January 4, 2018
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Trevor Lee (c) w/Caleb Konley vs. Taiji Ishimori For The IMPACT X-Division Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Lee applies an arm-bar. Ishimori transitions into a wrist lock. Lee with an arm-drag takedown to Ishimori. Lee with quick cover for a one count. We have a standoff in the center of the ring. Lee kicks Ishimori in the gut. Konley is talking smack to Ishimori. Ishimori with a Leg Scissors TakeOver to Lee. Ishimori follows that with a dropkick. Lee is regaining his composure on the outside. Ishimori decks Lee with a leg lariat. Lee launches Ishimori to the ring apron. Ishimori creates distance with a straight right hand. Konley attacks Ishimori behind the referee’s back.
Lee connects with the PK. Konley drives Ishimori back first into the steel guard rail. Konley rolls Ishimori back into the ring. Lee with the lateral press for a two count. Lee is ramming his elbow across the face of Ishimori. Lee whips Ishimori into the turnbuckles for a two count. Lee drops Ishimori with a Clubbing Haymaker. Lee uppercuts Ishimori. Ishimori side steps Lee into the turnbuckles. Ishimori rams his shoulders into the midsection of Lee. Ishimori connects with a SpringBoard Seated Senton.
Ishimori follows that with a double knee strike. Ishimori bodyslams Lee. Ishimori lands a Flying Double Stomp for a two count. Ishimori goes for a Gut Wrench Suplex, but Lee blocks it. Ishimori knocks Lee off the ring apron. Ishimori goes for a HandSpring RoundHouse Kick, but Lee counters with a Standing Spanish Fly. Ishimori and Lee are trading back and forth shots. Coming out of the commercial break, Ishimori fights out of the vertical suplex. Ishimori dodges a leg lariat from Lee.
Following a standing switch exchange, Ishimori hits the HandSpring RoundHouse Kick for a two count. Lee leapfrogs over Ishimori. Ishimori rolls Lee over for a two count. Ishimori blocks the German Suplex. Lee with a Spinning SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Lee goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Ishimori counters with the Knee Strike. Ishimori with a Spinning Heel Kick to Lee. Ishimori follows that with the Salida Del Sol for a two count. Ishimori connects with a TombStone GutBuster. Ishimori plants Lee with the 450 Splash to pickup the victory.
Winner: New IMPACT X-Division Champion, Taiji Ishimori via Pinfall
Second Match: Ethan Carter III (c) vs. Matt Sydal vs. Fallah Bahh in a Triple Threat Match For The IMPACT Grand Championship
Round One: EC3 immediately attacks Bahh after the bell rings. Sydal rolls EC3 over for a one count. Bahh applies a waist lock. EC3 with a haymaker to Bahh. Sydal is teeing off on EC3. Bahh runs through Sydal and EC3 with a Double Clothesline. Bahh HeadButts Sydal. Bahh lands back to back bodyslams. Sydal side steps Bahh into the turnbuckles. Sydal with a Standing Hurricanrana for a one count as Bahh breaks up the pin attempt.
Bahh with a knife edge chop. EC3 kicks Bahh in the jaw. EC3 and Bahh are trading back and forth knife edge chops. Following a snap mare takeover, EC3 hits a back elbow strike. Bahh tosses Sydal out of the ring. Bahh connects with a Running Leg Drop. Bahh follows that with a Hip Toss. Bahh drops EC3 with a Body Avalanche. Bahh goes for a Second Rope Splash, but EC3 ducks out of the way. Sydal knocks Bahh off the second rope. Bahh wins the first round.
Round Two: Sydal and EC3 are double teaming Bahh. Sydal with a Spinning Heel Kick which sends Bahh tumbling to the outside. EC3 with a clubbing blow to the back of Sydal. Sydal responds with a forearm smash. Sydal brings up lightning quick offense. Sydal decks EC3 with a Leg Lariat for a two count. EC3 clotheslines Sydal.
EC3 sends Sydal crashing into Bahh. EC3 whips Sydal face first across the steel ring post. EC3 delivers a DDT on the floor. EC3 rolls Sydal back into the ring. EC3 applies a Cravate. Sydal regains momentum with a Spin Kick for a two count. EC3 responds with an Exploder Suplex. EC3 follows that with the Stinger Splash. EC3 obviously wins round number two.
Round Three: EC3 goes for a Delayed Vertical Suplex, but Bahh counters with a Crossbody Block. EC3 fights out of the Fireman’s Carry Position. Bahh turns a SunsetFlip into a Seated Senton for a two count. Sydal levels Bahh with a Shining Wizard. Sydal lands a Flying Double Knee Strike for a two count.
