AEW Collision Review – February 3, 2024

AEW Collision Review – February 3, 2024

Proving Ground Match
Continental Crown Champion Eddie Kingston vs. Bryan Keith

The match spilled over to ringside where Keith ran Kingston into the barricade then back in the ring Kingston suplexes Keith heading into the 1st picture in picture break.

After the break Keith hits a Liger Bomb on Kingston for a near fall then Keith chops Kingston before he came back with a Backfist. Kingston suplexed Keith and got a near fall of his own.

Kingston threw chops in the corner as Keith fired up then Kingston threw more chops then Keith hit him with an enzuigiri. Kingston applied a sleeper.

Keith tried to escape with 2 jawbreakers but Kingston held on and eventually put Keith down with a DDT for a two count.

Both men stood up and then Keith threw chops to the face of Kingston before he drills him with a Backfist for the win.

Winner: Continental Crown Champion Eddie Kingston (15:16)

After the match Tony Schiavone entered the ring and praised both men for the match they had. Schiavone said Kingston was in quite a fight. Kingston was squatting in a corner calls Schiavone Captain Obvious and then told him to talk to his opponent. Schiavone informed Keith that he is All Elite. An All Elite graphic was shown on the big screen. Kingston shook Keith’s hand and hugs him.

After the break highlights aired from Dynamite of Jon Moxley brawling with the CMLL crew.

Footage aired from after Dynamite of Moxley delivering a backstage promo. Moxley said he thought Volador Jr was Matt Menard. He said the night reminded him of a night he spent in the Laredo drunk tank. Moxley said the Blackpool Combat Club has studied the history of wrestling all over the world and have respect.

Moxley said they have no reason not to show respect to luchadores and CMLL fans, but they came into his house and talked sh*t. Moxley said that behavior must be paid for. Moxley said it’s like the show on the other channel with easy, lazy American wrestling. He said it’s AEW & BCC are the elite of the elite. Moxley said the CMLL crew showed up in BCC’s backyard and they better how they don’t show up in theirs.

Bryan Danielson vs. Hechicero

Hechicero caught Bryan Danielson in a rear naked choke but Danielson reached the ropes and then rolls to the floor heading into a PIP break.

After the break Danielson battles back and went for a top rope dive but Hechicero caught him on the way down and rolled him into a pin for a two count.

Hechicero caught Danielson in a hold over the ropes and released it due to the referee’s count. Danielson charged at Hechicero but he kicked his legs out from under him causing Danielson to end up at ringside. Hechicero dove over the top rope onto Danielson on the floor.

Back in the ring Hechicero went for a top rope move but Danielson caught him with a knee strike on the way down.

Danielson locks in LeBell Lock but Hechicero pulls Danielson’s hands apart to escape the hold then put him in a leg lock before hooking one of his arms. Danielson used his free arm to reach the ropes to break the hold.

Danielson threw a series of kicks before Hechicero caught Danielson in a hammerlock and swung him around before releasing the hold.

Danielson caught Hechicero with a shot to the knee and then led Yes chants.

Danielson went for Busaiku Knee but Hechicero avoided it and ties up Danielson in another submission hold but Danielson escaped and then hook Hechicero into a rollup for the win.

Winner: Bryan Danielson

After the match Hechicero attacks Danielson and worked him over. Claudio Castagnoli’s entrance theme played and he ran to the ring and chased away Hechicero before checking on Danielson.

Backstage Lexi Nair interviewed FTR & Daniel Garcia and asked whether they intend to keep their trios team alive. Garcia said he doesn’t care what they are call, he’s just happy to have FTR at his side. Wheeler said they like having one of the fastest rising stars at their side. Harwood pointed out that FTR didn’t make the tag team rankings but they did make the trios rankings.

2 On 1 Handicap Match
FTW Champion Hook vs. The Outrunners (Turbo Floyd & Truth Magnum)

The Outrunners puts Hook down with a couple of double team moves then posed for the crowd. Hook stood up and then went on the offensive.

Hook gets Turbo Floyd up for a back body drop then clears him from the ring then puts Magnum in Redrum for the submission win.

Winner By Submission: FTW Champion Hook

After the break Tony Schiavone stood in the ring and introduced Mark Briscoe & he made his entrance and joined Schiavone inside the ring. Briscoe spoke about helping FTR & Daniel Garcia last week. He also recalls being attacked by House Of Black before the Elimination Escape The Cage match then getting his revenge during the actual match.

Briscoe said it’s been the most challenging year of his life. He said that after 20 years of being one half of the baddest tag team on the planet now he’s flying solo.

Briscoe said that if you knock him down he’s going to get up. He said he fights until he can’t fight and then he fights some more.

The lights went out then House Of Black appeared on the screen. Malakai Black said they will eradicate Briscoe from pro wrestling. He said it will happen just like that then he snaps his fingers. The camera cut back to Briscoe & he was looking around nervously. House Of Black appeared on the big screen again. Black said they are already in Briscoe’s head.

