GFW Destination X 2017
August 17, 2017
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
– Bobby Lashley & American Top Team’s Dan Lambert are shown arriving to the Impact Zone.
First Match: Sienna (c) w/KM vs. Gail Kim for the GFW Knockouts Championship
Gail starts things off with a leaping arm breaker. Gail follows that with a Tilt-A-Whirl Head Scissors. Sienna goes for a Wheelbarrow Suplex, but Gail counters with a sunset flip for a two count. Gail connects with a neck breaker for another two count. Gail goes for Eat Defeat, but Sienna rolls herself out of the ring. Sienna is regaining composure on the outside. Gail drops Sienna with a Ring Post 619. Sienna dumps Gail on the steel ring steps. Gail gets back into the ring at the count of eight. Sienna goes into a ground and pound attack.
Sienna connects with the Body Avalanche for a two count. Sienna applies a straight jacket chin lock. Sienna goes for the Silencer, but Gail counters with a school girl rollup for a two count. Sienna clotheslines Gail for a two count. Sienna follows that with a back breaker. Sienna plants Gail with a Fallaway Slam for a two count. Sienna places Gail on the top turnbuckle. Sienna goes for the SuperPlex, but Gail counters with a Sunset Flip PowerBomb. KM is losing his mind at the ringside area.
Gail side steps Sienna into the turnbuckles. Sienna and Gail are trading back and forth shots. Gail with a leaping lariat to Sienna. Gail kicks Sienna in the gut. Gail connects with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Gail follows that with a corner spear. Gail slips out of the front facelock. Sienna goes for the AK-47, but Gail lands back on his feet. Gail drops Sienna with Eat Defeat. Gail knocks KM off the ring apron. Taryn Terrell plants Gail with an Ace Crusher behind the referee’s back. Sienna lands the AK-47 to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still GFW Knockouts Champion, Sienna via Pinfall
Bruce Prichard, Jim Cornette and LAX In-Ring Segment:
Bruce Prichard is the Corporate Consultant for GFW and Anthem Sports. It’s his job to oversee the on-air talent in GFW. He greatly appreciates the Impact Zone’s loyal support during this process, but there has been good moments in 2017. Bruce promises you that 2018 will be bigger and better than ever. He has a prepared statement from the GFW Office. Due to recent events involving Alberto El Patron, he’ll no longer be the GFW World Heavyweight Champion. Patron has voluntary surrendered the GFW Title and is focusing on his family and personal interest. GFW would like to wish Patron the best in his future endeavors. Now, it falls on Bruce’s shoulders to handle this situation, and a company is only as good as its champion, and he did some research, and found out that it is within his rights to order the title to revert to a former champion. Bruce introduces the new GFW World Champion, Bobby Lashley. Jim Cornette comes out instead. Cornette and Prichard are exchanging pleasantries in the middle of the ring.
Bruce says that this is not Diary Queen and there will be no Double Cheeseburgers with Extra Mayo on it. Why is Jim Cornette here? Cornette is a Corporate Specialist. Cornette brings up Anthem’s lack of experience in the wrestling world. Bruce says that he’s in charge. Bruce loves Cornette wants to make something perfectly clear. Cornette will never be Bruce Prichard’s Boss. Bruce wants the security team to escort Cornette out of the Impact Zone. Cornette says that Bruce is selfish, obnoxious, he steamrolls over people and he’s over stepped his boundaries. Bruce is right, Cornette is not his boss. Cornette announces that Bruce Prichard is fired. Cornette snatches the GFW Title away from Prichard. The security team escorts Bruce out of the ring. Cornette says that Anthem is tired of screwing around. It’s a new day going forward. Nobody will be given anything. The Global Force Athletes will have to prove to the fans that they conduct themselves as professionals in and outside the ring or they will have to deal with Cornette. Cornette is not a charitable person. Next week, The 20 Biggest Man in the GFW Locker Room will battle it out in a Gauntlet Match.
