6 Takeaways From AEW Double Or Nothing

AEW’s Double or Nothing PPV aired live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena tonight. For full PPV results, check out our full recap by clicking here.

PreShow results:

  • Hangman Adam Page won the Casino Battle Royal. Page will face the winner of the match between Chris Jericho and Kenny Omega at a future date to crown the first AEW Champion.
  • Kip Sabian def. Sammy Guevara

Here are 6 takeaways from the PPV:

6SCU Picked Up A Win

SCU (Christopher Daniels, Frankie Kazarian, Scorpio Sky) battled Strong Hearts (CIMA, El Lindaman, and T-Hawk) to start off Double or Nothing. CIMA and Daniels locked up to kick things off. CIMA applied a Headlock but Daniels quickly broke free. Daniels connected with a shoulder tackle and followed it up with an Arm Drag.

CIMA and Daniels both went for an Arm Drag and then had a staredown as the crowd applauded. Kazarian and T-Hawk tagged in and locked up in the middle of the ring. Frankie blocked an Arm Drag and rolled up T-Hawk for a two count. Kazarian leveled T-Hawk with a Clothesline but T-Hawk got up and connected with a chop to the chest.

Scorpio Sky tagged in and dropped T-Hawk with a Dropkick. CIMA knocked Kazarian and Daniels off the ring apron as El Lindaman tagged in. Lindaman connected with a Splash for a two count. Sky Bodyslammed Lindaman and Kaz tagged back in. Kazarian hit a Dropkick in the corner for a near fall before Daniels tagged back in.

Frankie planted Lindaman with a Neckbreaker and Daniels went for the cover. Lindaman kicked out at two and then grabbed the ropes to try and regroup. Lindaman tripped up Daniels and CIMA hit him with a Knee Drop. T-Hawk chopped Kazarian out of the ring and hit Daniels with Double Knees in the corner.

CIMA tagged in and immediately hit Daniels with a Senton as “SCU!” chants broke out in the crowd. Lindaman got back in and hit Daniels with a Jawbreaker. Strong Hearts isolated Daniels in the ring and took turns beating him down. T-Hawk locked in a Crossface but Scorpio Sky broke it up before Daniels tapped out.

Scorpio Sky and Lindaman tagged in and Sky cleaned house. Lindaman battled back with a German Suplex for a near fall. Scorpio hit a Dropkick and tagged Kazarian in. Frankie hit a Northern Lights Suplex for a near fall and Daniels tagged in. Daniels stomped on T-Hawk and then hit Lindaman with a Suicide Dive. Scorpio Sky hit a Neckbreaker on CIMA but turned around into a Dropkick from Lindaman.

T-Hawk and Daniels took each other out with a Clothesline as the crowd chanted “AEW!”. CIMA hit Double Knees off the top rope but Frankie broke up the count. Scorpio Sky took out CIMA and T-Hawk with a flip outside the ring. Kazarian and Daniels then hit Lindaman with the Best Meltzer Ever for the pinfall victory.

Double or Nothing started off strong with a great 6-man tag match and the crowd was into it.