Monday, August 3, 2020

AEW Fyter Fest (Night 2) Results: Chris Jericho vs. Orange Cassidy, Tag Team Title Match

Night 2 of Fyter Fest aired on TNT tonight. Omega & Hangman Page defended the AEW Tag Team Championships against Private Party. FTR teamed up with the Young Bucks to face Lucha Bros and Butcher & Blade. Chris Jericho battled Orange Cassidy tonight as well. Taz brought back the FTW Championship and awarded it to Brian Cage during tonight’s show. Moxley will defend the AEW Championship against Brian Cage next week at Fight for the Fallen.

Fyter Fest (Night 2) Results

  1. Omega & Page def. Private Party to retain the AEW Tag Team Championships
  2. Lance Archer def. Joey Janela
  3. Lucha Bros, Butcher & Blade def. Young Bucks & FTR
  4. Nyla Rose def. Kenzi Paigie & Kilynn King
  5. Dark Order def. SCU
  6. Chris Jericho def. Orange Cassidy
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Here are 5 takeaways from Night 2 of Fyter Fest:

Omega & Page Are Still The Tag Team Champions

Omega and Page defended their AEW Tag Team Championships against Private Party (Isiah Kassidy & Marq Quen). Matt Hardy accompanied Private Party to the ring.

Match Recap: Quen and Omega locked up in the middle of the ring to start off the match. Kenny took control and stomped on Marq in the corner of the ring. Quen battled back with a Dropkick to Page and Omega. Marq hit Kenny with a couple chops and tagged in Isiah Kassidy.

Isiah planted Omega with a DDT as Hangman brought Marq out of the ring. Hangman Powerbombed Quen onto the crowd outside the ring. Kassidy then hit Hangman with a Dropkick and followed it up with a Cannonball onto the crowd. The action returned to the ring and the champs took control once again.

Hangman connected with a German Suplex but was then knocked out of the ring. Private Party planted Kenny with a double Spanish Fly for a near fall. Omega hit Kassidy with a chop but Isiah shrugged it off and connected with a Backbreaker for a two count. Hangman tagged in and Powerbombed Quen on top of Kassidy in the middle of the ring. Page and Omega then hit Kassidy with the Last Call for the pinfall victory. Hangman Adam Page and Kenny Omega are still AEW Tag Team Champions.

Lance Archer Picked Up A Win

Lance Archer
Lance Archer (Photo: AEW)

Joey Janela battled Lance Archer tonight at Fyter Fest.

Match Recap: Archer launched Janela into the barricade and rolled him back into the ring. Janela caught him with a forearm to the face and followed it up with a Dropkick through the ropes. Joey climbed to the top rope and leveled Archer with a Crossbody outside the ring.

Janela brought out a table from under the ring and set it up. Joey hit a couple punches to the back of Archer’s head before grabbing a steel chair from under the ring. Joey made his way to the top rope but the referee ripped the chair away from him.

Lance took advantage of the distraction and slammed Joey to the canvas. Archer sent Joey flying into the ropes with a massive shoulder tackle. Archer beat Janela down for the next few minutes before Dynamite went to a commercial break. When Dynamite returned, Joey battled back with a couple of Clotheslines but couldn’t knock Archer down.

Joey countered Archer’s finisher with an elbow to the face and followed it up with a knee strike. Jake Roberts hopped on the apron and Joey hit Archer with a Senton. Sonny Kiss hit Archer with a 450 Splash and Joey went for the cover but Lance kicked out at two. Archer hit the Blackout on Janela through the table outside the ring. Lance bashed Joey’s head off the table several times and covered him for the victory.

Lucha Bros, Butcher, Blade Defeated Young Bucks & FTR

FTR and Young Bucks teamed up to face Lucha Bros, Butcher and Blade tonight at Fyter Fest.

Match Recap: Pentagon hit Dax Harwood with a chop to the chest and Dax got pissed off. Dax leveled Pentagon with a Clothesline and followed it up with some stomps. Pentagon battled back with another chop to the chest that echoed throughout Daily’s Place. Fenix tagged in and hit a springboard kick to the back of Dax’s head for a one count.

Cash tagged in and connected with a Slam on Fenix for a near fall. Matt Jackson and Blade then tagged in. Nick tagged himself in and planted Blade with Backbreaker. Young Bucks hit Butcher and Blade with a couple Dropkicks. Blade planted Nick with a Powerbomb for a two count. Fenix tagged in and Nick hit him win an awesome Hurricanrana off the top rope as AEW went to a commercial break.

Back from the break, Blade had Cash Wheeler in a Headlock in the middle of the ring. Wheeler broke free and planted Blade with a Back Body Drop. Matt Jackson tagged in and slammed Fenix to the canvas. Matt climbed to the top rope and hit Butcher and Blade with a Crossbody outside the ring. Matt went back to the top rope and hit Fenix with an Elbow Drop for a two count.

Dax tagged in and planted Blade with a DDT. Dax and Matt hit Butcher with a couple Superkicks and turned around into a Dropkick from Fenix. Wheeler and Nick Jackson hit Fenix with Goodnight Express and Matt and Harwood hit Blade with a Piledriver. Young Bucks and FTR worked together and hit a Superplex, Splash, and a Senton but Fenix broke up the cover at the last moment.

