IMPACT Wrestling Homecoming
January 6, 2019
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Rich Swann vs. Jake Crist w/Dave Crist vs. Trey Miguel w/The Rascalz vs. Ethan Page w/Matt Sydal in a Fatal Four Way Ultimate X Match For The Vacated IMPACT X-Division Championship
4-Way race to the title. Swann with a Hurricanrana to Jake. Page drops Miguel with a HeadScissors TakeDown. Page bodyslams Miguel into Jake and Swann. The SuperKick Party arrives in Nashville. Jake rocks Swann with a Spinning Heel Kick. Miguel with a Mid-Kick/NeckBreaker Combination. Page attacks Miguel from behind. Miguel with a Back Door Escape. Miguel and Swann delivers a 619/Pump Kick Combination. Swann with clubbing blows to Miguel’s back. Jake with an Avalanche Double Cutter, but Miguel blocks it. Page scales the cable chord.
Page and Swann are trading back and forth shots. Swann with a Leaping Cutter. Swann ducks a clothesline from Miguel. Standing Switch Exchange. Miguel with a Front Flip Seated Senton to the back of Swann. Page stops Miguel in his tracks. Page with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Jake with a Flying Leg Drop. Swann with a Twisting Corkscrew Plancha. Miguel sends Swann crashing into Page and Jake. Miguel plays to the crowd. Miguel with a MoonSault off the cross bar.
Page blasts Miguel with a Forearm Smash. Swann, Jake, and Miguel with a Double PowerBomb/Flying Meteora Combination. Jake PowerSlams Miguel into the turnbuckles. Jake with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Jake connects with a TombStone PileDriver on the ramp. Page Spears Jake off the cable chord. Swann with a Standing FrankenSteiner. Miguel with a Jumping European Uppercut. Miguel goes for a FrankenSteiner, but Swann lands back on his feet. Swann snags the title to pickup the victory.
Winner: New IMPACT X-Division Champion, Rich Swann
Second Match: Dark Allie & Su Yung vs. Jordynne Grace & Kiera Hogan
Allie and Grace will start things off. Grace blocks a punch from Allie. Grace ducks a clothesline from Allie. Following a snap mare takeover, Grace drops Allie with a Sliding Lariat for a two count. Hogan and Yung are tagged in. Hogan dropkicks Yung. Hogan with a Running Hip Attack. Hogan with a Hesitation Dropkick for a two count. Allie pulls Yung to the corner. Allie tags herself in. Allie is playing mind games with Hogan. Yung knocks Hogan off the top turnbuckle. Allie and Yung are cutting the ring in half. Allie is choking Hogan with her boot. Allie tags in Yung.
Yung gets Hogan tied in the tree of woe. Yung repeatedly kicks Hogan in the back. Yung hits a Draping NeckBreaker for a two count. Yung tags in Allie. Yung with a Running Elbow Smash. Hogan avoids a Helluva Kick. Yung kicks Hogan in the gut. Yung sends Hogan face first to the middle turnbuckle. Yung drops Hogan with a BackStabber for a two count. Yung applies a rear chin lock. Hogan is having a hard time creating separation. Hogan finally tags in Grace. Grace with multiple clotheslines. Grace with a straight right hand. Grace reverses out of the irish whip from Yung. Yung sends Grace tumbling to the floor.
Hogan lands a Suicide Dive. Grace blasts Yung with a Forearm Smash. Grace with a Vertical Suplex on the floor. Grace rolls Allie back into the ring. Allie rakes the eyes of Grace. Allie with a High Jumping Knee Strike. Allie goes for a CodeBreaker, but Hogan counters with a Fisherman’s NeckBreaker for a two count. Hogan is throwing forearms at Yung. Grace with a PowerBomb/PowerSlam Combination. Hogan hooks the leg for a two count. Grace goes for a Bodyslam, but Allie lands back on her feet. Allie with a CodeBreaker. Allie makes Hogan tap out to The Mandible Claw. After the match, Allie and Yung beats down Hogan. Rosemary comes out of a coffin and makes the timely save.
