AEW Dynamite #31 – Jacksonville, Florida – Daily’s Place – May 6th, 2020
This Dynamite was the first live show in a while, and Excalibur and Jim Ross returned to commentate alongside Tony Schiavone.
Cody defeated Joey Janela with a Cross Rhodes.
In an interview with Tony Schiavone, Nyla Rose shouted (once again) that she is and always will be the dominant force of the women’s division.
Nyla Rose defeated Kenzie Page with a Beast Bomb.
MJF said he was on the top of the ratings and that he’d be on the next Dynamite.
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) May 7, 2020
Shawn Spears said in an interview that Cody should’ve thrown in the towel for Dustin Rhodes and that Cody allowed his brother to get hurt.
MJF and Shawn Spears were complimenting each other at ringside when Tony Schiavone told MJF he’d be having a rematch with Jungle Boy at Double or Nothing.
Jon Moxley defeated Frankie Kazarian with a Paradigm Shift.
The Dark Order appeared after the match and beat down on Moxley until SCU came out, when they started beating down on Moxley and SCU. After Moxley was softened up enough for the Exalted One, Brodie Lee came out and challenged Moxley for the AEW World Championship, saying, “answer or we will make you”. Moxley answered with his usual courage, saying, “dude… all you had to do was ask”. Then Lee kicked him in the face, straightened his coat, and left.
Brandi Rhodes had a video segment telling Jake Roberts to keep her name out of his dirty mouth and that he didn’t know her.
…but Jake, everything I said about you, was true. And you will answer for your actions.
I’ve never been afraid of snakes. pic.twitter.com/XxSkbJVDDc
— The Brandalorian (@TheBrandiRhodes) May 7, 2020
Lance Archer defeated QT Marshall with the EBD Claw.
Britt Baker hit QT with her shoe during the match so Brandi grabbed it and threw it into the stands. After the match Britt attacked Brandi with a DDT and threw her into the ring with Lance Archer. Then Jake “the snake” Roberts came out with a real snake and put it on Brandi several times. As you can see from the post above, Brandi wasn’t afraid of the snake.
Taz interviewed Darby Allin backstage about his loss to Cody, saying he could help Darby if he needed it, but Darby refused to say anything.
Le Sex Gods (Sammy Guevara and Chris Jericho) defeated Matt Hardy and Kenny Omega with help from Jake Hager and the Judas Effect.
Kenny Omega and Matt Hardy did many things during this street fight match, including Kenny moonsaulting off a raised scissor lift and Matt Hardy hitting Sammy Guevara with a golf cart. In the end, Jake Hager choked Omega out before Jericho hit the Judas Effect and pinned him.
— #BROKEN Matt Hardy (@MATTHARDYBRAND) May 7, 2020