AEW Fyter Fest: Night 1 Results – 7/1/20
AEW Fyter Fest: Night 1 Results – 7/1/20
Commentary Team: Jim Ross, Excalibur, Tony Schiavone & Chris Jericho
MJF & WARDLOW VS JURASSIC EXPRESS:
Boy tries a Poisoned Frankensteiner on the apron, but MJF blocks & passes him off to Wardlow who slams him on the floor, MJF with a Overhead Belly to Belly then a nip up followed by a Fargo Strut, Back Suplex for a 2 count, Saurus with a Pop-Up Faceplant then a Basement Tail Whip to MJF, Tail Whip to Wardlow, MJF blocks the Chokeslam, Saurus with a Fireman Carry Slam, Boy with a series of Tope Suicidas to MJF, Wardlow with a Choke on Boy, but Saurus takes him out with a Tope con Hilo, Express with The Extinction into an Ace Crusher, but Wardlow makes the save, Wardlow with a Step-Up Hurricanrana, F-10, but Boy counters into a Poisoned Frankensteiner, Saurus with a Pop-Up Sit-Out Powerbomb, MJF is right back up & delivers a Basement Superkick before fallind down, Boy with an Assisted Destroyer on MJF, Wardlow catches Stunt & Gorilla Presses him into Boy, MJF with a rollup on Saurus, but only gets a near fall, Warldow up top, Senton Atomico, but still only a near fall, MJF loads the ring up, but Saurus ducks, MJF stops himself from hitting Wardlow and asks if he can do anything right, Saurus kicks the hand into Wardlow knocking him down, Boy with a Springboard Tornado DDT then takes down MJF, Saurus with a Chokeslam to Warldow, Penalty Kick then finishes him with a Standing Moonsault for the win
WINNERS: JURASSIC EXPRESS
Lance Archer attacks Joey Janela and referees and Sonny Kiss have to break it up
AEW Women’s Championship
PENELOPE FORD VS HIKARU SHIDA:
Aubrey is ejecting Kip from ringside, he’s taking Shida’s kendo stick, Shida with a Three Count, she tries the Falcon Arrow,but its blocked, Tamashii no Three Count countered into a rollup, Shida ducks a Spinkick of Doom, Ford rolls to the floor, but Shida is right after her, Ford sends Shida into the barricade, Shida with a Draping Three Count from the apron, Ford with a Cartwheel Back Elbow then a Yakuza Kick followed by a Bridging German Suplex for a near fall, we have a slap fight (shades of Tifa & Scarlet) Ford with a Handspring Stunner, but Shida blocks, Swinging Sleeper, Firewoman Carry into a Backbreaker for a near fall, Flacon Arrow connects, but Ford floats into a flash pin for a near fall, Matrix counter to a Missile Dropkick & hits the Stunner, but only gets a near fall, she grabs the belt, but Kip is back in with the cane, Shida ducks & cane’s the shit out of Kip, Ford with a Handspring Ace Crusher, but only gets a near fall, Ford drags her tothe corner, but Shida avoids the Moonsault, she hits a pair of Three Counts then a Falcon Arrow, but only gets a near fall, Shida calls for the kill & hits The Tamashii no Three Count to retain
WINNER & STILL AEW WOMEN’S CHAMPION: HIKARU SHIDA
Taz breaks Jon Moxley’s Paradigm Shift down to send us to break, with an emphasis on how Brian Cage’s traps are so thick that it’s not going to be as effective as usual
AEW TNT Championship
JAKE HAGER W/CATALINA VS CODY W/ARN ANDERSON:
Cody with a Sunset Flip out of the cornr for a 2 count, they trade Ankle Locks, Cody with a Diving Crossbody, but Hager catches him, Cody escapes and goes after the leg, Figure 4, but Hager makes it to the rope, Disaster Kick, he tries a second, but Hager turns it into a Powerslam, Cody rolls to the floor, Hager goes after Arn then hits Cody with a Release German Suplex on the floor, Hager goes to post Cody, but Arn blocks it & Cody posts Hager, back in the ring, Hager with a Sleeper, Cody with the Bret Hart counter, Hager kicks out & still holds on, Cody fights out and hits the Cody Cutter, but only gets a near fall, Rhodes Uppercut, Snap Powerslam, but only gets a near fall, Hager Bomb connects and gets a near fall, he goes for another, but Cody gets his feet up, Christian-style Inverted DDT gets a near fall, up top, but Hager meets him with an Avalanche Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex for a near fall, Ankle Lock, Arn up on the apron, Cody maeks it to the rope, Catalina slaps Cody in the face behind the ref’s back, Dustin with a right hand, Hager counters Cross Rhodes, Sambo Suplex into a Kata-Gatame, but Cody counters into a flash pin to retain
