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  • Writer's pictureCarlos Astorga

AEW Dynamite Live Results (07/03/2024)


Welcome to Indy Pro Wrestling's results for "AEW Dynamite": Beach Break on July 3, 2024, coming to you live from the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Illinois!


After being unable to defeat Swerve Strickland to become the new AEW World Champion at AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door, Will Ospreay will have to refocus his sights tonight as he puts his AEW International Championship on the line against Daniel Garcia. Ospreay granted Garcia a shot at his title in the opening segment of last Wednesday's edition of "Dynamite" as a deflated MJF stood by, who had looked to ask Garcia to be his opponent at AEW All In.


Mercedes Mone walked out of Forbidden Door dripping in gold after she dethroned Stephanie Vaquer as NJPW STRONG Women's Champion whilst successfully defending her TBS Championship in a Winner Take All Match. In the moments that followed the contest between the two women, Mone and AEW fans were both taken aback when Dr. Britt Baker D.M.D. make her surprise return to warn Mone that she was coming after her. In light of both events, Baker will be appearing on tonight's show with something on her mind to share, and Mone will be hosting a celebration for her major victory.


The next competitors to advance in the Men's and Women's Owen Hart Cup Tournaments will be determined, as Jeff Jarrett faces a wild card opponent of The Elite's choosing in a quarterfinals match for the Men's Owen Hart Cup Tournament. A semifinals match is also set for tonight, as Blackpool Combat Club's Bryan Danielson takes on PAC after they defeated Shingo Takagi and Claudio Castagnoli in the quarterfinals respectively.


Meanwhile, in the Women's Owen Hart Cup Tournament, Willow Nightingale will be going head-to-head with Kris Statlander in a semifinals match. Not only did Nightingale and Statlander meet on the Zero Hour Pre-Show when they teamed with Tam Nakano and Momo Watanabe respectively, but tensions between them have been on the rise over the course of the last several weeks as the two share a storied history with one another.


We are live! The show kicks off with a conversation between Renee Paquette and Daniel Garcia about his International Championship match later tonight. MJF interrupts to wish Garcia the best in the match, and when Garcia looks to answer his All In challenge, MJF tells him to focus on that later.


Excalibur, Taz, and Tony Schiavone then greet audiences at home as Bryan Danielson makes his way down to the ring. PAC follows.


Bryan Danielson vs. PAC in a Semifinals Match for the Men's Owen Hart Cup Tournament


The bell rings and the two lock up. They take turns locking one another in submission holds before Danielson fires off chops on PAC. Danielson and PAC then level one another with crossbodies and exchange strikes, but PAC lands a boot on Danielson that sends him crashing out of the ring. PAC connects with a springboard moonsault, then gets Danielson back in the ring and locks in the Brutalizer. Danielson gets his foot on the bottom rope to break the hold.


Back from the break, PAC mocks Danielson by landing the Yes Kicks on him. He follows it up with a German suplex, but Danielson lands a roundhouse kick on PAC's head and connects with the Yes Kicks. Danielson hits a running knee on PAC off the apron, then sits him on a chair near the timekeeper's area and delivers the Yes Kicks. PAC intercepts Danielson with a thrust kick, then connects with an elbow drop on him off the barricade.


PAC gets Danielson back in the ring, then ascends to the top and delivers an elbow drop. He lands a Tombstone and goes for a pin, but Danielson kicks out. Danielson cinches in the LeBell Lock on PAC, but PAC gets his foot on the bottom rope to break the hold. Danielson then fires off strikes on PAC and follows it up with a running knee in the corner before he ascends to the top.


PAC trips Danielson, then delivers a superplex to Danielson and goes for a pin. Danielson kicks out and PAC climbs back up to the top. He looks to land the Black Arrow, but Danielson rolls out of the way and delivers the Busaiku Knee. He pins PAC, but PAC transitions into the Brutalizer. Danielson escapes with a pinfall, and PAC kicks out. Danielson cinches in the LeBell Lock once more, but PAC escapes with a pin. Danielson reverses into a pinfall of his own for the win.


