AEW Dynamite Results (06/08/2022)
Updated: Jun 10
All Elite Wrestling will deliver an action-packed show with the June 8 episode of AEW Dynamite.
Jon Moxley will face the winner of a Casino Battle Royale, and the victor of this match will advance to the match for the Interim AEW World Championship at Forbidden Door. Plus, Hangman Page will return to the ring, Thunder Rosa will defend the AEW Women’s World Championship, and PAC will face Buddy Matthews.
Casino Battle Royale (Winner faces Jon Moxley in the main event)
The match begins with Darby Allin, Daniel Garcia, Eddie Kingston, Tony Nese, and Lance Archer. Ricky Starks, Rey Fenix, Swerve Strickland, Jake Hager, and Keith Lee enter the match next. The next suit consists of John Silver, Konosuke Takeshita, Max Caster, Austin Gunn, and Colten Gunn. Next up, Powerhouse Hobbs, Kyle O’Reilly, Bobby Fish, Dante Martin, and Wheeler Yuta enter the match. Andrade El Idolo enters as The Joker. The match comes down to Andrade, Fenix, Hobbs, Starks, and O’Reilly. In the end, the match comes down to O’Reilly and Yuta, and the reDRagon star emerges victorious.
Order of elimination:
Tony Nese (Eliminated by Keith Lee)
Lance Archer (Keith Lee)
Max Caster (Rey Fenix)
Austin Gunn (Keith Lee)
Colten Gunn (Keith Lee)
Keith Lee (Swerve Strickland)
John Silver (Powerhouse Hobbs)
Eddie Kingston (Jake Hager)
Jake Hager (Wheeler Yuta)
Konosuke Takeshita (Ricky Starks and Powerhouse Hobbs)
Dante Martin (Ricky Starks)
Ricky Starks (Rey Fenix)
Bobby Fish (Darby Allin)
Darby Allin (Swerve Strickland)
Swerve Strickland (Andrade El Idolo)
Powerhouse Hobbs (Wheeler Yuta)
Rey Fenix (Andrade El Idolo)
Andrade El Idolo (Wheeler Yuta)
Wheeler Yuta (Kyle O’Reilly)
Winner: Kyle O’Reilly
In a promo, Jon Moxley previews the main event and says O’Reilly will be in the ring with the wrong guy in the wrong place at the wrong time. He says the Forbidden Door belongs to him, and a three-year journey will culminate at Forbidden Door.
The broadcast team announces that AEW World Champion CM Punk underwent successful surgery, and the doctors were encouraged by the result.
A video package announces the arrival of the All-Atlantic Championship, which represents the fans watching around the world. The broadcast team shows the belt and announces that there will be a tournament for the title, and it will conclude with a four-way match at Forbidden Door.
AEW All-Atlantic Championship Tournament First-Round Match: PAC vs. Buddy Matthews
PAC and Matthews take the fight to each other right away, and they’re evenly matched early on. “The Bastard” spikes Matthews on his head with a DDT. The two foes trade blows. Matthews stomps on PAC’s foot, but he eats some kicks. They keep exchanging strikes. PAC blasts his opponent with a superkick, but Matthews fires back with a knee strike. Both men are down after a lariat.
Matthews gets a two-count with a Liger Bomb. PAC plants him with a Poison-rana. Another kick floors Matthews, and PAC hits the Black Arrow for the win.
The Lucha Brothers celebrate with PAC after the match. The House of Black comes out to check on Matthews.
In a promo, Eddie Kingston is fired up and says Hager cost him the Battle Royale. He says he hates the Jericho Appreciation Society and promises to get Jericho. Kingston challenges Hager to a match on AEW Rampage.
Trent Beretta comes to the ring and says he’s bummed out; it’s National Best Friends Day, and his friends aren’t there. He says he and Rocky Romero had a match for the ROH Tag Team Championship, and while they didn’t win, they didn’t lose, either, so they deserve another shot. He tells FTR to come to the ring, and they do.
Cash Wheeler says he agrees that they didn’t win or lose. He makes it clear that they want to prove that they’re the best team in the world. Dax Harwood says that Beretta shouldn’t be mad at them; he should be mad at the guys who attacked them all. Will Ospreay comes to the stage, and Aussie Open attacks FTR and Beretta. The faction members beat them down, and Ospreay stands tall along with his stablemates.
Backstage, William Regal is standing by with Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish. He says he’s taught them a lot, but he says Moxley will crack O’Reilly’s head open tonight.
