AEW Dynamite Review – March 15, 2023
Kicking off this week’s Dynamite with the ring filled with balloons and streamers as AEW World Champion MJF came out for his Re Bar Mitzvah with 4 women to bring him down to the ring. Right away in Canada, MJF said that Shawn Michaels was better than Bret Hart and said that Judaism is the only religion that matters, to a string of boos. MJF talked about turning 13 and losing his virginity at his first Bar Mitzvah and becoming a man and to now have a Re Bar Mitzvah since he retained his AEW World Title against Bryan Danielson and is now calling himself Iron Man. MJF hits for Hava Nagila to play as a bunch of guys ran out with a chair and starting doing a celebratory dance with MJF until Jack Perry’s music hit.
Before Perry can say a word Sammy Guevara walks out as MJF warns him not to touch his cake. As Guevara goes to talk, Darby Allin heads to the ring. MJF has enough of this and asks them what they want as all 3 say I want a title match at the same time. Perry talks about how when he fought MJF, MJF cheated and won and was handed every opportunity in the book while Perry was wrestling the rest of the time on Dark in Jacksonville. Perry asks if MJF has ever even wrestled on Dark, Dark Elevation or Rampage and talks about how they all busted their asses while MJF has been doing the same old bullsh*t. Perry says everything revolves around MJF, which MJF agrees with and says that’s because he’s actually a star.
Guevara says MJF talks too much just like he’s done his whole career and he lied and cheated to get where he’s at. Guevara said he had to grind in the indies for 10+ years and had to work at Whataburger and Subway, and when he got here he was only supposed to be the Inner Circle’s job and bump guy but he overcame everything. Guevara ends by saying whether anybody likes it or not, he will be AEW World Champion. MJF said that was cute and everybody appreciates Guevara taking time away from his backstage brawls but Allin interrupts him.
Allin says in 2013 he turned a movie in film school and them rejecting it, so he dropped out instead of changing anything. This gave him the balls to become a pro wrestler and he told himself he might fail as Darby Allin, but he won’t change a simple thing. Allin said everybody in this company is on Twitter complaining and said MJF knows what he will do if he doesn’t give him a AEW World Title match, which he said he will just go complain about it on Twitter. Allin says he’s kidding and he will just beat up MJF. MJF gets mad and takes off his sunglasses and shows up black eyes. MJF gets on all 3 of them, including making fun of Guevara proposing to a new girl in 7 months. Guevara said that’s funny coming from MJF since his fiancé left him. MJF brings up how they all had Christian Cage, Chris Jericho & Sting and unlike them he didn’t need to be enrolled into AEW Daddy Day Care. MJF admits they are the Pillars but says he’s the only Pillar that can keep that place up and he has beat all of them in singles competition and they don’t deserve a shot at his World Title. MJF says they all have to leave now since they weren’t invited and now he can eat his cake, which he deserves. MJF pie faces Perry, just for Perry to attack him form behind. Guevara & Allin get involved and in this scuffle MJF gets tossed into the cake that was ringside.
We see footage of Chris Jericho earning his own ‘Chris Jericho Way’ at which was his childhood street.
Blackpool Combat Club (Jon Moxley,Claudio Castagnoli & Wheeler Yuta) vs. Dark Order (Evil Uno & Stu Grayson) & Hangman Page
Wheeler Yuta & Evil Uno starts the match, as right away Uno knocks down Yuta and they go to the corner and exchange chops. Blackpool Combat Club all take turns tagging in and working on Uno then Uno & Yuta start exchanging blows until Yuta goes and knocks down Hangman Page followed by Uno making the hot tag to Stu Grayson who goes after the Blackpool Combat Club including a Meteora to Claudio Castagnoli.
Grayson goes at it with Castagnoli but as he lifts him up Castagnoli gets out and tosses Grayson to the outside where he follows him. Blackpool Combat Club triple team on Grayson and hits him with a spiked piledriver on the outside as we go to picture in picture.
After the picture in picture Jon Moxley is on the attack and hits Grayson with a piledriver for a two count. Page finally gets the hot tag and attacks all of Blackpool Combat Club including a left arm lariat to Yuta. Uno tags in and hits a senton to Yuta as both teams start going at it. It ends up being Page & Moxley in the ring and they have a bit of a face off before exchanging blows then Page goes for the Buckshot Lariat but as Moxley distracts Paul Turner, Yuta knocks out Page with the ring bell.