Winner: Dark Allie & Su Yung via Submission
Third Match: Eddie Edwards vs. Moose in a Falls Count Anywhere Match
Moose attacks Edwards before the bell rings. Moose is rearranging the ringside area. Moose goes for a PowerBomb, but Edwards counters with a Hurricanrana. Edwards sends Moose tumbling to the floor. Edwards lands a Suicide Dive. Edwards launches Moose over the steel barricade. Edwards and Moose are brawling in the crowd. Edwards with two knife edge chops. Moose rakes the eyes of Edwards. Edwards with a SlingShot Crossbody Block off the balcony. Edwards follows that with a thunderous chop. Edwards hits Moose with a garbage can.
Edwards rolls Moose back into the ring. Moose kicks Edwards in the gut. Moose sends Edwards crashing into the steel guard rail. Moose slings multiple chairs into the ring. Edwards is busted open. Moose bites the forehead of Edwards. Edwards with a SuperPlex on the collection of chairs. Long Knife Edge Chop Exchange. Edwards tells Moose to bring it. Moose goes for a Discus Lariat, but Edwards counters with a knife edge chop. Moose HeadButts Edwards. Edwards responds with a Back Body Drop through the steel grate. Edwards repeatedly hits Moose with a kendo stick. Now Alisha Edwards is delivering a long overdue receipt. Edwards plants Moose with a DDT to pickup the victory.
Winner: Eddie Edwards via Pinfall
Fourth Match: Sami Callihan w/oVe vs. Willie Mack
Mack attacks Callihan before the bell rings. Mack ducks a clothesline from Callihan. Mack with a Hurricanrana. Mack dropkicks Callihan. Mack lands a SomerSault Plancha. Mack rolls Callihan back into the ring. Mack with a Jumping Clothesline. Mack with two knife edge chops. Following a snap mare takeover, Mack drives his knee into Callihan’s back. Mack with a SomerSault NeckBreaker. Mack with a straight right hand. Mack is distracted by Dave Crist. Callihan clotheslines Mack on the floor. Callihan slams Mack’s head on the apron.
Callihan with a Running Pump Kick. Callihan is fired up. Callihan slaps Mack in the chest. Callihan applies a rear chin lock. Mack gets back to a vertical base. Callihan wrestles Mack down to the mat. Callihan goes for a Sleeper Hold, but Mack counters with a Stunner. Mack and Callihan are trading back and forth shots. Callihan rakes the eyes of Mack. Mack with a High Head Kick. Crist runs interference. Callihan rolls Mack over for a two count. Mack with a Samoan Drop. Mack follows that with a Standing MoonSault for a two count.
Mack with a Leaping Cannonball Strike. Mack connects with Sky High for a two count. Callihan PowerBombs Mack. Callihan drops Mack with The V-Trigger for a two count. Mack responds with a Pop Up Forearm Smash. Mack with a Stunner for a two count. Callihan with an Avalanche Death Valley Driver for a one count. Callihan with a Running Lariat for a one count. Callihan is devastated. Callihan with clubbing palm strikes. Callihan with an Inside Out Lariat. Callihan plants Mack with a Spike PileDriver to pickup the victory.
Winner: Sami Callihan via Pinfall
Fifth Match: Eli Drake vs. Abyss in a Monsters Ball Match
Drake is putting the boots to Abyss. Drake is choking Abyss with his jacket. Abyss with a pair of clotheslines. Abyss throws his jacket at Drake. Abyss with a Corner Clothesline. Abyss grabs a staple gun. Abyss staples the chest of Drake. Abyss clotheslines Drake over the top rope. Abyss goes for a ChokeSlam, but Drake blocks it. Drake and Abyss are brawling in the crowd. Drake low blows Abyss. Drake uses a production crate as weapon. Drake repeatedly hits Abyss with the garbage can. Abyss with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex which sends Drake crashing through two tables on the floor.