Hangman Page vs. David Finlay
Adam Cole joins commentary for the bout. Page and Finlay feel each other out, and the former world champion gains the upper hand. He controls the bout and takes the opportunity to drink a beer at ringside. Finlay rallies with a chop block, and the momentum swings in his favor. He targets Hangman’s leg for a few minutes. Page fires up and slams Finlay. He hits a springboard clothesline and dives onto Finlay outside the ring.
The former champion powerbombs Finlay, but the latter catches Hangman with a back-breaker. Finlay gets a two-count with an inside cradle, but Page blasts him with one lariat and pins him with the Buckshot Lariat for the win.
Winner: Hangman Page
In a post-match promo, Hangman says there’s a lot he wants to say about the AEW World Championship, but tonight’s not the night. He points out that he wasn’t in the Casino Battle Royale, but he knows there’s not only one world championship. Page says that he wants the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship, and he wants Okada at Forbidden Door.
Cole comes to the stage and says Okada might not even be the champion because Jay White could beat him. He says Page lost the title, whereas he personally won the Owen Hart Foundation Tournament. Cole says he should get the title shot because he’s the new franchise player. He suggests that Page stays out of his way and drops the microphone with a “boom.”
In a pre-tape, Marina Shafir steps up to Thunder Rosa when the AEW Women’s World Champion issues an open challenge.
In-Ring Segment: Wardlow and Tony Schiavone
Wardlow says he didn’t compete in the Battle Royale because he doesn’t want a title shot until he can face the rightful champion, CM Punk. He tells Punk to heal up because he’ll be waiting when he gets back. For now, Wardlow says there’s one title he wants, and it’s a championship he had won in March before MJF cost him it. He says it’s time for a change before the champion, Scorpio Sky comes to the stage. Dan Lambert and Ethan Page stop Sky from getting into the ring.
Wardlow says he’ll wait until the injured Sky is 110% ready to go. “Smart” Mark Sterling appears on the video screen and reminds Wardlow that he can’t rip up a legal document. he says Wardlow has two options; he can face him in a courtroom, or he can face 20 of the security officials he beat up in an elimination match next week.
In a promo, The Young Bucks brag about how they beat the Lucha Brothers last week. They say they want the tag titles back. The Hardy Brothers interrupt and point out that they beat the Bucks at AEW Double or Nothing. Christian Cage and Jurassic Express join the party. Cage says they have to earn a title shot, but he throws down a challenge: Jurassic Express will defend the titles vs. The Hardys and The Young Bucks in a ladder match next week.
AEW Women’s World Championship: Thunder Rosa (c) vs. Marina Shafir
Rosa and Shafir feel each other out and struggle to gain the upper hand. The champion catches Shafir with a strike to the face. Shafir suplexes Rosa and grounds her. She’s in firm control of the action, and she continues to keep Rosa grounded. The champion rallies and rocks Shafir with a kick. She stuns Shafir with a flurry of offense.
Shafir dumps Rosa on her head with a modified pump-handle slam. Rosa rolls through another slam and gets the pin.
Winner and still AEW Women’s World Champion: Thunder Rosa
Shafir attacks Rosa after the match, but Toni Storm makes the save. Storm grabs the title, looks
Jade Cargill and The Baddies are backstage to hype up Red Velvet’s match with Kris Statlander on AEW Rampage.
Winner advances to the Interim AEW World Championship Match at Forbidden Door: Jon Moxley vs. Kyle O’Reilly
Moxley and O’Reilly feel each other out, and they’re evenly matched early on. The former AEW World Champion gains the upper hand, and they trade holds. Moxley stomps O’Reilly, but the latter gains control with a dragon screw and a diving knee drop while Moxley is hung up in the ropes.
The match spills to the outside, and Moxley unloads on O’Reilly with some punches. O’Reilly blasts him with a shotgun dropkick. Back in the ring, the reDRagon star maintains the advantage. He keeps attacking Moxley’s leg as he slams it onto the apron. “The Purveyor of Violence” crotches O’Reilly on the ropes and sends him crashing to the mat with a modified suplex. The two men trade blows, and Moxley headbutts O’Reilly. Both men take each other down with big boots.
O’Reilly escapes a chicken wing by biting the ropes, and Moxley blasts him with a lariat. Some stiff strikes rock Moxley, but he drills O’Reilly with a few nasty elbows. O’Reilly nails Mox with a kick. O’Reilly counters a piledriver into a triangle choke and goes for a heel hook. Moxley escapes and plants O’Reilly with a piledriver. The two men keep trading strikes, and Moxley blasts O’Reilly with the Regal Knee. The Paradigm Shift puts Moxley down for the three count.
Winner: Jon Moxley