IMPACT Wrestling Results (6/2/20): Ace Austin vs. Zachary Wentz

IMPACT Wrestling Results 6/2/20
The Skyway Studios
Nashville, Tennessee

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: Kylie Rae & Susie Yung vs. Kiera Hogan & Tasha Steelz 

Rae and Steelz will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Rae applies a wrist lock. Steelz reverses the hold. Steelz pulls Rae down to the mat. Rae regroups in the corner. Rae tags in Yung. Steelz is playing mind games with Yung. Yung slaps Steelz in the face. Steelz is pissed. Steelz tags in Hogan. Yung with two side headlock takedowns. Yung brings Hogan to the corner. Yung tags in Rae. Double Running Bulldog for a two count. Rae applies a front face lock. Rae grabs the left shoulder of Hogan. Yung and Steelz are tagged in. Steelz wants Yung to shake her hand. Steelz shoves Yung into the turnbuckles. Steelz talks smack to Yung. Hogan attacks Yung behind the referee’s back. Steelz repeatedly stomps on Yung’s chest. Steelz tags in Hogan.

Double Whip into the turnbuckles. Hogan slams Yung’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Hogan is choking Yung with her boot. Hogan tags in Yung. Steelz with a forearm smash. Steelz kicks Yung in the gut. Steelz with forearm shivers. Steelz follows that with a Running European Uppercut. Steelz tags in Hogan. Hogan levels Yung with a Body Avalanche. Steelz thrust kicks the midsection of Yung. Steelz drops Yung with a Swinging NeckBreaker. Rae breaks up the pinning opportunity. Hogan tags in Steelz. Steelz kicks Yung in the gut. Steelz taunts Rae. Steelz unloads a flurry of left jabs. Steelz thrust kicks the midsection of Yung. Yung avoids The Pump Kick. Yung creates distance with a Spinning Face Plant. Rae and Hogan are tagged in.

Rae with two clotheslines. Rae sweeps out the legs of Hogan. Rae with a Running European Uppercut to Steelz. Rae follows that with a Running Cannonball Strike. Rae kicks Hogan in the face. Rae connects with The Kylie Special for a two count. Rae tags in Yung. Steelz negates The Panic Switch. Steelz hits The CodeBreaker. Rae rolls under a clothesline from Steelz. Rae SuperKicks Steelz. Hogan blocks a lariat from Rae. Hogan drops Rae with a RoundHouse Kick. Yung responds with The Shotei. Yung goes for The Panic Switch, but Hogan gets in the way. Hogan and Steelz with Stereo SuperKicks. Hogan puts Yung on the top turnbuckle. Hogan SuperKicks Rae. Steelz follows that with a Modified FrankenSteiner. Hogan plants Yung with The Bridging Fisherman’s NeckBreaker to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kiera Hogan & Tasha Steelz via Pinfall 

– Moose tells Ace Austin that he should go after the TNA World Heavyweight Championship following the conclusion of the Number One Contender’s Tournament, because the IMPACT World Title is a second rate title.

Second Match: Joseph P Ryan w/oVe vs. Crazzy Steve 

Ryan with a big haymaker. Short-Arm Reversal by Steve. Steve with three clotheslines. Steve scores the elbow knockdown. Steve ducks a clothesline from Ryan. Steve with a JawBreaker. Steve follows that with a Single Leg Dropkick for a two count. Ryan dropkicks Steve. Ryan slams Steve’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Ryan with a straight right hand. Ryan talks smack to Steve. Ryan with clubbing shoulder blocks. Ryan punches Steve in the back. Ryan bodyslams Steve. Ryan follows that with a Running Knee Drop for a two count.

Ryan has complete control of the match. Ryan delivers a gut punch. Ryan uppercuts Steve. Ryan poses for the viewing audience. Steve with a Vertical Suplex. Ryan and Steve are trading back and forth shots. Ryan drives his knee into the midsection of Steve. Steve starts biting Ryan’s fingers. Ryan reverses out of the irish whip from Steve. Steve dives over Ryan. Steve throws Ryan into the turnbuckles. Steve hits The Running Cannonball Strike. The referee is distracted by Jake Crist. Steve knocks Dave off the ring apron. Ryan SuperKicks Steve to pickup the victory. After the match, Jake Crist clocks his brother with The Spinning RoundHouse Kick. Jake has officially joined Cancel Culture.

Winner: Joseph P Ryan via Pinfall 

Third Match: Rohit Raju vs. Chase Stevens 

Raju kicks Stevens in the gut. Raju with clubbing blows to Stevens back. Raju with a boot to the midsection of Stevens. Stevens answers with two haymakers. Raju ducks a clothesline from Stevens. Raju with a quick palm strike. Raju drives his knee into the midsection of Stevens. Raju kicks out the legs of Stevens. Raju with a Sliding Boot for a two count. Raju fish hooks Stevens. Raju toys around with Stevens. Raju tugs on Stevens hair. Stevens delivers a gut punch. Stevens applies a wrist lock. Stevens with a short-arm clothesline for a two count. Stevens with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count.