Abyss pours thousands of thumbtacks on the mat. Abyss goes for a ChokeSlam, but Drake counters with a back elbow smash. Drake inadvertently throws thumbtacks at the referee. Abyss connects with The Black Hole Slam. Drake drives Abyss face first into a steel chair for a two count. Drake grabs Janice. Abyss ChokeSlams Drake on the thumbtacks for a two count. Drake zip ties Abyss hands together. Drake delivers a series of chair shots. Drake with the cover for a two count. Drake nails Abyss with the paddle stick to pickup the victory.
Winner: Eli Drake via Pinfall
Sixth Match: LAX (c) vs. The Lucha Brothers For The IMPACT World Tag Team Championship
Fenix and Santana will start things off with a nice aerial displaying. Standing Switch Exchange. Fenix with an Arm-Drag TakeOver. Pentagon kicks Santana in the back. Lucha Brothers are double teaming Santana. Feni lands a Suicide Dive. Lucha Brothers with a PowerBomb/Flying Double Foot Stomp Combination. Fenix lands a SomerSault Plancha. Pentagon with the cover for a two count. Santana negates The Fear Factor. Santana with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Ortiz with a Running Senton Splash. Santana delivers a MoonSault off Ortiz’s back. Ortiz with a Cannonball Senton. Santana wraps this sequence with an Asai MoonSault. Santana rolls Pentagon back into the ring. Santana tags in Ortiz.
LAX with a Leg Drop/SpringBoard MoonSault Combination for a two count. Fenix with a Double Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Pentagon SuperKicks LAX. Pentagon throws Fenix into LAX. Pentagon with a No Touch SomerSault Plancha. Pentagon with a Running Step Up Enzuigiri. Lucha Brothers hits their CodeBreaker/Flying Double Foot Stomp Combination for a two count. Santana knocks Fenix off the top turnbuckle. Santana slaps Fenix in the chest. Fenix goes for a Hurricanrana, but Santana counters with a Reverse PowerBomb. Ortiz with a Flying Splash. Pentagon responds with a Sunset Flip PowerBomb.
Ortiz and Pentagon are trading back and forth shots. Ortiz uppercuts Pentagon. Pentagon SuperKicks Ortiz. Fenix and Santana with an Open Hand Chop Exchange. Both men are knocked down after a double head kick. Pentagon SuperKicks Santana. Lucha Brothers connects with their Package PileDriver/Flying Double Foot Stomp Combination for a two count. Santana with a Corner Dropkick. Fenix negates The Street Sweeper. Fenix kicks Santana in the jaw. Santana with a Roll Through Cutter. Ortiz follows that with a Flying CodeBreaker. Santana SuperKicks Fenix. LAX plants Fenix with a Double Reverse PowerBomb to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IMPACT World Tag Team Champions, LAX via Pinfall
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) January 7, 2019
Seventh Match: Tessa Blanchard (c) vs. Taya Valkyrie For The IMPACT Knockouts Championship
Gail Kim will be the special guest referee for this match. Blanchard shoves Valkyrie. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Standing Switch Exchange. Blanchard with a waist lock takedown. Valkyrie nips up. Valkyrie repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Blanchard. Valkyrie with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Valkyrie kicks Blanchard in the jaw. Valkyrie with a flurry of kicks in the corner. Valkyrie with a Leaping Double Foot Stomp. Valkyrie kicks Blanchard out of the ring. Valkyrie slaps Blanchard in the face. Blanchard with a Draping Neck Snap. Blanchard kicks Valkyrie in the back. Blanchard drives Valkyrie rib first into the steel barricade. Blanchard with a Running Missile Dropkick.
Blanchard punches Valkyrie in the back. Blanchard applies a deep hammer lock. Blanchard with a Hurricanrana for a one count. Blanchard is choking Valkyrie with her boot. Blanchard slaps Valkyrie in the chest. Valkyrie SuperKicks Blanchard. Valkyrie ducks a clothesline from Blanchard. Valkyrie with a pair of clotheslines. Valkyrie follows that with a Straight Jacket German Suplex for a two count. Valkyrie side steps Blanchard into the turnbuckles. Valkyrie with a Running Hip Attack. Valkyrie with a ShotGun Meteora for a two count. Blanchard goes for a Buzzsaw DDT, but Valkyrie counters with a Bridging Northern Lights Suplex for a two count.
