2/3/21 AEW Dynamite: Beach Break Recap
The opening credits roll. Excalibur, Jim Ross, and Tony Schiavone are on commentary from Jacksonville, Florida.
Match #1 – #1 Contender’s (AEW World Tag Team Championship) Battle Royal; if The Young Bucks win, they choose their opponents for Revolution: Alex Reynolds and John Silver vs. Chris Jericho and MJF (w/Wardlow) vs. Evil Uno and Stu Grayson vs. Jake Hager and Sammy Guevara vs. Jungle Boy and Luchasaurus vs. Private Party (Isiah Kassidy and Marq Quen) vs. Santana and Ortiz vs. The Acclaimed (Anthony Bowens and Max Caster) vs. The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson) vs. Top Flight (Darrius Martin and Dante Martin)
The Bucks take everyone out with dives and then a few superkicks. Everyone gets in the ring and the brawl breaks out. Dante Martin, Alex Reynolds, and Jake Hager are the first few eliminated. Luchasaurus takes out a few guys with kicks. Bowens is out, and then Luchasaurus tosses Grayson out. Uno and Silver eliminate Luchasaurus. MJF eliminates Uno. Quen is out next after the Silly String was blocked. Santana and Ortiz eliminate Silver. Nick takes out a few Inner Circle members with a cross-body. Nick tosses Ortiz out, and then superkicks Santana to the floor. The Good Brothers come to ringside to watch the match. The Good Brothers low-bridge Kassidy as he runs the ropes and eliminates him. The Bucks are eliminated when MJF tosses Nick out. Jericho and MJF, Guevara, Jungle Boy, Darrius Martin, and Caster are still alive. MJF tosses Jungle Boy and then Caster holds MJF as Guevara goes for a kick. Guevara hits Caster instead, but Caster comes back and eliminates MJF. Darrius Martin eliminates Caster. Jericho, Guevara, and Darrius are the final three. Martin drops them with a double DDT, but Jericho eliminates Guevara while he tries to eliminate Martin. Martin drops Jericho with a dropkick, but Jericho comes back and eliminates Martin with the Judas Effect.
Winners and number one contenders for the AEW World Tag Team Championship: Chris Jericho and MJF
A video package airs for Jade Cargill.
Tony Schiavone is in the ring, and he introduces the AEW TNT Champion, Darby Allin, and Sting. Before they can say much, they are interrupted by Tea, Taz. Taz says they aren’t allowed in the building this week, but they will be in full force next week when Allin defends the title against Joey Janela. Ricky Starks says he doesn’t think Sting is The Icon anymore, and says Allin is definitely going to need luck next week. Sting says he will make sure the match stays one-on-one next week. Sting tells Starks to take a closer look if he doesn’t see The Icon anymore.
A video package airs for the feud between Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. and Thunder Rosa.
Match #2 – Singles Match: Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. (w/Reba) vs. Thunder Rosa
Rosa goes right after Reba and chases her out of the ring, but Baker takes Rosa down from behind. Baker goes for the Lockjaw immediately, but Rosa counters with a roll-up for two. Rosa chops Baker in the corner, and then slams her into another one. Baker comes back and takes Rosa down. Baker applies a rear chin-lock, but Rosa backs her into the corner. Rosa delivers a dropkick and follows with a cannonball in the corner. Rosa goes for the cover, but Baker kicks out. Rosa backs Baker into the corner and delivers a chop. Rosa charges, but Baker moves and clubs Rosa in the back. Baker delivers a kick to the head and takes Rosa to the floor. Baker slams Rosa into the barricade, but Rosa comes back and slams Baker into the ring apron. Rosa throws Baker into the barricade and stomps her on the floor as the show heads to a commercial.
Back from the break, they are on the stage and Rosa drops Baker with a Death Valley Driver. Back in the ring, Rosa clotheslines Baker in the corner. Rosa delivers a dropkick in the corner and goes for the cover, but Baker kicks out. Baker comes back with a roll-up for two and then drops Rosa with a Slingblade. Baker kicks Rosa in the face and goes for the cover, but Rosa kicks out. Baker drops Rosa with an Air Raid Crash and goes for the cover, but Rosa kicks out again. Reba puts the glove on Baker’s hand and Baker goes for the Lockjaw, but Rosa gets her boot on the rope. Rosa counters with a roll-up for two, but Baker comes back with the Curbstomp. Baker gets a crucifix pin for two and then rolls over into the Lockjaw. Rosa counters with a roll-up, and they counter back and forth. Rosa delivers a Death Valley Driver and goes for the cover, but Baker kicks out. Rosa applies an arm bar, but Reba gets in the ring and rips off a turnbuckle pad. Rosa superkicks Reba and Baker rolls her up for two. Rosa backs Baker into the corner and charges, but Baker blocks her and slams her face first into the exposed steel. Baker locks in the Lockjaw, but Rosa was already knocked out and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.
