AEW Collision 1-Year Anniversary Show Notes: Results, Anniversary Video, Christian Cage Wants Trios Gold, Dante Martin Advances to TNT Title Ladder Match, Hikaru Shida Declares for Women’s Owen Hart Cup

AEW Collision One-Year Anniversary Show Results – June 15, 2024

June 15, 2024
Youngstown, OH – Covelli Centre
Commentary – Tony Schiavone and Nigel McGuinness

Quick Match Results

  1. Blackpool Combat Club (Bryan Danielson, Jon Moxley, Wheeler Yuta, & Claudio Castagnoli) defeated TMDK (Shane Haste & Mikey Nicholls), Lio Rush, & Rocky Romero via Death Rider (pinfall)
    • Moxley pinned Rush after Rush broke up Castagnoli’s Giant Swing to Romero and locked in a headlock leading to Castagnoli tossing Rush up in the air and Moxley catching Rush and hitting a Death Rider for the victory for the BCC.
    • Following the match, Moxley was handed a microphone and talked about his upcoming match against Tetsuya Naito at Forbidden Door and promised to put him in a pine box and bury him.
  2. No Disqualification match – Deonna Purrazzo defeated Thunder Rosa via Referee Stoppage
    • Near the end of the match, Purrazzo locked in the Venus De Milo to Rosa who managed to break out of the hold. This led to Purrazzo getting out of the ring and gave a low blow kick to the cameraman. Purrazzo grabbed the camera and struck Rosa in the head with it and followed with a double arm lock using the ropes as leverage resulting in Rosa passing out and the referee calling for the bell.
  3. Hechicero defeated Dalton Castle via Twisting Leg Drop (pinfall)
    • Prior to the start of the match, The Boys and The Outrunners dressed up as The Boys came out with Dalton while the Gates of Agony came out with Hechicero to be in their respective corners.
    • Following the match, Hechicero & The Gates of Agony attacked Castle leading to The Outrunners trying to save Castle only to get quickly beaten up instead and sent out of the ring. This led to Daniel Garcia & Matt Menard running out to save Castle and cleared the ring of Gates of Agony & Hechicero who bolted out before they could get their hands on them.
  4. Vacant TNT Championship Ladder Qualifier match – Dante Martin defeated Lee Moriarty via Crossover Frog Splash (pinfall)
    • The stipulation for this match was that all seconds were banned at ringside meaning Shane Taylor Promotions were not allowed to come out with Moriarty nor Darius Martin & Action Andretti for Dante.
    • Following the match, Shane Taylor Promotions’ Shane Taylor & Anthony Ogogo ran out and attacked Martin leading to Darius Martin & Action Andretti running out trying to save Dante to no avail. This led to Lio Rush running out to save Top Flight & Andretti and cleared the ring of STP.
  5. Kyle O’Reilly defeated Anthony Henry via Cross Armbar (submission)
    • Prior to the start of the match, The Undisputed Kingdom came out to ringside and Roderick Strong sat down for some guest commentary.
  6. House of Black (Buddy Matthews, Brody King, & Malakai Black) defeated Bang Bang Gang (Juice Robison & The Gunns (Austin & Colten Gunn)) via Black Mass (pinfall)
    • During the match, Matthews suffered an apparent serious knee injury causing the match to be halted for a while as Matthews was given medical attention and eventually carried to the back.
    • Near the end of the match, Robinson went up the top rope only for PAC to run out and shove him off the ropes while the referee was distracted. This led to Black hitting a Black Mass to Austin for the pinfall victory.
    • Following the match, House of Black’s victory celebration was interrupted by Christian Cage & The Patriarchy showing up on the big screen. Cage congratulated HoB for becoming the new #1 Contender for the Unified AEW Trios titles. Cage stated that there was just one problem with that, which he revealed to be Matthews laid out by them backstage as the camera panned down to a knocked out Matthews. Cage then tossed the painting of himself onto Matthews.

AEW Airs Collision 1-Year Anniversary Video Package at Saturday’s AEW Collision Show

Saturday’s AEW Collision show featured AEW airing a special video package celebrating the one-year anniversary of their Collision television series.

