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2022

TBS championship tournament 2021-2022

2021-10-23 to 2022-01-05

A tournament was set up to crown the inaugural TBS champion, with the finals taking place on the first TBS broadcast of AEW Dynamite.

First round:

  1. AEW Dynamite 2021-10-23: Ruby Soho def. Penelope Ford [w/The Bunny]
    Ford reaches for her brass knucks, but the referee pushes them out of the ring. Soho uses the confusion to roll up Ford for the pinfall.
  2. AEW Dynamite 2021-10-27: Hikaru Shida def. Serena Deeb
    Deeb goes for the Deebtox, but Shida breaks loose but Deeb rolls her up. Shida quickly reverses the roll-up to get the pinfall victory.
  3. AEW Dynamite 2021-11-03: Jamie Hayter [w/Britt Baker & Rebel] def. Anna Jay
    Jay locks Hayter in a sleeper hold, but Rebel and Baker distracts her allowing Hayter to hit the short arm lariat to get the pinfall.
  4. AEW Rampage 2021-11-05: Red Velvet def. The Bunny
    Velvet pins Bunny after the Final Slice.

Second round:

  1. AEW Dynamite 2021-11-17: Nyla Rose [w/Vickie Guerrero] def. Hikaru Shida (subm.)
    Shida taps out to Rose's standing stretch.
  2. AEW Rampage 2021-11-19: Jade Cargill [w/Smart Mark Sterling] def. Red Velvet
    Cargill gets the pinfall after the Jaded.
  3. AEW Dynamite 2021-11-24: Thunder Rosa def. Jamie Hayter [w/Britt Baker & Rebel]
    Baker and Rebel run in, but Rosa takes them both out and then hits Hayter with the casadora for the pinfall victory.
  4. AEW Dynamite 2021-12-01: Ruby Soho def. Kris Statlander
    Statlander sets up Soho for the Big Bang Theory, but Soho reverses into a roll-up to get the pinfall victory.

Semi-finals:

  1. AEW Dynamite 2021-12-22: Ruby Soho def. Nyla Rose [w/Vickie Guerrero]
    Soho locks Rose in the standing Dragon Sleeper, but Guerrero interferes, allowing Rose to break the hold. Rose goes for the ring ropes, but Soho drags her down into her boot to get the pinfall victory.
  2. AEW Dynamite 2021-12-29: Thunder Rosa Jade Cargill [w/Smart Mark Sterling]
    Rosa tries to lock Cargill in a Figure Four when Cargill reverses it. With the referee distracted, a hooded figure attacks Rosa, allowing Jade to hit Rosa with the Jaded to get the pinfall victory. The hooded figure later unmasked as Mercedes Martinez.

Final:

  1. AEW Dynamite 2022-01-05: Jade Cargill def. Ruby Soho
    Soho runs Cargill into the corner and sets her up on the turnbuckle, but Cargill hits back. Soho goes for the arm drag, but Cargill reverses into an avalanche Jaded, getting the pinfall victory to become the inaugural TBS champion.
Thunder Rosa Thunder RosaJade CargillJade Cargill
Anna Jay Jamie Hayter
Jamie Hayter
Jade Cargill Jade Cargill
The Bunny Red Velvet
Red Velvet
Nyla Rose Nyla Rose Ruby Soho
Serena Deeb Hikaru Shida
Hikaru Shida
Kris StatlanderRuby Soho
Penelope FordRuby Soho
Ruby Soho

Battle of the Belts

2022-01-08, Bojangles Collisseum, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

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  1. Interim TNT championship:
    "Spanish God" Sammy Guevara def. "The Natural" Dustin Rhodes [w/Arn Anderson]
    Cody Rhodes was unable to defend the TNT championship due to medical issues, so the match was to crown an interim champion. Rhodes hits the Cross Rhodes on Guevara, but Guevara kicks out. Fuego Del Sol emerges from under the ring, and sets up a table. Guevara hits a Candian Destroyer on Rhodes through the table. Back in the ring, the two trade roll-ups until Guevara gets the pinfall.
  2. FTW championship:
    Ricky Starks (ch) [w/Powerhouse Hobbs] def. Matt Sydal
    Starks hits the Roshambo on Sydal, getting the pinfall to retain the FTW championship. After the match, Starks and Hobbs attack Sydal. Lee Moriarty and Dante Martin comes out to help Sydal.
  3. AEW Women's championship:
    Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. (ch) [w/Rebel & Jamie Hayter] def. Riho
    Baker and Hayter try to set up a table at ringside, but Riho manages to hit a dropkick on Hayter before they are done, taking her out. Baker and Hayter do not seem to get along, giving an advantage to Riho. Riho locks Baker in a single-leg Boston crab, but Baker reaches the ring ropes. Riho goes to the top rope, but Rebel pull Baker away and shields her with own body. Riho hits Rebel with the double foot stomp. Riho hits the Northern Lights Suplex, but only gets a two-count. Baker stomps Riho and applies the lock jaw to get the submission victory.

