AEW Dynamite, the go-home demonstrate for AEW Double or Very little from Las Vegas, Nev., showcased a pivotal Steel Cage Match among Wardlow and Shawn Spears with MJF as a special guest referee. Dynamite also showcased semifinal motion in the men’s and women’s Owen Hart Foundation Event and CM Punk and Adam Cole coming deal with-to-facial area.
AEW Dynamite Match Card | May perhaps 25, 2022
- Wardlow vs. Shawn Spears—Steel Cage Match with MJF as Distinctive Guest Referee
- Samoa Joe vs. Kyle O’Reilly—Owen Hart Basis Semifinal
- FTR vs. Roppongi Vice—ROH Tag Team Championship
- Toni Storm vs. Britt Baker—Owen Hart Basis Semifinal
- Jungle Boy vs. Shane Swerve Scott vs. Ricky Starks
- Personal Social gathering vs. Jon Moxley and Eddie Kingston
- CM Punk and Hangman Adam Web site arrive Encounter-to-Deal with
Previous week’s broadcast of AEW Dynamite garnered 840,000 viewers as the demonstrate arrived less than 900,000 for the next consecutive week. The last time AEW Dynamite drew beneath 900,000 viewers in 3 consecutive weeks was from November to December in 2021.
- May perhaps 18, 2022—922,000
- May possibly 11, 2022—840,000
- Could 4, 2022—833,000
- April 27, 2022—921,000
- April 20, 2022—930,000
- AEW Dynamite Venue: Michelob Ultra Centre (Las Vegas, Nev.)
- AEW Tickets Distributed: 4,751
- AEW Tickets Out there: 1,234
AEW Dynamite YouTube Viewership Past Wednesday: 4,123,855 (Up from 3,628,980)
- Most-Seen: Samoa Joe vs. John Morrison (1,000,448 views)
- Minimum-Considered: Britt Baker vs. Maki Itoh (126,372 sights)
- Median Viewership: 511,750 views
AEW Dynamite Success | May possibly 25, 2022
Wardlow vs. Shawn Spears
Wardlow compensated tribute to Shawn Michaels with his referee attire, rife with compression biker shorts.
Admirers broke out into a “Ten” chant early in this match, and I really do not know irrespective of whether they have been supporting Shawn Spears or trolling him.
Not only did Wardlow kick out of a finisher, he kicked out despite a rapid count from MJF, you just about under no circumstances see that.
Jim Ross created a subtweet at WWE Steel Cage matches by inquiring “how do you gain with a retreat?”
MJF took a chairshot specifically in the head from Spears following Wardlow moved. I’m guessing the chair was gimmicked, but AEW does not have a fantastic heritage with gimmicked chairs.
In advance of likely to professional, Jim Ross built a poignant statement about the latest mass taking pictures in Uvalde, Texas.
CM Punk and Hangman Adam Website page arrive Encounter-to-Deal with
If tonight’s reactions from this Vegas crowd was any sign, CM Punk will be the greater babyface through his key occasion match towards Hangman Adam Web site.
Of training course, Web page made a timely reference to CM Punk’s pipebomb promo, which happened in Las Vegas.
Hangman Adam Web site explained he desired to defend the AEW Planet Championship from CM Punk. That was the second I understood he was pretty possible profitable.
Jon Moxley and Eddie Kingston def. Personal Party
Eddie Kingston has up-to-date his ring equipment to glimpse additional like Kevin Owens, although he now wears cross trainers rather of boots. It suits Eddie Kingston’s character, certain, but he could possibly have the worst ring gear in the corporation.
Marq Quen hit a Capturing-Star Push that was a factor of magnificence.
FTR def. Roppongi Vice by DQ—ROH Tag Crew Championship
There was no reaction for Roppongi Vice as all matters ROH continue on to be met with apathy in AEW.
As technically sound as this (generally quiet) match was, the highlight was Caprice Coleman on commentary.
There was a excellent nearfall breakup that obtained the crowd into this match toward the conclude, only for Jeff Cobb and The Fantastic O-Khan. A pocket of adult men started chanting “holy [expletive],” but no one else cared.
Shane Swerve Scott def. Ricky Starks and Jungle Boy
This match was a great comply with-up to a monotonous and niche tag staff match from last segment.
Swerve won this match, and even while he did not pin Jungle Boy, this furthered Jungle Boy’s shedding streak storyline. I totally count on AEW to crown its to start with Black tag workforce champions this Sunday.
Thunder Rosa Seems Are living
Thunder Rosa slash a sound promo, but this feud is beyond preserving. Fortunately, the match is shaping up to be extremely superior.
Thunder Rosa’s tunes arrived on prior to she was carried out with the promo, which is a best microcosm of how disorganized AEW is when it will come to booking ladies.
Britt Baker def. Toni Storm—Owen Hart Basis Tournament Semifinal
The two Owen Hart Foundation semifinal matches were billed as AEW’s “double main event.”
This crowd was mainly driving Britt Baker, and for a match that could go both way there seriously was not way too much warmth for the early portion.
As Britt Baker and Toni Storm exchanged punches, fans employed their “boos” on Storm.
Storm and Baker had a pair hiccups through the match, possibly due to chemistry troubles in their initial AEW match.
Storm was bloodied towards the end of this sloppy match, which furthered tensions amongst Baker and Jamie Hayter, who interfered in spite of Baker telling her to remain in the back again.
Samoa Joe def. Kyle O’Reilly—Owen Hart Foundation Event Semifinal
Samoa Joe and Kyle O’Reilly in this principal party may be a hard offer for many viewers offered the level of opposition from postseason athletics.
Jim Ross named this primary function a “slobber knocker and a 50 percent,” which could possibly be a first.
Samoa Joe vs. Adam Cole need to be an great shell out-for every-watch top quality match at AEW Double or Practically nothing. I wouldn’t thoughts seeing Samoa Joe successful it all.
Jim Ross referred to as Double or Absolutely nothing the greatest celebration of the yr, so I guess that can make it AEW’s de facto WrestleMania. Even now, AEW doesn’t have an event that is dealt with with that type of reverence just but.