Z & E vs LAX: Z & E via pinfall
Grado vs Rohit Raju: Grado via pinfall
Drago vs Aerostar vs Taiji Ishimori vs Fantasma: Fantasma via pinfall
Moose vs Kongo Kong: Moose via DQ
Brian Cage vs Sugiura: Brian Cage via pinfall
Pentagon Jr.(c) vs Eli Drake(Impact World Championship): Pentagon Jr. retains via pinfall
Play by Play:
Impact kicked off with Josh Matthews talking about Sami Callhian attacking Impact Wrestling Executive Vice President Don Callis this past week in Toronto. There is a meeting currently being held with the senior officials to decide Callihan’s fate.
Z & E vs LAX:
Z & E make their way to the ring for the match. LAX then makes their way down to the ring for the match. The match starts with both DJZ and Santana in the ring and they go back and forth for a bit followed by both guys hitting the mat but they both get back up with kip ups. DJZ and Santana knock each other to the mat. DJZ and Santana both kip up at the same time. Santana enziguri DJZ. Ortiz tags in and hits a dead body splash on DJZ for a near fall. Everett tags in and hits a dropkick off the top on Ortiz. Arm drag off the second rope to Ortiz. Everett responds with a hurricanrana. Santana and Ortiz land a wheelbarrow cutter on Everett. Everett kicks out. Northern lights suplex by Ortiz. Everett kicks out again. Enziguri by Everett. Everett tags in DJZ.
DJZ hits a splashes on both members of LAX at the same time. DJZ tries to double DDT LAX. Santana and Ortiz counter and superkick DJZ. Everett hits a backflip kick to both members of LAX at the same time. Ortiz powerbombs Everett then hits a DDT. DJ Z DDTs Ortiz. Santana superkicks DJ Z. LAX tries a setup moonsault. Everett gets his knees up. DJZ kicks Ortiz. Everett hits a step up corkscrew press for a near fall. DJZ dives onto Ortiz. Ortiz hits a double under hook suplex on DJ Z. LAX goes for the Street sweeper. DJZ counters into a roll up for the win.
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) May 11, 2018
Winners: Z & E via pinfall
Backstage segment with Grado and Joseph Park. Park is getting Grado warmed up for his first match back and still doesn’t believe that he has a girlfriend. His girlfriend then walks in a he Grado introduces her to Joseph then she leads him to the ring for his match.
Austin Aries says that he did wish Eli Drake luck last week and that he will take his other world title from the winner of the match tonight.
Rohit Raju vs Grado:
Rohit makes his way to the ring for the match. Grado then makes his way to the ring with his new girlfriend Katarina. Rohit attacks Grado from behind and tossed himhim into the corner but Grado fights back and gains control of the match by Irish whipping him into the corner then a couple of jabs and a back body drop. Rohit then gains control of the match again and tries to hit a belly to belly on Grado but struggles to do so and sends him into the corner he then rushes him but Grado gets the boot up. Grand then gets minimal offense in but to no avail as Rohit kicks out Grado’s legs then hits a big knee and gets a nearfall. Rohit then hits a running knee on Grado who is trying to use the ropes in the corner to get up and gets another nearfall on Grado. Rohit then wears down Grado with a chinlock but Grado fights back and gets in some offense to earn a nearfall. Rohit then gets angry and begins to hit Grado with some jabs but it only makes Grado mad as the straps come down. Grado takes to long to follow up on the attack and Rohit hits a swinging neckbreaker for a nearfall. Grado then gains control of the match again and hits a cannonball on Rohit for the win. Post match Katarina comes in the ring and makes out with Grado to celebrate the win.
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) May 11, 2018
Winner: Grado via pinfall
Immediately after Grado’s match we are taken backstage because Jospeh Park has been attacked
A video package is shown showcasing the newest knockout Tessa Blanchard and goes into depth about her, her family, wrestling career, and why she came to Impact Wrestling and why she is the best in the world.
Impact announces their TV Tapings for June 1st and 2nd
McKenzie Mitchell interviews the tag champions Eli Drake and Scott Steiner about Eli cashing in his world title briefcase tonight. Eli says that the tag titles mean a lot to him but he is coming for the world title tonight. He also says that there is a new belt collector now. Steiner says that he wants to help Eli tonight but Eli says that he wants Steiner on the bench tonight. Tension was teased between the two a bit.
Drago vs Aerostar vs Taiji Ishimori vs Fantasma:
Drago makes his way to the ring for the match. Aerostar makes his way to the ring for the match. Taiji Ishimori makes his way to the ring. Finally Fantasma makes his way to the ring for the match. Drago goes for Fantasma but he does and Aerostar catches him with a hurricanrana. The ring then clears and Drago and Aerostar are alone in the ring and go at it. It’s very fast paced with both guys sweeping each other going for the cover which ends in a stalemate. Ishimori and Fantasma come in and clear the ring leaving them alone in the ring. They go at it with Fantasma getting the better of the exchange for a two count. Ishimori then goes to the apron and hits a shoulderblock through the ropes on Fantasma then followed up with a senton which sends him out of the ring. Ishimori follows up with the Golden Moonsault the outside. As we are going to break Drago and Aerostar get back in the match and Aerostar launches himself onto Drago and all four men are down. We are back from break and Aerostar and Ishimori are in the ring and he dodges Taiji who came running at him then takes down Ishimori and goes for the cover but Fantasma breaks it up. Fantasma then goes on the attack on Aerostar then hitting a big boot. As Fanstama was setting up something else Drago comes back in the ring and hits him with a big boot in the face. The match picks up some more Drago Ishimori and Fantasma are in the ring but Fantasma gets driven out of the ring and Taiji goes on the attack of Drago and hits a running knee on him Aerostar comes back in and gains control for a bit and takes out Taiji then goes on the attack of Drago and gets a nearfall on him. Fantasma then comes back in and gains control of the match and gets a nearfall. Ishimori then gains control and hits an inverted flapjack on Fantasma for the pin but it’s broken up. Fast forward some and all four men are down in the ring but Aerostar gets up and dropkicks Taiji out of the ring. Drago then flies over the ropes onto Ishimori. Fantasma then hits the arrow from the depths of hell into Drago then Aerostar flies onto Fantasma. Aerostar and Ishimori get back in the ring and Taiji gets the better of the exchange hitting a gutbuster on him for a nearfall. All men. Are now back in the ring and multiple covers have been broken up but Aersostar and. Fantasma wre eventually left alone in the ring and Fantasma gets the better of the exchange and hits the thrill of the kill for the win.
