February 1, 2018
The Impact Zone
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Matt Sydal (c) vs. Fallah Bahh For The IMPACT Grand Championship
Bahh is trying to play mind games with Sydal. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Bahh shoves Sydal down to the canvas. Sydal delivers a cavalcade of kicks to Bahh. Sydal follows that with two forearm smashes. Bahh HeadButts Sydal. Bahh connects with a Back Body Drop. Sydal goes for a Sunset Flip, but Bahh blocks it. Sydal with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Sydal with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick to Bahh. Sydal repeatedly kicks Bahh in the chest. Bahh clotheslines Sydal. Bahh bounces Sydal’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Sydal drops Bahh with a Spinning Heel Kick.
Sydal is trying to chop down Bahh in the center of the ring. Bahh fires up with two haymakers. Bahh bodyslams Sydal. Bahh goes for a Running Leg Drop, but Sydal ducks out of the way. Sydal kicks Bahh in the chest. Sydal with a Standing Shooting Star Press for a two count. Sydal attacks the hamstring of Bahh. Sydal levels Bahh with a Leg Lariat. Sydal follows that with a Flying Double Knee Strike for a two count.
Sydal goes for a Leaping Leg Lariat, but Bahh counters with a Crossbody Block. Sydal kicks Bahh in the jaw. Bahh responds with a Samoan Drop in mid-air. Bahh connects with the Steamroller for a two count. Sydal sends Bahh crashing to the outside. Bahh blocks the Sunset Flip PowerBomb. Bahh goes for a Flying Seated Senton, but Sydal ducks out of the way. Sydal lands The Shooting Star Press to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IMPACT Grand Champion, Matt Sydal via Pinfall
Second Match: Bobby Lashley vs. KM
KM shoves Lashley. Lashley responds with a flurry of haymakers. Lashley mauling KM in the corner. Lashley delivers the Corner Spear. Lashley transitions into a Corner Mount. KM side steps Lashley into the turnbuckles. Lashley leapfrogs over KM. Lashley goes for a lariat, but KM stands still. Lashley kicks KM in the gut. KM connects with a Front Slam. Lashley responds with a FlatLiner. Lashley goes for a Spear, but KM sends him crashing shoulder first to the steel ring post.
Coming out of the commercial break, KM is putting the boots to Lashley in the corner. KM bodyslams Lashley. KM with an Elbow Drop for a two count. KM applies a rear chin lock. Lashley gets back to a vertical base. Lashley creates distance with multiple bodyshots. KM lowers the middle rope which sends Lashley out of the ring. KM lands a SlingShot Plancha. KM whips Lashley shoulder first to the steel ring steps.
Lashley ducks a clothesline from KM. Lashley with a Crossbody Block for a one count. KM blocks out of the Belly to Belly Suplex. Lashley PowerSlams KM for a two count. Lashley follows that with a Delayed Vertical Suplex. KM staggers Lashley with a Knee Strike. KM with a Full Nelson Slam for a two count. KM goes for a PumpHandle Slam, but Lashley lands back on his feet. Lashley Spears KM to pickup the victory.
Winner: Bobby Lashley via Pinfall
Third Match: Laurel Van Ness vs. Kiera Hogan
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Van Ness applies an arm-bar. Van Ness connects with the arm-ringer. Van Ness drives Hogan’s head to the canvas. Van Ness with the Running Neck Snap to Hogan. Van Ness slaps Hogan in the face for a two count. Van Ness sits on the back of Hogan’s neck. Van Ness is putting the boots to Hogan.
Van Ness is mauling Hogan in the corner. Van Ness drops Hogan with the Body Avalanche for a two count. Van Ness rams Hogan’s head on the bottom turnbuckle pad. Van Ness with the cover for a two count. Hogan fires up with a series of forearm smashes.
Hogan ducks a clothesline from Van Ness. Hogan Thrust Kicks Van Ness for a two count. Van Ness knocks Hogan off the top turnbuckle. Van Ness connects with the Curb Stomp. Van Ness goes for The Unprettier, but she’s distracted by Allie who’s standing on the ramp. Hogan rolls Van Ness over to pickup the victory.
