AEW Dynamite Results, August 27, 2020

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The show kicked off (on a Thursday than the usual Wednesday slot) with the Tag Team Gauntlet match in order to crown the No.1 contenders for the AEW World Tag Team Championships, as AEW brought back fans at 10% capacity.

The Young Bucks def. Natural Nightmares: The two brothers won the first match in the Gauntlet after QT Marshall was hit with the BTE trigger for the win.

Best Friends def. Young Bucks: The duo were almost on the verge of the win before Hangman Page held Nick Jackson’s foot, leading to Matt being rolled up for the victory. Post-match, the duo yelled at a teary-eyed Page who made his exit.

FTR def. Best Friends: FTR took a quick win to become the No.1 contenders after Harwood tapped out Chuck Taylor with the kneebar.

Darby Allin with thumbtacks on his back and a mask of Ricky Starks jumped over a bridge into the river and said he isn’t afraid of anything.

Lance Archer def. Sean Maluta: Archer squashed the debutant, and hit him with the Blackout for the easy win.

Post-match, Jake Roberts proclaimed that his client will win the Casino Battle Royale at All Out. Taz introduced his two men and said one of them will end up winning. Allin entered on his skateboard and engaged in a brawl with Ricky Starks.

Thunder Rosa and Hikaru Shida crossed paths, as a video package hyping their match at All Out aired on Dynamite.

MJF and Jon Moxley exchanged several verbal jabs during their contract signing. Moxley put a new clause, and asked to face MJF’s lawyer next week. If his lawyer doesn’t show up, MJF won’t get his title match.

Santana and Ortiz once again delivered a fake apology to Best Friends for destroying their van.

Lucha Bros, The Butcher and The Blade def. Joey Janela, Brian Pillman Jr, Sonny Kiss and Griff Garrison: The new stable led by Eddie Kingston won the match in quick fashion after Lucha Bros hit their double team finisher on Pillman Jr.

Post-match, Kingston continued to hype his faction, and said all five of them will be joining the fray in the Casino Battle Royale.

The Dark Order celebrated Brodie Lee’s victory, as Lee announced his new regime. Celebrations were cut short after Natural Nightmares, Scorpio Sky, and Matt Cardona hit the ring and attacked the heels.

Matt and Nick Jackson were furious at Page for costing them the match, and kicked him out of the Elite.

Big Swole def. Reba, Britt Baker and Penelope Ford: Swole emerged victorious in the 3-on-1 Handicap Match after Reba accidentally hit Ford leading to Swole picking up the win.

Anna Jay hugged Taynara at ringside, and apparently brought her into the Dark Order.

Tables Match | Sammy Guevara def. Matt Hardy: A vicious encounter ended with Guevara suplexing Hardy through a table for the win.

Post-match, Orange Cassidy attacked Chris Jericho, who was at commentary, as the duo brawled to end the show.

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