AEW Rampage Results
November 25, 2023
Peterson Events Center in Pittsburgh, PA
Results by: Jerome Wilen of Wrestleview.com
The main intro begins for the special Saturday night Rampage…the pyro goes of as we go live to the arena with Tony Schiavone, Kevin Kelly and Nigel McGuinness welcoming us to the show.
Hook’s music hits as the FTW Champion makes his way out to the ring for our opening match. Rocky Romero’s music hits next as he makes his way out to the ring.
Hook vs. Rocky Romero
The bell rings as we begin with a stare down. Both men circle the ring and lock up. Hook is taken down, but he quick to get up. Rocky puts an arm lock on Hook as he goes down and again is quick to get up. We have another lock up as Hook takes down Rocky who gets up, but then is dropped by Hook. Rocky gets up and put Hook in an arm bar and chops him in the chest as Hook drops to his back. Rocky has Hook against the ropes and lays into with with several hard chops to the chest. Hook recovers and locks up Rocky, picks him up and drops him down. Rocky gets back up as Hook attempts a suplex. Both men then go down hard as we get a double lariat! Hook is up as the fans begin Hook chants…Hook drops Rocky with a big German Suplex as he rolls to the apron. Both men are on the apron as Hook attempts to pick up Rocky as he suplexes Hook on the apron! Hook drops to the floor. Rocky then lands on Hook with a double stomp who is on his back on the floor as we go to picture-in-picture.
Picture-In-Picture: The action is back in the ring as Rocky covers Hook who kicks out at two. Rocky picks up Hook and brings him into the corner and puts him up on the top turnbuckle. Rocky delivers a big suplex and then puts the FTW champ in a headlock…
Back from PIP: Rocky whips Hook into the corner and nails Hook with several running clotheslines…Hook then fires back and tosses Rocky into the corner with an exploder suplex. Hook then tosses Rocky and sends him to the corner and delivers body blows and a headbutt to Rocky…Hook covers Rocky who kicks out at two! Rocky then sends to the apron. Rocky is up on the second rope and connects with a double kick on Hook…Rocky covers Hook…1 – 2 – NO! Hook kicks out! Rocky then drops Hook again and tries another pin, but Hook kicks out as we get Hook chants from the fans. Hook then drops Rocky with a leg trip as the ref starts the ten count. Both men are up…Hook hits Rocky with a big chop…Hook then puts the Redrum on Rocky as he goes down as passes out, as Hook get the win.
WINNER BY SUBMISSION: HOOK
Back from the break, the commentary team runs down tonights Continental Classic match coming up on Collision, followed by a video package hyping up tonight’s main event on Rampage, which is Katsuyori Shibata vs. Wheeler Yuta.
Kris Statlander’s music hits as the former TBS Champion makes her way out to the ring. Diamante’s music is up next as she makes her way out to the ring.
Kris Statlander vs. Diamante
The bell rings as we are underway! Both women circle the ring before they lock up. Kris puts Diamante in an armbar…Diamante reverses it and takes down Kris as she breaks the hold..
Both women jaw at each other as we get a test of strength with Diamante taking down Statlander for several pin attempts. Kris drops Diamante as she gets up and misses a back elbow on Statlander who picks up Diamante and drops her with a big powerslam and covers her for only a two count…Mercedes Martinez comes out on the ramp as Martinez makes her way down to the ring…we go to picture-in-picture.
Picture-In-Picture: Diamante distracts the ref as Martinez slaps Statlander who is down near the apron. Diamante stomps on the head of Statlander and cover her for a near fall. Diamante uses the second rope to choke Statlander. Diamante picks up Statlander and puts her in a headlock and slams her down and then picks her up to deliver a big right hand. Diamante then charges at Statlander only to be dropped.
-FULL COMMERCIAL BREAK, COURTESY OF SLING TV-
Back from the full break, Diamante has Statlander locked up…Diamante then sends Statlander down and covers for only a two count. Both women exchange blows as Diamante then picks up Statlander and drops her with a face plant. Statlander then rolls up Diamante for a pin attempt, but doesn’t get the win. We get several pin attempts from both women. Statlander picks up Diamante and drps on her head…Diamante recovers and drops Statlander and covers her for a near fall…Diamante then trash talks Statlander and hits her with a lariat. Statlander then fires back with a discuss lariat and covers Diamante for the win.
