AEW Rampage Results for July 1, 2022
Tonight’s episode of AEW RAMPAGE was broadcast from the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI!
It’s Friday and you know what that means!
Tonight’s announce team was Tony Schiavone, Excalibur and Jim Ross.
Royal Rampage Match!
-“Hangman” Adam Page
-“The Natural” Dustin Rhodes
-“Limitless” Keith Lee
- Matt Hardy
-“Platinum” Max Caster
-“Freshly Squeezed” Orange Cassidy
-“Absolute” Ricky Starks
The winner earns an AEW Interim Title Match!
There was a red ring on the left and a blue ring on the right.
“Absolute” Ricky Starks entered the red ring and Team Taz outnumbered Hangman Page as Powerhouse Hobbs and Starks double teamed Page. Darby Allin backdropped Tony Nese over the top rope.
The Butcher was out next, accompanied by the Bunny. Darby hit a tope suicida on Tony Nese through the ropes (not over the top). The Butcher then grabbed Darby and began swinging him against the steel guardrail over and over again!
John Silver entered and he and Hangman Page helped each other. Then came #4 for the blue ring, “Platinum” Max Caster. Billy Gunn accompanied Caster out, along with Anthony Bowens. Out next to the red ring—Rush!
Rush quickly went after Starks and Hobbs, and then suplexed John Silver. The Blade was entrant #5 for the blue ring. The Butcher and the Blade used tandem offense on Darby Allin in the blue ring. Penta Oscuro came out but Rush tried to ambush him on the ramp. Instead Penta rocked Rush with the sling blade!
Starks speared John Silver and eliminated him. Swerve Strickland was entrant #6 in the blue ring. Swerve hit Max Caster with a thrust kick and knocked him to the arena floor. Coincidentally, Keith Lee was entrant #7 in the red ring, while Swerve was in the blue ring.
“Swerve is smiling and pointing at Keith Lee,” said Tony Schiavone.
“Swerve was smiling, Keith Lee was not,” replied Tony Schiavone.
Matt Hardy was entrant #7 into the blue ring. Hardy hit the Blade with forearms right out of the gate. Entrant #8 in the red ring—Dustin Rhodes, who scoop slammed Starks, but quickly ate a shoulder tackle from Hobbs for his efforts.
Penta Oscuro and Rush traded chops on the apron.
“They’re walking a very tight rope,” said Excalibur.
Rush connected with a low blow, sending Penta backwards. On his way down, Penta pulled Rush out with him!
Frankie Kazarian entered the blue ring and tried to hoist Darby Allin over the top rope. The Butcher backdropped Matt Hardy over the top rope. Dante Martin was #9 in the red ring.
“I have a feeling this kid is going to be hard to eliminate,” said Jim Ross.
Konosuke Takeshita came out to the ring next! He hit a blue thunder bomb on Darby Allin! Brody King was entrant #10 in the ring! Dustin Rhodes and Brody King slugged it out, but Brody waffled Rhodes and knocked him down.
“Freshly Squeezed” Orange Cassidy casually strolled out to the ring. Brody King eliminated Dante Martin. Orange used a hurracanrana to take down the Butcher and the Blade. Takeshita blasted Orange with a brainbuster. The Butcher and the Blade eliminated Takeshita. Swerve tossed out Orange as Orange had his back turned.
Butcher and the Blade dragged the lake on Swerve and then dumped him to the floor. Hangman was thinking Buckshot Lariat but Brody Lee charged him and sent him flying to the floor! Darby eliminated the Butcher and the Blade!
Brody King rushed at Darby Allin in the other ring, as they were the last two remaining contestants! Brody hit a cannonball senton on Darby Allin!
“Brody’s got the advantage as he was #10 in the red ring,” said Tony Schiavone.
Brody picked up Darby Allin in a sleeper and muscled Darby out of the ring.
It’ll be AEW Interim World Champion Jon Moxley defending against Brody King this Wednesday on DYNAMITE!
AEW World Tag Team Champions The Young Bucks—Matt & Nick Jackson
Bishamon—Hirooki Goto & Yoshi-Hashi!
Goto backed Nick Jackson into the corner, but Nick began kicking Goto.
Hashi tagged in and Bishamon hit the Young Bucks with the war drums! Matt Jackson put the brakes on and used his locomotion Northern Lights suplexes on Bishamon!
Nick Jackson flew off the top turnbuckle onto Bishamon on the arena floor! Goto used all of his size to take Matt Jackson off his feet with a hip toss and then a big leg lariat.
“18 years in pro wrestling and that guy can still go,” said Tony Schiavone of Goto.
Nick grabbed a blind tag and the Bucks used their infamous tandem offense on Goto.
“Remember a win here would give Bishamon a title shot,” said Schiavone.
Bishamon used the headhunter maneuver for a near fall on Nick. Matt Jackson dropped them with superkicks!
“Everybody is bringing their best stuff,” said Jim Ross.
“What a back and forth battle we are witnessing here on RAMPAGE,” replied Excalibur.
Goto hoisted up Nick and dropped Nick’s neck right across his knee. Yoshi-Hashi used a thrust kick on Nick Jackson.
“This is looking bad for the Young Bucks,” said Excalibur.
Matt Jackson blindsided Goto with a superkick. The Bucks grabbed Yoshi-Hashi and smashed him with the BTE Trigger! The Bucks finished off Bishamon with the Meltzer Driver for the pin!
Backstage, ROH Pure Champion Jonathan Gresham said he and Lee Moriarty would face the Gates of Agony from Tully Blanchard Enterprises on RAMPAGE next week!
Main Event Time!
“The Native Beast” Nyla Rose (with Marina Shafir) vs. Toni Storm!
Nyla nailed Toni with knee strikes. Toni dodged a punt from Nyla but then Nyla planted Toni.
Toni peppered Nyla with strikes but then as she ran toward the ropes, Marina lowered the ropes. Toni lost her balance from Marina’s interference and fell outside the ring. Marina was waiting and connected with a front snap kick to Toni!
Nyla body slammed Toni on the arena floor! While the ref had his back turned, Marina continued to work over Toni Storm.
Back in the ring, Nyla continued to punish Toni’s back. Nyla splashed Toni in the corner. Nyla tried for the cannonball senton but Toni moved out of the way. Toni smashed Nyla with the hip attack in the turnbuckles. Nyla got low bridged and spilled to the outside. Toni jumped off the apron and double DDT’s Nyla and Marina!
“That was slick,” said Jim Ross.
Nyla attempted the Beast Bomb, but Toni countered. Nyla sat down instead and squashed Toni, but Toni kicked out of the pin attempt. Nyla Rose ripped off the top turnbuckle pad and in the process, hit Toni with a thrust kick. Nyla draped Toni across the top rope. Nyla tried for her diving knee strike but Toni moved out of the way. Toni German Suplexed Nyla Rose for a near fall.
“That was exceptionally close,” said Excalibur.
Marina jumped on the apron but Toni launched off of her for her troubles. Toni Storm pinned Nyla Rose after nailing her with the pendulum DDT!
Marina jumped on Toni from behind and grounded and pounded her! AEW Women’s World Champion Thunder Rosa ran to the ring to help Toni Storm! Thunder Rosa and Toni Storm battled with Nyla and Marina, sending them retreating!
Catch AEW DYNAMITE on TBS next Wednesday live at 8/7ct from the Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial in Rochester, NY!
And remember…the home of professional wrestling is All Elite Wrestling!