Posted on 11/05/123 by Bob Magee
Tonight’s AEW COLLISION was broadcast live from the Intrust
Bank Arena in Wichita, KS!
Nigel McGuinness, Kevin Kelly and Tony Schiavone were the
broadcast team for tonight’s event.
It’s Saturday night and you know what that means! Saturday
night’s alright for fighting!
AR Fox vs. Swerve Strickland (with Prince Nana)!
Fox attacked Swerve as the show was coming onto the air.
They brawled onto the ramp. AR Fox jumped off the stage and
landed on Swerve with a crossbody press! They made it to the
ring and Fox flipped over the top rope and landed on Swerve
on the arena floor, Fox clearly taking the fight to
Swerve hip tossed Fox onto the ring apron, with Fox’s legs
taking the brunt of the impact. Swerve whipped Fox into the
steel guardrail. Prince Nana called down the Gates of Agony
Back in the ring, Swerve flung Fox onto the top turnbuckle.
Swerve superplexed AR Fox, with Prince Nana yelling for
Swerve to finish off Fox. AR Fox fired back with an
offensive flurry, including a 450 splash off the top for a
near fall on Swerve!
“Look at the rotation and the added impact of the 450,” said
Swerve stunned Fox with a neck breaker and then a kick to
the back of the head. Swerve squashed Fox with a double foot
stomp and pinned Fox!
“That is a lethal move, guys,” said Tony Schiavone.
After the match AR Fox was surrounded by the Gates of Agony,
Swerve, and Prince Nana! FTR sprinted to the ring and began
to brawl with the Gates of Agony! Ricky Starks and Big Bill
came down to the aid of the Mogul Embassy. LFI sprinted down
and helped clear the ring of the AEW World Tag Champs and
the Mogul Embassy! FTR offered to shake LFI’s hands, but LFI
declined and left the ring.
The House of Black were watching from somewhere in the
Lexy Nair was backstage with a very angry Kip Sabian!
Sabian said the Workhorsemen are underrated, and if Mark
Briscoe can find two partners, Sabian and the Workhorsemen
will wrestle them tonight!
The Kingdom came out, wheeling Roderick Strong onto the
Taven and Bennett charged into the ring against their
opponents, James McGregor and Brixton Nash! Mike Bennett
nailed McGregor with a Death Valley Driver. Taven jumped off
the top rope and they hit a spiked piledriver, quickly
pinning their opponent. Roderick Strong jumped into the ring
and connected to one of the Kingdom’s opponents with a
jumping knee strike, and then quickly rolled out of the ring
and back into his wheelchair.
Lexy Nair was backstage interviewing Mark Briscoe when FTR
walked onto the scene and greeted their friend Mark!
Cash offered to pull double duty and tag with Mark tonight.
Mark said he appreciated that, but he already had partners
lined up for his match tonight.
Darby Allin vs. “The MurderHawk Monster” Lance Archer (with
Jake “The Snake” Roberts)!
Lance Archer hurled Darby to the mat. Darby fired back with
a big right hand. Lance Archer pounced at Darby Allin,
sending Darby crashing outside of the ring. Lance followed
up with a knee breaker.
Lance tried to walk the top rope, but Darby knocked him off.
Darby rocketed out of the ring and right at Archer with a
tope suicida. Lance Archer rocked Darby with a release
suplex! Lance cracked Darby with a knee strike in the ring.
Darby escaped a Black Out attempt and cradled Archer for a
Archer blocked Darby’s modified Coffin Drop attempt. Archer
drilled Darby with a choke slam! Archer picked up Darby
again and choke slammed Darby over the top rope and onto the
edge of the ring! Jake Roberts was about to hit Darby with
Darby’s skateboard, but the ref saw it and then ejected
Roberts from ringside.
Lance Archer clocked Darby with a stiff right hand! Darby
scraped at Archer’s back and connected with a Destroyer off
the top rope, scoring the pin on Archer!
Jake Roberts came back out and had words for Darby! “You
think I came to a fight with only one piece of artillery?
No, I’ve got a couple more guys you may have seen on the
street!” said Jake Roberts.
The Righteous walked onto the ramp!
Vincent: “Revenge is forever. It’s showtime.”
Archer grabbed a distracted Darby Allin and planted him with
the Black Out!
Lexy Nair was backstage with TBS Champion Kris Statlander,
Willow Nightingale, and Skye Blue!
Statlander and Willow had requested the time to speak with
Kris: “You had us going there for a second, but you showed
up and picked the right side. I wanted to say thank you for
making the right decision.”
Skye: “You don’t have to thank me because I didn’t do
anything for you. I did it for Willow because I always have
Willow’s back. And good luck out there tonight, Willow.”
Kris: “I have your back too.”
Lexy Nair interviewed Alex Abrahantes next!
Abrahantes said he and Penta El Zero Miedo showed last night
that lucha is life.
Swerve Strickland and Prince Nana interrupted.
Alex said it was disgraceful what Swerve did, invading
Hangman Page’s house. Alex said the only thing Penta puts
ahead of lucha is his family, and he challenged Swerve to a
match against Penta El Zero Miedo at Dynamite!
Up next: The AEW World Trios Champions The Acclaimed’s 69
Day Championship Celebration!
Daddy Ass: “It seems everyone here is ready to have a little
fun. We have been Trios Champs for 69 days!”
The fans chanted “69! 69! 69!”
Bowens: “It is a very special day because it’s been 69 days
of the Acclaimed and we are fired the hell up. So, I wanted
to introduce a little surprise. And that surprise is for Max
Caster. Because he had a pretty good week. So, Billy and I
got you a special gift. Roll the clip please.”
