthem is Hamilton star Chris Jackson, his spouse, and daughter.
JIM ROSS is right here on commentary with Alex Marvez and Excaliber.
SCU vs. Robust Hearts
Robust Hearts are a group from OWE Wrestling out of China and that is their probability to point out America what they will do and can get an opportunity towards three of the highest veterans from Ring of Honor and Influence Wrestling.
For many who don’t know — SCU is Christopher Daniels, Frankie Kazarian, and Scorpio Sky.
SCU is out first. Daniels is pimping it together with his cane which is definitely a mic stand (and he was referred to as The Fallen Angel, for old-school followers). They get a monster pop, so this is perhaps the right match to open the present.
Christopher Daniels: “The All Elite Period begins tonight!”
SCU offically opens up #AEWDoN. pic.twitter.com/QhkyVHIuX4
— Tremendous Beaner (@SuperBeaner) Might 26, 2019
Robust Hearts is CIMA, T-Hawk, El Lindaman. CIMA is a real legend, initially coaching in Dragon Gate with Ultimo Dragon. Daniels met CIMA 20 years in the past in Japan.
There’s a new rule in AEW regarding tag group wrestling. There’s a 10 rely for tag workforce companions to go away the ring after a tag, which opens up extra possibilities for double-team strikes.
This match is meant to be like nothing American wrestling followers have ever seen. The primary a part of the match was a primary SCU match with these three as clean and crisp as ever.
Nevertheless, as soon as Robust Hearts took the benefit they have been so quick that they acquired the followers excited too. This led to duel chants (Let’s go Robust Hearts/SCU).
The match was utterly nuts and ended with Daniels and Kazarian hitting El-Lindaman with their Greatest-Meltz Ever (a piledriver with a moonsault from the highest turnbuckle including a spike to it).
Smily Kylie Rae vs. The Native Beast Nyla Rose vs. Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.
That is the first-ever AEW ladies’s match — a triple menace match.
Kylie Rae is a model of Bayley (who was her idol). Nyla Rose is a monster — a really huge robust wrestler. Britt Baker is a real indie star.
Brandi Rhodes then got here out in her wrestling gear. She then stated that she needs a match that’s superior and …
AWESOME KONG IS HERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Smily Kylie Rae vs. The Native Beast Nyla Rose vs. Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. vs. Superior Kong
This match was onerous hitting and was an awesome ladies’s match. All 4 ladies seemed nice, with Superior Kong as dominant as ever. Kylie Rae, regardless of her smiling gimmick additionally proved she is greater than a gimmick.
Then, in a surprising finale, Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. gained the match when she pinned Kylie Rae whereas each Superior Kong and Nyla Rose have been out of the motion, outdoors the ring.
Winner: Britt Baker
Greatest Pals vs. Angelico and Jack Evans
Greatest Associates is Chuck Taylor and Trent Baretta previously from Ring of Honor. They have been purported to be within the On line casino Royale however signed for this match when their opponents signed with AEW.
Angelico and Jack Evans have been AAA tag staff champions for 3 years from 2013-16. Jack Evans has been across the U.S. indies for a very long time however Angelico is a world star who’s new to the U.S., wrestling beforehand in Australia, Spain, and Mexico.
.@JackEvans711 with the help from @AngelicoAAA with revolutionary teamwork 🔥🔥🔥#AEWDoNpic.twitter.com/SYJ8R8ogor
— BeyondThe3Count (@BeyondThe3Count) Might 26, 2019
Whereas the SCU vs Robust Hearts match was nice, this match had some superb tag staff double strikes. So revolutionary.
There was a second the place Jim Ross appeared just a little bothered that the blokes have been hit within the head so many occasions however stored kicking out.
Regardless, this wasn’t a spot fest and the 2 tag groups advised a great story with out too many unrealistic strikes. Angelico hit the Buckle Bomb, Jack Evans hit the 630-splash however Chuck Taylor saved his associate. That began the AEW chant.
By the best way, there are 30-minute deadlines on AEW matches.
Chuckie and Baretta hit the Doomsday Gadget on Jack Evans after which they hit the Tag Group Cruncher for the win.
The 2 groups hugged it out on the finish of the match however the lights went out whereas they have been hugging.
The lights got here on and two guys have been within the ring. The lights went out once more and once they got here again on a bunch of masked minions have been at ringside they usually all attacked the 2 tag groups.
