Impact One Night Only: Cali Combat
May 11, 2018
Salinas PAL Armory
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Luster The Legend vs. Scotty Wringer
Wringer attacks Luster before the bell rings. Luster takes down Wringer with a Back Body Drop. Luster clotheslines Wringer. Wringer is trying to regain his composure on the outside. Luster chases Wringer around the ringside area. Wringer repeatedly stomps on Lusters back. Wringer bounces Luster head on the top turnbuckle pad. Luster fires back with multiple bodyshots. Luster with a Corner Clothesline to Wringer. Luster follows that with a BodySlam. Luster with a Diving HeadButt for a two count.
Luster delivers a stiff haymaker. Luster with an Elbow Drop to Wringer. Luster levels Wringer with an Mongolian Chop. Luster is mauling Wringer in the center of the ring. Luster is lighting up Wringer’s chest. Luster gets Wringer tied in the tree of woe. Luster hits The Reno Swing. Luster clotheslines Wringer over the top rope. Luster lands a Suicide Dive. Luster rolls Wringer back into the ring. Wringer kicks Luster in the jaw.
Wringer drops Luster with a BlockBuster. Wringer starts choking Luster. Wringer with clubbing strikes across the back of Lusters head. Luster creates distance with a Delayed Vertical Suplex. Wringer side steps Luster into the turnbuckles. Wringer with a Swinging Neck Breaker to Luster. Wringer stomps on the midsection of Luster. Wringer connects with The Jack Pot for a two count. Wringer locks in The Cravate. Wringer transitions into a Sleeper Hold. Luster with a SpineBuster to Wringer. Luster plants Wringer with a TKO to pickup the victory.
Winner: Luster The Legend via Pinfall
Second Match: Trevor Lee vs. Kimo
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Lee backs Kimo into the turnbuckles. We have a quick stalemate in the corner. Lee talks trash to the Salinas crowd. Lee applies an arm-bar. Lee transitions into a wrist lock. Kimo reverses the hold. Following a snap mare takeover, Kimo applies a rear chin lock. Lee blasts Kimo with a straight right hand. Lee bounces Kimo’s head on the top turnbuckle. Lee goes for a Hip Toss, but Kimo counters with a Monkey Flip. Kimo bodyslams Lee. Kimo with a Running Elbow Drop for a two count. Kimo ducks a clothesline from Lee. Lee rolls himself out of the ring.
Kimo blasts Lee with a Running Forearm Smash. Kimo repeatedly bounces Lee’s head on the ring apron. Kimo rams his shoulders into the midsection of Lee. Lee bites Kimo’s thumb. Lee knocks Kimo off the ring apron with a Caveman Punch. Lee follows that with The PK. Lee with a Running Knee Drop to Kimo. Lee is choking Kimo with his boot. Lee drops Kimo with a Knife Edge Chop. Kimo fires back with a series of uppercuts. Lee dropkicks Kimo for a two count. Lee whips Kimo back first across the turnbuckles. Lee with a disrespectful cover for a two count.
Lee rakes the eyes of Kimo. Lee staggers Kimo with a big haymaker. Lee goes for a Biel Throw, but Kimo counters with a BackSlide Cover for a two count. Kimo decks Lee with a Back Elbow Smash. Kimo side steps Lee into the turnbuckles. Kimo with a Running Knee Strike to Lee. Kimo follows that with a Running Bulldog for a two count. Lee blocks The Exploder Suplex.
Lee drives Kimo throat first into the middle rope. Lee PowerBombs Kimo for a two count. Lee kicks Kimo in the jaw. Kimo responds with an Exploder Suplex for a two count. Kimo goes for a Flying Double Foot Stomp, but Lee ducks out of the way. Lee uses the referee as protection. Lee levels Kimo with a Leg Lariat. Lee plants Kimo with a Running Double Foot Stomp to pickup the victory.
