AEW Collision results: Eight-man tag main event, Darby Allin vs. Lance Archer, Swerve Strickland vs. AR Fox

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AEW Collision aired live from the Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas.

They’re back!

The opening promos are back, and FTR opened the show with Big Bill and Ricky Starks, Jake Roberts and Lance Archer, Darby Allin, and Swerve following up. However, before Swerve could get his promo out, he was attacked by AR Fox, leading to the theme song.


And AR FOX isn’t wasting any time!#AEWCollision LIVE on TNT starts now!@ARealFoxx | @Swerveconfident

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

Swerve Strickland vs. AR Fox

Fox threw Strickland onto the ramp to start the show, with the pair eventually making their way to the ring for their match to start. As you’d expect from these two, there was plenty of back-and-forth action with high-flying moves. Before long, The Gates of Agony made their way to the ringside. The match went to a PiP break, and Swerve controlled the action throughout.

Game-changing move by Swerve Strickland!

Watch #AEWCollision LIVE on TNT!@swerveconfident | @ARealFoxx

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

After returning from break, AR Fox started getting his offense in, landing an impressive DDT into a twisting vertical suplex. He quickly sprang to the top rope and landed a 450 on Swerve for a near fall. Eventually, Swerve got control of the match and went to the top rope for a double foot stomp to get the win.

After the match, The Gates of Agony and Swerve circled Fox, but before they could attack, FTR came out to help AR Fox. From there, a brawl broke out, and once the heels had the advantage, Big Bill and Ricky Starks came out and got in on the beatdown. From there, LFI ran down, and the heels took off. When FTR extended their hands to shake with the members of LFI, they walked away, disinterested in exchanging pleasantries. 

Gates of Agony, Starks & Big Bill collide with FTR & LFI before they meet tonight in the main event!

Watch #AEWCollision LIVE on TNT!@starkmanjones | @TheCaZXL | @ToaLiona | @thekaun | @CashWheelerFTR | @DaxFTR | @Pres10Vance | @rushtoroblanco

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

MJF and BCG promo

MJF cut a promo about Jay White being a pretender and a nobody. He said Jay White only pinned him because he used his whole faction to distract him.

Following the 8-Man Tag Team Main Event last week on #AEWDynamite, #AEW World & #ROH World Tag Team Champion MJF absolutely unloads on Jay White as they get ready to battle at #AEWFullGear LIVE on PPV on November 18th!

Watch #AEWCollision LIVE on TNT!@The_MJF

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

From there, they cut to Bullet Club Gold chanting, “Jay pinned MJF.” Jay reminded everyone that he pinned MJF and said he’d do it again at Full Gear.

#BulletClubGold celebrated like only they can after Jay White PINNED #AEW World Champion MJF last week!

Switchblade will return WEDNESDAY on #AEWDynamite LIVE at 8/7c on TBS with an #AEW World Title Eliminator match!@JayWhiteNZ | #JuiceRobinson | @theaustingunn | @coltengunn

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

Kip Sabian and The Workhorsemen

Kip Sabian is angry that Mark Briscoe attacked him and challenged Briscoe to a match against himself and The Workhorsemen.

After Mark Briscoe attacked Kip Sabian 2 weeks ago at #AEWRampage, a furious Sabian, along with #TheWorkhorsemen, challenge Briscoe and any 2 partners he can find to a Trios match TONIGHT on #AEWCollision LIVE on TNT!@TheKipSabian | @Antnyhenry | @RealJDDrake | @SussexCoChicken

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

Roddy promo and The Kingdom squash

Roderick Strong came to the ring screaming, “Dasha,” as she introduced The Kingdom. He talked about neck health and Adam Cole. From there, The Kingdom won a squash match with a spike piledriver.

After the match, Strong made a brief, miraculous recovery to land a flying knee, and he immediately collapsed. 

It's an #AEWCollision miracle!

Watch #AEWCollision LIVE on TNT!#TheKingdom @MattTaven | @RealMikeBennett | @roderickstrong

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

Mark Briscoe promo

Mark Briscoe starts to cut a promo, and FTR walks in, saying they will team with him. Briscoe said he has partners and that FTR doesn’t need to be his partner. Lexi asked him who his partners were, and he said he couldn’t disclose. 

.@SussexCoChicken is back… and it seems he won't be alone against the… "Sex Stallions" tonight on #AEWCollision

— AEW on TV (@AEWonTV) November 5, 2023

Lance Archer vs. Darby Allin

In a rare occurrence, Lance Archer entered without tossing his opponent to the ring and beating them up on the way down. That is, of course, because he faced Darby Allin. Archer controlled the early portion of the match until he tried his own version of Old School, which backfired when Darby Allin crotched him on the top rope. Allin’s control didn’t last long, as the competitors ended up outside the ring. Once outside, Archer threw Darby down the ramp as the show went to commercial.

Lance Archer continues to throw Darby Allin around on the outside!

Watch #AEWCollision LIVE on TNT!@DarbyAllin | @LanceHoyt

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

Archer kept control throughout the break, but Darby found a brief moment of control once the show returned. It didn’t last long, as Archer hit a big step-up knee in the corner to regain the upper hand. Shortly after, he choke-slammed Allin over the top rope onto the apron in a painful-looking spot. Jake Roberts tried to use the skateboard to hit Allin, but the referee caught him and threw him out of the ringside area. Shortly after, Darby and Archer were on the top rope, with Archer going for another slam. Allin countered with a sunset bomb for the finish.

