IMPACT Redemption 2018
April 22, 2018
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Aerostar vs. Drago
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Drago applies a waist lock. Aerostar transitions into a side headlock. Quick stale mate in the center of the ring. Aerostar blocks the deep-arm drag from Drago. Drago and Aerostar are trading leg sweeps. Drago avoids a dropkick from Aerostar. Drago kicks Aerostar in the ribs. Aerostar responds with a deep arm-drag. Aerostar with a STO to Drago. Drago shoves Aerostar. Aerostar ducks a clothesline from Drago. Drago thrust kicks the midsection of Aerostar. Aerostar drop toe holds Drago to the middle rope. Aerostar decks Drago with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Aerostar lands a Twisting Corkscrew Splash. Aerostar follows that with a Running Hurricanrana. Aerostar takes out Drago with a Pump Fake Crossbody Block.
Aerostar rolls Drago back into the ring. Aerostar side steps Drago into the turnbuckles. Drago attacks Aerostar in mid-air. Drago SuperKicks Aerostar. Drago slips over the back of Aerostar. Drago blasts Aerostar with a High Leg Lariat. Drago goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Aerostar lands back on his feet. Aerostar applies a waist lock. Drago creates distance with a Back Elbow Smash. Drago thrust kicks the upper chest region of Aerostar. Aerostar launches Drago to the ring apron. Drago delivers a Twisting Corkscrew Plancha. Drago hooks the inside leg for a two count. Drago with a Corner Clothesline to Aerostar. Drago SuperKicks the back of Aerostar’s head.
Drago with a Forearm Smash. Aerostar tosses Drago out of the ring. Aerostar lands a Bullet Tope. Aerostar rolls Drago back into the ring. Aerostar with the lateral press for a two count. Drago floats over into a cradle cover for a two count. Following a long pinning exchange, both men are knocked down after a double clothesline. Drago applies a wrist lock. Drago with a Tilt-A-Whirl Back Breaker. Drago follows that with a RoundHouse Kick for a two count. Drago lays Aerostar flat on the top rope. Drago drops Aerostar with a Hangman’s DDT for a two count. Aerostar and Drago are trading back and forth shots.
Aerostar dropkicks Drago. Aerostar fires off a Suicide Dive. Aerostar with a knife edge chop for a two count. Aerostar goes for a Stinger Splash, but Drago ducks out of the way. Drago brings his lighting quick offense to Aerostar. Drago with the La Magistral for a two count. Drago PowerBombs Aerostar for a two count. Drago goes for a Sunset Flip PowerBomb, but Aerostar lands back on his feet. Aerostar runs through Drago with a shoulder tackle. Aerostar clocks Drago with a Roll Through Cutter. Aerostar slips on the top rope. Aerostar with a Ring Apron Enzuigiri to Drago. Aerostar plants Drago with a SpringBoard Code Breaker to pickup the victory.
Winner: Aerostar via Pinfall
Second Match: LAX (c) vs. Eli Drake & Scott Steiner For The IMPACT World Tag Team Championship
Santana and Drake will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Drake backs Santana into the turnbuckles. Drake talks smack to Santana. Santana slaps Drake in the face. Santana dropkicks Drake. Santana brings Drake to the corner. Santana tags in Ortiz. Drake is desperately trying to create separation. Santana ducks a clothesline from Drake. Santana hits the Inverted Atomic Drop. LAX follows that with Stereo Back Elbow Smashes. Santana with an Assisted MoonSault to Drake. Ortiz delivers a Leaping Leg Drop for a two count. Drake levels Ortiz with a Knee Lift. Drake tags in Steiner.
Ortiz uppercuts Steiner. Drake lowers the top rope which sends Ortiz tumbling to the outside. Drake transitions into a ground and pound attack on the floor. Drake drives Ortiz back first to the ring apron. Steiner is playing mind games with Santana. Drake rolls Ortiz back into the ring. Steiner with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Steiner bounces Ortiz head on the top turnbuckle pad. Steiner kicks Ortiz in the gut. Steiner chucks Ortiz out of the ring. Steiner delivers Two FlatLiners. Steiner takes down LAX with a Double Clothesline. Steiner tags in Drake. Drake and Steiner lands Stereo ELI Drake Elbow Drops. Drake with the cover for a two count. Drake and Steiner are cutting the ring in half.