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) May 11, 2018
Winner: Fantasma via pinfall
As we go to break Eddie Edward’s barges in and interrupts the meeting between senior management to decide Callihan’s future in Impact.
However IMPACT Wrestling is officially washing it's hands of Edwards and Callihan. It's gone too far. If they want to finish it, they can do it somewhere else. pic.twitter.com/IldadQ8wT0
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) May 11, 2018
Back from break Eddie tells the senior management to not fire Eddie even though they wanted to. They agree not to fire Sami but told Eddie to get his revenge on Sami anywhere but at the Impact Zone and they are done with this blood feud.
— The DRAW (@TheSamiCallihan) May 11, 2018
Moose vs Kongo Kong:
Collar and elbow tie up between the two with Kong getting the better of the tie up and pushing Moose into the corner. Moose then side steps and puts Kong in the corner and lays in the jabs and punches but Kong gains the control of the match again and the match spills to the outside. Moose rains control of the match and hits a big uppercut on Kong then slides back in the ring. Moose then comes back out breaking the count and hits a big boot on Kong. Kong then gains control of the match by countering an Irish whip and sends Moose into the guardrail and focuses his attack now on the lower back of Moose. Kong towers over Moose as he continues his attack on him. Kongo Kong then locks in a bear hug on Moose to wear him down a bit but Moose hits a big elbow to break it up. Coming off the ropes for a big move Moose gets caught with another bear hug. Moose breaks free and attempts a slam on Kong but to no avail and gets sent into the ring post. Moose then fights back and knocks Kong down to a knee which gets him some needed separation. Moose then gets back up and goes on the offensive and finally get Kong down for the first time in this match and follows up with a senton. Moose looks to finish the match but Jimmy Jacobs who was on the outside for this match his Moose with a steel chair which causes a disqualification in favor of Moose.
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) May 11, 2018
Post match attack that has Moose sending Kong to the outside and Jacob’s keeping Kong at bay with Moose standing tall as we go to break.
Winner: Moose via DQ
Back from break KM is hyping up Fallah Bahh to get him into shape and they show videos of KM training him while he is just sitting around eating.
Brian Cage vs Sugiura:
Sugiura attempts a suplex but Cage counters and hits a delayed vertical suplex then a standing moonsault for a nearfall. Sugiura hits him with strong forearms then they both go on to trade blows followed by a big dropkick. Sugiura goes to the ring apron and hits cage with a shoulderblock but it doesn’t really faze Cage as he grabs him and goes to the middle rope in the corner for a suplex from the apron to the ring for a nearfall. Back in the ring Cage is still in control but his Sugiura gains control with Cage in the corner and lays in with strong forearms. Cage fights back and they meet on the top rope but Cage knocks him down. They then meet again on the middle tope and Cage hits a hurricanrana on him. Sugiura goes for a running knee but it gets caught and Cage hits him with a buckle bomb then another move from his arsenal for a nearfall. Sugiura then begins to fight back and gets a nearfall. Both guys then go back and forth with big shots. Cage gets the better of the exchange and hits a discus clothesline for a nearfall. Cage finally hits the drillclaw for the pinfall victory.
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— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) May 11, 2018
Winner: Brian Cage via pinfall
Allie is shown backstage in the locker room looking in a mirror remembering what happened last week with Rosemary and Su Yung. She then gets a knock on the door and finds a doll waiting for her with a note attached.
Pentagon Jr.(c) vs Eli Drake(Impact World Championship):
Eli Drake makes his way to the ring for the match looking to reclaim the world title. Pentagon Jr. makes his way to the ring to defend his world title as we go to break. Back from break and both guys get in each other faces and trash talk. Pentagon comes off the ropes looking for an attack but Drake counters and stops him with a big bolt and gains control of the match early on. Pentagon then counters and gains control of the match and hits a slingblade for a nearfall. Pentagon looks to hit the same move that broke Aries’ arm but Drake fights free before that could happen. Drake then gains control of Pentagon and lays in the ground and pound with punches to the face. Drake gets Pentagon in the corner and stays on him for a bit but Pentagon gains control and Irish whips Eli into another corner but Eli gets the boot up as Pentagon charges him and then wears him down with a chinlock. Pentagon then fights back and catches Eli with a kick as he was coming off the springboard for a two count. Drake in the corner and Pentagon hits him with a chop then hits a backstabber on Eli as he ducks him going into the corner. Pentagon then hits a superplex for a nearfall. Eli then gains control of the match for a bit and attempts the gravey train but Pentagon counters and eventually hits the Pentagon driver for the win and retains his world title.
2007: Scott Steiner – Unsuccessful
2008: Hernandez – Unsuccessful
2009: Samoa Joe – Unsuccessful
2013: Gunner – Unsuccessful
2015: Austin Aries – Unsuccessful
2016: Drew Galloway – Successful
2018: Eli Drake – Unsuccessful
The Feast or Fired Curse is back with a vengeance. pic.twitter.com/BoPgnM3Z0X
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) May 11, 2018
Winner and STILL Impact World Champion: Pentagon Jr. via pinfall
My Opinion: The show was pretty good at first with the main storyline focus of the show being about Sami Callhian’s attack on Don Callis. So overall it was a good show tonight but the end part felt very rushed to me.