The winner of the match will become the brand new GFW World Champion. LAX comes down to the ring. Cornette says that it’s been a long time and it’s nice to see Konnan. Konnan says that we’ve gone from lying cracker to another. Konnan says that Low Ki should be the number one contender to winner of the Gauntlet Match. Cornette may be a cracker, but he’s not a liar. Konnan doesn’t trust Cornette. He’s not going to screw over Low Ki. At this very moment, Low Ki smells fear. Cornette says that this situation is out of his control. Cornette announces Low Ki will be the last entrant in the 20-Man Gauntlet Match. Cornette wants LAX to calm down. If anybody puts their hand on Cornette, they’ll go to jail. Konnan says that Bouricas run the pen in Orlando. Konnan says that LAX could get a cup of soup and a honey bun for his ass in jail. Cornette reiterates that he’s not a liar. Konnan tells Cornette to never double cross LAX.
Second Match: Taiji Ishimori (Pro Wrestling Noah) vs. Dezmond Xavier (GFW) in the Finals of the Super X-Cup Tournament
Ishimori and Xavier are trading back and forth side headlock takeovers. Xavier drops Ishimori with a shoulder tackle for a one count. Xavier leapfrogs over Ishimori. Xavier dropkicks Ishimori. Ishimori kicks Xavier in the gut. Ishimori ducks a right hand from Xavier. Ishimori connects with a tilt-a-whirl head scissors takeover. Ishimori follows that with a dropkick that sends Xavier to the outside. Ishimori dodges a forearm strike from Xavier. Ishimori plants Xavier with a GutBuster. Ishimori steps on Xavier’s ribs. Ishimori lands a snap mare takeover. Ishimori applies a body scissors hold in the middle of the ring. Ishimori gets Xavier shoulders pin to the mat for a two count. Ishimori lands a series of knife edge chops.
Ishimori with a shoulder block from the ring apron. Ishimori connects with a SpringBoard Seated Senton. Ishimori with a double knee strike to Xavier. Xavier rolls Ishimori over for a two count. Xavier goes for a Hurricanrana, but Ishimori counters with a Flap Jack for a two count. Ishimori and Xavier are trading back and forth shots. Ishimori kicks Xavier in the face. Xavier connects with his lightning quick offense. Xavier plants Ishimori with a Cutter. Xavier follows that with a series of Running European Uppercuts.
Xavier with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. After a forearm exchange, Xavier lands a Basement Dropkick to the back of Ishimori. Xavier goes for 450 Splash, but Ishimori ducks out of the way. Ishimori drops Xavier with a Running Knee. Ishimori follows that with a HandSpring Enziguri. Ishimori connects with a SpringBoard Double Stomp tot he chest of Xavier for a two count. Ishimori plants Xavier with a GutBuster from the TombStone Position. Ishimori follows that with a 450 Splash for a two count. Xavier drops Ishimori with a enziguri to the back of the head. Xavier connects with a Hand Spring Pele Kick to pickup the victory.
Winner: Dezmond Xavier via Pinfall Is The Winner Of The 2017 Super X-Cup Tournament
– Grado will say goodbye to Global Force Wrestling next week.
Third Match: Sonjay Dutt (c) vs. Trevor Lee in a Ladder Match for the GFW X-Division Championship
Dutt lands a series of right hands immediately after the bell rings. Dutt is teeing off on Lee in the corner. Dutt drops Lee with a back elbow strike. Dutt launches Lee to the other side of the ring. Dutt grabs Lee by his hair. Dutt connects with a Hair Drill. Dutt sends Lee sternum first to the steel guard rail. Dutt hits Lee in the face with a Sprite Bottle. Lee rolls Dutt back into the ring. Lee uppercuts Dutt in the corner. Dutt ducks a clothesline from Lee. Dutt connects with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors Takeover. Lee and Dutt are trading back and forth shots on the outside.
Dutt slips under Lee. Dutt connects with a Baseball Slide Dropkick to Lee. Dutt follows that with a SpringBoard MoonSault. Lee knocks Dutt off the ring apron. Lee drops Dutt with the PK. Lee drags a ladder to the middle of the ring. Lee starts scaling the ladder. Dutt immediately drags Lee off the ladder. Lee drops Dutt back first onto the ladder in the corner. Lee continues to attack Dutt with the ladder coming out of the commercial break. Lee drops Dutt with a Big Boot. Dutt fires off a series of forearm strikes. Lee responds with a Leaping Double Stomp to the chest. Lee brings out a table from under the ring. Lee places the table in the corner.