Sydal with multiple buzzsaw kicks to Bahh and EC3. EC3 connects with the TK3. Bahh with a Samoan Drop to EC3. EC3 shoves Bahh off the top rope. Sydal with a Big Boot to EC3. Sydal decks EC3 with a Jumping Knee Strike. Sydal goes for the Shooting Star Press, but Bahh gets in the way. Sydal knocks Bahh off the ring apron. Sydal finally delivers the Shooting Star Press, but time expires.
Winner: Still IMPACT Grand Champion, Ethan Carter III
Allie Backstage Interview:
Third Match: Dan Lambert vs. James Storm in a No Holds Barred Career vs. Career Match
Lambert is stalling in the corner after the bell rings. Storm rips off Lambert’s jacket. Alex Corbisiero clotheslines Storm. Lambert goes for the cover, but only gets a two count. King Mo decks Storm with a massive haymaker for a two count. Bobby Lashley connects with a SpineBuster. Storm continues to kick out.
Storm delivers a series of SuperKicks. Lambert is begging for mercy. KM breaks a beer bottle the over the back of Storm’s head. Lambert with the lateral press for a two count. King Mo and Colby Covington also hits Storm with beer bottles. Lambert finally goes on to score the pinfall over Storm.
Winner: Dan Lambert via Pinfall
Fourth Match: Chandler Parks w/Joseph Parks vs. John Bollin
Bollin kicks Parks in the gut. Bollin with a clubbing blow to the back of Parks. Bollin drops Parks with a straight right hand. Bollin follows that with a running shoulder tackle for a one count. Bollin kicks Parks in the chest. Bollin is grounding Parks in the center of the ring.
Joseph Parks is talking smack to Parks. Bollin connects with a Running PowerSlam. Parks side steps Bollin into the turnbuckles. Parks with a Back Body Drop to Bollin. Bollin delivers a cheap shot behind the referee’s back. Bollin talks smack about Grandma Jenny. Joseph Parks rocks Bollin with a vicious haymaker. Parks rolls Bollin over to pickup the victory.
Winner: Chandler Parks via Pinfall
Alberto El Patron/Eli Drake Video Package:
Alberto El Patron/Eli Drake WrestlePro Match:
Fifth Match: OVE (c) vs. LAX For The IMPACT Tag Team Championship
OVE attacks LAX before the bell rings. The Crist Brothers are attacking Santana and Ortiz with trash can lids. Sami Callihan is brawling in the crowd with Homicide. The Crist Brothers delivers three SuperKicks to Santana for a two count. Dave is choking Santana in the corner with his boot. Dave tags in Jake. Santana and Jake are trading back and forth shots. Jake is applying pressure to the back of Santana’s neck. Jake kicks Santana in the face. Santana fires up with a series of haymakers. Jake drops Santana with a Big Boot for a two count. OVE are cutting the ring in half. Dave lands a knife edge chop. Santana spits at Dave Crist. Dave returns the favor. Santana wants more punishment.
Coming out of the commercial break, Santana is trying to fight off the tandem offense from OVE. Santana launches Jake out of the ring. Santana connects with a Cutter. Jake lands an enzuigiri from the outside. Dave with a Modified Swinging Reverse STO for a two count. Dave goes back to choking Santana. Dave tags in Jake. OVE is distracted by LAX chants. Jake drives Santana head to the canvas. Jake with the cover for a two count. Jake rams his shoulders into the midsection of Santana.
OVE are mauling Santana in the corner. Santana drops Jake with a DDT. Santana finally tags in Ortiz. Ortiz is throwing right hands to Jake Crist. Ortiz with a Corner Clothesline to Dave. Ortiz connects with a Roll Through Death Valley Driver for a two count. Jake responds with a Big Boot. Dave kicks Ortiz in the hamstring. OVE hits the Street Sweeper for a two count.
Ortiz fights out of the Electric Chair Position. Santana goes for a Frog Splash, but Jake counters with a SpringBoard Cutter in mid-air for a two count. Ortiz and Jake are now trading back and forth shots. Santana SuperKicks Dave. Jake with a Cavalcade of Kicks to Ortiz. Ortiz rolls Jake over for a two count. Santana makes the blind tag. LAX plants Jake with The Street Sweeper to pickup the victory.
Winner: New IMPACT Tag Team Champions, LAX via Pinfall