AEW Dark 6/21/2022


This week's AEW Dark matches were taped at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.



Max Caster (w/ Anthony Bowens) defeated Trevor Aeon

**

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Caster made quick work of Aeon, pummeling him with a series of hard-hitting maneuvers. After playing to the crowd, Caster hit Aeon with the Mic Drop for the victory


Serpentico defeated Vary Morales

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These two started off with fast-paced exchanges and reversals. Serpentico gained the upper hand and nailed Morales with an impressive power bomb. Shortly after, Serpentico beat him with a Gotch-Style Neutralizer for the win.


Kris Statlander defeated Ava Everett

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Statlander immediately took Everett to the mat and hit a standing frog splash. Everett responded with a few nasty forearms in the corner, but Statlander wouldn't take that lightly, delivering her twisting sit-out powerbomb for the victory.



Dark Order (John Silver & Alex Reynolds) defeated The Wingmen (Peter Avalon & Cezar Bononi)

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Avalon was dominated early which led to him tagging out to Bononi. Bononi worked down Silver in the corner with a big boot, but that didn't lead to much as Silver tagged out to Reynolds once he got a chance. Reynolds cleaned house of Bononi, but before that, Avalon had made a secret tag. Avalon looked like he had a chance to take off Reynolds' head with a clothesline, but he got caught in a roll-up pin instead which scored Dark Order the win.


The Varsity Blonds & Brock Anderson (w/ Arn Anderson) defeated Terry Yaki, Jay Lucas & Larry Lazard

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The opposing team across Anderson and The Blonds didn't get a single move in as they were all cleared out one by one. Griff Garrison got the majority of the offense, hitting Lucas with a rolling elbow before delivering a front facing slam for the victory.


Diamante defeated Devlyn Macabre

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Macabre had the early advantage after tripping Diamante when she went to bounce off the ropes. Both women eventually made their way back to their feet and engaged in a striking war with mainly kicks. Diamante made easy work of Macabre after, locking her in a

straightjacket crossface for the submission victory.



Tony Nese defeated JDX in a ROH Pure Rules Match

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Nese slammed JDX to the mat as soon as the bell rang. JDX stood back up after recovering and nailed Nese with a right hand, but Nese responded by taking JDX to his knees and blasting him with a reverse kick to the skull. Moments later, Nese transitioned a pump handle into a piledriver for the win.

After the bout, "Smart" Mark Sterling called out Wheeler Yuta on Nese's behalf for a ROH Pure Title match next week. Later on, Yuta accepted.


ROH Women's Champion Mercedes Martinez & Serena Deeb defeated Yaide & Anna Diaz

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Deeb and Martinez made quick work of their opponents, locking them in their respective submissions after dodging attacks from both women, picking up yet another victory as a team.


Jay Lethal (w/ Sonjay Dutt & Satnam Singh) defeated Blake Christian

***1/4

Lethal and Christian tied up in a lockup that fizzled out once it made it in the corner. Lethal was very brash in his actions, but Christian took advantage of the moment with a dropkick that sent Lethal tumbling into the bottom rope.

Lethal regained the advantage after Christian failed to capitalize on a dropkick. The match slowed down significantly at this point with Lethal applying a rest hold. The crowd willed Christian to his feet which prompted him to hit a standing sliced bread for a near fall. Christian followed with a ripcord Spanish Fly for another very close near fall.

Christian went for a 450, but Lethal got his knees up. Lethal hit the Lethal Combination, followed by a top rope elbow drop for the win.


Overall: Thumbs In The Middle Pointing


By #GeraldRoberts