AEW Saturday Night Collision Review (June 15th)

Kicking off this week’s Collision with Christian Cage welcomed viewers to the 1 year anniversary of Collision noting that he won the TNT Title on the 1st episode and that his historic run would never be duplicated again. He promised that we would see why AEW is where the best wrestle and that on the eve of Father’s Day, he guaranteed that his Collision would be very special.

8 Man Tag Team Match
Blackpool Combat Club (Claudio Castagnoli, Bryan Danielson, Wheeler Yuta & Jon Moxley) vs. TMDK (Mikey Nicholls & Shane Haste), Rocky Romero & Lio Rush

Bryan Danielson started out with Lio Rush. Some even chain wrestling by both until Danielson tags out to Wheeler Yuta. Rocky Romero tags in and traded blows with Yuta.

Claudio Castagnoli tags in and maintained the offense until Romero tags out to Mikey Nicholls.

TMDK attempted to double team Castagnoli but he was able to tag out to Danielson. Danielson took over on Shane Haste.

Danielson locks Haste in the Yes Lock and hit a series of Yes kicks while everyone else brawled around ringside.

Nicholls trips up Danielson allowing Haste to gain the advantage as we go to a picture in picture break.

After the break Romero was hitting Forever Clotheslines in the corner on Danielson.

Danielson hits Manhattan Drop on Romero from the top rope. Danielson made the hot tag to Castagnoli & he cleans house.

Nicholls broke up a giant swing attempt on Haste. Yuta dropkicks Nicholls.

Moxley hit a cutter on Haste and asked for the hot tag which Castagnoli obliged. Moxley dominated Nicholls until they double clotheslined each other.

Rush tags in and hits Final Hour on Moxley for a near fall.

Rush missed a 2nd one and then chaos ensued with everyone hitting various moves. Castagnoli hitting a giant swing on Romero.

Rush jumped on Castagnoli’s back. Castagnoli tossed Rush to Moxley & he hits Death Rider for the win.

Winners: Blackpool Combat Club

After the match Moxley took the mic and said that although Tetsuya Naito was a survivor, Forbidden Door would be his final opportunity at the IWGP World Heavyweight Title. He said that he wasn’t coming to the pay per view to defend the title he was coming to end Naito’s career to put him in a pine box and to bury his ass once and for all.

A video recaps the history between MJF & Rush previewing their upcoming match on Dynamite.

Tony Schiavone stood in the ring and introduced The Acclaimed. Max Caster said that they would normally be doing their normal rap entrance but they were all serious since the Young Bucks fined Anthony Bowens $5,000 for disparaging the EVPs.

He said the only thing they should care about is The Acclaimed winning back their AEW World Tag Team Titles on Wednesday’s Dynamite (it’s an Eliminator Match).

Anthony Bowens corrected the flub and ran down The Acclaimed’s list of accomplishments saying that they weren’t the same team that Young Bucks wrestled 4 years ago. He said now they just have to beat Young Bucks twice, take back their titles and take back AEW.

Caster told them to stick their fine up their virgin asses and started to rap. Brandon Cutler came out and said that on the 1 year anniversary of Collision, the EVPs should be praised for carrying the show. He then upped the fine to $10,000.

Christopher Daniels came out and said that Tony Khan informed him that the fines had been reversed.

He then hits Cutler with Cutler’s clipboard and threw him into the ring.

The Acclaimed hits Scissor Me Timbers on Cutler and scissored in the ring to end the segment.

No Disqualification Match
Deonna Purrazzo vs. Thunder Rosa

Deonna Purrazzo attacks Thunder Rosa to start & they brawled around the ring with Rosa introducing a garbage can into the match. Purrazzo smashed Rosa’s arm between the steel steps and the ring post.

They brawled in the ring and Rosa grabs a table from under the ring before Purrazzo dropkicks the table into Rosa as we go to a break.

After the break Purrazzo attacked Rosa with a chair.

Rosa grabs the chair and hit Purrazzo in the stomach and back. Rosa gave Purrazzo a Samoan Drop on the table which was not set up.

Rosa DDTs Purrazzo on the chair and put the garbage can over Purrazzo’s head as she continued the attack.

She sat Purrazzo in the corner and the jumped off the table which was only set up on one side to deliver a dropkick in the corner. Purrazzo recovered and hit a piledriver for a near fall.

She then attacked a ringside camera man and hit Rosa with the camera.

She locks in Venus De Milo in the ropes and the referee declared that Rosa was out.

