American Wrestling Trivia

AEW 2020

2020

Revolution

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2020-02-29, Wintrust Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  1. Jake Hager def. Dustin Rhodes (subm.)
    Hager reverses cross-arm break into ankle lock. With the referee momentarily distracted, Hager hits a low blow. With a triangle hold, he gets a submission victory.
  2. Darby Allin def. Sammy Guevara
    The two men start beating each other outside the ring, using the guard rail, Allin's skateboard and Guevara doing a 630 senton through a table on Allin. When the fight makes it into the ring, Allin gets a pinfall after a coffin drop.
  3. AEW tagteam championship
    Kenny Omega & Adam Page (ch) def. The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson)
    Emotions were running wild as these two teams of former Elite friends battled each other. The highly athletic style of the Young Bucks meeting the heavier and more powerful style of their opponents, but knowing each other so well neither team found a way to finish off the other for a long time. Matt takes out Page with a set of Nothern Light Suplexes on the entrance ramp and think they have the match won, but Kanny Omega does not go down so easily. Bucks set up Omega for the Meltzer Driver, but it takes just long enough for Page to block them. Page hits a buckshot lariat on Matt to get a hard-fought pinfall victory for his team.
  4. AEW Women's championship:
    Nyla Rose (ch) def. Kris Statlander
    Statlender, who matches Rose in height while not in weight, tries to hit a hurricanrana from the top rope. She did not get it, and instead Rose hits a powerbomb to get the pinfall victory.
  5. MJF [w/Wardlow] def. Cody [w/Arn Anderson]
    MJF hits Rhodes with the diamond ring to take out Cody to get the pinfall victory.
  6. Pac def. Orange Cassidy [w/Best Friends (Chuck Taylor & Trent Beretta)] (subm.)
    Cassidy surprises Pac by doing some amazing moves, but the match quickly turns around when Pac takes the match to outside the ring. Pac does a brain buster from the top rope, but pulls Cassidy up before the three-count. He then sets up the Back Arrow, but Cassidy rolls out. The Luca Bros. come to the ring, taking out Best Friends, allowing Pac to hit the Brutalizer for the submission victory.
  7. AEW World championship:
    Jon Moxley [w/Santana & Ortiz] def. Chris Jericho (ch)
    The match immediately moves outside the ring, with Jericho trying to get himself disqualified. Jericho powerbombs Moxley on the timekeeper's table. Hager comes out, helpinh Jericho, who puts Moxley in the Walls of Jericho, but Moxley eventually gets a ring-rope break. While the referee is busy sending the entire entourage back to the locker room, Sammy Guevara comes to the ring, taking out Moxley with the championship belt. Moxley comes back, and gets a pinfall victory after the Paradigm shift.

TNT championship tournament 2020

2020-04-08 to 2020-05-23, Nightmare Factory, Norcross, Georgia, USA

A tournament was set up to crown the inaugural TNT champion, with the finals scheduled for Double or Nothing. The matches were taped early April due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the dates below are the air dates.

First round:

  1. AEW Dynamite 2020-04-08: Cody [w/Brandi Rhodes] def. Shawn Spears
    Cody covers Spears after the Cross Rhodes, but fails to get the pinfall victory. Instead he locks the figure four leglock, but instead of a submission, he manages to get a pinfall victory.
  2. AEW Dynamite 2020-04-15: Lance Archer def. Colt Cabana
    Archer pins Cabana after the blackout.
  3. AEW Dynamite 2020-04-22: Darby Allen def. Sammy Guevara
    Guevara attacks Allen outside the ring before the match starts, but all Guevara gets are a couple of two-counts. Allen locks in the Last Supper to get the pinfall victory.
  4. Dustin Rhodes [w/Brandi Rhodes] def. Kip Sabian [w/Penelope Ford]
    Rhodes had decided that if he lost this match, he would retire from wrestling in AEW. Rhodes gets the pinfall after the Destroyer.