Winner: Trevor Lee via Pinfall
Third Match: Katarina Leigh vs. Taya Valkyrie
Leigh applies a waist lock. Taya reverses the hold. Taya with a waist lock takedown. Leigh applies a wrist lock. Taya with a single leg takedown to Leigh. Taya applies a front face lock. Leigh transitions into a side headlock. Taya concludes this long grappling exchange with a big haymaker. Taya bounces Leigh’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Taya and Leigh are trading back and forth shots. Leigh side steps Taya into the turnbuckles. Leigh delivers a Tilt-A-Whirl Head Scissors TakeOver. Taya places Leigh on the top turnbuckle. Leigh drops Taya with a Tornado DDT for a two count.
Taya is trying to create separation. Taya rams her shoulders into the midsection of Leigh. Taya hits a Draping Neck Breaker. Taya kicks Leigh in the back. Taya blasts Leigh with a Running Double Knee Strike for a two count. Leigh responds with a Sunset Flip for a two count. Taya with a Fallaway Slam to Leigh for a two count. Taya applies a rear chin lock. Leigh gets back to a vertical base. Taya takes down Leigh with a SitOut Rear Mat Slam for a two count. Taya gets Leigh trapped in the SharpShooter. Leigh crawls to the bottom rope to create separation.
Leigh school girls Taya for a two count. Taya responds with a Glancing Blow. Leigh decks Taya with a Jaw Breaker. Leigh follows that with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Following a forearm exchange, Leigh clotheslines Taya. Taya fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Leigh kicks Taya in the face. Leigh lands a Missile Dropkick for a two count. Taya connects with a Cutter for a two count. Taya yells at the referee. Taya with a Corner Clothesline to Leigh. Taya goes for The Running Meteora, but Leigh ducks out of the way. Leigh with a Samoan Drop for a two count. Taya fires back with a Swinging Neck Breaker for a two count. Taya goes for The Road To Valhalla, but Leigh counters with a Victory Roll to pickup the victory.
Winner: Katarina Leigh via Pinfall
Fourth Match: James Ellsworth vs. Kal Jack
Ellsworth and Jack engages in a Popularity Contest after the bell rings. Ellsworth throws two haymakers at Jack. Jack drops Ellsworth with a shoulder tackle. Jack follows that with a straight right hand. Jack rolls Ellsworth back into the ring. Ellsworth is trying to play mind games with Jack. Jack chases Ellsworth around the ringside area. Ellsworth goes for No Chin Music, but Jack blocks it.
Jack with a Swinging Slam for a two count. Jack is having a hard time applying a rear chin lock. Ellsworth fires up with clubbing haymakers. Jack gets Ellsworth trapped in a Bear Hug. Ellsworth bites the forehead of Jack. Ellsworth with rapid fire jabs to Jack. Ellsworth brings a folding chair into the ring. Ellsworth low blows Jack. Ellsworth connects with No Chin Music to pickup the victory.
Winner: James Ellsworth via Pinfall
Fifth Match: LAX (c) vs. The Ballard Brothers w/Missy Carlie For The IMPACT World Tag Team Championship
Santana and Shannon will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Santana with a waist lock takedown to Shannon. Santana applies a front face lock. Shannon transitions into a hammer lock. Santana reverses the hold. Santana grapples around Shannon. Santana applies a side headlock. Santana drops Shannon with a shoulder tackle. Santana ducks a clothesline from Shannon. Santana goes for a Roll Through Cutter, but Shannon blocks it. Santana with a Running Yazucka Kick. Santana is lighting up Shannon’s chest in the corner. Santana tags in Ortiz.
Ortiz rams his shoulders into the midsection of Shannon. Santana follows that with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ortiz with a Running Splash for a two count. Shannon blocks The Northern Lights Suplex. Shannon tags in Shane. Ortiz ducks a clothesline from Shane. Ortiz hits The Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Following a snap mare takeover, Ortiz fires off a Running Leg Drop. Santana with a Pop Up MoonSault for a two count. LAX are cutting the ring in half.
