June 1, 2017
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
Ethan Carter III, Alberto El Patron and Impact Management In-Ring Segment:
The show starts off with EC3 in the ring with an Acoustic Barbershop Acapella Group singing his theme song. EC3 stands on the precipice of regaining what is his. The Acapella group starts singing the song he’s the number one contender in the style of He’s A Jolly Good Fellow, which nobody can’t deny. Nobody is denying the fact he’s going to become the three time Impact World Heavyweight Champion. EC3 is having fun, but the fun ends at Slammiversary when he takes on Bobby Lashley.
EC3 boos Lashley. EC3 and Lashley have history, but EC3 is on a path of greatness. The Acapella Group sings a farewell song for Bobby Lashley. Alberto El Patron comes down to the ring to interrupt EC3. Impact Management immediately comes out on the stage to tell the boys to knock it off. Bruce Prichard said that the inmates are not going to run the asylum. Bruce announces that tonight’s main event will be Alberto El Patron vs. EC3 for the GFW World Championship in a Six Sides of Steel Cage Match. The Winner of the match will advance to Slammiversary to take on Bobby Lashley for the Impact World Championship.
First Match: Moose (c) vs. Eli Drake w/Chris Adonis for the Impact Grand Championship
Moose drops Drake with the Bicycle Kick immediately after the bell rings. Moose with a jab/forearm combination to Drake. Moose kicks Drake in the face. Moose hip tosses Drake to the other side of the ring. Moose is continue to throw Drake around the ring like a rag doll. Moose with a series of right hands to Drake in the corner. Drake chop blocks Moose. Drake connects with a leg sweep to Moose. Drake repeatedly stomps on the hamstring of Moose. Drake with a Dragon Screw Whip to Moose. Drake is controlling the ground game so far. Drake continues to work on the right leg of Moose. Moose gets back to a vertical base. Drake gets Moose in the Figure Four Leg Lock to close out the first round.
Eli Drake wins the first round. The second round begins with Drake dropkicking the knee of Moose. Drake goes back to isolating the right leg of Moose. Drake ducks a clothesline from Moose. Drake connects with a Shin Breaker. Drake repeatedly whips Moose’s right leg to the steel ring post. Moose finally creates separation. Drake goes for the Tornado DDT, but Moose counters with a Standing Dropkick in the corner. Moose plants Drake with a Popup Powerbomb. Moose follows that with a senton. Moose connects with the Moonsault, but he fails to get Drake in a pinning position as the second round concludes.
Moose wins the second round. Adonis talks smack to Tyrus. Moose and Drake engage in rockers punches. Drake kicks Moose in the gut. Moose responds with a big boot. Drake with a boot to the jaw of Moose in the corner. Moose plants Drake with the Go To Hell for a two count. Moose with a forearm smash to Drake. Drake blocks the Bicycle Kick for a two count. Drake connects with the exploder suplex for a two count. Drake and Moose trades back and forth shots. Moose uppercuts Drake. Drake fires back with another right hand. Moose is starting to fire up, but Chris Adonis holds onto Moose’s ankle behind the referee’s back. Drake connects with the White Noise as the final round concludes. The judges has decided that the winner of the match is, Moose.
Winner: Still Impact Grand Champion, Moose via Judges Decision
Allie & Rosemary Backstage Segment:
Second Match: Allie w/Braxton Sutter vs. Amber Nova
Nova drives Allie head to the canvas. Nova and Allie goes into the collar and elbow tie up. Nova connects with the arm-drag takedown. Nova backs Allie into the corner. Nova drives her knee to the gut of Allie. Allie irish whips Nova to the corner. Allie follows that with a running clothesline. Allie goes for a body avalanche, but Nova counters by bouncing Allie’s head repeatedly on the top turnbuckle.
Nova goes for the cover, but Allie kicks out at two. Nova with a clubbing blow to the back of Allie. Allie blocks a kick from Nova. Allie with a flying shoulder tackle. Allie fires up with a series of clotheslines. Allie places Nova on the top rope. Allie plants Nova with the Running Death Valley Driver to pickup the victory.
Winner: Allie via Pinfall
– Rockstar Spud attacks Swoggle.
Third Match: LAX w/Konnan, Homicide and Diamante vs. Veterans of War in a No Disqualification Match for the Vacant GFW World Tag Team Championship
LAX and VOW engage in a shoving contest before the bell rings. Cox and Ortiz starts things off. Cox rams his shoulders to the midsection of Ortiz. LAX begins to triple team VOW behind the referee’s back. Ortiz tags in Santana. Cox drops LAX with a double clothesline. Cox rams his shoulders to the midsection of Santana. Cox tags in Crimson. Crimson with a exploder suplex to Santana. Crimson headbutts Ortiz. Crimson follows that with a hip toss. Homicide distracts the referee. Santana chop blocks Crimson. LAX is destroying Cox on the outside.
Santana is targeting the right leg of Crimson. Santana tags in Ortiz. LAX connects with a double back suplex. Ortiz is choking Crimson. Crimson gets back to a vertical base. Ortiz goes for a exploder suplex, but Crimson blocks it. Santana makes the blind tag. Santana repeatedly stomps on the chest of Crimson. Crimson connects with the Back Body Drop. Ortiz drags Crimson to the corner. Santana tags in Ortiz. Ortiz with a Frog Splash to the leg of Crimson. Ortiz rams his boot across the face of Crimson.
