Bound For Glory 2019
October 20, 2019
The Odeum Expo Center
Villa Park, Illinois
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
– Fite TV signal a little wonky as the PPV went on air.
First Match: The Call Your Shot Gauntlet Match
(Eddie Edwards, Luster The Legend, Adam Thornstowe, Cousin Jake, Rohit Raju, Joey Ryan, Jessica Havok, Rosemary, Madman Fulton, Cody Deaner, Johnny Swinger, Jordynne Grace, Swoggle, Kiera Hogan, Raj Singh, Tommy Dreamer, Kylie Rae, Fallah Bahh, Sabu, and Mahabali Shera)
The final elimination has to be decided via pinfall, submission, or throwing the opponent over the top rope.
We’ll be going by order of eliminations.
1.) Rohit Raju was eliminated by Joey Ryan
2.) Cousin Jake was eliminated by Eddie Edwards
3.) Rosemary was eliminated by Madman Fulton
4.) Jessica Havok was eliminated by Madman Fulton
5.) Adam Thornstowe was eliminated by Madman Fulton
6.) Joey Ryan was eliminated by Madman Fulton
7.) Cody Deaner was eliminated by Madman Fulton
8.) Johnny Swinger was eliminated by Jordynne Grace
9.) Kiera Hogan was eliminated by Jordynne Grace
10.) Luster The Legend was eliminated by Eddie Edwards
11.) Raj Singh was eliminated by Tommy Dreamer
12.) Tommy Dreamer was eliminated by Madman Fulton
13.) Swoggle was eliminated by Sabu
14.) Kylie Rae was eliminated by Mahabali Shera
15.) Jordynne Grace was eliminated by Mahabali Shera
16.) Sabu was eliminated by Mahabali Shera
17.) Fallah Bahh was eliminated by Mahabali Shera
18.) Madman Fulton was eliminated by Eddie Edwards
19.) Mahabali Shera was eliminated by Eddie Edwards (Boston Knee Party)
Winner: Eddie Edwards
Second Match: Taya Valkyrie (c) w/John E. Bravo vs. Tenille Dashwood For The IMPACT Knockouts Championship
Valkyrie attacks Dashwood before the bell rings. Valkyrie slams Dashwood head on the top turnbuckle pad. Standing Switch Exchange. Dashwood with three sharp elbow strikes. Dashwood kicks Valkyrie in the face. Dashwood with a running forearm smash. Valkyrie responds with a running elbow smash. Dashwood with a Butterfly Suplex for a two count. Valkyrie sends Dashwood face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Valkyrie with a Snap German Suplex for a two count. Valkyrie with forearm shivers. Valkyrie thrust kicks the midsection of Dashwood. Valkyrie kicks Dashwood in the chest. Dashwood gets Valkyrie tied up in the ropes. Dashwood hits The Draping NeckBreaker. Bravo pulls Valkyrie out of harms way.
The referee admonishes Bravo. Valkyrie repeatedly slams Dashwood’s head on the ring apron. Valkyrie poses for the crowd. Valkyrie tells Dashwood to get up. Valkyrie drops Dashwood with a BackStabber for a two count. Valkyrie applies a full nelson lock. Dashwood is throwing haymakers at Valkyrie. Dashwood applies The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Valkyrie with a High Knee Lift. Valkyrie repeatedly stomps on Dashwood’s chest. Dashwood is trying to create separation. Dashwood side steps Valkyrie into the turnbuckles. Dashwood with a FlapJack. Dashwood and Valkyrie are trading back and forth shots. Valkyrie reverses out of the irish whip from Dashwood. Dashwood locks in the Tarantula. Dashwood with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Valkyrie nails Dashwood with a ShotGun Meteora. Valkyrie puts Dashwood on the top turnbuckle.
