6/30/21 AEW Dynamite Recap
The opening credits roll. Excalibur, Jim Ross, and Tony Schiavone are on commentary from Jacksonville, Florida. They are joined by Chris Jericho, who will provide color commentary.
Match #1 – AEW World Tag Team Championship Eliminator Match; if Kingston and Penta win, they earn a title match: Eddie Kingston and Penta El Zero Miedo (w/Alex Abrahantes) vs. The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson) (w/Brandon Cutler)
All four guys brawl at the bell and Penta kicks Nick to the floor and delivers another kick to the face. Kingston rolls Matt up for a two count, and then Penta kicks Matt in the face. Kingston rolls Matt up again, but Matt kicks out. Kingston delivers an elbow strike and chops Matt against the ropes. Kingston slams Matt to the canvas and takes a cheap shot at Nick. Nick gets in the ring, but Penta and Kingston double team Matt behind the referee’s back. Kingston goes for another cover, but Matt kicks out again. Penta tags in and chops Matt. Matt comes back and backs Penta into the corner, and then knocks Kingston to the floor. The Bucks double team Penta in the corner and Nick tags in. Nick chokes Penta over the middle rope and tags Matt back in. The Bucks deliver a double elbow to Penta and Matt kicks him in the head. Nick tags back in and send Penta to the floor. Matt goes after him, but Penta counters with a back-breaker. Penta cross-bodies onto Nick in the ring and tags in Kingston. Kingston drops The Bucks with right hands and clotheslines them in the corner. Kingston drops Nick with a fisherman’s suplex and goes for the cover, but Nick kicks out.
Kingston goes for another shot, but Matt pulls him to the floor. Kingston drops Matt with a suplex, but Nick kicks Kingston in the face. The Bucks double team Kingston on the floor and Nick gets him back in the ring. Nick goes for the cover, but Kingston kicks out. Nick delivers more shots to Kingston and Matt tags back in. Matt beats Kingston to the canvas and drops a right hand. Matt applies a rear chin-lock, and Nick tags back in. The Bucks double team Kingston, but Kingston fires up and fights back. The Bucks come back and take out Kingston’s knees, and Nick knocks Penta off the apron. Matt tags in and keeps Kingston grounded. Nick tags back in and The Bucks go for More Bang for Your Buck, but Kingston gets free. Kingston sends Matt to the floor and climbs up top with Nick. Kingston delivers headbutts and drops Nick with a superplex. Penta and Matt tag in, and Penta delivers shots and kicks to both Bucks. Penta drops Matt with a DDT and Nick with a Slingblade. Penta drops Matt with a corkscrew Code Red and goes for the cover, but Matt kicks out. Matt comes back and sends Penta to the corner, where Nick delivers an enzuigiri.
Nick drops Penta with a hurricanrana, and follows with knee strikes in the corner. Penta comes back and sends Nick to the corner, where Kingston drops him with a release German suplex. Penta drops Nick with a Backstabber and goes for the cover, but Matt breaks it up. Matt sends Kingston to the ramp and takes him out with a cross-body. Penta comes back with a superkick to Nick, but Nick grabs the referee as he low-blows Penta. Matt tags in and The Bucks deliver a package pile driver to Penta. Matt goes for the cover, but Kingston breaks it up as The Good Brothers come to ringside. Kingston delivers shots to both Bucks and drops Nick with an exploder suplex. The Bucks come back with superkicks to Kingston, but Penta sends Nick to the floor. The Good Brothers get on the apron, and Cutler accidentally sprays Matt in the face. Frankie Kazarian runs out and takes out Cutler, and then Penta takes everyone out with a dive to the floor. Penta drops Matt with a pile driver, Kingston delivers a superkick, and Penta gets the pin fall.
Winners: Eddie Kingston and Penta El Zero Miedo
Christian Cage is backstage with Jungle Boy. Cage says everyone learned that Jungle Boy can take Kenny Omega to the brink, and he will be the champion someday. Cage says if Jungle Boy wins tonight, he will be the first AEW wrestler to make it to 50 wins. Luchasaurus and Marko Stunt walk in. Luchasaurus thanks Cage for having Jungle Boy’s back while he was out, and now he has Cage’s back. They talk dinosaurs and walk away.
Tony Schiavone is in the ring with the Men of the Year, Ethan Page and Scorpio Sky. Schiavone asks Page why he challenged Darby Allin to a Coffin Match. Page says he hasn’t been doing enough to Allin, because his goal is to exterminate Allin. Page says nobody has tried to cripple Allin more than him. He says Allin comes back every time, but the Coffin Match is going to cripple Allin mentally. Page says he is going to beat Allin in the Coffin Match, and every time Allin does a Coffin Drop, he will think about Page putting him in a coffin and closing it on his confidence forever. Sting’s music plays and he drags a coffin to ringside. A video plays of Allin building the coffin and setting it on fire. Allin emerges from the coffin and attacks Page and Sky. Sting gets in the ring and drops Sky with the Scorpio Deathdrop as Allin rakes Page’s eyes. Referees and trainers rush the ring and pull Allin off of Page. Page escapes the ring and says Allin knows that he can’t beat Page when Page is 100%. Page says the match is off, and says it can happen when Allin signs a paper saying he won’t touch Page a week before the match.
