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AEW Dynamite Results, Winners And Grades As CM Punk Destroys Jack Perry

AEW Dynamite has announced that The Young Bucks are airing the actual footage of CM Punk’s infamous Brawl against Jack Perry from last year’s AEW All In pay-per-view. After much speculation that it was a bait and switch with the Young Bucks possibly trolling the AEW audience, the legendary tag team ended up trolling themselves. AEW aired actual behind-the-scenes footage of WWE contracted wrestler CM Punk defeating one of his four mainstays.

The Young Bucks segment was a direct response to CM Punk telling his side of the story to Ariel Helwani regarding the Brawl In. Unfortunately for Tony Khan and AEW, the footage pretty much matched CM Punk’s story. If anything, it made CM Punk look even tougher than he let on in a one-sided fight that lasted no more than 30 seconds before being interrupted.

On a show that attracted fewer than 3,000 fans, AEW continues to book storylines to post dirt sheets online. If AEW doesn’t improve quickly, its insistence on relying on internet wrestling storylines will be the death of it.

AEW Dynamite Results | April 10, 2024

  • Adam Copeland def. Penta El Zero Miedo | AEW TNT Championship
  • CM Punk def. Jack Perry | Behind-the-scenes footage from AEW All in 2023
  • Shane Taylor Promotions def. Chris Jericho, HOOK and Katsuyori Shibata
  • Kazuchika Okada def. Cristiano Argento
  • Mariah May def. Anna Jay
  • Samoa Joe def. Dustin Rhodes | AEW World Title Eliminator

AEW Dynamite Ticket Sales

  • AEW Dynamite Location: Charleston Coliseum (Charleston, West Virginia)
  • AEW Dynamite tickets distributed: 2,971
  • AEW Dynamite tickets available: 341

CM Punk Vs. Jack Perry and AEW | PTB

AEW Dynamite Winners and Ratings

Swerve Strickland fights with Samoa Joe

Wisely, AEW didn’t start their show with the exclusive footage from AEW All In. That will most likely be saved for the main event, so the small, niche internet audience interested in it will have to wait.

Samoa Joe’s match against Dustin Rhodes was set to kick off Dynamite, but Joe was jumped by Swerve Strickland who did a number on the AEW World Champion. The AEW announcing team had to work as if they were caught off guard and the show schedule was shifted.

Swerve vs. Joe Brawl Rating: B

Adam Copeland Def. Penta El Zero Miedo

Penta El Zero Miedo came out, (kayfabe) unprepared to face Adam Copeland so early in the series.

Coming out of the break, a map was superimposed on the screen. I don’t think this is a situation comparable to WWE’s cryptic vignette in Raw After Mania. This seemed like a legitimate mistake on the part of AEW production. Time will tell us.

Fans chanted “Let’s go Adam” as Penta El Zero Miedo remained in charge.

There was a 20-minute countdown to the much-hyped Young Bucks segment around 5:18 p.m. PST. Excalibur said the countdown could change given this match’s 30-minute time limit.

Penta El Zero Miedo won most of this match – at one point Excalibur referred to him as “the leader” – which made it all the less surprising when he lost.

After Copeland won, Brody King crashed the match to attack Copeland. This built up to The House of Black’s showdown with Copeland, Eddie Kingston and Jay Briscoe at AEW Dynasty.

In what is quickly becoming AEW’s funniest gimmick, Katsuyori Shibata used a translator to ask Renée Paquette “what’s her problem?” following a promo from Chris Jericho. Shibata then used this same translator to complete Paquette’s necklace.

Images of The Young Bucks Air CM Punk vs. Jack Perry from AEW All In

The Young Bucks approached the infamous Brawl In with imagery as real as the glass that instigated that fight. Nick Jackson said The Young Bucks were distracted by what happened behind the scenes, which is why they lost to FTR at All In. They referred to Jack Perry as the scapegoat. Matt Jackson said if you don’t like Jack Perry, that’s a problem with you. Without mentioning CM Punk’s name, they stated that the individual who fought with Perry was friends with FTR.

The Young Bucks released the footage, and as many expected, it was a bit more of a fight than CM Punk let on, but not enough that Tony Khan should have feared for his life. Punk told Ariel Helwani, “I didn’t hit anyone, I just choked someone a little.” That’s basically what happened, although Punk threw a punch or two.

Following the footage, FTR cut a similar pro-AEW promo to Copeland last week. To their credit, the band was ultimately able to get the fans on their side despite the awkward energy in the arena. If there’s one good thing I can say about this inside baseball angle, it’s that AEW has done its best to incorporate it into a current storyline between The Young Bucks and FTR.

Young Bucks presents CM Punk vs. Footage Rating: F

Shane Taylor Promotions Def. LionHOOK and Katsuyori Shibata

Will Ospreay cut a solid promo in which he continued to talk about the amount of wrestling we’re going to see between him and Bryan Danielson at AEW Dynasty. He once again called AEW “where the best wrestling is.” If only this match had a real human story beyond two men rolling around a mat.

Katsuyori Shibata had this match under control by trapping Lee Moriarty in a Sleeper Hold. But due to an argument between Chris Jericho and HOOK, Shane Taylor broke the hold and Moriarty was able to find an opening and win the match.

STP vs. LionHOOK and Shibata Grade: B-

Kazuchika Okada Def. Cristiano Argento

It was a squash match where Kazuchika Okada won easily. After the match, Okada accepted the PAC challenge. PAC confronted Okada, but the Young Bucks entered the ring to the tune of “CM Punk” chants. That’s right, these heels messed around and booked CM Punk as the top babyface in the company.

The Young Bucks pulled the EVP trigger on PAC. No one really cared since much of the heat was directed towards CM Punk. It didn’t help that the crowd was small.

I wonder how many casual fans actually think this is setting up Punk’s return, because trust me when I say he won’t be returning to AEW anytime soon. Punk will return to the WWE ring before returning to AEW and the man is currently out with a serious triceps injury. What a mess.

Kazuchika Okada vs. Cristiano Argento Grade: C

Mariah May Def. Anna Jay

Toni Storm and Thunder Rosa had a champagne toast which ended with Storm throwing champagne in Rosa’s face and beating her.

Mariah May and Anna Jay went back and forth, and in the end, May defeated Jay with a rollup. After the match, Mina Shirakawa poured champagne into Mariah May’s mouth and kissed her again.

Backstage, following an interview with Mercedes Mone, the lights went out and Mone was attacked. I have a strong feeling this was directed by Kris Statlander.

Mariah May vs. Anna Jay Rating: B

Samoa Joe Def. Dustin Rhodes

AEW went picture-in-picture, and by the time they came out of it, Rhodes was in quite a mess.

Near the end of the match, Rhodes brought out the AEW Championship, teasing a disqualification. Rhodes came to his senses and threw the belt aside, leading to a Cross Rhodes. Surprisingly, this didn’t result in chants for “Cody.” They just continued to rally behind Dustin.

Whether or not it was AEW trying to capitalize on the Cody Rhodes storyline, Dustin worked his tail off in a violent match against Samoa Joe.

Samoa Joe won by blasting Dustin Rhodes with the championship belt behind the referee’s back. After the match, a furious Swerve Strickland attacked Joe again as Samoa Joe ran away like Jack Perry after his backstage fight with Punk.

Samoa Joe vs. Dustin Rhodes Grade: B+

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