AEW Rampage Results for February 25, 2022
Tonight’s episode of AEW RAMPAGE emanated from the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT!
It’s Friday and you know what that means!
Excalibur, “The Human Suplex Machine” Taz, and “The Influencer” Chris Jericho were the broadcast team for tonight’s event.
TNT Championship Match!
TNT Champ “Spanish God” Sammy Guevara vs. Andrade El Idolo (with “Big Money” Matt Hardy, Isiah Kassidy, & Jose the Assistant)!
Sammy took down Andrade with a double leg. Andrade got to his feet and hit Sammy with an explosive chop! Sammy tried for the GTH but Andrade escaped.
Andrade tried to shake Sammy’s hand but Sammy flipped off Andrade with the one finger salute!
“This is Andrade’s first title shot in AEW,” said Taz.
Sammy clotheslined Andrade, sending him over the top rope. Andrade jumped back in the ring but Sammy blasted Andrade with the Spanish Fly!
“Andrade needs to slow it down,” said Taz.
Sammy attempted the double springboard into the cutter but Andrade shoved Sammy off the ropes, sending Sammy crashing onto the arena floor! Andrade snap suplexed Sammy onto the ramp!
Back in the ring, Andrade charged at Sammy but Sammy rallied back with two lariats and then a strong knee strike! Andrade charged at Sammy again but Sammy dodged it. Andrade’s momentum sent him to the arena floor. Sammy wiped out Andrade with a tornillo!
“Sammy has no fear, whether it’s good for his body or not,” said Jericho.
“The TNT Champ is legit,” replied Taz.
Sammy was searching for the 450 splash but Andrade moved and connected with a big boot and then DDT’ed Sammy on the ring apron! Andrade climbed to the top rope but Sammy met him up there. Sammy sent Andrade to the mat with a Spanish Fly off the top rope!
Andrade tried taking the turnbuckle pad off, but ref Paul Turner stopped him. While Turner was admonishing Andrade, Matt Hardy ripped off the turnbuckle pad on the opposite corner of the ring, unbeknownst to the ref.
Andrade hip tossed Sammy into the turnbuckles. Andrade charged at Sammy, but Sammy moved out of the way. Sammy hoisted up for the GTH but Andrade escaped once again and rolled up Sammy. Andrade tried pinning Sammy with his foot on the rope, but Matt Hardy appeared to push Andrade’s boot off the rope, and Sammy kicked out of the pin.
“Did he push Andrade’s foot off the rope or was he trying to help him keep it on?” wondered Jericho.
Sammy rocked Andrade with a thrust kick! Sammy climbed to the top turnbuckle but Andrade blasted him with a rising elbow strike. Sammy kicked out Andrade’s legs and Andrade landed face first on the exposed turnbuckle. Sammy followed up with the double springboard into the cutter and Sammy pinned Andrade!
“Wow, what a victory! That’s an amazing win,” said Taz.
“I think the miscommunication in the AHFO may have played a role in this,” said Excalibur.
After the match, Matt Hardy blindsided Sammy! Sting and Darby Allen came out to the ring to even up the odds for Sammy!
QT Marshall came out after commercial break with a microphone.
QT: “When will the disrespect end? From all you fans to my coworkers, it all stems from Taz, because he stems from you Taz. When I broke him in, I taught him respect. I know you all want Hook. I made this not you, Taz.
“Each once of success Hook has is because of me. So Hook, why don’t you come out here right now and thank me like the man I thought I trained you to be, before I go back out there, drag you out here by that hair of yours, and stretch you in front of your daddy.”
Hook’s music began to play!
QT sent students from The Factory to attack Hook. Hook dispatched of them.
“Just like that Hook walks off,” said Excalibur.
Wardlow (with Shawn Spears) vs. Nick Comoroto (with Aaron Solo)!
They locked up and Nick gut wrenched Wardlow!
Wardlow quickly got to his feet and tossed Nick across the ring! Wardlow suplexed Nick over the top rope! Outside the ring, Wardlow was looking for a powerbomb but Comoroto countered by ramming Wardlow into the steel ring steps!
Nick hoisted up Wardlow with one hand but Wardlow escaped. Wardlow choke slammed Nick! Wardlow powerbombed Nick Comoroto!
“The symphony is tuning up the strings,” said Jericho.
Wardlow powerbombed Comoroto a second time. Wardlow powerbombed Nick a third and fourth time and then pinned him!
Aaron Solo jumped off the turnbuckles but Wardlow caught him! Wardlow was about to powerbomb Aaron but Shawn Spears cracked Aaron with the chair! Wardlow was frustrated and furious!