WINNER & STILL AEW TNT CHAMPION: CODY
Hager thinks he’s won the belt & he’s hot when he finds out that Cody retains & Hager knocks out the ref (he’s not one of AEW’s regulars, though he’s been in other promotions before, it’s Mike Posey most notably from TNA & ROH) in frustration
We get a Darby Allin video package wherein he’s training by skateboarding, ziplining, and so on
PROUD & POWERFUL VS PRIVATE PARTY W/MATT HARDY:
Quen with a Standing Moonsault on Santana for a 1 count, Moonsault off the middle rope for a 2 count, Party with an Inverted Atomic Drop/Enzugiri combo for a 2 count, Ortiz with a ground Manji-Gatame, Kasady fights out, Ortiz with a Gory Special on Quen then passes him to Santana for an Abdominal Stretch, Kassady with a Tornillo wipes out both PnP, up top, Senton Atomcio on the back of Ortiz, into a cover for a 2 count, Santana with an Ace Crusher on Kassady, Ortiz with a Superbomb then Santana follows with an Alley-Oop into the turnbuckle, Elevator Slam for a near fall, Matt takes the mad ball from Santana, Ortiz has words with Matt, Quen with a rollup for a near fall, Party blocks The Street Sweeper by pulling Santana’s bandana over his eyes, Party hit Gin & Juice and Ortiz can’t get there to make the save & Party gets the win
WINNERS: PRIVATE PARTY
The tag team champions are interviewed backstage.
They talk about how they love Best Friends and they deserve the title shot, but the titles aren’t changing hands.
We get an announcement & you had to know this was coming, the AEW World Title match will now be in 2 weeks at Fight for the Fallen, since Mox is still in quarantine due to his wife’s COVID situation
They’re replacing the World Title match with another Tag Team Title match as the winners tonight will defend against Private Party
Brian Cage and Taz make their entrance and Taz cuts a promo about the title match getting delayed.
They’re not upset about it, they’re easy like Sunday morning, and he actually had a nice healthy conversation with Tony Khan this morning. They spoke about his concern for the health of all their employees, and Mox has tested negative twice and if he decided to come to work next week, he’d get tested here, because AEW doesn’t run a sloppy shop.
He talks about how Mox knows he’s gonna lose and asks the question “Who betta than Cage?”
Trent?’s mom drops Best Friends off for their title match and insists on getting a kiss from her boy
AEW World Tag Team Championship
THE BEST FRIENDS VS HANGMAN ADAM PAGE & KENNY OMEGA:
Chuck with a Snap Suplex on Page for a 2 count, Omega with a Zangief Backbreaker on Trent? for a 2 count, Kotaro Krusher/Standing Shooting Star Press combo on Trent? for a 2 count, FTR pulls up some lawn chairs to watch the match, Dudebuster DDT on Page, Chuck wipes out the champs with a Tope con Hilo, Trent? with a Tope Suicida on Omega then sends Omega into an Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex into Page, Page with a Fallaway Slam on Trent? he wipes out Chuck on the floor, then back in with a Lariat on Trent? Omega with a Fisherman Buster on Trent? for a 2 count, You Can’t Escape, but Trent? gets the knees up during the Moonsault, Chuck with a Piledriver, but Page makes the save, Dragon Rush to Chuck, one for Trent? another for Chuck, Pop-Up German Suplex, Pop-Up Powerbomb then a V-Trigger, but only gets a near fall, Champs look for the kill, but Trent? avoids Last Call, Strong Zero connects, but Page makes th e save, One-Winged Angel countered into The Awful Waffle, it connects, but instead of going for the cover Friends go for the hug, Page with a pair of Rolling Elbows, Page blocks Crunchy!, but Trent turns it into a pin for a near fall, page hits The Deadeye, but only gets a near fall, Page looks for the kill & hits The Buckshot Lariat to retain the belts
WINNERS & STILL AEW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: HANGMAN ADAM PAGE & KENNY OMEGA
FTR come to the ring with beers to share with the champs. Page takes his eagerly, Kenny is a little more skeptical but he takes it all the same. Omega is real ginger about it before dumping it out on the floor. FTR get in his face, and the Young Bucks arrive to defuse the situation.
Hangman ends up standing with FTR as they all bicker