Welcome to the WrestlePurists coverage of AEW Rampage on November 4, 2022.
MIKE TYSON WELCOMED TO RAMPAGE:
JR introduces us to the show then we see Mike Tyson make entrance; guest commentator for the night.
ORANGE CASSIDY (C) DEFEATS KATSUYORI SHIBATA-ALL ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP:
Orange Cassidy is accompanied by the Best Friends and Danhausen for this All Atlantic Cuty dream match. This is Shibata’s third match (including an exhibition) back since his life threatening injuries. Mike Tyson looks to be engrossed in this matchup as they cut to him throughout the match on commentary. Orange Cassidy retains the All Atlantic Championship; gaining a pin fall victory via Orange Punch.
TONI STORM BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW:
Toni wonders where the Jaime Hayter she lived with during the pandemic went. Toni doesn’t like this version of Jaime and warns her she won’t keep getting away with these attacks. Toni also warns Jaime not to trust Britt Baker.
After a break we see a backstage interview with Bryan Danielson, Claudio Castignoli, and William Regal of the Blackpool Combat Club. They warned Chris Jericho and the Jericho Appreciation Society to watch themselves. William Regal also challenges Jericho to pick between Claudio and Bryan, as his opponent will be from the BCC.
BRITT BAKER & JAIME HAYTER DEFEATS MADISON RAYNE & SKYE BLUE:
Rebel came out to ringside with Britt and Jaime. Jaime Hayter has been dominating the majority of the matchup and has the crowd fully behind her. Jaime Hayter gets the victory for her team with a Ripcord Lariat; pinning Madison Rayne.
After the match, Britt warns that they’ll show Toni what a bully truly is a at Full Gear. Toni Storm comes out and quickly takes out Rebel and Britt Baker, before going blow for blow with Jaime Hayter in the ring. Toni gets the upper hand and puts Jaime in a Figur Four, before Britt breaks it up by hitting Toni with the Interim Women’s Championship. The segment ends with Britt handing Jaime the title and Jaime holding it up as her music plays.
TONY SCHIAVONE BACKSTAGE WITH THE JERUCHO APPRECIATION SOCIETY:
Tony Schiavone asks Chris Jericho to stop asking Ring of Honor commentators; he agrees but says backstage interviewers may not be safe. Jericho answers the BCC’s challenge by saying he’ll take on both Claudio and Danielson…and Sammy Guevara in a Fatal Four Way at Full Gear.
RICKY STARKS HAS SOMETHING TO SAY:
Ricky Starks says he’s been hearing people online clamouring for him to be on tv every week. Starks announces his entry into the AEW World Championship Eliminator Tournament. Starks promises he’s gonna carry this company on his back.
After a break Sammy Guevara challenges Bryan Danielson to a best two of three falls match.
WARJOE DEFEATS GATES OF AGONY
The Gates of Agony are accompanied by Prince Nana; as they are representatives of The Embassy. Prince Nana tries to unsuccessfully interfere. Wardlow gains the victory for WARJOE, hitting the Powerbomb Symphony on Kaun.
After the match, Powerhouse Hobbs’ music hits and he and Wardlow stare each other down. This comes after Wardlow called out Hobbs during the pre-match interview.