May 13th, 2022
Belmont Park, Elmont, New York
Welcome to our live coverage of AEW Dynamite, which is emanating from UBS Arena at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Announced for tonight’s show, Riho will battle Ruby Soho in the quarterfinals of the Owen Hart Foundation tournament, Death Triangle will face The Butcher, The Blade, and Marq Quen. Shawn Spears will take on Bear Boulder, and in the main event, Scorpio Sky will defend his TNT championship against former SCU teammate, Frankie Kazarian!
Match 1: Death Triangle vs The Butcher, the Blade, and Marq Quen
– Pentagon and The Blade start out the match, Pentagon lands a superkick and a kick to the stomach of the Blade, Pentagon then tags in Pac, Butcher then Irish whips Pac into the ring apron, followed by a closeline and a sideslam on the apron. Pac then lands a dropkick from the top rope to The Butcher, sending him to the outside. The Butcher then tags in Marc Quen, Fenix lands an armdrag into a standing double footstomp on Quen, The Butcher sends Fenix to the outside as we go to commercial break.
– We are back from commercial as we see The Blade keeping Fenix away from his corner,n The Butcher and The Blade then land a double team backbreaker/legdrop. Quen then lands a 450 from the top rope for a nearfall, Quen then dives to the outside, taking out Pac and Pentagon, Fenix then lands a hurricarana on the Blade followed by a round house kick, Fenix is then able to tag to Pentagon, Pentagon lands a slingblade on the Butcher, followed by a rolling DDT. Pac then slams Quen down face-first, followed by a german suplex for another nearfall , Pac then lands a reverse german suplex on Quen, The Lucha Brothers lands the fear factor on Marc, Fenix jumps over the top rope, taking out The Butcher and The Blade, Pac then lands the black arrow for the pinfall victory.
Winners via pinfall: The Death Triangle at 10:21
– The lights go out, The House Of Black are in the ring, the lights once again go out and this time, the House Of Black are gone.
Match 2: Shawn Spears vs Bear Boulder
– The match starts with Spears taunting Bear with the “10” motion, Bear grabs him by his beard and lifts him up, Spears gets out of it and runs at Bear, Bear catches him and lands a powerslam, Spears then evades Bear in the corner and lands a series of punches, Bear then goes to deliver a series of punches his own but Shawn Spears racks the eyes and lands the C4 for the quick victory.
Winner via pinfall: Shawn Spears at 2:04
– After the match, Shawn Spears attacks Bear Boulder with a chair, Spears than says that he’s the giant killer and he’s coming for Wardlow Wednesday.
Match 3: Riho vs Ruby Soho
– The match starts out with both women shaking hands and locking up, Soho is able to lock in an armbar on Riho, Soho lands a shoulder tackle and pin but Riho bridges out, Ruby then lands a kick to the stomach and back of Riho, Riho then lands a tilt-a-whirl headscissors followed by a roll through double foot stomp, Ruby then uses her knees to drive Riho face-first into the second rope turnbuckle, followed by a nearfall. Ruby goes for the no future but Riho is able to lock in a submission, Ruby is then able to reach the bottom rope as we go to commercial break.
-We are back from commercial as we see Riho lands a northern lights suplex on Soho for a nearfall, both women then go to the top and exchange headbutts, Riho lands a crossbody on Soho but Soho reverse the pin for a nearfall, Riho then lands a crucifix bomb on Soho for yet another nearfall, Soho then lands a stiff suplex on Riho for a nearfall, followed by a superkick for another nearfall, Ruby is then able to land the bladerunner for the pinfall victory!
Winner via pinfall: Ruby Soho at 9:11
– Billy Gunn is backstage with the Gunn Club and The Acclaimed, Billy says that they are missing two things, first one is a hand gesture, the second one is a catchphrase, Billy says that he used his pull around the company to get them a match on Monday at Elevation, all five men celebrate.
– Tony Schiavone then introduces Jade Cargill and The Baddies. Jade tells Tony to cut the s*it and for the camera man to get a shot of the baddies, Tony announces that Hikaru Shida was injured and can’t compete in the tournament, Jade then says that she thinks that’s great news, Smart Mark Sterling then advocates for Red Velvet to win via forfeit, Tony announces that Red Velvet will face Kris Statlander in the Owen Hart Foundation Tournament, Kris Statlander stares then down from the ramp as we go to commercial break.
Match 4: TNT championship: Scorpio Sky (c) vs Frankie Kazarian