February 26, 2020
Kansas City, Missouri
Commentary: Jim Ross, Excalibur, and Tony Schiavone
Results by: Josh Boutwell of Wrestleview.com
Quick Match Results
- 30-Minute Iron Man Match: Kenny Omega defeated Pac, winning the last fall via One Winged Angel (2-1)
- Jurassic Express defeated The Inner Circle (Santana, Ortiz & Sammy Guevara) via hurricanrana by Jungle Boy on Guevara
- Best Friends defeated The Butcher & The Blade via Strong Zero on Blade
- Four-Way Match: Hikaru Shida defeated Yuka Sakazaki, Big Swole, Shanna via Flying Knee by Shida on Swole
30-Minute Iron Man Match
Pac vs. Kenny Omega
Omega and PAC get in each other’s face and then begin shoving each other. They finally lockup and Omega puts PAC in a Top Wristlock, but PAC counters into a wristlock of his own only for Omega to counter right back. They both break the hold and stare each other down.
They pie-face each other and then exchange forearms and chops as things begin to escalate. Omega ducks a clothesline attempt and hits a Basement Dropkick but then runs right into a Superkick. PAC connects with a series of elbows but as he goes to hit the ring, Omega pulls him into an attempt at the One Winged Angel.
PAC counters into an attempt a Crucifix but Omega backs him into the corner and then connects with a Hurricanrana. PAC rolls to the floor and Omega follows him with a Somersault Plancha! Back in the ring, Omega connects with a Leg Lariat to the back of the head for the first nearfall of the match.
Omega attempts to whip PAC into the ropes but PAC grabs the ropes to block it and then Omega pulls him into a Rolling Fireman’s Carry. Omega attempts a Moonsault off the top but PAC moves and then attempts a German Suplex. Omega blocks it, shoves PAC into the corner and connects with the Snap Suplex!
Omega sets up for the V-Trigger but PAC rolls to the floor to avoid it. Omega goes for a Baseball Slide but PAC moves out of the way and connects with a series of forearms. PAC hits a back elbow and then goes for an Asai Moonsault, but Omega catches him in midair only to eat a Tornado DDT from PAC onto the floor!
PAC tries to get a count out but Omega manages to climb onto the apron. PAC grabs Omega but Omega manages to slam PAC into the turnbuckles. Omega climbs to the top but PAC climbs up with him only to eat a series of headbutts knocking PAC to the mat.
Omega sets up for a dive but PAC leaps to the top and hits a Super Brainbuster off the top! PAC is unable to roll over for a pin for several seconds, however. PAC finally gets up and climbs back up top. PAC hits a Missile Dropkick and picks up a nearfall.
PAC puts Omega in a side headlock but Omega fights back to his feet and goes for a Mafia Kick. PAC moves out of the way and hits a Slingshot Cutter for another nearfall. PAC starts kicking Omega in the head and blatantly choking him in the ropes.
PAC whips Omega in the corner and charges at him but Omega moves and then Pump Kicks PAC sending him crashing into the turnbuckles. They go back to exchanging strikes in the center of the ring. PAC hits a Pump Kick of his own and then connects with a Snap German Suplex! Omega gets back to his feet and blocks a clothesline followed by a series of nasty Knee Strikes followed by a Tiger Driver! 1…2…NO PAC kicks out!
Omega attempts a One Winged Angel but PAC blocks it only for Omega to pull him down into a Bridging German Suplex for another nearfall that earns a “WHAT THE HELL” from Schiavone! Omega hits a disgusting V-Trigger sending PAC’s face into the middle turnbuckle. Omega lifts PAC in an Electric Chair and climbs to the top for a Super One Winged Angel, but PAC counters into a Super Bomb off the top!
PAC lifts Omega back to the top and attempts a Frankensteiner, but Omega counters into a Snake Eyes followed by a Snap Dragon and another V-Trigger! 1…2…HELL NO THAT BASTARD STILL KICKS OUT!
