AEW Rampage Notes: The Kingdom Debut, Stu Grayson Returns, More Title Matches Added to Dynamite

AEW Rampage saw the arrival of The Kingdom, two more title matches added to Dynamite, the return of Stu Grayson & more.

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October 14, 2022

Coca-Cola Coliseum – Toronto, Ontario

By: John Kleinchester

The show kicked off with Jon Moxley & Claudio Castagnoli defeating The Butcher & The Blade. After the match, Moxley and Castagnoli cut a promo saying that Hangman was going to get stepped on if he doesn’t step up next week.

Renee Paquette was in the back with Swerve Strickland and Keith Lee. Swerve was reveling in the fact that Mark Sterling now had the trademark to scissoring. That led to Keith Lee confronting Swerve about cheating to win, saying that Strickland was “swerving into the wrong lane”.

After the commercial Renee was with Dark Order who were interrupted by Jose the Assistant. Preston Vance challenged Rush to a match next week with the stipulation that if he beats him, Jose will leave him alone for good. Stu Grayson then appeared seemingly reuniting with the group.

The Jericho Appreciation Society came to the ring. Daniel Garcia said that he was a sports entertainer and would never be a pro wrestler. Jericho took the mic and said he was going to continue to beat every single ROH champion that’s ever existed. Dalton Castle & The Boys interrupted and Castle challenged Jericho to an ROH world title match at Dynamite which Jericho accepted.

Nyla Rose defeated Anna Jay A.S. with the Beast Bomb. After the match, Vickie Guerrero held up a 1-0 sign mocking Jade Cargill’s undefeated streak. Cargill and the Baddies charged the ring taking out the security that Nyla, Vickie & Marina brought out with them. With Jade & the Baddies distracted taking out security, Nyla & company were able to escape again with the TBS title.

A Trustbusters video package aired in which Ari Daivari said that the envelope that Hook tore up two weeks ago had a $50,000 offer to purchase the FTW championship in it. Daivari then challenged Hook to an FTW title match next week on Rampage.

Ethan Page soundly defeated Isiah Kassidy which meant that now the contracts of both Matt Hardy and Private Party belong to the firm.

A video package aired with the Best Friends challenging Death Triangle for the Trios Championships. The promo ended with Orange Cassidy saying “Dynamite is on Tuesday this week? I didn’t know that”.

FTR and Shawn Spears identifying themselves as “The Pinnacle” defeated The Embassy. After the match, The Kingdom (Mike Bennett, Matt Taven, and Maria Kanellis-Bennett) came out and joined up with The Embassy to team up on The Pinnacle. This led to Samoa Joe and Wardlow coming out to run off The Embassy and The Kingdom.

 

Announced for Dynamite This Tuesday:

*ROH World Championship: Chris Jericho vs. Dalton Castle

*Trios Championship: Death Triangle vs. Best Friends

Announced for Rampage Next Friday:

*FTW Championship: Hook vs. Ari Daivari

Rush vs. Preston Vance

AEW Rampage Results:

*Jon Moxley & Claudio Castagnoli over The Butcher & The Blade in 8:39

*Nyla Rose over Anna Jay A.S. in 6:31

*Ethan Page over Isiah Kassidy in 2:15

*The Pinnacle over The Embassy in 10:30

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