Jake Roberts returned with a microphone, introducing his new crew of Vincent and Dutch. Archer got back up, grabbed Darby, and hit him with a Blackout, leaving him down.

"Jake Roberts is building an army!" – @realkevinkelly
The Righteous, Jake Roberts & Lance Archer!

Watch #AEWCollision LIVE on TNT!@LanceHoyt | @JakeSnakeDDT | @NoNamexVincent | @DEATHxWALKS

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

Skye Blue’s storyline development

Kris Statlander and Willow Nightingale requested time with Skye Blue. Statlander thanked her for choosing the right side, and Blue said she only helped them because she had Willow’s back.

Things are still very rocky between Skye Blue and TBS Champion Kris Statlander!

Watch #AEWCollision LIVE on TNT!@callmekrisstat | @Skyebyee | @willowwrestles

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

Swerve and Alex Abrahantes promo

Swerve is cutting a promo, and Alex Abrahantes comes in and challenges Swerve to a match on the next episode of AEW Dynamite on Penta’s behalf. Swerve accepts.

Alex Abrahantes, on behalf of Penta El Zero Miedo, challenges Swerve Strickland THIS WEDNESDAY on #AEWDynamite LIVE on TBS!@swerveconfident vs @PENTAELZEROM!

Let's go!

Watch #AEWCollision LIVE on TNT!@ontheairalex | @SwerveConfident | @PENTAELZEROM

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

69 Day

Max Caster rapped some fairly non-controversial lines on his way to the ring. Daddy Ass took the mic, acknowledging some of the funny signs. They had pink streamers celebrating their 69 days as champions. 

From there, Bowens took the mic, saying The Acclaimed is fired up. He introduced a surprise for Max Caster, which was MJF on the big screen, saying it was pretty cool that Caster took the bullet for him Wednesday. MJF said he is starting to like The Acclaimed. 

Bowens & Daddy Ass has a special surprise for Max Caster!

Watch #AEWCollision LIVE on TNT!@PlatinumMax | @Bowens_Official | @RealBillyGunn | @The_MJF

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

Finally, Caster took the mic, thanking them for the gift. He thanked the fans and said their 69 trophy goes out to all the fans. He talked about 69ing again and again. Daddy Ass wants to know how he’s going to 69 everyone in the arena. The crowd erupted into “Oh, scissor me, Daddy” chants. 

Dalton Castle and The Boys interrupted and grabbed the 69 trophy, handing it to Dalton Castle. He threw the trophy on the ground, which led to a brawl between the two teams.

The Acclaimed vs. Dalton Castle and The Boys

An impromptu match for the Trios Titles broke out. The match was mostly chaos leading to the first commercial break, but it eventually settled down and looked more like a traditional six-man match after the break. 

After Dalton and The Boys got some offense in, The Acclaimed hit the mic drop for the finish. 


Watch #AEWCollision LIVE on TNT!@PlatinumMax | @Bowens_Official | @RealBillyGunn | @theDALTONcastle | @TateTwinBrandon | @TateTwinBrent

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

Andrade El Idolo

Andrade said he would give his answer to CJ next week face-to-face.

Next week on #AEWCollision, Andrade El Idolo will answer CJ Perry, face-to-face, on whether he will accept The Hot and Flexible One’s managerial services!!👀

Watch #AEWCollision LIVE on TNT!@AndradeElIdolo | @TheCJPerry

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

Kip Sabian and The Workhorsemen vs. Mark Briscoe, Dustin Rhodes, and Keith Lee

Briscoe’s partners were revealed to be Dustin Rhodes and Keith Lee as they took on Kip Sabian and The Workhorsemen. The heels attacked right as the bell rang, with Kip and Mark starting the match as the official first competitors.

Dustin Rhodes, Mark Briscoe & Keith Lee with a non-stop attack!

Watch #AEWCollision LIVE on TNT!@TheKipSabian | @Antnyhenry | @RealJDDrake | @dustinrhodes | @RealKeithLee | @SussexCoChicken

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

After landing some offense, the heels got control of Briscoe, keeping him separated from his corner.  It didn’t last long, as he made the hot tag, only to be tagged back in himself for the win.

Mark Briscoe promo

Mark Briscoe said he smells gold in those hills. He called out Jay White for a match on Dynamite with the title shot on the line. 

Mark Briscoe, coming off his victory tonight, is challenging #BulletClubGold's Jay White THIS WEDNESDAY on #AEWDynamite LIVE on TBS with the #AEW World Champion Title Shot at #AEWFullGear on the line!

Watch #AEWCollision LIVE on TNT!@SussexCoChicken | @JayWhiteNZ

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

Willow Nightingale vs. Emi Sakura

This match started off a little clunky, and the pair had difficulty getting on the same page for a bit. Once it got going, Sakura landed a cross-body while Willow was seated against the steps. Willow had control going into the first commercial break, during which she tried to lock a Willow in a surfboard, but Willow’s strength was too much.

Willow landed a Death Valley Driver outside the ring. She followed up with a missile dropkick for a near fall.

Big time shotgun dropkick from Willow Nightingale!

Watch #AEWCollision LIVE on TNT!@EmiSakura_gtmv | @willowwrestles

— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 5, 2023

The pair went into a series of pinning combinations, and neither could lock up the win. However, Willow Nightingale was able to hit a Doctor Bomb on Sakura for a three count.

More to follow…