PAC rolls out to the floor and looks for something under the ring. He finally finds a chair and BLASTS Omega with it! PAC gets disqualified and then destroys Omega with the chair again as The Bucks freak out. The referee makes PAC back away as there is a 30-second break between falls.
PAC immediately kills Omega with a Mafia Kick followed by the Black Arrow of the top for a pin to tie things up!
During the break, PAC attempted another Black Arrow but Omega rolled to the floor to escape. So, PAC followed him out and threw him into the guardrail and continued to beat him down.
PAC hits Omega with a series of elbows on the apron and then hits a damn Falcon Arrow off the apron onto the floor! PAC rolls back in and as Omega tries to climb back in, PAC dropkicks him off the apron causing Omega to crash into the referee, who was checking on Omega with a ringside doctor.
PAC pulls out a table and lays Omega out on it as the ringside doctor checks on the referee. PAC hits a Shooting Star Press off the top through Omega and the table! The referee finally rolls back into the ring and counts but PAC rolls back in at eight. The Young Bucks help Omega get back into the ring before the 10.
PAC goes back to the top and attempts another Black Arrow but Omega gets his knees up this time! Omega manages to get back to his feet after fighting for several seconds and connects with a V-Trigger! Omega hits a second V-Trigger followed by a Uranage Suplex for a nearfall.
Omega hits yet another V-Trigger and this time goes for the One Winged Angel but PAC counters into a Reverse Rana! PAC hits a Swinging DDT and locks in the Brutalizer as we tick under three minutes to go! Omega rolls over and manages to roll over, but PAC rolls through it and holds onto the hold.
Omega rolls again and this time get his foot on the bottom rope as we reach under two minutes.PAC immediately goes back to the Brutalizer but Omega keeps locking his fingers together to try and keep PAC from locking it in. PAC finally locks it in but Omega rolls him over into a nearfall.
PAC keeps the move clinched in and Omega starts raking his eyes only for PAC to keep the hold! Omega looks like he’s starting to pass out but time expires!
PAC punches the referee and Justin Roberts announces that he has been told the match will now enter Sudden Death! Referee Aubrey runs out as Omega nails PAC with a V-Trigger as he turns around! Omega hits a second one followed by another knee for a nearfall!
Omega hits the One Winged Angel and gets the pin to win the match!
Winner: Omega (2-1)
Segment: Pac, Orange Cassidy
Schiavone interviews PAC on the stage and asks him about coming up short in this huge match after everything he did to Kenny and his friends. PAC asks if he is trying to “take the piss” out of him and asks if this is a joke. Orange Cassidy appears and PAC says it has to be a joke now.
PAC destroys Cassidy and starts beating the hell out of him until Jerry Lynn and other producers run out to pull him off.
Backstage: Jake Hager
In the back, Lexxi attempts to get an interview with Chris Jericho but Jake Hager refuses.
The Inner Circle (Santana, Ortiz & Sammy Guevara) vs. Jurassic Express
Jurassic Express kicks the match off laying everyone out with some wicked kicks. Jungle Boy hits a Tope Suicida onto Ortiz and then hits one on Santana! Luchasaurus Press Slams Stunt onto PNP but then catch him and toss him onto Jungle Boy!
PNP hit a Double Pancake on Luchasaurus in the ring. Stunt comes in and Ortiz tosses him into thee air right into a hurricanrana on Santana! PNP catches Stunt and hits a Powerslam/Ghetto Stomp combo followed by a Standing Moonsault from Santana.
Inner Circle is working Stunt in the corner as we come back from break. Santana dives off Ortiz’s back with a Cannonball in the corner and then he and Ortiz flip Stunt into a Sit-Out Powerbomb from Guevara for a nearfall before Jungle Boy breaks up the pin attempt.
Stunt rolls Guevara up and then dives and tags in Luchasaurus, who kills everyone with chops and kicks. Lucha hits a Roundhouse Kick on Ortiz and then a Fossilizer on Santana! Lucha hits a Chokeslam on Ortiz and then follows up with a Standing Moonsault!
