AEW Dynamite episode of March 23, 2022, will feature a Texas Tornado Tag Team Match along with other matches. The show will air live from the HEB Center, Cedar Park, TX, this week.
The Hardys, Darby Allin & Sting will challenge Private Party, The Butcher & The Blade in an 8-man Tornado Tag-Team match. Meanwhile, Chris Jericho & Daniel Garcia of the Jericho Appreciation Society will face John Silver & Alex Reynolds in a tag-team match. A promo segment is announced for MJF. Bryan Danielson & Jon Moxley will be in tag team action once again. Adam Cole faces Jay Lethal in a singles match.
Read below to check all the details on the March 23, 2022 episode of AEW Dynamite.
- Show – AEW Dynamite
- Date – March 23, 2022
- Location – HEB Center, Cedar Park, TX
- Time – 8 PM EST
Match Card & Results
- CM Punk defeated Dax Harwood in a singles match via pinfall.
- Matt Hardy, Jeff Hardy, Darby Allin & Sting defeated Mark Quen, Isiah Kassidy, The Butcher & The Blade in a Texas Tornado Tag Team Match via pinfall.
- Bryan Danielson & Jon Moxley vs The Varisty Blondes(Brian Pillman Jr & Griff Garrison)
- Adam Cole defeated Jay Lethal in a singles match via pinfall.
- Leyla Hirsch defeated Red Velvet in a singles match via pinfall.
- Chris Jericho & Daniel Garcia defeated John Silver & Alex Reynolds
CM Punk vs Dax Harwood
They start with a lock up and come to stalemate in the corner. Punk hits armdrags before putting on hammerlock. Gunn Club is in the front row. Dax hits chops in the corner. Counters from both men before Punk hits another armdrag and puts on another hammerlock. Dax cuts off a charge with a knee to the gut. A suplex and a leg drop from Dax follow. Dax puts on a chinlock next. Punk gets on his feet but Dax hits a back suplex. The Gunn Club mocks Dax to distract him.
Punk hits chops from the corner. Dax hits a back elbow to cut him off. Dax misses a diving headbutt from the top. They trade elbow shots before Punk hits a leg lariat to get a two-count. Punk goes to the top. Harwood meets him there to hit ig chops. Punk hits a superplex and drops Dax face-first. Punk gets ready for a move on the top but Dax trips him. Dax hits a superplex. Harwood then hits a diving headbutt from the top to get a near fall.
Punk goes for the suplex but Harwood pulls him out of the ring. Both men are down at ringside. Cash Wheeler comes out to the ringside to check on Dax. Punk hits a crossbody from the top and puts on Anaconda Vice. Dax struggles but manages to come out of it. Dax goes for the sharpshooter but Punk kicks him away. They trade pins in a cradle. Dax stops rising knee in the corner and hits slingshot powerbomb on Punk for a near fall.
Punk sends Dax to the corner and hits a knee to the face. Dax counters GTS with a sharpshooter. Punk rolls him over after a few seconds. Punk puts on the Anaconda Vice to get a submission win.
Winner – CM Punk
Punk signals for the title belt as he celebrates his win.
The commentators show us the pic of Chris Jericho and Alex Reynolds some 15-20 years back. Jericho is backstage with CJAS and says this is a big moment for Reynolds as he gets to be in the ring with him. JAS talk about how Santana and Ortiz are nowhere to be seen.
Matt Hardy, Jeff Hardy, Darby Allin & Sting vs Mark Quen, Isiah Kassidy, The Butcher & The Blade
Quick start to the match as Darby attacks the opposite team. Sting hits a crossbody from the top. Hardy hits a splash on the barricade. Butcher and Darby are fighting into the crowd. Jeff is beating up Blade. Matt hits a suplex on Kassidy. Darby and Butcher are in the crowd. Darby puts on a sleeper but Andrade hits him with a belt. Butcher swings him around and slams him into the railings before dropping him down the stairs. We cut to a break.
Matt is beating up Kassidy on the stage. He goes for the side effect but Quen comes and hits him with a low blow. Private Party hits double Urinage on Matt through a table. Others are in the concourse. Hardy sets up a ladder as Darby and Sting set up Butcher and Blade on a tables. Jeff climbs to a beam and hits a Swanton Bomb on Butcher and Blade. Private Party brings Matt back to the ring.
