AEW Rampage results: Castagnoli’s ROH Title on the line, John Morrison wrestles

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In the opener from the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ontario, Claudio Castagnoli retained his ROH World Title against Komander.

During the conclusion of the match, Komander landed a tornado DDT and Phoenix Splash resulting in two nearfalls, but Castagnoli caught Komander mid-air and defeated him with a Swiss Death.

** In the night’s second contest, Shawn Spears quickly took down The Blade, ejected him from the ring and landed a few hits on the apron. Despite some assistance from The Butcher, The Blade was unable to gain the upper hand. The match concluded with Spears securing a victory with a C4.

** In John Morrison’s first TV match since his debut, he and QT Marshall won against Hardy and Brother Zay. Despite Hardy and Zay gaining some momentum in the middle of the match, QT and Johnny recovered, and with Harley Cameron’s interference distracting the referee, QT struck Zay on the turnbuckle, allowing Johnny TV to secure the win.

** After the match, Ethan Page entered the ring but was swiftly taken down by Hardy and Zay. Billy Gunn and Anthony Bowens then appeared, causing the QTV crew to retreat.

** The main event was a quick match with Shida defeating Taya Valkyrie. Shida began the match with an early advantage, landing a knee strike and setting up a chair outside the ring. However, Shida was unable to use the chair due to Valkyrie’s evasion. After a brief pursuit, Valkyrie targeted Shida’s knee, attempting to capitalize on her injury. Despite this, Shida countered with a running elbow and evaded a Road to Valhalla attempt, rolling up Taya to secure victory.

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