Chris’ IMPACT! Wrestling / Border City Wrestling Motown Showdown Results
IMPACT Wrestling teams up with Border City Wrestling to present Motown Showdown, live on Twitch.tv
- Halal Beefcake d. RJ City & Jake Something – Idris Abraham pinned RJ City after an assisted splash
- Mad Man Fulton d. Movado – pin fall, swinging face buster
- Scarlett Bordeaux d. Gisele Shaw – pin fall, backpack piledriver
- Eli Drake d. Zach Gowen – pin fall, Gravy Train
- Petey Williams d. Ace Austin, Matt Sydal and N8 Mattson – pin fall on Ace Austin, Canadian Destroyer
- Sami Callihan d. Ace Romero – pin fall, roll up while in submission hold.
- Eddie Edwards & Tommy Dreamer d. John Bolen & Johnny Swinger – pin fall, Eddie pins Bolen, DDT
- Kongo Kong d. D-Lo Brown – pin fall, chokeslam
- Johnny Impact d. Moose – pin fall, Starship Pain
IMPACT! / BCW Motown Showdown
Josh Matthews and Scott D’Amore are in the ring to welcome us to Bellville, Michigan for Motown Showdown!
A bigger arena and a larger crowd than they had the last time they did a Twitch special, thats for sure.
RJ City & Jake Something vs. Halal Beefcake [Joe Coleman & Idris Abraham]
RJ grabs a mic and says he wishes they weren’t on Twitch because it needs to be heavily edited because he didn’t get the applause he wanted. RJ asks Jake a question, but won’t let him answer. RJ says they should cut to the point that he hits his finisher and comes back to sing a song for everyone.
Idris Abraham used to be on IMPACT! television and still rocks his very large afro. Coleman comes to the ring with a huge jar of protein powder.
Abraham and RJ City start off in the ring. RJ lets Idris know where he can put his handshake and tags in Jake. Something punches and kicks away before choking Idris with his foot. Jawbreaker by Idris breaks him loose and he tags in Joe. Coleman with a reverse atomic drop, and a couple dropkicks. Something whips Coleman across and City buries a knee in his back. Coleman knocks him off the apron and fights back.
RJ pulls Coleman down in the corner and splits the difference with the ring post, and tags back in. Stomps away and tags back in Joe. Jake holds a chin lock as Joe fights to his feet. RJ tags back in as they assault Joe in the corner. Flatliner by RJ as Joe tries to cross the ring. Coleman comes out of the next corner with a spear.
RJ tags John, Joe tags Idris. Idris off the ropes and hits a flying forearm. Drop toe hold on both men, he calls in Coleman who does push ups off their backs. All four men in the ring fighting now, as Idris picks up Joe for the Celtic Cross! RJ stops a double team move and Jake hits a Blakc Hole Slam on Idris before RJ tags himself back in. Jake decides he has had enough of taking orders and clocks RJ City with a right hand!! Coleman slams Abraham onto RJ City for the 1-2-3!!!
Your winners: Halal Beefcake (pin fall)
- Bound For Glory video package
Mad Man Fulton vs. “The Mysterious” Movado
D’Amore says Fulton is a Sami Callihan protege. He looks like him, but is over 300 pounds!!
The actually misspelled Movado’s name on the graphic to “Mavado”
Fulton over powers Movado in a collar and elbow tie up a few times before MOvado starts using his speed advantage. Moved does some rapid left hand right hand chops, and then does a worm across the ring to set up a charge in, which is interrupted by a savant kick from Fulton. Lots of chops, one off the ropes gets Fulton a two count. Moved then starts chipping away but is interrupted by a knee and a clothesline. Rolling sexton by Fulton also gets two.
Fulton goes up to the second rope, but Movado gets his knees up. Clotheslines from Movado can’t take the big man down. Shots to the midsection, and then a drop kick to his knee. Back to the left right chops in the corner, another worm, and a dropkick to Fulton in the corner. Movado then does a handstand splash for two. Off the ropes, Fulton hits a Samoan Drop. Then off the ropes he hits a swinging face buster for the 1-2-3
Your winner: Mad Man Fulton
- Chris Jericho’s Rock ‘n Wrestling Rager at Sea video package
- Bound For Glory Knockout’s Title Match video package
Gisele Shaw vs. Scarlett Bordeaux
This was supposed to be a three way match with Keira Hogan, but since she was put in the coffin on Thursday, she is a late scratch, so its a one-on-one match now.
This is Scarlett’s first official televised match with IMPACT!
Gisele talks smack to start, and then poses for the crowd. Scarlett them poses and the crowd cheers loudly. Gisele goes to a mild reaction. Scarlett goes again and the crowd erupts. Gisele again, but goes for a cheap shot and Scarlett takes advantage. Lou These press, and then dumps Gisele over the top rope and kicks her to the floor. Scarlett goes up top, and hits a HUGE cross body block to the floor!!
Scarlett tosses Gisele back in , covers for two. forearms exchanged, and then chops by Gisele in the corner. Scarlett reverses things, and whips Gisele off the ropes, reversed, and then hits a head scissor take down. Scarlett hits a scoop power slam followed by an elbow for two.
Scarlett hits a Stinger Splash in the corner, goes for a butt attack, by Gisele rolls to the outside. Scarlett goes for s suicide dive by Gisele hits a forearm and pulls Scarlett outside and hits a suplex on the floor. Gisele puts Scarlett back in, covers for one. Gisele kicks Scarlett’s ribs, then hits a gut buster for two. Gisele hits a standing duplex, hold son to roll into a second, then hangs Scarlett on the second rope for a twisting DDT for two. Gisele then goes up and misses a moonsault from the second rope, as Scarlett rolled out of the way.
A series of clotheslines from Scarlett, then rams Gisele into her backside and the second buckle. Running butt attack and Scarlett, she covers for two. Scarlett gets rolled up, one count, rolls back, now count, and Gisele hits a big boot for two. Gisele talks smack and slaps Scarlett, who spits in her pace! Scarlett gets a single leg take down and hits a sexton splash. Scarlett then hits a cradle DDT for a two count!!