Valkyrie with a Leaping Double Foot Stomp. Valkyrie goes for a MoonSault, but Blanchard ducks out of the way. Blanchard Spears Valkyrie for a two count. Blanchard clocks Gail Kim with a forearm shiver. Blanchard hits The Buzzsaw DDT. Kim inadvertently nails Valkyrie with the title. Blanchard with the forceful cover for a two count. Blanchard repeatedly shoves Kim. Valkyrie with a school boy rollup for a two count. Blanchard SuperKicks Valkyrie. Blanchard puts Valkyrie on the second rope. Blanchard connects with a Draping CodeBreaker for a two count. Kim kicks Blanchard in the gut. Kim delivers Eat Defeat. Valkyrie plants Blanchard with The Road To Valhalla to pickup the victory.
Winner: New IMPACT Knockouts Champion, Taya Valkyrie via Pinfall
Eight Match: Johnny Impact (c) vs. Brian Cage For The IMPACT World Championship
Impact with stiff shots after the bell rings. Friendship is out the window. Cage throws Impact across the ring. Impact goes for a single leg takedown, but Cage stands still. Impact with a flurry of kicks. Impact ducks a clothesline from Cage. Cage goes for a Back Body Drop, but Impact lands back on his feet. Impact avoids a SuperKick. Impact skins the cat. Impact is playing mind games with Cage. Impact rams his shoulders into the midsection of Cage. Impact with a sunset flip for a one count. Cage bounces Impact’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Cage with a series of corner clotheslines. Cage with a Big Lariat for a two count. Impact slides under Cage. Impact with a High Head Kick. Impact with a Flying Spear.
Impact transitions into a ground and pound attack. Impact applies a Cross Arm-Breaker. Cage BuckleBombs Impact. Impact kicks Cage in the jaw. Cage pulls Impact off the second rope. Cage plays to the crowd. Cage with Two Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreakers for a two count. Cage follows that with two monkey flips for a two count. Impact decks Cage with a back elbow smash. Cage catches Impact in mid-air. Impact SuperKicks Cage. Cage with a clubbing blow to the back of Impact. Cage with a Cheeky Nando’s Kick. Cage with a SitOut Electric Chair Bomb for a two count. Cage applies a rear chin lock. Impact is trying to build momentum.
Impact drops Cage with a Tornado DDT. Impact lands The CountDown To Impact. Impact rolls Cage back into the ring. Impact with a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Cage kicks out of The Shining Wizard. Cage with a Corner Clothesline. Impact responds with a Corner Dropkick. Cage SuperKicks Impact. Cage unloads his combination. Cage with a Release German Suplex for a two count. Impact with Two Moonlight Drives for a two count. Cage goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Impact lands back on his feet. Impact kicks Cage in the back. Impact with a Sliding German Suplex. Cage responds with The F5 for a two count.
Impact with a school boy roll through. Impact goes for a Standing Spanish Fly, but Cage blocks it. Cage with a Jumping Knee Strike. Cage drops Impact with a Discus Lariat for a two count. Impact with a Glancing Blow. Impact with a SpringBoard Enzuigiri. Impact follows that with another Shining Wizard. Cage is in the drop zone. Impact connects with Star Ship Pain for a two count. Impact with an Avalanche Spanish Fly for a one count. Cage is pissed. Cage BuckleBombs Impact. Cage with a Twisting SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Cage hits Weapon X for a two count. Cage lays out Impact’s friends. Cage connects with The Drill Claw, but the referee is distracted by Impact’s posse. Cage goes for a DeadLift Suplex, but Impact rolls him over to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IMPACT World Champion, Johnny Impact via Pinfall
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