June 7, 2019
The 2300 Arena
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Ace Austin vs. Cousin Jake w/Cody Deaner
Austin is doing push ups in the corner. Jake carries Austin around the ring. Austin has the speed advantage. Austin goes for a drop toe hold, but Jake stands still. Jake blocks the sunset flip. Austin kicks Jake in the back. Austin with a basement dropkick. Jake avoids a RoundHouse Kick. Jake goes for a PowerBomb, but Austin counters with a Hurricanrana. Austin with a Diving Corner Clothesline. Jake responds with a Belly to Back Suplex. Austin retreats to the ring apron. Austin dumps Jake out of the ring. Austin with a back elbow smash. Austin blasts Jake with a knife edge chop. Austin sends Jake tumbling to the floor. Austin hits The PK. Cody Deaner talks smack to Austin.
Austin goes for a Space Fly Tiger Drop, but Jake counters with a Big Slam on the ring apron. Jake with a Running Crossbody Block. Jake rolls Austin back into the ring. Jake hooks the inside leg for a two count. Austin creates distance with a shoulder block. Austin goes for a SlingShot Enzuigiri, but Jake counters with a Leaping Double Axe Handle Strike. Austin side steps Jake into the turnbuckles. The referee is distracted by Cody. Austin delivers a cheap shot. Austin with a Windmill Kick. Austin follows that with a Flying Famouser for a two count. Austin works on his joint manipulation game.
Austin drop his knees on the right wrist of Jake. Austin transitions into a ground and pound attack. Austin applies a key lock. Austin with a modified cobra clutch. Austin with a knife edge chop. Jake goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Austin lands back on his feet. Austin with a victory roll for a two count. Austin drops Jake with a Modified Pedigree. Jake drops Austin with a Running Lariat. Jake starts building momentum. Jake with a Michinoku Driver for a two count. Jake follows that with a Diving Shoulder Block. The Desi Hit Squad with a blindside attack on Cody Deaner. Austin plants Jake with The Fold to pickup the victory.
Winner: Ace Austin via Pinfall
Taya Valkyrie Backstage Interview:
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) June 8, 2019
– At Slammiversary XVII, Rich Swann will be putting his X-Division Title on the line against Johnny Impact.
– Josh Mathews plugs the IMPACT! Plus “A Night You Can’t Mist” Special that will be airing tomorrow night.
– This weeks IMPACT! Plus Flashback Moment Of The Week is the Shane Douglas/Raven Hair vs. Hair Match from September 17, 2003.
– The Sandman gives Eddie Edwards a brand new Kendo Stick. It’s Kenny 2.0 going forward.
– We get a video package of Brian Cage training for his upcoming return to Impact Wrestling.
– Michael Elgin is not impressed with Cage’s training video. Elgin calls Cage a coward for sitting at home. Elgin is carving a clear path to the Impact World Championship. Elgin will battle Willie Mack next week.
– Madman Fulton squashes two opponents in a Two on One Handicap Match.
Second Match: Taya Valkyrie vs. Rosemary w/Su Yung in a Non-Title Match
Valkyrie with a double leg takedown. Valkyrie transitions into a ground and pound attack. Valkyrie bounces Rosemary’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Valkyrie with forearm shots across the chest of Rosemary. Valkyrie repeatedly stomps on Rosemary’s chest. Valkyrie with a Running Hip Attack, Valkyrie follows that with a ShotGun Meteora. Valkyrie is mauling Rosemary in the corner. Rosemary decks Valkyrie with a back elbow smash. Rosemary locks in The Upside Down. Rosemary plays to the crowd. Rosemary goes for a Missile Dropkick, but Valkyrie ducks out of the way. Valkyrie with a Release German Suplex. Valkyrie talks smack to the Philly Crowd. Valkyrie continues attacks the chest of Rosemary.
Rosemary with a running forearm smash. Rosemary ducks a clothesline from Valkyrie. Rosemary hits The SlingBlade. Rosemary with a Reverse DDT for a two count. Rosemary locks in The Koji Clutch. Jessica Havok walks down to the ring with James Mitchell. Havok is towering over Rosemary. Havok blocks two punches from Rosemary. Havok HeadButts Rosemary which causes the disqualification. After the match, Havok clotheslines Rosemary. Havok plants Rosemary with The TombStone PileDriver. Valkyrie has nowhere to run. Havok ChokeSlams Valkyrie.
