IMPACT Wrestling Results 8/23/19
Port Hueneme, California
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Michael Elgin vs. Rhino
Shoulder Block/Forearm Exchange. Elgin applies a side headlock. Elgin goes for a shoulder tackle, but Rhino stands still. Rhino ducks a clothesline from Elgin. Rhino with a short-arm clothesline. Elgin regroups on the outside. Rhino tells Elgin to bring it. Test Of Strength. Elgin kicks Rhino in the gut. Elgin calls himself the man. Elgin with two forearm smashes. Rhino side steps Elgin into the turnbuckles. Rhino with a Corner Spear. Elgin negates The Gore. Elgin and Rhino are brawling around the ringside area. Rhino rolls Elgin back into the ring. Elgin kicks Rhino in the face. Rhino reverses out of the irish whip from Elgin. Elgin kicks Rhino in the chest. Elgin with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Elgin bounces Rhino’s head on two turnbuckles pads. Elgin whips Rhyno back first across the turnbuckles for a one count. Knife Edge Chop Exchange. Elgin delivers his chop/forearm combination. Elgin bodyslams Rhino. Elgin follows that with two elbow drops for a two count.
Rhino with shots to the midsection of Elgin. Elgin answers with a forearm smash. Double HeadButt. Elgin with a Uranage Slam. Elgin flexes his muscles. Elgin goes for The Phoenix Splash, but Rhino ducks out of the way. Rhino starts building momentum. Rhino clotheslines Elgin. Rhino scores the elbow knockdown. Elgin ducks a clothesline from Rhyno. Elgin applies a waist lock. Elgin with a forearm smash. Rhyno responds with The SpineBuster for a two count. Rhino goes for The Samoan Drop, but Elgin lands back on his feet. Elgin levels Rhino with Two Body Avalanches. Elgin with a Discus Forearm Smash. Elgin follows that with a Bridging German Suplex for a two count.
Rhino delivers a gut punch. Rhino drills Elgin with The PileDriver for a two count. Rhino HeadButts Elgin. Rhino puts Elgin on the top turnbuckle. Rhino and Elgin are trading back and forth shots. Rhino hits The SuperPlex for a two count. Rhino plays to the crowd. Rhino goes for The Gore, but Elgin counters with a knee lift. Elgin drops Rhino with a Lariat. Rhino tumbles to the floor. Elgin slams Rhino’s head on the ring apron. Rhino punches Elgin in the back. Rhino drives Elgin face first into the steel ring post. Both men eventually get counted out. After the match, Rhino and Elgin have to be separated by Impact’s Security Team, Referees, and Producers.
Match Result: Double Count-Out
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) August 24, 2019
Second Match: The North (c) vs. Reno Scum For The IMPACT World Tag Team Championship
Ethan Page and Luster The Legend will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Luster applies a side headlock. Luster drops Page with a shoulder tackle. Luster plays to the crowd. Page signals for the test of strength. Luster blocks a boot from Page. Luster with a single leg takedown. Nether Regions HeadButt. Luster bodyslams Page. Luster follows that with a fist drop. Luster applies a wrist lock. Luster with a short-arm shoulder tackle. Luster maintains wrist control. Luster tags in Thornstowe. Thornstowe with a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Page kicks Thornstowe in the gut. Thornstowe ducks a clothesline from Page. Tip Up by Page. Thornstowe dropkicks Page. Page tags in Alexander.
Thornstowe with a straight right hand. Thornstowe slams Alexander’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Thornstowe with a knife edge chop. Alexander denies the deep arm-drag. Alexander delivers The Giant Swing. Alexander stomps on Thornstowe’s back. Alexander fish hooks Thornstowe. Alexander applies a rear chin lock. Thornstowe grabs the bottom rope to force the break. The North with The Assisted DDT for a two count. Alexander stomps on the right leg of Thornstowe. The North are cutting the ring in half during the commercial break. Alexander with a gut punch. Alexander uppercuts Thornstowe. Alexander blasts Thornstowe with a knife edge chop. Thornstowe is distracted by Page. Alexander repeatedly stomps on Thornstowe’s chest. Alexander bodyslams Thornstowe. Alexander tags in Page.
Alexander with a knee drop. Page follows that with a SlingShot Foot Stomp. Page with a Spinning BackBreaker for a two count. Page with two shoulder blocks in the corner. Thornstowe side steps Page into the turnbuckles. Thornstowe decks Alexander with a back elbow smash. Thornstowe creates distance with a SlingShot FlatLiner. Alexander and Luster are tagged in. Luster with a shoulder block. Luster clotheslines Page. Alexander delivers his chop/forearm combination. Alexander bounces Luster’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Luster with rapid fire bodyshots. Page attacks Luster from behind. Luster with four corner clotheslines. Luster follows that with a Running Bulldog.