Drake goes for a Body Avalanche, but Ortiz counters with a Jumping Knee Strike. Ortiz with a Spike DDT to Steiner. Drake and Santana are tagged in. Santana fires up with multiple clotheslines. Santana attacks Steiner. Santana with a Roll Through Cutter to Drake. Santana follows that with a Pop Up Senton. LAX hits their SpringBoard MoonSault/Leg Drop Combination for a two count. Steiner responds with two Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex’s. Ortiz kicks Steiner in the jaw. Steiner gets Santana perched on the top turnbuckle.
Steiner with a Top Rope FrankenSteiner. Steiner locks in The Steiner Recliner. Ortiz breaks the submission hold with a SuperKick. Drake with a Back Elbow Smash to Ortiz. Drake lands a SpringBoard MoonSault. Santana responds with a SuperKick. Drake launches Santana to the ring apron. Santana creates distance with a big haymaker. Drake goes for a SuperPlex, but Ortiz gets in the way. LAX sets up for The Street Sweeper. Santana decides to take out Steiner with a Flying Crossbody Block. Drake rakes the eyes of Ortiz. Drake plants Ortiz with The Gravy Train to pickup the victory.
Winner: New IMPACT World Tag Team Champions, Eli Drake & Scott Steiner via Pinfall
Third Match: Brian Cage vs. Dezmond Xavier vs. DJZ vs. El Hijo Del Fantasma vs. Taiji Ishimori vs. Trevor Lee in a 6-Way Match
DJZ and Xavier will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. DJZ applies a wrist lock. Xavier reverses the hold. Xavier applies a side headlock. DJZ reverses the hold. Xavier with a Waist Lock TakeDown to DJZ. DJZ leapfrogs over Xavier. Xavier SomerSaults over DJZ. Xavier shoots DJZ into the ropes. Xavier kicks DJZ in the chest. Xavier dropkicks DJZ. DJZ kicks Xavier in the jaw. DJZ with a Head Scissors TakeOver to Xavier. DJZ thrust kicks the midsection of Xavier. Xavier ducks a clothesline from DJZ. DJZ side steps Xavier into the turnbuckles. DJZ with a SomerSault Plancha to Ishimori. Lee and Xavier are now the legal man.
Xavier launches Lee over the top rope. Fantasma with a Knee Lift to Xavier. Fantasma ducks a clothesline from Xaiver. Fantasma delivers a Head Scissors TakeOver of his own. Fantasma with a Double Knee Strike. Fantasma decks Xavier with a Step Up Enzuigiri. DJZ tags himself in. DJZ lands a Missile Dropkick. Fantasma drags DJZ out of the ring. Ishimori kicks Fantasma in the gut. Ishimori slides under Fantasma. Ishimori rams his shoulders into the midsection of Fantasma. Ishimori with a SpringBoard Seated Senton. Ishimori takes off his t-shirt. Fantasma with a Tilt-A-Whirl Back Breaker to Ishimori. Fantasma SuperKicks Ishimori. Fantasma goes for a Suicide Dive, but Lee counters with a clothesline. Lee trips DJZ in mid-air. Lee uses the referee as a protective shield.
Lee clocks Xavier with The Caveman Punch for a two count. Lee takes a swing at Cage. Lee starts choking DJZ. DJZ fires back with multiple jabs. Lee locks in the Heel Hook. DJZ with an inside cradle for a two count. Lee rakes the back of DJZ. Lee with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Lee with a Helluva Kick to Cage. Lee goes for another Belly to Back Suplex, but DJZ lands back on his feet. Cage tags himself in. Lee begs for mercy. Cage launches Lee back first to the turnbuckles. Cage with a series of Corner Lariats to Lee. Cage follows that with a Back Body Drop to Xavier. Fantasma thrust kicks the midsection of Cage. Cage responds with a Big Boot. Cage sends Fantasma out of the ring with a German Suplex. Cage clotheslines DJZ on the apron. Cage catches DJZ in mid-air. Cage deposits DJZ on the canvas. Cage lands a MoonSault off a second rope for a two count.