AEW World Champion MJF appeared on the big screen with a
message for Caster. MJF said Caster earned his respect.
“You’re starting to grow on me, Caster. I’m kind of starting
to like the Acclaimed.”
Caster: “Thank you so much! I love it, Billy! Thank you,
Anthony! It means a lot and this holiday means a lot to us
because it’s a culmination of all of our hard work at the
top of the Trios division. And that hard work is symbolized
by that trophy sitting on the announce desk right there. As
much as that trophy belongs to us, we couldn’t have done it
without the people And since we are the people’s choice and
the people’s voice, this trophy goes out to all the fans.”
Dalton Castle and the Boys walked onto the ramp, crashing
The Boys grabbed the trophy off the announcers’ table and
handed it over to Dalton Castle. Castle threw the trophy to
the floor, destroying it! The two teams began to brawl!
Tony Khan made the match official!
Daddy Ass flung Castle overhead. The Boys dropkicked Billy
Gunn. Bowens blasted the Boys with a double clothesline.
Dalton Castle was taken down with a fameasser from Bowens.
Daddy Ass tagged in, and body slammed a Boy. Bowens jumped
from the top with a Scissor Me Timbers. Caster crashed down
with the Mic Drop and the Acclaimed and Daddy Ass retained
“That’s nine title defenses, one more than the House of
Black,” said Kevin Kelly.
Lexy Nair was backstage with Andrade El Idolo, asking if he
put any more consideration into CJ’s offer.
Andrade: “Next week I will give my answer to CJ face to
Kip Sabian & The Workhorsemen—JD Drake and Anthony Henry
Mark Briscoe, “The Natural” Dustin Rhodes, and “Limitless”
Kip cracked Briscoe with a cannonball in the corner. The
Workhorsemen came in, but Mark stopped Henry and then threw
JD Drake out of the ring. Sabian hit an Arabian moonsault
onto Mark Briscoe.
Mark threw Henry down with an exploder suplex and tagged in
Dustin Rhodes. “The Natural” powerslammed JD Drake. Keith
Lee powerbombed Henry onto Sabian. Mark Briscoe dropped the
Froggy Bow on Sabian and pinned him!
Lexy Nair interviewed Mark Briscoe after the match!
Mark Briscoe challenged “Switchblade” Jay White to a singles
match on Wednesday at Dynamite!
Willow Nightingale vs. Emi Sakura!
They rammed each other with shoulder tackles. Willow got the
upper hand, her power knocking Emi to the mat. Emi slapped
Willow in the face. Emi connected with a cross body,
knocking Willow off the apron. Emi splashed Willow,
sandwiching her against the steel ring steps.
Outside the ring, Willow smashed Emi with a Death Valley
Driver on the arena floor. Willow followed up with a shotgun
dropkick for a near fall. Emi clobbered Willow with a
swinging neck breaker.
Willow dropped Emi with a spinebuster. Willow finished off
Emi with the Doctor Bomb, pinning Emi!
Lexy Nair was backstage with ROH TV Champion Samoa Joe!
Samoa Joe: “No, I haven’t heard back from MJF yet. You need
me to make moves on your behalf and to watch your back
properly. Until you realize that man is me, you will
continue to endure that pain week after week.”
Keith Lee walked onto the set and said Samoa Joe hasn’t
beaten him yet. Samoa Joe said they could remedy that
situation this Wednesday!
Keith Lee: “Count me in.”
Main Event Time!
Eight-Man Tag Match!
FTR—Cash Wheeler & Dax Harwood, and LFI—Preston Vance & Rush
(with Jose the Assistant & Dralistico)
AEW World Tag Champions Big Bill & “Absolute” Ricky Starks,
and Gates of Agony—Bishop Kaun & Toa Liona!
Jim Ross joined the broadcast team to provide his main event
Big Bill and Preston Vance locked up. Preston battered Big
Bill with forearms in the corner. Big Bill walloped Vance
with a lariat. Bishop Kaun tagged in and suplexed Preston
Cash Wheeler tagged in and jabbed at Bishop Kaun. Dax
grabbed a tag and FTR hit Kaun with a drop toehold elbow
combo. Toa Liona rocked Dax with headbutts. Dax answered
with chops to Toa’s chest. Toa nearly knocked Dax out of his
boots with a lariat.
Rush tagged in and rammed Ricky into the guardrails! Rush
kicked Ricky in the corner and then powerslammed him for a
Big Bill blocked a discus elbow from Preston with a
chokeslam. FTR were looking for the Big Rig, but Big Bill
ran over them with a double clothesline. Ricky Starks
speared Rush out of nowhere!
The fans chanted “This is awesome! This is awesome! This is
Ricky starched Rush with a thrust kick. Rush fired back and
then tagged to Dax. Rush and Dax smashed Kaun with the Big
Rig! Rush charged at Kaun and nailed him with the Bull’s
Horns, grabbing the pinfall victory on Bishop Kaun!
“A demonstrative victory for the leader of LFI,” said Nigel.
LFI walked away without shaking the hands of FTR.
“Rush is a difference maker,” said Jim Ross.
The House of Black appeared on the big screen, with words of
warning for FTR!
It was a ruse, as the House of Black blindsided FTR from
behind in the ring!
Claudio Castagnoli and Wheeler Yuta ran to the ring to even
up the odds for FTR! Claudio tried to put the Giant Swing on
Malakai Black, but Brody pulled Black out of the ring! The
BCC and FTR shook hands.