Winner: Bryan Danielson


Back from the break, Mark Briscoe is waiting in the ring.


We Hear From Mark Briscoe


Mark says while they may call him a chicken, he's not scared of anything. He says Jack Perry got lucky last week when he emerged victorious in the Six Man Ladder Match at Forbidden Door to win the TNT Championship. He says he's no longer worried about last week, but he's worried about Shark Week and AEW Blood & Guts. He officially announces himself as the first member of Team AEW in the match.


Perry blindsides Mark and clocks him with the TNT Championship. Kyle O'Reilly lands a kick on Perry, but Kazuchika Okada appears and lands the Rainmaker on O'Reilly. The Young Bucks make their way down to the ring to join Okada and Perry, and deliver the EVP Trigger to Mark. The Elite stand tall in the ring holding up their titles, but The Acclaimed's music hit and they make their way down to the ring to even the odds along with "Daddy Ass" Billy Gunn.


Kris Statlander and Stokely Hathaway then make their way down to the ring. Willow Nightingale follows.


Willow Nightingale vs. Kris Statlander (w/ Stokely Hathaway) in a Quarterfinals Match for the Women's Owen Hart Cup Tournament


Nightingale and Statlander begin brawling on the ramp. Nightingale lands a shoulder pounce on Statlander, then sends her face repeatedly bouncing off the ring apron and delivers a suplex to her on the floor. Nightingale and Statlander get inside the ring and the bell sounds. Nightingale sends Statlander's face bouncing off the turnbuckle.


Back from the break, Statlander delivers a jawbreaker to Nightingale. The two brawl on the apron, and Statlander looks to land a German suplex on Nightingale onto the floor. Nightingale hangs on to the top rope and lands a back elbow, then delivers a cannonball off the apron to Statlander. The pair get back in the ring, and Nightingale lands a dropkick on Statlander. Statlander hits a German suplex on Nightingale and looks to deliver a second one, but Nightingale avoids it and delivers a German suplex to Statlander off the middle rope.


Statlander delivers a boot to Nightingale as she sits on the top rope and sets up for Saturday Night Fever. Nightingale counters into a roll up, but Statlander reverses the pin. Nightingale kicks out, and Statlander sends Nightingale crashing into the mat off her shoulders. Hathaway places a chain in the corner for Statlander to use, and she grabs it as Hathaway distracts Nightingale. Statlander looks to hit Nightingale with the chain from behind, but Nightingale sees her coming. Statlander almost hits Hathaway, but puts a stop to her own momentum. Nightingale takes advantage of the miscommunication and rolls up Statlander for the win.


Winner: Willow Nightingale


Back from the break, Tony Schiavone is waiting in the ring.


We Hear From Britt Baker


Schiavone introduces Baker, and she makes her way down to the ring. Baker tells AEW fans that she's missed them, and says while she was thinking about what she wanted to say in her first promo back, she decided just to talk to fans. She says she wants to talk about three things tonight: the past, the present, and the future.


Baker says that fans surely have been wondering where she's been for the last ten months. She says that she had a couple herniated discs and a torn hip labrum. She says she convinced herself she was good until she started feeling really sick one day. She says she looked to open a bottle of water, but she couldn't because her entire right side wouldn't work. She says she was diagnosed with a mini stroke, and says that she told Tony Khan she needed to stay at home for a while.


Baker says that in this present moment, she's cleared to return to action. She says she's never been more nervous than she was returning at Forbidden Door, and says she was worried no one would care if she walked through the curtain. She says that rejection is irrational, but it's persistent. She says fans welcomed her back with open arms, and says she will always be in their corner.


Baker says that when one is going through a hard time, be present and feel it all because it will feel even better once you get through it. She says everyone possesses the impulse to be Elite, then says there's a new Elite female face in AEW: Mercedes Mone. She says Mone worked hard to earn the three letters of CEO, and says it's brilliant to manipulate fans into cheering them by incorporating them into her entrance music. She says fans don't need music to tell Mone that the only three letters that matter in AEW are DMD.


