Welcome to the live results blog for AEW Rampage episode of January 13, 2023, which was pre-taped show from Kia Forum in Los Angeles, CA(Spoilers are available here).
Darby Allin defended TNT Championship for the second week in a row on Rampage as he faced Juice Robinson. House of Black would return to action as Malakai Black and Brody King faced Eddie Kingston and Ortiz in a tag team match.
AEW World Tag Team Champions The Acclaimed had a segment with The Gunn Club. Golden Globe Award Winner Paul Walter Hauser appeared with Danhausen. Tay Melo and Anna Jay AS faced Ruby Soho and Willow Nightingale in a Street Fight as their rivalry continues.
Check below for results from AEW Rampage January 13, 2023 episode with complete action, live updates, winners and more.
- Darby Allin(c) defeated Juice Robinson in a singles match via pinfall to retain AEW TNT Championship.
- Kings of Black Throne(Malakai Black & Brody King) defeated Eddie Kingston & Ortiz in a tag team match via pinfall.
- Ruby Soho & Willow Nightingale defeated Tay Melo & Anna Jay AS in a tag team street fight va pinfall.
Darby Allin(c) vs Juice Robinson – AEW TNT Championship
They lock up and Juice backs Darby to the ropes. Darby ducks in the corner to get away. Juice gets a takedown from waistlock. Darby counters a side suplex with a side headlock takeover. Juice gets up and hits a side suplex. Darby gets his knees up on the senton and puts on the side headlock once again.
Juice breaks it but Darby hits a couple of arm drags before Juice sends him to the floor with a back body drop. Juice whips him into the barricade before whipping him into the steel steps. Juice slams Darby into the apron and takes us to a break.
Juice is nailing Darby with jabs as we return. He drops Darby with a big chop. Darby hits a big boot and a dropkick to send Juice to the floor. Darby hits kamikaze dive to send Juice into the barricade. Juice cuts off springboard cutter with a tackle midair. Juice hits a thrust kick to get a two-count.
Juice hits a senton. He follows up with two more sentons but Darby kicks out of the pin at two. Darby avoids a senton from the second rope. Darby gets a two-count with a crucifix but Juice picks him and hits a gutbuster. Juice hits a knee to ribs before he misses a cannonball in the corner. Darby hits Code Red but Juice kicks out.
Darby goes to the top and Juice trips him. Juice hits chops as Darby is dropped to the ropes. He hits Darby with a lariat while he was on the ropes. Juice hits a jackhammer for another near fall. Juice hits a chop and a headbutt to set up Darby on the top rope. Darby counters a superplex into a Scorpion death drop. He follows up with Coffin drop to get the pinfall.
Winner – Darby Allin
Sting comes out to the ring to celebrate with Darby.
Powerhouse Hobbs talks about the Book of Hobbs. It has a story where a Pheonix rises from ashes. Hobbs says he has burnt down that Pheonix and spread the ashes all over AEW and he will take down everyone.
The Acclaimed come with Billy Gunn to the stage. They tell us about being on Walk of Fame. They have a wet cemented slab on the stage to give their handprints. The Gunn Club interrupt them saying all their celebrations have been trash. They claim that The Acclaimed are popular because they stole their dad from them. Billy Gunn says they are right but sometimes a dad got to do what they got to do. He tells them to go on and give their handprints on the cement, but The Acclaimed pull their pants down and pushes their backside on the wet cement. The Gunn Club run away.
Renee asks Swerve Strickland what his motto is. Swerve says 2023 is going to be the most brutal year from him.
Eddie Kingston & Ortiz vs Kings of Black Throne(Malakai Black & Brody King)
Ortiz and Eddie argue over who will start. Ortiz just charges at Brody to start and Eddie had to go back to apron. Brody drops Ortiz with chops after no-selling him. Brody hits more big blows. Ortiz runs the ropes and hits a kick before a dropkick. Brody takes him to opposite corner and Eddie tags in. Eddie hits some shots on Brody and asks Malakai to get in.
Malakai tags in and pushes Eddie to the corner to hit a sidekick. Eddie hits back with a chop after they run around for a bit. Eddie drops down to avoid a sidekick. Eddie and Malakai sit down facing each other as we cut to a break.
