ALL ELITE WRESTLING COLLISION/TNT: February 3 report


Posted on 2/04/124 by Bob Magee



AEW COLLISION was broadcast live from the Bert Ogden Arena
in Edinburg, TX!

It’s Saturday night and you know what that means! Saturday
night’s alright for fighting!

Nigel McGuinness, Kevin Kelly and Tony Schiavone were the
broadcast team for tonight’s event.

Continental Crown Championship Proving Ground Match!

Eddie Kingston (c.) vs. “Bounty Hunter” Bryan Keith!

Keith and Kingston traded shots, with Eddie rocking Keith
with knees to the face. Both tried for suplexes but neither
man budged. Kevin Kelly informed us that Bryan Keith just
returned from a tour in Japan.

Keith stunned Kingston with a mule kick. Kingston was
clutching his jaw. Outside the ring, Keith whipped Kingston
into the barricade, with Kingston’s right arm and shoulder
taking the brunt of it.

“Bryan Keith is starting to show he’s got the goods,” said
Kevin.

“Giving Eddie one hell of a fight,” replied Schiavone.

Keith headbutted Kingston, knocking Kingston off the
turnbuckles and sending Kingston tumbling to the arena
floor. Kingston got back up on the apron, but Keith
connected with a pump kick. Keith followed up with a
cannonball senton.

Kingston fired back with an exploder suplex. Keith hit one
of his own and then rocked Kingston with a Liger Bomb for a
near fall.

“Eddie Kingston is in trouble. You can see it on his face,”
said Schiavone.

Eddie blasted Keith with a backfist and then a suplex for a
two-count. Kingston blistered Keith’s chest with rapid fire
chops. Eddie applied a sleeper and then spiked Keith with a
DDT for a near fall. Eddie smashed Keith with the spinning
back fist and pinned Bryan Keith!

Tony Schiavone entered the ring to interview Kingston.

Kingston: “Go talk to Bounty Hunter, not me.”

Tony Schiavone: “Starting tonight Bryan Keith is All Elite!”

Kingston hugged Keith.

“American Dragon” Bryan Danielson’s music hit! Danielson
made his way to the ring, and Nigel said Danielson was
trying to steal Keith’s thunder. Kevin Kelly said Danielson
was trying to provoke Kingston. Danielson held up Bryan
Keith’s arm, congratulating him on joining the AEW roster.

“American Dragon” Bryan Danielson vs. CMLL’s Hechicero!

“Hechicero is the greatest technical wrestler to come out of
Mexico in the last 20 years,” said Nigel.

Hechicero grappled Danielson to the mat. Both men were
looking for leg locks. Danielson put Hechicero in a
surfboard submission, but Hechicero escaped. Hechicero
rolled Bryan around in a surfboard, but Danielson got to the
ropes to force the ref to break the hold.

“Danielson looks frustrated,” said Kevin Kelly.

Danielson swatted Hechicero in the thigh with a leg kick.
Danielson was stunned by a guillotine leg drop. Hechicero
caught Danielson in a rear naked choke, but Danielson
grabbed the bottom rope. Hechicero chopped at Danielson’s
chest. Hechicero was one step ahead and cracked Danielson
with a jumping knee strike in the corner.

“Put this dragon to sleep!” said Nigel.

Danielson knocked Hechicero off the top rope with a
headbutt. Danielson went for a diving headbutt, but
Hechicero countered, tying up Danielson in a pretzel and
cradling Danielson for a near fall.

The fans chanted “This is awesome! This is awesome!”

Hechicero jumped over the top rope with a tope, crashing
onto Danielson on the arena floor! Back in the ring, Bryan
hit a double underhook suplex. Danielson applied the LeBell
Lock. Hechicero escaped and locked up Danielson, but
Danielson inched his way to the ropes.

Danielson found his mark with round kicks to Hechicero’s
chest. Hechicero picked up Bryan with a spinning hammerlock
into a back breaker! Danielson took down Hechicero with a
dragon screw leg whip. Hechicero cradled Danielson but
Danielson reversed it and pinned Hechicero!

Hechicero attacked Danielson after the match! BCC’s Claudio
Castagnoli sprinted to the ring and forced Hechicero to
retreat!

FTW Champion HOOK vs. The Outrunners—Turbo Floyd & Truth
Magnum!

Hook used a judo throw but was poked in the eyes when the
ref was distracted. The Outrunners double teamed Hook. Hook
double clotheslined them and sent them flying with overhead
suplexes. Hook applied the Redrum to Truth and forced him to
tap right out!

“It takes a lot of guts to fight two men,” said Nigel.

Tony Schiavone interviewed Mark Briscoe!

Mark: “I told FTR I’d be there for them last week. I came
out to the aid of my blood brothers FTR and my good friend
Danny Garcia. That’s what we do. I wasn’t five feet onto
that stage when the House of Black threw me off like a sack
of taters. But fast forward and it was FTR, Garcia and
Briscoe with their hands held high. You knock us down and we
get back up.

“After 20 years of being one half of the baddest tag team on
the planet, now all of a sudden, I’m flying solo. Everything
didn’t go my way, but that’s alright. You shoot me, you’d
better kill me. We fight until we can’t fight no more!”

The arena lights went dark!

The House of Black appeared on the giant screen!