An Adam Copeland video package aired and featured highlights of his open challenge wins.

Serena Deeb vs. Queen Aminata

Serena Deeb caught Queen Aminata going for a kick and put her in a half crab until Aminata reached the ropes to break the hold.

Aminata came back with a snap suplex and covers Deeb for a two count heading into a PIP break.

After the break Deeb stood on the apron and hits a neckbreaker over the middle rope.

Deeb returns to the ring and hits a swinging neckbreaker that led to a two count.

Aminata put Deeb down with a headbutt and then hit her with a hip attack in the corner.

Aminata tried to follow up with a running knee strike but Deeb avoided it.

Deeb put Aminata in a figure 4 around the ring post until she had to break it due to the referee’s count.

Deeb hits another neckbreaker then locks in the Serenity Lock for the submission win.

Winner By Submission: Serena Deeb

After the break Tony Schiavone introduced Swerve Strickland & he made his entrance along with a dancing Prince Nana. Once in the ring Strickland was asked about facing Hangman Page on Dynamite for a chance to earn a shot at the AEW World Title at Revolution.

Strickland mentioned that it’s Black History Month and said he’s noble enough to acknowledge the people who paved the way for him. Strickland mentioned Ron Simmons, Kofi Kingston & Athena. Strickland said they would add his name to that list soon.

Strickland said he’s done some terrible things but he had to do them to get to where he is now. Strickland said he doesn’t regret any of it. Schiavone recalls Hangman Page saying that Strickland couldn’t beat him without help from Mogul Embassy.

Nana tried to take issue with what Schiavone said but Swerve indicated that he would handle it. Strickland said he’s beaten Page twice. He said the 3rd time is the charm and he wants to put Page behind him and then he becomes Black History and beats Samoa Joe for the AEW World Title.

Nana said Mogul Embassy would be right beside the boss. Strickland cuts him off and said Mogul Embassy is family but there would be no interference and therefore no more excuses for Hangman Page.

Footage aired from after Dynamite of Women’s Champion Toni Storm delivering a promo about Deonna Purrazzo while Luther & Mariah May stood by. May interrupted to ask if Storm if she saw her match. Storm said that if you’ve seen one women’s match you’ve seen them all. Storm switched her focus back to Purrazzo and told Luther to book her in a public workout.

Red Velvet vs. Vert Vixen

Red Velvet was in offensive control early on but Vert Vixen came back by slamming her to the mat for a two count before Vert Vixen threw a running kick to the face.

Velvet came back with knees to the back of Vert Vixen and then hit her with a spinning kick for the win.

Winner: Red Velvet

Trios Match
The Patriarchy (TNT Champion Christian Cage, Killswitch & Nick Wayne) vs. FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler) & Daniel Garcia

Daniel Garcia teased doing his dance but Nick Wayne slaps him and did his own version while Shayna Wayne applauded from the floor.

Garcia slaps Wayne then tossed him over the top rope to the floor.

Christian Cage ran in and was also thrown to ringside by Garcia.

Killswitch enters the ring but he was pulled back when FTR joins Garcia heading into a PIP break.

After the break Garcia was isolated by The Patriarchy before Garcia eventually avoided Cage’s top rope headbutt attempt then made the hot tag to Wheeler & he cleans house on The Patriarchy.

Wayne picks up a near fall on Harwood once they were the legal men.

Nick went up top but Harwood cuts him off & hits a side suplex from the top rope.

Harwood had Nick pinned but Killswitch broke it up. Killswitch backdrops Harwood.

Cage wrenched Harwood’s neck over the top rope from the apron while the referee was distracted.

Killswitch chokeslams Harwood. Wayne covers Harwood for a near fall heading into the final PIP break.

After the break Harwood was isolated by The Patriarchy then Garcia eventually took a hot tag.

Garcia works over Nick with punches in the corner while Wheeler did the same to Cage in another.

Wheeler hits a suicide dive on Killswitch then Garcia picks up a near fall on Nick.

Nick came back and hits a fisherman’s suplex on Garcia for a two count. Garcia caught Nick in an inside cradle for a two count.

Garcia followed up with a swinging neckbreaker for another two count. Garcia went up top but Cage shoved him into Wayne’s World from Nick which led to another near fall.

Wheeler took out Nick and was then chokeslam by Killswitch then Garcia ran Killswitch into the post. Cage speared Garcia.

Harwood took Cage down and put him in a Sharpshooter. Wayne hit Harwood with Wayne’s World to break the hold.

Wayne went for the same move on Garcia moments later but Garcia avoided it and hooked him into a pin for the win.

Winners: FTR & Daniel Garcia

After the match Garcia did his dance while staring at Cage as he was watching from the floor as Garcia & Cage continued to stare one another down. before FTR joins Garcia in doing his dance to taunt Cage & held up the TNT Title to close out Collision.