Winner By Referee Stoppage: Deonna Purrazzo

Hechicero vs. Dalton Castle

Dalton Castle got in some offense but Hechicero blocks a Bang A Rang attempt with a rear naked choke.

Hechicero hit a high knee in the corner followed by a flying headscissors takedown for the win.

Winner: Hechicero

After the match Gates Of Agony & Hechicero continued the attack on Castle. The Outrunners attempted to intervene but they were taken out. They attack continued until Daniel Garcia & Matt Menard ran out with chairs for the save as we go to a break.

After the break  Arkady Aura is with Top Flight & Action Andretti. They previewed Dante’s match with Lee Moriarty coming up and said that both Top Flight & Shane Taylor Promotions are banned from ringside. Lio Rush entered and said he had history with Andretti and introduced himself to Top Flight. He offered his hand to Darius but he refused. Rush wished Dante good luck and said that he would see them around.

The Waynes & Killswitch were in the ring. Shayna introduced Christian Cage. Christian said that this was the anniversary of Nick Wayne’s biological father, Buddy Wayne, passing away.

He said that his death was the best thing that happened to Nick because it led him to Christian.

Nick presented Christian with a homemade Father’s Day card in which he said he hoped he would have half the talent that Christian had.

Killswitch presented Christian with a portrait of Christian that he made himself. Christian said the portrait was Ok but he loved the card. He asked Killswitch why he couldn’t be more like Nick.

Killswitch went to walk out but Christian called him back. He said fathers don’t usually give their kids gifts on Father’s Day but he’s making an exception. He added that Shad Khan lent his son Tony millions to start AEW to see his son smile.

He said that there was footage from Double Or Nothing that shows that his shoulder was up and that he should be the AEW World Champion. He said he asked the EVPs not to show the footage because he doesn’t make excuses.

He vowed to become the champion and will start by winning the Trios Titles. He proclaimed himself as Tony Khan’s father and that he now runs AEW.

Trios Champions Bang Bang Gang cut a backstage promo. They said Christian Cage has to get in line and that tonight when they face the House Of Black they want to see if House Of Black can hang with them as the match is not for the titles.

TNT Title Qualifying Match
Lee Moriarty vs. Dante Martin

Lee Moriarty knocks Dante Martin off the top rope and to the floor as we go to a picture in picture break.

After the break Moriarty was still on offense. Martin mounted a comeback and hits a crossbody for a near fall.

Moriarty tried submission and pinfall attempts to no avail. Martin hit a Meteora followed by a frog splash for the win.

Winner & Gets Into The TNT Title Ladder Match: Dante Martin

After the match Anthony Ogogo & Shane Taylor attacked Martin. Action Andretti & Darius Martin ran out for the save but were overmatched. Lio Rush came out and clears Shane Taylor Promotions from the ring. Top Flight & Andretti nodded in approval at Rush.

A video on Hikaru Shida aired where she announced that she will be in the Owen Hart Cup.

Kyle O’Reilly vs. Anthony Henry

Kyle O’Reilly makes Anthony Henry tap out to a arm bar.

Winner By Submission: Kyle O’Reilly

Non Title Match
Trios Champions Bang Bang Gang (Juice Robinson, Austin Gunn & Coleton Gunn) vs. House Of Black (Malakai Black, Buddy Matthews & Brody King)

Brody King threw Bang Bang Gang out of the ring & House of Black went for a triple dive but Bang Bang Gang re entered the ring and gave the guns up symbol.

House of Black hit a triple knee strike and threw them out of the ring again as we go to a PIP break.

After the break House of Black held the advantage. Bang Bang Gang took over the offense on Malakai Black which went on for several minutes.

Juice Robinson missed a cannonball in the corner and Black was able to thwart The Gunns to make the hot tag to Buddy Matthews.

Matthews cleans house but appeared to injure his knee after a Meteora on Robinson. Matthews tags in King as we go to a 2nd PIP Break.

After the 2nd break officials escorted Matthews to the back.

Back in the ring Bang Bang Gang attacked King & Black. They eventually concentrated the attack on King as Black was on the floor.

King eventually fought back and made the hot tag to Black & he cleans house.

Bang Bang Gang regained the advantage and was about to finish off Black when PAC came out and distracted Austin Gunn. Gunn walks into The End for the win.

Winners: House Of Black

After the match The Patarichy were on the big screen. Christian congratulated House Of Black on becoming the #1 Contenders to the Trios Titles. He added that the only problem was that they’re no longer a trio. The camera panned down to show Buddy Matthews having been laid out by a Conchairto. Black & King ran to assist Matthews to close out this weeks Collision.