Semi-finals:

  1. AEW Dynamite 2020-04-29: Cody [w/Brandi Rhodes] def. Darby Allen
    Cody tries the coffin drop on Allen, but Allen gets his knees up. Allen performs a coffin drop of his own, but Cody manages to roll him up with a backslide to get the pinfall victory.
  2. Lance Archer def. Dustin Rhodes [w/Brandi Rhodes]
    Archer completely destroys Rhodes, to advance to the tournament final.
Shawn Spears Cody Cody Finals at Double or Nothing
Cody
Sammy GuevaraDarby Allen
Darby Allen
Kip Sabian Dustin RhodesLance Archer
Dustin Rhodes
Lance Archer Lance Archer
Colt Cabana

Double or Nothing

2020-05-23, Daily's Place, Jacksonville, Florida, USA

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Originally scheduled to take place at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, it was moved to a closed set due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Matches from Daily's Place:

  1. Casino ladder match:
    Brian Cage [w/Taz] def. Frankie Kazarian, Scorpio Sky, Kip Sabian [w/Penelope Ford], Darby Allin, Orange Cassidy, Colt Cabana, Joey Janela, Luchasaurus
    First to grab the poker chip above the ring gets a future opportunity for the AEW World championship. Two men start out, with a new person entering every two minutes until eveyone has entered, or someone has grabbed the chip. Frankie Kazarian and Scorpio Sky of SoCal Uncensored start out, Kip Sabian enters third, getting some help from Jimmy Havoc to take out the SCU. Darby Allin enters fourth, trying to take out Kazarian by jumping him on his skateboard from the top of a ladder, hurting his leg and not returning until all other enters the match. Cassidy enters fifth, taking a detour through the commentary booth asking how to win the match before entering. Cabana enters sixth, Janela seventh and Luchasaurus eighth. Brian Cage is the mystery ninth entrant, climbing the ladder with Cassidy on his back, not stopping until all other competitors bring him down, burying him beneath a pile of junk outside the ring. Cage breaks free, taking out everyone and climbs the ladder to grab the chip and win the match.
  2. MJF [w/Wardlow] def. Jungle Boy
    Jungle Boy has MJF in a crossface lock, but MJF bites his way out of the hold. After a series of pin reversals, MJF eventually gets the three-count using a modified European clutch.
  3. TNT championship tournament final:
    Cody [w/Arn Anderson & Brandi Rhodes] def. Lance Archer [w/Jake "The Snake" Roberts]
    "Iron" Mike Tyson came to the ring first with the new championship belt, there to present it to the inaugural champion. Archer tried to slowly break down Cody, using his size advantage. Cody goes for a springboard cutter from the top rope, but ony gets a one-count. Anderson and Roberts are thrown out from ringside, but when Roberts try to return with a snake, he is stopped by Tyson. Cody hits the Cross Rhodes twive, to become the champion.
  4. Kris Statlander def. Penelope Ford [w/Kip Sabian]
    Ford replaced the injured Dr. Britt Baker. Statlander takes out both Ford and Sabian outside thr ring in a dive through the ring ropes. Back in the ring, she hits the Big Bang Theory on Ford to get the pinfall victory.
  5. Dustin Rhodes [w/Brandi Rhodes] def. Shawn Spears
    Spears comes out in a suit, not dressed to wrestle, citing rumours Rhodes not being in the house as the match was made on Dynamite the same week. Spears demanded the referee count Rhodes out, but Rhodes appears. After stripping Spears down to his underwear, Rhodes hits the Final Reckoning and gets the pinfall.
  6. AEW Women's championship, No disqualification, no count-out:
    Hikaru Shida def. Nyla Rose (ch)
    The match started out with the two attacking ech other with Shida's kendo stick in the ring, but quickly spilled outside, where Rose slams Shida through a poker table. Back in the ring, Rose sets up a table in the ring corner and sends Shida through it, but is unable to get the pinfall. Shida takes Rose down using the kendo stick, getting the pinfall to become the new champion.
  7. AEW World championship:
    Jon Moxley (ch) def. Mr. Brodie Lee (subm.)
    This match also quickly spills outside, where Moxley is suplexed onto a guard rail and Lee into the ring announcer's area. Moxley hits the Paradigm Shift on Lee on the rampway to the ring, breaking it and falling to the floor below. After two other paradigm shifts in the ring, Moxley applies a sleeper and gets the submission victory as Lee does not respond to the referee.

