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5 Big Takeaways from AEW Dynamite - May 3, 2023: Will it be 'Winner-Take-All' at Double or Nothing?


This week's edition of AEW Dynamite came to us LIVE from the southern wrestling city of Baltimore, Maryland, known for its prominence in the days of Jim Crockett Promotions. However, it was a night that saw the stars of 2023 shine as the company prepares for its huge Double or Nothing Event on May 28.

We're still a few weeks away, but some big matches on that card are already taking shape, including figuring out who would actually be in the main event for the World title. The main event of the night would feature a tag team match where both Jungle Boy and Darby Allin could force a four-way match for the gold if they defeated MJF and Sammy Guevara.

So, that was the overlying theme of this week's program. However, there was plenty of action and intrigue to go around. The women's division saw a major development, The feud between Chris Jericho and Adam Cole grew hotter, and several other running issues were addressed.

Without further adieu, here are five moments that really stood out on this week's fast-paced episode of AEW Dynamite:

#1 - The game's ultimate leadoff hitter starts things off

The opening segment of Dynamite just seems to belong to Orange Cassidy. And the fans don't seem to mind him kicking things off as his mere presence lives the mood in the arena.

After a great bout last week that saw them fight off post-match attackers, OC and Bandido decided to team up this week. Using the old 'mutual respect' gimmick as their bond, they would face members of the Jericho Appreciation Society.