August 5th, 2022
Van Andel Arena
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Welcome to our live coverage of AEW Rampage, which is emanating from The Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Announced for tonight's show, Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland will take on Josh Woods and Tony Nese In a Friday Night Street Fight, Madison Rayne will make her AEW debut as she takes on Leila Grey, and Interim AEW world champion Jon Moxley will take on Mance Warner.
Match 1: Jon Moxley vs Mance Warner
- The match starts off both men brawling up the ramp, Moxley then sends Mance into the barricade, followed by a snap suplex on the outside, both men then exchange a series of chops, Moxley then lands a series of chops on Mance in the corner, followed by a dragonscrew, Mance and Moxley then exchange a series of punches in thr corner, Mance then irishwhips Moxley into the steel steps and barricade, followed by a suplex into a chair, Mance then hits a DDT on Moxley on top of the steel steps as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Mance land a chopblock on Moxley, Mance then hits a spinebuster on Moxley to secure a nearfall, Moxley then punches a steel chair out of Mance's hand, Moxley then hits a tope suicida onto Mance, followed by a running lariat in the corner and a superplex from the top rope, Mance then hits a closeline on Moxley, Moxley then stomps away at the head of Warner, followed by a piledriver and a sleeperhold to secure the submission victory.
Winner via submission: Jon Moxley at 11:38.
Match 2: Konosuke Takeshita vs Ryan Nemeth.
The match starts off with Takeshita landing a series of punches on Ryan, followed by a running jumping lariat and ten punches in the corner, Takeshita then goes to run the ropes but Peter Avalon trips him, Ryan then lands a series of knee strikes on Takeshita, Takeshita then hits a blue thunder bomb on Ryan, followed by a knee strike to the face to secure the pinfall victory.
Winnwe via pinfall: Konosuke Takeshita at 1:40.
Match 3: Leila Gray vs Madson Rayne
- The match starts off with both women locking up, Rayne then hits an armdrag on Gray, Gray then backs Rayne into the corner by her hair, Stokely Hathaway then distracts Rayne, allowing Gray to knock her off the apron as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Rayne lands a series of elbows to the stomach of Gray, followed by an enziguri and a northern lights suplex, Gray then hits a sideslam on Rayne to secure a nearfall, Rayne then pins Grey to secure the pinfall victory.
Winner via pinfall: Madison Rayne at 8:27
- After the match, Jade Cargill says that this is her show, Jade says that she's hosting an open challenge to a championship match Wednesday, Kiera then attempts to attack Rayne but Rayne counters, Rayne then hits the Crossrain on Hogan.