Santana with knife edge chops to Shane. Shane clotheslines Santana. Shane tags in Shannon. Shannon is putting the boots to Santana. Shannon places Santana on the top rope. Shannon blasts Santana with a Running Boot for a one count. Shannon applies a front face lock. Shannon tags in Shane. Shane tosses Santana out of the ring. Missy Carlie attacks Santana behind the referee’s back. The Ballard Brothers are double teaming Santana. Shannon applies a rear chin lock. Shane drop toe holds Santana into a Low Dropkick from Shannon. Shane drags Santana to the corner. Shane with the cover for a one count. Santana is trying to escape The Ballard Brothers corner.
Shannon with a SpineBuster to Santana. Shannon knocks Ortiz off the ring apron. Carlie with a BodyScissors Leg Drop to Santana. Shannon with the lateral press for a two count. Shannon goes back to the rear chin lock. Shannon tags in Shane. Santana levels Shane with a Big Boot. Santana follows that with a Missile Dropkick/Tornado DDT Combination. Santana tags in Ortiz. Ortiz clotheslines Shannon. Ortiz with a Back Elbow Strike to Shane. Ortiz dropkicks the left knee of Shannon. Ortiz with a DDT to Shannon. Following another snap mare takeover, Ortiz delivers a Running Elbow Drop for a two count. Santana takes out Shannon with a Bicycle Kick.
Santana with a Leaping Hip Attack to Shane. Ortiz runs through Shane with a Body Avalanche. Santana wraps this sequence with a Tip Up Cannonball Strike for a two count. LAX goes for The Street Sweeper, but Carlie gets in the way. The Ballard Brothers connects with their signature maneuver for a two count. Santana tags himself in. Santana is throwing multiple forearms at The Ballard Brothers. The Ballard Brothers responds with a Side Russian Leg Sweep/STO Combination for a two count. Shannon transitions into a ground and pound attack. The Ballard Brothers goes for a Double SuperPlex, but LAX counters with a Double Street Sweeper to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IMPACT World Tag Team Champions, LAX via Pinfall
Sixth Match: Allie (c) vs. Samara For The IMPACT Knockouts Championship
Samara attacks Allie before the bell rings. Samara transitions into a ground and pound attack. Samara irish whip Allie to the corner. Allie side steps Samara into the turnbuckles. Allie with a Corner Clothesline to Samara. Allie follows that with a Sliding Lariat. Allie decks Samara with a Sliding Forearm Smash. Allie bounces Samara head on the top turnbuckle pad. Allie ducks a clothesline from Samara. Allie with a Running Crossbody Block for a two count. Samara drop toe holds Allie to the middle turnbuckle. Samara with a Northern Lights Suplex to Allie. Samara with an Elbow Drop for a two count. Samara is wearing down Allie on the second rope.
Samara is choking Allie with her boot. Allie repeatedly stomps on Samara’s chest. Allie blasts Samara with a Back Elbow Smash. Samara slams Allie’s head on the canvas for a two count. Samara applies a rear chin lock. Allie gets back to a vertical base. Once again Samara drives Allie’s head into the canvas for a two count. Allie thrust kicks the midsection of Samara. Allie and Samara are trading back and forth shots. Allie levels Samara with a Knee Lift. Allie ducks a clothesline from Samara. Both ladies are knockdown after a Double Hair Whip.
Following a forearm exchange, Allie clotheslines Samara. Samara responds with a Knee Lift. Allie dropkicks Samara into the middle turnbuckle pad for a two count. Samara avoids The BSE. Samara gets Allie trapped in a Knee Bar. Allie crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Allie connects with a CodeBreaker for a two count. Allie goes for The Allie Valley Driver, but Samara counters with a Swinging Neck Breaker for a two count. Allie blocks The Double UnderHook Suplex. Allie plants Samara with The BSE to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IMPACT Knockouts Champion, Allie via Pinfall
Seventh Match: Matt Sydal (c) vs. Eddie Edwards For The IMPACT X-Division Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Edwards applies a wrist lock. Sydal reverses the hold. Sydal and Edwards quickly traded hammer locks. Sydal with a side headlock takeover to Edwards. A side headlock takeover exchange leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Edwards applies a side headlock. Sydal leapfrogs over Edwards. Sydal with a Step Up Hurricanrana to Edwards. Sydal follows that with a Monkey Flip. Sydal goes for a Standing MoonSault, but Edwards counters with a school boy rollup for a two count.
