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AEW Rampage New Year's Smash Live Results - Rampage Updates & Highlights (31st December 2021)

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJan 01, 2022 04:07 GMT

Will we have a new Champion crowned tonight?

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04:07 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Thanks for joining Sportskeeda for your live AEW Rampage coverage. We hope you enjoyed the show and wish everyone a happy 2022.

04:01 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

04:00 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Both men land roundhouse kicks before Cody hits a Cody Cutter. He goes for the cover but it's only a nearfall. Cody locks in a Figure 4 but Page reverses it forcing him to break the hold. Page gets a two-count off a jackknife cover. He goes for the Ego's Edge but Cody grabs his leg. Cody then hits two Cross Rhodes' followed by a Tiger Driver 98 for the win.

Cody Rhodes def. Ethan Page

03:57 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Both men were on the top rope. Page hit Cody Rhodes with a powerslam but it wasn't enough for the three count. Fans chants "This is awesome" as both men got back on their feet and traded strikes.

03:55 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Ethan Page rolled Cody out to ringside and Scorpio Sky laid in a few shots on him. Arn Anderson stopped him in his tracks and Dustin Rhodes came out to even the odds. In the ring, Cody hit the Cross Rhodes but it wasn't enough to put Ethan Page away.

03:54 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Ethan Page is feeling his leg. Cody's plan is working. Ethan Page hits Cody with a back bodydrop and then a DDT for a two count.

03:53 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Ethan Page quickly fought back and sent Cody face-first into the mat. He followed it up with a running shoulder tackle and then a series of right hands.

03:52 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

03:51 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Back in the ring, Cody Rhodes was back in control. We started to work on Ethan Page's left leg.  Cody hit a Dragon Screw before locking in a Figure 4 Leglock.

03:47 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Strong start by Cody Rhodes but Dan Lambert grabbed his leg from ringside. This gave Ethan Page an opening but Cody Rhodes was soon back in control. Cody went for the Cross Rhodes on the apron but Ethan Page blocked it and hit a flying shoulder tackle. Page the sent Cody head first into the ringpost.

03:44 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

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03:43 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Cody Rhodes (C) vs Ethan Page [for the AEW TNT Championship]​

Cody Rhodes got a mixed reaction on his entrance, coming down to the ring with Arn Anderson. Ethan Page had Dan Lambert and Scorpio Sky at ringside.

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Tay Conti and Penelope Ford were on the apron. Conti hit Ford with a Piledriver through another table set up at ringside. Anna Jay, who had barbed wire wrapped around her arm, locked in the Queenslayer on The Bunny and forced her to tap out.

Tay Conti and Anna Jay def. The Bunny and Penelop Ford

03:31 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Anna Jay fought back and both women ended up on the top rope. Anna Jay then hit The Bunny with a superplex from the top rope and right into the thumbtacks. That wasn't even enough to end the match as Penelope Ford broke up the count.

03:30 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Back from the commercial break, Anna Jay tried to lock in the Queenslayer on The Bunny. The Bunny used her ring awareness well and sent Jay through the table in the corner. Out at ringside, Penelope Ford sent Tay Conti head first into a table. The Bunny took out a canvas bag from under the ring and spread thumbtacks in the middle of the ring.

03:28 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

03:25 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Both The Bunny and Tay Conti were busted open. Bunny and Ford set up a table in the ring and a number of chairs. Anna Jay almoost broke The Bunny in half with a suplex through two chairs.

03:24 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Penelope Ford and The Bunny vs Tay Conti and Anna Jay

Tay Conti tossed a trash can at The Bunny's head as they made their entrance. Ford then caught Tay Conti with a pump kick and set her up on a table at ringside. Ford the headed to the top rope and hit a moonsault out to ringside.

03:20 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Taz is on next to explain Hook's technique. Taz walks us through a number of Hook's moves including the Kata Ha Jime which is now called the Redrum.

03:18 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

03:17 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Andrade El Idolo's music hit after the match and it distracted Sting and Darby Allin. Bowens then hit Sting with the boombox as Caster left Darby Allin laying.

03:16 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Back in the ring, Darby Allin headed to the top rope and hit the Coffin Drop. That was enough to put Bowens away.

Darby Allin def. Anthony Bowens

03:14 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Darby Allin dumps Bowens out of the ring again and goes for a dive. Caster gets on the apron to block it. Sting pulls him down and sends him crashing ito the barricade. Bowens spends too much time trash talking Sting before getting back in the ring and is hit with a Code Red. Bowens rolls out again and this time Darby takes him down with a dive.

03:12 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Bowens has Darby Allin perched on the top rope. Darby pushes him off and goes for a coffin drop but Bowens recovers and make his lose his footing just on time. Bowens with a twisting DDT draped off the top rope but it's not enough to put Darby Allin away.

03:10 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Back from the commercial, Darby Allin is back on top. Darby tries a couple of cradles but only gets a two count. Darby with a headbutt but Bowens hits back with a nasty chop followed by a superkick.

03:08 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

03:08 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Max Caster gets on the apron for the distraction but Darby knocks him off. Bowens takes advantage and sends Darby face-first into the ringpost before crumpling in a heap at ringside. It's all Bowens as we head into commercial.

03:06 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Darby Allin vs Anthony Bowens

A strong start to the match from Darby Allin. He forces Anthony Bowens out of the ring early. Bowens comes back in and hits some heavy strikes to the former TNT Champion.

03:03 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Rampage kicks off with Anthony Bowens taking on Darby Allin.

03:03 (GMT)1 JAN 2022

Welcome to Sportskeeda's coverage of AEW Rampage. Before we start, a happy new year to everyone watching.

13:46 (GMT)31 DEC 2021

Tonight's special episode of AEW Rampage will see Cody Rhodes defend his AEW TNT Championship against Ethan Page. Dan Lambert and The Men Of The Year have been critical of the American Nightmare and they could pull off an upset tonight.

Will Cody walk out with the title still in his hands?

Apart from this, Tay Conti and Anna Jay will look to end their feud with The Bunny and Penelope Ford in a Street Fight while Darby Allin will square off with Anthony Bowens.. 
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