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AEW Dynamite New Year’s Smash 2024 Results: Winners, Live Grades, Highlights and More

AEW Dynamite New Year’s Smash 2024 Results: Winners, Live Grades, Highlights and More

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    Credit: All Elite Wrestling

    MJF and Samoa Joe are set for fight Sunday at World’s End, the previous’s AEW World Championship at stake, however initially they needed to exist together Wednesday night on an unique “New Year’s Smash” edition of Dynamite.

    The champ and his No. 1 competitor unified to safeguard the Ring of Honor World Tag Team Championship versus the mystical, enigmatic Devil’s masked guys.

    Were the opponents able to remain on the exact same page enough time to make the win or did The Devil’s mind video games and controls show worthwhile?

    Discover with this wrap-up of a program that likewise included the endings of the Continental Classic Gold and Blue leagues.

Match Card

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    Revealed in advance of the program were:

    • Continental Classic Gold League Final: Jon Moxley vs. Swerve Strickland vs. “Switchblade” Jay White
    • Continental Classic Blue League Final: Eddie Kingston vs. Bryan Danielson
    • Ring of Honor World Tag Team Championship Match: MJF and Samoa Joe vs. The Devil’s Masked Men
    • Adam Copeland and Christian Cage take a seat interview with Lexy Nair
    • Kris Statlander vs. Skye Blue
    • Renee Paquette interview with Mariah May

Gold League Final: Jon Moxley vs. Swerve Strickland vs. Jay White

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    Credit: All Elite Wrestling

    Jon Moxley beat Swerve Strickland and “Switchblade” Jay White at the top of Wednesday’s program, cashing his ticket to World’s End Saturday night.

    The previous world champ got rid of a knee injury to outlive his 2 challengers, each of whom took their chance ats his hurt joint. As he has actually done numerous times, Moxley revealed grit and persistence en path to pinning White following the Death Rider.

    The match was rather excellent and seemed like a pay-per-view quality centerpiece to kick things off. The energy existed, the crowd was red-hot, and the contenders brought aggressiveness to their efficiencies.

    With that stated, it is tough not to seem like Moxley was the least intriguing option to win here.

    Sure, he is among the faces of the business and among the most embellished rivals in the history of AEW, however he wins more than he does not and both White and Strickland have actually been trending upwards.

    It would not have actually done any damage whatsoever for Mox to drop the match.

    A minimum of it establishes a fascinating Blue League Final in between Bryan Danielson and Eddie Kingston, both of whom have their own history with the Gold League winner.

    Outcome

    Moxley beat Strickland and White

    Grade

    B+

    Leading Moments and Takeaways

    • Strickland cut a post-match discount in which he challenged Keith Lee to a match Saturday at World’s End.

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