Pentagon hit Matt hit a chop to the chest as Rey ran across the ropes to boot Nick in the face. Fenix then leaped off of Pentagon’s back and hit Nick with a Canadian Destroyer onto everyone outside the ring. Matt accidentally hit Dax with a Superkick and Lucha Bros took advantage and planted Matt with a Piledriver for the pinfall victory.

Opinion: I was looking forward to this match the most tonight and I thought it delivered. I cannot wait to see Young Bucks versus FTR down the line.

Brodie Lee Made Sure That Colt Cabana Got The Pin

Dark Order faced SCU tonight on Fyter Fest. Brodie Lee approached Cabana as he was being evaluated backstage with a massive bruise on his side from being thrown into a barricade last week. Brodie told Cabana that these accidents won’t happen anymore with the Dark Order watching his back. Lee told Cabana to get ready for his match and Cabana said “you’ve got it Mr. Brodie”.

Match Recap: Daniels and Stu Grayson started off the match as members of Dark Order watched from the entrance ramp. Stu leveled Daniels with a Dropkick and went for the cover but Daniels kicked out at two. Daniels planted Grayson with a Backbreaker and tagged in Frankie.

Kazarian hit Stu with a Double Stomp and followed it up with a release German Suplex for a near fall. Brodie Lee planted Scorpio Sky and told Colt Cabana to cover him. Scorpio kicked out at two as Dynamite went to a break. When Dynamite returned, Mr. Brodie Lee tagged in and walked into a Dropkick from Frankie.

Frankie followed it up with a DDT and went for the cover but Brodie kicked out at one. Brodie battled back and hit Frankie with a Sidewalk Slam. Daniels knocked Brodie to the outside and hit him with a Suicide Dive. Back in the ring, Daniels connected with a Uranage and followed it up with a Moonsault onto Grayson but Cabana broke it up at two. Brodie Lee leveled Daniels with the Discus Lariat and demanded that Stu tagged Colt in. Cabana pinned Daniels to give Dark Order the victory.

Chris Jericho Defeated Orange Cassidy In A Great Match

Chris Jericho faced Orange Cassidy in the main event of Night 2 of Fyter Fest. Orange Cassidy told Best Friends to not come down to the ring with him and go backstage. Jericho came to the ring with Santana and Ortiz. Jericho had “Floyd” the baseball bat and Santana & Ortiz had gallons of orange juice.

Match Recap: Orange Cassidy dominated the action early and connected with a Crossbody off the top rope. Jericho locked in the Walls of Jericho but Cassidy fought through the pain and reached the bottom rope to break the hold. Ortiz hit Orange Cassidy with the madball while the referee was distracted. Jericho mocked Orange Cassidy and slapped him across the face.

Jericho planted Cassidy with a Backbreaker as the crowd booed. Cassidy rolled up Jericho for a two count and followed it up with an Arm Drag for another near fall. Orange Cassidy went for the Superman Punch but Jericho avoided it and sent him out of the ring. Jericho then hit a Dropkick through the ropes that sent Cassidy into the barricade as Dynamite went to a break.

When Dynamite returned, Jericho was still in control and had Cassidy in an Abdominal Stretch in the middle of the ring. Cassidy broke free but Jericho once again sent him flying into the barricade. Santana and Ortiz got in some cheap shots on Cassidy before the action returned to the ring.

Orange Cassidy fought back with a few forearms and a boot to the face. Cassidy put his hands in his pockets and delivered a Superkick for a near fall. Cassidy made his way to the top rope but Jericho caught him with a right hand. Chris went for a Superplex but Cassidy blocked it and sent Jericho to the canvas.

Cassidy connected with a Splash off the top rope and went for the cover but Jericho kicked out at two. Orange sent Jericho out of the ring and then flipped onto everyone. Cassidy rolled Jericho into the ring and planted him with a DDT for a near fall. Cassidy went for the Superman Punch but Jericho caught him. Chris locked in the Walls of Jericho in the middle of the ring but Cassidy countered into a roll-up for a two count. Orange followed it up with a massive right hand but Santana threw orange juice in Cassidy’s face. Best Friends rushed down the ramp and battled with Santana and Ortiz through the crowd.

Jericho hit Cassidy with the bat while referee Aubrey Edwards was distracted. Jericho followed it up with the Codebreaker and went for the cover but Cassidy kicked out at two. Jericho went for the Lionsault but Cassidy got out of the way. Cassidy hit Jericho with a Michinoku Driver for a near fall. Cassidy hit the Stundog Millionaire and followed it up with a swinging DDT for another near fall. Cassidy went for the Superman Punch but Jericho countered with the Judas Effect for the pinfall victory.

Opinion: Jericho versus Cassidy was a very fun match to close out another solid edition of Dynamite. This was one of those matches that I really wish there was a crowd there because they would have popped after Cassidy kicked out of the Codebreaker. Overall, both weeks of Fyter Fest were entertaining and I’m looking forward to the AEW Championship match next week at Fight for the Fallen.

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