Match from TIAA Bank Field (adjacent, taped 2020-05-22):

  1. Stadium Stampede:
    The Elite (The Young Bucks (Nick Jackson & Matt Jackson) & Kenny Omega & "Broken" Matt Hardy & Hangman Adam Page) Inner Circle (Chris Jericho & Jake Hager & Sammy Guevara & Santana & Ortiz)
    A ring was set up at the 50-yard line of an American football stadium, with the two teams starting from each side. Pinfalls count anywhere. The "match" went on around the entire arena complex, until Omega hits the One Winged Angle on Sammy Guevara.

Fyter Fest

2020-07-01 and 2020-07-02, Daily's Place, Jacksonville, Florida, USA

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Originally scheduled to take place in London, England, UK, it was moved to a closed set due to the Covid-19 pandemic and held as two special episodes of AEW Dynamite.

Part 1 (AEW Dynamite 2020-07-01):

  1. Jurassic Express (Jungle Boy & Luchasaurus) [w/Marco Stunt] def. MJF & Wardlow
    MJF inadvertently hits Wardlow with the Dynamite Diamond Ring, allowing Luchasaurus to take out Wardlow and get the pinfall victory for his team.
  2. AEW Women's championship:
    Hikaru Shida (ch) def. Penelope Ford [w/Kip Sabian]
    Sabian is ejected from the ring even before the match starts, for putting his hands on the referee. Shida hits the Falcon Arrow on Ford, but she reverses it. With the referee distracted, Sabian comes back in trying to attack Shida with the kendo stick. He misses, but Ford almost gets a pinfall due to the distraction. After a second Falcon Arrow, Shida eventually gets the pinfall to retain the championship.
  3. TNT championship:
    Cody Rhodes (ch) [w/Arn Anderson] def. Jake Hager [w/Catalina]
    With the refere distracted, Dustin Rhodes comes to the ring, attacking Hager. Hager counters cross rhodes into a triangle, but Rhodes counters and gets the pinfall victory.
  4. Private Party (Isiah Kassidy & Marq Quen) [w/Matt Hardy] def. Santana & Ortiz
    Quen pins Ortiz to get the pinfall victory after a double-team bulldog.
  5. AEW tagteam championship:
    Kenny Omega & Adam Page (ch) def. Best Friends (Chuck Taylor & Trent Beretta)
    Best Friends hit the Strong Zero on Page, but Omega saves him just in time to avoid the three-count. Page hits the Dead-Eye and a buckshot lariat on Trent, to retain the championships.

Part 2 (AEW Dynamite 2020-07-08, taped 2020-07-02):

  1. AEW tagteam championship:
    Kenny Omega & Adam Page (ch) def. Private Party (Isiah Kassidy & Marq Quen) [w/Matt Hardy]
    Page pins Kassidy after the Last Call double-team move.
  2. Lance Archer [w/Jake "The Snake" Roberts] def. Joey Janela
    Archer drives Janela through a table outside the ring, then brings Janela back into the ring to get the three-count.
  3. The Butcher & The Blade & Lucha Brothers (Pentagon Jr. & Rey Fénix) def. FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler) & The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson)
    Pentagon Jr. pins Matt Jackson after he and Fénix performs the LP Driver on him.
  4. 2-on-1 handicap match:
    Nyla Rose def. Kenzie Paige & Kylinn King
    Rose powerbombs her two opponents on top of each other and cover both for the pinfall victory.
  5. Dark Order (Mr. Brody Lee & Stu Grayson & Colt Cabana) def. SoCal Uncensored (Christopher Daniels & Frankie Kazarian & Scorpio Sky)
    Lee takes out Grayson with a disqus lariat, and gives Cabana the pin count.
  6. Chris Jericho [w/Santana & Ortiz] def. Orange Cassidy
    Jericho attacks Cassidy with the baseball bat when the refere is distracted, but Cassidy kicks out. Jericho eventually hits the Judas Effect to get the pinfall victory.

Fight for the Fallen

2020-07-15, Daily's Place, Jacksonville, Florida, USA

Scheduled event. Results not available.

All Out

2020-09-05, Location TBA

Scheduled event. Results not available.

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