4/21/20 AEW Dark Recap

Apr 21, 2020 - by Michael Riba

Tony Schiavone and Cody are on commentary, and they run down the card for the show.

Match #1 – Singles Match: Anna Jay vs. Penelope Ford (w/Kip Sabian)
They lock up and Ford applies a side-headlock. Jay turns it into a hammer-lock, but Ford counters into one of her own. Ford takes Jay down with a side headlock take down, but Jay counters into a head-scissors hold. Ford gets free, but Jay takes her down with a side headlock take down.Ford turns it into a head-scissors hold, but Jay gets free. Ford connects with a kick to the midsection and then drops Jay with a shoulder tackle. Ford delivers another shoulder tackle, but Jay comes back with a hip toss. Jay connects with another arm-drag and then kicks Ford into the corner. Jay delivers an elbow shot, and then Sabian gets onto the apron to distract her. Ford splashes Jay in the corner and then stomps her to the mat. Ford delivers a forearm in the corner and chokes Jay over the ropes. Ford delivers more forearms in the corner and takes her to the mat. Ford goes for the cover, but Jay kicks out. Ford chokes Jay over the ropes again and sends her to the corner. Ford goes for a handspring elbow, but Jay dodges and delivers a dropkick.
Jay takes Ford down with a snapmare and goes for the cover, but Ford kicks out. Ford comes back with a few shots and connects with a cutter. Ford delivers a fisherman’s suplex and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Penelope Ford

A vignette for Double or Nothing airs. The pay-per-view will take place on Saturday, May 23rd.

Match #2 – Singles Match: Cody (w/Brandi Rhodes) vs. Joe Alonzo
Cody goes for a take down, but Alonzo blocks it. Cody backs Alonzo into the corner and they lock up. Cody applies a wrist-lock and then wrenches Alonzo’s arm. Cody applies a side headlock and then drops Alonzo with a shoulder tackle. Alonzo comes back and sends Cody to the corner. Alonzo charges, but Cody moves and delivers a power slam. Cody picks Alonzo up and then slams him face-first to the mat. Cody does push-ups in the ring and delivers an uppercut. Cody sends Alonzo off the ropes, but Alonzo ducks under and leaves the ring. He asks for a kiss from Brandi, but Cody attacks him from behind. Cody slams Alonzo into the apron and few times and tosses him back into the ring. Alonzo kicks Cody as he gets back into the ring and drops him with a snapmare. Alonzo goes for a moonsault, but Cody dodges it. Alonzo delivers a cutter, but Cody comes back and goes for the Cross Rhodes. Alonzo dodges it, but Cody comes back and locks in a submission and Alonzo taps out.
Winner: Cody

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