AEW Rampage Review – April 5, 2024

AEW Rampage Review – April 5, 2024

Christopher Daniels vs. Malakai Black

Match starts off with a lock up then they take turns locking one another in submission holds before Malakai Black hits a shoulder tackle and follows it up with an arm drag.

Christopher Daniels hits one of his own but Black delivers a kick to him and fires off several left and right hands.

He hits a knee strike to Daniels’ head and hits a kick to his chest that sends him crashing out of the ring.

Black distracts the referee as Buddy Matthews sends Daniels crashing into the barricade.

He dumps him back in the ring and Black pins him but Daniels kicks out.

Black hits a knee across Daniels’ neck then follows it up with a back elbow and goes for a pin.

Daniels kicks out once more and Black jams his knee into the back of Daniels’ neck as we go to a break.

After the break Daniels hits a German suplex to Black before Black responds with an arm drag but Daniels delivers a Death Valley Driver.

Black hits a back elbow and a kick to Daniels’ head but Daniels rolls him up.

Black kicks out and hits The End to Daniels for the win.

Winner: Malakai Black

Non Title Match
International Champion Roderick Strong vs. London Lightning

If Lighting wins he gets a International Title Match.

Roderick Strong & London Lightning go back and forth locking one another in submissions before Strong hits a shoulder tackle.

Lightning responds with a jumping knee but Matt Taven causes a distraction and Strong hits Lightning with an eye rake and follows it up with an Angle Slam.

He hits a chop to Lightning’s chest then follows it up with a knee to his midsection and a backbreaker.

He then cinches in a shoulder submission but Lightning lands a pair of clotheslines and trips Strong then hits a suplex to Strong.

Lightning takes down Taven on the outside but Wardlow appears out of nowhere and runs him over with a clothesline while Bennett captures the referee’s attention.

Strong then locks in a Texas Cloverleaf for the win.

Winner By Submission: International Champion Roderick Strong (Since Lightning lost the doesn’t get a International Title Match)

We then head over to a video from Leyla Hirsch challenging Julia Hart to an Open House match for the TBS Title next Friday.

Serena Deeb vs. Trish Adora

Match starts off with a lock up before Serena Deeb hits a pair of dragon screws before Adora hits a backbreaker and follows it up with a chop in the corner as we go to a break.

After the break Deeb hits a dragon screw to Adora and follows it up with a knee to her head then hits a jawbreaker to Adora before she lands a swinging neckbreaker.

Adora connects with a boot on Deeb but Deeb hits another dragon screw and looks to hit a 2nd one but Adora blocks it and pins Deeb but Deeb reverses the fall.

Adora kicks out and lands a pair of right hands on Deeb’s spine but Deeb responds with a pair of uppercuts.

Adora hits a back elbow but Deeb delivers a German suplex and locks in a Half Boston Crab & Adora taps out.

Winner By Submission: Serena Deeb

We then head over to a video from TBS Champion Julia Hart & She accepts Leyla Hirsch’s challenge to a TBS Title Open House match.

Fatal 4 Way Elimination Match
Action Andretti vs. Daniel Garica vs. Bryan Keith vs. Komander

Daniel Garcia begins brawling with Bryan Keith as he dumps him out of the ring and hits a chop to him on the outside as Komander hits an arm drag to Action Andretti in the ring.

Komander & Andretti then level one another with dropkicks but immediately kip up.

Komander offers his hand to Andretti but Keith clocks him before he can shake it.

Keith & Komander then shake hands and hits a double gutbuster to Andretti.

Keith gets Andretti up on his shoulders as Komander ascends to the top rope but Garcia provides Andretti with a hand.

He rains down right hands on Keith in the corner then levels both him & Komander.

Garcia hits a couple of chops to Keith before he looks to plant Komander.

Komander counters into a hurricanrana and pins Keith to eliminate him as we go to a break.

After the break Andretti hits a Death Valley Driver to Garcia on the apron and follows it up with a springboard moonsault of his own.

Komander then levels Garcia & Andretti with a springboard moonsault of his own but Andretti gets him back in the ring and eliminates him.

Andretti looks to fly to take down Garcia but he tweaks his knee on the way down and connects with a superkick on Garcia.

Garcia continues wearing down Andretti’s knee and sends it bouncing off the apron multiple times but Andretti connects with a neckbreaker and a running Shooting Star Press.

Garcia quickly transitions into an Ankle Lock but Andretti escapes and sends Garcia crashing to the outside.

He then goes flying over the top rope with a crossbody to level Garcia before he gets him back in the ring.

Garcia & Andretti exchange strikes before Andretti connects with a Falcon Arrow.

Andretti gets Garcia up on his shoulders but his knee gives out.

Garcia takes advantage and escapes then locks in a knee bar & Andretti taps out.

Winner By Submission: Daniel Garica