Spears: “I told you months ago that this Powerbomb Symphony wasn’t getting over and you need to get back to basics. No more powerbombs. You have so much potential. And I and Max are so proud of you.”
Spears hugged Wardlow and Wardlow looked disgusted.
Serena Deeb’s 5-Minute Rookie Challenge!
Serena Deeb vs. Kayla Sparks!
“We don’t call Deeb ‘the Professor’ for nothing,” said Jericho.
Deeb clothesline Sparks. Deeb began to choke Sparks with her ring robe. Deeb landed uppercuts on Kayla Sparks.
Deeb had Sparks tied up in the ropes and placed her in a submission hold. Deeb wrenched down on Sparks’ neck while Sparks had her knees tied up in the ropes.
“Deeb is just completely dominating Sparks,” said Jericho.
Deeb put Sparks in the Serenity Lock and forced her to tap out!
AEW Women’s World Championship Contract Signing!
Tony Schiavone was in the ring with AEW Women’s World Champion Dr. Britt Baker and Thunder Rosa to make their match at REVOLUTION official. Baker was backed up by Rebel and Jamie Hayter.
Thunder Rosa: “Hey Britt, let’s give the people what they want: a better champion!”
Britt Baker: “You could have just signed the paper, but you want to talk, we’ll talk. The only time Thunder Rosa is relevant is when it’s used in a sentence with Britt Baker. Who made that Lights Out Match? We went to war, we made history, and you won. So why was everyone talking about me? I got the t-shirt. I got the action figure. So who won?
“You think my championship will validate you as a professional wrestler. But you’ll never be the star that I am. You will never be the pillar that I am. I was building AEW from the ground up while you were wrestling on YouTube. You will never be the face of All Elite Wrestling. Never!
“Jealousy is just hatred built upon insecurities. You don’t hate me, you love me. You love everything that I have. It’s yourself that you hate because you will never be Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.”
Baker signed the contract but Thunder Rosa jumped across the table and took out Baker! Mercedes Martinez charged down to the ring to even up the odds, attacking Rebel and Jamie! Mercedes hit a spinebuster on Hayter, smashing her through the table!
Face Of The Revolution Qualifying Match!
“Freshly Squeezed” Orange Cassidy (with Wheeler Yuta) vs. The Acclaimed’s Anthony Bowens (with Max Caster)!
Orange hit a tope suicida on Bowens! Anthony Bowens grabbed Cassidy and planted him on the ring apron! Caster clobbered Yuta with his chain wrapped around his fist!
“Bowens has really come on strong in the last couple of weeks and months,” said Jericho.
Bowens used a rip cord into a neck breaker for a near fall on Orange! Bowens tossed Orange to the outside of the ring. Bowens distracted the ref while Caster choked Orange with his chain necklace!
Orange bounced Bowens from turnbuckle to turnbuckle. Orange tried for a swinging DDT but Bowens countered and wiped-out Orange with strikes. Orange countered with the StunDog Millionaire!
Bowens spun Cassidy around and then flattened him face first! Bowens charged at Orange Cassidy with a knee strike for a near fall!
Orange nailed Bowens with a Michinoku Driver for a near fall! Bowens was looking for a DDT but Orange rallied back with body shots to Bowens. Cassidy backdropped Bowens over the top rope and to the outside the ring!
Orange Cassidy spiked Bowens with a diving DDT! Orange followed up with a second DDT for a near fall!
Caster threw the boom box into the ring but ref Bryce Remsburg saw it and struggled to pull it out of Bowens’ hands. While the ref was distracted, Caster climbed up onto the ring apron. Orange charged at Caster but Caster retreated back to the arena floor. Bowens rolled up Orange from behind with a handful of Orange’s jeans for a near fall!
Bowens clotheslined Orange and then pancaked Orange for another near fall. Outside the ring, Caster was about to blindside Orange when someone dressed up like a ring crew member snuck up behind Max Caster. It was Danhausen!
Danhausen cursed Caster, ducked out of the while, and then Orange Cassidy KO’ed Caster with the Orange Punch!
Orange jumped into the ring and served up an Orange Punch to Bowens and pinned him!
“Orange Cassidy advances to REVOLUTION!” said Excalibur.
“Orange advances due to the curse of Danhausen to The Acclaimed,” added Jericho.
Catch AEW DYNAMITE on TBS next Wednesday live at 8/7ct from Daily’s Place in Jacksonville, FL! It’s the final DYNAMITE before next weekend’s REVOLUTION pay-per-view!
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