Dark Order run in and start going at it with Castagnoli & Moxley, but Yuta runs in and assists his partners by hitting a chop block on Uno. Grayson fights off Yuta before diving over the top rope onto Castagnoli. Uno hits a Paradigm Shift on Moxley followed by a dive from Grayson for a two count. Dark Order hit the Fatality on Moxley but Yuta breaks up the count at two. Castagnoli tags in and him and Moxley double team on Grayson until Moxley puts on a rear choke on Grayson until he taps out.
Winners By Submission: Blackpool Combat Club
After the match Blackpool Combat Club continue to attack Uno before John Silver & Alex Reynolds run out for the save.
We see a video from Juice Robinson with highlights from last week where Robinson asks Ricky Starks what’s he going to do about getting beat up by him and says he won’t do jack diddly squat about it.
TBS Title Match
Jade Cargill (c) vs. Nicole Matthews
Jade Cargill going right after Nicole Matthews and hits Jaded for the win.
Winner & Still TBS Champion: Jade Cargill (STILL CHAMPION!!!!!)
After the match Renee Paquette comes out and asks Cargill what kind of competition is she looking for as Cargill gets right in Renee’s face and says isn’t she from Canada. Cargill then asks if that’s all Canada has to offer as Taya Valkyrie makes her way to the ring. Valkyrie & Cargill go face 2 face before Leila Grey gets in between them as Cargill goes to leave, Grey goes after Valkyrie who hits her with Road To Valhalla.
Backstage Tony Schiavone is with Ricky Starks and asks him about Juice Robinson’s comments. Starks says Robinson is jealous because he’s getting attention and he deserves it and Bullet Club hasn’t been relevant since 2015. Starks says you think he would know about getting involved with groups but challenges them to bring it anytime and anyplace.
We go to QTV where it’s QT Marshall,TNT Champion Powerhouse Hobbs,Aaron Solo,Harley Cameron,RJ City and a couple other people. They show footage of Warldow’s car getting broken into just to reveal it was Solo. Hobbs ends it by holding the TNT Title and says it’s Will’s World as they announce a TNT Title Open Challenge for this Friday’s St. Patrick’s Day Slam edition of Rampage.
International Title Match
Orange Cassidy (c) vs. Jeff Jarrett
Jeff Jarrett starts the match in command and keeps stopping to strut before doing a parody of Orange Cassidy with his kicks before we go to a break.
After the break we see Satnam Singh fling Cassidy back inside the ring. Jarrett puts on a Sharpshooter before Cassidy puts on his own Sharpshooter, before Jarrett grabs the bottom rope with an assist from Singh & Sonjay Dutt. Jarrett puts on a sleeper hold, but he is able to counter out of it with some help on the outside, Jarrett is able to put on a Figure 4 next, but this transitions to a punch trade off.
The referee gets knocked out by headbutting Cassidy but as Jarrett goes to use his guitar, Aubrey Edwards runs out to stop him. Cassidy goes to use the guitar but Singh takes it from him as Cassidy does the old Eddie spot and lays out. Aubrey ejects both Singh & Dutt, as Bryce Remsburg gets back up.
Cassidy sets up for the Orange Punch but Jarrett distracts the referee as this is happening, Jay Lethal runs out and hits Cassidy from behind with the Golden Globe, as his sling injury was fake. Lethal goes to grab the guitar but Trent Beretta runs out and takes him out. Cassidy goes for the Orange Punch but his knee gives out. Cassidy reverses out of The Stroke and hits Orange Punch for the win.
Winner & Still International Champion: Orange Cassidy (STILL CHAMPION!!!!)
We see a new music video from The Acclaimed where Max Caster raps about the fans and getting the AEW World Tag Team Titles back.
