IMPACT Wrestling Results (7/26/19): Brian Cage vs. Michael Elgin II

IMPACT Wrestling
July 26, 2019
St. Clair College SportsPlex
Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Jordynne Grace vs. Kiera Hogan 

Madison Rayne joins the commentary team for this match. Grace drives Hogan back first into the turnbuckles. Grace with clubbing shoulder blocks. Hogan kicks Grace in the face. Grace launches Hogan out of the ring. Grace slaps Hogan in the face. Grace catches Hogan in mid-air. Grace with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex on the floor. Grace goes for a ChokeSlam, but Hogan lands on the ring apron. Hogan with a back heel kick. Hogan lands The Suicide Dive. Hogan rolls Grace back into the ring. Hogan with the cover for a two count. Hogan stomps on Grace’s back. Hogan pump kicks the midsection of Grace. Hogan is choking Grace with her boot. Following a snap mare takeover, Hogan kicks Grace in the back for a two count. Hogan is throwing forearms at Grace.

Hogan with two running hip attacks for a one count. Hogan tugs on Grace’s hair. Hogan goes for a monkey flip, but Grace counters with a SitOut PowerBomb. Grace with Two Bodyslams. Hogan fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Hogan with forearm shivers. Grace reverses out of the irish whip from Hogan. Grace drills Hogan with The Grace Driver for a two count. Hogan decks Grace with a back elbow smash. Hogan is trying to create separation. Hogan side steps Grace into the turnbuckles. Hogan kicks Grace in the face. Hogan with Three Wrap Around Dropkicks for a two count. Hogan repeatedly slams Grace’s head on the top turnbuckle pad.

Hogan kicks the back of Grace’s neck. Grace negates The Draping NeckBreaker. Grace lands The Vader Bomb for a two count. Grace goes for The Grace Driver, but Hogan blocks it. Hogan SuperKicks Grace. Grace responds with an Electric Chair Slam on the floor. Madison Rayne rolls Hogan back into the ring. Grace with a waist lock go-behind. Hogan with three sharp elbow strikes. Hogan goes for a SuperKick, but Grace blocks it. Grace connects with The Bridging O’Connor Roll to pickup the victory.

Winner: Jordynne Grace via Pinfall 

– Rosemary refuses to help Taya Valkyrie take out Jessica Havok.

Brian Cage Backstage Promo 

Sami Callihan & Tessa Blanchard In-Ring Segment 

Second Match: Moose vs. Ray Steel 

Moose launches Steel to the corner. Steel with rapid fire bodyshots. Steel with a forearm smash. Moose drops Steel with a Pump Kick. Moose dumps Steel chest first on the top rope. Moose Spears Steel to pickup the victory. After the match, Moose complains about Impact Wrestling’s Management. Moose put the company on its back. He gave himself the moniker, Mr. Impact Wrestling. He defeated a Hall of Famer at Slammiversary. Moose was looking to become the number one contender. Instead he had to fight a piece of garbge from Windsor. Moose calls himself a living legend. Moose PowerBombs Steel on the ring apron.

Winner: Moose via Pinfall 

– Johnny Bravo confronts Jessica Havok in the backstage area. Bravo says that we can do this the easy way or the hard way. If Havok wants a shot at the knockouts title, she has to go through Bravo first. Havok attacks Bravo.

– Video Package on The North.

– Gail Kim visits The Rascalz tree house. The Rascalz will battle The North next week. Zachary Wentz won’t be part of the match because he’s got tickets to see The Jonas Brothers.

– This weeks IMPACT Plus! Flashback Moment Of The Week is the Bobby Roode/James Storm World Heavyweight Championship Match From Bound For Glory 2012.

– Ace Austin tries to flirt with Alisha Edwards.

oVe Promo 

Third Match: Rob Van Dam vs. Willie Mack 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. RVD applies a side headlock. RVD goes for a shoulder tackle, but Mack stands still. Mack ducks a clothesline from RVD. RVD drops Mack with a Spinning Heel Kick. RVD plays to the crowd. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. RVD grabs another side headlock. RVD slips over Mack’s back. RVD with a side headlock takeover. Mack applies a headscissors neck lock. Mack nails RVD with a Spinning Wheel Kick. Mack mocks RVD. Mack applies a side headlock. Mack runs into RVD. Mack drops down on the canvas. RVD leapfrogs over Mack. Mack goes for a leg drop, but RVD ducks out of the way. Leg Sweep Exchange. That leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring.