We then see a car pull up to the Wintrust Arena, and Mercedes Mone gets out. She's greeted by The Young Bucks, and makes her way out to the ring as the ring gets set up for her TBS Championship/NJPW STRONG Women's Championship.


Mone tells Chicago it's time to celebrate with their double champion. Baker says she outshined her moment at Forbidden Door, and now Mone is trying to do the same thing to her. Mone says she made Forbidden Door famous when she became a double champion, and says she should've known that Baker would try to steal her moment. She tells Baker to get a good look at what a star looks like.


Baker says she wrestled at the very first All In in Chicago, and says she was the first woman to sign with AEW. She recalls wrestling at Wembley Stadium at All In last year while Mone was injured, then challenges Mone to a match at All In. Mone cuts her off and tells Baker to go to the back of the line, and Baker asks Mone what line she's referring to. Mone says since she's a fan, she knows she's about to say that there's a pierce to pay when you mess with Mone. The two women stare one another down as Mone holds up the TBS Championship and NJPW STRONG Women's Championship.


We then head backstage, and see Will Ospreay ask Don Callis to be out of The Don Callis Family as Kyle Fletcher stands by. Callus agrees to do Ospreay the favor, and says that he'll do him a favor one day.


Chris Jericho then makes his way down to the ring with a contract in hand and several security guards behind him.


We Hear From Chris Jericho


Security surrounds the announce desk, and says he came out to be a guest commentator in the upcoming match. He addresses HOOK using the Judas Effect to beat him at Forbidden Door, and calls out Taz for cheering on his son when he won during their Trios Match at the pay-per-view event. Jericho then says he got an executive order from Matthew Jackson and Nicholas Jackson declaring that Taz must vacate the Wintrust Arena for the rest of the night. Security then escorts Taz away as Jericho takes his spot at the commentary desk.


Samoa Joe, HOOK and Katsuyori Shibata then make their way down to the ring. Cage of Agony follows.


Samoa Joe, HOOK and Katsuyori Shibata vs. Cage of Agony


Joe and Liona begin the action. The bell rings and the two lock up. Joe fires off forearms on Liona, but Liona lands a back elbow on him. He fires off right hands on Joe's midsection, but Joe fires off right hands on Liona. Shibata and Cage tag in, and Shibata fires off forearms on Cage. Shibata cinches in a Figure Four Leg Lock, but Cage quickly makes his way over to the bottom rope to break the hold. HOOK and Kaun tag in, and Kaun lands a jawbreaker on HOOK. He then sends him crashing to the outside.


Back from the break, HOOK and Kaun tag in, and HOOK delivers a suplex to Kaun. Liona lands a strike on HOOK, and Kaun connects with a gutbuster on HOOK. HOOK lands a back elbow on Cage, then follows it up with a Tornado DDT and tags in Joe. Joe delivers a splash to the legal Liona, and Shibata follows it up with a kick. HOOK and Shibata deliver a double suplex, and Joe connects with a running senton. HOOK then locks in Redrum on Kaun as Shibata locks in a Sleeper on Cage and Joe locks in the Coquina Clutch on Liona. Liona taps out.


Winners: Samoa Joe, HOOK and Katsuyori Shibata


After the match, Bryan Keith and Big Bill join Jericho in the ring to beat down Joe, HOOK and Shibata. Keith uses a chair to target Shibata's arm. Bill takes the chair and cracks it across Joe's spine, and Jericho slides on a pair of brass knuckles. He hits HOOK with the brass knuckles, and Keith grabs a table from under the ring. Bill and Jericho set it up in the ring, and Bill chokeslams HOOK through the table.


Back from the break, Jeff Jarrett makes his way down to the ring. "Hangman" Adam Page follows.


Jeff Jarrett vs. Adam Page in a Quarterfinals Match for the Men's Owen Hart Cup Tournament


The bell rings and the two lock up. Page fires off right hands on Jarrett, but Jarrett lands a right hand on him and connects with a knee. Page runs Jarrett over with a clothesline, then delivers a Fallaway Slam and powerbombs him on the ring apron. He sends his head repeatedly bouncing off the ring steps.


