Impact Wrestling Results 8/23/18
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
Eddie Edwards, Austin Aries, Killer Kross and Moose In-Ring Segment:
Sami Callihan Promo:
Moose, Alisha and Eddie Edwards Backstage Segment:
Matt Sydal Promo:
First Match: Matt Sydal vs. Zachary Wentz
Sydal wants Wentz to open his third eye. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Sydal with a side headlock takeover. Wentz leapfrogs over Sydal. Wentz ducks a clothesline from Sydal. Wentz with a SpringBoard Corkscrew Splash for a two count. Wentz follows that with a Diving Crossbody Block. Sydal crawls under the ring. Sydal attacks Wentz from behind. Sydal kicks Wentz in the back. Sydal rolls Wentz back into the ring.
Sydal unloads multiple leg kicks. Sydal applies an modified cobra clutch. Wentz is throwing forearms at Sydal. Wentz goes for a Hurricanrana, but Sydal counters with a PowerBomb for a two count. Sydal blasts Wentz with a knife edge chop. Wentz side steps Sydal into the turnbuckles. Following a snap mare takeover, Wentz hits The PK. Wentz with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Wentz plays to the crowd.
Wentz ascends to the top turnbuckle. Wentz rams his shoulders into the midsection of Sydal. Wentz drops Sydal with a SlingShot CodeBreaker. Wentz goes for a Running Shooting Star Press, but Sydal gets his knees up in the air. Jumping Knee Strike Exchange. Sydal rocks Wentz with a Leg Lariat. Sydal plants Wentz with The Swinging Fisherman’s NeckBreaker to pickup the victory.
Winner: Matt Sydal via Pinfall
The Cult Of Lee, Eli Drake, Brandon Tidwell and Mr. Atlantis Backstage Segment:
Brian Cage Promo:
– This weeks GWN Flashback Moment Of The Week is from the March 14, 2013 edition of Impact Wrestling from Chicago, Illinois. The Legion of Boom taking on the team James Storm and AJ Styles.
Fallah Bahh & KM Backstage Segment:
Second Match: The Desi Hit Squad w/Gama Singh vs. KM & Fallah Bahh
Raju and Bahh will start things off. Raju punches Bahh. Raju kicks the right hamstring of Bahh. Raju applies a waist lock. Bahh easily breaks out of the hold. Bahh drops Raju with a shoulder tackle. Bahh says no, no, no to Raju. Bahh delivers a Leg Drop. Raju uppercuts Bahh. Raju tags in Singh. Bahh with a Crossbody Block. Bahh points at KM. Bahh tags in KM. KM kicks Singh in the gut. KM ducks a clothesline from Singh. KM is distracted by Raju. Singh chop blocks KM. Raju with a Sliding Dropkick. Singh with a Front Suplex on top of KM for a two count. Desi Hit Squad continues to double team KM.
KM is trying to create separation. Desi Hit Squad with a Leg Sweep/BackStabber Combination for a two count. Singh is putting the boots to KM. Singh tags in Raju. Raju with a Stinger Splash. Raju follows that with a Leaping Forearm Smash. Singh dropkicks KM. KM fires back with a flurry of strikes. Singh attacks KM from behind. KM creates distance with a Double Clothesline. KM tags in Bahh.
Bahh brings the fight to Desi Hit Squad. Singh kicks Bahh in the jaw. Singh goes for a Sunset Flip, but Bahh counters with a Seated Senton for a one count. Raju jumps on Bahh’s back. Bahh with a Running Splash. KM and Bahh steamrolls through The Desi Hit Squad. Raju decks Bahh with a Step Up Enzuigiri. KM goes for a PumpHandle Slam, but Singh lands back on his feet. Raju inadvertently takes out Singh with a Jumping Knee Strike. KM kicks Raju in the gut. KM with a Double Knee BackBreaker. KM drags Raju to the corner. Bahh lands The Banzai Drop to pickup the victory.
Winner: KM & Fallah Bahh via Pinfall
Scarlett Bordeaux, Grado, Joe Hendry and Katarina Backstage Segment:
Third Match: Kiera Hogan w/Allie vs. Alisha Edwards
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Edwards applies a side headlock. Hogan transitions into a wrist lock. Edwards reverses the hold. Hogan with a Fireman’s Carry TakeOver. Hogan applies an arm-bar. Edwards rocks Hogan with a Forearm Smash. Edwards goes for a BackSlide Cover, but Hogan blocks it. Edwards ducks a clothesline from Hogan. Quick pinning exchange that lead us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Edwards shakes hands with Hogan. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Edwards applies a waist lock. Hogan reverses the hold. Edwards with a Big Boot. Edwards follows that with a Leaping Clothesline. Edwards plays to the crowd.
Edwards is lighting up Hogan’s chest. Edwards whips Hogan to the corner. Edwards with a Running Forearm Smash. Edwards drops Hogan with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Hogan fires back with two sharp elbow strikes. Hogan with a Jaw Breaker. Hogan sends Edwards crashing into the turnbuckles. Hogan levels Edwards with a Body Avalanche. Hogan with a Sliding Dropkick for a two count. Hogan thrust kicks the midsection of Edwards.