Valkyrie goes for The SuperPlex, but Dashwood blocks it. Dashwood HeadButts Valkyrie. Dashwood with a SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Dashwood hammers down on the back of Valkyrie’s neck. Valkyrie hits The Blue Thunder Bomb for a two count. Dashwood and Valkyrie are trading back and forth shots. Valkyrie drills Dashwood with The Package PileDriver on the ring apron for a two count. Valkyrie talks smack to Dashwood. Dashwood pulls Valkyrie off the second rope. Dashwood with Two Taste Of Tenille’s. Dashwood connects with The Spotlight for a two count. Bravo puts Valkyrie’s shoulder under the bottom rope. The referee ejects Bravo from the ringside area. Valkyrie grabs a steel chain. Dashwood with a school girl rollup for a two count. Dashwood throws the chain out of the ring. Dashwood goes for The Spotlight, but Valkyrie counters with a High Knee Lift. Valkyrie plants Dashwood with The Road To Valhalla to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IMPACT Knockouts Champion, Taya Valkyrie via Pinfall
Third Match: The North (c) vs. Rob Van Dam & Rhino vs. Rich Swann & Willie Mack in a Triple Threat Match For The IMPACT World Tag Team Championship
Josh Alexander and Willie Mack will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Alexander applies a side headlock. Alexander runs into Mack. Alexander with a single leg takedown. Mack leapfrogs over Alexander. Mack ducks a clothesline from Alexander. Mack with a Hurricanrana. Mack follows that with a HandSpring Arm-Drag. Alexander tags in Page. Mack with a Back Body Drop. Mack tags in Swann. 619/Step Up Enzuigiri Combination. Swann with The Rolling Thunder. Page responds with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex. Rhino tags himself in. Rhino applies a side headlock. Rhino drops Page with a shoulder tackle. Rhino poses for the crowd. Rhino slams Page head on the top turnbuckle pad. Rhino blasts Page with a knife edge chop. Alexander kicks Rhino in the back. Page drops Rhino with The Big Boot. Page mocks Rhino. The North starts cutting the ring in half.
Alexander repeatedly stomps on Rhino’s chest. Alexander tags in Page. Page is mauling Rhino in the corner. Rhino with a chop/haymaker combination. Page kicks Rhino in the gut. Rhino hits The SpineBuster. RVD and Alexander are tagged in. RVD clotheslines Alexander. RVD with a Spinning Wheel Kick. RVD follows that with The Rolling Thunder. RVD with a Split Legged MoonSault for a two count. Alexander drives his knee into the midsection of RVD. RVD nails Alexander with another spinning wheel kick. RVD plays to the crowd. RVD with a monkey flip. Swann tags himself in. Swann with a Spinning Back Kick. Swann with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Swann with a Leaping Back Heel Kick for a two count. Page stops Swann in his tracks. The North with an Assisted Blue Thunder Bomb for a two count. Alexander drags Swann to the corner. Alexander tags in Page.
Page stomps on Swann’s chest. Page with a forearm smash. Page with a Back Body Drop. Page makes another quick tag to Alexander. Swann is displaying his fighting spirit. Alexander with a Spinning DDT for a two count. Alexander tags in Page. The North clears the ring. Page SuperKicks Swann. The North goes for their Burning Hammer/SpineBuster Combination, but Swann counters with a DDT. Swann creates distance with The Reverse Hurricanrana. Swann tags in Mack. Mack with Forever Clotheslines. Mack with a Leaping Back Senton Splash. Mack hits The Samoan Drop. Mack follows that with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Mack tags in Swann. FlapJack/Running Bulldog Combination for a two count. Rhino launches Swann over the top rope. RVD drops Mack with a Spin Kick. RVD with a Spinning Heel Kick to Page.