DJZ and Xavier unloads multiple SuperKicks on Cage. Xavier rocks Cage with a Corkscrew RoundHouse Kick. Ishimori with a Rolling Kick to Xavier. Ishimori takes out Cage with The Golden Triangle MoonSault. Lee responds with The PK. DJZ lands a SpringBoard Tornado DDT. Following a snap mare takeover, Xavier dropkicks the back of Fantasma’s neck. Fantasma kicks Xavier in the face. Fantasma goes for The Thrill Of The Kill, but DJZ counters with a SuperKick. DJZ with a Turnbuckle PowerBomb to Fantasma. Ishimori delivers a Rolling Death Valley Driver. Ishimori with a Spinning Heel Kick for a two count. Cage with a Double Clothesline to DJZ and Ishimori. Cage follows that with a Double Fallaway Slam to Xavier and Fantasma.
Lee ducks a clothesline from Cage. Cage rocks Lee with a Jumping Knee Strike. Lee responds with a Spinning PowerSlam for a two count. Xavier with a Triple Back Flip Kick to Lee. Fantasma tosses Xavier out of the ring. Fantasma wipes out Xavier with a Suicide Dive. Fantasma with a Falcon Arrow for a two count. Fantasma staggers DJZ with a Step Up Enzuigiri. DJZ with a Top Rope Hurricanrana for a two count. DJZ creates distance with a Jaw Breaker. DJZ goes for a Diving Back Elbow Strike, but Lee counters with a German Suplex. Ishimori breaks the pin attempt with a Diving Double Foot Stomp. Cage drops Ishimori with Weapon X for a two count. DJZ with a Roll Through ZDT to Ishimori. Lee takes down DJZ with a Standing Double Foot Stomp. Cage with a Discus Lariat to Lee. Cage throws Xavier face first to the top turnbuckle pad. Cage plants Xavier with The Drill Claw to pickup the victory.
Winner: Brian Cage via Pinfall
Fourth Match: Taya Valkyrie vs. Kiera Hogan
Taya repeatedly pats Hogan on the forehead after the bell rings. Hogan shoves Taya. Taya sends Hogan to the corner. Hogan ducks a clothesline from Taya. Hogan unloads a series of forearm shivers. Taya clotheslines Hogan. Hogan kicks Taya in the chest. Hogan with a Flying Hurricanrana to Hogan. Hogan lands a SpringBoard Arm-Drag. Hogan follows that with a dropkick. Hogan and Taya are brawling on the floor. Hogan whips Taya face first to the steel ring post. Taya places Hogan on the top turnbuckle. Hogan goes for a HeadScissors TakeOver, but Taya counters with a Buckle Bomb.
Taya kicks Hogan in the back. Taya is choking Hogan with her boot. Taya with Forearm Smashes across the chest of Hogan. Hogan decks Taya with a Hip Attack. Hogan with a Flying Crossbody Block to Taya. Taya responds with a Spinning PowerSlam for a two count. Taya is mauling Hogan in the center of the ring. Hogan reverses out of the irish whip. Taya with a Big Boot to Hogan. Taya thrust kicks the midsection of Hogan. Taya clocks Hogan with a High Knee Strike for a two count.
Taya bounces Hogan’s head on the top turnbuckle. Hogan fires back with more Forearms/Double Sledges. Hogan with a Running Senton for a two count. Hogan goes for a Leg Drop, but Taya ducks out of the way. Hogan thrust kicks Taya. Hogan with a Double Foot Stomp to the back of Taya for a two count. Hogan applies a waist lock. Taya decks Hogan with a Back Elbow Smash. Taya with a Saito Suplex for a two count. Hogan side steps Taya into the turnbuckles. Hogan SuperKicks Taya. Following a standing switch exchange, Taya plants Hogan with The Road To Valhalla to pickup the victory.
