GFW Impact Wrestling
August 3, 2017
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: (AAA) Drago vs. Desmond Xavier (USA) in a Semi-Final Match in the Super X Cup Tournament
Drago is measuring up Xavier after the bell rings. Drago kicks Xavier in the gut. Drago lands a series of rapid fire strikes. Xavier leapfrogs over Drago. Xavier goes for a Leg Scissors Takeover, but Drago counters with a basement dropkick to the chest for a one count. Xavier rolls himself out of the ring. Xavier lands a single leg takedown. Drago and Xavier shows off their athleticism. Drago leapfrogs over Xavier. Drago lands a back elbow strike in the corner. Drago slaps Xavier in the face.
Drago with a Leg Scissors Takeover that sends Xavier to the other side of the ring. Xavier responds with a Hurricanrana for a two count. Xavier applies a front face lock. Xavier launches Drago out of the ring. Drago connects with a enziguri to the back of Xavier’s head. Drago drops Xavier with a Suicide Dive. Xavier ducks a clothesline from Drago. Both men are knocked down by a double leg lariat. Drago and Xavier are trading back and forth shots. Drago kicks Xavier in the hamstring. Xavier plants Drago with a Cutter. Xavier nips up.
Xavier lands a series of forearm strikes. Xavier with another leg scissors takeover that sends Drago out of the ring. Xavier connects with the SomerSault Plancha. Drago ducks a discus forearm from Xavier. Drago lands a thrust kick. Drago plants Xavier with a Draping DDT for a two count. Drago drops Xavier sternum first on the canvas. Drago connects with a SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Xavier lands a leaping leg lariat to the back of Drago’s head. Xavier drop toe holds Drago to the middle turnbuckle. Drago lands a high knee strike for a two count. Drago with a spinning heel kick to the midsection of Xavier. Drago plants Xavier with the Flip DDT for a two count. Xavier connects with the 619. Xavier follows that with the Final Flash to pickup the victory.
Winner: Desmond Xavier via Pinfall
Second Match: Mumbai Cat vs. Trevor Lee
Lee drives the Cat face first to the middle turnbuckle. Lee starts stomping on Mumbai Cat’s chest in the corner. Lee with a hip toss that sends Mumbai Cat out of the ring. Lee connects with a PK from the ring apron. Mumbai Cat #2 crawls out from under the ring. Mumbai Cat #2 connects with a series of clotheslines.
The Cat SuperKicks Lee. Cat follows that with a Tornado DDT. Mumbai ascends to the top turnbuckle. Mumbai Cat #2 with a Diving HeadButt to pickup the victory. After the match, Mumbai Cat rips off his mask. It’s Sonjay Dutt. Bruce Prichard comes down to the ring. Sonjay challenges Trevor Lee to a Ladder Match at Destination X for the GFW X-Division Championship.
Winner: Mumbai Cat via Pinfall
Third Match: Moose (c) vs. Ethan Carter III for the GFW Impact Grand Championship
Moose rams his shoulders to the midsection of EC3 in the corner. Moose launches EC3 to the other side of the ring. Moose lands a series of knife edge chops. Moose connects with another hip toss. EC3 tosses Moose out of the ring. Moose lands another knife edge chop on the outside. Moose uppercuts EC3. EC3 irish whips Moose shoulder first to the steel ring steps. EC3 goes into a ground and pound attack. EC3 talks smack to Bruce Prichard who’s one of the judges. EC3 starts attacking the upper chest region of Moose. EC3 slowly enters back into the ring. EC3 is choking Moose with his boot. EC3 with a seated splash to the back of Moose as round one comes to an end.
Ethan Carter III wins round number one, 29-28
Round number two starts with EC3 dodging with a Bicycle Kick from Moose. EC3 with a leaping knee strike to the back of Moose. EC3 repeatedly bounces Moose’s head on the apron. EC3 is now talking smack to Dutch Mantell. EC3 lands a series of knife edge chops. EC3 applies a rear chin lock. EC3 transitions into a front face lock. Moose gets back to a vertical base and fires off more rapid fire chops. EC3 responds with a snap vertical suplex. EC3 starts slapping Moose in the face. Moose HeadButts EC3. Moose connects with a corner clothesline. Moose follows with a leaping back elbow strike. Moose lands the Hesitation Dropkick to the corner. Moose with a Standing Dropkick that knocks EC3 off the top turnbuckle.
Moose wins round number two, 29-28
The final round starts with Moose tossing EC3 out of the ring. Moose connects with a Bicycle Kick. Moose drops EC3 with a Big Boot. Moose rolls EC3 back into the ring. EC3 dumps Moose crotch first on the top turnbuckle. EC3 plants Moose with the TK3 for a two count. Moose responds with another Bicycle Kick. Moose PowerBombs EC3. Moose follows that with a Senton Splash for a two count. Moose goes for the Stinger Splash, but EC3 ducks out of the way. Moose plants EC3 with the Go To Hell for a two count. EC3 ducks a clothesline from Moose. Moose goes for the ChokeSlam, but EC3 counters with the One Percenter for a two count. EC3 connects with the knee lift. EC3 follows that with the Inside Out Lariat. EC3 goes for the ECD, but Moose counters with a SitOut ChokeSlam as time expires.
