Hikaru Shida and Toni Storm paired up to face Britt Baker and Jamie Hayter on the penultimate AEW Dynamite before to All Out. The match took held at 8:40 p.m. ET, a noticeable shift from the typical 9:30 p.m. ET time slot before the main event.
These four were physically aggressive from bell to bell with just 10 minutes to show up and show out, with Hayter absorbing some particularly hard hits. In the end, Hikaru Shida pinned Baker for the victory and added momentum heading into All Out.
In a four-way fight to determine the interim AEW Women’s World Champion, Storm, Shida, Baker, and Hayter will square off on Sunday.
Athena will compete against TBS Champion Jade Cargill in All Out. On this Friday’s episode of AEW Rampage, however, Mark Henry will do an exclusive interview with the two before their confrontation.
Ruby Soho and Ortiz will attempt to exact revenge on Tay Melo and Sammy Guevara in a mixed tag team rematch during the live Rampage.