Lee goes for a German Suplex, but Dutt blocks it. Dutt plants Lee with a Spinning Tornado DDT. Dutt lays Lee flat on the table. Lee sends Dutt crashing crotch first on the top turnbuckle. Lee with a Big Forearm Strike that sends Dutt out of the ring. Lee is tossing Dutt around the ringside area like a ragdoll. Lee places a ladder in the center of the ring. Lee wedges a ladder in between the second rope. Dutt repeatedly kicks Lee in the jaw. Dutt drop toe holds Lee into the ladder. Dutt connects with a Flying Splash that sends Lee crashing through the ladder. Caleb Konley PowerBombs Dutt through a Table. Petey Williams plants Konley with the Canadian Destroyer. Lee throws a ladder at Dutt. Dutt sends Lee crashing to the canvas. Dutt grabs the X-Division Title to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still GFW X-Division Champion, Sonjay Dutt
Fourth Match: OVE (Dave & Jake Crist) vs. Jason Cade & Zachary Wentz
Jake Crist and Wentz will start things off. Wentz drops Jake with a leaping knee strike. Wentz lands a knife edge chop. Jake responds with a Big Boot. Jake gets Wentz in a Fireman’s Carry Position. Wentz lands back on his feet and rolls Jake over for a two count. Jake tags in Dave. Dave connects with a Flying Leg Drop to the back of Wentz.
Wentz tags in Cade. Dave lands a palm strike across the midsection of Cade. OVE connects with a Double Knee Strike. Cade goes for a Thrust Kick, but Dave counters with a Bicycle Kick. Cade responds with a HandSpring CodeBreaker. Wentz and Jake Crist are tagged in. Jake lands another Big Boot. Jake SuperKicks Cade in mid-air. OVE drops Cade with a Total Elimination to pickup the victory.
Winner: OVE via Pinfall
– Ethan Carter III, Moose, Eli Drake and Chris Adonis will also participate in the 20-Man Gauntlet Match.
Fifth Match: Bobby Lashley vs. Matt Sydal. The Winner Of The Match Will Get A Future GFW Title Shot Of His Choosing
Sydal kicks Lahley in the hamstring. Lashley drops Sydal with a shoulder tackle. Sydal responds with a leaping enziguri form the outside. Sydal dives over Lashley. Lashley connects with a Crossbody Block for a two count. Lashley goes for a PowerBomb, but Sydal counters with a cover for a two count. Sydal drops Lashley with a Spinning Heel Kick. Lashley has Sydal in position for another PowerBomb, but again Sydal counters with a Hurricanrana for a two count. Sydal kicks Lashley in the chest. Sydal follows that with a Standing MoonSault for a one count. Sydal rolls himself out of the ring. Lashley bounces Sydal’s head on the ring apron.
Lashley launches Sydal back first into the steel guard rail. Lashley rolls Sydal back into the ring. Lashley connects with a Seated Splash to the back of Sydal. Lashley whips Sydal back first into the turnbuckles for a two count. Lashley drives his elbow to the forehead of Sydal. Lashley follows that with a Corner Spear. Lashley is choking Sydal with his boot. Lashley lands a series of body shots in the corner. Lashley with a nonchalant cover for a two count. Lashley is wrenching the neck of Sydal. Lashley plants Sydal with a Delayed Vertical Suplex.
Sydal side steps Lashley into the turnbuckles. Sydal connects with the spin kick. Sydal follows that with a Tornado DDT for a two count. Lashley and Sydal are fighting for position on the top turnbuckle. Lashley goes for the SuperPlex, but Sydal blocks it. Sydal connects with a Flying Double Knee Strike for a two count. Sydal kicks Lashley in the ribs. Lashley responds with a Spine Buster for a two count. Lashley plants Sydal with a Running PowerSlam for another two count. Lashley follows that with a Dominator. Lashley goes for the cover, but again Sydal kicks out at the count of two. Lashley brings a steel chair into the ring. Sydal lands a Spinning Heel Kick to the chair behind the referee’s back. Sydal goes for the Shooting Star Press, but Lashley puts his knees up in the air. Sydal sends Lashley shoulder first into the steel ring post. Sydal rolls Lashley to pickup the victory.
Winner: Matt Sydal via Pinfall
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