Malakai Black: “Well Mark, that’s beautiful. That’s really
touching. You like magic tricks? I love magic tricks. I
specifically like the one where the magician makes people
disappear. Because that is what we intend to do to you and
everything you just spoke about. We are going to eradicate
you from the history of professional wrestling, and it’ll
happen just like this.”

Malakai Black snapped his fingers and the House of Black
disappeared from the screen. The lights in the arena turned
back on and Mark Briscoe was alone in the ring.

Malakai Black: “See, it’s that easy.”

“Mind games from the House of Black,” said Nigel.

Queen Aminata vs. “The Professor” Serena Deeb!

Deeb grappled Aminata to the mat, showing off why she is a
technical tyrant. Deeb applied a half crab, but Queen
Aminata reached the ropes. Queen hit a snap suplex on Serena
Deeb. Serena Deeb used a guillotine neck breaker. Deeb
disoriented Aminata and brought her down with a back slide.
Aminata cracked Deeb with a head butt and then a hip attack.

Deeb dodged a running knee strike from Queen Aminata. Deeb
wrapped Aminata’s legs around the ring post and applied the
figure four. Deeb applied the Serenity Lock and Aminata
tapped out!

Out next: The #1 Contender for the AEW World Championship—
Swerve Strickland with Prince Nana!

Swerve: “Hey Tony Schiavone, you know it’s Black History
Month, right? I’m noble enough to show appreciation to all
the people who paved the way for me to talk to you tonight.
People like Ron Simmons. Kofi Kingston. How about Athena,
what up sis? And very soon we’re going to add another name
to that list. Who’s house? This Wednesday I’ve got an
opportunity to become AEW World Champion.

“Now about Hangman Page, this is a man that’s in my way of
my quest of becoming great. He has left scars on my body. He
has shed my blood. This is a man I’ve beaten twice now. You
know what they say, third time is a charge. But when I put
him behind him, I become black history, and then I move on
to Samoa Joe and I become AEW World Champion.

“Nana, you understand Mogul Embassy is family and it is
business? Trust me, I want you there right by my side. No
interferences. Because there’s going to be no more excuses.
Is that right, Hangman Page? I’ll see you Wednesday. Who’s
house?”

Red Velvet vs. Vertvixen!

Red Velvet took down Vertvixen with a leg lariat. Red Velvet
planted Vertvixen with a bulldog. She blasted Vertvixen with
body shots. Red Velvet smashed Vertvixen with a running knee
strike, and then after stirring it up, she pinned Vertvixen.

Trios Match!
The Patriarchy—TNT Champion Christian Cage, Killswitch, &
Nick Wayne vs. Daniel Garcia & FTR—Cash Wheeler & Dax
Harwood!

“Daddy Magic” Matt Menard joined commentary for this match.

Dax cracked Nick Wayne with a stiff chop. Christian Cage
tagged in, but Dax grabbed an inside cradle for a near fall.
Nick Wayne tagged back in and slapped Dax in the face!
Garcia wanted in so Dax tagged him.

Garcia hit Wayne with two shoulder tackles. Nick Wayne
slapped Garcia in the face and taunted him by dancing. Nick
Wayne charged at Garcia, but Garcia chucked Wayne over the
top rope. Christian Cage entered the fray again and took
some of the steam out of Garcia’s momentum. Christian Cage
worked over Garcia in the corner. Garcia fought out of the
corner and went for a sunset flip. Christian escaped and
went for a diving headbutt, but Garcia rolled out of the
way.

Cash Wheeler tagged in and cleaned house on the Patriarchy.
FTR knocked down Killswitch with the high-low, but
Killswitch wasn’t the legal man. Nick Wayne climbed to the
top rope, but Dax met him up there. Dax superplexed Nick
Wayne!

Killswitch came in and back body dropped Dax. Killswitch
choke slammed Dax after interference from Christian Cage.
Christian went for the killswitch, but he and Dax collided
heads, both men falling to the mat. Christian tagged out to
Nick Wayne, and Daniel Garcia tagged in.

Garcia tossed Wayne with a suplex. Garcia stomped Wayne in
the corner and then pummeled him with strikes. Garcia opened
up the ropes so Cash could fly out with a tope suicida on
Killswitch! Garcia rocked Nick Wayne with a brain buster for
a near fall!

The fans chanted “This is awesome! This is awesome!”

Nick Wayne hit a fisherman’s suplex for a two-count on
Garcia. Daniel Garcia answered with a big swinging neck
breaker for a near fall. Garcia climbed to the top, but
Christian knocked him down, right into a Wayne’s World!

Cash jumped in and powerslammed Nick Wayne! Killswitch was
there to chokeslam Cash! Garcia rammed Killswitch into the
steel ring post. Garcia turned around and was flattened by a
spear from TNT champ Christian Cage! Dax got back in the
ring and applied the sharpshooter on Christian. Nick Wayne
jumped off the turnbuckles and drilled Dax with the Wayne’s
World cutter.

“Party time for the Patriarchy,” said Nigel.

Nick Wayne attempted to go for the spear, like father like
son, but Garcia countered it with a jackknife pin and scored
the victory!

“That’s two weeks in a row,” said Daddy Magic.

Garcia started at Christian Cage, who was standing outside
the ring. Garcia taunted Christian Cage by doing his dance.
Christian Cage eyed Daniel Garcia with a sour look on his
face.

“I think it’s a look of concern from Christian Cage. Daniel
Garcia may have staked a claim for a title shot at Christian
Cage,” said Tony Schiavone.

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