Not one of the announcers even know who these guys are.
It was the Tremendous Smash Brothers (Stu Grayson) and Evil Uno.
Lol! Nothing like a “Who Are You” chant #AEW #AEWDoN pic.twitter.com/UyUAjyEhny
— Brothers of Dialogue Podcast (@BODpodcast) Might 26, 2019
After the cleared the ring, the masked males made a human throne for the 2 attackers after which the lights went out once more.
Winners: The Greatest Pals
Riho, Ryo Mizunami and Hikaru Shida vs. Aja Kong, Yuka Sakazaki and Emi Sakura
Riho is a dual-champion (Tremendous Asia, Queen of Asia), which isn’t dangerous since she is simply 21-years-old.
Yuka Sakazaki is the present Tokyo Princess Tag Group Champion.
Aja Kong is likely one of the biggest legendary wrestlers in historical past. She is who educated Superior Kong, based the Arsion All-Ladies’s Promotion. She is likely one of the solely ladies to ever work the primary occasion the Tokyo Dome and truly labored for WWE in 1995.
That is very totally different than the final ladies’s match, with these 4 ladies working a extra Japanese-styled match.
Aja Kong is nice. She simply strikes round slowly, laughs at anybody who thinks they will harm her, after which simply knocks the crap out of whoever she is in there with.
Riho was superb, Aja Kong hit a piledriver and a again suplex and Riho kicked out each occasions.
Poor Riho feels the wrath of @ajakonguraken! #AEWDoN
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— TDE Wrestling (@tde_wrestling) Might 26, 2019
Aja Kong hit Shida over the top with a metallic garbage can after which the followers began chanting “We Will Rock You” doing the claps and stomps. It was an excellent crowd second.
Aja Kong hit a mind buster on Shida. Sakura hit the moonsault however Shida kicked out. The bell rang however it was solely a two rely. The followers chanted “you f’d up” however then Shida hit the operating knee to Sakura and pulled out the win for her staff.
Winners: Riho, Ryo Mizunami and Hikaru Shida
Cody Rhodes vs. Dustin Rhodes
This is likely one of the largest matches of the night time and Cody received pyro!
Cody has a throne on the prime of the ramp after which Brandi palms him a sledgehammer (Triple H). Cody then walks to the highest of the ramp whereas the followers chant his identify and he destroys the throne with the sledgehammer — sending a message to WWE.
GAME OVER… and the WAR simply BEGUN! #AEW #AEWDON pic.twitter.com/5vuN6NIF1T
— Jimmy J (@jhagg719) Might 26, 2019
The followers liked that.
Goldust is in black and purple and his face is half painted.
The Legend, Earl Hebner is the referee.
After Brandi speared Dustin, Jim Ross requested: “what sort of household is that this!” Earl Hebner then threw Brandi out, banning her from ringside. Brandi refused to go away so Diamond Dallas Web page got here out and carried out Brandi.
Dustin Rhodes is bleeding closely — and by the best way, AEW shouldn’t be PG, it’s TV-14.
This match was superb. It critically may be the most effective match of Cody’s profession. Cody gained after hitting two Cross Rhodes.
After the match, Cody stated that Dustin can’t retire right here and he stated that he had a favor to ask. He stated he has a match with a associate of his selecting to battle The Younger Again at AEW Battle for the Fallen subsequent month.
Cody: “I don’t want a associate or a good friend, I want my older brother.”
He’s crying and the 2 hug after the match. That was superb.
Winner: Cody Rhodes (**** half)
It’s time to present the brand new AEW World Championship and BRET “THE HITMAN” HART IS THERE TO INTRODUCE IT.
Hart then calls out Adam Web page as one of many males who will get an opportunity to win the title. Earlier than Web page can say something, MJF comes out and begins speaking smack to everybody.
He calls himself the youngest, quickest rising star in skilled wrestling. MJF then mocks the second of the fan attacking Bret Hart on the WWE Corridor of Fame ceremony.
MJF is definitely being arrange at AEW Double or Nothing as their prime younger heel — and he’s doing an amazing job in that position.
The person that Adam Web page eradicated to win the On line casino Battle Royale to earn this title match got here out. He then began speaking smack about Adam Web page as a result of MJF is the way forward for AEW and never the horse within the ring.