The Outcasts make their way to the ring with their own theme music and graphics. Ruby Soho starts talking about how the grass used to be greener here until a couple b*tches p*ssed all over them. Saraya says they show these housebroken bitches that it’s their house and the fans should be kissing the ground they walk on as without them there wouldn’t be a division. Saraya calls herself a miracle and doesn’t expect anything less from neckbeard stinky twats and tells Toni Storm to take over. Storm talks about nobody appreciated when she was ‘interim’ title and runs down Skye Blue, Willow Nightingale, Riho,Britt Baker & Women’s Champion Jamie Hayter, which prompts Hayter & Baker to run out. Baker is about to take out Soho with her belt, but Saraya & Storm attack them on this 3 on 2 attack. Storm hits Storm Zero on Hayter, as Riho,Nightingale & Blue all run out for the save.
We go to Angelo Parker & Matt Menard who talk about The Acclaimed’s music video and keep saying how they love rap music and they deserve a Tony Award. They bring up how The Acclaimed have ignored their challenges and tell them to tune into Rampage to see how they are the epitome of sports entertainment.
Trios Titles Triple Threat Match
House Of Black (Malakai Black,Brody King & Buddy Matthews) (c) vs. The Elite (Kenny Omega,Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson) vs. Jericho Appreciation Society (Chris Jericho,Sammy Guevara & Daniel Garica)
Brody King & Sammy Guevara starts the match off with King tossing Guevara around until Chris Jericho tags in then Kenny Omega tags in and they have a face 2 face before House Of Black attacks them before we go to picture in picture.
After the break Jericho hits a backbreaker on Malakai Black for a two count. Guevara & Daniel Garcia start double teaming Black until Nick Jackson tags himself in and takes out both Guevara & Garcia. Nick gets caught by Buddy Matthews on the outside and tossed right into Black and a knee strike. Omega tags in and hits a top rope crossbody on Matthews.
All 3 teams come in next and hit insane offense to each other including a snap dragon from Omega to Matthews, but Jericho stops him from doing a V Trigger and puts him in the Walls Of Jericho. Young Bucks break it up with superkicks before hitting superkicks to everybody else as well, before King stops them with a double lariat as they go to commercial.
After a another break Jericho and Omega are going at it, as Jericho goes spilling to the outside where Omega meets him with the Terminator Dive. Jericho & Omega work together and hit a superplex on King, but Jericho follows this with a Codebreaker on Omega, which he kicks out at two. We cut to the back where we see Dark Order,Hangman Page & Blackpool Combat Club brawling where they mention Evil Uno was sent to the hospital and Stu Grayson went with him.
They all go at it again with Guevara hitting a Shooting Star Press on Matt Jackson. House Of Black triple team Jericho, with King hitting him with Dante’s Inferno, but Omega breaks up the 3 count. Jericho takes King out with the bat as Guevara hits a Shooting Star Press on the outside to everybody else. King kicks out of a pin attempt before Black takes out Jericho with Black Mass. House Of Black start triple teaming Garcia & King hits him with Dante’s Inferno for the win.
Winners & Still Trios Champions: House Of Black (STILL CHAMPIONS!!!!) (Recommend)
After the match Jake Hager runs out but gets attacked by House Of Black as they are all fighting, the Blackpool Combat Club, Hangman Page & Dark Order run down and join in as well. As Blackpool Combat Club go to confront Page, he is backed up by The Elite who seems confused caught in the middle.
TNT Title Match
Powerhouse Hobbs (c) vs. Rey Fenix
Taya Valkyrie vs. Eva Lawless
Tag Team Match
Jericho Appreciation Society (Matt Menard & Angelo Parker) vs. The Bollywood Boyz (Gurv Sihra & Haru Sihra)
Trios Champion Brody King vs. Daniel Garcia
Monday’s Dark Elevation
Skye Blue vs. Taryn From Accounting
Jake Hager vs. Adam Knight
Emi Sakura vs. Zoe Sager
Brandon Cutler vs. Jason Geiger
The Firm (Matt Hardy,Ethan Page & Isiah Kassidy) vs. Sebastian Wolfe,Mo Jabari & Massive Damage
Proving Ground Match
ROH Women’s Champion Athena vs. Taylor Rising
Tag Team Match
Dark Order (John Silver & Alex Reynolds) vs. Tony Nese & Ari Daivari
Tag Team Match
Naturally Limitless (Dustin Rhodes & Keith Lee) vs. Jessie V & Levi Knight
Wednesday’s Dynamite So Far
Non Title No DQ Match
FTW Champion Hook vs. Stokely Hathaway