Luster nails Page with a Running Knee Strike. Luster goes for The Samoan Drop, but Alexander lands back on his feet. Alexander uses the middle rope for leverage. Alexander argues with the referee. Luster hits The SpineBuster for a two count. Reno Scum are double teaming Page. Assisted Senton Splash for a two count. Luster lands The Suicide Dive. Alexander fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Alexander knocks Luster off the ring apron. Thornstowe connects with The Death Valley Driver. Page trips Thornstowe from the outside. Alexander tags in Page. The North plants Thornstowe with their Burning Hammer/SpineBuster Combination to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IMPACT World Tag Team Champions, The North via Pinfall
– Don’t forget Impact Wrestling will be returning to Las Vegas on September 5th and 6th for TV Tapings.
– Madison Rayne continues to call herself the locker room leader. She would hate for Jordynne Grace to align herself with Rosemary. Look what happen to Allie? Rayne says that Grace has a lot of potential. Grace needs nobody’s help, that includes Rosemary.
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) August 24, 2019
Third Match: Jessica Havok vs. Alisha Edwards
Edwards sticks and moves after the bell rings. Edwards unloads a flurry of open hand chops. Edwards goes for a Running Crossbody Block, but Havok counters with The Fallaway Slam. Havok rag dolls Edwards around the ring. Havok seems to be enjoying herself. Havok with a BackBreaker. Havok kicks Edwards in the face. Havok with a Snap Vertical Suplex. Havok sits on Edwards back. Havok uses the middle rope as a weapon.
Havok throws Edwards into the turnbuckles. Edwards side steps Havok into the turnbuckles. Havok goes for a Running Leg Drop, but Edwards ducks out of the way. Edwards with a series of palm strikes. Edwards drops Havok with a Bulldog. Edwards follows that with a Running Senton Splash. Havok catches Edwards in mid-air. Havok plants Edwards with The TombStone PileDriver to pickup the victory.
After the match, Ace Austin checks on Alisha Edwards. Eddie Edwards runs after Austin. Havok stops Edwards in his tracks. Havok ChokeSlams Edwards.
Winner: Jessica Havok via Pinfall
– Su Yung Vignette
– Sami Callihan bickers with The Crist Brothers.
– Moose addresses his twitter beef with Ken Shamrock.
Fourth Match: Jake Crist (c) vs. Rich Swann For The IMPACT X-Division Championship
Crist starts things off with a Running Boot. Crist is choking Swann with his boot. Crist paint brushes Swann. Swann reverses out of the irish whip from Crist. Swann leapfrogs over Crist. Crist drops down on the canvas. Crist leapfrogs over Swann. Swann somersaults over Crist. Swann with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Swann dropkicks Crist to the floor. Swann cartwheels off the ring apron. Swann negates The Tornado DDT. Swann with a Bottom Rope 619. Swann rolls Crist back into the ring. Crist SuperKicks Swann in mid-air for a two count.
Crist applies a rear chin lock. Swann gets back to a vertical base. Swann with shots to the midsection of Crist. Swann with a sunset flip for a two count. Crist drops Swann with a High Head Kick. Crist goes back to the rear chin lock. Swann decks Crist with a JawBreaker. Crist dumps Swann out of the ring. Crist with a Belly to Back Suplex on the ring apron for a two count. Crist applies his third rear chin lock of the match. Crist rakes the eyes of Swann. Crist with a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Crist applies The Arm-Trapped Koji Clutch. Swann rolls Crist over for a two count. Swann kicks Crist in the face. Swann with a Rolling Clothesline. Swann delivers his combination offense.
Swann with a Cannonball Senton off the stage. Swann follows that with The Savage Elbow Drop for a two count. Swann fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Crist with a Pop Up Death Valley Driver for a two count. Swann negates The Buck Eye Drop. Swann with a Swinging NeckBreaker. Swann with a Leaping Back Heel Kick. Swann connects with The 450 Splash off the second rope for a two count. Swann nails Crist with The Spinning RoundHouse Kick. Swann prepares for The HandSpring Cutter. Crist puts the referee in harms way. Crist with a hand full of tights to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IMPACT X-Division Champion, Jake Crist via Pinfall
– Tenille Dashwood Vignette.
– The Desi Hit Squad handle duties at The Deaners Compound.
– Josh Mathews plugs the upcoming Impact Wrestling Events.
– This weeks IMPACT Plus! Flashback Moment Of The Week is the Ken Shamrock/Malice NWA World Title Match.