RVD is distracted by Alexander. Mack lands The Six Star Frog Splash. Swann hooks the leg for a two count. Page shoves Swann into Mack. Page SuperKicks Mack. Swann responds with a Windmill Kick. RVD with a Flying Side Kick. Alexander with a Rolling Senton. Mack dropkicks Rhino to the floor. Mack lands The SomerSault Plancha. Page bodyslams Swann off the top turnbuckle. Alexander with a High Angle BackBreaker. Page lands The Swanton Bomb. Page tags in Alexander. The North goes for The Double Neutralizer, but Mack gets in the way. Mack and Swann with a Flying Cutter/Dominator Combination. Rhino prepares for The GORE. RVD SuperKicks Rhino. RVD SuperKicks Mack. RVD throw his headband at Rhino. The North plants Swann with their Burning Hammer/SpineBuster Combination to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IMPACT World Tag Team Champions, The North via Pinfall
Fourth Match: Michael Elgin vs. Naomichi Marufuji
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Elgin backs Marufuji into the ropes. Elgin with a side headlock takeover. Marufuji answers with the headscissors escape. Elgin runs into Marufuji. Elgin tells Marufuji to bring it. Counter Exchange. Elgin calls for the test of strength. Elgin kicks Marufuji in the gut. Elgin ducks a clothesline from Marufuji. Elgin drives Marufuji back first into the turnbuckles. Marufuji unloads two knife edge chops. Following a snap mare takeover, Marufuji stomps on Elgin’s face. Marufuji with a Vicious Neck Crank. Marufuji sends Elgin across the ring. Marufuji goes for a Jumping Back Elbow Smash, but Elgin counters with a Suplex Toss. Elgin lands The Suicide Dive. Elgins rolls Marufuji back into the ring. Elgin delivers a Missile Dropkick for a two count. Elgin with a vicious chop. Elgin scores the elbow knockdown. Elgin with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Chop/Forearm Exchange.
Marufuji cartwheels around Elgin. Marufuji dropkicks Elgin to the floor. Marufuji lands The SomerSault Plancha. Marufuji talks smack to Elgin. Marufuji with a heavy chop. Marufuji with a Jumping Back Elbow Smash. Marufuji kicks the back of Elgin’s head for a two count. Elgin goes for The Snap Dragon Suplex, but Marufuji blocks it. Marufuji rolls Elgin over for a two count. Standing Switch Exchange. Elgin goes for a German Suplex, but Marufuji lands back on his feet. Elgin with combination forearm strikes. Both men are running the ropes. Marufuji SuperKicks Elgin. Elgin responds with a Snap German Suplex. Elgin with a corner clothesline. Elgin with a Uranage BackBreaker. Elgin follows that with The Falcon Arrow for a two count.
Elgin goes for a PowerBomb, but Marufuji lands back on his feet. Marufuji delivers his combination offense. Elgin with a Jumping Knee Strike. Elgin SuperKicks Marufuji. Marufuji side steps Elgin into the turnbuckles. Marufuji with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Elgin with a chop/forearm combination. Elgin negates The Sunset Bomb. Elgin goes for a Seated Senton, but Marufuji ducks out of the way. Marufuji with a Leaping Heel Kick. Marufuji hits The Slice Bread #2 on the floor. Elgin gets back in the ring at the count of nine. Marufuji with a Flying Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Elgin lowers his base. Marufuji SuperKicks Elgin. Elgin responds with a Snap Dragon Suplex. Elgin applies a wrist lock. Elgin lands The Rolling Elbow.
Marufuji blocks a flurry of strikes from Elgin. Elgin drops Marufuji with The Discus Lariat. Elgin with a Running Lariat. Elgin connects with The Splash Mountain Bomb for a two count. Elgin BuckleBombs Marufuji. Marufuji with Two Jumping Knee Strikes. Marufuji kicks Elgin in the face. Marufuji delivers another Slice Bread #2 for a two count. Marufuji goes for a Double UnderHook Suplex, but Elgin blocks it. Elgin and Marufuji are trading back and forth shots. Elgin decks Marufuji with a back elbow smash. Marufuji with a Pump Knee Strike/Hook Kick Combination. Elgin PowerBombs Marufuji. Elgin with a Big Lariat for a two count. Elgin BuckleBombs Marufuji. Elgin connects with The Elgin Bomb for a two count. Elgin with a Spinning Back Fist. Elgin puts Marufuji on the top turnbuckle. Elgin plants Marufuji with The Burning Hammer to pickup the victory.