Match #2 – Singles Match: Jack Evans vs. Jungle Boy
They lock up and Jungle Boy applies a side headlock. Evans turns it into a wrist-lock, but Jungle Boy turns it into one of his own. They exchange take downs and Jungle Boy goes for the Snare Trap. Evans makes it to the ropes and Jungle Boy goes for a dropkick. Evans holds the ropes and kicks Jungle Boy into the corner. Jungle Boy comes back with a chop and a few kicks. Jungle Boy drops Evans with an arm-drag and follows with a dropkick as the show heads to a commercial.
Back from the break, Jungle Boy takes Evans down with a dropkick to the knee. Jungle Boy drops Evans with a clothesline and charges at him in the corner. Evans counters with a boot to the face and follows with a roundhouse kick. Evans goes up top, but Jungle Boy cuts him off. Jungle Boy delivers a few shots, but Evans gets free and goes for a German suplex. Jungle Boy lands on his feet and delivers a corner dropkick. Jungle Boy locks in the Snare Trap and Evans taps out.
Winner: Jungle Boy
-After the match, The Hardy Family Office come to the ring, but Jurassic Express and Christian Cage cut them off. Cage and Matt Hardy brawl in the ring and Cage drops Hardy with a reverse neck-breaker. Cage chokes Hardy with his jacket, but Evans attacks Cage. Cage sends Evans back to the outside and stares down Hardy.
MJF cuts a promo. He says he outsmarted and out-wrestled Chris Jericho, and has now dethroned him as a king in AEW. MJF says Jericho should know when to throw in the towel and walk away, but Jericho decided to turn AEW into Looney Tunes. MJF says Jericho is a joke now and has stooped so low. MJF asks Jericho just how low he is willing to stoop, and we will find out next week, because he is going to announce his stipulations for Jericho to get one more match with him. He says in the meantime, he will take out his aggressions on Sammy Guevara.
Alex Abrahantes interviews Andrade El Idolo. Idolo talks about Matt Sydal interrupting him last week. Idolo says he wants to make an example out of Sydal next week.
Tony Schiavone introduces the AEW World Champion, Kenny Omega, for an interview. Omega takes over the interview and makes up some questions that he says Schiavone asked him earlier today. Omega says he has beaten everyone in AEW and says it pains him to say that with no one left, he has to take some time off. He says he has belts in other promotions, so we can still catch him defending titles elsewhere. The Dark Order’s music hits and Evil Uno interrupts him. Uno and the rest of the group get into the ring. Uno says he thinks differently than Omega, and Omega does have some challengers left. Omega mocks them and tells them to walk back through the tunnel. He says none of them are ranked high enough to challenge him for the belt, and Uno says Omega is right, but he knows someone who does. Uno says it is someone who they have befriended, and it is the man who is ranked number one in the men’s singles division. Omega says if Uno is talking about who he thinks he is talking about, he wouldn’t appreciate Uno speaking for him and says he doesn’t have the guts to face him. Omega says that person doesn’t even think himself that he deserves to hold the championship. Omega bids them adieu and leaves the ring.
Brian Pillman Jr. tells Miro to forgive him for not having the same faith as him, because all he had growing up was a great set of friends to keep him going. He says when Miro attacked Griff Garrison, it set him off and he is out to prove that Miro is nothing but a bully.
Match #3 – AEW TNT Championship Match: Miro (c) vs. Brian Pillman Jr.
Pillman delivers a few quick shots and kicks Miro in the corner. Miro comes back with a back cody drop. Miro kicks Pillman in the midsection and delivers shots to his back. Miro jumps on Pillman’s back and kicks him in the chest. Miro tosses Pillman across the ring and clotheslines him against the ropes. Miro drops Pillman to the floor with a fall-away slam as the show heads to a commercial.
Back from the break, Pillman takes Miro down on the apron and delivers a few shots. Pillman delivers a dropkick that sends Miro to the floor. Pillman delivers another dropkick through the ropes and chops Miro against the barricade. Pillman slams Miro into the ring apron and sends him into the barricade. Pillman gets Miro back into the ring and drops him with a flying clothesline. Pillman goes for the cover, but Miro kicks out. Pillman delivers a few shots to Miro’s jaw, but Miro blocks a third and delivers a kick to the side of Pillman’s head. Miro delivers a thrust kick and locks in Game Over and Pillman passes out.
Winner and still AEW TNT Champion: Miro
Alex Marvez is backstage with Dark Order. Adam Page rushes in and asks them what the hell they were doing. They say they know he wants the title, and he asks if they think he is scared of Omega. Colt Cabana says they don’t think he is scared of Omega, but they think he is scared of failure. They say they are here for him and walk away. Alex Reynolds says Page has waited long enough, and this is his time.
Earlier today, Taz cut a promo. He says Team Taz is not in complete form at the moment, because both Ricky Starks and Brian Cage are not here. He says their relationship has been toxic on everyone. Taz says on July 14th, Cage will defend the FTW World Heavyweight Championship against Ricky Starks, because sometimes family members need a fight to clear things up.
