AEW Dynamite Results (1/18/23): Derby Allen vs. Kushida, Danielson vs. Bandido, more

Quick results

  • AEW All-Atlantic Championship: Kamala Cassidy (c) def. Jay Lethal
  • Top Flight (Dante & Darius Martin) def. The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson)
  • Ricky Stark def. Jake Hager
  • Brian Danielson def. Bandido
  • Toni Storm def. Willow Nightingale
  • TNT Championship Match: Darby Allin (c) def. Kushida

Clips and recaps

AEW All-Atlantic Championship Match: Orange Cassidy (c) vs. Jay Lethal

Jeff Jarrett, Sanjay Dutt and Satnam Singh were barred from ringside, but made their way through the crowd to sit in the front row at the start of the match. Members of The Best Friends and Danhausen join them in the audience. Lethal hit Cassidy with a Lethal Injection but the champion was able to roll out of the ring. Best Friends have had enough of Jarrett & Co., they pour popcorn over Sanjay Dutt. Jarrett tried to interfere in the match by handing his guitar to Lethal, but Danhausen interrupted. The distraction causes Lethal to return to the ring and is hit with the Orange Punch for the pin.

Winner: Orange Cassidy by pinfall

  • Jay Lethal wore a Brisco armband during the match to honor Jay Briscoe.
  • Lethal and Jarrett hold him back after Dutta wants to fight Orange Cassidy after the match
  • We’ve got a video package for KUSHIDA vs. Derby Allyn for the TNT Championship.

Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) vs. Top Flight (Dante & Darius Martin)

Top Flight hit Matt Jackson with a Combination Nocturnal Powerbomb, but Nick broke up the pin at 2. Young Box Darius hits Martin with the Briscoes’ Doomsday Device, but Dante breaks it up. Darius dodged the BTE trigger by The Young Bucks. He then rolls up Matt to get a surprise win.

Winner: Top Flight by pinfall (Dante & Darius Martin).

  • The Young Bucks also wore an armband during the match to honor Jay Briscoe.
  • The Guns came out to cut a promo during the time slot where Acclaimed and Billy Gunn were advertised. Acclaimed comes out and Austin cuts the song’s production music. Max tells Caster Productions to mute Austin’s mic and restart their music. He then proceeded to do his freestyle.
  • Billy Gunn separated The Guns and The Acclaimed after something got physical. He shamed both groups and then announced that they would all attend family therapy the following week.
  • Hangman tells Renee that he wants to mend some fences but won’t be too specific. After examining his health he even seemed to want to say something to John Moxley, but he held his tongue again.

Ricky Starks vs. Jake Hager

Chris Jericho Joined the commentary team for this match. Stark roped in Hagar’s hat for a fun spot. After avoiding much distraction and interference from JAS, Ricky hits Hagar with a spear. In a relatively short match, Ricky Starks won against Hager.

Winner: Ricky Starks by pinfall.

  • The Starks rush through the crowd to avoid the Jericho Appreciation Society.
  • Jericho Action challenges Andretti and Ricky Starks to a tag team match with Sami.
  • Daniel Garcia will face Andretti in Rampage Action. If he wins, he will replace Sammy Guevara on Dynamite next week.

Brian Danielson vs. Bandido

They start with a handshake. Bandido Danielson was able to hold onto a stalling suplex for at least 30 seconds. He stepped on the ropes and fought hard to get out of the label lock. Bandido hits Danielson with a 21-plex, but he kicks out at 2. After a great exchange, Danielson lands a busaiku knee for the win.

Winner: Brian Danielson by pinfall

  • Both Bryan and Bandido wore armbands to honor the win.

  • MJF appeared on screen to cut a promo after Danielson was victorious.
  • Saraya cuts a promo with Hikaru Shida and Tony Storm. Tony decided to stand with Saraya against the local women wrestlers. Saraya is very upset with Shida for throwing her kendo stick in the ring last week.
  • It was announced that Brian Cage will face Brian Danielson next week. MJF then offered Cage an undisclosed sum to break Danielson’s arm. He then slapped Cage to incite hatred towards MJF.

Tony Storm vs. Willow Nightingale

Saraya has joined Tony Storm Willow and Tony shake hands at ringside. Shida ignores what Saraya told her and comes to the ringside area. Willow hits the cannonball, but Tony kicks out. Saraya gets involved and distracts Willow and Tony rolls up for the win.

Winner: Tony Storm by pinfall.

  • After the match, Toni and Saraya entered the ring and defeated Willow turning heel in the process. Shida gets in the ring and Ruby Soho runs down to help Willow.
  • Ethan and Stokely say they’re getting payback at Rampage for tapping Jack Perry’s Lee Moriarty.
  • Konsuke Takeshita says he will watch Bryan Danielson’s back because he doesn’t trust MJF. He then called MJF an a**hole.

TNT Championship Match: Derby Allyn (c) vs. Kushida

Two members of the Kushida New Japan Dojo joined; DKC and Kevin Knight. Derby Allyn Joined by Sting. Coffin Drop was resisted early on. Throughout the match, Kushida tried to pick Allyn limb from limb. KUSHIDA locks on the Hoverboard NJPW Dojo tried to get Sting to throw in the towel. Derby drives KUSHIDA into a very technical pin to get the three.

Winner: Darby Allyn by pinfall.

AEW Rampage (1/20/23):

  • Daniel Garcia vs. Action Andretti
  • Eddie Kingston Promotions
  • Brian Cage vs. Willie Mack
  • Jade Cargill and Layla Gray in tag team action
  • Ethan Page vs. Jack Perry

AEW Dynamite (1/25/23):

  • Brian Cage vs. Brian Danielson

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