Winner: Michael Elgin via Pinfall
It made the most sense. @IMPACTWRESTLING has been the most consistent wrestling program on TV for the past 2 years, I get to keep all of my indie dates and best of all, they let me be me. https://t.co/giuGvN8Qwt
— Joey Ryan (@JoeyRyanOnline) October 21, 2019
Fifth Match: Jake Crist (c) vs. Daga vs. Tessa Blanchard vs. Ace Austin vs. Acey Romero in a Five Way Intergender Ladder Match For The IMPACT X-Division Championship
Daga and Austin with a Double Dropkick to Romero. Blanchard kicks Crist in the gut. Blanchard with forearm shivers. Blanchard drops Crist with a Cutter. Blanchard lands Two Suicide Dives. Crist counters with a Leaping Cutter on the floor. Daga slips over Austin’s back. Daga delivers his combination offense. Daga goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Austin lands back on his feet. Austin hits The Space Fly Tiger Drop. Romero runs through Daga. Romero dropkicks Daga. Daga kicks Romero in the chest. Daga dropkicks Romero. Daga with a Corkscrew Press. Blanchard and Daga engages in a tug of war over the ladder. Romero goes for a Corkscrew Tope, but Blanchard and Daga ducks out of the way. Blanchard and Daga drives the ladder into the midsection of Crist. Daga hits The CodeBreaker. Blanchard follows that with The BackStabber.
Romero clotheslines Blanchard. Daga goes for The Cutter, but Romero counters with The Pounce. Romero punches Austin. Romero rolls a large ladder into the ring. Crist throws a chair at Romero. Romero with a Running European Uppercut. Crist unloads a flurry of kicks. Crist scales the ladder. Austin with a Belly to Back Suplex off the ladder. Daga stops Austin in his tracks. Daga thrust kicks the midsection of Austin. Daga with a Leaping Double Foot Stomp. Daga goes for a PowerBomb, but Austin counters with a Hurricanrana. Austin with a forearm smash. Blanchard whips Austin into the turnbuckles. Blanchard hits The Draping Magnum. Blanchard with a SpringBoard Dropkick. Romero gets Blanchard on his shoulders. Romero hits The Samoan Drop.
Romero has the ladder teetering across the second rope. Daga with a Guillotine Leg Drop. Daga brings out a table from under the ring. Crist with a Baseball Slide Dropkick. Crist ascends to the top turnbuckle. Austin wedges a ladder into the corner. Blanchard and Daga goes for Stereo SuperPlex’s, but Romero counters with The Tower Of Doom. Romero catches Austin in mid-air. Romero PowerBombs Austin on the ladder. Crist with an Avalanche Cutter off the ladder. Austin knocks Blanchard and Daga off the ladder. Austin decks Daga with a back elbow smash. Daga responds with a Death Valley Driver.
Daga follows that with a Running Canadian Destroyer through the ladder. Austin lands a SomerSault Plancha. Romero climbs the ladder. Blanchard sends Romero crashing through the table on the outside. Dave Crist starts running interference. Madman Fulton pulls Blanchard off the ladder. Fulton slams Blanchard’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Blanchard goes for Magnum, but Fulton blocks it. Blanchard with a Hurricanrana that sends Fulton face first into the ladder. Blanchard and Crist are trading back and forth shots. Blanchard sends Crist crashing through two tables. Austin nails Blanchard with The Baton. Austin goes on to steal the victory.
Winner: New IMPACT X-Division Champion, Ace Austin
Sixth Match: Ken Shamrock vs. Moose w/Frank Trigg
Haymaker Exchange after the bell rings. Moose drives his knee into the midsection of Shamrock. Shamrock ducks a clothesline from Moose. Shamrock with a quick takedown. Shamrock applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Shamrock transitions into The Ankle Lock. Moose grabs the bottom rope to force the break. Moose decks Shamrock with a back elbow smash. Shamrock with a Back Body Drop over the top rope. Shamrock with a No Touch Tope to the floor. Moose unloads two knife edge chops. Moose rakes the eyes of Shamrock.