Following a snap mare takeover, Hogan SuperKicks Edwards for a two count. Hogan goes for a Fisherman’s NeckBreaker, but Edwards counters with a FlatLiner for a to count. Edwards goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Hogan ducks out of the way. Hogan with a Leaping Bulldog for a two count. Hogan is throwing forearms at Edwards. Edwards slaps Hogan in the chest. Edwards connects with a Back Pack Stunner for a two count. Edwards goes for a Tornado DDT, but Hogan blocks it. Hogan fights out of the Boston Crab. Hogan plants Edwards with a Cradle NeckBreaker to pickup the victory.
Winner: Kiera Hogan via Pinfall
Allie In-Ring Pomo:
IMPACT Redefine Match Card
– Su Yung (c) vs. Allie vs. Tessa Blanchard in a Triple Threat Match For The IMPACT Knockouts Championship
– Brian Cage (c) vs. Fenix For The IMPACT X-Division Championship
– Rich Swann vs. Petey Williams
– Austin Aries & Killer Kross vs. Eddie Edwards & Moose
Johnny Impact & Kongo Kong Segment:
Alicia Atout Backstage Interview With Austin Aries and Killer Kross:
.@AustinAries and @realKILLERkross are fine with @TheMooseNation getting involved, they will happily crush Moose's dreams again NEXT WEEK in a tag team match! #IMPACTonPop #ReDefined pic.twitter.com/ucKww8l2hf
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) August 24, 2018
Fourth Match: The Cult Of Lee w/Eli Drake vs. Mr. Atlantis & Brandon Tidwell
Eli Drake joins the commentary team for this match. Caleb Konley and Tidwell will start things off. Lee attacks Tidwell from behind. Lee knocks Atlantis off the ring apron. Lee poses for the crowd. Konley kicks Tidwell in the ribs. Konley tags in Lee. The Cult of Lee delivers a Double Hip Lock. Double Boot to the midsection of Atlantis.
Cult Of Lee with a Drop Toe Hold/Uppercut Combination. Konley with a Saito Suplex. Konley tags in Lee. Lee lands The ELI Drake Elbow Drop. Lighting Quick Tags from The Cult Of Lee. Lee blasts Atlantis with The PK. Konley goes for The Gravy Train, but Tidwell rolls him over to pickup the victory.
Winner: Mr. Atlantis & Brandon Tidwell via Pinfall
Alicia Atout Interview With Rich Swann:
We don't even know what to say. This is too far. There has to be a line. The OGz will do anything to get to LAX. This is retaliation on a horrific level. #IMPACTonPop @MadKing1981 @Ortiz5150 @SantanaLAX @Konnan5150 pic.twitter.com/kPDHeutsbc
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) August 24, 2018
Fifth Match: Sami Callihan vs. Pentagon Jr in a Mexican Death Match
Callihan and Pentagon are swinging chairs at each other. Callihan blasts Pentagon with a Pump Kick. Pentagon SuperKicks Callihan. Pentagon ducks a clothesline from Callihan. Pentagon drops Callihan with The SlingBlade. Pentagon delivers Three Open Hand Chops. Callihan wants more punishment. Pentagon plays to the crowd. Pentagon kicks Callihan in the face. Pentagon sets up a chair contraption. Pentagon places Callihan on the top turnbuckle. Pentagon with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Callihan PowerBombs Pentagon through two chairs for a two count.
Callihan rearranges the furniture around the ringside area. Callihan goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Pentagon blocks it. Pentagon is throwing forearms at Callihan. Pentagon tells Callihan that he has zero fear. Pentagon with a SomerSault Plancha through a table. Coming out of the commercial break, Pentagon attacks Callihan with a staple gun. Pentagon with a LungBlower for a two count. Pentagon brings clippers into the ring.
Callihan locks in a groin claw. Callihan goes for a PowerBomb, but Pentagon blocks it. Pentagon with a Leg Lariat. Pentagon kicks the right hamstring of Callihan. Callihan throughs a garbage can at Pentagon. Callihan puts the garbage can over Pentagon’s head. Callihan hits Pentagon with a black baseball bat. Pentagon with a Running Death Valley Driver through another table for a two count. Pentagon spills a collection of legos on the canvas.
Pentagon goes for a Package PileDriver, but Callihan blocks it. Callihan with a Package PileDriver of his own on the legos for a two count. Pentagon low blows Callihan. Pentagon hits The Fear Factor for a two count. Pentagon rolls a table into the ring. Pentagon ascends to the top turnbuckle. Callihan decks Pentagon with a Leaping Palm Strike. Callihan and Pentagon are trading back and forth shots. Callihan rakes the eyes of Pentagon. Callihan plants Pentagon with a Package PileDriver off the second rope through a table to pickup the victory.
Winner: Sami Callihan via Pinfall
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