Sting return to the ring and drops Private Party. He hits stinger splash on both men before missing one. Sting stops Gin and Juice. Matt hits Twist of Fate and Sting hits Scorpion Death Drop to get the pin and the win.
Winner – Matt Hardy, Jeff Hardy, Darby Allin & Sting
FTR are backstage with Tony Schiavone and rants on The Gunn Club for trying to take the spot. They will see them next week.
Bryan Danielson & Jon Moxley vs The Varisty Blondes(Brian Pillman Jr & Griff Garrison)
Moxley starts against Pillman with big shots until Pillman hits back with a dropkick. Garrison comes in and hits punch in the corner. Mox hits back with a suplex. Bryan comes in and hits kick to the midsection. We cut to a break.
Bryan cuts off Pillman mid-air. Mox comes in to hit lariat and German suplex combo. Garrison breaks the pin attempt. Garrison is knocked off the ring with a big boot. Some back and forth between Mox and Pillman. Bryan hits running dropkick on Garrison and Moxley hits Paradigm shift on Pillman. Bryan puts on Labell lock on Garrison while Mox puts on Bulldog Choke on Pillman to get a submission win.
Winner – Bryan Danielson & Jon Moxley
After the match, Moxley cuts a promo saying he has learned from the best but there is no one he respects more that William Regal. He adds that Regal has earned blackwood badge of honor with pain and torture, just like Bryan. Moxley sends out a message to everyone if they think they have what it takes to stand with them, to ride with the three most sadistic individuals in this business.
MJF comes out with Shawn Spears. Some security is there in front of the ring. MJF says it is a shame that Wardlow could not get the job done. But, unlike Wardlow, he keeps his word. MJF says he knew Wardlow is not able to beat Scorpio Sky. He goes on to talk about CM Punk and says he would have beaten Punk at Revolution, but Punk resorted to cheating. There will be another match between them and he will give Punk the most embarrassing loss of his entire career.
MJF comes back to Wardlow and says nobody would have known who Wardlow is if he hasn’t brought him here 3 years back. There would not have been a beautiful roof on his head if Wardlow has not signed a deal with MJF. Wardlow comes out and beats up security. More security come out to control him. MJF says he will keep paying Wardlow, but it will be for Wardlow to stay home until everyone forgets him again.
MJF also says that the Pinnacle will start climbing to the top from next week.
Best Friends are backstage. Trent Beretta shouts at Wheeler Yuta to try and join William Regal’s Club by ditching Orange Cassidy and Chuck Taylor. Yuta says he is grateful to Kassidy and Chuck but never liked Beretta. He adds that he is not trying to be the best friend he can be, but he is trying to be the best wrestler.
Adam Cole vs Jay Lethal
Action starts and Cole takes Lethal to the corner. Lethal comes back with an armdrag and a dropkick. He puts on waistlock. Cole switches it. Lethal switch back and hits a dropkick. Cole goes to the floor and Lethal hits a series of dropkicks to take us to the break.
Lethal hits an enziguiri as we return. Cole counters with a cradle as he goes for a figure four. Cole goes for a jackknife before Lethal puts on figure four. Cole gets to the ropes. Fish and Kyle O’Reilly are out at the ringside. Cole grabs the ring apron and the referee gets busy in correcting it.
Cole hits a superkick. He goes for the last shot but Lethal hits a cutter. Cole comes back with another kick and hits Panama sunrise for a near fall. Lethal avoids the last shot and rolls up Cole. Fish and KOR distracts the referee once again. Cole hits a low blow and Last Shot to get the pin and the win.
Winner – Adam Cole
Leyla Hirsch vs Red Velvet
Winner – Leyla Hirsch
The tickets price of AEW Dynamite on March 23, 2022 ranges from $49 to $498. You can check the tickets at the below link.
Tornado Tag Team Match: Last week, AFO attacked Darby Allin after his match with The Butcher, and the Hardys made the save. As a result, the former challenged them for an 8-man Tornado tag match that was accepted by Sting, Allin & The Hardys.
Chris Jericho & Daniel Garcia vs John Silver & Alex Reynolds: Daniel Garcia & Chris Jericho will team for the very first time against John Silver & Alex Reynolds in a tag-team match.
MJF Speaks: MJF attacked Wardlow last week and cost him the TNT Championship against Scorpio Sky. This week, he will address cut a promo in the ring. What does he has to say related to Wardlow?