Winner: Rosemary via Disqualification
The Rascalz Segment:
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) June 8, 2019
Third Match: oVe w/Sami Callihan & Madman Fulton vs. Scarlett Bordeaux & Fallah Bahh
Bahh with two double sledges after the bell rings. Bahh lunges over Jake Crist. Bahh with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex. Callihan trips Bahh from the outside. Bahh stares down Fulton. The referee ejects Callihan and Fulton from the ringside area. Callihan pulls Fulton out of the ring. They are livid. Bahh bodyslams Dave. Bahh plays to the crowd. Bahh with a Spinning Elbow Drop. Bahh levels Dave with a Body Avalanche. Jake sends Bahh shoulder first into the steel ring post. Jake tags himself in. Jake rakes the eyes of Bahh. Jake uses the middle rope to choke Bahh. Jake applies a front face lock. oVe are cutting the ring in half. Dave with a thumb to the left eye of Bahh. Jake kicks Bahh in the face. Dave toys around with Bahh. Bahh with a knife edge chop. Dave dropkicks Bahh. Dave tags in Jake. Jake is choking Bahh with his left knee.
Jake applies a rear chin lock on the bottom rope. Dave with another quick tag to Dave. Bahh wants more punishment. Dave pie faces Bahh. Dave rams Bahh’s face across the top rope. Dave tags in Jake. Jake is trying to effect Bahh’s vision. Bahh with shots to the midsection of Jake. Bahh drops Jake with a Running Crossbody Block. Jake tags in Dave. Dave stops Bahh in his tracks. Dave with a splash for a two count. Dave tags in Jake. Jake is now choking Bahh with his right knee. Bahh with a Desperation Boot in the corner. Bahh dumps Dave out of the ring. Jake applies a sleeper hold. Dave pulls Bordeaux off the ring apron. Jake goes for a PileDriver, but Bahh counters with a Back Body Drop. Bahh falls on Jake’s chest. Bahh makes the hot tag to Bordeaux.
Bordeaux with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Bordeaux with a Running Hip Attack. Bordeaux delivers another HeadScissors TakeOver. Bordeaux follows that with a Flying Crossbody Block. Bordeaux is trying to wake Bahh up. Bahh lands a Suicide Dive. Bahh rolls Jake back into the ring. Bordeaux is distracted by Dave. Jake bodyslams Bordeaux. Jake tags in Dave. Bahh negates The Doomsday Device. Bordeaux with a Reverse Hurricanrana. Bordeaux and Bahh connects with The Doomsday Device for a two count. Bordeaux tags in Bahh. Bahh drags Dave to the corner. Bordeaux climbs on Bahh’s back. Bahh goes for a Double Banzai Drop, but Dave ducks out of the way. Jake kicks Bordeaux out of the ring. Dave nails Bahh with a roll of quarters to pickup the victory.
After the match, oVe starts double teaming Bordeaux. Blanchard storms into the ring to make the save. Dave inadvertently SuperKicks his brother. Blanchard dumps Dave out of the ring. Blanchard delivers a low blow. Blanchard plants Jake with Magnum.
Winner: oVe via Pinfall
– Willie Mack tells Melissa Santos that he won’t take any trips to the hospital. Mack is not scared of Michael Elgin. Johnny Impact joins the conversation. Impact says that Rich Swann is on The Johnny Impact Diet. At Slammiversary, Impact will be bringing the X-Division back to SlamTown.
– oVe has issues with The Knockouts Division. Sami says that Tessa Blanchard was raised with a silver spoon in her mouth. oVe are planning to take over, EVERYTHING !!!!!
Fourth Match: Kiera Hogan vs. Jordynne Grace
Grace wants Hogan to shake her hand. Hogan grabs Grace’s hair. Grace reveres out of the irish whip from Hogan. Hogan kicks Grace in the face. Hogan with a back elbow smash. Grace responds with a shoulder tackle. Hogan leapfrogs over Grace. Hogan dropkicks Grace to the corner. Grace with a Flying Senton Splash for a two count. Grace with a Delayed Vertical Suplex for a two count. Hogan is trying to regain her stamina. Grace slaps Hogan in the face. Hogan sends Grace first first into the bottom turnbuckle pad. Hogan with a Sliding Dropkick for a two count. Hogan had her feet on the middle rope.