Revolution

2022-03-06, Addition Arena, Orlando, Florida, USA

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  1. Eddie Kingston def. Chris Jericho (subm.)
    Kingston hits the half and half suplex right out of the gates, driving Jericho's head into the canvas. Jericho hits Kingston with the lionsault, and then twice with the codebreaker and sets up Kingston for the Judas effect, but misses. Kingston reverses and locks Jericho in a stretch, forcing Jericho to submit.
  2. AEW tagteam championship, Three-Way match:
    ReDRagon (Kyle O'Reilly & Bobby Fish) Jungle Boy & Luchasaurus (ch) Young Bucks (Nick Jackson & Matt Jackson) [w/Brandon Cutler]
    Bucks and ReDRagon work together trying to eliminate the champions, but as the Bucks roll up the Jungle Boy for a pinfall, ReDRagon breaks the pin, seemingly causing a split between the two teams. The champions hit the Doomsday Device on Matt Jackson, but only get a two-count. ReDRagon and the Bucks start fighting between themselves. With the referee distracted O'Reilly hits Jungle Boy with the championship belt, but O'Reilly also only gets a two-count, Bucks hit the BTE trigger on Jungle Boy, but O'Reilly breaks the pin. The champions hit the Jurassic Express on Matt Jackson to finally manage to get the three-count to retain the championships.
  3. Face of the Revolution Ladder Match:
    Wardlow def. Christian Cage, Powerhouse Hobbs, Ricky Starks (FTW ch), Keith Lee, Orange Cassidy
    The first to climb the ladder and grab the brass ring hanging above wins a TNT championship match. With two ladders set up in the ring, all six men are climbing up, but eventually Wardlow and Hobbs are the two remaining. They start fighting and both fall off. The match spills out of the ring, with Wardlow pushing Lee and Hobbs down onto the concrete floor. Back in the ring Starks climbs the ladder, but Wardlow powerbombs him down, allowing Wardlow to grab the ring.
  4. TBS championship:
    Jade Cargill (ch) [w/Smart Mark Sterling] def. Tay Conti [w/Anna Jay]
    Conti climbs the ring corner, but Cargill attacks her, running Conti's head into the corner camera. Cargill hits the Jaded to get the pinfall victory.
  5. Dog Collar match:
    CM Punk def. MJF
    MJF rakes the chain in Punk's face, opening a wound causing a lot of blood loss. MJF locks a sleeper hold around Punk's neck with the chain underneath, but Punk gets back to his feet. MJF empties a bag of thumbtacks into the ring, and superplexes Punk into them. MJF calls for Wardlow to come to the ring and hand him his Dynamite Diamond ring, but Wardlow seemingly cannot find it. Punk uses the distraction to hit the GTS on MJF. Wardlow then "finds" the ring, handing it to Punk. Punk uses it and pins MJF.
  6. AEW Women's championship:
    Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. (ch) [w/Rebel & Jamie Hayter] def. Thunder Rosa
    Rosa hits a tombstone piledriver on Baker, but the referee is distracted by Rebel at the ring apron, so Baker can break out from the count. Hayter throws the championship belt into the ring and Baker stomps Rosa into it, but Rosa kicks out of the pinfall attempt. Rosa locks Baker in a submission hold and Baker taps out, but Rebel again distracts the referee. Rose takes out Baker's entourage, but is Baker hits her with a curb stomp when she returns to the ring, getting the pinfall victory.
  7. Jon Moxley def. Bryan Danielson
    Danielson locks the triangle sleeper on Moxley, but Moxley rolls over pinning Danielson's shoulders to the mat, giving Moxley the pinfall victory. The two keeps fighting after the bell rings until William Regal arrives, slapping some sense into the two.
  8. Tornado six-man tagteam match:
    Sammy Guevara (TNT ch) & Darby Allin & Sting def. Andrade-Hardy Family Office (Matt Hardy & Andrade El Ídolo & Isiah Kassidy)
    Allin performs the coffin drop on Hardy to get the pinfall victory.
  9. AEW World championship:
    "Hangman" Adam Page (ch) def. Adam Cole
    Page hits the Dead-Eye on a table set up outside the ring by Cole's ReDRagon friends. Dark Order comes to the ring to the aid of Page. Page hits the buckshot lariat on Cole, but Cole puts his hand on the bottom rope to break the count, but Page hits a second buckshot lariat to get the pinfall victory to retain the championship.

