January 3, 2019
Sam’s Town Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Rich Swann, Willie Mack and The Rascalz vs. oVe, Matt Sydal and Ethan Page in a 10-Man Tag Team Match
Trey Miguel and Jake Crist will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Jake applies a side headlock. Jake drops Miguel with a shoulder tackle. Miguel leapfrogs over Jake. Miguel tags in Xavier. Rascalz are double teaming Jake. Jake tags in Callihan. Xavier dropkicks Callihan. Xavier tags in Wentz. Wentz delivers multiple bronco busters. Wentz is playing mind games with oVe. Wentz applies a wrist lock. Wentz tags in Swann. Swann with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Swann tags in Mack. Mack with a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Mack bodyslams Callihan. Mack tags in Miguel. Callihan with a forearm smash. This leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. All hell is breaking loose in Las Vegas.
Sydal PowerBombs Wentz. Miguel drives his knee into the midsection of Callihan. Callihan drops Miguel with a Vicious Lariat. Callihan follows that with a Flying Lariat. Miguel with a Hurricanrana on the floor. Jake responds with a Suicide Dice. Swann with a Twisting Corkscrew Plancha. Page delivers a Suicide Dive. Mack wraps this sequence with a SomerSault Plancha. Sydal rocks Xavier with a Jumping Enzuigiri. Wentz with a Running Splash off Xavier’s back. Xavier with a Space Fly Tiger Drop. Jake with an Avalanche Cutter to the outside.
Coming out of the commercial break, Callihan bodyslams Miguel. Callihan applies a rear chin lock. Miguel gets back to a vertical base. Callihan with a clubbing blow to Miguel’s back. Callihan tags in Dave. Dave kicks Miguel in the ribs. Dave blasts Miguel with a knife edge chop. Dave drops Miguel with a Pump Kick. Page repeatedly stomps on Miguel’s chest. Dave slingshots Miguel into the bottom rope. Dave applies a Knee Bar. Miguel grabs the bottom rope to create separation. Dave tags in Sydal. Following a snap mare takeover, Sydal repeatedly kicks Miguel in the back.
Sydal applies a cobra clutch. Miguel is throwing forearms at Sydal. Sydal with a Side Walk Slam. Sydal tags in Page. Page goes for a Flying Elbow Drop, but Miguel ducks out of the way. Miguel with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Miguel tags in Swann. Swann clears the ring. Swann with a Hurricanrana off Page’s back. Swann drops oVe with a Double HandSpring Cutter. Page responds with a HandSpring Cutter. Swann lands a 450 Splash for a two count. Swann brings Page to the corner.
Swann tags in Mack. Callihan with a Pump Kick. Wentz drops Callihan with a Jumping Knee Strike. Dave with a Twisting FlatLiner. Xavier with a Double Back Flip Kick to Dave. Sydal hits The Chemical Imbalance. Mack with a Running Knee to Sydal. Page rocks Mack with a High Head Kick. Page connects with a Brain Buster for a two count. Page and Swann are trading back and forth shots. Page bodyslams Swann out of the ring. Dave with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Mack plants Dave with a Flying Stunner to pickup the victory. After the match, Callihan attacks Mack with a baseball bat. oVe puts Mack through a table with The All Seeing Eye.
Winner: Willie Mack, Rich Swann, and The Rascalz via Pinfall
– Video Package on the Moose/Eddie Edwards Rivalry.
Eli Drake, Tommy Dreamer and Raven In-Ring Segment:
Second Match: The New Desi Hit Squad w/Gama Singh vs. KM & Fallah Bahh
Scarlett Bordeaux appears on the stage before the bell rings. DHS attacks KM and Bahh from behind. Singh is throwing haymakers at Bahh. Singh tags in Raju. Raju rakes the eyes of Bahh. DHS are double teaming Bahh in the corner. Singh with a straight right hand. Singh makes another tag to Raju. DHS repeatedly stomps on Bahh’s chest. Raju poses for the crowd. DHS are cutting the ring in half.
For whatever reason the referee won’t get Raju out of the ring. Raju with a Running Cannonball Strike. Singh is trying to impress Bordeaux. Singh with the cover for a two count. Singh goes for a Bodyslam, but Bahh counters with a Crossbody Block for a two count. Bahh tags in KM. KM clotheslines Raju. KM with multiple elbow strikes. KM and Bahh steamrolls through DHS. KM goes for a Bodyslam, but Raju lands back on his feet. Raju with a Jumping Knee Strike. Singh drops KM with a NeckBreaker. Bahh with a Double Crossbody Block. Bahh connects with The Banzai Drop to pickup the victory.