Gisele then hits a sweeping back breaker, but can’t make the cover. Gisele charges in with a spear and covers for two. Now Gisele is visibly frustrated. Scarlett hits some forearms then positions Gisele on her back for a backpack piledriver for the 1-2-3!!!
Your winner: Scarlett Bordeaux (pin fall)
- Bound For Glory Concrete Jungle Death Match promo video
Up next is the Eli Drake Dummy Challenge…
Eli comes out first and almost falls off the ropes posing for the crowd. Eli gets a microphone and says its not Detroit Rock City, no, when he’s there its E-Li-Drake City. Says tonight he has a first class ticket on the gravy train for whoever wants to come out. Out comes ZACH GOWEN to answer the challenge!!!!
Eli Drake vs. “The One Legged Wonder” Zach Gowen
Eli gets his microphone back, makes fun of the crowd, before saying this is what’s wrong with the wrestling business. Says no on in the crowd can do what he can, but day after day he sees Dummies, Yeah, with no athletic prowess, and now he’s looking at someone who doesn’t even have enough limbs to do this. He admires that he thinks he can do this, but we need to be honest, he’s got one leg and he’s facing E-Li -Drake, it just ain’t gonna fly. Thats not an insult, thats just a fact of life. Tells him he would be smart to just go.
Bowen gets the mic and says welcome to Detroit, bitch! Says he’s going to fin donut what happens when a one legged man challenges you to a butt kicking contest.
Bowen starts rolling and chasing down Eli, who ducks onto the apron. Back in they go face to face and he shoves Gowen down. Bowen with a school boy, into a front face lock, Eli rolls him up for one. Eli trips him, Gowen eggs off and Eli stops, telling Gowen to get up. Eli kicks him as soon as he’s up, and continues to beat him down. Pounds away with forearms into a chin lock, Gowen back up and hits a jawbreaker. Eli kicks him again and goes for a slam, Gowen floats in for a two count. Eli with a slam and covers for two. Eli now stomps away at Zach, picks him up and shoulder blocks in the corner. Headlock and punches from Eli, but Gowen catches him with a boot on the way back in. Off the second rope, Gowen hits a dropkick, both men down.
Eli charges across and misses a shoulder charge, then Gowen ducks and sends him over the top rope. Eli misses another charge to the ropes, goes for a DDT, but Eli sidesteps and hits a forearm shiver. Eli goes for the Gravy Train but Gower rolls him up for two. Gowen hits a jawbreaker again, then goes up top for a moonsault, but Eli moves out of the way. Eli then kicks the one leg out from under Zach, picks him up and hits the Gravy Train for the 1-2-3
Your winner: Eli Drake (pin fall)
- Bound For Glory video package
- Global Wrestling Network video package
Matt Sydal vs. N8 Mattson vs. Ace Austin vs. Petey Williams
Fatal Four Way X-Division Match, I will try to keep up…
Matt talks smack to start, getting everyone to open their third eye. He then sits in the corner, telling everyone else they can go at it. Sedan then drags Petey out of the ring and they brawl on the floor. Ace and N8 face off in the ring. Single leg take down by Ace for one, then another cover for one again. N8 and Ace both hit a shoulder block and go down. N8 goes off the ropes with a senton, Ace roles out, Petey in.
Petey whipped to the corner, floats over N8 and goes off the ropes in to a head scissor take down. Drop toe hold onto the middle rope and Petey hits a dropkick to N8’s back. Petey sets N8 into the tree of whoa, by Matt attacks from behind. Petey hits a mule kick, and then a drop toe hold, dropping Matt onto N8’s crotch. Petey with a sharp kick to N8’s face takes him off the buckles as well. N8 rolls out, now its Petey and Matt in the ring.
Matt with an arm drag and a kick to the back, Ace in, but gets the same combination. Ace with a drop toe hold, and a dorp kick and a kip up. Ace goes off the ropes and hits a plancha onto all three other men on the floor. Ace throws N8 back in, and logs on a leg choke, Petey then adds a Sharpshooter to N8, and Matt comes in with forearms to Petey, then locks a crossfire on Ace Austin. All men then release their holds.
Petey grabs N8, and whips his to a corner. N8 gets his feet up, charges out and eats a boot from Petey. Blocks the supplies attempts by Petey, but then forearm finds its mark. Ace Austin comes off the top with a dropkick to both men, and then a slingshot, handstand and a kick to Matt’s face on the floor, all without leaving the apron!!
Matt then crawls under the ring, Ace looking for him, and gets attacked from behind by Matt. Matt throws Ace back in, N8 covers for one. All three men square off, with N8 and Matt attacking Ace. N8 and Matt try to outdo each other’s chops on Ace, then Matt with a thigh kick. N8 whips Matt to Ace, who lofts him over the top, Ace fights off N8 and then Matt drops Ace.
Ace starts fighting back against Matt and N8, hits dropkicks, until Matt blocks and hits one of his own. Ace fights back again until N8 hits a knee to the gut. Ace reverses the corner charge and hits big boot, cover by Ace for two. Ace then goes up to the top, Matt Sydal cuts him off and hits him to the floor. Petey then hits a slingshot codebreaker on Matt, then a tilt a whirl side Russian leg sweep on N8 for two. Petey with a cradle face buster on Matt and calls for the Canadian Destroyer. Sets up on Matt, by N8 hits a face buster on Petey, then goes up top, and hits a leg drop from the top on Petey for two.
Ace with a kick to N8, then a face buster on his knees, covers for two. Ace whips N8 across, Petey interrupts, hits apoop up power bomb. Goes for the Destroyer, Matt interrupts with a knee strike. Ace Austin comes in Sydal blocks his kick and gets one of his own. Sedan hits his finisher, but N8 interrupts and hits a blue thunder bomb and gets a two before Petey Williams breaks up the pin fall. Petey and N8 reverse each other, Ace hits a blockbuster on N8, Petey hits the Canadian Destroyer on Ace Austin for the 1-2-3
Your winner: Petey Williams (pin fall)
- Chris Jericho’s Rock ‘n Wrestling Rager at Sea video package
- oVe Rules Match Bound For Glory video package
Ace Romero vs. Sami Callihan
Ace Romero weighs in at almost 500 POUNDS tonight!!! He’s the man from the viral video who hit The Pounce that launched his opponent into the crowd!
