IMPACT Wrestling Results (3/17/20): Ken Shamrock Career Announcement

IMPACT Wrestling Results 3/17/20
Sam’s Town Casino & Gambling Hall
Las Vegas, Nevada

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: The North (c) vs. TJ Perkins & Fallah Bahh For The IMPACT World Tag Team Championship 

Pier six brawl after the bell rings. Bahh is throwing haymakers at Page. Bahh hulks up. No, No, No! Alexander slaps Bahh in the chest. Double Irish Whip. Bahh cartwheels through the double clothesline. Bahh dumps Page out of the ring. Bahh with a Delayed Bodyslam. Bahh tags in Perkins. Double Irish Whip. Perkins with a Flying Elbow Smash off Bahh’s back. Bahh follows that with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex. Perkins hooks the leg for a two count. Perkins uppercuts Alexander. Perkins kicks the left hamstring of Alexander. Perkins with a Spinning Back Kick. Alexander reverses out of the irish whip from Perkins. Page starts running interference. Perkins kicks Page in the chest. Alexander goes for a Back Drop, but Perkins lands back on his feet. Perkins with a waist lock go-behind. Alexander decks Perkins with a back elbow smash. Perkins tries to get Alexander in a knee bar. Alexander launches Perkins to the corner. Perkins kicks Alexander in the face. Perkins dives over Alexander. Perkins applies a guillotine choke. The North drops Perkins with The Assisted DDT. Alexander drags Perkins to the corner. Alexander tags in Page.

The North starts cutting the ring in half. Page stomps on the left knee of Perkins. Page with a straight right hand. Page applies a waist lock. Page sends Perkins back first into the turnbuckles. Page with a shoulder block. Page tags in Alexander. Alexander with two haymakers. Alexander toys around with Perkins. Knife Edge Chop. Alexander kicks Perkins in the gut. Alexander bodyslams Perkins. Alexander follows that with a knee drop. Alexander applies a rear chin lock. Alexander drives his knee into Perkins back. Alexander with a short knee lift. Alexander tags in Page. Page repeatedly stomps on Perkins chest. Page with a Pendulum BackBreaker. Bahh urges on his partner. Page lifts Perkins up in the air. Page tags in Alexander. Page passes Perkins over to Alexander. Alexander goes for a Delayed Vertical Suplex, but Perkins lands back on his feet. Perkins applies The Cobra Twist. Perkins rolls Alexander over for a two count. Perkins made a “tag” to Bahh, but the referee was too busy trying to get Page out of the ring.

Bahh is livid. Alexander applies a front face lock. Alexander tags in Page. Perkins goes for a short-arm reversal, but Alexander counters with a knee lift. Page drops Perkins with a shoulder tackle. Page taunts Bahh. Page sends Perkins shoulder first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Page tags in Alexander. Double Irish Whip. Perkins dives over Alexander. Perkins kicks Page in the jaw. Standing Switch Exchange. Perkins shoves Alexander into Page. Perkins creates distance with a Double ChickenWing GutBuster. Perkins tags in Bahh. Bahh with two clotheslines. Bahh plays to the crowd. Bahh with Two Body Avalanches. Bahh follows that with Two Running Hip Attacks. Page pulls Alexander off Bahh’s shoulders. The North avoids the double clothesline. Bahh uses the right leg of Page as a weapon. Bahh with a Back Body Drop. Bahh hits The SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Bahh tags in Perkins. Page shoves Perkins off the top turnbuckle. Alexander with a Rolling Elbow. Alexander with a Running Crossbody Block through the ropes. The North has complete control of the match during the commercial break.

Alexander goes for a Butterfly Suplex, but Perkins blocks it. Alexander punches Perkins in the back. Alexander with a chop/forearm combination. Perkins with a back elbow smash to Page. Perkins slides under Alexander. Perkins tags in Bahh. Double Irish Whip. Up Kick by Perkins. Bahh with a Running Crossbody Block for a two count. Alexander and Perkins are trading back and forth shots. Alexander goes for a Ripcord Elbow Strike, but Perkins counters with a Spin Kick. Page responds with an Inside Out Slam. Bahh SuperKicks Page. Alexander ducks a clothesline from Bahh. Alexander with a German Suplex. Bahh rises back on his feet. Bahh with an Inside Out Lariat. Bahh with a heavy chop. Bahh puts Page on the top turnbuckle. Alexander attacks Bahh from behind. Alexander dumps Bahh face first to the canvas. Page lands The Swanton Bomb. The North connects with The Double Neutralizer for a two count. Alexander tags in Page.

