AEW Dynamite Results (10/26/2022)
All Elite Wrestling will deliver a star-studded episode of AEW Dynamite on October 26.
Jon Moxley will defend the AEW World Championship against Penta El Zero Miedo. Plus, Chris Jericho and Daniel Garcia will battle Claudio Castagnoli and Wheeler Yuta. Elsewhere on the show, FTR will face Swerve in our Glory in a #1 Contender’s Match, and Bryan Danielson will clash with Sammy Guevarra. Additionally, fans will hear from MJF, and Riho will face Jamie Hayter.
The live results are as follows
Jericho Appreciation Society (Chris Jericho and Daniel Garcia) vs. Blackpool Combat Club (Claudio Castagnoli and Wheeler Yuta)
Castagoli and Jericho start the bout. “The Swiss Superman” takes control and overpowers his opponents. Yuta tags in and grounds Garcia. The ROH Pure Champion gains the upper hand, but Yuta fires back with a senton. Castagnoli and Yuta elbow Jericho and Garcia. The match briefly spills out of the ring. The BCC double-teams Garcia. Castagnoli drills Jericho with some uppercuts. Hager distracts Castagnoli, and Jericho capitalizes with a dropkick. Jericho and Garcia isolate Castagnoli. He rallies and tags Yuta, who dives onto Jericho with a splash. Yuta unloads on Garcia and slams Jericho to the mat. Yuta dives onto Garcia at ringside. Jericho goes to use Lloyd the bat, but Castagnoli powerbombs him. Castagnoli swings Jericho while he has Garcia on his shoulders. Castagnoli takes out the JAS with uppercuts and pins Jericho.
Winners: Blackpool Combat Club (Claudio Castagnoli and Wheeler Yuta)
Backstage, Renee Paquette interviews Bryan Danielson. She asks him about his match tonight, and he says he’s frustrated that he lost to Chris Jericho. He says he’s frustrated that Daniel Garcia betrayed him and Wheeler Yuta talked back to him. Yuta walks up, and Danielson says he’s going to unleash all of his frustration tonight. Yuta brags about his win and says he’s not Danielson’s son, he’s a man. They argue, and Castagnoli pulls them apart. He tells them to discuss the matter like adults later.
A vignette shows clips of Kenny Omega and the Young Bucks.
Backstage, the Jericho Appreciation Society gets frustrated about their loss. Jericho says Castagnoli accepted the victory when there was a baseball bat in the ring. He issues an open challenge to any former ROH World Champion for next week.
#1 Contender’s Match: FTR (Cash Wheeler and Dax Harwood) vs. Swerve in our Glory (Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland)
The Acclaimed come to the stage to watch the match. Wheeler and Strickland feel each other out, and they’re evenly matched. Wheeler gains the upper hand and tags Harwood. Lee tags in, and FTR goes for the Big Rig, but the big man blocks it. Lee takes his opponents down with a crossbody. Swerve and Lee take control and isolate Wheeler. They continue to control the action, but Wheeler eventually tags Harwood. Dax clears house with a flurry of offense. He sends Lee to the outside. Swerve and Dax trade pin attempts. Harwood dumps Strickland on his head with a German suplex. FTR double-teams Strickland and gets a two count. Lee tags in and drops Wheeler with a double-team move. Strickland knocks Harwood to the floor. Swerve in our Glory gets a two count with a powerbomb.
Harwood catches a diving Strickland, rolls through and powerbombs him. Lee falls onto Wheeler after a headbutt and gets a two count. FTR takes the fight to Lee in the corner. Harwood superplexes Lee, and Wheeler gets a two count with a splash. Strickland breaks up a Big Rig. Wheeler takes him out with a superkick. FTR gets a near fall with the Big Rig. Harwood rolls up Lee for a two count. Strickland hits him below the belt. Lee pins Harwood with the Big Bang Catastrophe while the Gunns hold Wheeler at ringside
Winners: Swerve in our Glory (Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland)
The Acclaimed save FTR from the Gunns after the bell.
Britt Baker confronts Saraya during an interview, and they argue.
Renee Paquette introduces MJF. He asks the crowd if there are any “devil worshippers” in the crowd. When asked about his upcoming match with Jon Moxley, MJF mocks the champion and calls him “mid”. He recalls how William Regal made it seem like he couldn’t beat Moxley without using his diamond ring. MJF promises that he won’t use the ring at AEW Full Gear. MJF says all he’s ever needed to be successful is a grudge, and he’s full of them. MJF says that, at Full Gear, he’ll be fighting every “sorry scumbag” who told him he’s not good enough, and he’s going to shove the chip on his shoulder down their throats. He calls himself a generational talent. Stokely Hathaway interrupts and teases that The Firm will attack Moxley. MJF says that if The Firm even looks at Moxley, he’s fired.