Raju decks Stevens with a throat thrust. Stevens kicks Raju in the face. Raju connects with The Side Russian Leg Sweep for a two count. Raju kicks Stevens in the chest. Raju with an elbow smash. Raju follows that with a running elbow drop for a two count. Raju is displaying his frustration. Stevens with heavy bodyshots. Stevens applies a waist lock. Raju with a back elbow smash. Raju hits The Leaping FlatLiner for a two count. Raju starts choking Stevens. Raju talks smack to Stevens. Raju uses the middle rope as a weapon. Stevens is trying to build momentum.

Raju drops Stevens with a running back elbow strike. Raju kicks Stevens in the chest. Raju slaps Stevens in the back of the head. Stevens is throwing haymakers at Raju. Stevens kicks Raju in the gut. Stevens with a Running boot. Stevens follows that with a Release German Suplex. Stevens connects with The Scissors Kick for a two count. Stevens goes for The MoonSault, but Raju gets his knees up in the air. Stevens thrust kicks the midsection of Raju. Raju uses the referee as a human shield. Raju with a Jumping Knee Strike. Raju lands The Flying Double Foot Stomp to pickup the victory. After the match, Rhino plants Raju with The GORE.

Winner: Rohit Raju via Pinfall 

– Chris Bey appears on this weeks edition of Locker Room Talk With Madison Rayne and Johnny Swinger.

– This weeks IMPACT Plus! Flashback Moment Of The Week is the Drew Galloway/Bobby Lashely TNA World Heavyweight Championship Match From TNA Slammiversary 2016.

– Next week on IMPACT Wrestling, Jordynne Grace will battle Taya Valkyrie.

Gia Miller Interviews Jessica Havok & Nevaeh 

Gia Miller: Nevaeh, please tell me, what’s been bringing you to Impact for the last month?

Nevaeh: Well, Havok and I have been friends for years. I watched her win the Knockouts Title. But with everything that has went on with Father James Mitchell, I have been watching from the shadows. I had to come here to make sure that Havok was okay. She is absolutely dangerous on her own. When we’re together, we are a complete force. So, the team of Havok and Nevaeh have arrived.

Fourth Match: The Rascalz vs. TJ Perkins & Fallah Bahh. The Winners Will Become The Number One Contenders For The IMPACT World Tag Team Titles 

Dezmond Xavier and Fallah Bahh will start things off. Xavier with a waist lock go-behind. Bahh applies a wrist lock. Xavier reverses the hold. Bahh lunges over Xavier. Bahh goes for a Hip Toss, but Xavier lands back on his feet. Xavier ducks a clothesline from Bahh. Xavier goes for a rollup, but Bahh stands still. Xavier avoids The Leg Drop. Bahh dodges The RoundHouse Kick. Xavier miss fires on the double back flip kick. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Perkins and Wentz are tagged in. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Perkins with a wrist lock takedown. Wentz with a standing back flip. Wentz with an arm-drag takeover. Wentz drops Perkins with a shoulder tackle. Perkins answers with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Wentz reverses out of the irish whip from Perkins. Perkins dives over Wentz. Perkins goes for another HeadScissors TakeOver, but Wentz lands back on his feet.

Wentz with a leg sweep. Perkins with a side headlock takeover. Wentz answers with a headscissors escape. Perkins dropkicks Wentz. Perkins goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Wentz lands back on his feet. Wentz rolls under a clothesline from Perkins. Wentz kicks Perkins in the gut. Xavier tags himself in. Xavier with a shoulder block. Xavier slips over Perkins back. Xavier crawls under Perkins. Xavier with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Perkins launches Xavier over the top rope. Wentz tags himself in. Xavier with an Apron Enzuigiri. Wentz knocks Bahh off the ring apron. Wentz hits The Bronco Buster. Bahh drops Xavier with a Running Crossbody Block. Bahh launches Wentz to the corner. Wentz kicks Bahh in the face. Perkins with a Flying Elbow Strike off Bahh’s back for a two count. Perkins with a Vertical Suplex. Perkins goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Wentz lands back on his feet. Wentz tags in Xavier.

Rascalz are double teaming Perkins. Wentz with a Leaping Double Foot Stomp across the back of Perkins neck. Xavier with the cover for a two count. Xavier with a Mid-Kick. Xavier delivers his combination offense. Xavier decks Perkins with a back elbow smash. Xavier tags in Wentz. Following a snap mare takeover, Wentz with The SlingShot Senton for a two count. Wentz applies a front face lock. Perkins backs Wentz into the turnbuckles. Xavier tags himself in. Xavier with clubbing blows to Perkins back. Double Irish Whip. Perkins showcases his agility. Perkins creates distance with The Tornado DDT. Perkins tags in Bahh. Bahh with two double hand chops. Bahh launches Xavier to the corner. Bahh with Two Body Avalanches. Xavier kicks Bahh in the face. Bahh throws Xavier into Wentz. Bahh connects with The Samoan Drop for a two count. Xavier is swinging at air. Bahh kicks Xavier in the chest. Bahh follows that with The Hadouken. Bahh tags in Perkins.