Battle of the Belts II

2022-04-16, Curtis Culwell Center, Garland, Texas, USA

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Matches were taped 2022-04-15.

  1. Interim TNT championship:
    "Spanish God" Sammy Guevara [w/Tay Conti] def. Scorpio Sky (ch) [w/Dan Lambert]
    Sky hits three backbreakers on Guevara, but Guevara counters the fourth attempt. Guevara hits the Spanish fly but is unable to get a three-count. Ethan Page arrives ringside but Guevara takes out both him and Sky with a moonsault from the top rope. Sky's associates keep fighting outside the ring, distracting the referee enough for Guevara to be able to hit a low blow on Sky. Guevara then hits the GTH to get the pinfall.
  2. Ring of Honor world championship:
    Jonathan Gresham (ch) def. Dalton Castle [w/The Boys] (subm.)
    This highly technical match went back and forth between the two competitors. Castle shows his ring awareness and agility by countering many of Gresham's moves. Gresham locks in the octopus on Castle, forcing Castle to tap out.
  3. AEW Women's championship:
    Thunder Rosa (ch) def. Nyla Rose
    This was a match of strength vs. technique. Rosa hits a torneo from the top rope to the outside of the ring. Rosa follows up with a diving crossbody, but Rose reverses it by just picking Rosa up. Rosa hits the Code Red on Rose, but only gets a two-count. Rose his a powerbomb, but is also only able to get a two-count. Rosa hits a hurricanrana, rolls up Rose and gets the pinfall victory to retain the championship.

Owen Hart Foundation Tournament

2022-05-11 to 2022-05-29

Owen Hart Foundation Men's Tournament first round matches:

  1. AEW Dynamite 2022-05-11: Adam Cole def. Dax Harwood (subm.)
    Cole applies a sharpshooter to get the submission victory.
  2. Jeff Hardy [w/Matt Hardy] vs. Darby Allin
    Allin hits a coffin drop on Hardy, but Hardy reverses to get the pinfall.
  3. AEW Dynamite 2022-05-18: Samoa Joe def. Johnny Elite
    Joe was Ring of Honor television champion at the same time. Elite entered as an unannounced joker in the tournament, but was defeated when Joe hit a Samoan Drop to get the pinfall victory.
  4. Kyle O'Reilly def. Rey Fénix [w/Alex Abrahantes]
    Fénix goes for a cutter, but O'Reilly counters and locks Fénix' left arm in a leg capture to get the submission victory.

Owen Hart Foundation Men's Tournament semi-final matches:

  1. AEW Dynamite 2022-05-18: Adam Cole def. Jeff Hardy
    Hardy goes for a Swanton bomb, but Cole moves out of the way. Cole hits a running knee to get the pinfall victory.
  2. AEW Dynamite 2022-05-25: Samoa Joe def. Kyle O'Reilly
    Joe locks a rear-naked sleeper hold on O'Reilly, who tries to counter with an armlock. The referee awards Joe the victory as O'Reilly passes out.

Owen Hart Foundation Women's Tournament first round matches:

  1. AEW Dynamite 2022-05-11: Toni Storm def. Jamie Hayter
    Storm hits the Storm Zero piledriver on Hayter to get the pinfall.
  2. AEW Rampage 2022-05-13: Ruby Soho def. Riho
    Soho pins Riho after the Blade Runner.
  3. AEW Dynamite 2022-05-18: Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. def. Maki Itoh (subm.)
    Baker's former tagteam partner Itoh entered as an unannounced joker. Baker locks Itoh in the lockjaw, to get the submission victory.
  4. AEW Rampage 2022-05-20: Kris Statlander def. Red Velvet [w/Jade Cargill (TBS ch), Kiera Hogan & Mark Sterling]
    Statlander hits a lariat. She sets up a piledriver, but Velvet reverses, almost two-count. Statlander counters the counter, getting the pinfall.

