“Collision” by All Elite Wrestling (taped: November 10, 2023)
Location: Oakland Arena, Oakland, California, USA
First broadcast date: November 11, 2023
Spectators: approximately 4,200
The show begins as usual with short interviews. Preston Vance and Rush clearly express their ambitions for the Tag Team Championship. Don Callis predicts that Hobbs will put someone “in the ground.” Daniel Garcia is not discouraged by defeats; he plans to turn every negative situation into a positive one and triumph over Andrade’s broken body. And Andrade will give CJ Perry his answer, now!
“It’s Saturday, you know what that means!” – this is how commentators Tony Schiavone and Nigel McGuinness welcome spectators at the Oakland Arena in Oakland, California, to a new edition of “AEW Collision”.
Andrade El Idolo (w/CJ Perry) won against Daniel Garcia via submission in a Figure Eight.
Match time: 3.45pm
-Miro witnessed both Andrade’s entrance and the match backstage.
– During the match it was announced that “Collision” would air in a three-hour block with Rampage next Friday.
Nick Wayne (with TNT Champion Christian Cage and Luchasaurus) won against Dalton Castle via pinfall after a cutter from the corner of the ring.
– Luchasarus tried to interfere in the match, but Brandon and Brent Tate stopped him, so the two were eliminated by himself.
Match time: 06:35
Backstage, “Hangman” Adam Page talks about Swerve. Swerve could have taken Page’s place, but he decided to make the biggest mistake of his life by invading Page’s territory. At Full Gear, Page says that he will lead Swerve into the depths of hell in a Texas Deathmatch. Page gives Swerve some advice for next week: make the most of the time he has left. Because at Full Gear Page he not only intends to win, but also to make a drastic gesture on Swerve’s grave.
La Faccion Ingobernable (Dralistico & Rush) won against The WorkHorsemen (Anthony Henry & JD Drake) via pinfall from Rush to JD Drake after the Bull’s Horns.
Match time: 08:25
The light in the hall goes out and the House of Black appears in a video segment. They announce their claim to the AEW World Tag Team Championship and announce that they will have the LFI come after them. Brody King says it clearly: “The enemy of our enemy is now our enemy!” Julia Hart talks about Willow Nightingale and Skye Blue repeatedly rejecting her gift. She announces that if she defeats Willow tonight, she will expect Kris Statlander to defend her TBS championship against her again at Full Gear.
Kris Statlander and Willow Nightingale are with Lexy Nair for an interview. Kris Statlander confirms that he will defend his TBS Championship at Full Gear in a triple threat match. Tonight’s match between Willow Nightingale and Julia Hart will determine the top challenger, while next week Red Velvet will face Skye Blue for the second place challenger.
Roderick Strong won against Darius Martin via pinfall after End of Heartache.
Match time: 05:52
– Roderick Strong entered the hall in a wheelchair and left in the same wheelchair after the match.
The Reign continues to attack Darius Martin after the game. Martin hits a low blow and an assisted Spike Piledriver. Action Andretti tries to save but can’t do anything.
Tony Khan is backstage with Bryan Danielson. Khan announces that Bryan Danielson will appear on All In next year at the second annual Wembley Show. Additionally, Khan announces the Continental Classic, a tournament whose final will take place during the World’s End pay-per-view event on December 30. Bryan Danielson will be the first participant in this tournament. Danielson chimes in and says this is exactly the kind of tournament he’s wanted to be in his whole life.
Julia Hart won against Willow Nightingale via pinfall after a moonsault.
Match time: 11:56
Lexy Nair interviews tag team champions Ricky Starks and Big Bill backstage. They stress that they don’t want to be bothered by any of the teams targeting them and firmly state that they will never compete against them. But Lexy informs them that Tony Khan has already decided that they will compete against all three Full Gear teams: LFI, FTR, and House of Black. Despite this surprising turn of events, Ricky Starks remains confident and announces his goal to become the longest reigning tag team champion in AEW history.
Paul Wight goes on commentary for the next match.
The powerful Hobbs won against Titus Alexander via pinfall after a spinebuster.
Match duration: 0:55
-Throughout the match, Hobbs had tried to maintain eye contact with Paul Wight.
After the game, Don Callis takes the microphone to boo loudly. He proclaims that the Don Callis Family is the best family group in wrestling, bigger than the Briscoes, the Harts or the Von Erichs. He announces that the family will soon fight in “Like a Dragon Street Fight”. Callis recalls the match between Powerhouse Hobbs and Chris Jericho, in which Jericho was dominated. Jericho then asked for help from his last friend in the world, Paul Wight. Callis scoffs that only a fool would oppose the Don Callis family and says that it is not too late for Paul Wight to retire. He claims to see a frightened giant in front of him and boasts that he has already destroyed two giants in his career and is ready to do it again. As he tells Hobbs to take out Wight, Paul Wight stands up, ready to fight. The mighty Hobbs and Don Callis then retreat.
Lexy Nair conducts another interview, this time with the FTR team. They claim to be back on the right track. Dax points out that the other teams’ distractions are irrelevant. Their only goal is to regain the AEW Tag Team Championships.
Six-man team match
Adam Copeland, Darby Allin and Sting won against Lance Archer (with Jake Roberts) and The Righteous (Dutch and Vincent) via pinfall on Vincent by Adam Copeland after a spear.
Match time: 4.20pm
After the match, Christian Cage, Nick Wayne and Luchasaurus come out again to pin down their opponents at “Full Gear”. The episode ends with these images.
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