December 13, 2018
Sam’s Town Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Rich Swann vs. Dave Crist w/oVe In A Ultimate X Qualifying Match
Crist starts things off with a Pump Kick. Crist is throwing haymakers at Swann. Crist is choking Swann with his boot. Crist drops Swann with a straight right hand. Swann reverses out of the irish whip from Crist. Jake Crist dumps Swann back first on the apron. Crist with the early cover for a two count. Crist applies a rear chin lock. Swann gets back to a vertical base. Crist blasts Swann with a knife edge chop. Crist continues to choke Swann in the corner.
Crist whips Swann chest first across the turnbuckles. Swann blocks a punch from Crist. Swann with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Swann follows that with a SomerSault Plancha. Swann rolls Crist back into the ring. Swann with a series of jabs. Swann delivers his lighting quick offense. Swann with a HandSpring Cutter for a two count.
Swann goes for The Phoenix Splash, but Crist ducks out of the way. Crist goes for a Twisting DDT, but Swann rolls him over to pickup the victory. After the match, oVe starts beating down Swann. Sami Callihan is not happy. Willie Mack storms into the ring to make the save. Mack drops Callihan with a Stunner. Mack transitions into a ground and pound attack. oVe heads to the backstage area.
Winner: Rich Swann via Pinfall
– Moose gets interviewed by McKenzie Mitchell. One of Moose’s many girlfriends stole the gift he had for Mitchell, but that’s besides the point. Moose is not concern about Eddie Edwards. Moose says that computers die. Laptops die. Electric cards die. Machines die. But legends live forever. And tonight Brian Cage will find out first hand why Moose is a legend.
Taya Valkyrie & Tessa Blanchard In-Ring Segment:
Gail Kim will be the special guest referee for the Tessa Blanchard/Taya Valkyrie Knockouts Championship Match at the Impact Wrestling Homecoming PPV.
.@Tess_Blanchard respects @gailkimITSME – but that won't stop Tessa running right through her if need be. #IMPACTonPop pic.twitter.com/Nrf9oy7F0N
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) December 14, 2018
Second Match: Trey Miguel w/The Rascalz vs. Trevor Lee In A Ultimate X Qualifying Match
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Lee applies an arm-bar. Lee transitions into a wrist lock. Miguel reverses the hold. Miguel applies a hammer lock. The feeling out process continues. Lee with a single leg takedown. Miguel avoids The PK. Miguel goes for a Step Up Enzuigiri, but Lee ducks out of the way. Lee goes for a DeadLift German Suplex, but Miguel lands back on his feet. Miguel is playing mind games with Lee. Miguel ducks a clothesline from Lee. Miguel is throwing forearms at Lee. Miguel dives over Lee. Miguel with a Snap Hurricanrana.
Lee sends Miguel to the ring apron. Miguel slides under Lee. Miguel dropkicks Lee off the apron. Miguel with a HeadScissors TakeOver on the floor. Miguel rolls Lee back into the ring. Lee ducks a clothesline from Miguel. Lee kicks Miguel in the back. Lee with a BackBreaker for a two count. Lee rams his knee across Miguel’s face. Lee is choking Miguel with his boot. Lee blasts Miguel with a knife edge chop. Lee follows that with a Biel Throw. Lee flexes his muscles.
Miguel kicks Lee in the jaw. Lee responds with another BackBreaker. Lee is bending Miguel in half. Miguel displays his fighting spirit. Lee slaps Miguel in the face. Lee talks smack to Miguel. Miguel delivers his lighting quick offense. Miguel with an OverHead Kick. Lee decks Miguel with a back elbow smash. Miguel rocks Lee with a High Head Kick. Miguel with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Lee pulls Miguel off the second rope. Lee with a Forearm Smash. Lee goes for a SuperPlex, but Miguel counters with a 619. Miguel with another Hurricanrana to pickup the victory.
Winner: Trey Miguel via Pinfall
– Dark Allie will battle Kiera Hogan at the Impact Wrestling Homecoming PPV.
– This weeks GWN Flashback Moment Of The Week is the Ultimate X Match from Bound For Glory 2009.
– Video Package for LAX vs. The Lucha Brothers.
– Konnan wants nothing to do with LAX vs. The Lucha Brothers. So much so that LAX will have to go it alone without him tonight.
The Lucha Brothers Promo:
.@PENTAELZEROM and @ReyFenixMx insist they will prevail against LAX! #IMPACTonPop pic.twitter.com/WtrdlMcyx6
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) December 14, 2018
Third Match: Fenix w/Pentagon Jr. vs. Santana w/Ortiz
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Fenix applies a front face lock. Santana slaps Fenix in the chest. Santana goes for a Lucha Libre Arm-Drag, but Fenix lands back on his feet. Fenix with a Double SpringBoard Arm-Drag TakeOver. Fenix launches Santana to the ring apron. Santana with a forearm smash. Santana with a SpringBoard Hurricanrana. Fenix heads to the outside. Santana lands a SomerSault Plancha. Fenix responds with a Jumping Palm Strike. Fenix with a Spinning Side Kick. Fenix delivers a Triangle MoonSault. Fenix rolls Santana back into the ring.
