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By Billy Krotchsen on 2022-12-28 22:15:00

In between Dynamite and Rampage, The Acclaimed and Billy Gunn came out to do a rap and the "last scissor" of 2022.

Tony Khan came out and hyped up the audience, announcing Paul Wight was joining the announcing team tonight for Rampage.

AEW Rampage

The announcers are Tony Schiavone, Paul Wight, Excalibur and Kip Sabian.

The opening match is All-Atlantic Champion Orange Cassidy vs. Trent Beretta, with Chucky T.  Cassidy scored the pin after Penelope Ford distracted Beretta.  The idea was that Kip Sabian was orcestrating issue between the Best Friends.

Kip Sabian with Penelope Ford pinned an unannounced competitor with The Orange Punch, obviously to mock Cassidy.

Tony Schiavone interviewed Jon Moxley inside the ring.  He said that when he concussed Hangman Page, he slept like a baby because the BCC works harder and delivers better than anyone else, so they deserve to sleep like babies.  When the bell rings, they don't care about the safety of the athletes.  He said Page can't get cleared because he's hurt but Moxley has been hurt for a decade and doesn't care.  He challenges Hangman to face him in Los Angeles at the Forum and tells him he'll be waiting if Page can get cleared.  

AEW TBS Champion Jade Cargill defeated Kiera Hogan with Jaded.  Red Velvet walked off without Jade and Layla Grey, so the idea appeared to be she was done with the group.

The main event is Swerve Strickland vs. Wheeler Yuta.  Swerve has Mogul Associates with him.  Yuta was alone.  They had a long back and forth bout.  Strickland scored the pin after a low blow and his Driver finisher.

After the taping ended, Jon Moxley came out and put over the Colorado fans.  He said they weren't truly back until they got back to Colorado.  He asked the fans to come back and bring their friends with them and everyone in AEW will bust their ass for them.  He said he wanted to make this one of the home bases for AEW.  He said it just started snowing and asked everyone to get home safe and if anyone was drinking, to get an Uber or a sober driver to get them home.

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