Dueling chants from the Windsor crowd. RVD shoves Mack. Mack gets in RVD’s face. Forearm Exchange. Mack reverses out of the irish whip from RVD. RVD pulls Mack out of the ring. RVD with a High Head Kick. RVD sends Mack face first into the steel ring post. RVD with a Cannonball Senton off the ring apron. Mack stops RVD in his tracks. Mack with a straight right hand. Mack rolls RVD back into the ring. Mack with a running pump kick. Mack follows that with a Leaping Back Senton. Mack hits The Samoan Drop. Mack nips up. Mack with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. RVD drops Mack with a Big Boot. RVD drags Mack to the corner. RVD goes for The Split Legged MoonSault, but Mack gets his knees up in the air.

Mack nails RVD with The BackStabber for a two count. RVD decks Mack with a back elbow smash. RVD with a SpringBoard Side Kick. RVD ascends to the top turnbuckle. RVD with a Flying Cannonball Senton for a two count. RVD with two clotheslines. RVD SuperKicks Moose. RVD connects with The Rolling Thunder. Mack with a crucifix rollup for a two count. RVD and Mack are trading back and forth shots. Mack with an Exploder Suplex. Mack goes for The Six Star Frog Splash, but RVD ducks out of the way. RVD with a BodyScissors Rollup for a two count. RVD with a Step Up Wheel Kick. RVD lands The Five Star Frog Splash to pickup the victory.

Winner: Rob Van Dam via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Rich Swann (c) vs. Jake Crist For The IMPACT X-Division Championship 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Crist with a side headlock takeover. Swann rolls Crist over for a one count. Swann applies a hammerlock. Crist answers with another headlock takeover. Swann with two deep arm-drags. Swann applies an arm-bar. HeadScissors NeckLock Exchange. Standoff in the center of the ring. Swann leapfrogs over Crist. Swann with a Twisting Corkscrew Plancha. Swann with a straight right hand. Swann rolls Crist back into the ring. Swann nails Dave Crist with a Spinning Heel Kick. Jake Crist hits The Tornado DDT on the floor. Crist repeatedly stomps on Swann’s chest. Dave attacks Swann behind the referee’s back. Crist unloads a flurry of crossfaces in the corner. Crist with a side russian leg sweep. Crist locks in The Koji Clutch.

Crist rakes the eyes of Swann. Crist applies The Camel Clutch. Swann gets back to a vertical base. Crist with a Big Boot. Swann slowly gets back on his feet. Swann decks Crist with a back elbow smash. Swann kicks Crist in the face. Swann with a Rolling Clothesline. Swann with rapid fire right jabs. Swann delivers his combination offense. Swann with the cover for a two count. Crist drills Swann with The Death Valley Driver for a two count. Crist PowerSlams Swann into the turnbuckles for a two count. Forearm Exchange. Swann with a Windmill Kick. Swann ascends to the top turnbuckle. Swann with a Flying Elbow Drop for a two count.

Crist with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Crist has Swann perched on the top turnbuckle. Crist with a SuperPlex. Crist follows that with an Inside Out NeckBreaker. Crist dives over Swann. Crist hits The Canadian Destroyer for a two count. Swann and Crist are trading back and forth shots. Swann with a Top Rope FrankenSteiner. Swann lands The Phoenix Splash for a two count. Dave puts his brother’s foot on the bottom rope. Swann is pissed. Swann chases Dave around the ringside area. Swann with a HandSpring Double Cutter. Madman Fulton launches Swann into a Leaping Cutter from Crist. Crist plants Swann with The Buckeye Drop to pickup the victory. 

Winner: New IMPACT X-Division Champion, Jake Crist via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Brian Cage vs. Michael Elgin in a Street Fight

Elgin attacked Cage before the bell rings. Elgin delivers multiple chair shots. Elgin drives the chair into the midsection of Cage. Elgin rolls Cage back into the ring. Elgin starts choking Cage with the chair. Elgin grabs a microphone. Elgin has no time for non-title matches. Does a machine lay down like this? Does a machine refuses to put his title on the line?

Elgin slams Cage’s head on the chair. Elgin lands The Conchairto. Elgin lays out the Impact Wrestling Security Team. Elgin wraps the chair around Cage’s neck. Melissa Santos stops Elgin in his tracks. Santos begs for mercy. Elgin throws a chair at the masked man. Rhyno Gores Elgin. Rhyno has officially joined Impact Wrestling to close the show. 

Match Result: No-Contest 

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Author: Josh Lopez