Match #4 – Tag Team Match: Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. and Rebel vs. Nyla Rose and Vickie Guerrero
Rebel shoves Guerrero and Baker attacks Guerrero from behind. Rose gets in the ring and Baker shoves Rebel into her. Rebel applies a sleeper hold, but Rose slams her to the mat. Rose clubs Rebel across the back and delivers a splash. Rose sends Rebel to the corner, but Baker goes to the floor and tells Rebel that she has it. Rose drops Rebel to the mat with another slam and connects with a leg drop. Rose delivers another slam and tags in Guerrero. Guerrero goes to the ropes as Rose grabs a table from under the ring as the show goes to a commercial.
Back from the break, Baker is in control and drops Rose with a Slingblade. Rose comes back and goes for the Beast Bomb, but Baker gets free and takes Rose down. Baker grabs her glove, but Rose counters and slams Baker to the mat. Rose drapes Baker over the top rope and connects with the leg drop. Rose goes for the cover, but Rebel breaks it up. Rose gets sent to the floor as Guerrero tags in, and Baker quickly takes Guerrero down and locks in the Lockjaw, and Guerrero taps out.
Winners: Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. and Rebel
-After the match, Rose attacks Baker from behind and lays her out with the Beast Bomb. The table it set up at ringside, and Rose drives Baker through it with another Beast Bomb.
Jake Hager, Santana, and Ortiz are backstage. Hager says every time The Pinnacle sees them, The Pinnacle get there asses kicked. Santana says FTR decided to get their hands dirty, but they are going to get their hands dirtier. Santana says the ass whooping they give FTR will be sweet, and they will shut it down in Miami next week. Santana says since Tully Blanchard will be in The Pinnacle’s corner, Konnan will be in theirs.
Announced for next week:
AEW World Tag Team Championship Match: The Young Bucks (c) vs. Eddie Kingston and Penta El Zero Miedo
Trios Tag Team Match: FTR and Wardlow (w/Tully Blanchard) vs. Jake Hager, Ortiz, and Santana (w/Konnan)
Mixed Tag Team Match: Kris Statlander and Orange Cassidy vs. The Bunny and The Blade
South Beach Strap Match: Cody Rhodes vs. QT Marshall
Andrade El Idolo vs. Matt Sydal
Chris Jericho and MJF will have a stand-off where MJF will announce his stipulations
Match #5 – Singles Match: MJF vs. Sammy Guevara
MJF ducks out of the ring and Guevara poses and mocks him in the ring. MJF gets back in the ring, but Guevara takes control. Guevara quickly goes for the GTH, but MJF counters. MJF goes for the Salt of the Earth, but Guevara gets free. They exchange back slides for two counts, followed by roll-ups for two counts. Both men kick up and stare each other down. MJF goes for a handshake, but Guevara sends him to the floor. Guevara goes after him, but MJF gets back into the ring. Guevara delivers a shot and follows with a springboard cutter. Guevara goes for the cover, but MJF kicks out. Guevara sends MJF back to the floor, but MJF trips him on the apron. MJF slams Guevara into the barricade as the show heads to a commercial.
Back from the break, MJF is in control in the ring. He delivers a few shots, but Guevara turns it around and sends him to the floor. Guevara charges, but MJF pulls the ring skirt out and beats Guevara inside it. Back in the ring, MJF slams Guevara to the mat and goes for the cover, but Guevara kicks out. Guevara comes back and takes MJF down with a Spanish Fly. Guevara drops MJF with a few clotheslines and delivers an enzuigiri. Guevara connects with a kick to the jaw and clotheslines MJF to the floor. Guevara dives to the floor and takes MJF out. Guevara gets MJF back into the ring and drops him with a Destroyer. Guevara goes for the cover, but MJF kicks out. MJF comes back with an elbow strike and stomps on his arm. MJF goes for the Salt of the Earth, but Guevara rolls him up for two. MJF drapes Guevara over the top rope and grabs a chair. Guevara dropkicks the chair into MJF’s head and sends MJF over the barricade. Guevara dives onto MJF over the barricade. Guevara gets MJF back in the ring and goes up top, but MJF cuts him off. MJF climbs and delivers an avalanche Tombstone Piledriver and goes for the cover, but Guevara kicks out.
Guevara quickly rolls MJF up, but MJF kicks out at two. MJF chops Guevara’s knee and goes for the Heat-Seeker, but Guevara counters and MJF lands on his bad knee. Guevara goes for a sunset flip, but MJF counters and they counter roll-ups for two. Guevara hits the GTH and goes for the cover, but MJF’s foot is on the ropes. Guevara drags MJF to the corner for the 630 Splash and hits it. Guevara goes for the cover, but MJF kicks out. Shawn Spears comes to ringside, but Jericho leaves the commentary table to stop him. Wardlow attacks Jericho from behind and slams him onto the barricade. Wardlow throws Jericho to the floor and Spears hits Guevara with a chair behind the referee’s back. MJF crawls into the cover and gets the pin fall.
The show comes to a close with a montage of clips from the series of shows in Daily’s Place, dating all the way back to March 2020.