March 29, 2019
Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
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– The show starts with The Lucha Brothers having an Unsanctioned Fight with LAX. After laying out the security team, Lucha Brothers attacks LAX from behind. Pentagon Jr is distracted by Konnan. Lucha Brothers sets up for Stereo Package PileDrivers. LAX puts The Lucha Brothers through two tables. LAX still wants another shot at the IMPACT World Tag Team Titles.
– Konnan challenges The Lucha Brothers to a Full Metal Mayhem Match at the Impact Wrestling Rebellion PPV on April 28th.
– We got a video package for “The Walking Weapon” Josh Alexander.
– Johnny Impact says that Killer Kross will destroy Brian Cage tonight.
First Match: Scarlett Bordeaux vs. The Disco Inferno
Bordeaux rolls Inferno over for a two count. Bordeaux with a double leg takedown. Bordeaux unloads three knife edge chops. Inferno is regaining his composure on the outside. Bordeaux side steps the collar and elbow tie up. Inferno tugs on Bordeaux’s hair. Inferno with a clubbing blow to Bordeaux’s back. Inferno goes for a fist drop, but Bordeaux rolls out of the way. Bordeaux bounces Inferno head on the top rope. Bordeaux with a Modified Stunner. Bordeax follows that with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Inferno blocks a clothesline from Bordeaux. Don Callis repeatedly calls Inferno a scumbag. Inferno with a Big Biel Throw. Inferno delivers The Garvin Stomp.
Inferno dances for the vegas crowd. Inferno kicks Bordeaux in the chest. Inferno is distracted by The Disco Sucks chants. Bordeaux with shots to the midsection of Inferno. Inferno whips Bordeaux to the corner. Inferno goes for a corner clothesline, but Bordeaux ducks out of the way. Bordeaux with two leg kicks. Bordeaux rocks Inferno with a forearm smash. Bordeaux hits The Stinger Splash. Bordeaux with a Running StinkFace. Bordeaux connects with The Stunner for a two count. Inferno responds with a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Inferno lands The Village People’s Elbow. Inferno transitions into a corner mount. Bordeaux rakes the back of Inferno. Bordeaux PowerBombs Inferno to pickup the victory.
Winner: Scarlett Bordeaux via Pinfall
– GWN Flashback Moment Of The Week: Rob Van Dam becoming the TNA World Heavyweight Champion by beating AJ Styles on the April 19, 2010 edition of TNA IMPACT!
– Melissa Santos interviews Tessa Blanchard in the backstage area. Gail Kim is in the building. Blanchard not buying this narrative that Gail started the women’s revolution. Legends come and go, but diamonds are forever. Blanchard has no patience, so she’s heading towards the ring to get her apology now.
– “The Queen Bee” Madison Rayne will be returning to Impact Wrestling next week.
– Recap of last weeks Sami Callihan/Rich Swann X-Division Championship Match.
Tessa Blanchard & Gail Kim In-Ring Segment:
After apologizing to Tessa Blanchard, Gail Kim announces that she’s coming out of retirement under one condition, to kick Tessa Blanchard’s ass.
Second Match: Taya Valkyrie (c) vs. Jordynne Grace For The IMPACT Knockouts Championship
Valkyrie applies a side headlock. Valkyrie ducks a clothesline from Grace. Grace drops Valkyrie with a shoulder tackle. Grace shows off her athleticism. Valkyrie side steps Grace into the turnbuckles. Valkyrie pokes Grace in the eyes. Valkyrie with a shoulder block. Grace responds with a running shoulder tackle. Grace reverses out of the irish whip from Valkyrie. Valkyrie thrust kicks the midsection of Grace. Valkyrie with a High Knee Strike. Valkyrie follows that with a Running Meteora for a two count. Grace fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Grace delivers a Body Avalanche. Grace with a Snap German Suplex. Valkyrie heads to the outside.
Valkyrie whips Grace face first across the steel ring post. Valkyrie lands a nasty back chop for a two count. Valkyrie kicks Grace in the back. Valkyrie with an open hand chop. Valkyrie takes out the legs of Grace. Valkyrie with a Running Hip Attack. Valkyrie hits The ShotGun Meteora for a two count. Valkyrie is choking Grace with her boot. Valkyrie blasts Grace with another open hand chop. Valkyrie is throwing forearms at Grace. Grace dives over Valkyrie. Valkyrie Spears Grace for a two count. Valkyrie has complete control of the match. Grace with a Vertical Suplex.
