August 12th, 2022
Welcome to our live coverage of AEW Rampage, which is emanating from The Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Announced for tonight's show, Parker Boudreaux will take on Sonny Kiss, Sammy Guevara will team with Tay Melo to take on Dante Martin and Skye Blue, The Gunn Club will take on Danhausen and Erick Redbeard, and Orange Cassidy will take on Ari Daivari.
Bryan Danielson makes his entrance, Bryan says that he will never be 100%, Bryan says that there's nothing that makes him feel more alive than being in this ring, Bryan says that he will unwillingly stop wrestling, Bryan says that his career won't end on Wednesday, Daniel Garcia then interrupts, Garcia calls Bryan his hero, Garcia says that hez going to end Bryan's career, Garcia says that you will have to call him the greatest technical sports entertainer, Bryan says that he loves violence.
Match 1: Sammy Guevara and Tay Melo vs Dante Martin and Skye Blue
- The match starts off with all four competitors brawling, Dante then lands a series of punches on Dante, Skye then hits a crossbody on Tay, Tay then hits a judothrow on Skye, Skye then lands two jumping knee strikes to the face of Tay, followed by an enziguri, Sammy then trips Skye from the outside, Tay then hits a thrust kick as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Skye roll up Tay to secure a nearfall, Dante then hits a tope suicida on Sammy on the outside, Dante them hits a Canadian destroyer off the back of Tay, Tay then hits a tornado DDT on Dante, Skye then hits a hurricarana on Sammy. Tay then pins Skye to secure the pinfall victory.
Winner via pinfall: Sammy Guevara and Tay Melo.
Match 2: Parker Boudreaux vs Sonny Kiss
- The match starts off with Parker taking Sonny out with a splash, followed by a series of strikes in the corner, Parker then hits a chokeslam on Sonny, Parker then hits a sideslam on Sonny to secure the pinfall victory.
Winner via pinfall: Parker Boudreaux at 1:00.
Match 3: Erick Redbeard and Danhausen vs The Gunn Club
- The match starts off with Redbeard throwing Colten, Redbeard then hits a dropkick on Colten, Erick then hits a running crossbody onto The Gunn Club on the outside, Redbeard then hits a suplex on Austin and Colten at the same time, Erick then goes to run the ropes but Billy holds the ropes down, Austin then hits a fameasser on Danhausen to secure the pinfall victory.
Winners via pinfall: The Gunn Club at 7:02.
- After the match, Billy says that Austin and Colten need to toughen up and that he wishes he was still with The Acclaimed.
- Hook makes his entrance, Hook Hook says thar the FTW championship is always an open challenge, Zack Clayton then interrupts Zack says that he's going to take the FTW championship to Jersey, Zack challenges him to a match next week on Rampage, Hook accepts.
Match 4: Orange Cassidy vs Ari Daivari
- The match starts off with Ari offering Cassidy a last chance to join his group by laying down for the pin, Cassidy then lays rolls away from Daivari, Daivari then hits a neckbreaker on Cassidy inbetween the ropes as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Daivari lock Cassidy in a sleeperhold, Cassidy and Daivari then both run into each other with a closeline, Cassidy then hits a crossbody from the top rope, Daivari then hits a neckbreaker on Cassidy, Cassidy then hits a thrust kick on Daivari, Cassidy then hits a diving DDT on Daivari from the second rope to secure a nearfall, Cassidy then hits the Orange Punch on Daivari to secure the pinfall victory.