Homicide attacks Crimson from the outside. Crimson with a back elbow to Ortiz. Santana drops Crimson with the enziguri. Crimson plants Ortiz with the End of Days. Cox and Ortiz are tagged in. Cox with a over the head belly to belly suplex. Cox follows that with a running clothesline. Cox with a Samoan Drop for a two count as Diamante drags the referee out of the ring. Konnan hits Crimson with a led pipe. Cox slaps Santana in the chest. Homicide hits Cox in the back with the title. LAX plants Cox with a Powerbomb off the top rope to pickup the victory.
Winner: New GFW World Tag Team Champions, LAX via Pinfall
Joseph Parks & Jeremy Borash Backstage Interview:
Fourth Match: Low Ki (c) vs. Andrew Everett for the X-Division Championship
Sonjay Dutt joins the commentary team for this match. Everett ducks a kick from Low Ki. Everett dodges a right hand. Everett goes for a single leg takedown. Low Ki gets Everett in the Kimura Lock. Everett applies a side headlock. Everett dives over Low Ki. Everett dropkicks Low Ki. Everett with a forearm smash. Low Ki connects with the Double Stomp. Low Ki goes into the Corner Mount. Low Ki headbutts Everett. Everett with a enziguri that sends Low Ki tumbling to the outside. Everett goes for the Slingshot Crossbody, but Low Ki ducks out of the way. Low Ki with a Basement Dropkick.
Low Ki talks smack to Sonjay Dutt. Low Ki is grounding Everett with a rear chin lock. Low Ki with a leg lariat to the back of the head for a two count. Low Ki with a snap mare and begins to rams his boot across the face of Everett. Everett lands another forearm smash. Everett dropkicks the knee of Low Ki. Low Ki drives Everett into the turnbuckles. Low Ki whips Everett off the second rope. Low Ki goes for the cover, but Everett kicks out at two. Low Ki applies the Abdominal Stretch.
Low Ki lands a big boot across the chest of Everett. Everett responds with the Pele Kick. Low Ki goes for the corner splash, but Everett ducks out of the way. Everett with a Hurricanrana that sends Low Ki crashing into the turnbuckles. Everett with a Standing Moonsault for a two count. Everett goes for a Springboard Crossbody, but his knee gives out. Low Ki places Everett on the top rope. Low Ki is sent crashing to the canvas. Everett goes for a Moonsault, but Low Ki gets his knees up in the air. Low Ki Basement Dropkicks Everett into the turnbuckles. Low Ki connects with the Warrior’s Way to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still X-Division Champion, Low Ki via Pinfall
Fifth Match: Alberto El Patron (c) vs. Ethan Carter III in a Six Sides of Steel Cage Match for the GFW Global Championship. The Winner Of This Match Will Go On To Take On Bobby Lashley for the Impact World Championship At Slammiversary
EC3 tries to escape the cage, but El Patron immediately gets in the way. El Patron with a Basement Dropkick to the back of the head for a one count. EC3 with a boot to the face of El Patron. El Patron whips EC3 face first into the steel. El Patron begins to climb up the cage. EC3 with a series of right hands to El Patron. EC3 lands a knife edge chop. EC3 with a clubbing blow to the back of El Patron. EC3 rams his boot across the back of El Patron’s neck. EC3 lands a right hand to the lower back region of El Patron. EC3 continues to apply pressure to the back of El Patron. EC3 goes for a suplex, but El Patron drives into the corner. EC3 lands a series of clubbing blows to the back of El Patron. EC3 launches El Patron face first into the top turnbuckle. El Patron regains momentum with a back elbow in the corner. El Patron follows that up with a Tornado DDT.
El Patron starts climbing the cage again, but EC3 counters with the Samoan Drop off the top rope. EC3 is mauling El Patron in the corner coming out of the commercial break. EC3 connects with a corner clothesline. EC3 once again dumps El Patron face first into the top turnbuckle. EC3 follows that up with a leg sweep. EC3 applies a rear chin lock. El Patron fires up with a series of forearms. El Patron plants EC3 with the Tilt-A-Whirl Back Breaker. EC3 goes for a Powerbomb, but El Patron blocks it. EC3 plants El Patron with a Gut Buster for a two count. El Patron responds with the Backstabber off the second rope. EC3 and El Patron are trading back and forth shots. EC3 rakes the eyes of El Patron. El Patron dropkicks the knee of EC3. El Patron connects with a Thrust Kick right across the jaw of EC3 for a two count.
EL Patron with a series of clotheslines to EC3. El Patron goes for a Running Corner Enziguri, but EC3 ducks out of the way. EC3 with a Running 1 Percenter for a two count. El Patron with a Double Arm Breaker to EC3. EC3 goes for the TK3, but El Patron counters with the Cross Arm Breaker. EC3 with the TK3 for a two count. Both men struggle to get back on their feet. EC3 plants El Patron with a Sitout Powerbomb for a two count. EC3 ascends to the top of the cage, but El Patron immediately catches up to him. El Patron repeatedly kicks EC3 in the face. El Patron gets EC3 trapped in the tree of woe. El Patron with a Double Stomp off the top of the cage. El Patron connects with the Frog Splash to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still GFW Global Champion, Alberto El Patron via Pinfall
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