Brody hits a cannonball in the corner as we return from the break. Ortiz breaks the pinfall. Ortiz is asking Eddie to tag but he does not. Brody hits him with a lariat but Eddie gets back up quickly and hits an enzuigiri. Eddie follows up with a half-and-half suplex. Ortiz pleads Eddie to tag in but he does not. Eddie sends Malakai to the corner. Ortiz comes in and hits a DDT. Eddie hits a suplex to get a near fall.
Malakai hits him with spiked elbow. He intercepts Eddie’s tackle with a rising knee. Ortiz saves Eddie from Black Mass as he jumps in. Malakai sends him away with a kick. Eddie hits a half and half suplex on Malakai. Buddy Murphy runs out with a chair along with Julia Hart. Eddie takes away the chair. Ortiz thinks Eddie is using it against Julia and blocks it. Malakai nails Eddie with Black Mass. Malakai tackles Ortiz to the floor and quickly covers Eddie to get the pinfall.
Winner – Kings of Black Throne
AEW TBS Women’s Champion Jade Cargill is backstage with Leila Gray for an interview. She is asked about Red Velvet. Jade asks who is Velvet. She says she made Velvet and she can erase her also. Leila says they would get to Jade’s 50th win without Red Velvet.
Paul Walter Hauser is out in the ring with Renee Paquette to talk about his Golden Globe. Hauser says he loves pro wrestling and would get past Connecticut and straight to Jacksonville. Danhausen comes out and says he won an award for being the biggest merchandise seller in AEW but he never got a physical award. Hauser asks the crowd if Golden Globes should be renamed as Golden Globe-hausen. Jeff Jarrett, Jay Lethal, Satnam Singh and Sonjay Dutt interrupt them.
Hauser insults Jarrett by taking shots at his marraige and not knowing how to play guitar despite carrying it around. Jarrett’s team attack Danhausen and Hauser. Jarrett slams the guitar on Hauser’s head. Lethal was looking to hit Danhausen with the Golden Globe but Orange Cassidy and Best Friends run out to make the save.
Tay Melo & Anna Jay AS vs Ruby Soho & Willow Nightingale -Street Fight
Ruby and Willow attack Melo and Jay with sticks during their entrance. Both teams have matching gears. Ruby and Willow have military printed pants while Jay and Melo have red trunks. Willow goes to pull out a table but Jay saves Melo by attacking Ruby. Willow throws Melo into the barricade. Jay throws Ruby into the apron before whipping into the ring post.
Willow and Melo are in the ring. Melo drops Willow’s face into the turnbuckle. Melo stomps on Ruby with trash can over her head. Ruby’s head is busted open. We cut to a break.
We return to see Melo and Jay hitting a double DDT on Willow on a garbade can. Jay puts a barbed wire around her arm and puts Queenslayer on Willow with that arm. Ruby punches at Jay with a chain to break that move. Melo slams Ruby with a lid to her head. Melo sets up chairs in the ring. They do Tower of Doom move with Willow hitting everyone with a powerbomb from the second rope.
Willow beats up Jay in the corner before throwing her across the ring. Tay slams a chair to her back. Willow hits her with a spinebuster before a senton on Jay against against a trash can to get a two-count. Willow hits a Death Valley Driver on Jay on the apron. Melo hits Willow with a garbage can. Ruby hits her finisher kick on Melo. Anna and Willow fight up the ramp. Willow picks her up and jumps down the ramp and onto a table with a powerbomb.
Ruby and Melo are fighting on the apron with a table setup beside them. Melo hits gotch piledriver on Soho through a table. Melo takes Ruby back to the ring and covers her, but Ruby kicks out of the pin. Melo brings out thumbtacks and spread them in the ring. Melo goes for another piledriver on the thumbtacks but Soho fights back.
Melo tries to slam Ruby’s face into the thumbtacks but Ruby picks up some tacks and throws some of them to her face. Ruby hits Sister Abigail/Destination unknown on the thumbtacks to get the pinfall.
Winner – Ruby Soho & Willow Nightingale