Sydal with a leg sweep to Edwards. Sydal hits The Standing MoonSault for a two count. Sydal kicks the back of Edwards hamstring. Edwards drops Sydal with a big haymaker. Edwards delivers multiple knife edge chops. Sydal with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver to Edwards. Sydal dishes out The Sliding D. Sydal with a Baseball Slide Dropkick to Edwards. Edwards inadvertently chops the steel ring post. Edwards kicks Sydal in the jaw. Edwards with a Flying CodeBreaker for a two count. Edwards applies a wrist lock. Edwards launches Sydal back first across the turnbuckles.
Edwards slams Sydal’s head on the turnbuckle pads. Sydal with stiff leg kicks to Edwards. Edwards drops Sydal with a Knife Edge Chop. Sydal responds with a Spinning Heel Kick. Sydal with a Swinging Neck Breaker to Edwards. Edwards connects with a Blue Thunder Bomb for a two count. Edwards bodyslams Sydal. Edwards goes for a MoonSault, but Sydal ducks out of the way. Edwards thrust kicks the midsection of Sydal. Edwards goes for a Tiger Driver, but Sydal counters with a Hurricanrana for a two count. Sydal kicks Edwards in the chest. Edwards responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Sydal negates The Chin Checker. Sydal with a Standing Frankensteiner to Edwards. Sydal lands The Shooting Star Press to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IMPACT X-Division Champion, Matt Sydal via Pinfall
Eight Match: Austin Aries (c) vs. Eli Drake For The IMPACT World Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Aries applies a wrist lock. Drake reverses the hold. Aries floats over into a hammer lock. Aries with a quick cover for a one count. Drake rolls himself out of the ring. Drake kicks Aries in the gut. Drake rams his shoulders into the midsection of Aries. Aries dives over Drake. Aries lands a deep arm-drag. Aries applies an arm-bar. Drake goes for a Bodyslam, but Aries holds onto the arm-bar. Drake backs Aries into the corner. Drake kicks the back of Aries ankle. Drake with an inverted atomic drop to Aries. Aries responds with an inverted atomic drop of his own. Aries is mocking Drake. Aries ducks a clothesline from Drake. Aries sends Drake crashing to the outside.
Aries drops Drake with a Flying Double Sledge. Aries dishes out more atomic drops on the floor. Aries and Drake are sitting with the front row patrons. Aries rolls Drake back into the ring. Drake stomps on Aries back. Drake transitions into a ground and pound attack. Aries with an Open Hand Chop to Drake. Aries goes for a Draping Neck Breaker, but Drake blocks it. Drake hot shots Aries into the ropes. Drake with a Running Fist Drop for a two count.
Drake unloads vicious haymakers in the corner. Drake slingshots Aries throat first across the bottom rope. Drake drives his elbow into the chest of Aries. Drake goes for a Running Boot, but Aries ducks out of the way. Aries fires up with multiple shoulder blocks. Aries bounces Drake’s head on the turnbuckle pad, nine times. Aries hits The Draping Neck Breaker. Aries follows that with a Missile Dropkick for a two count.
Drake drags Aries out of the ring. Drake bounces Aries head on the ring apron. Aries returns the favor. Aries goes for a SlingShot Pescado, but Drake catches him in mid-air. Drake deposits Aries back first on the ring apron for a two count. Drake goes for a Running SuperPlex, but Aries counters with a ear clap. Drake shoves the referee into the ropes. Drake blasts Aries with The Impact World Title for a two count. Drake goes for The Gravy Train, but Aries counters with a rolling crucifix to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IMPACT World Champion, Austin Aries via Pinfall
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