Owen Hart Foundation Women's Tournament semi-final matches:

  1. AEW Dynamite 2022-05-25: Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. def. Toni Storm
    Jamie Hayter comes ringside, distracting Storm. Baker only manages to get a two-count, however. Baker goes for the superkick, but is blocked by Storm. Baker manages to get a pinfall while holding the ring ropes for leverage.
  2. AEW Rampage 2022-05-27: Ruby Soho def. Kris Statlander
    Statlander goes for the spider crab, but Soho kicks out. After tripping Statlander, she rolls her up for the pinfall.
Rey Fénix Kyle O'RellySamoa JoeFinals at Double or Nothing
Kyle O'Reilly
Samoa Joe Samoa Joe
Johnny Elite (joker)
Jeff Hardy Jeff Hardy Adam Cole
Darby Allin
Adam Cole Adam Cole
Dax Harwood
Toni Storm Toni StormDr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.Finals at Double or Nothing
Jamie Hayter
Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.
Maki Itoh
Riho Ruby Soho Ruby Soho
Ruby Soho
Red Velvet Kris Statlander
Kris Statlander

Double or Nothing

2022-05-29, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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  1. Wardlow def. MJF
    Stipulation: If Wardlow wins, he is no longer under contract with MJF. If MJF wins, Wardlow can never sign with AEW. MJF tries to bring out his Dynamite Diamond ring, but the referee stops him. Wardlow hits MJF with multiple powerbombs before getting an easy pinfall victory.
  2. Hardys (Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy) def. Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson) [w/Brandon Cutler]
    Jeff pins Nick after a Swanton bomb.after
  3. TBS championship:
    Jade Cargill (ch) def. Anna Jay
    Cargill's entourage Kiera Hogan and Red Velvet come ringside trying to attack Jay, but Jay hits a double DDT on them. Cargill's manager "Smart" Mark Sterling comes ringside, trying to hand Cargill his crutches, but Jay uses its instead. Jay locks Cargill in the Queenslayer, but Cargill manages to kick out. Cargill hits the Jaded from the top rope to get the pinfall.
  4. The House of Black (Malakai Black & Buddy Matthews & Brody King) def. Death Triangle (Pac & Penta Oscuro & Rey Fénix) [w/Alex Abrahantes]
    Pac goes for the Black Arrow on Malakai Black, when the lights go out and Julia Hart appears, hitting Pac with the black mist. Black gets the pinfall on Pac after a back-heel kick.
  5. Owen Hart Foundation Men's Tournament final match:
    Adam Cole def. Samoa Joe
    Bobby Fish comes to the ring, attacking Joe. Cole pins Joe after a knee to the back of the head, to win the tournament.
  6. Owen Hart Foundation Women's Tournament final match:
    Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. def. Ruby Soho
    Soho rolls up Baker to get the pinfall, but Baker reverses into a roll-up on her own, getting the victory.
  7. Mixed trios match:
    Men of the Year (Scorpio Sky (TNT ch) & Ethan Page) & Paige VanZant [w/Dan Lambert] def. Sammy Guevara & Frankie Kazarian & and Tay Conti
    Stipulation: If Guevara's team loses, Guevara and Kazarian cannot challenge for the TNT championship as long as Sky is champion. Guevara and Kazarian have their issues, allowing their opponents to get the advantage. Sky hits the TKO on Kazarian to get the pinfall victory.
  8. Kyle O'Reilly def. Darby Allin
    O'Reilly pins Allin after a diving knee drop from the top rope.
  9. AEW Women's championship:
    Thunder Rosa (ch) def. Serena Deeb
    Rosa pins Deeb after the Fire Thunder Driver.
  10. Anarchy in the Arena match:
    The Jericho Appreciation Society (Chris Jericho & Matt Menard & Angelo Parker & Daniel Garcia & Jake Hager) def. Eddie Kingston & Santana & Ortiz & and The Blackpool Combat Club (Bryan Danielson & Jon Moxley) (subm.)
    This "match" took place everywhere at the arena at once, but needed a decision in the ring. The match is called off when Jericho locks the single-leg crab on Danielson, assisted by Hager.
  11. AEW tagteam championship, Three-Way match:
    Jungle Boy & Luchasaurus (ch) [w/Christian] def. Team Taz (Ricky Starks & Powerhouse Hobbs), Keith Lee & Swerve Strickland
    Strickland goes for the Swerve stomp on Jungle Boy, but Jungle Boy moves out. Luchasaurus and Jungle Boy double-teams Strickland, allowing Jungle Boy to get the pinfall victory to retain the championships.
  12. AEW World championship:
    CM Punk def. "Hangman" Adam Page (ch)
    Page hits the GTS on Punk, but is only able to get the two-count. Punk picks up Page and inadvertently takes out the referee when doing an airplane spin. Page sees the referee being knocked out and goes to grab the championship belt, but eventually decides against using it. Page goes for the buckshot lariat, but Punk counters into the GTS to get the pinfall victory and win the championship.