Bahh negates The Double Crucifix Bomb. The North with a Double Pump Kick. Bahh responds with a Double Clothesline. Bahh tags in Perkins. Perkins with a Diving Crossbody Block. Perkins lunges over Alexander. Perkins avoids The Pump Kick. Perkins applies The Knee Bar. Bahh gets Alexander trapped in The Cobra Twist. Page taps out, but the referee didn’t see it. Perkins argues with the referee. Alexander with a straight right hand. Bahh clotheslines Alexander over the top rope. Bahh lands The Suicide Dive. Bahh goes for The Samoan Drop, but Page lands back on his feet. Page shoves Bahh into Perkins. Page with a RoundHouse Kick. Page tags in Alexander. The North goes for The Double Iconoclasm, but Perkins lands back on his feet. Perkins dropkicks Page. Perkins drops Alexander with The Tornado DDT. Perkins goes for The Detonation Kick, but Page gets in the way. The North plants Perkins with The Northern Assault to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still IMPACT World Tag Team Champions, The North via Pinfall 

– Eddie Edwards team for the upcoming Lethal LockDown Match (Eddie Edwards, Tommy Dreamer, Daga and Tessa Blanchard)

– There will also be a female Lethal LockDown Match. Team Jordynne Grace vs. Team Madison Rayne.

– The Lethal LockDown Event is currently postponed due to COVID-19.

The Real Housewives of Slam Town 

Second Match: Chris Bey vs. Damian Drake 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Bey applies a side headlock. Drake reverses the hold. Bey drops Drake with a shoulder tackle. Drake drops down on the canvas. Bey shows off his athleticism. Bey with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Drake launches Bey over the top rope. Bey with a shoulder block. Bey slips over Drake’s back. Bey leapfrogs over Drake. Bey with a Sliding Dropkick. Bey follows that with The House Call. Drake regroups on the outside. Bey plays to the crowd. Bey lands The SomerSault Plancha. Bey rolls Drake back into the ring. Drake decks Bey with a back elbow smash. Bey avoids The Leg Lariat.

Bey with a High Head Kick. Bey follows that with a Jumping Back Elbow Smash. Bey with an Apron Enzuigiri. Bey drops Drake with The Rolling NeckBreaker. No hand nip up. Drake rolls Bey over for a one count. Drake with a forearm smash. Drake with a BackBreaker/FlatLiner Combination for a one count. Drake kicks Bey in the back. Drake hammers down on the back of Bey’s neck. Bey applies a side headlock. Bey SuperKicks Drake. Bey with a HeadScissors TakeOver that sends Drake face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Bey with a Spinning Knee Strike. Bey connects with The Beymouser to pickup the victory.

Winner: Chris Bey via Pinfall 

– This weeks IMPACT Plus! Flashback Moment Of The Week is Ken Shamrock becoming the NWA/TNA Worlds Heavyweight Champion.

– Alisha Edwards joins Jordynne Grace’s Lethal LockDown Team.

Tenille Dashwood Vignette 

Moose & Chase Stevens Backstage Segment 

Jimmy Jacobs Interviews Tessa Blanchard 

IMPACT Wrestling GutCheck Finale Episode 

The Debut Of Cancel Culture 

Joey Ryan: Allow me to reintroduce myself. My name is Joseph P Ryan and I have an extraordinary gift. We have extraordinary gifts. Rob is a game changing, once in a lifetime, innovating athlete. Katie has a remarkable derriere. And I have a marvelous manhood. Hey cameraman, i’m up here. We are more than just an athlete. More than a derriere. More than a manhood. We are not here simply for you to make gifs of, tweets, comments, etc. We don’t need your opinions. We never asked for your input. But since you refuse to treat us with humanity, you have now lost privilege of our gifts and you will never see another d flip again.

Rob Van Dam: Here’s what I know, everybody giving us so much crap about seeing maybe a little too much skin, you’re all hypocrites cause I know you all want to see what’s under Katie’s coat. I’ll tell you something else, these guys that we’re wrestling tonight, they’re drinking beer already. Hey, i’m just saying what kind of a professional is gonna get in the ring when their mind has obviously been altered by some kind of substance. I’m glad you understand.

Joey Ryan: You see, together we are Cancel Culture. And tonight, The Deaners are getting canceled.

Third Match: Cancel Culture w/Katie Forbes vs. The Deaners 

Ryan and Cousin Jake will start things off. Jake with two forearm smashes. Jake has Ryan draped across the top rope. Jake tags in Denaer. Deaner with a running knee lift. Jake follows that with a forearm smash. Deaner hooks the leg for a two count. Deaner slams Ryan’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Deaner repeatedly stomps on Ryan’s chest. Ryan decks Deaner with a JawBreaker. Ryan gets Deaner crotched on the top rope. Ryan tags in RVD. RVD with a Flying Side Kick. Deaner tumbles to the floor. RVD with Two Bodyslams. RVD poses for the crowd.

RVD tags in Ryan. Ryan with two haymakers. Ryan teases the groin hold. Deaner tags in Jake. Jake drops Ryan with a shoulder tackle. Jake with a Discus Lariat. Jake hits The Michinonku Driver for a two count. RVD kicks Jake in the gut. Jake reverses out of the irish whip from RVD. Jake with a Corner Spear. Ryan ducks a clothesline from Jake. Jake with a Leaping Body Block. Jake tags in Deaner. Forbes slaps Deaner in the back. Ryan SuperKicks Deaner. Ryan tags in RVD. Ryan knocks Jake off the ring apron. RVD connects with The Five Star Frog Splash to pickup the victory.

