AEW presented its annual ”Double or Nothing” PPV live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 29, 2022.
The AEW Double or Nothing 2022 Pre-Show kicks off with Tony Schiavone and Excalibur welcoming us and announcing the program for the evening then we have a promotional video of Malakai Black for the House Of Black. The Acclaimed (Max Caster & Anthony Bowens) and The Ass Boys (Austin & Colten Gunn) arrive to heat up the room. After several other promotional videos, we have the arrival of Tony Nese and Mark Sterling followed by Hook and Danhausen for the first fight of the evening.
Tag Team Match
Hook and Danhausen vs. Tony Nese and Mark Sterling
At the end of the match, Hook lands a Capture Suplex then he makes the substitution for Danhausen to pin for the win.
Winners: Hook and Danhausen
Just before the end of the Buy-In we welcome Jim Ross.
The Buy-In broadcast live:
AEW DON 2022 Las Vegas, Nevada
The commentators are Jim Ross, Tony Schiavone and Excalibur.
– Tonight is AEW Dynamite, the show starts with the arrival of MJF who is indeed present.
MJF vs. Wardlow
At the end of the match, Wardlow lands his tenth Powerbomb on MJF then he performs the victorious pinfall.
After the match, Tony Schiavone announced to Wardlow that he was officially on the AEW roster thanks to his win over MJF tonight.
Tag Team Match
Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) vs. The Hardys (Jeff & Matt Hardy)
At the end of the match, Matt Hardy carries a Side Effect on Nick Jackson then he continues with Twist of Fate and Jeff Hardy finishes with his Swanton Bomb for the victory.
Winners: The Hardys (Jeff & Matt Hardy)
TBS Championship – Singles Match
Jade Cargill (c) vs. Anna Jay
At the end of the match, Stockely Hathaway (formerly Malcolm Bivens in WWE) came in and distracted Anna Jay as she was on the second rope with Jade Cargill managing to get the upper hand and carry her Jaded for the win.
Winner: Jade Cargill (c)
After the match, Kiera Hogan and Red Velvet pick up Anna Jay for Jade Cargill to attack but Kris Statlander comes to rescue her when suddenly the music of Athena (formerly Ember Moon in WWE) plays. The three women face the retreating Baddies.
Death Triangle (Penta El Zero M, Pac & Rey Fenix) vs. House of Black (Buddy Matthews, Malakai Black & Brody King)
At the end of the match, PAC climbs the third rope to carry his Black Arrow when suddenly the lights go out and when they rally Julia Hart spits the Black Mist in his face causing him to fall and allow Malakai Black to carry. his Black Mass for the win.
Winners: House of Black (Buddy Matthews, Malakai Black & Brody King)
Men’s Tournament Final in Tribute to Owen Hart
Samoa Joe vs. Adam Cole
At the end of the match, Adam Cole surprised Samoa Joe with a Superkick on the shoulder then he chained three more and finished with his Boom for the victory.
Men’s Owen Hart Tribute Tournament Winner: Adam Cole
Final of the women’s tournament in tribute to Owen Hart
Britt Baker vs. Ruby Soho
At the end of the match, Britt Baker surprises and returns Ruby Soho with a Rana Pin for the win.
Winner of the women’s tournament in tribute to Owen Hart: Britt Baker
After the match, Martha Hart comes and thanks the AEW for the organization of this tournament and for allowing to pay tribute to the man as well as the wrestler who was Owen Hart. She then presents a belt to Adam Cole and one to Britt Baker for their victory of the tournament. Adam Cole and Britt then celebrate their victory.
Mixed Trios Match
Scorpio Sky, Ethan Page and Paige VanZant (accompanied by Dan Lambert) vs. Sammy Guevara, Frankie Kazarian and Tay Conti
At the end of the match, Ethan Page hits Frankie Kazarian with a Roundhouse Kick and then Frankie Kazarian continues with his TKO for the victory.
Winners: Scorpio Sky, Ethan Page and Paige VanZant (accompanied by Dan Lambert)
Darby Allin vs Kyle O’Reilly
At the end of the match, Kyle O’Reilly lands the 3rd Penalty Kick on Darby Allin then he goes up on the third rope and lands his Diving Knee Drop for the victory.
Winner: Kyle O’Reilly
AEW Women’s Championship – Singles Match
Thunder Rosa (c) vs. Serena Deeb
At the end of the match, Thunder Rosa wears a Superplex on Serena Deeb then she goes straight to her Fire Thunder Driver for the victory.
Winner: Thunder Rosa (c)
Anarchy in the Arena Match
Blackpool Combat Club (Bryan Danielson & Jon Moxley)Santana, Ortiz and Eddie Kingston vs The Jericho Appreciation Society (Chris Jericho, Daniel Garcia, Jake Hager, Angelo Parker & Matt Menard)
At the end of the match, Jake Hager attacked Bryan Danielson’s leg with a bat and then Chris Jericho hit him with a Single Leg Boston Crab. Jake Hager takes the ropes from the ring and wraps them around the neck of Bryan Danielson who loses consciousness and forces the referee to stop the match.
Winners: The Jericho Appreciation Society (Chris Jericho, Daniel Garcia, Jake Hager, Angelo Parker & Matt Menard)
– We have a video of Andrade with his assistant and he says he is not in AEW to be a loser. He brought in one of the best wrestlers in the world and RUSH arrives. Andrade welcomes him to AEW.
– Behind the scenes, Dan Lambert is very happy to have been able to recover the belts stolen by Tay Conti, Sami Guevara and Frankie Kazarian. Scorpio Sky says Sami Guevara and Frankie Kazarian won’t be able to stand a chance at the TNT title anymore. Dante Martin interrupts them and says he wants that title. Scorpio Sky says he agrees.
AEW Tag Team Championship – Triple Threat Tag Team Match
Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland vs Jurassic Express (Jungle Boy & Luchasaurus) (c) vs Team Taz (Powerhouse Hobbs & Ricky Starks)
At the end of the match, Luchasaurus saves Jungle Boy who was on Swerve Strickland’s shoulders and the two men then carry their Jurassic Express for the victory.
Winners: Jurassic Express (Jungle Boy & Luchasaurus) (c)
AEW World Championship – Singles Match
Adam Hangman Page (c) vs CM Punk
During the match, Adam Page wears the GTS on CM Punk who gets up on the count of 2.
At the end of the match, Adam Page does not use the belt while the referee is on the ground and goes to place for his Buckshot Lariat but CM Punk counters Buckshot’s attempt with his GTS for the victory.
Winner and New Champion: CM Punk
The show ends with CM Punk’s celebration.
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