Winner: Taya Valkyrie via Pinfall
Scott Steiner & Petey Williams Backstage Segment:
Fifth Match: Matt Sydal (c) vs. Petey Williams For The IMPACT X-Division Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Sydal applies a waist lock. Williams transitions into a hammer lock. Sydal reverses the hold. Williams applies a side headlock. Sydal with a HeadLock TakeOver to Williams. Sydal and Williams are trading HeadScissors Escapes. Sydal locks in the Reverse Last Chancery. Williams ducks a clothesline from Sydal. Sydal with a leg sweep for a one count. Williams pokes Sydal in the eye. Williams lands a deep arm-drag. Sydal responds with another leg sweep. Williams with a crucifix cover for a two count. Williams blasts Sydal with a knife edge chop. Sydal reverses out of the irish whip from Williams. Williams delivers a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Sydal places Williams on the top turnbuckle. Williams lands a Flying Hurricanrana.
Sydal with a roll through cover fro a two count. Williams drop toe holds Sydal to the middle rope. Williams dropkicks the back of Sydal. Sydal creates distance with multiple back elbow smashes. Williams clocks Sydal with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Williams gets Sydal tied in the tree of woe. Williams thrust kicks the right knee of Sydal. Williams locks in the Single Leg Boston Crab. Williams with a Back Breaker to Sydal. Sydal responds with a Spinning Heel Kick. Sydal kicks Williams in the back. Sydal with a Big Boot for a two count. Sydal attacks the back of Williams knee. Williams fires back with multiple haymakers.
Williams goes for a BodySlam, but Sydal counters with a Leg Drop for a two count. Sydal hits a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Williams uppercuts Sydal. Williams and Sydal are trading back and forth kicks. Sydal dropkicks the injured knee of Williams. Williams with a SlingShot Code Breaker to Sydal. Williams connects with a Tilt-A-Whirl Side Russian Leg Sweep for a two count. Williams follows that with a Cradle DDT. Williams goes for The Canadian Destroyer, but Sydal blocks it. Williams with a TKO to Sydal. Williams is playing to the crowd. Sydal delivers another Spinning Heel Kick. Sydal with a Running Meteora to Williams. Sydal dives over Williams. Williams goes for a Pop Up PowerBomb, but Sydal counters with a Hurricanrana.
Williams locks in the SharpShooter. Sydal crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Sydal with a RoundHouse Kick across the injured knee of Williams. Williams responds with a SlingShot CodeBreaker on the apron. Williams rolls Sydal back into the ring. Sydal with a Jumping Knee Strike to Williams. Williams kicks Sydal in the jaw. Sydal lands a Top Rope FrankenSteiner. Sydal goes for The Shooting Star Press, but Williams gets his knees up in the air. Williams connects with The Canadian Destroyer. Sydal wisely rolls himself out of the ring. Sydal sends Williams crashing into the canvas. Williams goes for another Canadian Destroyer, but Sydal counters with a PumpHandle Driver to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IMPACT X-Division Champion, Matt Sydal via Pinfall
Eddie Edwards, Moose and Tommy Dreamer Backstage Interview:
Sixth Match: oVe vs. Eddie Edwards, Tommy Dreamer and Moose in a 6-Man Tag Team House Of Hardcore Match
Before the bell rings, Jake Crist goes for a SomerSault Plancha, but Moose catches him in mid-air. Moose PowerBombs Jake on the ring apron. Edwards with a Suicide Dive to Callihan. Dreamer delivers a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. A pier six brawls breaks out in the ringside area. Weapons are being deposit all over the place. Dreamer hits Jake with a trash can lid. Dreamer spits Sprite into Callihan’s eyes. Dreamer and Edwards are double teaming Dave Crist. Dreamer rolls Jake back into the ring. Dreamer with a Metal Cookie Sheet Shot to Jake. Dreamer connects with a Release Exploder Suplex with a Kendo Stick.