Callihan starts throwing chairs and some 8X10s into the ring, and the referee cleans them out as Sami enters. Sami charges in with a kick, but a second charge and Ace hits a DROPKICK that knocks Sami out of the ring. Sami moves but Ace is in hot pursuit on the floor. Sami gets on the apron and hits a kick, then Ace pulls him down by the leg. Ace then hits a kick to the fact of Sami. Ace then begins climbing the turnbuckles but misses a leg drop to the apron off the second rope.
Back out to the floor, Sami hits some chops and sets Ace up against the post. Sami then spits on his hand and goes for a chop, but Ace ducks. Ace goes for the same and Sami ducks. Both men exchange punches on the floor. Sami then hits a kick and Ace hits a European uppercut that decks Sami. Ace breaks up the count out, goes back to Sami who jams the eyes. Sami parts the crowd and hits a punch on Ace, sitting him onto chair. Sami then spits on his hand, charges in with a huge chop. Headlock control on Ace and another straight right to the face. Sami charges again but this time with a big boot. Sami motions thats he’s going around the world, betakes his lap around the ring, but Ace gets a boot up on Sami when he returns. Ace then hits a sexton splash on the floor on Sami!!
Ace finally throws Sami back in the ring picks him up, but Sami starts kicking away at Ace’s thighs and chopping his chest. Sami goes for a power slam, but Ace doest move. Sami hits a big boot, but again goes for a slam and gets nothing. Ace then scoops up Sami, hits a slam and a senton for two. At this point, some of the arena lights go off, as Scott and Josh joke about it. Sami flips off Ace, so Ace tells Sami to screw him, and hits another senton splash for two.
Ace picks up Sami, but he rakes the yes, tries for a German, Ace with the switch, and Sami tries for a sunset flip. Ace goes to sit on Sami, Sami moves, Sami hits an elbow on Ace for a one count. Sami funds away with rights and lefts and removes his wrist tape. Sami locks on a reverse chin lock but Ace stands up and walks Sami back first to the corner, then back s up again, then misses a splash. Sami is the finally able to get Ace in the air for a bodyslam, but both men are down.
Sami off the ropes with a clothesline, and another, and another, but Ace won’t got down. Ace responds with chops until Sami hits a big boot, and Ace chases him down and hits a huge clothesline to take down Sami. Ace then hits a sit out power bomb for two.
Ace sets Sami on the top rope and follows him to the top. Sami slips out and hits asuperkick to Romero’s ankles. Sami gets back under and hits a top rope Death Valley Driver and Ace kicks out at one!!! Ace is the first back to his feet, but slaps from Sami, he goes off the ropes and Ace hits big boot and locks on a rear naked choke. Sami then floats over and pins Ace down for the 1-2-3
Your winner: Sami Callihan (pin fall)
Sami grabs a mic and begins an O-V-E chant.
- IMPACT! returns to Windsor, Ontario in March 2019 ad
- Video package for Eddie Edwards vs Moose at Bound For Glory
Johnny Swinger & Jon Bolen vs. Eddie Edwards (w/Kenny the Kendo Stick) & Tommy Dreamer
Eddie will start with Bolen, as they circle and lock up. Off the ropes, Bolen levels Edwards with a shoulder block. Headlock take over and another shoulder block for Bolen. Eddie hits an atomic drop, then rings the arm of Bolen and Bolen gets out and tags Swinger. Eddie tags in Dreamer.
Swinger wants a test of strength, Dreamer doest want to, but eats a kick and a shoulder block from Swinger. Dreamer gets an arm drag and a shoulder block of his own. Dreamer then hits the American Dream punches and the atomic elbow. Arm ringer by Dreamer as he hammers away at Swinger. Swinger breaks out and tags in Bolen. Arm drag by Dreamer and Eddie comes in then tags Dreamer back in. Double team off the ropes with elbows and a double elbow drop, kick out by Bolen at one.
Dreamer and Eddie take turns tagging in and working over Bolen, Bolen then charges Eddie who low bridges the ropes, Bolen lands on his feet on the floor and Eddie dives out onto him. Eddie then calls for Dreamer to dive as we’ll. Crowd chants E-C-W as he runs across, steps out of the ropes, and punches Bolen.
All four men start brawling on the floor, and Dreamer and Swinger head up the steps of the ramp. Dreamer spits beer in to Swinger’s face and tells the crowd to clear the way. Swinger funds away at Dreamer and Tommy falls off the balcony onto the chairs below. On the other side, Bolen has Eddie. Swinger gets Dreamer back in the ring, Swinger drops the elbow and works over Dreamer on the mat. Bowen tags back in and works over Dreamer in their corner. A big elbow drops Dreamer off the ropes.
Bolen locks in a reverse chin lock and Dreamer gets to his feet, but Bolen pulls him down and covers for two. Dreamer gets whipped into the corner and Bolen tags in Swinger. Swinger starts stomping away and hits an elbow dos on Tommy for one. Tommy charges out of the corner with a cross body, both men are down. Tommy tags in Eddie, Swinger tags in Bolen.
Eddie levels his twice and chops away. Puts Bolen in the corner, but eats a boot and then Eddie hits a front face duplex and a huge double handed chop, into a cover, broken up by Swinger at two. All four men in the ring again, Eddie and Tommy mount their men for corner punches and then both get bit for their troubles.
