For the second time ever, All Elite Wrestling will deliver “Blood & Guts” on the June 29 episode of AEW Dynamite.
Eddie Kingston, Santana, and Ortiz will team up with the Blackpool Combat Club (Jon Moxley, Wheeler Yuta, and Claudio Castagnoli) to face the Jericho Appreciation Society (Chris Jericho, Daniel Garcia, Matt Menard, Angelo Parker, and Jake Hager.)
Plus, Jade Cargill will defend the TBS Championship against Leila Grey, and Orange Cassidy will take on Ethan Page.
Ethan Page (with Dan Lambert) vs. Orange Cassidy (with Chuck Taylor and Trent Beretta)
Before the match, Lambert says that, unlike elections, there are rules here. He demands the referee to send Taylor and Beretta to the back, and they go. Once the bell rings, Page briefly gains the upper hand, but Cassidy fires up and dropkicks him. “Freshly Squeezed” flexes and sends Page to the outside with a hip toss. He dives onto Page outside the ring and hits a crossbody. “All Ego” uses his strength advantage to gain the upper hand. He sends Cassidy to the outside, and Lambert mockingly pours some orange juice on Cassidy. Page continues to control the match and ground Cassidy. Page blasts him with a kick and gets a two-count with a brainbuster.
Cassidy uses the power of his pockets to escape the Razor’s Edge and counters a second attempt into a hurricanrana. Lambert distracts Cassidy, and Page capitalizes by slamming him for a two count. Cassidy perseveres and hits the Stun-dog Millionaire. He drops Page with a spinning DDT. “Freshly Squeezed” confronts Lambert when he gets involved again and sips the orange juice. He blasts Page with the Orange Punch, spits the juice in Lambert’s face, and slams Page for the win.
Winner: Orange Cassidy
The Best Friends come back to the ring and celebrate with Cassidy. They give the people what they want by hugging him.
Christian Cage comes to the ramp because he has something to say. The veteran says upper management asked him to come out and apologize for the insensitive remarks he made about Jungle Boy’s family last week. He says he has never apologized for anything in his career before, but he’s sorry Jungle Boy’s whole family isn’t dead because they had to see him destroy Jungle Boy last week. Well, everyone except his mom. He then mouths, “Call me”. Cage says he requested a match, but he never said it was for him. With newly heel music, Luchasaurus, dressed in black gear, comes out and gets some advice from Cage.
Luchasaurus vs. Serpentico
Luchasaurus dominates Serpentico and makes him tap out to the Snare Trap.
This was a very quick squash match.
Instructed by Cage, Luchasaurus attacks Serpentico and chokeslams him on the floor.
Wardlow and TNT Champion Scorpio Sky backstage. Sky says he’s not a security guard, he’s a champion. He reminds Wardlow that he beat him last time. “Mr. Mayhem,” says he’s done talking; he’ll treat every member of American Top Team like a security guard, and when he’s done with them, he’s coming for the title. Sky says he’ll face Wardlow in a Street Fight for the title next week.
Max Caster and Gunn Club (Austin and Colten Gunn) vs. Danhausen and TBA
Max Caster says Danhausen does white-face and threatens to make him drink all the water in Flint if he embarrasses the Gunn Club again. Anthony Bowens asks “Daddy Ass” Billy Gunn to scissor him. Danhausen says he found some partners who are good at wrestling, and FTR comes out.
Cash Wheeler and Austin Gunn start the match and feel each other out. Dax Harwood tags in and grounds Austin. FTR double-teams Austin, and Danhausen gets in on the action. The Gunns gang up on Danhausen. Caster tags in and maintains the advantage. Austin and Colten work together to isolate the “Very Nice, Very Evil” one. Dax Harwood makes the hot tag and clears house. FTR dishes out stereo German suplexes to the Gunn Club. Austin hits a hip toss on Harwood, and both men are down. Danhausen tags in and kicks Austin. He makes the “GTS” sign and goes for the Go To Sleep, but Bowens gets out of his wheelchair and moves to hit Danhausen with the crutch. He ducks, so Bowens accidentally hits Austin, and Danhausen pins him.
Winners: Danhausen and FTR
After the match, The Acclaimed try to explain themselves to the Gunns. Austin and Colten are upset, but “Daddy Ass” Billy Gunn shoved Austin to the ground and sided with The Acclaimed.
In a taped promo, Jay Lethal, alongside Sonjay Dutt, challenges ROH World Television Champion Samoa Joe to a title match at ROH Death Before Dishonor.
TBS Champion: Jade Cargill (c) (with Stokely Hathaway and Kiera Hogan) vs. Leila Grey
Cargill overpowers Grey early on and hits her with a fallaway slam. She continues to dominate, but Grey sneaks up on her and gets a two-count with a roll-up. The challenger hits Cargill with a series of strikes. Cargill counters a bulldog and blasts Grey with a big boot. Cargill pins Grey with Jaded to win the match.
Winner and still TBS Champion: Jade Cargill
After the match, Cargill tells Hathaway to find her some real competition next time. Hathaway says someone who doesn’t even work here seized the moment. He calls Kris Statlander and Athena lazy, and they charge the ring. The duo double-teams Cargill, but Leila Gray shoves Athena off the top rope. She helps Cargill and Kiera Hogan beat them up. Grey moves to shake hands with Hathaway, but the champion pushes her and walks away.