MJF reminds him that a horse with a bum leg is nugatory and also you simply take them out again and blow their brains out. Since Adam Web page has an injured leg, MJF tells Web page to surrender his title shot since he has a bum leg (he harm it wrestling Pac final week).
MJF then stated he would be the greatest there’s, the perfect there was, and the most effective there … then he stops and stated that catchphrase sucks. MJF then simply stated he’s higher than Web page, and he is aware of it.
MJF then referred to as Web page Seabiscuit and tried to go away however Jungle Boy confirmed up. MJF walked off with out preventing after which the hardcore Jimmy Havoc got here out.
Lastly, they beat up MJF, drove him from the ring after which Bret Hart lastly launched the brand new world title.
Large Shock with Brett Coronary heart revealing the @AEWrestling heavyweight championship. #DoubleOrNothing #AEWDoN
MJF nonetheless thinks he is on the prime of the cardboard, he’ll simply need to show it going ahead. pic.twitter.com/2FnlfHFTaO
— Alexander (@Sigebeorn) Might 26, 2019
AAA Tag Staff Championship: Lucha Bros vs. Younger Bucks
The Younger Bucks got here out in Elvis-inspired outfits. They’re the defending champions (they beat Lucha Bros for the titles in Mexico).
This match shall be unimaginable and quick paced. The Younger Bucks are tremendous excessive flying and athletic whereas the Lucha Bros are additionally athletic but in addition violent.
The story advised on this match was that the Younger Bucks haven’t wrestled in virtually two months they usually have been sloppy and stored having miscues and crashing into one another whereas the Lucha Bros have been crisp and on track.
This has been one hell of a tag match!! #AEWDON #DoubleOrNothing
— Get The Tables (@GetDaTables) Might 26, 2019
Truthfully, the Younger Bucks turned in certainly one of their higher performances and didn’t depend on simply flipping and flopping across the ring. Plus, Lucha Bros have such superb double workforce strikes.
The Younger Bucks ended up profitable once they pinned Fenix with the Meltzer Driver.
Winners: The Younger Bucks
Kenny Omega vs. Chris Jericho
It’s humorous — Chris Jericho got here out with all his totally different entrances. It began together with his arms prolonged just like the previous days and the lights went out. After that was the Listing of Jericho and the lights went out. Then, the glowing jacket was subsequent after which the lights went out.
Then, his new Fozzy track “Judas” began with Jericho standing there, lastly coming to the ring in a spiked jacket, black hat and black tights.
There was a Cracker Barrel barrel within the ring (SPONSOR!!!!!).
Kenny Omega will get pyro!!!!
This match was superb. There was one level the place Kenny Omega broke his nostril and it threw him off considerably, however he’s so good that it actually barely affected his efficiency outdoors of simply inflicting him to decelerate a bit.
This match was totally different than their NJPW match two years in the past. The 2 guys simply beat the hell out of one another and had the gang of their arms.
Jericho then pulled out his new ending transfer — the Judas Impact elbow and he used it to beat Kenny Omega.
The Greatest on the earth @IAmJericho #AEWDoN pic.twitter.com/nstE62fzXs
— David LaGreca (@davidlagreca1) Might 26, 2019
Now, Chris Jericho will struggle Adam Web page for the AEW Championship at an upcoming occasion.
The followers began booing him so Chris Jericho took a mic and referred to as them “ungrateful jerks” after which stated, “loosen up marks.” He stated he received the crap knocked out of him however is sensible sufficient to know it’s his time.
“Chris Jericho is AEW. This isn’t an organization for the followers, this can be a firm for me.”
He then took credit score for all AEW’s success. He then demanded a thanks from everybody.
Then Jon Moxley (Dean Ambrose) confirmed up and walked to the ring from the gang and hit Jericho with Soiled Deeds, hit the referee with the DDT (followers chanted Moxley) after which Moxley waved at Kenny Omega, helped him up and tried to hit him with Soiled Deeds however Omega fought again.
Moxley and Omega then battled into the gang as followers chanted “AEW.” They fought to the enormous cube on the entrance and Moxley took the benefit.
He took Omega up onto the cube after which hit Soiled Deeds onto Omega on prime after which tossed Omega off the cube and thru a desk on the ground to face tall.
The followers chanted “Moxley” as AEW Double or Nothing ended.
Winner: Chris Jericho