Dreamer looking for a DVD, Swinger reverses and gets Kenny. Swinger misses Tommy who hits a cutter and gets Kenny. Bowen hits a side slam on GDreamer from behind and Eddie gets Kenny. Eddie hits a Bolen with Kenny and a DDT for the 1-2-3
Your winners: Eddie Edwards & Tommy Dreamer (pin fall)
Eddie grabs a mic after and attempts to start a “You Still Got It” chant with no luck.
Tommy then grabs the mic and and says that everyone thinks Eddie is crazy, but he’s proof that if anyone grew up watching ECW you are hardcore and crazy, and he loves him for that!
- Bound For Glory video package
- GWN video package
Kongo Kong vs. D-Lo Brown
D-Lo talking smack to start, then starts with the forearms. Goes to slam Kong, but can’t lift him. D-Lo then kicks and forearms away, but still can’t slam Kong. D-Lo calls for a test of strength, Kongo raises his hand, but its much too tall for D-Lo. D-Lo then begins making Kongo dance, then kicks away, and attempts another unsuccessful slam. Kong whips D-Lo across and hits a huge back body drop.
Kong stomps away in the corner, then pounds the back of D-Lo against the ropes. punches exchanged, D-Lo still can’t slam Kong. Kong hits a running splash on D-Lo, then a belly to belly that gets a two count. Kong then hooks the face of D-Lo against the ropes. Kong whips D-Lo corner to corner, but D-Lo moves and begins punching. D-Lo goes for another slam, but Kongo shifts his weight and falls on Brown. Kong gets up, then goes for a pin and gets two. Kong then hits a sexton, and a splash on D-Lo on the ground, smothering him into the mat.
D-Lo goes under the ropes, Kong follows with an axe handle to the back. D-Lo gains control on the floor, puts Kong against the ring post, but Kong moves and Brown headsets the post. Kong then splashes D-Lo against the post on the outside. D’Amore asks “remember when wrestlers used to get counted out of the ring??”
Kong puts D-Lo back in, and D-Lo starts fighting back. D-Lo goes for Sky High and can’t get Kong up. Kong drops D-Lo in a corner and then goes and hits a running bowling ball splash in the corner. Crowd chants “one more time” for Kong, Kong goes to splash D-Lo, but he moves out of the way and hits several clotheslines in the corner. D-Lo finally hits the scoop slam in the middle of the ring.
Kong back to his feet, sidestepped D-Lo’s charge and Brown hits the post. Kong then follows with a headbutt and a chokeslam, and Kong covers for the 1-2-3
Your winner: Kong Kong (pin fall)
Bound For Glory video packages
you can hear the producer yelling “music!” and someone saying back “I don’t have it” before the main event starts. Finally the music starts playing
Moose vs. Johnny Impact
Moose gets referee Johnny Bravo to open the ropes for him so he can enter the ring.
Impact duck behind, Moose switches, and into a headlock. Off the ropes, Moose hits a shoulder block, misses a sexton, Impact misses a moonsault, both men kip up and face off. Trash talking starts from both me in the center of the ring. Impact shoes Moose, who returns the favor and the men come to blows. Impact hits an arm drag or two off the ropes and then a dropkick hits its mark.
Moose rolls out, Impact goes over the top but lands on the apron as Moose moves. Impact switches sides and hits a topei on Moose to the floor. Moose then thumbs both eyes of Impact before collecting himself. Moose grabs a chair, but the referee takes it away. Impact hits Moose and slams him face first in to the apron. A fan then holds Moose as Impact scores a right hand. Moose and Impact then brawl into the crowd and up the entrance ramp in front of the bar.
At this point, the crowd is in the way and you can see nothing.
You then see Moose go for a summersault through a table, but you can’t tell if Moose hit Impact, Impact put Moose through the table, or Impact moved out of Moose’s way.
Impact then brings Moose back down the entrance stairs, obviously he came out the better of the table exchange. Impact throws Moose back in the ring, gets a drink of a fans beer, but then Moose welcomes him back to the ring with a low blow.
Moose then goes ground and pound on Impact, and then both men struggle to get back to their feet. Moose begins the chops and whips Impact hard into the buckles. A couple more chops from Moose but misses the third and Impact throws uppercuts and jabs. Moose chases Impact out and hits an European uppercut, Impact follows with a low knee, misses the Shining Wizard, Moose with a school boy in to a power bomb and gets a two count.
Moose stomps away at Johnny, picks him up, and chops him back down. Moose picks Johnny back up, and chops him down again. Moose then goes to the second rope and goes for the Moose-sault, but Impact moves out of the way.
Both men back to their feet and start exchanging blows. Impact hits two flying elbows and a leg lariat to take Moose down. Standing shooting star press gets a two count. Impact positions Moose and heads up to the top rope. Johnny goes for the Launch to Impact, Moose moves, he rolls through and hits a kick to Moose’s midsection, followed by a swinging neck breaker for two. Johnny picks up Moose, but he’s met with a chop, and delivers a receipt. Both men exchanging blows again, Moose pulls off the glove, but Impact hits a super kick. Off the ropes, Moose hits a pump kick, Impact hits a step up enziguri, Moose hits a headbutt and then Impact hits an Impact Kick, leaving both men down again!
Moose charges Impact in the corner, eats a boot, but hits a Go To Hell on Impact for two! Moose now goes up to the top rope, Impact meets him with a right hand and heads up as well. Impact goes for a superplex, Moose blocks. Moose then bites Impact to get him off, but Impact comes back and hits a Spanish Fly off the second rope, but Moose kicks out at two!!
Impact then drags Moose to a corner, calls for Starship Pain. Goes for it, Moose rolls away, Impact lands on his feet, but Moose hits a pop-up powebomb, but cannot capitalize. Moose rolls out of the ring to collect himself. Moose grabs another chair, and brings it in. Referee Bravo takes this chair away as well, but Moose grabs the original chair and hits Impact in the head!! Bravo comes back and Moose covers, but only gets two!!