Winner: Kiera Hogan via Pinfall
LAX & OVE In-Ring Segment:
Fourth Match: Alberto El Patron & Ethan Carter III vs. Moose & Johnny Impact
EC3 and Impact will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Impact applies a wrist lock. EC3 backs Impact into the turnbuckle. EC3 and Impact are in a middle of a wrist lock exchange. Impact tags in Moose. EC3 drives his knee into the midsection of Moose. EC3 starts mocking Moose with multiple jabs. Moose dropkicks EC3. Moose and Impact are double teaming EC3. Moose drops EC3 with a Big Haymaker. Moose follows that with a Running Senton. Impact with a Spinning Leg Drop for a two count. Moose uppercuts EC3. El Patron attacks Moose behind the referee’s back. EC3 decks Moose with a Leg Lariat. EC3 tags in El Patron.
Following a snap mare takeover, El Patron kicks Moose in the back for a one count. El Patron applies a rear chin lock. Moose places El Patron on the top turnbuckle. El Patron applies the Dangling Cross ArmBreaker. El Patron are cutting the ring in half. EC3 levels Moose with a Back Elbow Strike. EC3 with a Fist Drop for a one count. EC3 applies a Half Nelson Chin Lock. EC3 tosses Moose out of the ring. El Patron bounces Moose head on the steel guard rail. The referee is trying to calm down Impact.
EC3 with vicious short-arm lariats across the chest of Moose. El Patron and EC3 connects with a Double Vertical Suplex for a two count El Patron drops Moose with a DDT for a two count. More frequent tags from El Patron and EC3. Moose creates separation with a Reverse Suplex. Moose tags in Impact. Impact is throwing haymakers at EC3. Impact decks EC3 with a Single Leg Lariat. Impact follows that with the Shining Wizard. EC3 responds with a Knee Lift. Impact connects with a Standing Spanish Fly for a two count.
Impact goes for Star Ship Pain, but EC3 blocks it. Impact side steps EC3 into the turnbuckles. Impact with a SpringBoard RoundHouse Kick. EC3 tags in El Patron. Moose lands a Bicycle Kick. Impact SuperKicks El Patron. Impact hits the Star Ship Pain for a two count as EC3 drags Impact out of the ring. EC3 whips Impact face first to the steel ring post.
Coming out of the commercial break, El Patron is destroying Impact. Impact launches El Patron over the top rope. EC3 knocks Moose off the ring apron before Impact can make the tag. EC3 is isolating the ring in half. EC3 connects with the TK3 for a two count. EC3 applies a front facelock. EC3 drives Impact back first into the turnbuckles. EC3 tags in El Patron. El Patron with a Flying Haymaker for a two count. El Patron delivers a Belly to Back Suplex. EC3 goes for an Avalanche Belly to Back Suplex, but Impact counters with a Crossbody Block.
Impact finally makes the tag to Moose. Moose HeadButts El Patron. Moose rocks El Patron with the Hesitation Dropkick for a two count. Impact kicks EC3 in the gut. Impact drops EC3 with the MoonLight Drive. EL Patron SuperKicks Moose. Moose goes for an Inside Out Lariat, but El Patron counters with a Backstabber.
El Patron sends Moose shoulder first to the steel ring post. Impact with a Side Russian Leg Sweep to El Patron. Impact goes for The CountDown, but El Patron ducks out of the way. El Patron gets Impacted tied in the tree of woe. El Patron repeatedly kicks Impact in the ribs. El Patron lands a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Moose explodes out of the corner with a Running Lariat to pickup the victory.
Winner: Moose & Johnny Impact via Pinfall
Eli Drake, Chris Adonis and Austin Aries In-Ring Segment:
Fifth Match: Eli Drake (c) w/Chris Adonis vs. Austin Aries For The IMPACT World Heavyweight Championship
Adonis hits Aries in the back with the Global Title before the bell rings. Aries sends Drake shoulder first to the steel ring post. Aries knocks Adonis off the ring apron. Aries connects with a Corner Clothesline. Aries plants Drake with a BrainBuster to pickup the victory.
Winner: New IMPACT World Heavyweight Champion, Austin Aries via Pinfall
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