Dreamer gets Jake tied in the tree of woe. Dreamer goes for The Garbage Can Dropkick, but Callihan counters with a Bicycle Kick. Edwards throws a chair at Callihan. Edwards blasts Jake with the chair. Edwards goes for a Lariat, but Callihan counters with a Snap Exploder Suplex on the chair for a two count. Callihan avoids the Discus Lariat from Moose. Moose PowerBombs Callihan. Moose follows that with a Running Senton. Moose takes off his t-shirt. Moose goes for a SomerSault Plancha, but oVe sends him crashing into the ladder. Dreamer and Edwards attacks The Crist Brothers with the kendo stick. Dreamer and Edwards locks in Stereo Single Leg Boston Crabs. Callihan breaks the submission holds with multiple Kendo Stick Shots.
Callihan transitions into a ground and pound attack on Edwards. oVe are triple teaming Dreamer. Jake decks Dreamer with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Jake SuperKicks Dreamer. Jake wraps this sequence with a Spinning Heel Kick. oVe sets up a table contraption on the floor. Callihan tells Edwards to bring it. Callihan throws a garbage can at Edwards. Jake connects with a Pop Up Cutter on a collection of chairs for a two count. Moose with a Corner Dropkick to Dave. Callihan kicks Moose in the jaw. Moose knocks Callihan off the top turnbuckle with a Standing Dropkick.
Moose puts the garbage can on top of Jake’s head. Moose with a Hesitation Dropkick for a two count. Dave is choking Edwards with duck tape. Dreamer drags Callihan out of the ring. Dreamer puts Callihan through a table with a Running Death Valley Driver. Dave thrust kicks the midsection of Edwards. Dave dumps a thousand thumbtacks in the corner. Moose throws Jake shoulder first to the steel ring post. Moose and Edwards puts Dave through the thumbtacks with a PowerBomb/Diving Leg Drop Combination. Callihan whips Dreamer face first to the table in the corner. Moose lays Dave flat on the tables that are set up on the floor. Moose goes for a Diving Splash off the ring apron, but Jake saves his brother with a Flying Cutter.
Edwards and Callihan are exchanging blows. Callihan gauges the eyes of Edwards. Callihan hits The Get Out Of Here for a two count. Callihan places a box on Edwards head. Callihan has a baseball bat. Dreamer blasts Callihan with a Barbed Wire Baseball Bat. Dreamer with a DDT to Callihan. Callihan responds with a low blow. Callihan rolls Dreamer over to pickup the victory. After the match, Edwards attacks Callihan with the Barbed Wire Baseball Bat. Callihan is busted open. Edwards starts taping Callihan’s shoulders on the top rope. Edwards kicks Callihan in the family jewels. Edwards is demolishing Callihan with a Kendo Stick. Unfortunately, Edwards anger got the best of him as he inadvertently lays out his wife with the Kendo Stcik.
Winner: Eddie Edwards, Tommy Dreamer and Moose via Pinfall
Seventh Match: Allie (c) vs. Su Yung w/Braxton Sutter For The IMPACT Knockouts Championship
Yung drops Allie with a Forearm Smash before the bell rings. Yung transitions into a ground and pound attack. Allie responds with a Lou Thez Press. Allie repeatedly stomps on Yung’s chest. Allie with a Turnbuckle Suplex to Yung. Allie follows that with a Sliding Forearm Smash. Allie hangs out with The Bunny Section. Yung drags Allie back into the ring. Allie bounces Yung’s head on the middle turnbuckle pad. Sutter drags Yung out of the ring. Yung is trying to regain her composure on the outside.
Sutter gets Allie tied in the tree of woe. Yung repeatedly kicks the back of Allie. Yung with a Hangman’s Neck Breaker for a two count. Allie decks Yung with a Back Elbow Smash. Allie side steps Yung into the turnbuckles. Yung drives the back of Allie’s neck to the top rope. Yung lands a Flying Cannonball Strike. Yung rolls Allie back into the ring. Yung hooks the outside leg for a two count. Yung brings out a unique glove.
