- Dr. Britt Baker is interviewed backstage, she says Hikaru Shida is not a role model because she is a dirty wrestler.

- Another video package airs highlighting the feud between Jon Moxley and Jake Hager.

- Matt Hardy appears from the Hardy Compound, Hardy says he is here to respond to what Chris Jericho says last week. Hardy talks about all the members of The Inner Circle individually, Hardy talks about Jericho trying to recruit Vanguard 1. Vanguard 1 appears carrying a Hardy shirt, Vanguard 1 lights Jericho’s shirt on fire. Hardy promises to delete The Inner Circle, Hardy challenges The Inner Circle to compete at the compound in an Elite Deletion.

Brodie Lee vs. Lee Johnson

The match begins with Lee avoiding a drop kick from Johnson before landing a back elbow strike, Lee then nails Johnson with a boot to the face. Lee then nails Johnson with a slingshot swanton bomb, Lee also corners Johnson while landing some strikes. Lee follows up by nailing Johnson with a release German suplex, Lee also nails Johnson with a bossman slam. Lee then nails Johnson with a discus clothesline for a three count.

Winner: Brodie Lee

- A video package airs highlighting the feud between Cody and Shawn Spears.

AEW TNT Title Tournament Opening Round
Cody w/Brandi Rhodes vs. Shawn Spears

The match begins with Cody backing Spears into the corner before taking him down with a headlock, Spears escapes and he gets to the ring apron. Spears gets back in the ring and he nails Cody with a knee strike followed by chops, Cody recovers and he rolls up Spears for a near fall. Cody trips up Spears and Spears gets out of the ring, Spears finds a chair and he throws it into the ring. Spears returns and Cody nails him with a Cody Cutter for a near fall, Cody follows up by nailing Spears with a front suplex for a near fall. Spears fights back and he rolls up Cody for a near fall, Cody gets angry and he nails Spears with a few strikes. Cody then drops Spears with a pump kick for another near fall, Cody goes for a moonsault and Spears gets out of the way. Spears follows up by nailing Cody with a pile driver for a near fall, Cody leaves the ring and Spears follows him out there to land more strikes as we go to a commercial break.

We return from the break to see Cody fighting back against Spears, Spears recovers and he drops Cody with a hard Irish whip into the corner. Cody leaves the ring and Spears nails him with a kick to the head, Spears grabs a piece of the barricade and he leans it against the ring. Cody fights back and he sends Spears face first into the ring apron, Spears recovers and he suplexes Cody onto the barricade piece. Spears gets Cody back in the ring for a near fall on a pin attempt, Spears goes for a springboard splash and Cody gets his knees up. Cody drops a charging Spears with a knee lift before landing a power slam for a near fall, Cody takes off his weight belt and he hits Spears with it. Cody misses a Disaster Kick and Spears nails him with a sit out power bomb for a near fall as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Spears grabbing a table as Cody nails him with a suicide dive. Cody sets up the table on the arena floor before attacking Spears with strikes while somebody holds his arms, Cody goes to the top rope and Spears takes him down with a slam.

Brandi jumps on the ring apron to distract Spears and Cody goes after him, Cody almost runs into Brandi and Spears goes for the C4 before putting Cody through the table on the arena floor. Cody beats the count into the ring and Spears goes for the C4. Cody escapes and he nails Spears with multiple Cross Rhodes for a near fall, Cody then gets Spears in a figure four leg lock for a three count.

Winner: Cody w/Brandi Rhodes

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