WINNER BY PINFALL: KRIS STATLANDER
After the match Martinez and Diamante attack Statlander. Willow Nightingale’s music hits as she runs down to make the save by pulling Statlander to the floor.
We get a video package with Daniel Garcia talking about his match later tonight on Collision as part of the Continental Classic, as he will face Claudio Castignoli.
The Kingdom’s music hits next as Matt Taven and Mike Bennett come out…Bennett says to cut the music as it’s no neck November. Bennett says that last week on Rampage Action Andretti tried to kill Roderick Strong who is a hero that wears neck braces. Bennett says that Strong is more determined to let Adam Cole…as Taven grabs the the mic and says they will neck the halls all season…Taven then says that MJF is the devil and if the idiot in MJF was here he would says the devil has arrived. Taven then calls MJF a melvin and then tells MJF he and Bennett are coming back for what is their’s which is the ROH Tag Titles…
The bell rings as we get two jobbers, in Duke Davis and Danny Jones…both Bennett and Taven double team the two with drops kicks and superkicks…Bennett delivers a big piledriver to Davis on the floor as Taven nails Danny Jones with a big splash off the top rope to get the win.
WINNERS BY PINFALL: THE KINGDOM
Back from the break, Bobby runs down the rules for a pure rules match. The challenger in Wheeler Yuta is introduced first. The champ is out next.
ROH Pure Championship Match: Katsuyori Shibata (c) vs. Wheeler Yuta
Both men shake hands as we are underway with Shibata chants. Both men lock up. We get a take down by Shiabata as Yuta rolls out of the hold. Both men lock up again as Yuta puts Shitbata in an armbar. Shibata is up and reverses it and puts Yuta in a side headlock. Yuta is up as he gets dropped. Shibata then puts Yuta in a bow and arrow hold and turns it into an ankle lock. Shibata then turns the ankle lock into a V-5 and another bow and arrow. Shibata rolls up Yuta for a near fall…as we dual Shibata and Yuta chants. Shibata then twists Yuta’s ankle as he makes it to the ropes to break the hold. Yuta then gets issued a warning for closed fist to the face on Shibata. Yuta then drops Shibata and covers him for only a two count as we go to picture-in-picture…
Picture-In-Picture: Yuta connects a big drop kick on Shibata and applies a headlock on Shibata. Shibata breaks out of the hold as Yuta hits him with another drop kick. Yuta covers Shibata for only a two count. Yuta has Shibata in the corner and hits him with a few chops. Shibata walks over to the opposite corner and is chopped again by Yuta and goes down. Yuta puts a headlock on Shibata as the ref checks on him. Yuta removes the hold and then stomps on the chest of Shibata and covers him as Shibata kicks out at two! Yuta sends Shibata to the corner and hits him with several chops to the chest…
Back from PIP: Yuta continues the chops to the chest of Shibata who then fires back with big forearms shots, followed by several knife edge chops to Yuta’s chest. Shibata then charges and Yuta and connects with a huge drop kick to the head…Shibata covers Yuta for only a two count. Shibata locks up Yuta and drops him and applies an ankle lock on Yuta…Yuta tries to get to the rope, but Shibata pulls him back and applies and STP on Yuta, who makes it to the bottom rope to break the hold. Yuta sends Shibata to the outside…Yuta flies over the ropes and collides with Shibata on the floor. Shibata then grabs Yuta and hits him with a drop kick as Yuta crashes into the barricade. Shibata tosses Yuta back in the ring and covers him for a near fall..Yuta then pushes Shibata into the ref and low blows Shibata and then drops Shibata on his head and covers him to get the win, as Yuta is a three-time ROH Pure Champion.
After the match, Yuta goes to shake Shibata’s hand and kicks him in the mid-section and then drops him on his head…Hook’s music hits as the FTW Champ attempts to make the save, but Yuta is already out of the ring. Hook picks up Shibata and raises his hand Shibata leaves the ring as the medical staff helps him out of the ring and checks on him. The medical staff walks to the back with Shibata, as the show goes off the air.