Winner: KM & Fallah Bahh via Pinfall
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) January 4, 2019
Third Match: Dark Allie w/Su Yung vs. Kiera Hogan
Hogan immediately starts teeing off on Allie. Hogan repeatedly stomps on Allie’s chest. Hogan with a Running Bulldog for a one count. Hogan with a Corner Dropkick. Hogan follows that with a Stinger Splash. Hogan with a Running Hip Attack. Hogan blasts Allie with a Sliding Dropkick. Hogan lands a Suicide Dive. Allie drops Hogan with a Running CodeBreaker. Allie transitions into a ground and pound attack for a two count. Allie drives Hogan face first into the top turnbuckle.
Allie is mauling Hogan in the corner. Allie with the cover for a two count. Hogan is throwing forearms at Allie. Hogan whips Allie to the corner. Allie with a Jumping Clothesline. Hogan and Allie are trading back and forth shots. Allie with a Knee Lift. Hogan responds with a Flying Double Sledge. Hogan SuperKicks Allie for a two count. Hogan fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Hogan with a High Head Kick for a two count. Allie with a Jumping Knee Smash. Allie plants Hogan with The CodeBreaker to pickup the victory. After the match, Yung and Allie starts beating down Hogan. Jordynne Grace storms into the ring to make the save.
Winner: Allie via Pinfall
– Video Package on the upcoming Tessa Blanchard/Taya Valkyrie Knockouts Championship Match.
– Starting next Friday, Impact will be moving to The Pursuit Channel.
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) January 4, 2019
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) January 4, 2019
Fourth Match: Trevor Lee vs. Killer Kross
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Kross with a Judo Throw. Kross applies a side headlock. Lee transitions into a wrist lock. Kross goes for an Exploder Suplex, but Lee counters with three sharp elbow strikes. Lee with two knife edge chops. Lee repeatedly kicks Kross in the back. Kross with a Vertical Suplex. Kross repeatedly stomps on Lee’s chest. Kross stomps on the left ankle of Lee. Kross with a Bridging Exploder Suplex. Kross connects with The Doomsday Saito Suplex. Kross makes Lee tap out to The Cross Jacket Choke. After the match, Kross nails Lee with a cinder block.
Winner: Killer Kross via Submission
Impact Wrestling Homecoming Match Card
– Eddie Edwards vs. Moose in a Falls Count Anywhere Match
– Abyss vs. Eli Drake in a Monster’s Ball Match
– LAX (c) vs. The Lucha Brothers For The IMPACT World Tag Team Championship
– Tessa Blanchard (c) vs. Taya Valkyrie For The IMPACT Knockouts Championship. Gail Kim Will Be The Special Guest Referee
– Jake Crist vs. Ethan Page vs. Trey Miguel vs. Rich Swann in a Ultimate X Match For The Vacated IMPACT X-Division Championship
– Johnny Impact (c) vs. Brian Cage For The IMPACT World Heavyweight Championship
Fifth Match: Johnny Impact & Brian Cage vs. The Lucha Brothers
Cage and Fenix will start things off. Cage drops Fenix with a shoulder tackle. Fenix talks smack to Cage. Fenix goes for a HandSpring Cutter, but Cage blocks it. Fenix with a back elbow smash. Cage responds with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Fenix thrust kicks the midsection of Cage. Cage launches Fenix to the ring apron. Cage with a Knee Lift. Cage negates The Flying HeadButt. Cage clotheslines Pentagon. Cage with a Running European Uppercut. Cage follows that with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Cage with a German Suplex. Cage gets Pentagon in position for The F5. Impact tags himself in.
Impact hits The Moonlight Drive for a two count. Impact with a Forearm Smash. Impact side steps Pentagon into the turnbuckles. Impact dives over Pentagon. Pentagon drops Impact with a SlingBlade. Pentagon stares down Cage. Pentagon with a SlingShot BackStabber. Pentagon plays to the crowd. Pentagon delivers two open hand chops. Pentagon tags in Fenix. Fenix with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick for a two count. Fenix slaps Impact in the chest. Impact kicks Fenix in the chest. Fenix responds with a Rolling Palm Strike. Cage runs through Fenix. Fenix with a Rolling Cutter Cage. Pentagon follows that with a SomerSault Plancha.
Impact rocks Fenix with an Apron Enzuigiri. Impact with a SpringBoard Asai MoonSault. Fenix wraps this sequence with a Twisting Corkscrew Plancha. Fenix goes for a Hurricanrana, but Cage counters with a PowerBomb. Cage tags in Impact. Impact with a single leg dropkick. Impact knocks Pentagon off the ring apron. Impact with an Avalanche Spanish Fly for a two count. Pentagon SuperKicks Cage. Pentagon with a Pentagon Driver. Cage rocks Pentagon with a Jumping Knee Strike. SuperKick Party in Vegas. Cage inadvertently nails Impact with a Discus Lariat. Lucha Brothers plants Impact with their Package PileDriver/SpringBoard Double Foot Stomp Combination to pickup the victory. After the match, Impact gets into a major brawl with Cage to end the show.
Winner: The Lucha Brothers via Pinfall
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