Moose goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Shamrock blocks it. Moose with a straight right hand. Shamrock responds with another Back Body Drop on the ramp. Moose sends Shamrock shoulder first into the steel ring post. Moose rolls Shamrock back into the ring. Shamrock with a SlingShot Pescado. Shamrock is distracted by Frank Trigg. Moose chop blocks Shamrock. Trigg removes the top turnbuckle pad. Moose with closed fist shots in the corner. Stalemate in the corner. Shamrock with a Hurricanrana. Shamrock follows that with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex.
Shamrock is fired up. Shamrock applies The Ankle Lock. Moose uses the referee to escape the hold. Moose low blows Shamrock. Moose grabs a steel chair. Shamrock tells Moose to bring it. Shamrock back drops Moose into the turnbuckles. Shamrock gets Moose trapped in The Ankle Lock. Trigg runs interference. Shamrock punches Trigg. Moose with a Pump Kick. Moose is hobbling around the ring. Moose with a forearm smash. Moose goes for The MoonSault, but Shamrock ducks out of the way. Shamrock applies another Ankle Lock. Moose sends Shamrock face first into the exposed steel. Moose Spears Shamrock to pickup the victory.
Winner: Moose via Pinfall
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) October 21, 2019
Thank you to the fans for your support. I gave it my all tonight but it just wasn’t enough.I don’t know what comes next
— KEN SHAMROCK (@ShamrockKen) October 21, 2019
Seventh Match: Brian Cage (c) vs. Sami Callihan in No Disqualification Match For The IMPACT World Championship
Callihan with a Running Pump Kick before the bell rings. Cage clotheslines Callihan. Forearm Exchange. Callihan spits at Cage. Cage bites Callihan’s forehead. Cage with a double leg takedown. Cage transitions into a ground and pound attack. Cage drops Callihan with a Discus Lariat. Callihan is busted open. Cage uses the wolverine claw as a weapon. Cage HeadButts Callihan. Callihan sends Cage to the apron. Callihan with a back fist. Callihan follows that with a SpringBoard Clothesline. Suicide Dive/SomerSault Plancha Exchange. Cage slams Callihan’s head on the ring apron. Cage with a straight right hand. Callihan delivers multiple chair shots. Callihan argues with the referee. Cage kicks Callihan in the gut. Cage BuckleBombs Callihan into the steel ring post.
Callihan with a running axe handle strike off the steel ring steps. Callihan throws a chair at Cage. Cage with Two Belly to Back Suplex’s on the time keepers table. Cage sets up a steel guard rail contraption. Cage goes for a PowerBomb, but Callihan counters with a Groin Claw. Callihan connects with The Cactus Special through the guard rail contraption. Callihan dumps a chair on Cage’s back. Callihan rolls Cage back into the ring. Callihan mocks Cage. Callihan with a Running Pump Kick. Callihan SuperKicks Cage. Callihan follows that with Two Running Boots. Callihan ducks a clothesline from Cage. Cage launches Callihan over the top rope. Cage with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Cage with a DeadLift Suplex off the second rope. Cage with a Running European Uppercut. Cage with a Snap German Suplex. Cage is fired up.
Cage goes for The F5, but Callihan lands back on his feet. Cage with a Jumping Knee Strike. Cage with a PumpHandle SitOut FaceBuster for a two count. Cage with a running elbow smash. Callihan kicks Cage in the chest. Callihan hits The Death Valley Driver for a two count. Callihan with a Draping Cactus Special for a two count. Cage responds with The F5 for a two count. Cage throws the guard rail into the ring. Callihan kicks Cage in the face. Cage with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Callihan bites the left ear of Cage. Callihan low blows Cage. Callihan drills Cage with The Cheeky Nando’s Kick. Callihan with a Running PowerBomb into the steel guard rail for a two count. Callihan brings out a bag of thumbtacks. Callihan connects with The Cactus Special on the thumbtacks for a one count. Cage is pissed. Cage with a Pop Up PowerBomb. Cage plants Callihan with The Drill Claw on the thumbtacks to pickup the victory. Cage celebrates in the ring with Melissa Santos to close the show.
Winner: Still IMPACT World Champion, Brian Cage via Pinfall
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