Back from the break, Page bites Jarrett and looks to land Dead Eye to him on the apron. Jarrett escapes and delivers a Russian Leg Sweep to Page. Jarrett fires off right hands on Page and lands a Russian Leg Sweep on Page, then connects with an enzuigiri, but Page hits a Dead Eye on Jarrett. He looks to land the Buckshot Lariat, but Jarrett sees him coming and locks in a Sharpshooter.


Page makes his way over to the bottom rope to escape the hold. He then lands the Buckshot Lariat and a second Dead Eye for the win.


Winner: "Hangman" Adam Page


After the match, Karen Jarrett checks on her husband.


We then head backstage, where Bryan Keith blindsides HOOK as he's being checked on by medical officials. Chris Jericho throws a fireball at HOOK, and Big Bill watches on.


Back from the break, we head over and see The Young Bucks congratulate Page on lifting his suspension from AEW and advancing in the Men's Owen Hart Cup Tournament. They ask him to be the fifth member of The Elite's team in Blood & Guts, and Page makes it clear that he wants no part in it. He tells them that he's no longer their puppet and storms off.


Back at ringside, Daniel Garcia and MJF make their way down to the ring. Will Ospreay follows.


Will Ospreay (c) vs. Daniel Garcia (w/ MJF) for the AEW International Championship


The bell rings and the two lock up. Ospreay lands a shoulder tackle on Garcia, but Garcia connects with a kick to Ospreay's face and follows it up with a variation of a piledriver. Garcia lands a forearm on Ospreay, then delivers a dropkick on him and hits a neckbreaker. He delivers a clothesline in the corner, then lands a thrust kick on his face and delivers a crossbody over the top rope. He stares down MJF as the latter checks on Garcia.


Back from the break, Ospreay lands a couple chops on Garcia. Garcia gets fired up and lands a pair of twisting neckbreakers on Ospreay before spiking him with a DDT and delivering a third twisting neckbreaker. Ospreay fires off kicks on Garcia's face, then exchanges open palm strikes with Ospreay. Garcia lands a back suplex on Ospreay, but Ospreay responds with a Spanish Fly. Gracia then lands a belly-to-back piledriver on Ospreay.


Garcia lands a boot on the side of Ospreay's head, but Ospreay lands an enzuigiri and a Styles Clash. Ospreay looks to land the Hidden Blade on Garcia, but Garcia cinches in a submission on Ospreay. Ospreay escapes and looks to land the Os-Cutter, but Garcia sees him coming and delivers a piledriver. He goes for a pin, but Ospreay kicks out.


MJF hands Garcia his "Dynamite" Diamond Ring, and Garcia picks it up. Ospreay tries taking advantage and rolls up Ospreay, but Ospreay kicks out. Garcia levels Ospreay with a clothesline and debates using the "Dynamite" Diamond Ring. He opts not to and hands it back to MJF, opening the door for Ospreay to land the Hidden Blade for the win.


Winner (and still): Will Ospreay


Who Can Daniel Garcia Trust?


After Ospreay defeats Garcia, Ospreay whispers something to a disappointed Garcia. MJF joins Garcia in the ring, and MJF tells Garcia his loss was on him and not Garcia. MJF helps Garcia up and raises his hand, then hugs him before he low blows him. He puts on the "Dynamite" Diamond Ring and hits "Daddy Magic" Matt Menard with it when he tries to help out Garcia. He then hits Garcia with it and steps on his throat as Garcia begins to bleed. MJF clocks security with the "Dynamite" Diamond Ring when they run down, then rains down right hands on Garcia and sits him on the top turnbuckle. Officials run down to the ring to try and stop MJF, but MJF ignores them. He joins Garcia on the ropes and delivers a piledriver to him. Officials break the two apart, but MJF pulls them away and rains down more right hands on Garcia. Will Ospreay makes his way down the ramp, and MJF retreats through the crowd as he yells at fans and throws garbage at him. EMTs then get Garcia onto a stretcher and roll him out of the Wintrust Arena as the show goes off the air.

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