Taya Valkyrie’s State Of The Knockouts Division
– Taya informs us that she’s a week away from becoming the longest reigning Knockouts Champion in history. The greatest Knockout in Impact Wrestling history. Taya will be putting her title on the line next week in Mexico.
Fifth Match: Willie Mack vs. Trey Miguel
Miguel ducks a clothesline from Mack. Miguel hops around the ring. Miguel wants Mack to shake his hand. Mack obliges. Miguel applies a side headlock. Mack drops Miguel with a shoulder tackle. Miguel kicks up. Miguel taunts Mack. Miguel heads to the outside. Mack runs after Miguel. Mack drops down on the canvas. Mack leapfrogs over Miguel. Mack hits The Samoan Drop. Mack kicks up. Mack follows that with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Mack delivers a gut punch. Mack uppercuts Miguel. Mack with a running chop. Miguel slaps Mack in the chest. Miguel goes for The Rascalz Arm-Drag, but Mack blocks it. Miguel with a SpringBoard Hurricanrana. Mack side steps Miguel into the turnbuckles.
Mack with a running forearm smash. Mack follows that with a Running Pump Kick. Mack with a Leaping Back Senton Splash in the corner. Mack kicks Miguel in the gut. Mack goes for The Stunner, but Miguel rolls him over for a two count. Miguel with a High Head Kick. Miguel drops Mack with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Miguel and Mack are trading back and forth shots. Miguel decks Mack with a back elbow smash. Mack launches Miguel to the ring apron. Miguel with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Mack responds with a Leaping Palm Strike. Miguel goes for a Sunset Flip, but Mack blocks it. Miguel drills Mack with The Cheeky Nando’s Kick. Miguel hits The 619. Miguel goes for The Flying Meteora, but Mack counters with The Stunner to pickup the victory.
Winner: Willie Mack via Pinfall
– Tommy Dreamer wants to make the world a better place at the expense of Sami Callihan.
Sixth Match: Sami Callihan vs. Tommy Dreamer in a No Disqualification Match
Dreamer is throwing haymakers at Callihan. Callihan kicks Dreamer in the gut. Callihan applies a side headlock. Dreamer clotheslines Callihan. Dreamer with a flurry of left jabs. Callihan negates The Bionic Elbow. Callihan with a double leg takedown. Callihan and Dreamer are brawling around the ringside area. Dreamer decks Callihan with a back elbow smash. Dreamer hits Callihan with the ring bell. Callihan grabs a baseball bat after the commercial break. Dreamer has a kendo stick. Dreamer mocks Callihan. Dreamer delivers multiple kendo stick shots. Dreamer with a Kendo Stick Leg Sweep for a two count. Dreamer rolls two steel chairs into the ring. Callihan drops Dreamer with a Pump Kick. Callihan whips Dreamer with the kendo stick. Callihan chokes Dreamer with the kendo stick. Callihan mocks Dreamer.
Callihan goes for The DDT, but Dreamer blocks it. Callihan with a Back Leg Trip on two chairs for a two count. Callihan dumps a chair on Dreamer’s back. Callihan takes a bow. Callihan wedges a chair in between the turnbuckles. Dreamer kicks Callihan in the face. Dreamer is building momentum. Dreamer hits The Bionic Elbow. Dreamer sends Callihan face first into the steel chair. Dreamer connects with The Cutter for a two count. Dreamer throws a garbage can/ladder into the ring. Callihan whips Dreamer back first across the ladder that’s wedged in the corner. Callihan throws the garbage can at Dreamer for a two count. Callihan with a knife edge chop. Callihan kicks Dreamer in the gut. Dreamer negates The Cactus Special. Dreamer catapults Callihan into the garbage can. Dreamer drills Callihan with The DDT for a two count.
Dreamer with clubbing elbow smashes. Callihan drop toe holds Dreamer into the steel chair for a two count. Callihan puts a piece of plywood in between two chairs. Dreamer with a low blow. Dreamer hits The Spicolli Driver for a two count. Dreamer lays Callihan flat on the ladder. Dreamer goes for a Flying Elbow Drop, but Callihan ducks out of the way. Callihan repeatedly hits Dreamer with the kendo stick. Callihan plants Dreamer with The Cactus Special through the plywood to pickup the victory. After the match, Callihan tries to shatter Dreamer’s left shoulder with the baseball bat. Tessa Blanchard with a double leg takedown. Blanchard transitions into a ground and pound attack. Calllihan begs for mercy. Jake Crist attacks Blanchard from behind. Callihan plants Blanchard with The Cactus Special to close the show.
Winner: Sami Callihan via Pinfall
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