Winner: New GFW Impact Grand Champion, Ethan Carter III via Split Decision
– We get a vignette for Dave & Jake Crist formerly known as Irish Airborne/OI4K who’ll be making their GFW Debut at Destination X.
Fourth Match: Suicide, Braxton Sutter and Grado w/Allie vs. KM, Mario Bokara and Fallah Bahh
Grado and Bokara will start things off. Grado applies a side headlock. Grado drops Bokara with a shoulder tackle. Grado, Sutter and Suicide are dancing in the middle of the ring. Bahh, KM and Bokara attacks Grado, Sutter and Suicide from behind. Bahh is choking Grado in the corner. Suicide tosses KM out of the ring. It takes Suicide, Grado and Sutter to the send Bahh to the outside. Sutter connects with a SomerSault Plancha to the outside. Suicide follows that with a SpringBoard Trust Fall.
Grado heads to top turnbuckle. Bokara sends Grado crashing to the canvas. Bokara goes into a ground and pound attack. Bokara bodyslams Grado. Bokara tags in Bahh. Bahh and KM are mauling Grado in the corner. KM knocks Suicide and Sutter out of the ring. Grado lands a series of left jabs. Grado connects with the Bionic Elbow. Bokara tosses Grado out of the ring. Suicide with a Basement Dropkick to Bokara. Bahh drops Suicide with a running crossbody block. Sutter launches Bahh to the outside. KM goes for a PumpHandle Slam, but Sutter lands back on his feet. Grado trips KM. Grado rolls KM over to pickup the victory.
Winner: Suicide, Braxton Sutter and Grado via Pinfall
Fifth Match: Alberto El Patron, EL Hijo Del Dos Caras and Dos Caras vs. LAX (Homicide, Ortiz and Santana) w/Konnan and Diamante
Dos Caras and Homicide will start things off. Dos Caras and Homicide are trading back and forth shots. Dos Caras applies a side headlock. Dos Caras drops Homicide with a shoulder tackle for a one count. Homicide talks smack to Dos Caras. Dos Caras lands a series of knife edge chops in the corner. El Patron slaps Homicide behind the referee’s back. Del Dos Caras is tagged in. Del Dos Caras lands a deep arm-drag. Del Dos Caras drops Homicide with a Suicide Dive. Del Dos Caras tags in El Patron. El Patron lands a snap mare takeover. El Patron knocks Ortiz and Santana off the ring apron. El Patron with a Basement Dropkick for a two count. Homicide launches El Patron out of the ring. Homicide tags in Santana. Santana rolls El Patron back into the ring.
Santana is stomping on El Patron’s chest. Santana connects with a belly to back suplex for a two count. Santana applies a rear chin lock. El Patron gets back to a vertical base. Santana sends El Patron shoulder first to the steel ring post. LAX are cutting the ring in half. Ortiz lands a clubbing blow to the back of El Patron. El Patron knocks Ortiz off the top turnbuckle. El Patron tags in Del Dos Caras. Del Dos Caras connects with the SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Del Dos Caras follows that with a back elbow strike. Del Dos Caras plants Ortiz with a Double Underhook Back Breaker. Santana attacks Del Dos Caras behind the referee’s back.
Ortiz connects with the SuperPlex for a two count. Homicide tags himself in. Homicide applies a rear chin lock. Del Dos Caras lands some body shots. LAX knocks El Patron and Dos Caras off the ring apron. Homicide applies a Knee Bar. Santana connects with a knee drop for a two count. Santana and Ortiz are mauling Del Dos Caras in the corner. Konnan attacks Del Dos Caras from the outside. Del Dos Caras connects with a CodeBreaker. Del Dos Caras tags in El Patron. El Patron lands a series of clotheslines. El Patron connects with a Tilt-A-Whirl Back Breaker.
El Patron plants Santana with a Back Stabber for a two count. Del Dos Caras clotheslines Homicide over the top rope. Del Dos Caras goes for a SlingShot Crossbody Block, but Homicide ducks out of the way. El Patron with a Belly to Back Suplex to Santana. El Patron and Santana are fighting for position on the top turnbuckle. El Patron gets Santana tied in the tree woe. El Patron connects with a Flying Double Stomp. El Patron with a Running Enziguri that sends Homicide to the outside. El Patron shoves Ortiz into the referee. El Patron gets Ortiz trapped in the Cross Arm Breaker. Del Dos Caras hits Homicide in the back with a steel chair. El Patron dodges a Bicycle Kick from Santana. El Patron gets Santana in the Cross Arm Breaker. Low Ki from out of nowhere connects with the Warrior’s Way to El Patron. Santana scores the pinfall over El Patron. Low Ki is the newest member of LAX.
Winner: LAX (Homicide, Ortiz and Santana) via Pinfall
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