AEW Dynamite Results
February 5, 2020
Commentary: Jim Ross, Excalibur, and Tony Schiavone
Results by: Josh Boutwell of Wrestleview.com
“Dynamite” live from “Roll Tide Country” for the first time ever opens up with Jon Moxley making his way to the ring.
“Death Rider” Jon Moxley (3-0) vs. Ortiz (2-1) w/Santana
This is Ortiz’s very first singles match in AEW. AEW World Champion Chris Jericho joins commentary for this match, as well. Sammy Guevara and Jake Hager also accompany Jericho. Moxley is still wearing a patch over his injured eye.
Moxley runs Ortiz over with a clothesline and Ortiz rolls to the floor to escape a fired up Moxley. Moxley grabs a steel chair and chases Santana away and then back in the ring he sweeps the leg of Ortiz. Moxley hits a series of Knee Strikes and then hits the ropes but gets stripped up by Santana.
Ortiz hits an Enziguri followed by a Splash for a nearfall. Ortiz tosses Moxley to the floor and then tosses him into the guardrail. He slams Moxley into the ring steps and then chokes him in the ropes as they get back in the ring.
Ortiz rakes his boot across Moxley’s face repeatedly and follows up with a blatant back rake before putting him in a Camel Clutch. Moxley lifts Ortiz up on his back and then backs him into the corner to break the hold.
Moxley hits a series of forearms but eats a big Powerbomb for a nearfall as Moxley bounced off the ropes. After choking Moxley in the ropes, Ortiz hits the ropes only for Moxley to sweep his legs and quickly lock in a Figure Four!
Ortiz pokes Moxley in his injured eye to break the hold and charges at him. Moxley sidesteps Ortiz sending him to the floor and attempts a Tope Suicida but Ortiz moves and Moxley takes out Santana! Moxley then throws Ortiz over the guardrail into the third row!
Back in the ring, Moxley hits a Corner Clothesline followed by a Black Hole Slam for another nearfall. Moxley and Ortiz exchange strikes and then Ortiz backdrops Moxley to the floor. Ortiz follows him out with a Tope con Giro onto Moxley on the floor.
Ortiz rolls Moxley back in the ring and dives off the top with a Flying Splash for another nearfall of his own. Ortiz hits a Bridging Fisherman’s Suplex for yet another nearfall. Ortiz goes to the top and dives right into a boot from Moxley. Moxley goes for the Paradigm Shift but Ortiz blocks it and then eats a Lariat from Moxley.
Santana gets up on the apron to distract Moxley but as Ortiz charged at Moxley he ducked and Ortiz hit Santana. Moxley then hits the Paradigm Shift for the pin!
Winner: Moxley via pifnall (Paradigm Shift)
Santana attacks Moxley after the match but Moxley catches him with a Paradigm Shift, too. Moxley pulls out the keys to the car that Jericho gave him and screams “eye for an eye” at Jericho as he stabs Santana in the eye with the key! The Inner Circle runs down to the ring and Moxley retreats through the crowd.
SCU (1-1) vs. The Best Friends (1-1) w/Orange Cassidy
Trent Baretta and Frankie Kazarian start the match off against one another. They exchange some chain spots early on and follow up with some stiff chops. Finally, Kaz hits a big right hand to take Baretta down and then hits the ropes and runs right into a Flying Knee from Trent.
Chuck Taylor tags into the match and Best Friends connect with a Double Back Elbow followed by a Double Elbow Drop onto Kazarian. Taylor attempts a Scoop Slam but Kazarian blocks it and tags in Scorpio Sky.
Sky and Taylor exchange wristlocks and hammerlocks until Taylor runs Sky over with a Shoulder Block. Sky nips up to his feet and tosses Taylor into the corner. He charges right into a boot from Taylor and then Taylor attempts a Moonsault out of the corner.
Sky moves and Taylor lands on his feet only to eat a series of kicks capped off with a dropkick. Kaz tags back in and SCU runs Taylor over for a nearfall. Taylor runs Kaz into the corner and tags Trent in. Kaz hits a Guillotine Leg Drop on Trent as he went for a shoulder block through the ropes, but then runs into a Sliced Bread from Taylor.
Sky hits a Slingshot Cutter on Taylor but then as he goes to the floor he eats a Spear from Trent! Kaz runs over and German Suplexes Trent on the floor! Taylor dives off the apron and hits a Blockbuster on Kazarian!
Trent goes for a Tornado DDT on Kaz but Kaz blocks it and then catches a diving Trent with a Backstabber in midair! Sky tags in and hits a Ghetto Stomp to the back of Trent before tagging Kaz back in.
SCU hits an Assisted Tornado DDT on Trent for a nearfall. Kazarian whips Trent into the corner and flips him as Trent grabs at his neck. Trent comes back with a clothesline and then Sky runs in and eats a Superkick from Taylor followed by a Shining Wizard from Trent!
Best Friends hit the Sole Food/Half-and-Half on Kazarian and hug in the center of the ring. Best Friends attempt the Strong Zero but Sky pulls Taylor off the top and Sky kicks Trent right into a Code Red from Kazarian!
Winner: SCU via pinfall (Code Red)
The Dark Order hits the ring and takes out both SCU and The Best Friends. After taking out Kazarian, Sky, Taylor and Trent the Dark Order offers Orange Cassidy a mask to join the group. Cassidy refuses and The Dark Order attacks him. Christopher Daniels runs out and The Dark Order backs down as Daniels looks confused.
Earlier today Taz talks about the Cody-MJF feud and Cody taking 10 lashes tonight. He says it validates just how bad Cody wants to get his hands on MJF.
Dr. Britt Baker (1-1) vs.”The Magical Girl” Yuka Sakazaki (0-0)
This is Sakazaki’s “Dynamite” debut and her first AEW match since “Fyter Fest” back last summer. Baker immediately locks Yuka in a wristlock at the start of the match but Yuka uses the ropes to flip and reverse the hold.
Baker breaks the hold with a series of forearms before slamming Yuka into the turnbuckles. Baker chokes Yuka in the corner and then connects with a Running Head Kick for an early nearfall. Yuka fights back with some forearms and then a Hurricanrana.
Yuka dives off the top with a Flying Thesz Press and Baker rolls to the floor to escape. Yuka dives off the top with a Springboard Plancha onto Baker on the floor. Back in the ring, Sakazaki hits a Sliding Clothesline for a nearfall.
Yuka attempts a Vertical Suplex but Baker blocks it and the two exchange forearms. Yuka hits a Rolling Elbow but then runs right into a Superkick followed by a Swinging Neckbreaker for a nearfall. Baker transitions right into an attempt at the Lockjack.
Yuka escapes and rolls Baker up with a Crucifix for the pin!
Winner: Sakazaki via pinfall (Crucifix Rollup)
After the match, Baker attacks Sakazaki with the ring bell. Baker makes Yuka bite the bottom rope and then Curb Stomps her. Yuka starts spitting out blood and a tooth. Baker puts her in the Lockjaw.