AEW Rampage Results
October 29, 2021
Boston, MA (Agganis Center)
Results by: Josh Boutwell of Wrestleview.com
World Title Eliminator Semifinals
“American Dragon” Bryan Danielson vs. “The Mad King” Eddie Kingston
This is the first time that Danielson and Kingston have met in the ring since they faced off in CHIKARA back in 2010. The winner advances to the finals of the tournament at Full Gear. Kingston and Danielson square off and Danielson swings a couple of kicks that miss their mark. They start to lock up but Kingston pushes Danielson into the ropes and chops him. Danielson lands a kick and backs Kingston in to the corner where he delivers a series of stiff strikes.
Kingston turns the tide with a series of chops of his own and tosses Danielson into the corner but he backflips out and connects with a Flying Clothesline. Danielson hits a Flying Dropkick and Kingston rolls to the floor. Kingston gets pissed off and throws a chair around ringside before climbing back in where Danielson shots for a single leg only for Kingston to block it and taunt Danielson as he backs away.
Kingston kicks Danielson and Dragon taunts him and dares him to do it again, so Kingston starts chopping the hell out of him. Dragon shoves Kingston and hits a series of kicks and a big European Uppercut. Danielson starts to work on Kingston’s arm with an Elbow Breaker and a bunch of stomps. Danielson continues to work on the arm and delivers a series of knees, too.
Kingston manages to catch a charging Danielson with a knee and a series of strikes. Danielson and Kingston exchange headbutts and uppercuts. Eventually Kingston lays Danielson out with a dropkick. Kinston follows up with a Hangman’s Neckbreaker for a two count. Kingston puts Dragon in a chinlock and goes back to the well with a series of chops. Kingston starts biting Danielson as we head to a break.
Kingston and Dragon continue to exchange strikes and Danielson’s chest looks like hamburger meat at this point. Dragon pulls the top rope down as Kingston charges at him sending him to the floor. Danielson hits a Flying Dropkick through the ropes and then goes for a dive off the apron only for Kingston to catch him with an elbow in midair. Kingston immediately picks Danielson up and drops him with a Saito Suplex on the floor!
Kingston rolls back in the ring to get the 10-count but Danielson rolls back in the ring at nine. Kingston rebounds Danielson out of the corner with a T-Bone Suplex for another nearfall. Kingston puts Danielson in a Stretch Plum but Dragon gets his foot on the bottom rope to break the hold. Kingston lifts Danielson up to the top rope and goes for a Superplex but Dragon headbutts him off. Kingston manages to collect himself and uppercut Dragon. Kingston climbs back up but Danielson crotches him and then Belly-to-Back Superplex!
Danielson and Kingston exchange strikes again until Kingston delivers an Enziguri. Kingston goes for a Half Nelson Suplex but Dragon escapes and hits a Roundhouse Kick. Danielson hits the Yes Kicks and then goes for the Flying Knee but Kingston drops down, so Danielson delivers a series of elbows and then locks in the Fujiwara Armbar! Kingston fights to his feet and goes for a clothesline but Danielson grabs his arm and goes for the Labell Lock only for Kingston to spike him with a DDT!
Danielson and Kingston exchange elbows and forearms from their knees and then Danielson hits a series of elbows and kicks. Danielson goes for a Roaring Elbow but Kingston blocks it and hits the Backfist from the Future! Kingston goes to cover Danielson but Dragon locks him in a Triangle! Danielson hits a series of elbows a the same time and Kinston flips him off causing Danielson to hit more elbows and then finally Kingston passes out!
Winner: Danielson via KO (Triangle Choke)
During the break, Danielson offered a handshake but Kingston walked away.
Backstage, Tony Schiavone interviews CM Punk when a pissed off Kingston is ranting about them ringing the bell despite him not tapping. Punk starts smiling and Kingston gets pissed and says he knows him and slaps the microphone and tells him not to play with him. Punk asks Kingston if he wants to go to sleep again and security pulls Kingston away.