Allie drops Yung with a CodeBreaker. Allie and Yung are trading back and forth shots. Allie hits a Turnbuckle DDT. Allie brings her lighting quick offense to Yung. Allie with a Side Russian Leg Sweep for a two count. Allie goes for the BSE, but Yung ducks out of the way. Yung with a Draping Tiger Driver for a two count. Allie fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Allie connects with The BSE. Allie slaps Sutter off the ring apron. Yung goes for The Panic Switch, but Allie rolls her over to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IMPACT Knockouts Champion, Allie via Pinfall
Eight Match: Austin Aries (c) vs. Fenix vs. Pentagon Jr in a Triple Threat Match For The IMPACT World Championship
Pentagon reminds Aries that he has zero fear. Aries shoves Pentagon. Aries is chilling on the top rope. Aries and Fenix engages in a shoving contest. Aries slaps Pentagon in the chest. Aries drives Pentagon face first across the top turnbuckle pad. Aries kicks Pentagon in the gut. Aries unloads clubbing haymakers to Pentagon and Fenix. Aries follows that with a Ear Clap/Forearm Combination. Pentagon and Fenix goes for Stereo SuperKicks, but Aries rolls himself out of the ring. Fenix knocks Aries off the ring apron. Pentagon with a SlingBlade to Fenix. Fenix responds with a Back Elbow Smash. Fenix dives over Pentagon. Aries goes for a German Suplex, but Fenix blocks it. Fenix with a Bicycle Kick to Pentagon. Fenix drop Aries with a Spinning Heel Kick. Fenix follows that with a Roll Through Cutter.
Aries launches Fenix to the ring apron. Aries with the cover for a two count. Aries locks in The Last Chancery. Fenix breaks the submission with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick. Fenix is lighting up Aries chest in the corner. Aries reverses out of the irish whip from Fenix. Aries with a Leaping Back Elbow to Fenix. Following a snap mare takeover, Aries lands a Delayed Elbow Drop for a two count. Aries with a Knee/Elbow Drop Combination for a two count. Aries goes for a Brain Buster, but Pentagon counters with a SuperKick. Aries responds with a Body Scissors Bulldog. Aries goes back to The Last Chancery. Pentagon rolls himself out of the ring. Fenix delivers a series of forearm smashes. Aries claps the ears of Fenix. Aries with an Assisted Hurricanrana to Pentagon.
Fenix takes out Aries and Pentagon with a SpringBoard Spinning Corkscrew Splash. Fenix rolls Pentagon back into the ring. Fenix with an Avalanche Swanton Bomb for a two count. Aries wears down Fenix with multiple knee lifts. Fenix blocks The Brain Buster. Aries with a Vertical Suplex to Fenix. Pentagon tries to steal the victory. Pentagon goes for The Sacrifice, but Fenix counters with a SuperKick. Following a Forearm Exchange, Aries rocks Fenix with a Roaring Elbow. Aries hits his Shin Breaker/Saito Suplex Combination. Aries follows that with a Corner Dropkick. Pentagon sends Aries crashing to the outside with a Step Up Enzuigiri.
Pentagon with a LungBlower on Fenix for a two count. Fenix with a Spinning Heel Kick to Pentagon. Pentagon responds with a SuperKick. Fenix decks Pentagon with a SomerSault European Uppercut. Fenix connects with The Muscle Buster for a two count. Fenix levels Pentagon with a High Leg Lariat. Fenix slaps Pentagon in the face. Fenix goes for a Lucha Libre Arm-Drag, but Pentagon counters with The Pentagon Driver for a two count. Aries goes for The Brain Buster, but Pentagon lands back on his feet. Aries with The Roaring Elbow to Pentagon.
Pentagon fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Aries rams his shoulders into the midsection of Pentagon. Aries delivers a Hangman’s Neck Breaker. Pentagon SuperKicks Fenix in mid-air. Pentagon blocks the Suicide Dive from Aries. Aries launches Pentagon over the steel guard rail. Aries brings Pentagon and Fenix to the corner. Aries lands a Double 450 Splash for a two count. Aries with Corner Dropkicks to Pentagon and Fenix. Pentagon and Fenix fires back with The SuperKick Party. Pentagon connects with a Gory Special/Package Pile Driver Combination. Pentagon follows that with The Sacrifice to Aries. Pentagon plants Aries with The Pentagon Driver to pickup the victory.
Winner: New IMPACT World Champion, Pentagon Jr via Pinfall
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