Moose gets Impact up, misses The GameChanger, but eats a drop kick from Impact and Moose runs into the referee. Impact gets a school boy but theres no referee to count. Moose then kicks a field goal like low blow on Impact in the middle of the ring. Moose grabs the chair, kicks the referee in the face, hits the mat, and tosses the chair to Impact a la Eddie Guerrero. Impact realizes what Moose is doing, wraps the chair around his own neck and lays down as well. Referee Bravo is confused. Moose swears he didn’t do anything, the referee tosses a chair, and Impact hits a super kick on Moose. Impact then hits Starship Pain for the 1-2-3!!!
Your winner: Johnny Impact (pin fall)
Impact has a microphone, saying Moose kicked his ass tonight, but Moose is the one who woke up in SlamTown, and now he is more focused on BFG than ever! Says he’s not going to New York for a Twitter war, he’s going to take the IMPACT! World Championship out of his hands! He says theres nowhere to hide, Johnny Impact will be waiting for him, and he will see him in SlamTown!!
THATS ALL SHE WROTE! See you for IMPACT! on Thursday and next Sunday, Bound For Glory!!!!
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Chris’s IMPACT Wrestling Results and Live Review (10/4/2018)
Follow along with Chris Pinheiro as he reviews IMPACT Wrestling live and in the moment! Tweet @theCHAIRSHOTcom and @OldSkewlPantz during the show.
- Matt Sydal pins Rich Swann, his finisher (don’t know the name)
- La Parka defeats Eli Drake via count out
- Murder Clown pins Joe Hendry (top rope splash)
- Su Yung pins Keira Hogan (Panic Switch)
- Fenix/Pentagon Jr./Brian Cage defeated oVe (disqualification)
We start with the standard recap of last week’s action.
IMPACT! from Mexico week three, and we start with Rich Swann!
Match One: Rich Swann vs. Matt Sydal
Matt wants a handshake, Swann has second thoughts but finally does. Sydal tries to open Swann’s third eye but is hit with an enziguri. Swann then flies off the top rope onto Sydal in the floor.
Back in the ring, Swann off the ropes, and the go counter for counter. Swann hits a leg lariat to take down Sydal. Sydal begs off into the corner, hook kick to Swann sends him to the outside, as the brawl out there again.
Sydal gets knocked down with a right hand and rolls under the ring. When Swann goes to look he gets hit in the eye, Sydal claims it was a forearm.
Back inside, Swann fights back, until a back breaker slam stops him. Swann fights back again and reverses a tilt a whirl into a head scissor takeover, take down gets a two count. Hand spring cutter by Swann gets a 2.
Swann goes up top, Sydal interrupts him. Swann shoves off Matt, who springs back with a hurricanrana but Swann lands on his feet!! Sydal eats a kick, then hits a powerbomb counter for two!!
Sydal goes for his finisher, Swann counters with a kick and goes up top again. A mystery man grabs Swann off the top rope and powerbomb him into the middle of the ring. Sydal then hits his finisher for the 1-2-3
Winner: Matt Sydal (pin fall)
Josh Matthews reveals that the mystery man is ETHAN PAGE!!
Back stage with oVe, and Dave is clearly shaken up. Sami says that even magical powers won’t help the Lucha Bros. when they meet in the middle of the ring at Bound For Glory!
Backstage, Eddie gets a call from “Alisha” but it’s Moose. Moose tells Eddie to meet him upstairs.
Scarlett Bordeaux comes out and comes to the announce desk where Don welcomes her with open arms. Scarlett says Don is a 10 and Josh is a 5. Josh asks her why she’s here, she says she wants to give back, finding the next champion.
Match Two: Eli Drake open challenge
Scarlett says Eli looks like a star.
Eli has a mic and says everyone knows the drill, it’s dummy hunting season. Says he wants all the Technicos back there so they can give him all their planchas and he can kick them in their keisters.
LA PARKA(!!!!) comes out dragging a referee.
Crowd immediately begins chanting La Parka!! La Parka talks some smack in Spanish (and unfortunately my wife just left for work so I have no translator)
La Parka attacked as the bell rings, choking Eli in the corner. La Parka removes a glove to begin chopping Eli.
Eli regains control and begins punching away. He rolls outside and grabs a chair! La Parka knocks it away and hits a reverse DDT and grabs the chair. La Parka threatens and Eli rolls out of the ring. The referee counts to ten and La Parka wins.
Winner: La Parka (count out)
LAX backstage, Konnan tells them he will not break the cease fire, no matter how disrespectful the OGz get. The OGz show up, and the two sides are in each other’s faces. King dares LAX to touch the OGz. Konnan tells King he basically raised him, King says you raised a snake, what do you expect. King then drinks Konnan’s tequila and spits it in his face. The OGz drop the titles at their feet and walk away.
Matt Sydal and Ethan Page backstage and Sydal says he doesn’t have to open any of Page’s eyes. Page says Swann missed his chance. Sydal says they walk together now, they’re a tag team, and challenge Swann to find a partner for Bound For Glory!
Match Three: Murder Clown (w/Katarina) vs. Joe Hendry (w/Grado)
Joe Hendry comes out to “Hendry Makes Things Better” again.
Hendry has a mic to start, thanks Katarina for the early warning, and says he hasn’t disturbing footage of her and her new client.
A video plays of “Katarina” and a Clown going on dates and the Clown then killing Katarina. Okay this is just too funny!!! He again takes a shot that it’s too bad the clown isn’t a pirate and isn’t related HAHAHA
Hendry gets the early advantage but it’s back and forth after. Clown hits a huge clothesline, then sets Hendry on the top and hangs him in the tree of whoa. Running dropkick in the corner, and Clown keeps picking up Hendry and knocking him down.
Clown misses a senton, Hendry then hits a fall away slam!!
Clown slams Hendry and hits a top rope splash for the 1-2-3!
Winner: Murder Clown (pin fall)
Clown then gets a table, and Grado begs off only to get a low blow from behind from Katarina. Clown sets up the table as Katarina gives instructions. Clown places Hendry on the table and hits ANOTHER top rope splash through the table!!