Guevara kicks Lucha in the back but then eats a series of kicks from all of the members. Jungle Boy hits a German Suplex and then all three hit Running Thrust Kicks on Guevara in the corner! Stunt hits a Diving Rana on Ortiz and then Lucha and Jungle Boy hit a Kryptonite Krunch/Stomp combo!
Jungle Boy hits a Superkick on Ortiz and then eats an Enziguri from Santana. PNP hits a Hip Toss Slam on Jungle Boy followed by a Standing Shooting Star from Guevara. He gets a nearfall but Stunt dives off the top to break the pin up!
PNP pulls Stunt to the floor but then Lucha hits an Asai Moonsault onto everybody! Guevara picks up the slap jack but Darby Allin comes from the crowd and pulls it away from him. Jungle Boy hits a Hurricanrana on Guevara and gets the pin!
Winners: Jurassic Express via pinfall (Hurricanrana)
After the match, Allin backdrops Guevara over the top onto PNP on the floor!
Best Friends vs. The Butcher & The Blade
Blade takes Chuckie T out on the outside as The Butcher beats Trent down in the ring. Butcher and Blade isolate Trent in the corner. Butcher holds Trent as Blade hits a dropkick followed by a Gutwrench Suplex from Butcher.
Blade hits the ropes and kicks Trent as he went for a backdrop. Blade Suplexes Trent onto the top rope. Blade whips Trent into the corner but Trent explodes out with a Mafia Kick. Taylor tags into the match and hits a Knee Strike followed by a Sole Food/Half and Half combo from the Best Friends.
Back from the break, Taylor kicks a charging Blade and then sidesteps Butcher sending him to the floor. Trent tags in and hits a Tornado DDT on Blade out of the corner. Blade rolls to the floor and Trent follows with a Slingshot Plancha. Blade catches Trent in midair, however.
Blade tosses Trent into the guardrail but Trent bounces off with a Spear! Taylor and Butcher brawl on the other side of the ring. Cassidy and Allie roll into the ring and Allie stops Cassidy from putting his hands in his pockets and then steals his sunglasses. She triest o kick him in the balls but he blocks it and steals her bunny ears.
Cassidy sticks his hands in his pockets and then sidesteps a charging Blade. Cassidy then hits a Tope Suicida onto Butcher on the floor as the referee was preoccupied with Allie! Best Friends hit the Strong Zero on Blade for the pin!
Winners: Best Friends via pinfall (Strong Zero)
Schiavone approaches The Best Friends and announces that PAC will face Orange Cassidy one-on-one at Revolution. Taylor says if PAC things Cassidy is a joke then the joke is on him because Cassidy is going to try this time. A “he’s gonna try” chant starts up. Cassidy gives that a thumbs up.
— All Elite Wrestling on TNT (@AEWonTNT) February 27, 2020
Yuka Sakazaki vs. Big Swole vs. Shanna vs. Hikaru Shida
They all exchange arm drags with each other until Shida rolls Swole up for a nearfall. Swole counters with one of her own for a nearfall. Shanna runs in and hits a Double Rana on them! Yuka eats a series of kicks from everyone as she tried to get involved.
Swole, Shanna and Shida all do a test of strength with each other and Yuka clibs between them and kicks them all. She hits a hurricanrana on Shdia and then dropkicks her into the corner. Swole destroys Yuka with a Forearm Smash.
Shida gets a nearfall on Shanna and then Shanna gets one of her. Swole gets a nearfall on Shanna and then Yuka rolls her up for a nearfall. Shanna nails Shida with a Leaping Forearm Smash. Swole knocks Yuka out of the ring leaving just Swole and Shanna.
Shanna hits Swole with a Superkick knocking her to the floor. Shanna sets up for a dive but eats a Knee Strike in midair off the apron from Shida.
Back from the break, Shida hangs Yuka up in the ropes and then Suplexes Shanna onto her! Shida goes for a Suplex on Shanna again but she blocks it and then Swole dropkicks Shdia. Swole hits a Flatliner on Shida and then hits a Roundhouse Kick on Yuka.