Winner: Cancel Culture via Pinfall 

– Ace Austin wants to be Willie Mack’s tag team partner. Mack reminds Austin that he’s in X-Division Scramble Match next week which will determine the number one contender to Austin’s IMPACT X-Division Championship.

Fourth Match: Kiera Hogan vs. Lacey Ryan 

Hogan attacks Ryan before the bell rings. Hogan applies a sleeper hold. Hogan punches Ryan in the chest. Ryan reverses out of the irish whip from Hogan. Hogan kicks Ryan in the face. Hogan with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Hogan goes for a Running Hip Attack, but Ryan counters with a Release German Suplex. Ryan goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Hogan holds onto the ropes. Ryan dropkicks Hogan. Ryan is fired up. Ryan slams Hogan’s head on the top turnbuckle. Following a snap mare takeover, Ryan goes for a SlingShot Elbow Drop, but Hogan ducks out of the way. Hogan with a Desperation. Hogan hits The Draping Scissors Kick for a two count.

Hogan slams Ryan’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Hogan is choking Ryan with her boot. Hogan has complete control of the match. OverHand Chop Exchange. Hogan rakes the eyes of Ryan. Hogan with a Running Boot in the corner for a two count. Hogan whips Ryan across the ring. Ryan kicks Hogan in the chest. Ryan goes for a FlatLiner, but Hogan lands back on her feet. Hogan blocks The RoundHouse Kick. Hogan dumps Ryan face first on the canvas. Hogan applies a bodyscissors hold. Ryan with a straight right hand.

Hogan fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Ryan with three clotheslines. Ryan thrust kicks the midsection of Hogan. Ryan follows that with a knee lift. Ryan whips Hogan into the turnbuckles. Ryan with The SlingShot Elbow Drop. Ryan connects with The PumpHandle Knee Lift for a two count. Ryan goes for The Frog Splash, but Hogan ducks out of the way. Ryan goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Hogan lands back on her feet. Hogan with a RoundHouse Kick. Hogan plants Ryan The Bridging Fisherman’s NeckBreaker to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kiera Hogan via Pinfall 

– Michael Elgin’s Lethal LockDown Team (Michael Elgin, The North and Taya Valkyrie)

Fifth Match: Jake Crist vs. Daga 

Dueling chants after the bell rings. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Crist applies a wrist lock. Daga reverses the hold. Crist maintains wrist control. Following. snap mare takeover, Crist applies a rear chin lock. Daga transitions into a hammerlock. Crist grabs the bottom rope to force the break. Test Of Strength. Daga with an arm-drag takedown. Daga with a rolling crucifix for a two count. Crist shoves Daga. Crist tells Daga to bring it. Crist with a straight right hand. Daga with forearm shivers. Crist reverses out of the irish whip from Daga. Daga slips over Crist back. Daga drops down on the canvas. Daga leapfrogs over Crist. Daga sweeps out the legs of Crist. Crist avoids The Standing Double Foot Stomp. Crist kicks Daga in the face. Daga avoids a flurry of leg kicks from Crist. Daga with a deep arm-drag. Crist answers with the headscissors escape. Daga delivers another deep arm-drag. Daga applies an arm-bar. Crist puts his foot on the bottom rope to create separation.

Crist drives his knee into the midsection of Daga. Daga with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Crist blocks a boot from Daga. Crist sends Daga face first into the ring apron. Crist with a Desperation Enzuigiri from the outside. Crist drills Daga with The Tornado DDT on the floor. Crist has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Crist applies a rear chin lock. Daga with heavy bodyshots. Crist rakes the eyes of Daga. Crist drops Daga with a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Crist locks in The Stump Puller. Daga with a forearm smash. Daga slides under Crist. Double RoundHouse Kick. Both men are knocked down after a double clothesline. Forearm Exchange.

Daga with a Flying Clothesline. Daga with two clotheslines. Daga drops Crist with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Daga follows that with The La Magistral for a two count. Daga connects with The GutWrench SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Daga goes for a Butterfly Suplex, but Crist lands back on his feet. Crist delivers his combination offense for a two count. Daga rolls Crist over for a two count. Daga rolls out of the snap german suplex. Daga with The Pop Up Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Crist responds with The Mid-Air Cutter for a two count. Daga avoids The Spinning Heel Kick. Daga with a Snap Dragon Suplex. Daga plants Crist with The Double UnderHook GutBuster to pickup the victory.

Winner: Daga via Pinfall 

Ken Shamrock Career Announcement 

– Ken Shamrock will be inducted into this years Impact Wrestling Hall Of Fame.

– ICU graphic appears on the stage and the lights go out in the building.

– Sami Callihan blinds Shamrock with The Fireball to close the show.

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Author: Josh Lopez