AEW Dynamite #24 – Jacksonville, Florida – Daily’s Place – March 18th, 2020
The show opened with Cody talking about Covid-19 and how he didn’t want to live in fear of it. Kenny Omega came out and talked about Dynamite maybe not happening the next week and said that if they went out, they would go out Elite. Adam Page came out and agreed to have the Elite’s back at Blood and Guts. Finally they started the show by turning on the lights and shooting the fireworks.
Tony Schiavone interviewed MJF and MJF said he wouldn’t wrestle, he’d watch everyone else hurt themselves. Then he started gambling with Shawn Spears.
Brandi Rhodes was ring announcer with Excalibur, Jim Ross, and Taz on commentary.
Lucha Bros defeated Best Friends with a double stomp and package piledriver combination.
Orange Cassidy was on commentary as one of the best commentators yet. After the match, the Best Friends challenged the Lucha Bros to a street fight in a real street at Blood and Guts.
Hikaru Shida defeated Penelope Ford, Riho, and Kris Statlander after Shida pinned Ford with a running knee strike.
In an interview at ringside, Colt Cabana said without Kip Sabian, Penelope Ford would be much more successful. Sabian and Cabana exchanged shoves and Cabana slapped Sabian in the face.
Jon Moxley was interviewed about not being medically cleared and he said he goes wherever he wants, whenever he wants and drove away in his Ford GT.
Luchasaurus and Jungle Boy defeated The Butcher and The Blade with a flapjack and cutter combination.
MJF was yelling orders at Butcher and Blade during the match which allowed Jurassic Express to finish the match.
SCU interrupted the Dark Order while they were introducing the Exalted One but SCU were interrupted by a strange video revealing that the Exalted One is Brodie Lee. After the video Lee appeared in the ring and along with the Dark Order beat up SCU.
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) March 19, 2020
Jake Roberts said in an interview with Tony Schiavone that he would not be ignored by Cody and a video of Lance Archer beating up some locals played.
— All Elite Wrestling on TNT (@AEWonTNT) March 19, 2020
The Inner Circle (Santana, Ortiz, and Jake Hager) defeated the Elite (Cody Rhodes, Matt Jackson, and Adam Page) with Santana pinning Matt Jackson.
Chris Jericho was on commentary, and when he came out Sammy Guevara and MJF sang Judas. Towards the end of the match, Cody threw Ortiz into MJF so Wardlow choked him, and so Arn Anderson attacked Wardlow. Adam Page and Matt Jackson went for the Indy Taker, but Page was pulled out of the ring. The Inner Circle will have the advantage at Blood and Guts.
After the match Chris Jericho banned all fans from future AEW events and said the Inner Circle will dominate the Elite. Then Vanguard-1 (a drone) flew in and Matt said that he had a friend who owed him a favor. Suddenly Matt Hardy appeared in the stands. Hardy will take Nick’s place at Blood and Guts.