AEW×NJPW: Forbidden Door

2022-06-26, United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA

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All-Atlantic championship qualifiers (not on the main event):

  1. AEW Dynamite 2022-06-08: Pac (United Kingdom) def. Buddy Matthews (Australia)
    Pac hits the poison rana on Matthews and follows it up with the black arrow, to get the pinfall victory.
  2. AEW Dynamite 2022-06-15: Miro (Bulgaria) def. Ethan Page (Canada) [w/Dan Lambert] (subm.)
    Miro lands a superkick on Page and goes for the Game Over to get the submission victory.
  3. NJPW New Japan Road 2022-06-21: Tomohiro Ishii (石井 智宏) def. Clark Connors
  4. AEW Dynamite 2022-06-22: Penta Oscuro (Mexico) def. Malakai Black (Netherlands)
    Black pins Oscuro after a back heel kick.

Matches on the main event:

  1. Le Sex Gods ("The Wizard" Chris Jericho &aamp; Sammy Guevara) & Minoru Suzuki [w/Tay Conti] def. Eddie Kingston & Wheeler Yuta (ROH Pure ch) & Shota Umino
    Stipulation: The winning team gets the advantage at the upcoming Blood and Guts event. Jericho pins Suzuki after the Judas Effect.
  2. IWGP heavyweigh tagteam championship and ROH tagteam championship, winner takes all:
    FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler) (ROH ch) def. Roppongi Vice (Trent Beretta & Rocky Romero), United Empire (Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb) (IWGP ch)
    FTR's AAA tagteam championships were not on the line. Harwood is injured early in the match, leaving Wheeler to fight for his own until Harwood made his return, all taped up. Harwood pins Romero to win the championship, to retain their ROH championships and win the IWGP championships.
  3. AEW All-Atlantic championship, four-way match:
    Pac def. Clark Connors, Miro, Malakai Black (subm.)
    Connors replaced NJPW representative Tomohiro Ishii who was injured. Moiro sets up Pac for the Cobra Clutch when Black comes in, blowing the mist in Miros' face. Pac hits a 450 splash on Black, then locks the Brutalizer on Connors to get the submission victory.
  4. Bullet Club (El Phantasmo & The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson) AEW tag ch)) [w/Hikuleo] def. Dudes with Attitudes (Darby Allin & Sting & Shingo Takagi)
    Sting's music plays, but no Sting comes out to the ring. He instead makes a surprise entrance as the opposing team enters, taking them out. Takagi pins Phantasmo for the victory.
  5. AEW Women's championship:
    Thunder Rosa (ch) def. Toni Storm
    Rosa pins Storm after modified German suplex.
  6. IWGP US championship:
    Will Ospreay (ch) [w/Aussie Open (Mark Davis & Kyle Fletcher)] def. Orange Cassidy
    Ospreay hits the stormbreaker for the pinfall.
  7. Claudio Castagnoli def. Zack Sabre Jr.
    Sabre was originally scheduled to meet Bryan Danielson, but due to injury Danielson selected Claudio Castagnoli as a surprise opponent. Castagnoli pins Sabre after a jackknife powerbomb.
  8. IWGP World Heavyweight championship, four-way match: "Switchblade" Jay White (ch) [w/Gedo] def. "Hangman" Adam Page, "The Rainmaker" Kazuchika Okada, Adam Cole
    Okada downs Page with a knee to the stomach, but White comes in and takes out Okada with the bladerunner. White rolls up Page to get the pinfall victory to retain the championship.
  9. Interim AEW championship: Jon Moxley def. Hiroshi Tanahashi
    CM Punk was unable to defend the AEW championship due to injury, so the match was to crown an interim champion. Moxley hits the Death Rider to get the pinfall victory and become the interim champion.

Battle of the Belts III

2022-08-06, Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

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Matches were taped 2022-08-05.

  1. TNT championship:
    Jay Lethal [w/Sonjay Dutt & Satnam Singh] Wardlow (ch)
    Wardlow pins Lethal after a massive headbutt and lariat, followed by a pedigree.
  2. AEW Women's championship:
    Thunder Rosa (ch) [w/Toni Storm] Jamie Hayter [w/Britt Baker & Rebel]
    Hayter runs Rosa into the corne. With the referee distracted, Baker interferes but is taken out by Storm. Rosa rolls up Hayter with the casadora to get the pinfall and retain the championship.
  3. ROH championship:
    Claudio Castagnoli (ch) def. Konosuke Takeshita
    Castagnoli hits the Death Valley Driver on Takeshita. He later hits the Ricola bomb to get the pinfall victory.

All Out

2022-09-04, Now Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Scheduled event. Results not available.

Battle of the Belts IV

2022-10-08, Entertainment and Sports Arena, Washington, DC, USA

Scheduled event. Results not available.

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