In a promo, The Kingdom (Matt Taven, Mike Bennett, and Maria Kanellis) discuss their debut. Matt Taven says he’s going to step up to the plate; he challenges Wardlow to a match for the TNT Championship. Wardlow says that it doesn’t matter what Taven has done before; this Friday, Taven will be the next casualty of the Powerbomb Symphony.
Bryan Danielson vs. Sammy Guevara (with Tay Melo)
The two competitors feel each other out. Guevara takes control early on with a flurry of offense. Danielson fires up and grounds Guevara. Danielson says he’s going to kick Guevara’s head in. Guevara catches Danielson with a knee strike and hits a springboard moonsault. Guevara continues to ground Danielson, and he suplexes “The American Dragon”. While Guevara distracts the referee, Conti wrenches Danielson’s arm in the ropes. Guevara continues to control the action. He mocks Danielson by stealing his signature kicks to the chest. Danielson rallies and slaps Guevara. Danielson chops and kicks him. “The American Dragon” dives onto him at ringside. Guevara hits a standing Spanish fly.
Danielson counters a standing moonsault and traps Guevara in the LeBell Lock, but the former TNT Champion reaches the ropes. Guevara hits an avalanche Spanish fly for a two count. Danielson hits his signature running knee. He stomps Guevara’s head several times and locks in a triangle choke. He elbows Guevara’s head until the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Bryan Danielson
In an interview, Alex Abrahantes says Rey Fenix should target the All-Atlantic Championship. Christian Cage, alongside Luchasaurus, interrupts and says the big man deserves a shot at the gold. Orange Cassidy crashes the party and says “let’s do this.”
Jamie Hayter (with Britt Baker and Rebel) vs. Riho
The match is a stalemate early on. Hayter slams Riho to the mat and trucks over her. Riho dives onto Hayter outside the ring. Hayter slams Riho onto the apron. In the ring, she suplexes the former champion. Hayter grounds Riho and slams her into the corner. Hayter distracts the referee, and Baker attacks Riho at ringside. The former champion rallies and rolls Hayter up for a two count. Rebel gets on the apron, and Riho takes her down. Hayter blocks a tiger feint kick, but Riho gets a two count with a Northern Lights suplex. Hayter drops Riho with a brainbuster and gets a two count. Baker distracts Riho, but she still plants Hayter with a Code Red for another two count. Riho pounds the mat in frustration. Hayter levels her with a backbreaker. Riho dumps Hayter with a suplex. Riho rolls Hayter up for a two count.
Hayter drills Riho with a lariat for the win.
Winner: Jamie Hayter
Toni Storm comes to the stage and poses with her title.
In an interview, Eddie Kingston puts on a fake smile and says he’s doing great. He wants to talk about Jon Moxley instead. When asked about the match, he says it will be a hard one for Moxley, Kingston predicts a victory for Moxley.
In a video segment, Darby Allin addresses Sting’s absence, saying he told Sting that he’s not happy. Allin says he wanted to disappear into a hole, and Sting told him he couldn’t do that. Allin told Sting he wanted to prove himself by himself. Allin says his biggest weakness is himself, and he has no comfort zone. He says the “old friend” Lethal has been talking about can come to Dynamite next week. In a promo, Lethal says Allin is in for a rude awakening next week.
AEW World Championship: Jon Moxley (c) vs. Penta El Zero Miedo
Moxley and Penta take the fight to each other and trade blows. Penta counters the Paradigm Shift. He does his signature taunt, and Moxley flips him off. Penta dives onto Moxley at ringside. Moxley and Penta brawl around ringside. Back in the ring, Penta takes control. Moxley suplexes him into the corner. Penta takes Mox down with a slingblade. Moxley drops him with a cutter and spikes him with a stump piledriver. Penta snaps Moxley’s arm and gets a two count. Moxley plants Penta with a DDT on the steps. The champion hits a King Kong lariat for a two count. Penta hits a diving stomp and nails him with the Fear Factor for a two count. Moxley pins Penta with the Paradigm Shift.
Winner and still AEW World Champion: Jon Moxley
The Firm (W. Morrissey, The Gunns, Ethan Page, and Lee Moriarty) attacks Moxley after the bell. Security guards run to the ring, and The Firm beats them up. The Blackpool Combat Club have been trapped backstage, so they can’t help Moxley. MJF comes to the stage and hesitates. He eventually runs to the ring and shoves Hathaway. MJF says Hathaway is fired. Page drops MJF with a big boot. The Firm gangs up on MJF. Page hits the Ego’s Edge. Morrissey dumps MJF out of the ring. The Firm continues the beatdown, and Morrissey slams MJF through a table.