Dante Martin w/Lio Rush vs. Matt Sydal
Sydal gets in Martin’s face and tells him Rush is messing with his head and then offers him a handshake, which Martin accepts. They lockup and exchange some beautiful mat wrestling and counters with each other. Sydal takes Martin down with an Armdrag and locks him in an Armbar, but Martin counters out only for Sydal to cartwheel away from him.
Sydal goes back to the arm but Martin backflips out of it and then jumps over a sweep attempt. Martin elbows Sydal and then backflips into a Headscissors sending Sydal into the turnbcukles. Martin hits a beautiful Shotgun Missile Dropkick off the top. Sydal rolls to the floor and Martin hits a beautiful Golden Moonsault!
Sydal works over Martin’s back for much of the break and even lands a Michinoku Driver for a nearfall. Martin hits a Leaping Enziguri from the apron and then kicks Sydal into the top turnbuckle. Sydal ducks a kick and connects with a Back Heel Kick. Sydal hits a nasty Flying Knee in the corner and then a Standing Infrared! Sydal goes to work on Martin’s legs with kicks and then rolls him up for two after Martin ducked a roundhouse.
Sydal goes for a backdrop but Martin hits a beautiful Sunset Flip for two. Sydal backflips over a charging Sydal and then hits a gorgeous Spinning Rana followed by a Mushroom Stomp! 1…2…NO Sydal kicks out! Martin goes back to the top but Sydal crotches him and climbs up with Martin. Martin shoves Sydal off but Sydal leaps back up with a Leaping Rana! Sydal covers Martin but Martin catches him with a Crucifix for two.
Martin hits a series of elbows and attempts a Pump Kick but Sydal blocks it and hits a Roundhouse Kick. Sydal goes for the Lightning Spiral but Martin lands on his feet and hits a Flipping Stunner! Martin hits the Double Spring Moonsault for the pin!
Winner: Martin via pinfall (Double Spring Moonsault)
Mark Henry interviews Abadon and Baker backstage in his “Fight Night” style interview but when he asks Abadon if she has any tricks up her sleeve s she just growls and spits out blood. Rebel and Jamie Hayter are dressed as zombies.
Trick or Treat No DQ Match (if Abadon wins, she gets a title shot)
Abadon vs. Dr. Britt Baker w/Rebel and Jamie Hayter
Baker gets freaked out by Abadon as she gets in the ring and then eats a Stunner as she charged at her! Baker rolls to the floor to get away and pulls a table out. She also tosses a chair in the ring.
Abadon hits a Senton Backsplash on Baker and a chair. Abadon wedges a chair in the corner but Baker hits a series of elbows. She tosses Abadon into the chair and gets a nearfall. Hayter and Rebel drag Abadon onto the table on the outside but she fights them off. She climbs on the apron and goes to DDT Baker off the apron through that table, but Baker catches her with a Swinging Neckbreaker onto the table but it didn’t break at all. That looked brutal.
Baker suplexes Abadon onto the table and it still doesn’t break. Abadon sits back up and it looks like her hand is bloody. She pulls out a bag and pours tacks out in the ring. Abadon tries to clothesline her but Baker blocks it and goes for an STO. Abadon counters and hits a Uranage Suplex onto the tacks! 1…2…NO Baker kicks out!
Abadon covers Baker again and Baker again kicks out. Hayter tosses Baker a chair as Abadon screams at the referee. Baker throws the chair at Abadon and then wraps it around Abadon’s neck and Curb Stomps her! Abadon gets back up again and throws the chair and Baker starts to freak out. Baker kicks her in the face and then shoves tacks in her mouth and Superkicks her! She locks Abadon in the Lockjaw but Abadon bites her hand! Hayter attacks Abadon and Baker rolls her up for the pin.
Winner: Baker via pinfall (rollup)