The Young Bucks, all by themselves, say they’re not happy, even though they have the tag titles again because all of their friends are hurt. They say they don’t have any friends left, except the titles themselves. Matt points out that they’re the first two-time tag team champions in AEW history. Matt says that the forbidden door might be cracked open a bit, as YOSHI-HASHI and Goto want a shot at the gold. They say they’ll give them a match if they earn it this week on AEW Rampage.
Blood & Guts: Blackpool Combat Club (Jon Moxley, Wheeler Yuta, Eddie Kingston, Santana, Ortiz, and Claudio Castagnoli) vs. The Jericho Appreciation Society (Chris Jericho, Daniel Garcia, Matt Menard, Angelo Parker, and Jake Hager)
Claudio and Guevara start the bout. “The Swiss Cyborg” uses his impressive strength to gain the upper hand early on. Guevara climbs up the cage, and Claudio brings him down. “The Spanish God” leaps on the ropes, trying to escape Claudio, but the powerhouse chases him down. Guevara counters a pop-up uppercut into a cutter. Claudio tries to Swing Guevara, but Garcia enters the match and stops him. Claudio uppercuts both men, but they gang up on him. The duo double-suplexes him. Garcia roughly scrapes his boot on Claudio’s face in the ropes. The JAS duo keeps grounding him, but Wheeler Yuta enters the match and takes the fight to both of his opponents. He German suplexes Garcia and Guevara separately. Yuta chokes Guevara as Claudio throws Guevara across the ring.
Hager enters the ring and slams Yuta to the mat. Claudio throws Guevara from one ring to the other. Claudio and Hager, former tag team partners, square off. The fans chant, “We The People” out of recognition of their days together in WWE. They trade blows, and the other competitors get involved. Moxley throws a chair at Hager and suplexes Guevara. Claudio hits a bulldog on Hager onto a chair. Moxley rakes Garcia’s face on the chair. Moxley jabs Garcia with a fork as Guevara gets slammed face-first into a chair. Wheeler and Moxley hit a Hart Attack on Garcia. Claudio and Moxley double-team Guevara. The BCC is in complete control, and Angelo Parker enters the match. All of his teammates are down, so he’s left alone with the BCC. Claudio slams him, Yuta drops him with a Michinoku Driver, and he eats strikes from the trio.
Hager enters the mix, and the JAS takes control again. Hager hits Claudio’s ankle with a chair. He jabs a chair into his former partner’s throat. Ortiz enters the match and takes the fight to Guevara. He dishes out clotheslines and drops Guevara with a lariat. Moxley floors Parker with a piledriver onto the broken glass as the momentum swings back in BCC’s favor. Moxley cuts up Hager’s face with a weapon. The JAS gain the upper hand just in time for Matt Menard to enter the match. He hits Yuta and Ortiz with a chair. Claudio tastes the steel, too. The JAS gangs up on Moxley. The Interim AEW World Champion is busted open, and Menard grinds his face into the steel.
Santana enters the match, and Moxley jabs Menard with a bunch of spikes. Menard hits him low, but Yuta comes to the rescue. Santana goes down with a leg injury of some sort. Jericho enters the match and brings Floyd the bat with him. Ortiz brings the fight to Jericho and hits him with a chair. Guevara catches him with a cutter, but Yuta suplexes him. Claudio slams Hager and blasts Garcia with a pop-up uppercut. Jericho takes him down with an uppercut. Kingston enters the match and dishes out punishment with a kendo stick. Parker’s face is a crimson mask. Jericho gets some rubbing alcohol. Kingston throws a chair at Hager’s face. Claudio rocks Menard with a big boot. Kingston and Ortiz powerbomb Hager through a table. Claudio exposes the bare canvas. Moxley slams Menard onto some tacks. Parker is hanging upside down from one of the poles that are holding up the cage. Moxley chokes Menard, but Jericho blasts him with the Judas Effect. Moxley bites Jericho, who goes low and DDTs him onto the tacks.
Jericho drags him across the tacks and locks in the Walls of Jericho on top of the tacks. Kingston makes the save and hits him in the face with some tacks. Jericho blasts a fire extinguisher in Kingston’s face. Tay Conti takes out a referee and tries to enter the cage, but Ruby Soho stops her. They brawl until officials separate them. Jericho climbs to the top of the cage, and Kingston follows him up. “The Mad King” bites Jericho and drops him with a back fist. Guevara climbs up to the top and attacks Kingston. Kingston hits Guevara below the belt and throws him off a cage and down through the timekeeper’s table.
Jericho and Kingston keep fighting off the top of the cage. Santana gets taken to the back due to his injury. Jericho locks in the Walls of Jericho, but Claudio climbs up and blasts Jericho with a big boot. Menard climbs up to the top as Cesaro Swings Jericho. Kingston and Cesaro lock Jericho and Menard in stereo submissions, and Menard taps out.
Winners: Blackpool Combat Club
While the winning team celebrates, Kingston is clearly upset because he wanted to make Jericho tap out. The Blackpool Combat Club stands tall on the top of the cage to close the show. Still, he raises Claudio’s hand, so it seems like all is well.