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AEW Dark Universal Studios spoilers: Josh Woods debuts


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The following are AEW Dark spoilers from Friday's double session of tapings at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.

Session 1

  • Lee Moriarty defeated Misterioso. They later did a reshoot of both of their entrances and then played rock/paper/scissors which Moriarty won.
  • Brandi Rhodes defeated Angelica Risk
  • Red Velvet defeated Jordan Blu
  • Lio Rush defeated Rayo
  • Emi Sakura (w/ Mei Suruga) defeated Ryo Mizunami. Post-match, Riho made the save after a two-on-one attack on Mizunami.
  • Anthony Ogogo (w/ The Factory) defeated Baron Black
  • Shawn Spears and Wardlow defeated Jay Marte and Richard King
  • Fuego Del Sol defeated Luke Sampson
  • Team Taz (Ricky Starks, Powerhouse Hobbs and Dante Martin) (w/ Hook) defeated The Bollywood Icon, Kekoa and JT Dunn. In a post-match interview, Team Taz and Tony Schiavone were interrupted by Lio Rush who said no member of Team Taz will win the Dynamite Diamond ring.
  • Thunder Rosa defeated Sofia Castillo. Post-match, Rosa's interview with Schiavone was interrupted by Mark Sterling who said Jade Cargill wasn't there because she's doing rich people things. Rosa and Sterling went back and forth to build up the TNT title tournament match until Jade snuck in and laid her out.
  • John Silver defeated Aaron Solo. In a post-match interview with Schiavone, Silver said he's going to beat Bryan Danielson.
  • Kiera Hogan defeated Shalonce Royal
  • Diamante defeated Shawna Reed
  • Nick Comoroto defeated Dean Fleming
  • Riho and Ryo Mizunami defeated Emi Sakura and Mei Suruga 
  • Kris Statlander defeated Marina Shafir
  • Arjun Singh defeated Tony Vincita
  • Jade Cargill (w/ Mark Sterling) defeated Valentina Rossi
  • Angelico defeated Invictus Khash
  • Tay Conti (w/ -1 and Anna Jay) defeated Heather Monroe
  • Brock Anderson and Lee Johnson (w/ Arn Anderson) defeated Tony Donati and Faboo Andre. Post-match, Colten and Austin Gunn interrupted and challenged Anderson and Johnson.
  • Chuck Taylor (w/ Wheeler Yuta) defeated Ryan Nemeth (w/ Cezar Bononi and Peter Avalon)
  • There were also a pair of Cody Rhodes appearances telling dad jokes.

Session 2

  • 2point0 and Daniel Garcia defeated Dark Order's Alex Reynolds, Evil Uno and Colt Cabana
  • Julia Hart defeated Xtina Kay. Post-match, QT Marshall and The Factory asked her to join The Factory. Varsity Blonds ran in and a scuffle broke out.
  • Shawn Spears defeated Josh Woods (current ROH Pure Champion)
  • Nyla Rose defeated Zeda Zhang
  • Gunn Club (Austin and Colten) defeated Lee Johnson and Brock Anderson (w/ Arn Anderson)
  • Brandi Rhodes defeated Robyn Renegade
  • Eddie Kingston defeated Colin Delaney
  • Penelope Ford defeated Willow Nightingale
  • Jorah Johl defeated Julius Coleman
  • Isiah Kassidy defeated Carlie Bravo
  • Abadon defeated Charlette Renegade
  • Shawn Dean defeated Lucas Chase. Post-match, Marshall was back out and attempting to recruit Dean to The Factory and was turned down.
  • Bear Country defeated Zack Clayton and Mike Orlando. Post-match, Bear Country said they wanted more competition. The Acclaimed then challenged them for the next show.
  • 10 (w/ -1) defeated Leroy Patterson (w/ Howdy Price). This match was absurd. Patterson ended up in his underwear as Vance destroyed him. Post-match, -1 took Price's cowboy hat and rode him like a horse. Tony Khan, from the stage, gave this one five stars.
  • Varsity Blonds defeated QT Marshall and Nick Comoroto
  • Matt Sydal defeated Serpentico (w/ Luther)
  • Red Velvet defeated La Rosa Negra
  • Anna Jay (w/ Tay Conti) defeated Reka Tehaka
  • The Blade (w/ The Bunny) defeated Toa Liona
  • Wardlow destroyed Casanova
  • Tony Nese defeated Anthony Greene
  • The Bunny (w/ The Blade) defeated KiLynn King
  • The Acclaimed defeated Bear Country
  • Skye Blue defeated Ashley D'Amboise
  • Orange Cassidy and Wheeler Yuta defeated Cezar Bononi and Peter Avalon
  • Joey Janela (w/ Kayla Rossi) defeated Sonny Kiss in a no DQ match that saw Janela bleed and do a piledriver off the stage through a table.