AEW Battle Of The Belts VI Results (04/07/2023)
AEW presented an action-packed show with AEW Battle of the Belts VI on April 7.
Jade Cargill defended the TBS Championship against Billie Starkz, and Dralistico challenged Orange Cassidy for the AEW International Championship. Plus, the Lucha Brothers defended the ROH World Tag Team Championship against Powerhouse Hobbs.
AEW International Championship: Orange Cassidy (with Trent Beretta & Chuck Taylor) def. Dralistico (with Jose the Assistant)
Dralistico and Cassy feel each other out early on. Cassidy gains momentum with an arm drag. Dralistico takes Cassidy down with a hurricanrana, sending the champion to the outside. Cassidy chops Dralistico’s chest and takes control, forcing Dralistico to head to the head. Jose the Assistant interferes and helps Dralistico gain the upper hand. He grounds Cassidy. The champion rallies with a spinning DDT. He hits the Stun-dog Millionaire. Dralistico briefly locks in a submission hold, but Cassidy escapes. Dralistico escapes the Beach Break and hits a Destroyer. He gets a two count with a kick. Cassidy drills Jose with an Orange Punch when he tries to interfere. Cassidy rolls Dralistico up for a two count and hits a Orange Punch for the win.
Winner and still AEW International Champion: Orange Cassidy
In a post-match promo, the House of Black notes that they’re not done with Cassidy yet, and Buddy Matthews seemingly challenges him to a title match.
Jay Briscoe is interviewed, and he makes it clear he’s ready to move on from his loss to Samoa Joe at ROH Supercard of Honor. Jay Lethal approaches him and suggests working together. They shke hands, but Mark doesn’t look thrilled when Sonjay Dutt, Jeff Jarrett, and Satnam Singh get involved.
TBS Championship: Jade Cargill (c) (with Leila Grey and Mark Sterling) vs. Billie Starkz
Using her strength advantage, Cargill dominates the match early on. The action spills to the outside, and Cargill maintains the advantage. Starkz rallies, and she counters the Jaded into a hurricanrana. She sends Cargill to the outside with a kick. Starkz gets a two count with a Flatiner. She counters the Jaded again but Cargill levels her with a pump kick. Cargill hits the Jaded for the win.
Winner and still TBS Champion: Jade Cargill
Taya Valkyrie comes out after the match. Jade takes a swing at her, but Taya gains the upper had. Valkyrie goes for the Road to Valhalla, but Cargill escapes and leaves.
Backstage, Brandon Cutler and Michael Nakazawa are asked about The Blackpool Combat Club’s repeated attacks on The Elite, and they make it clear that they have had enough.
ROH World Tag Team Championship: The Lucha Brothers (Penta El Zero Miedo & Rey Fenix) vs. QT Marshall and Powerhouse Hobbs
Penta takes the fight to Marshall early on and controls the early portion of the bout. Hobbs tags in, and he takes the fight to both men, but the challengers double-team him. They isolate Penta and keep him grounded. Penta rallies, but Hobbs stops him from tagging out. Fenix makes the hot tag and clears house with a flurry of offense. Marshall hits an acrobatic kick and the QT Cutter, and everyone is down. Fenix hits a splash, and Penta floors Marshall with a destroyer. Fenix drills Marshall with a kick. Aaron Solo distracts Fenix, and Harley Cameron kicks Alex Abrahantes below the belt. Marshall nearly steals the win with a roll-up. Fenix rolls Marshall up for the win.
Winner and still ROH World Television Champions: The Lucha Brothers