Shida misses a series of kicks on Shanna but connects with a headbutt. Swole hits a Roundhouse Kick followed by a Slingshot Cutter for a nearfall. Shida dives off the top with a Missile Dropkick to Swole for a nearfall. Yuka breaks it up with a Sliding Lariat. Yuka gets her own nearfall but Shanna breaks it up.
Shanna his a Sidewalk Slam on Yuka for a nearfall. Shanna goes to the top but Shida cuts her off. Yuka and Shida both climb up with Shanna but Shanna knocks htem both off in a tree-of-woe. Shanna hits a Diving Double Ghetto Stomp on them!
Shanna goes for a Dragon Suplex on Swole but she blocks it and hits the Dirty Dancing! She goes for one on Shida but Shida ducks and hits a nasty Backbreaker. Shida hits a Shining Wizard but Yuka comes off the top with a Frog Splash on Swole!
Shida hits a Michinoku Driver on Yuka on top of Swole and then a Flying Knee on Swole for the pin!
Winner: Shida via pinfall (Shining Wizard)
Segment: The Dark Order
The Dark Order appears on the screen and Evil Uno says that The Exalted One has given them orders to take out SCU at Revolution. “Christopher Daniels, you will see that you are now obsolete,” he says. That was a pretty clear hint, but is it just them playing with everybody?
Interview: The Young Bucks, Kenny Omega, Hangman Page
Jim Ross sits down earlier today with Hangman, Omega and The Young Bucks ahead of their title match this weekend. The Bucks say that they never imagined that Page and Omega would be sitting here as Tag Team Champions when they started AEW.
Ross says that he believes The Bucks are the best tag team in the world and asks why they haven’t won the titles yet. Omega says that he and Page stumbled onto something incredible but he knows that The Bucks will eventually get there. He says that they felt like it was there chance to show people that they were as good as The Bucks.
Page sarcastically says “it was just an accident, right” and is visibly irritated. Ross asks Page why he is uncomfortable right now and The Bucks taunt him for drinking alcohol in the interview. Page says he isn’t uncomfortable and The Bucks say that they just care about him, at the end of the day.
The Bucks say that Page and Omega don’t just know them in the ring but they are their best friends in the world. He says that they will see them as the aggressive, competitors that they are to get those titles next week. Nick Jackson says they are the best team in the world and they are taking those titles.
“This is the Elite baby, it’s bigger than who is carrying those,” Nick says.
Page says he tried to leave The Elite months ago and starts getting more pissed. Nick says that Page was just a jobber in ROH and they brought him over to AEW to be a star. Page says that he finally gets a chance to show who he is they want to take it away from him and he leaves the interview.
In-Ring: Chris Jericho & Jon Moxley Weigh-In
Gary Michael Cappetta makes his way out to host the weigh-in for Moxley vs. Jericho. The Inner Circle – all wearing “Painmaker Pose” gear – accompanies Jericho to the ring. Jericho calls Cappetta a “weird little man” and says that judging by his “technique” that is no wonder WCW went out of business. He says that the champion goes last in his world, so they switch to Moxley for the first weigh-in.
Moxley weighs in at 234 pounds. Jericho stops before getting on the scale and screams at the fans to shut up, so they do the Chiefs “tomahawk chop” chant at him. He calls Pat Mahomes a “piece of shit” in response. Before Jericho weighs in, Moxley headbutts him in the face!
The Inner Circle jump Moxley and Jericho is shown to be busted open big time over his nose. Rhodes runs out and brawls with Hager into the crowd as the Inner Circle continues to beat the hell out of Moxley.
Darby Allin runs out but gets destroyed by Sammy Guevara. Guevara breaks his skateboard over the back of Allin.
Finally, Moxley and Jericho come face-to-face again and the fight is on! Moxley goes for the Paradigm Shift but Guevara rolls in and low blows him. Jericho hits the Judas Effect! Jericho does the Paradigm Shift on Moxley onto the scale!