Welcome to Fightful.com's live coverage & discussion for AEW Rampage (6/17/22)!
We'll be bringing you full, fight-by-fight results of every match on the card.
- Jade Cargill (C) vs. Willow Nightingale — TBS Championship
- Jon Moxley vs. Dante Martin
- Darby Allin vs. Bobby Fish
- Max Caster & Gunn Club vs. Ruffin' It
- We Hear From HOOK and Danhausen
- We Hear From Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland
— The show begins and our commentary team of Excalibur, Taz, Ricky Starks and William Regal welcome us to tonight’s show and it’s time for our opening contest of the evening.
Jon Moxley vs. Dante Martin]
Moxley applies a wrist lock to start. Martin kips up out of the hold but Moxley trips him right back to the mat and decides for a head lock this time. Martin shoves himself off the ropes but walks right into a shoulder tackle from the former AEW World Champion. Moxley reapplies the head lock and trips Martin to the mat. Martin fights out of the hold with a head scissors and drops Moxley with a sky high drop kick. Moxley slams Martin to the mat and unloads some elbows before going for a sliding clothesline but Martin slides out and drills Moxley with a kick that sends Moxley to the outside. Martin takes Moxley out on the outside with a dive over the top rope before sending Moxley back into the ring. Martin goes up top and lands a diving cross body and goes for the cover but Moxley kicks out and we head to a commercial break.
Back from the break and Moxley avoids a dive from Martin and slams him to the mat but Martin gets up and hits Sliced Bread and goes for the cover but Moxley lifts the shoulders after a two-count. Moxley knocks Martin back and goes for the Paradigm Shift, Martin slides out, Moxley knocks Martin back with some elbows then a lariat before going for the cover but Martin kicks out. Moxley immediately applies the rear-naked choke and Martin taps!
Winner - Jon Moxley
— Backstage, we see Tony Schiavone, who's with Swerve Strickland and Keith Lee. Lee tells Swerve that he has 30 seconds to explain why he shouldn't 'beat that ass'. Swerve says the Battle Royale is every man for himself and he knows Lee would've done the same if given the opportunity. Lee walks away, Swerve tries to stop him but Lee exits anyway. Ricky Starks and Powerhouse Hobbs come in and laugh at Swerve and we head to a commercial break.
— Back from the break and we see a pre-taped promo from Malakai Black on Penta Oscuro and it's announced that they'll face each other in an AEW All-Atlantic Championship qualifier next Wednesday on Dynamite.
Max Caster & Gunn Club (Colten & Austin Gunn) (with Anthony Bowens & Billy Gunn) vs. Ruffin' It (Leon Ruff, Bear Boulder & Bear Bronson)
A brawl ensues to start this one off. Austin trips Ruff and Colten comes in to join the attack. Austin lights Ruff up with some chops to the chest and makes the tag to Colten, who slams Ruff and makes the tag to Caster, who goes up top and hits the Mic Drop on Ruff for the quick 1-2-3!
Winners - Max Caster & Gunn Club
— We then see HOOK and Danhausen backstage with Lexy Nair. HOOK is told by Lexy that HOOK will face a 'prospect' from the NJPW Los Angeles Dojo, next Friday on Dynamite. Danhausen says he and HOOK will beat anyone. HOOK says that Danhausen's got this and walks away.
Jade Cargill (C) (with Stokley Hathaway & Kiera Hogan) vs. Willow Nightingale — TBS Championship
Hathway joins commentary for this one and here we go. Cargill drops Willow with a takedown then sends the challenger to the corner and lights her up with some strikes. Willow comes back and nails the champion with a carthweel back elbow while in the corner then drills Cargill with an enziguri. Cargill cracks Willow with a clothesline but the challenger sends Cargill to the corner and htis a splash then a senton before going for the cover but Cargill kicks out. Willow goes for a powerbomb but Cargill slides out and hits a pedigree follow by Jaded for the three-count!
Winner - Jade Cargill (STILL TBS Champion)
— After the match, Cargill and Hogan attack Willow but Athena rushes the ring as does Kris Statlander an the faces stand tall to end the segment.
— We then see a pre-taped promo from Jay Lethal, Satnam Singh and Sonjay Dutt, who says their feud with Samoa Joe is 'just getting started'.
— We then see the tri-box of Mark Henry, Darby Allin and Bobby Fish ahead of our main event of the evening, which will go down, after the break.
Darby Allin vs. Bobby Fish
Fish grounds Darby to start. Fish knocks Darby out of the ring but Darby gets right back up and clobbers Fish with a dive that now sends Fish to the outside. Darby hits a suicide dive on Fish through the middle rope but Fish comes back and launches Darby into the apron. Fish tosses Darby back into the ring and slams Darby's leg to the mat with a DDT and we head to a commercial break. Back from the break and Allin plants Fish with a DDT then sends Fish to the corner where he hits a corner Coffin Drop but Fish fires right back with a slam then applies a rear-naked choke but Darby slides out and plants Fish with Code Red before going for the cover but Fish kicks out after a count of two.
Fish rolls to the outside, Darby chases after him and nails him with a Coffin Drop on the outside. Fish gets up and spears Darby into the apron then fires him into the steel steps then again into the apron. Fish hit a double stomp onto Darby's back and applies an ankle lock while on the apron. Fish cracks Darby with a German suplex on the apron then tosses Darby back into the ring, puts Darby on the top turnbuckle, follows him up there and lands a diving Falcon Arrow before going for the cover but Darby kicks out at two and a half! Fish looks for an ankle lock but Darby rolls out and hits the Last Supper for the 1-2-3!
Winner - Darby Allin
— After the match, Fish attacks Darby, Kyle O'Reilly rushes down to the ring with a steel chair in hand and assists Fish but the lights go out and Sting is back! Sting cracks O'Reilly with a baseball bat, Darby nails O'Reilly with the steel chair and Sting and Darby celebrate as the show goes off the air!