AEW Rampage Live Results (07/15/2022)
All Elite Wrestling will deliver an action-packed episode of AEW Rampage on July 15.
The “Fyter Fest Week 1” edition of the show will feature ROH World Championship match where Jonathan Gresham will defend the gold against Lee Moriarty. Plus, the Lucha Brothers will face Private Party, John Silver and Alex Reynolds will take on the House of Black, and Kris Statlander will team up with Athena.
Dark Order (John Silver and Alex Reynolds) vs. Kings of the Black Throne (Malakai Black and Brody King) (with Julia Hart)
Reynolds and Black feel each other out. Black gains the upper hand. King tags in and overpowers Reynolds. Silver enters the match and squares off with the big man. Silver and Reynolds take control. They knock King out of the ring, and Reynolds goes for a dive, but he gets slammed on the apron. King dominates him, and Black tags in to maintain the advantage. He kicks Reynolds in the corner and isolates the Dark Order member with King’s help. A miscommunication between the House of Black duo give the Dark Order the chance to rally. Black kicks Reynolds, who then eats a stiff lariat from King. Silver and Reynolds double-team King. “Johnny Hungee” suplexes the powerhouse. King pins Reynolds with the Dante’s Inferno.
Winners: Kings of the Black Throne (Malakai Black and Brody King) (with Julia Hart)
After the match, Darby Allin leaps off the entrance tunnel to attack King. Sting walks out to stare down Malakai Black while their partners keep brawling.
Backstage, Miro wonders whether his god made a deal with the devil to stop him. He says he feels something closing around him. Miro wonders whether he should let the pagans take him. He asks his god whether they sent the House of Black to destroy him or to recruit him.
ROH World Championship: Jonathan Gresham (c) (with Tully Blanchard) vs. Lee Moriarty (with Matt Sydal)
ROH veteran Bobby Cruise is the ring announcer, and Caprice Coleman is on commentary. Gresham takes the fight to Moriarty, but the challenger gains the upper hand, sending “The Octopus” tp the outside to regroup. They feel each other out, and Moriarty drills Gresham with a knee to the head. The challenger chases him to the outside and whips him into the barricade. The two men trade blows. Gresham hits Moriarty below the belt when the referee isn’t looking. The competitors shift to a technical style as Gresham takes Moriarty to the mat. The champion is in control, and he sends Moriarty tumbling off the top rope and down to the floor.
Gresham shoves Sydal at ringside and gets in his face. The distraction helps Moriarty briefly gain the upper hand. Back in the ring, Gresham drops him with an arm drag. Gresham painfully wrenches Moriarty’s leg and gets a two count when he goes for a pin. The challenger rocks Gresham with a boot to the face. He dumps the champion on his head with a suplex. Gresham targets his opponent’s arm with a stiff forearm. A dropkick and a bridging suplex earn Moriarty a two count. Gresham takes control with his technical expertise. Moriarty gets a two count with a roll-up. Gresham locks in the Octopus Stretch and makes Moriarty tap out.
Winner and still ROH World Champion: Jonathan Gresham
In a post-match interview, Gresham says he’s the best wrestler in the world, so he’ll be on TNT and TBS every week from now on. Tully Blanchard agrees, but Claudio Castagnoli confronts the champion.
Backstage, Christopher Daniels says that when Samoa Joe gets his hands on Jay Lethal, he’ll choke him out at ROH Death Before Dishonor. He says if Lethal keeps insulting Joe, he might have to slap it out of his mouth.
Athena and Kris Statlander vs. Charlette and Robyn Renegade
Athena and Statlander take the fight to the Renegades. Statlander lifts one, and Athena blasts her with double knees to the face. Athena suplexes Charlette and hits the Eclipse for the win.
Winners: Athena and Kris Statlander
After the match, Jade Cargill and The Baddies attack the winning duo and leave them lying.
Backstage, Moriarty is asked where he goes from here. Stokely Hathway interrupts and points out that he’s wrestled some greats, so he should be doing more. He asks what Matt Sydal is going to do more him as he hands Moriarty a card. Sydal fires back by saying that he got Moriarty a great opportunity; next week on Rampage, he’ll face Dante Martin.
In-Ring Segment: The Gunn Club
When asked about why they betrayed The Acclaimed, Billy says that he treated the duo better than his own sons, but sometimes, “Daddy Ass” has to drop the hammer. The Acclaimed comes to the ring, and “Daddy Ass” asks Bowens to scissor him. Instead, he gets kicked in the face, and The Acclaimed send the Gunns out of the ring. Max Caster says Billy Gunn is big, but he’s hung like a tadpole. He says the young Gunns are like dumb and dumber before he dares them to fight The Acclaimed. Bowens says the fans to cheer for the “Ass Boys” if they want to see a match between the teams. Austin Gunn turns it down, and the trio walks away.
In a split-scren interview, Andrade El Idolo, alongside Private Party, and the Lucha Brothers discuss the main event.
Private Party (with Andrade El Idolo and Jose the assistant) vs. The Lucha Brothers (with Alex Abrahantes)
Private Party gains the upper hand early on by attacking Penta. Andrade grabs at his mask as the former HFO duo is in control. Fenix tags in, and the Lucha Brothers superkick their opponents. Private Party send them to the outside with dropkicks and dive onto them. Fenix drops Kassidy with a cutter. The Lucha Brothers kick him several times. Private Party drop Penta with the Silly String. They isolate Penta for several minutes before Fenix tags in and rallies. Private Party gain the advantage again. They ground Fenix, and Penta tags in. He rallies with a flurry of offense. He slams Kassidy onto Queen and gets a two count with the Made in Japan.
Abrahantes stops Jose from interfering. Penta kicks Andrade, but RUSH rushes down to the ring. Somehow, the Lucha Brothers overcome the interference, and Fenix pins Kassidy.
Winners: The Lucha Brothers