Hogan bounces Grace’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Hogan is choking Grace with her boot. Hogan nails Grace with a Pump Kick. Following a snap mare takeover, Hogan kicks Grace in the back. Hogan with a Running Dropkick for a two count. Hogan abuses the referee’s five count. Hogan goes for multiple covers, but Grace continues to kick out. Hogan applies a rear chin lock. Grace with a Snap Vertical Suplex. Grace is fired up. Grace with a forearm smash. Hogan delivers her combination offense. Hogan with a Modified FaceBreaker. Hogan unloads clubbing mid-kicks.
Grace hits The SpineBuster. Grace with a Big Boot. Grace drives Hogan shoulder first into the steel ring post. Grace with a ShotGun Meteora. Grace follows that with a Sliding Elbow Smash. Grace lands The Vader Bomb for a two count. Hogan goes for a Sunset Flip PowerBomb, but Grace blocks it. Hogan drops Grace with a Draping NeckBreaker for a two count. Hogan goes for a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver, but Grace blocks it. Grace with a Spinning PowerBomb for a two count. Hogan with clubbing elbow smashes. Grace avoids another Pump Kick from Hogan. Grace plants Hogan with The Grace Driver to pickup the victory.
Winner: Jordynne Grace via Pinfall
– Moose challenges Rob Van Dam to a match at Slammiversary XVII.
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) June 8, 2019
Fifth Match: LAX (c) w/Konnan vs. The Rascalz For The IMPACT World Tag Team Championship
Ortiz and Wentz will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wentz applies a wrist lock. Ortiz with a single leg takedown. Ortiz applies a toe and ankle hold. Wentz reverses out of the irish whip from Ortiz. Ortiz with an arm-drag takeover. Ortiz rolls Wentz over for a two count. Wentz scrambles to the corner. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Ortiz applies another wrist lock. Wentz drops down on the canvas. Wentz leapfrogs over Ortiz. Wentz with a SpringBoard Corkscrew Body Press. Wentz with a Running European Uppercut. Wentz tags in Xavier. Rascalz are double teaming Ortiz. Wentz with clubbing bronco busters. Rascalz are building momentum. Wentz with a Double Foot Stomp on the back of Santana. Wentz follows that with a Running Splash off Xavier’s back. Xavier hits The Space Fly Tiger Drop. Rascalz with a pair of dives for a two count.
Coming out of the commercial break, Santana is in the ring with Wentz. Santana with an Avalanche Side Russian Leg Sweep. Ortiz with a SpringBoard DDT. Santana with a Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Santana drops Wentz with a knife edge chop. Santana with a BackBreaker for a two count. LAX are cutting the ring in half. Wentz with rapid fire bodyshots. Santana delivers a blistering chop. Santana tags in Ortiz. Ortiz with a Uranage Slam. Ortiz with a Running Senton Splash. Santana follows that with a MoonSault off Ortiz back. Ortiz with a Diving HeadButt for a two count. Ortiz is throwing forearms at Wentz. Ortiz tags in Santana. Santana with a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Santana goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Wentz lands back on his feet. Wentz with a HandSpring Enzuigiri. Ortiz and Xavier are tagged in.
Xavier ducks a clothesline from Ortiz. Xavier knocks Santana off the ring apron. Xavier SuperKicks Ortiz. Xavier with a Running European Uppercut. Xavier with a short-arm reversal. Xavier dropkicks the back of Ortiz head. Xavier drops Santana with a Cutter. Xavier lands The Suicide Dive. Xavier hits The Wheel Kick. Ortiz responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Wentz unloads his combination offense. Ortiz with a corner dropkick. Wentz goes for a Sunset Flip, but Santana counters with a Cutter on Xavier. All four men are knocked down. Ortiz tags in Santana. LAX goes for a Double Reverse PowerBomb, but Xavier gets in the way. Wentz with a Jumping Knee Strike. Rascalz connects with Hot Fire Flame for a two count. Ortiz with an Inside Out Lariat. Ortiz is distracted by Trey Miguel who’s drinking on the outside. Ortiz spits alcohol into the referee’s eyes. Wentz with a Chop/Palm Strike Combination. Wentz with a SpringBoard Cutter to Santana. Miguel with a Flying Meteora. Miguel was never an official participant in this match. The Rascalz thought they won the match. The referee reverses the decision to close the show.
Winner: Still IMPACT World Tag Team Champions, LAX via Disqualification
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