Good evening Fight Fans, and welcome to our coverage for tonight's special edition of AEW Dynamite with Homecoming!
Chris Jericho vs Juventud Guerrera
Chris takes control early and beats on Juvie around ringside before tossing him back inside and hitting a diving cross body for two before Juvie comes back with strikes and a buzzsaw kick for two before locking in a submission and Chris drops him with several shoulder blocks into a diving double ax handle for two. Chris hits a backbreaker before attacking Juvie and ripping at his mask before Chris counters a hurricanrana into a Walls of Jericho before Juvie hits a swinging neckbreaker into a superkick for two before Juvie counters a powerbomb into a DDT and Chris hits the Judas Effect. Chris then goes up top and hits a diving Judas Effect for the pin and the win.
Winner: Chris Jericho defeats Juventud Guerrera via pinfall.
- Immediately after the match Chris is attacked and laid out by Wardlow before MJF announces Wardlow as his next opponent where he'll be at ringside.
- We get a backstage interview with The Lucha Bros before they're interrupted by Andrade and Chavo as we go to commercial.
- We get a backstage interview with The Dark Order before Hangman Page shows up briefly and leaves the group behind.
Eddie Kingston, Jon Moxley & Darby Allin (w/ Sting) vs Daniel Garcia & 2.0
Darby and Daniel start things off before Matt and Eddie come in and exchange chops until Eddie drops him and stomps him down in the corner before distracting the referee and Jon chokes him from ringside before Chase kicks Eddie in the back when he runs the ropes and 2.0 take control as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to Eddie being isolated until he gets the hot tag to Jon who sends Daniel out of the ring and takes out both members of 2.0 before clotheslining Matt and hitting an x-plex and DDT's Daniel before Darby hits a Coffin Drop for the pin and the win.
Winner: Jon Moxley, Eddie Kingston, and Darby Allin defeat 2.0 and Daniel Garcia via pinfall.
- We get a video package promo by Brian Cage and Team Tazz as we go to commercial.
- Backstage The Elite play baseketball before cutting a promo before we go back to the ring for our next match.
Christian Cage vs The Blade (w/ Bunny)
Christian attacks Blade when he's making his entrance before tossing him into the ring and beating him down before the match starts and beats on Blade around ringside before they get back inside and Bunny distracts Christian before Christian counters a draping DDT and hits a reverse DDT for two. Blade then drops Christian across the top rope and stomps him as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to Blade in control, beating Christian down in the corner before running into the post and Christian takes him out with a dive off of the top before they get back inside and Christian hits mounted punches in the corner before choking Blade in the ropes. Christian then hits a diving uppercut before Blade counters a Killswitch and hits a powerslam for two before Christian spears him for the win when he grabs a gimmick from a bag after trying to rip off the top turnbuckle.
Winner: Christian Cage defeats The Blade via pinfall.
- We get a video package promo by Santana and Ortiz and FTR.
- AEW Women's champion Britt Baker and Rebel come out to the ring for Tony to interview the champion before Red Velvet interrupts her and the two have words before Red takes out Rebel when she tries to hit her with the crutch and Britt takes her out before choking her with the crutch.
- Backstage Andrade is briefly interviewed before Chavo shows up with Fuego del Sol and Andrade attacks and lays him out as we go to commercial.
- We go to the ring as Hangman Page comes out and addresses what happened earlier tonight with The Dark Order before he's interrupted by The Elite before Adam says that there's something he's needed to clear up with them for a while and everyone get into the ring before Adam says that he doesn't want to rejoin The Elite. Kenny then tells Hangman that The Elite don't have losers, failers, or anyone who play second fiddle in their group before Hangman slaps Kenny and The Elite take out Adam before he's saved briefly by Frankie Kazarian who's dumped out and laid out at ringside. Kenny then lays Adam out with the AEW World title before standing tall and everyone celebrates as we go to commercial.
TNT Championship Match
Miro (c) vs Lee Johnson (w/ Dustin Rhodes)
Miro immediately clotheslines Lee when he rushes Miro before dropping him repeatedly and driving him into the corner before Lee comes back with kicks and right hands into an enzuigiri and a boot into a diving cross body before Miro catches him and hits a uranage before Lee scrambles out of the ring before Miro can lock in a submission as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to Miro having Lee in a bear hug before Lee gets free and hits a DDT, but Miro stands right up before falling to one knee and Lee kicks his legs before rocking him with forearms and a dropkick before kicking his leg out and dropkicking him out of the ring. Lee hits a pair of suicide dives before hitting a flipping senton and they get back into the ring before Lee goes up top and Lee hits a diving cross body for one before countering a German and hitting Miro with several superkicks before going up top and hitting a diving splash for a near fall. Miro then drops Lee with a kick before finishing him with Game Over for the tap and the win.
Winner: Miro retains his TNT title by defeating Lee Johnson via submission.
- We get a graphic for the four men on the announce team for the debut edition of Rampage as well as Christian speaking up next as we go to commercial.
- We go backstage to Tony interviewing Christian after defeating The Blade and becoming the new number one contender for Kenny Omega's AEW World title.
NWA Women's World Title Number One Contender Match
The Bunny vs Leyla Hirsch
The two exchange strikes before Leyla goes for an armbar and Bunny rolls out of the ring before Leyla hits a suicide dive and tosses Bunny back inside before driving her into the corner shoulder first and focusing on her arm before locking in a shoulder lock and Bunny grabs her hair. Leyla then hits Bunny with a back elbow before Bunny hits a draping back stabber and tosses Leyla out of the ring before Bunny faces off with NWA Women's champion Kamille at ringside and tossing Leyla back inside as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to Leyla hitting a superplex before they exchange strikes until Leyla hits a series of German's and a meteora in the corner before hitting a running knee and missing a moonsault before Bunny hits a DVD for a near fall before Leyla locks in an armbar and forces Bunny to tap for the win.
Winner: Leyla Hirsch defeats The Bunny via submission to gain an opportunity at Kamille's NWA Women's title.
- After the match Kamille gets into the ring before the two face off and Kamille leaves as Leyla celebrates.
Malakai Black vs Cody
The two exchange standing switches and strikes before Malakai locks in a knee bar and Cody transitions into a figure four before Malakai digs his fingers in his eyes before Cody rocks Malakai with an enzuigiri before Malakai sweeps him and locks in a half crab before Cody gets to the ropes for the break. Malakai counters the Cross Rhodes before kicking Cody off of the top and through the time keeper's table at ringside before Cody gets back inside and Malakai hits the Black Mass and stands on Cody for the pin and the win.
Winner: Malakai Black defeats Cody via pinfall.
- After the match Tony interviews Cody before Cody teases retiring and is attacked from behind by Malakai with a crutch before taking the boot Cody took off and stands over Cody while saying something off mic as we go off the air.