Grace is trying to build momentum. Grace kicks Valkyrie in the jaw. Grace drives Valkyrie shoulder first into the steel ring post. Grace with a Running Meteora. Grace follows that with a Sliding Back Elbow Smash. Grace hits The Vader Bomb for a two count. Valkyrie picks the ankles of Grace. Grace with a straight right hand. Grace puts Valkyrie on the top turnbuckle. Valkyrie negates The Muscle Buster. Grace goes for a SuperPlex, but Valkyrie blocks. Valkyrie HeadButts Grace. Valkyrie goes for a MoonSault, but Grace ducks out of the way. Valkyrie blocks The Grace Driver. Valkyrie is favoring her ribs on the outside. Valkyrie gets herself intentionally counted out. After the match, Brian Cage runs after Johnny Impact. Killer Kross from behind locks in The Kross Jacket Choke. Kross drives Cage face first into the steel ring post.
Winner: Jordynne Grace Via Count-Out, but Still IMPACT Knockouts Champion, Taya Valkyrie
Third Match: Brian Cage vs. Killer Kross
Cage is throwing haymakers at Kross. Cage clotheslines Kross. Cage with a Back Body Drop. Cage with a series of corner clotheslines. Kross kicks Cage in the jaw. Kross sends Cage shoulder first to the ring post. Kross with a HammerLock Bodyslam for a two count. Kross stomps on the left arm of Cage. Kross with a forearm smash. Cage reverses out of the irish whip from Kross. Kross drops Cage with The-Arm-Breaker. Kross continues to target the injured left shoulder of Cage. Kross with a corner clothesline. Kross with an Exploder Suplex for a two count. Kross gets Cage in The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Cage decks Kross with a back elbow smash. Cage launches Kross to the ring apron. Cage with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Cage goes for a SpringBoard DeadLift SuperPlex, but Kross counters with an Arm-Ringer.
Kross with the cover for a two count. Kross works on his joint manipulation game. Cage rolls Kross over for a two count. Cage negates The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Cage puts his foot on the bottom rope to create separation, Kross talks smack to Cage. Kross with four forearm smashes. Kross kicks Cage in the gut. Kross whips Cage back first across the turnbuckles. Cage with a SpringBoard DDT. Cage and Kross are trading back and forth shots. Cage SuperKicks Kross. Cage drops Kross with The Discus Lariat. Kross wants more punishment. Kross locks in The Kross Jacket Choke. Cage backs Kross into the turnbuckles.
Cage PowerSlams Kross. Cage with a MoonSault off the second rope for a two count. Kross kicks the injured shoulder of Cage. Cage with a Jumping Knee Strike. Kross responds with The Doomsday Saito Suplex for a one count. Kross can’t believe it. Cage is pissed. Cage with a Pop Up PowerBomb. Cage delivers another Discus Lariat for a two count. Cage hits The F5 for a two count. Impact put Kross foot on the bottom rope behind the referee’s back. Taya Valkyrie low blows Cage. Kross plants Cage Two Doomsday Saito Suplex’s to pickup the victory. After the match, Impact transitions into a ground and pound attack. Impact brutally attack the injured shoulder of Cage with a steel chair. Taya is laughing her ass off.
Winner: Killer Kross via Pinfall
Updated Impact Wrestling United We Stand Match Card:
1.) Team Impact (Brian Cage, Eddie Edwards, Moose and TBD) vs. Team Lucha Underground (Aerostar, Drago, Daga and King Cuerno) in a 8-Man Tag Team Match
2.) LAX w/Konnan vs. Low-Ki & Ricky Martinez
3.) Tessa Blanchard vs. Joey Ryan
4.) Jimmy Havoc vs. Sami Callihan in a Monster’s Ball Match
5.) Jake Crist vs. Dante Fox vs. Johnny Impact vs. Pat Buck vs. Kotto Brazil vs. Jack Evans in a Ultimate X-Match. The Winner Will Get A Future X-Division Championship Match
6.) Rich Swann (c) vs. Yamato For The IMPACT X-Division Championship
7.) Taya Valkyrie (c) vs. Jordynne Grace vs. Katie Forbes vs. Rosemary in a Fatal Four Way Match For The IMPACT Knockouts Championship
8.) The Lucha Brothers vs. Rob Van Dam & Sabu in a Extreme Rules Tag Team Match
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) March 30, 2019
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