AEW Dynamite Jan 18
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AEW Dynamite Results (1/18/23): Bryan Danielson vs. Bandido, The Young Bucks Compete

All Elite Wrestling delivered a star-studded card with the January 18 episode of AEW Dynamite.

Bryan Danielson faced Bandido on the show, and Top Flight took on the Young Bucks. Plus, Darby Allin defended the TNT Championship against KUSHIDA, Ricky Starks battled Jake Hager, Willow Nightingale clashed with Toni Storm, and more.

The results are as follows:

An on-screen graphic acknowledges the passing of ROH Tag Team Champion Jay Briscoe.

AEW All-Atlantic Championship: Orange Cassidy (c) vs. Jay Lethal

Jeff Jarret, Sonjay Dutt, and Satnam Singh were banned from ringside before the show. The bell rings, and Jarrett, Singh, and Dutt come through the crowd. They take a seat, clearly planning on watching the match from the front row. Cassidy and Lethal take the fight to each other. Danhausen sneaks up on Jarrett and demands to see their tickets. Trent Beretta and Chuck Taylor are also sitting in the crowd. Cassidy dives onto Lethal on the outside. Lethal gains the upper hand and grounds the champion. He continues to control the action as he drives Cassidy into the apron. Lethal sends Cassidy heads-first into the ring post. Lethal does the Jarrett strut and taunts the crowd. He maintains the advantage, but Cassidy evades multiple elbow drops by rolling out of the way. The champion rallies and hits a Stun-dog Millionaire. Lethal catches Orange with the Lethal Combination. Cassidy walks away from the Lethal Injection, but Lethal hits a second attempt. Dutt and Jarrett argue with the Best Freinds. Danhausen steals Jarrett’s guitar and starts playing. Orange drills Lethal with an Orange Punch for the win.

Winner and still AEW All-Atlantic Champion: Orange Cassidy 

The Best Friends celebrate with Cassidy. Singh enters the ring and goes to double chokeslam Beretta and Taylor, but Dutt stops him. Dutt also stops Jarrett from hitting Cassidy with his guitar, as Dutt would get fired if he did. Dutt finally convinces his group to walk away.

A video package hypes up Darby Allin’s match with KUSHIDA.

The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) vs. Top Flight (Dante & Darius Martin)

Nick and Dante start the bout and feel each other out. They trade fast-paced counters. Nick eats a roundhouse kick and tags Matt. The Bucks evade a double-team and take control by teaming up on Darius. Matt and Nick isolate Dante and squash a rally attempt. They hit a double-team move on Dante, who perseveres and tags Darius. With a flurry of offense, Darius gains momentum and gains the upper hand. He dives onto Nick on the outside. Darius gets a two count with a diving crossbody. Dante dives onto Nick on the outside. Darius and Dante hit an acrobatic powerbomb, but Nick breaks up the pin. The Bucks take control again, and Nick gets a Destroyer for a two count. Matt and Nick hit a Doomsday Destroyer for another two count. The Bucks go for a double-team move,  but Darius rolls Matt up for the upset win.

WinnersTop Flight (Dante & Darius Martin)

The Acclaimed are scheduled to speak, but The Gunns come out instead. They say they are the best tag team in the world. The Gunns recall how The Acclaimed embarrassed them last week. The duo claimed that they made The Acclaimed popular, as they even gave them their dad. The Acclaimed came out, and The Gunns try to stop them from rapping, but Caster powers through. Caster says they only got jobs because their dad works there. The two teams brawl, and Billy Gunn breaks it up. Billy says he’s tired of this, and he tells The Acclaimed to act like champions. Billy says they’re going to hash it out next week.

In an interview with Renee Paquette, Hangman Page says he feels fine in the aftermath of his win over Jon Moxley. Page says he did what he said he would do by knocking Moxley out cold to win the match, and he’d happily do it again. Hangman hints at having tough conversations and mending fences. When asked, Paquette says Moxley will dust himself off and get back up.

Ricky Starks vs. Jake Hager (with the Jericho Appreciation Society) 

Hager overpowers Starks early on and mocks his signature pose. He puts his hat on, but Starks fights back. He puts the hat on and goes for a rope-walk arm drag. Hager pulls him down, but Starks counters a slam. Starks slips through the turnbuckles when Hager tries to slam him into the ring post. Hager slams Starks into the barricade. Matt Menard kicks Starks when he’s down. Hager continues to control the action. Starks rallies and evades a powerbomb. He attacks Menard and Angelo Parker. Starks hits a springboard crossbody and plants Hager with a tornado DDT. Hager accidentally collides with Parker, and Starks gets the win with a Spear.

Winner: Ricky Starks

Starks escapes when the JAS tries to attack him after the match.

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