An interview with Adam Page and Matt Hardy from last week airs. Hardy said he has no intentions and that he and Page are friends. Page said he is not trying to get into a tag team or sign a Hardy contract. Hardy said he has been concerned with Page for a long time and then blames Chaos Project for ruining Brodie Lee Jr’s birthday a few weeks ago. He said they should team up and take out Chaos Project, and Page agreed.
Match #3 – Tag Team Match: Adam Page and Matt Hardy vs. Chaos Project (Luther and Serpentico)
Hardy and Serpentico start the match and Hardy backs him into the corner. Page tags in as Hardy drops Serpentico to the mat. Page connects with a running Shooting Star Press and goes for the cover, but Serpentico kicks out. Hardy tags back in and delivers an elbow to Serpentico’s neck. Serpentico comes back with a headlock and Luther tags in. Hardy drops Serpentico with a Side Effect, but Luther drops Hardy. Luther delivers chops in the corner and Serpentico tags back in. Luther sends Serpentico into Hardy in the corner and splashes them both. Luther tosses Serpentico on top of Hardy for the cover, but Hardy kicks out at two. Luther tags back in and keeps control. Serpentico tags back in as Luther drops Hardy. Page tags in and drops Luther with a dive on the outside. Page drops Serpentico in the ring and goes to the apron. Luther tries to dive on Page, but Page moves. Page drops Serpentico with the Buckshot Lariat, but Hardy tags himself in and gets the pin fall.
Winners: Adam Page and Matt Hardy
The AEW Women’s World Championship Eliminator Tournament is officially announced. It will take place in the United States and Japan. Aja kong, Yuka Sakazaki, Veny, Emi Sakura, Ryo Mizunami, Mei Suruga, Rin Kadokura, and Maki Itoh are announced for the Japan side of the tournament, while Serena Deeb, Riho, Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D., Tay Conti, Thunder Rosa, Nyla Rosa, Anna Jay, and Leyla Hirsch are announced for the United States side of the tournament.
Alex Marvez is backstage with Chris Jericho and MJF. Jericho says he and MJF are the future AEW World Tag Team Le Champions. They walks into the locker room to celebrate, but Guevara isn’t having it. Guevara says he isn’t so sure if they are in it together and walks away. Jericho follows him out and MJF says it’s about time they have a conversation and tells Wardlow to get rid of the cameraman.
Kip Sabian and Penelope Ford’s wedding is set up in the ring. Sabian is walked to the ring by Vickie Guerrero, Miro, and Charles Taylor. Father James Mitchell is the officiant for the wedding. They read their vows for each other and exchange the “I Do’s.” Mitchell is about to ask for objections, but Miro interrupts and says they are not asking that question and are moving on. They share a kiss and Miro leads a toast. Miro says he has been Sabian’s present all along, and asks what is in the big box in the ring. Charles says it is from him and Miro attacks the box, which is empty. Miro tells him to clean it up and says he doesn’t want to see anymore presents. Miro tries to move, but he has been handcuffed to the ring. Taylor shoves Sabian, who falls into Ford, who falls into the cake. Miro grabs Taylor, Sabian tries to his Taylor, but Taylor ducks and Sabian hits Miro. Sabian and Ford attack Taylor, but Orange Cassidy comes out of the cake. Cassidy drops Sabian with the Beach Break as Miro can do nothing but watch.
Footage of Shaquille O’Neal on Inside the NBA is shown. He mocks Cody Rhodes and says he will take him out. Shaq and Jade Cargill vs. Cody Rhodes and Red Velvet is announced for Wednesday, March 3rd.
Match #4 – Lumberjack Match: Eddie Kingston vs. Lance Archer (w/Jake Roberts)
They brawl immediately and go to the floor. Some of the lumberjacks get attacked, and then The Butcher and The Blade attack Archer on the floor. They get back into the ring, but Archer tosses Kingston out. Billy tosses Kingston back in, but Kingston comes back and attacks some of the lumberjacks again. Archer takes out Kingston and the lumberjacks with a dive to the floor as the show heads to a commercial.
