AEW Rampage Results for May 5, 2023
Tonight’s AEW RAMPAGE was broadcast from the CFG Bank Arena in Baltimore, MD!
It’s Friday night and you know what that means!
Tonight’s broadcast team was Excalibur, Tony Schiavone, and Jim Ross.
ROH World Tag Team Champions the Lucha Brothers—Penta El Zero Miedo & Rey Fenix & AAA Mega Champion El Hijo del Vikingo
QTV—Aaron Solo, Powerhouse Hobbs, & QT Marshall!
QT Marshall and El Hijo del Vikingo began the match for their respective teams. Vikingo connected with a springboard dropkick. He followed up with an implosion hurracarana! Vikingo nailed QT with a Phoenix Splash for a near fall.
Rey Fenix and Solo tagged in, and Fenix took down his opponent with an arm drag. Fenix connected with a heel kick. He tried for a knee bar, but Aaron Solo crawled over to Hobbs and tagged him in.
Hobbs walked into a thrust kick from Penta El Zero Miedo, but Hobbs trucked right through him. Hobbs proceeded to take out Fenix and Vikingo. Hobbs used a delayed vertical suplex on Penta El Zero Miedo and then dumped him out of the ring.
QT Marshall rammed Penta headfirst into the steel ring post. Marshall slid a table out from beneath the ring. Hobbs and QT set up the table on the arena floor.
Penta wiped out Solo and QT with Sling Blades!
“Stick and move, stick and move,” said Jim Ross.
The Lucha Bros and El Hijo del Vikingo flew over the top rope with triple topes on the opposition. Vikingo smashed Solo with a shooting star press and then the Lucha Bros used tandem offense on Solo, however, Hobbs was there to break up the pin attempt.
Solo attempted a cross body press but Vikingo caught him and planted him. Penta used a Canadian Destroyer on QT. Rey Fenix rocked Hobbs with a cutter.
“The action has stopped but that’s just because people are regrouping,” said Jim Ross.
Vikingo impaled QT with a Destroyer off the ropes and onto the apron! Vikingo displayed his power with a German Suplex on Solo! After an assisted stuffed piledriver, Penta El Zero Miedo pinned Aaron Solo. The table that was set up outside the ring prevented Hobbs from breaking up the pin.
Lexy Nair interviewed Chris Jericho outside his locker room!
Jericho apologized for not being able to perform his commentary duties on the show tonight due to being attacked by Adam Cole on Wednesday. Jericho also said he’d be taking some measures to protect himself from this happening again. “Thanks for believing in me. Lock the door!” yelled Jericho, as he slammed it shut.
TBS Champion Jade Cargill vs. Gia Scott
Jade booted Gia Scott. Jade followed up with a pump kick and then made short work of her opponent with the Jaded finisher. It didn’t take long for the TBS champion to pin Gia Scott.
“She’s 57-0,” noted Tony Schiavone.
Mark Briscoe vs. “Perro Peligroso” Preston Vance!
The Briscoe family was sitting ringside to support Chicken.
Mark Briscoe used his redneck Kungfu on Vance. Briscoe nailed Preston with a Blockbuster off the apron.
“If you don’t love Mark Briscoe, you don’t love pro wrestling,” said Tony Schiavone.
Briscoe did a somersault outside the ring, but Preston dodged it! Briscoe crashed hard onto a steel chair. Preston Vance capitalized by whipping Briscoe into the guardrail over and over.
Back in the ring, Vance hit a German Suplex on Chicken. Briscoe landed a solid shot on the jaw of Vance.
The fans chanted “Let’s go Briscoe! Let’s go Briscoe!”
Briscoe and Vance traded forearms. Vance changed strategies with a knee to the sternum. Briscoe rallied back with a lariat, taking Vance off his feet. Mark was looking for the Jay Driller, but Preston fought out of it.
Preston pulled a steel chair out from under the ring. He thought twice and ditched it. Vance speared Briscoe from the apron into the ring for a near fall. Jose the Assistant slid the chair into the ring, but Ref Paul Turner stopped it with his foot.
Mark used a steel chair as a launch pad and hurled his body over the top rope and down onto Vance on the arena floor. Mark brought Vance toward the center of the ring, spiked Vance with the Jay Driller, and then pinned Vance!
“The Jay Driller got it done,” said Tony Schiavone.
“Mark always drawing on the power of family,” added Excalibur.
Mark Briscoe hugged his family after the match.
Lexy Nair interviewed Dustin Rhodes backstage!
“The Machine” Brian Cage interrupted Rhodes by blindsiding him!
“Anything can happen. The Mogul Embassy is everything. See you in two weeks,” laughed Swerve Strickland.
Keith Lee ran to Dustin’s aid and the Mogul Embassy ran off.
Main Event Time!
The Firm Deletion Match!
Big Bill, “All Ego” Ethan Page, Lee Moriarty, & Stokely Hathaway
FTW Champion HOOK, Isiah Kassidy, Jeff Hardy, & Matt Hardy!
This match took place at The Hardy Compound.
The Firm pulled up to the compound in an SUV. Ethan Page smashed the mailbox with a baseball bat. The gates opened up.
“Firm, I knew you’d come,” said Matt Hardy.
Big Bill taught out Kassidy. Page threw dirt in Matt’s eyes. Big Bill whipped Jeff into a tree. Matt Hardy hit a snap suplex on Page on the lawn for a near fall.
“Delete! Delete! Delete!” said Matt Hardy.
Jeff Hardy grabbed a branch and used it on Big Bill! Maxell and Wolfie drove their Powerwheels golf cart toward Hathaway but luckily Hathaway got out of their way.
All the men brawled towards the barn, where a wrestling ring was set up.
Page set up a table in the ring and then powerslammed Matt through it. Ethan Page yelled at Matt Hardy and said Hardy lied to him and embarrassed him. Big Bill waffled Matt with a steel chair.
“Big Bill has been a difference maker all throughout this match,” said Excalibur.
Hathaway was tased by Matt Hardy’s father-in-law, and then the Hardy kids jumped on Hathaway.
Isiah Kassidy connected with a Swan Dive on all the opposition off the Deletion Dome! Maxell smashed Hathaway with a swanton off the top rope!
Hook sent Lee crashing through a table after a T-bone suplex. Ethan Page was surrounded in the ring. Matt Hardy told Ethan it was all his fault. “Delete!” said Matt and then nailed him with the Twist of Fate. Jeff finished off Ethan with a swanton bomb and then Matt pinned Ethan.
“It’s ovah!” said Matt Hardy.
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