Bound For Glory video package
Abyss Hall Of Fame 2018 video package
Eddie is walking through town with Kenny the Kendo Stick. He finds Moose who has Alisha. Eddie and Moose argue weather or not Aries and Kross are really friends to Moose. Eddie admits he was a bad friend, hopes they can be friends after Moose kicks his ass at BFG. Alisha then throws water on Moose’s face and Eddie and Moose brawl. Killer Kross jumps in, Eddie breaks free, hits Kross with Kenny and he and Alisha bolt. Eddie calls Johnny Impact and tells him to get Austin Aries now because he’s alone.
Impact is on the hunt for Austin Aries. Kicks in his dressing room door, but cannot finding him. He even checks the bathroom and says “well he’s not pooping.” Finds a shirt guy getting interviewed, but he’s Mexican… the segment ends without him finding Aries.
Impact then comes to the ring. He calls out Aries to have a conversation about their match. Austin’s music hits, and he eventually comes out with his arm in a sling. Aries limps to the ring, slowly.
Aries joins Impact in the ring, saying he’s here and alone, and he’s suffered some injuries from Impact hitting him with the title belt last week. Impact says he doesn’t want to whoop his ass tonight, but at Bound For Glory so he can be the champion.
He then says the title should be Aries vs Impact, and asks if Aries can face him alone at Bound For Glory as well. Aries reminds Impact that he’s all ready beat Impact, so if he wants it to be one-on-one, he guarantees Moose and Kross won’t interfere because he doesn’t need them to beat Impact, and does Impact even know who he really is?
Aries says Impact looks like he should be champion, and he’s a really good fake pro wrestler. Aries continues saying he doesn’t look like the part, but he’s that good and he IS a champion.
Aries then offers Impact a chance to be a part of a winning team. Says he can cancel his shot, join his group and unlock his potential before he has to change his name to Johnny 205!
Johnny says he’d rather be wheeled out on a stretcher on his own before he follows Aries. Aries hits Impact with a cheap shot and reveals he’s not injured. Impact then hits a huge clothesline and Starship Pain on the champion, hold the belt high as his music plays.
Brian Cage is backstage calling out Callihan and says he will decimate oVe at Bound For Glory.
Video package for BFG Weekend in NYC
Backstage with The Desi Hit Squad as they realize they blew their shot last week. Gama then shows up and beats them with another broom. He then says next week they will face each other to find out who the weekest link is.
GWN Moment of the Week is BFG 2011 as Sting takes on Hulk Hogan
Scarlett Bordeaux is backstage, as Jack Evans tries to get her managerial services with a backflip. She then calls Puma King kinky and walks away.
The Smoke Show
Scarlett then sees Trevor Lee and Petey Williams backstage. Petey makes Lee move as he shows her the secret behind The Canadian Destroyer. Trevor is shocked by Petey being a creep. Scarlett tells them there’s no fighting on The Smoke Show and they should take it outside.
The Lucha Bros. call oVe stupid for trying to beat them in Mexico. Says they will see them in the ring tonight!
Match Four: Keira Hogan (w/Allie) vs. Su Yung (w/The Undead Maid of Honor)
Su attacks before the bell, but Keira gains control. Corner hip attacks and a low dropkick gets two. Keira controls off the whip by Su hits a reverse Alabama Slam off the top for one.
Su beals Keira across a few times. Su misses a corner charge, but stops herself. Keira catches her and begins hitting forearms and a snapmare. Keira misses a corner charge but puts the breaks on. Su ducks to the outside, Keira hits a suicide dive, rolls Su back in for two.
Su goes for the Panic Switch, Keira reverses into a sitout powerbomb for two. Keira goes up top, Maid interfered, Allie gets her, Su hits a palm strike and then takes Keira off the top, hits the Panic Switch for the 1-2-3!
Winner: Su Yung (pin fall)
A coffin is rolled out on the ramp, but Allie attacks Su. The Maid grabs Allie but she breaks free and dumps Su out. She then yells at Su who backs off, but the Maid attacks. Su applies the mandible claw and attempts to put Allie in the coffin. Keira saves Allie, but then gets the Claw and gets put in the coffin!!
Allie is freaking out backstage. She says she knows what she has to do…
Video package of Tessa Blanchard vs Taya Valkyrie
oVe comes out and Sami gets a mic before their opponents come out, he tells the crowd to shut up. Jake again imitating Sami the entire time which is hilarious. Says they’re not waiting for Bound For Glory, they want a ref and to get it on now!!
Fenix and Pentagon Jr. come out to the stage, followed by Brian Cage.
Match Five: oVe [Jake Crist/Dave Crist/Sami Callihan] vs. The Lucha Bros. [Fenix & Pentagon Jr.] & Brian Cage
All three then charge the ringand attack. There’s a referee in the ring and here we go. Cage and Fenix hit flying moves in Sami for two. Sami then rakes Fenix’s eyes, but a boot and he takes back over. To the corner, Fenix does his leaps but Jake shakes the ropes and he crashes down.
Sami regains control. Again goes to the mask. Tags in Dave, and oVe takes everyone off the apron.
Three on one against Fenix in the ring, who reverses the all Seeing Eye and tag says in Cage. Cage hits a powerbomb on Sami, stacks up oVe and hits a German suplex on both Crist brothers.
Sami kicks Cage in the face who flexes, intimidating Sami, who throws the referee down for the disqualification
Winners: Brian Cage/Fenix/Pentagon Jr. (disqualification)
After the bell, a brawl ensues. Jake kicks Cage twice and Cage wipes him out with a knee. Cage then hits a superplex off the second rope onto everyone on the floor!!!! The brawl continues on the outside, and Fenix hits a corkscrew plancha off the guardrail!!!
Lucha Bros slam both Crists into the guardrail and they brawl off the air!!!
THAT’S ALL SHE WROTE FOLKS!!!
BOUND FOR GLORY IS OCTOBER 14!!!