Fenix goes for a Swanton Bomb, but Santana ducks out of the way. Santana drops Fenix with a Running Knee for a two count. Fenix with shots to the midsection of Santana. Santana fires back with forearm shivers. Santana with a Uranage Slam for a two count. Ortiz urges on his partner. Fenix with a series of forearm shivers. Fenix with an Apron Enzuigiri. Santana SuperKicks Fenix. Fenix hits The HandSpring Cutter for a two count.
Santana reverses out of the irish whip from Fenix. Fenix goes for a German Suplex, but Santana lands back on his feet. Standing Switch Exchange. Santana with a Reverse Hurricanrana. Fenix responds with a Reverse Hurricanrana of his own. Santana and Fenix are trading back and forth shots. Fenix with a Spinning Heel Kick. Santana SuperKicks Fenix. Fenix responds with a Pump Kick. Santana gets trapped in between the ropes.
Fenix with a Running PK for a two count. Santana ducks a clothesline from Fenix. Santana with a Roll Through Cutter. Santa delivers The Alley Oop. Santana with a SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Santana brings Fenix to the corner. Fenix with a Jumping Palm Strike. Fenix goes for The Fire Thunder Driver, but Santana rolls him over for a two count. Fenix unloads a flurry of kicks. Fenix with a Spinning Side Kick. Fenix plants Santana with The Fire Thunder Driver to pickup the victory.
Winner: Fenix via Pinfall
– Killer Kross is trying to get Johnny Impact mentally prepared for Brian Cage. Impact tells Kross to stay away from him and his wife. Kross calls Impact a lazy husband who can’t protect his wife.
– Impact Wrestling will be returning to Mexico on January 11 and 12.
Eli Drake & Raven Segment:
There are few more legendary for making hardcore wrestling popular than @theraveneffect. @TheEliDrake couldn't help but confront him. #IMPACTonPop pic.twitter.com/DpUzs6rzKr
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) December 14, 2018
Fourth Match Ruby Raze w/Katarina vs. Jordynne Grace
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Raze shoves Grace. Grace is throwing forearms at Raze. Grace goes for an irish whip, but Raze blocks it. Grace sends Raze face first to the middle turnbuckle. Grace with a Running Meteora. Grace follows that with a Running Elbow Smash. Katarina is running interference. Raze with a German Suplex. Raze stomps on Grace’s back. Raze with a clubbing forearm. Raze is applying pressure to Grace’s neck. Katarina delivers a cheap shot from the outside.
Raze with a Draping PowerSlam for a one count. Raze is flustered. Grace talks smack to Raze. Raze goes for a ChokeSlam, but Grace powers out of it. Grace with stiff bodyshots. Grace ducks a clothesline from Raze. Raze fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Raze with a Forearm Smash. Raze goes for a Body Avalanche, but Grace ducks out of the way. Grace connects with a Running PowerBomb. Grace follows that with a Muscle Buster to Katarina. Grace plants Raze with The Vader Bomb to pickup the victory.
Winner: Jordynne Grace via Pinfall
– Scarlett Bordeaux wants The New Desi Hit Squad to fight KM & Fallah Bahh for her affection.
Fifth Match: Brian Cage vs. Moose
Cage goes for a shoulder tackle, but Moose stands still. Moose talks smack to Cage. Moose pokes Cage in the eye. Moose drops Cage with a shoulder tackle. Moose poses for the crowd. Cage dropkicks Moose. Cage with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Moose heads to the outside. Cage uppercuts Moose. Cage with a straight right hand. Cage slams Moose head on the ring steps. Cage goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Moose blocks it. Moose with a knife edge chop. Moose inadvertently chops the steel ring post. Moose drives Cage back first into the apron. Moose with a Running Pump Kick. Cage PowerBombs Moose on the apron.
Cage rolls Moose back into the ring. Moose sends Cage face first to the middle turnbuckle. Moose with a Hesitation Dropkick. Moose transitions into a ground and pound attack. Moose repeatedly whips Cage back first across the turnbuckles. Moose flexes his muscles. Cage kicks Moose in the jaw. Moose responds with a Standing Dropkick. Moose drives Cage into the steel guard rail. Moose is too focused on taunting the crowd. Cage lands a SomerSault Plancha. Moose kicks Cage in the jaw. Cage responds with a SpineBuster for a two count.
Cage with a Running Uppercut. Cage goes for a German Suplex, but Moose counters with a Back Elbow Smash. Cage negates The Game Changer. Cage SuperKicks Moose. Moose connects with The Go To Hell for a two count. Moose with a Pop Up PowerBomb. Moose follows that with a Running Senton for a two count. Cage leapfrogs over Moose. Cage with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Cage with a Vertical Suplex off the second rope for a two count. Moose starts biting Cage’s ear. Moose and Cage are trading back and forth shots.
Cage with a Jumping Knee Strike. Moose HeadButts Cage. Moose hits The Game Changer. Cage wraps this sequence with a Discus Lariat. Moose goes for a Pump Kick, but Cage counters with a High Knee Strike. Cage PowerBombs Moose. Moose Spears Cage. Eddie Edwards attacks Moose from behind which cause the disqualification. Edwards drives Moose face first into the steel ring post. Edwards with a SlingShot Crossbody Block. Edwards is beating up Moose all around the ringside area. Edwards lands a Suicide Dive. Edwards whips Moose with Kenny the Kendo Stick to close the show.
Winner: Moose via Disqualification
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