Here is your post-AEW/WWE fight size update for Friday, June 18, 2021.
- Jake Hager defeated Wardlow in an MMA Rules fight to kick off Dynamite. After the bout, the two men looked like they were about to touch gloves, but Shawn Spears attacked Hager. Jericho came to his defence, which brought out MJF who, after targeting Jericho's injured elbow, struck Dean Malenko. Sammy Guevara eventually came and chased MJF away. They will face off in the main event of the June 30 edition of Dynamite.
- Hangman Page will face Powerhouse Hobbs next week on Dynamite. The challenge was made by Team Taz, who are looking to quell some of the internal tensions that have been building over recent weeks.
- After refusing to find a different tag team partner, Darby Allin took on Scorpio Sky and Ethan Page by himself. Unfortunately for the former TNT Champion, he was not able to overcome the odds.
- Orange Cassidy defeated The Wingmen's Cezar Bononi after landing a DDT and Orange Punch.
- Kenny Omega tried to goad Jungle Boy into a fight backstage, but he didn't take the bait. He was, however, attacked from behind but was able to fight back and chase Omega away. He will challenge for the AEW World Championship next Saturday, June 26, on Dynamite.
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- Matt Hardy and Christian Cage got into a backstage altercation, with the H.F.O leader threatening to send Cage back into retirement.
- In his AEW Dynamite in-ring debut, Brock Anderson picked up the win in his tag team match with Cody Rhodes against QT Marshall and Aaron Solow.
- Lance Archer is angry and motivated and Jake Roberts can't contain him any longer.
- AEW has released a new promotional spot for the upcoming series, Rampage.
- Andrade El Idolo sat down with Jim Ross and said that he and Vickie Guerrero have a big surprise coming soon to AEW Dynamite.
- After Penelope Ford defeated Julia Hart, Miro came to the ring to even the odds and attacked the Varsity Blonds. Brian Pillman Jr. fought back and it was later announced that he will challenge for the TNT Title on Wednesday, June 30.
- The Toronto Four Seasons has joined the Jade Cargill brand. All that said, she is still focused on wrestling and continuing her undefeated run in AEW.
- Interference from Nick Jackson in the form of cold spray to Penta's eyes allowed Matt Jackson and The Good Brothers to defeat Penta, Eddie Kingston and Frankie Kazarian in the main event of Dynamite.
- Commander Azeez and Apollo Crews defeated Kevin Owens and Big E. KO was almost attacked by Sami Zayn during the match but was able to scare him away. After sliding back into the ring, however, he was hit with the Nigerian Nail, twice. Owens went to Adam Pearce and asked for a match with Sami. Pearce granted the request and booked the two to face each other at Hell In A Cell.
- Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Baron Corbin in the Battle for the Crown.
- Bianca Belair wants her match with Bayley at Hell In A Cell to be contested inside of the unforgiving structure. Bayley came out and attacked Bianca, standing tall and holding the title as the segment concluded. The match stipulation was confirmed later, making this only the third Women's Division HIAC match ever.
- Jimmy Uso attempted to make amends with Roman Reigns, saying that even though he may not agree with all of his methods, they are still family and he has his back. Roman, however, was more concerned with the fact that Jey Uso is nowhere to be found.
- After taking out Montez Ford last week, The Alpha Academy took out the other half of The Street Profits, laying waste to Angelo Dawkins on SmackDown.
- Cesaro embarrassed Seth Rollins one more time, pushing him off of a chair. The two men will do battle once again this Sunday at Hell In A Cell.
- Rey Mysterio started out strong, but Roman Reigns fought back and would eventually choke Mysterio out to retain his Universal Championship.