Back from the break, Kingston tosses Archer to the floor and some of the lumberjacks attack Archer. Arhcer gets back into the ring and slams Kingston to the mat. Archer splashes on Kingston and goes for the cover, but Kingston kicks out. The Bunny jumps on Archer’s back, but Archer sets her up for the Blackout. Kingston hits the spinning back first and sends Archer to the floor. Roberts drops Angelico on the outside as Archer gets back into the ring. Archer drives his knee into Kingston’s face, but Kingston drops him with an exploder suplex. Kingston goes for the cover, but Archer kicks out. The Butcher and The Blade set a table in the corner, but Bear Bronson and Bear Boulder take them out as The Blade gets speared through the table. Archer delivers a right hand and slams Kingston to the mat. Archer goes for the cover, but Kingston kicks out. They exchange shots and then Archer delivers the Blackout and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Lance Archer
FTR and Tully Blanchard are in their hauler. They accuse Jurassic Express of telling on them and getting them suspended. Blanchard says all they want is a championship match and asks what it is going to take to get it. They pull in Marko Stunt, who they have kidnapped and handcuffed to a chair.
-Darby Allin defends the AEW TNT Championship against Joey Janela
-Chris Jericho and MJF vs. The Acclaimed
-Cezar Bononi and Peter Avalon vs. Cody Rhodes and Lee Johnson
Match #5 – Six-Man Tag Team Match: Jon Moxley, PAC, and Rey Fenix vs. Kenny Omega and The Good Brothers (Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson)
PAC and Anderson start the match. Anderson drops PAC with a shoulder tackle, but PAC comes back and takes Anderson down. Gallows tags in, as does Moxley. Gallows delivers a few shots, but Moxley comes back and sends Gallows to the mat. Moxley delivers a few shots and PAC tags back in. Omega tags in and beats PAC down in the corner. Anderson tags in and delivers shots to PAC, and then Omega tags back in. PAC drops Omega with a few shots and a snap suplex. Anderson and Moxley tag in, and Moxley drops Anderson with shots. Moxley drops Anderson to the mat and goes for the cover, but Anderson kicks out. Moxley applies a headlock and then sends Gallows to the floor. Moxley drops Anderson and Gallows with a dive and then slams Omega into the barricade as the show heads to a commercial.
Back from the break, Gallows delivers shots to Moxley in the ring. Anderson tags in and he and Gallows double team Moxley. They go for the Magic Killer, but Moxley escapes. Moxley sends Gallows to the floor and sends Anderson into the corner. Omega and Fenix tag in. Fenix drops Omega with a hurricanrana and then delivers a few kicks to Gallows. Fenix takes Anderson down with a diving headbutt and delivers a superkick to Omega. PAC comes in with a shotgun dropkick to Omega, and then PAC and Fenix take out the Good Brothers with stereo moonsaults. Fenix drops Omega with a cutter and goes for the cover, but Omega kicks out. Omega comes back and they exchange chops. Fenix goes up top, but Omega trips him up and drops him with a snap dragon suplex. Gallows tags in and kicks Fenix in the face. Gallows goes for the cover, but Fenix kicks out. PAC tags in and kicks Gallows to the mat. PAC goes for the cover, but Gallows kicks out. Gallows comes back with a superkick and then Omega and Anderson get into the ring. They triple team PAC and Omega goes for the cover, but Moxley and Fenix break it up.
Omega and PAC are left in the ring, and Omega drops him with a Liger Bomb. Omega goes for the cover, but PAC kicks out. Omega delivers the V Trigger and goes for the One Winged Angel, but PAC escapes. Fenix kicks Omega in the face, and then Moxley gets involved and they triple team Omega. PAC drops Omega with a German suplex and goes for the cover, but Omega kicks out. Moxley tags in and knocks Anderson to the floor. Omega and Moxley exchange shots and Omega delivers a knee strike. Moxley comes back with a clothesline, and then Fenix takes out the Good Brothers with superkicks. Fenix drops Anderson with a dive and then Moxley goes for the Paradigm Shift on Omega. Omega counters with a Paradigm Shift of his own and goes for the cover, but PAC breaks it up with a 450 splash. Anderson tags in, but Moxley takes him out with a cutter and tags in Fenix. Fenix takes Anderson down with a moonsault press and goes for the cover, but Anderson kicks out. Fenix goes up top again, but Anderson counters with a spine-buster and tags in Gallows. The Good Brothers drop Fenix with the Magic Killer as Omega drops PAC with the V Trigger, and then Gallows gets the pin fall.
Winners: Kenny Omega and The Good Brothers
-After the match, the beat down of Fenix continues, but Lance Archer rushes out and clears the ring of The Good Brothers. Moxley stands over Omega, but a masked man attacks him. He takes off the mask, revealing himself to be KENTA. KENTA lays out Moxley with the Go to Sleep as Omega looks on. Omega stands over Moxley as KENTA stares from the outside as the show comes to a close.