In an interesting note, this video package did not feature any footage involving CM Punk. Punk’s tenure in AEW was notable for Punk being involved in several backstage incidents and issues and his firing from the company this past September over a backstage incident and confrontation with AEW CEO at this past August’s All In event.

Christian Cage Calls Out Bang Bang Gang for Trios Titles & Claims He’s Tony Khan’s New Dad

Saturday’s AEW Collision show also featured Christian Cage holding a Father’s Day Special ceremony.

During the show, The Patriarchy were in the ring and Mother Wayne demanded for the crowd to show their respect and introduced Cage, who made his way out to the ring and sat down in a fancy chair.

Cage stated that he did not expect the most important holiday of the year to be in a rust bucket and told the Youngstown folk to shut their mouth in response to their booing. Cage then talked about today being the untimely passing of his adopted son Nick Wayne’s father’s passing. Cage stated that Nick’s father’s passing was the best thing that ever happened to him and told Nick that he loves him and called him his son.

This led to Wayne giving a card to Cage as a gift. Cage opened up the card and read it that was in praise of him as Nick’s new dad.

Cage then looked upon a photo frame that was covered up in the ring that was revealed to be a gift from Killswitch. Cage took off the black covering revealing a smudged painting of Cage. After a half-hearted thanks over the gift, Cage proceeded to talk more about the card that Wayne gave him instead and Wayne being a wordsmith and this gift being something that he will cherish forever. Cage then turned his direction towards Killswitch and told him why he can’t be more like Nick leading to an upset Killswitch trying to leave the ring only to be berated by Cage telling him to get back where he was standing, which Killswitch did after a brief staredown.

Cage then turned his attention towards the AEW World Championship talking about how his shoulder was up before the three count in his title match with Swerve Strickland. Cage stated that the EVPs could show the video to the crowd about this issue but he is not a complainer and did not want it done. Cage then stated that he has a different goal in mind and that is to win the Unified AEW Trios Championship and it would be his gift to Wayne and Killswitch.

Cage then turned his attention towards Tony Khan and talked about how his father Shad gave his son millions upon millions to start AEW so that he would see a smile on his son’s face. Cage then claimed that he is the greatest signing AEW has ever done and also claimed that he is Khan’s new father and The Patriarchy is the greatest ever.

Dante Martin Advances to Vacant TNT Title Ladder Match at AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door 2024

Saturday’s AEW Collision show also featured one qualifying match for the Vacant TNT Championship Ladder match at AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door 2024, which takes place on June 30th at the UBS Arena in Long Island, New York.

This qualifying match was Dante Martin defeating Lee Moriarty.

As a result of his victory, Martin joins Konosuke Takeshita, Mark Briscoe, and Jack Perry who have officially qualified for the Vacant TNT Championship Ladder match at Forbidden Door 2024.

Current card for June 30th AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door 2024:

  • AEW World Championship – Will Ospreay vs. Swerve Strickland (c)
  • IWGP World Heavyweight Championship – Tetsuya Naito vs. Jon Moxley (c)
  • TBS Championship & NJPW Strong Women’s Championship Title vs. Title match – Mercedes Mone (TBS) vs. Stephanie Vaquer (NJPW Strong Women’s)
  • AEW Women’s Championship – Mina Shirakawa vs. “Timeless” Toni Storm (c)
  • Vacant AEW TNT Championship Ladder match – Konosuke Takeshita vs. Mark Briscoe vs. Jack Perry vs. Dante Martin vs. TBD(s)
  • Orange Cassidy vs. Zack Sabre Jr.

Hikaru Shida Declares for 2024 Women’s Owen Hart Cup Tournament

Saturday’s AEW Collision show also featured Hikaru Shida officially declaring herself for the field of this year’s Women’s Owen Hart Foundation Cup tournament.

This announcement was made following a video promo segment involving Shida talking about her career in AEW since its start and the accolades she has racked up before revealing she has officially entered the field for this year’s Women’s Owen Hart Cup tournament.

Current field for 2024 Women’s Owen Hart Foundation Cup:

  • Kris Statlander
  • Willow Nightingale
  • Mariah May
  • Saraya
  • Hikaru Shida