3 Key Points
– Swerve Strickland vs. “Hangman” Adam Page ended in a time-limit draw, setting up a three-way match at Revolution 2024 against Samoa Joe for the World Title.
– “Timeless” Toni Storm successfully defended her title in an Eliminator Match against Red Velvet, showcasing her dominance in the AEW Women’s division.
– Darby Allin and Sting became the new AEW World Tag Team Champions in a thrilling Tornado Match against Ricky Starks & Big Bill, only for The Young Bucks to stage a shocking post-match attack.
AEW Dynamite Delivers Drama and Action in Phoenix
The AEW Dynamite episode from the Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ, was filled with high-octane encounters and surprising developments. Commentary by Excalibur, Tony Schiavone, and Taz added depth to a night that pushed several storylines forward.
Swerve Strickland and “Hangman” Adam Page Battle to a Standstill
In a highly anticipated match, Swerve Strickland and “Hangman” Adam Page fought fiercely, with both wrestlers showing why they are top contenders for the AEW World Title. Despite their efforts, the match ended in a time-limit draw. However, AEW CEO Tony Khan announced that both would face Samoa Joe in a three-way match for the title at Revolution 2024, adding an extra layer of intrigue to the upcoming pay-per-view.
“Timeless” Toni Storm Dominates Red Velvet
AEW Women’s World Champion “Timeless” Toni Storm continued her reign by defeating Red Velvet in an Eliminator Match. With impressive resilience and skill, Storm proved her worth as a champion, igniting speculation about who might eventually dethrone her.
New Tag Team Champions Crowned Amid Chaos
The AEW World Tag Team Championship Tornado Match saw Darby Allin and Sting prevail over “Absolute” Ricky Starks & Big Bill. Their victory celebration was short-lived as they were brutally attacked by The Young Bucks, who made a clear statement with their actions, overshadowing the championship presentation.
Other notable moments included engaging matches and confrontations, such as Chris Jericho’s defeat by Konosuke Takeshita with a move Jericho popularized, adding a twist to their rivalry. Additionally, the Blackpool Combat Club faced CMLL talents in a display of global wrestling prowess. The night also set the stage for AEW’s return to Boston on March 13 for the AEW: Big Business event, promising more memorable moments in the ring.
This episode of AEW Dynamite blended high-stakes matches with forward-looking narratives, ensuring that fans remain eager for what’s to come in AEW’s dynamic ecosystem.
Remember to tune into AEW Rampage this Friday and AEW Collision on Saturday for more actions and developments in the ever-evolving AEW saga.