Perkins with a Rolling Senton. Double Splash for a two count. Perkins with a Vertical Suplex. Perkins drops Xavier with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Perkins knocks Wentz off the ring apron. Perkins uppercuts Xavier. Xavier unloads a flurry of strikes. Xavier with The Cutter. Xavier tags in Wentz. Wentz rolls under a clothesline from Perkins. Wentz SuperKicks Bahh. Wentz with Rapid Fire Sumo Strikes. Wentz with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Wentz delivers a Rising Knee Strike. Following a rolling snap mare takeover, Wentz hits The PK. Wentz connects with The Standing MoonSault for a two count. Wentz tags in Xavier. Xavier catapults Perkins into a SuperKick from Wentz. Assisted Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Bahh with a Rebound Side Belly to Belly Suplex. Bahh follows that with The Samoan Drop. Perkins goes for The Frog Splash, but Xavier gets his knees up in the air. Rollup Exchange. Bahh blasts Xavier with a knife edge chop. Xavier answers with a Flying Knee Strike. Perkins blocks a boot from Wentz. Perkins with a Back Drop Driver. Xavier goes for The Double Back Flip Kick, but Perkins counters with The Knee Bar. Xavier plants Perkins with The Bridging Clutch to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Rascalz via Pinfall 

– Deonna Purrazzo Vignette.

Michael Elgin & Ken Shamrock Brawl 

Fifth Match: Ace Austin vs. Zachary Wentz In The Finals Of The Number One Contenders Tournament For The IMPACT World Championship

Wentz will be replacing Trey Miguel who got viciously attacked in the backstage area. Wentz starts things off with a ShotGun Dropkick. Wentz drives Austin face first into the canvas for a two count. Wentz transitions into a ground and pound attack. The referee is trying to calm down Wentz. Wentz repeatedly stomps on Austin’s chest. Wentz is unhinged. Wentz SuperKicks Austin. Wentz is trying to pull Austin off the bottom rope. Wentz is raining down haymakers. Austin drop toe holds Wentz into the middle turnbuckle pad. Austin regains control of the match during the commercial break. Wentz denies The PK. Wentz knocks Austin off the ring apron. Wentz punches Austn in the back. Austin kicks Wentz in the gut. Austin with a forearm smash. Austin wraps a shirt around Wentz neck.

Austin with a straight right hand. Austin runs Wentz into the edge of the ring frame. Wentz slams Austin’s head on the ring apron. Wentz continues to punch Austin in the back. Austin with a Back Body Drop on the ramp. Forearm Exchange. Wentz with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Wentz drops Austin with a forearm smash. Wentz talks smack to Austin. Wentz resets the referee’s ten count. Austin repeatedly throws Wentz into the steel guard rail. Austin stands on the right hand of Wentz. Austin kicks Wentz in the face. Austin with clubbing shoulder blocks. Wentz side steps Austin into the steel guard rail. Wentz repeatedly stomps on Austin’s chest. Wentz kicks Austin in the face. Wentz continues to reset the referee’s ten count. Austin clocks Wentz with a Spinning RoundHouse Kick in mid-air. Austin is mauling Wentz in the corner. Wentz with The Big Boot. Wentz SuperKicks Austin. Austin buries his knee into the midsection of Wentz. Austin with a Twisting Side Slam for a two count.

Austin kicks Wentz in the back. Austin applies the abdominal stretch. Austin with clubbing blows to Wentz back. Austin abuses the referee’s five count. Austin is choking Wentz with his boot. Following a snap mare takeover, Austin catapults Wentz throat across the bottom strand for a two count. Austin with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Wentz responds with The Brain Buster for a two count. Wentz applies a rear chin lock. Austin decks Wentz with a JawBreaker. Austin applies an arm-bar. Austin delivers The Paper Cut. Austin kicks Wentz in the face. Wentz with a chop/forearm combination. Austin pulls Wentz down to the mat. Austin with a Jumping Knee Strike. Austin goes for The Fold, but Wentz counters with The HandSpring Knee Strike. Wentz struggles to get back on his feet. Wentz delivers his combination offense.

Wentz with a Jumping Knee Strike. Following a rolling snap mare takeover, Wentz hits The PK. Wentz connects with The Standing MoonSault for a two count. Austin goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Wentz lands back on his feet. Wentz dodges The Leg Lariat. Wentz with a Jumping Knee Strike. Wentz with a Modified Uranage Slam for a two count. Wentz goes back to the ground and pound attack. Wentz with a full mount cover for a two count. Wentz slaps Austin in the face. Wentz goes for The Brain Buster, but Xavier counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Wentz SuperKicks Austin for a two count. Wentz kicks the left shoulder of Austin. Wentz goes for The Swanton Bomb, but Austin gets his knees up in the air. Austin drives Wentz face first into the canvas. Austin plants Wentz with The Fold to pickup the victory.

Winner: Ace Austin via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez