AEW Rampage Review – January 19, 2024

AEW Rampage Review – January 19, 2024

Chris Jericho vs. Matt Sydal

Match starts off with a lock up before Chris Jericho delivers a shoulder tackle but Matt Sydal responds with a hurricanrana and clotheslines him out of the ring.

Sydal hits a knee to him off the apron before they get back inside the ring and Jericho turns Sydal inside out with a clothesline.

He follows it up with a back suplex and locks in Liontamer but Sydal makes his way to the bottom rope to break the hold as we go to a break.

After the break Sydal & Jericho exchange chops with one another before Sydal lands a series of kicks catching him with one mid air.

They find themselves teetering on the ropes and Sydal pulls down Jericho with a powerbomb. Sydal looks to fly but Jericho catches him with a Codebreaker mid air.

He looks for a springboard moonsault but Sydal gets his knees up.

They end up teetering on the ropes once again and Jericho fires off right hands on Sydal. He hits an avalanche hurricanrana then Judas Effect for the win.

Winner: Chris Jericho

After the match Don Callis flees to the back. Konosuke Takeshita blindsides Jericho on the ramp as Callis reemerges. Officials run down to separate them and Takeshita takes a shot at Christopher Daniels.

Pentagon Jr vs. Anthony Henry

Pentagon Jr hits a kick to Anthony Henry’s midsection before Henry responds with a backbreaker and a German suplex but Pentagon gets him up on his shoulders and delivers a Death Valley Driver.

Henry delivers a double stomp to Pentagon’s midsection then delivers a kick to his face.

They take turns landing kicks on one another’s thighs before Henry hits a Death Valley Driver of his own and ascends to the top rope.

He looks for a double stomp but Pentagon rolls out of the way and delivers a suplex to him in the corner then follows it up with Fear Factor for the win.

Winner: Pentagon Jr

We head over to a video of Ruby Soho & Saraya yelling at one another. Renee Paquette sees this happening and asks what’s going on. Soho then grabs Harley Cameron and asks her why when she sees her passing and Cameron says it was Anna Jay’s fault.

Kris Statlander vs. Queen Aminata

Match starts off with a lock up before they take turns locking in submission holds on one another before Kris Statlander delivers a shoulder tackle.

Queen Aminata delivers a kick to Statlander’s spine and dumps her over the top rope and out of the ring then hits a crossbody through the middle rope as we go to a break.

After the break Aminata delivers a swinging neckbreaker and follows it up with a hip attack in the corner then locks in a crossface but Statlander escapes and delivers a discus lariat.

She whips her into the corner and delivers a running uppercut then looks to land a knee on Aminata.

Aminata fires back with a running knee but Statlander delivers a scoop powerslam and plants Aminata for the win.

Winner: Kris Statlander

We then head backstage to Renee Paquette catching up with Kris Statlander & Stokely Hathaway. Willow Nightingale comes running in and explains that she wanted to be at ringside but her flight was cancelled by someone. Statlander says they’ll all figure everything out.

Darby Allin vs. Jeff Hardy

Jeff Hardy offers his hand to Darby Allin but he slaps Allin before he can take it and Allin responds with a dropkick that sends Hardy crashing out of the ring.

He goes flying off the top to level him but Hardy dumps him over the commentary desk and sends him crashing into the barricade spine first.

Hardy then delivers a splash to Allin off the apron and looks to fly off the ring steps but Allin ducks out of the way and Hardy’s leg is sent crashing into the barricade.

Allin sits Hardy on a chair and fires off right hands then slides back in the ring and looks to fly to level him but Hardy moves out of the way and Allin is sent crashing into the chair as we go to a break.

After the break Hardy delivers a blockbuster and sits Allin on the top rope then climbs up to join him but Allin rakes his back and delivers a Code Red then goes for a pin but Hardy kicks out.

Allin ascends to the top, but Hardy knocks him down and delivers a neckbreaker to him onto the ring apron as Allin is draped off it then Hardy grabs a table from under the ring and sets it up.

He lays Allin on top of it then ascends to the top and looks to land a Swanton Bomb but Allin rolls out of the way and Hardy is sent crashing through the table.

He gets him back in the ring and looks to land a Coffin Drop but Hardy gets his knees up. Allin then rolls Hardy up for the win.

Winner: Darby Allin

After the match Allin looks to fist bump Hardy but Hardy opts to roll out of the ring and heads to the back leaving Allin alone in the ring to close out Rampage.