All Elite Wrestling's hugely anticipated debut show "Double Or Nothing" was broadcast live last night (Saturday night, May 25th) on the ITV Box Office channel.
The event, that took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, has offered wrestling fans a major new alternative within the pro wrestling market and provided an audience with plenty of drama as well as physical sporting contests.
Repeats of the show will be running on Sky and Virgin TV until 8am on Monday morning as well as being available on-demand through TV Player and Fite TV for up to a week. For more information, head to www.itvboxoffice.com.
With such a monumental night for pro wrestling now in our rearview, we take a look back at the results from an event that has changed the wrestling business forever.
"Hangman" Adam Page wins the Casino Battle Royale (The Buy In):
Kicking off the night's proceedings on the free-to-air preview show "The Buy In", on ITV4, was the Casino Battle Royale.
"Hangman" Page was the winner of this match and will go on to face the winner of the night's main event, (SPOILERS) Chris Jericho, for the AEW World Championship at a later date.
Following the cancellation of his match with PAC, Page was the surprise last entrant into the match, dubbed "lucky number 21," after he drew the joker card before the opening of the show. In this over-the-top-rope battle royal, he saw off four waves of five competitors that were each determined by the suit they drew from a deck of playing cards.
Amongst the participants that Page saw off was British wrestler, Jimmy Havoc, former WWE star Billy Gunn, Shawn Spears (fka Tye Dillinger), ECW legend Tommy Dreamer and finally the loud-mouthed MJF, who himself had thought he won the match until Page came back steaming through the ropes to eliminate him.
Kip Sabian def. Sammy Guevara (The Buy In):
British wrestler, Kip Sabian, claimed a huge victory on the first ever singles match of All Elite Wrestling. After Guevara attacked Sabian at Friday's weigh-in, the Norwich native looked to get one over on Guevara.
Sabian picked up the win after an attempted 630 splash off the top rope from Guevara hit Sabian's knees. The Brit, a huge Harry Potter fan, then capitalised with his Deathly Hallows finisher for the 3 count.
SoCal Uncensored def. Strong Hearts:
The opening match of the Double Or Nothing PPV on ITV Box Office, saw SCU (Christopher Daniels, Frankie Kazarian and Scorpio Sky) defeat the Japanese representatives from one of AEW's partner companies, Oriental Wrestling Entertainment.
CHIMA, T-Hawk and El Lindaman put up a strong challenge for the trio from Southern California but ultimately, it would be the youngest member of the team, Lindaman, that would concede the pinfall after a devastating "Best Meltzer Ever" from the veterans Daniels and Kazarian for the finish.
Dr Britt Baker def. Kylie Rae, Nyla Rose and Awesome Kong:
This was originally scheduled to be a triple threat match between Dr Britt Baker, Kylie Rae and Nyla Rose until the legendary Awesome Kong was added as a last-minute competitor by Chief Brand Officer, Brandi Rhodes,
With the women's match now a fatal four-way, Kong, star of Netflix series GLOW, wasted no time in getting her hands dirty as she threw her much smaller opponents around the ring.
This great introduction as to what the AEW women's division will be like, came to a close when Britt Baker and Kylie Rae shared a lengthy exchange which culminated in Baker landed an ushigoroshi on Rae for the pin.
Best Friends def. Angelico and Jack Evans:
The first traditional tag team match in All Elite Wrestling dived straight into the action with Evans and Angelico wasting no time in thrilling the audience and viewers at home with their aerial delights.
The finish to the match saw Taylor connect with a wonderfully named Doomsday Sexy Chuckie Knee off the top rope on Evans before the Best Friends combined once more to hit the Tag Team Cruncher on Evans.
It was what followed the match which remains to be the biggest talking point about this one.
The lights went out after the teams shook hands and a duo, known as SSB on the independent scene, appeared with a group of masked minions once the lights came back for a second time to beat them all down.
It seems as though the heel faction will be a part of AEW's plan to push tag team wrestling towards the main event.
Hikaru Shida, Riho and Ryo Mizunami def. Aja Kong, Yuka Sakazaki and Emi Sakura:
Despite the timekeeper ringing the bell for a near fall towards the end of the match, it was Hikaru Shida who was able to remain focused and put away her mentor, Emi Sakura, to score the victory for her team.
This was an excellent showcase of the Joshi wrestling scene that is popular in Japan and will only help bolster the amazing talent on the AEW women's roster.
Cody def. Dustin Rhodes:
A truly incredible match, not just in terms of wrestling psychology or the way in which the story was being told but also because of the level of emotion this was able to generate amongst every fan sucked in by their performance.
Cody and Dustin have met each other in the ring both as partners and foes previously for WWE but this time, for AEW, they had the benefit of being able to perform under their own creative freedom in a match that would certainly make their father, the late Dusty Rhodes, very proud.
Cody bloodied his 50-year-old brother early on in the match which covered the ring in a shade of red which actually helped to further fuel the emotion of this match as it went on.
Following one final Cross Rhodes from Cody to end the match, he grabbed a mic to emotionally state that "I need my older brother".
There wasn't a dry eye in the house once the two shared a loving embrace before heading off up the ramp together.
Bret Hart unveils the AEW world championship:
What was supposed to be a fairly routine presentation of the AEW title was interrupted by the loud-mouthed MJF.
Comedian Jack Whitehall introduced the legendary Bret Hart who made his way to the ring with the title belt hidden inside a bag.
He too then welcomed the winner of the Casino Battle Royale, "Hangman" Page to the ring but was cut short by MJF (Maxwell Jacob Friedman) who wanted to talk some trash to Page and Hart.
As Friedman began to walk to the back, British 'deathmatch' wrestler Jimmy Havoc and Jungle Boy stood in his way and proceeded to take care of him alongside Page.
Whilst the three took MJF out, Bret Hart finally presented the title in the ring.
The Young Bucks retain the AAA World Tag Team Championship against the Lucha Bros:
The only title match on the Double Or Nothing card lived up to the high expectations and delivered what may be considered the best contest of the night.
The aerial ability of all four men and the countless dramatic near falls roared the crowd into a frenzy of excitement by the end with Matt and Nick Jackson combining for a Meltzer Driver on Fenix to keep the titles.
It has to be seen to be believed as to how incredible this match was.
There's still time to catch one of the repeats on ITV Box Office or on-demand via TV Player and FiteTV!
Main Event - Chris Jericho def. Kenny Omega:
Chris Jericho, a legend of the business with spells at WWE, WCW and NJPW, claimed his spot in the future AEW World Championship match against "Hangman" Page by seeing off arguably the best wrestler in the world, Kenny Omega.
Though the match was a thrilling watch, it was what happened next that grabbed all the headlines.
Just after he picked up the win, Jericho grabbed a mic to give thanks to himself for being the main attraction of AEW when former WWE superstar Dean Ambrose, now Jon Moxley, emerged from the crowd to hit Jericho and the referee with his finish - Dirty Deeds.
The charismatic Moxley then proceeded to brawl through the crowd with Kenny Omega before eventually throwing the former IWGP Heavyweight Champion off of the giant poker chips that were placed next to the stage set design.