The latest episode of AEW Dynamite, held at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was a night filled with high-octane action and dramatic twists.
Fans were treated to a series of matches that showcased the best of what All Elite Wrestling has to offer. Here’s a rundown of the key events from the night.
The evening kicked off with Bryan Danielson joining the commentary team, providing insights throughout the night. His presence added an extra layer of excitement and expertise to the broadcast.
Continental Classic Gold League: Jon Moxley vs. Jay Lethal
In a thrilling opening match for the Continental Classic Gold League, Jon Moxley faced off against Jay Lethal. Lethal, seeking his first 3 points in the tournament, put up a formidable fight against the former World Champion.
The match was a rollercoaster of momentum shifts, with both wrestlers showcasing their skills and resilience. In a gripping finale, Moxley emerged victorious, securing a submission win and adding 3 more points to his tournament tally.
AEW Dynamite: Eddie Kingston’s Humble Approach
Backstage, Eddie Kingston reflected on his recent loss at Collision, emphasising the importance of humility in both victory and defeat.
His words seemed to ignite a fire in Bryan Danielson, who vowed not to be humble in his pursuit of becoming the first AEW Triple Crown Champion.
AEW Dynamite Results: Sting’s Final Match Announcement
Tony Schiavone addressed the audience about Sting’s final match, set to take place at Revolution on March 3rd.
The match, a nostalgic nod to Sting’s storied career, will be held at the Greensboro Coliseum in North Carolina, a venue rich in wrestling history.
Continental Classic Gold League: Mark Briscoe vs. RUSH
Another highlight of the night was the Continental Classic match between Mark Briscoe and RUSH. Both competitors started aggressively, exchanging blows and demonstrating their physical prowess. The match was a back-and-forth affair, with each wrestler gaining and losing the upper hand. Ultimately, RUSH secured a pinfall victory, earning his first 3 points in the tournament.
MJF’s Emotional Promo
MJF delivered a heartfelt promo, expressing respect for Samoa Joe and their upcoming AEW World Championship match at Worlds End.
He acknowledged Joe’s influence on the industry and AEW’s existence. However, MJF made it clear that their upcoming match would be about his legacy, not Joe’s.
Tag Team Challenge
The night took an unexpected turn when masked assailants attacked MJF, only for Samoa Joe to make a timely save.
A mysterious message then challenged MJF and Joe to a tag team match the following week, which MJF accepted despite Joe’s apparent reluctance.
AEW Dynamite Results: Wardlow vs. AR Fox
In a display of sheer dominance, Wardlow faced AR Fox. Despite an early aerial assault from Fox, Wardlow’s power proved too much, leading to a referee stoppage and a victory for Wardlow.
High-Flying Tag Team Action
The evening also saw high-flying action in a tag team match featuring Brother Zay & The Hardys against Action Andretti & Top Flight. The match was a showcase of agility and teamwork, with both teams delivering an exhilarating performance.
- Who won the match between Jon Moxley and Jay Lethal? Jon Moxley won via submission.
- Where will Sting’s final match take place? At the Greensboro Coliseum in North Carolina.
- What did Eddie Kingston emphasize in his backstage promo? The importance of humility in victory and defeat.
- Who emerged victorious in the match between Mark Briscoe and RUSH? RUSH won via pinfall.
- What was the outcome of the Wardlow vs. AR Fox match? Wardlow won via referee stoppage.
- What is the significance of MJF’s promo? It set the stage for his upcoming AEW World Championship match against Samoa Joe, emphasizing his respect for Joe and his own legacy.