AEW Full Gear aired live from the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. Britt Baker defeated Bea Priestley via submission in the Buy In. After the match, Awesome Kong came down to the ring with Brandi Rhodes. Kong attacked Priestley and cut off some of her hair as a trophy.
Here are 7 takeaways from the show:
7Santana & Ortiz Defeated The Young Bucks
The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) squared off against Proud & Powerful (Santana and Ortiz) tonight at Full Gear. Rock & Roll Express were in the front row for the match.
The match started out in a brawl with all four wrestlers in the ring. Nick sent Santana to the corner and bounced his face off the turnbuckle. Matt tagged in and leveled Santana with a Spear. Nick launched Ortiz over the barricade and into the crowd.
Santana hit Matt with a chop to the chest but Matt battled back with an Arm Drag. Proud and Powerful locked both Matt and Nick in a Boston Crab/ Camel Clutch combo. Santana and Ortiz isolated Nick Jackson in the ring and took turns beating him down.
Ortiz shoved Matt off the apron and then raked his fingernails across Nick’s back. Matt tagged in and hit Ortiz with a Crossbody off the top rope. Matt climbed back up to the top rope and hit an Elbow Drop on Santana for a two count.
Nick tagged in and booted Santana in the face. Nick climbed to the top rope and connected with a Double Stomp to midsection. Nick tried to kick Ortiz but he ducked and Nick booted the ring post. Ortiz then tripped Nick up and he landed head-first on the apron.
Ortiz returned the favor and threw Nick over the barricade. Santana then threw Matt onto the Rock & Roll Express in the front row. Santana went to work on Nick’s knee and then posed in the ring.
Nick Jackson battled back with a Superkick that knocked Ortiz to the canvas. Matt and Santana tagged in and Matt hit five Northern Lights Suplexes in a row. Young Bucks connected with a flip and a Frog Splash for a near fall.
Santana planted Matt with a Cutter and followed it up with a flip. Ortiz took out Nick with a Suicide Dive outside the ring. Ortiz tagged in and walked into a roll-up for a two count.
Matt leveled Ortiz with a Superkick and tagged Nick Jackson in. Matt and Nick hit Ortiz with two Superkicks that knocked him out of the ring. Back in the ring, Matt tagged back in and set up for the Meltzer Driver but Nick’s knee gave out.
Santana tagged in and hit Matt with a Superkick. Nick tagged in and limped into the ring. Nick spit his gum at Santana and he picked it up and ate it as the crowd chanted “you sick f*ck”. Nick hit a series of kicks but Ortiz planted him with a Powerbomb. Santana went for the cover but Matt broke it up at two. Proud and Powerful then planted Nick with the Street Sweeper for the pinfall victory.
After the match, Sammy Guevara came down to the ring and handed Ortiz a sock full of baseballs. Rock and Roll Express hopped in the ring and made the save. Ricky Mortin hit Santana with a Canadian Destroyer and followed it up with a Suicide Dive onto Ortiz and Sammy.