Posted on 3/30/124 by Bob Magee

Tonight’s episode of AEW RAMPAGE was broadcast from the
Centre Videotron in Quebec City, QC!

Your broadcast team was Excalibur and Tony Schiavone.

It’s Friday night and you know what that means!


Grudge Match!
“The Natural” Dustin Rhodes vs. The Butcher!

Butcher escaped a back slide from Dustin. Butcher charged at
Dustin, but Dustin used a low bridge to send Butcher out of
the ring. Dustin followed up with a running lariat on the
arena floor. Dustin wiped out Butcher with a dragon screw
leg whip.

Butcher lured in Dustin and yanked Dustin’s arm over the top
rope. Butcher kicked Dustin in the midsection. Butcher
rammed Dustin shoulder-first into the turnbuckles. Butcher
blasted Dustin with a shoulder tackle. Butcher smashed
Dustin’s hand on the steel ring steps. Butcher whipped
Dustin into the steel ring post.

Butcher planted Dustin with a back breaker. Dustin rallied
back with a Code Red for a near fall! Butcher rammed Dustin
with headbutts to the shoulder. Dustin retaliated with a
running lariat. Dustin dropped to his knees and connected
with an uppercut.

Dustin stunned Butcher with a powerslam! Butcher came back
with a cross face submission, but Dustin used his long legs
to get his foot on the bottom rope to force the break.
Butcher booted Dustin in the left shoulder. Dustin drilled
Butcher with the Cross Rhodes! Dustin smashed Butcher with
the Final Reckoning and scored the pin!

“The Virtuosa” Deonna Purrazzo vs. Rose!

Deonna backed Rose into the corner. Deonna took Rose to the
mat with a side headlock takeover. Deonna wrenched on Rose’s
leg and faceplanted Rose into the mat. Deonna picked apart
Rose, working on Rose’s arm.

Rose had Deonna reeling with some strikes, but Deonna
rallied back with a Russian leg sweep. Deonna punished Rose
with chops. Rose tried for a roundhouse kick, but Deonna
ducked it and clobbered Rose with a pump kick! Deonna
wrenched back on Rose’s arm and forced Rose to tap out!

“Deonna did not even have to grab the other arm,” said Tony

“Rose had no choice but to tap out,” replied Excalibur.

Mariah May vs. Nikita!

AEW Women’s World Champion “Timeless” Toni Storm walked out
with Mariah, along with Luther.

Toni Storm: “Good evening. My name is ‘Timeless’ Toni Storm
and I am your AEW Women’s World Champion. But unfortunately,
I have some devastating news. I am not able to compete
tonight. I have injured my hamstring, and I won’t dare tell
you how. Nevertheless, my place is my protégé, Mariah May.
On with the show!”

Mariah May hit a shoulder tackle on Nikita. Mariah yanked
Nikita to the mat with a handful of hair. Mariah blasted
Nikita with a shotgun dropkick.

Mariah May punished Nikita with another dropkick to the
back. Nikita swung at Mariah with elbow strikes. Nikita
chopped Mariah in the corner and followed up with a running
bulldog. Mariah May headbutted Nikita for a near fall.

Mariah May squashed Nikita with a running hip attack in the
corner! Mariah planted Nikita with May Day and pinned

“Toni Storm is very appreciative of the efforts of her
understudy Mariah May,” said Excalibur.

“She should be because at 6-0 Mariah May is a juggernaut in
the women’s division,” replied Tony Schiavone.

Main Event Time/AEW International Championship Eliminator

The Undisputed Kingdom’s Roderick Strong (c.) (with ROH
World Tag Team Champions Matt Taven & Mike Bennett)
vs. “Daddy Magic” Matt Menard!

Strong took down Menard with an arm drag. Menard shoved
Roddy and then rocked Roddy with an elbow strike. Menard
followed Roderick outside the ring and swarmed Roderick with
strikes. Taven and Bennett tried to distract Menard and as
he was fending them off, Roderick snuck in a cheap shot.

Roderick smashed Menard with a back breaker right on the
edge of the ring! Roddy whipped Menard into the barricade.
Back in the ring, Roddy stomped on Menard. Roderick
continued to target the taped ribs of Matt Menard.

Daddy Magic rallied back with multiple lariats to Strong,
bouncing the champ around the ring! Roddy countered a
piledriver with a backdrop. Menard slipped behind Strong and
cradled him for a near fall. Roderick Strong fired back with
a rib breaker on Menard, but Menard kicked out at the two-

Menard put Strong in a Boston Crab, taking a page out of
Rick Martel’s playbook! Taven jumped on the ring apron to
try to distract Menard. Roderick charged at Menard, Menard
moved, and Roddy stopped just in time, narrowly avoiding
Taven. Menard rocked Roddy with a cutter and covered him,
but Roddy got his boot on the bottom rope!

Taven and Bennett jumped on the apron again, and Menard
wiped them out! When Menard turned around, Strong was there
to take advantage of the distraction and caught Menard on
the chin with a jumping knee strike! Roddy covered Menard
and pinned him!

“The numbers were too great for Menard,” said Excalibur.

Taven and Bennett continued to assault Menard after the
bell! Roderick brought in a steel chair. The Undisputed
Kingdom were about to use the chair on Menard when Orange
Cassidy and Trent ran down to even up the odds! Trent
speared Bennett! Cassidy nailed Taven with the Orange Punch!

Trent and Orange hugged, giving the people what they wanted!
And then EVPs Nicholas and Matthew Jackson—the Young Bucks,
ambushed Trent and Orange with low blows! The Bucks bashed
Trent and Orange with a double EVP Trigger, sandwiching the
Best Friends with brutality!

“Matthew and Nicholas Jackson have gone absolutely made with
power,” said Excalibur.

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