AEW Collision Review – April 6, 2024

AEW Collision Review – April 6, 2024

Semi Final Match Of The AEW World Tag Team Titles Tournament
Top Flight (Dante Martin & Darius Martin) vs. FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler)

Dax Harwood started out with Darius Martin as Harwood hit a shoulder block.

Darius responded with an arm drag. Both exchanged some chain wrestling maneuvers.

Cash Wheeler tags in and went to work on the arm before Darius responded with a takedown and an arm drag.

Dante Martin tags in and they double teamed Wheeler before Wheeler rolls to the outside.

Back in the ring Harwood tags back in and went to work on Dante’s arm.

Dante responded with 2 arm drags then rolls up Harwood for a near fall.

Dante went to work on Harwood’s arm. Darius tags back in and kept up the attack.

Harwood regained the advantage and tags in Wheeler. They hit Darius with a double clothesline. Wheeler followed up with chops in the corner.

Wheeler kept Darius near FTR’s corner. Darius countered and moved Wheeler back to Top Flight’s corner. Darius tags in Dante who delivered a double stomp to Wheeler’s arm.

Wheeler quickly regained the advantage.

Dante and Wheeler exchanged offense. Dante gained several near falls on Wheeler.

Dante hit dropkicks on FTR.

Top Flight quickly tags in and out on Harwood and knocked Wheeler out of the ring.

They then sent Harwood to the floor as well.

Dante went after both on the floor but was lured into a clothesline by Wheeler as the show went to its 1st picture in picture break.

After the break Dante reversed a superplex attempt by Harwood into a near fall.

Dante tags in Darius & he cleaned house gaining several near falls on Harwood.

Harwood responded with a chop. Dante rebounded and hit chops on FTR.

Dante small packaged Harwood for a near fall before both teams battled in the ring.

Darius hit a flatliner on Harwood for a near fall. Darius and Wheeler ended up on the floor.

Dante went for a splash on Harwood but Harwood got the knees up which resulted in a near fall.

Top Flight recovered and attempted a double pin via a crossbody and roll up on FTR respectively for a near fall. Darius hit a release German suplex on Harwood.

Wheeler responded with a vertical suplex on Darius.

Darius & Wheeler exchanging moves and Darius attempting a dive off into the 2nd rope right into a Shatter Machine for the win.

Winners: FTR (They will face Young Bucks in the Finals)

A hype video on Continental Crown Champion Kazuchika Okada aired. The video was narrated by Nigel McGuinness and written by Young Bucks.

PAC vs. Encore Moore

After a series of offense and several suplexes he climbed to the top rope seemingly for the Black Arrow only to climb down and lock in Brutalizer for the win.

Winner By Submission: PAC

After the match PAC grabs the mic. He said he warned AEW that he was done waiting for opportunities he deserves. He added that now he is taking matters into his own hand and is on a mission to remind everyone who he is the best professional wrestler on earth. With that, he challenged Okada to a match and said that he eagerly awaits Okada’s response.

Tag Team Match
FTW Champion Hook & Chris Jericho vs. Shane Taylor Promotions (Shane Taylor & Lee Moriarty)

Match ends when Chris Jericho makes Lee Moriarty tap out to Walls Of Jericho

Winners By Submission: FTW Champion Hook & Chris Jericho 

After the match Anthony Ogogo returned and attacked Jericho. Hook made the save but was double teamed by Shane Taylor Promotions. They beat down the LionHook which ended with Ogogo knocking out Jericho with a right handed punch.

Dustin Rhodes was backstage. He said that those that feel he’s under appreciated are correct. He told the story of Dusty Rhodes bringing the World Heavyweight Title home for the 1st time and added that in 36 years, the one thing he had never done was win that particular title. He then challenged Samoa Joe to a AEW World Title match on this coming week’s Dynamite.

Renee Paquette was backstage with Will Ospreay. She asked about the matches he’s had so far. He said everyone is a lot quicker and that he’s trying to keep up. He said Japan has more of a ground style which is similar to the style Bryan Danielson has. Paquette asked about the match vs. Danielson at Dynasty. Ospreay said that while it is an honor, he doesn’t see it as different than any other match. He talked about Danielson’s legacy but feels that he is the best wrestler of the 21st century. He also doesn’t feel that Danielson is at his highest level while he is. He dubbed the match the greatest of all time vs. the greatest of the 21st century.” He said the match will feature the greatest wrestlers where wrestlers wrestle.

Trios Match
House Of Black (Malakai Black, Buddy Matthews & Brody King) vs. Christopher Daniels, Bryan Keith & Matt Sydal

Buddy Matthews hits Bryan Keith with Murphy’s Law for the win.

Winners: House Of Black

After the match TNT Champion Adam Copeland’s music played. Black went up the ramp to meet him but Copeland ran in from the crowd and hit King with a chair. House of Black regained the advantage and attacked Copeland. Mark Briscoe &  FTR made the save. Young Bucks made their elevator entrance and brawled with FTR. Copeland hits Brody King with a chair again and speared him. He did the same to Matthews. Black was left in the ring with the babyfaces and retreated. Matthew Jackson was then alone in the ring but Nicholas pulled him to safety.

Lexy Nair was backstage with Rocky Romero. Romero said he has yet to win an AEW Title. He knows there are rules to earning a title match so he challenged International Champion Roderick Strong to an Eliminator Match. Strong entered and laughed at Romero’s challenge. He said he’s done everything all by himself just like Kyle O’Reilly and that Romero has a one percent chance of beating us, I mean me. He then said isn’t that right Wardlow? He told Romero not to worry as he could tell his grandkids that he was defeated by a wrestling legend.

Lexy Nair was backstage with Hook & Chris Jericho. Jericho spoke about the attack from Shane Taylor Promotions earlier tonight and said that they had 3 members while Jericho & Hook were only 2. Hook said he had a 3rd man and brought in Katsuyori Shibata who said that he would have their back.

Yuka Sakazaki vs. Trish Adora

Yuka Sakazaki hits Trish Adora with Magical Girl Splash for the win.

Winner: Yuka Sakazaki

After the match Serena Deeb walks onto the stage and stared down Sakazaki.

A video recaps Trent Beretta’s turn on Orange Cassidy from Dynamite.
Matt Menard & Daniel Garcia were backstage. Menard put over Garcia and his win on Rampage. Menard said they want more. Garcia added said that it’s time to insert himself into the conversation with some of the greats including Konosuke Takeshita, Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay.
Claudio Castagnoli vs. The Butcher
Claudio Castagnoli drills The Butcher to the mat with Neutralizer for the win.
Winner: Claudio Castagnoli
TBS Champion Julia Hart cuts a promo on Willow Nightingale to preview their match at Dynasty. She asked Mercedes Mone why she is focused on Nightingale and not her as Hart has beaten Nightingale twice.
Samoa Joe was backstage and turned down Dustin Rhodes’ challenge for a AEW World Title match on Dynamite but agreed to fight him. He said that if Rhodes beats him he will make him the #1 Contender.
Pentagon Jr vs. Komander
Pentagon Jr hits Komander with Fear Factor to get the victory.
Winner: Pentagon Jr