MLW Fusion Results 12/9/20
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Commentators: Rich Bocchini & MSL
Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Calvin Tankman vs. Zenshi
Feeling out process after the bell rings. Zenshi goes for a single leg takedown, but Tankman blocks it. Tankman slings Zenshi across the ring. Tankman shrugs off the leg sweep for Zenshi. Zenshi is trying to stick and move. Tankman goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Zenshi lands back on his feet. Zenshi dropkicks Tankman. Tankman is pissed. Tankman goes for a PowerBomb, but Zenshi counters with a Hurricanrana. Tankman leapfrogs over Zenshi. Zenshi lunges over Tankman. Tankman denies the knee lift. Zenshi goes for a sunset flip, but Tankman blocks it. Zenshi avoids multiple foot stomps.
Zenshi kicks Tankman in the face. Zenshi with a forearm smash. Tankman dropkicks Zenshi. Tankman talks smack to Zenshi. Tankman whips Zenshi across the ring. Tankman hits The SpineBuster for a two count. Tankman punches Zenshi in the back. Tankman with a knife edge chop. Tankman with a forearm smash. Tankman follows that with a Big Biel Throw. Zenshi is displaying his fighting spirit. Tankman punches Zenshi in the back. Tankman goes for The Delayed Vertical Suplex, but Zenshi lands back on his feet. Zenshi with The Spinning RoundHouse Kick. Zenshi with a Spinning Back Kick. Zenshi dropkicks Tankman. Tankman HeadButts Zenshi. Zenshi with a HandSpring Pele Kick. Zenshi with The Tiger Feint Kick. Tankman responds with The Spinning Back Fist in mid-air. Tankman connects with The Tankman Driver to pickup the victory.
Winner: Calvin Tankman via Pinfall
– Salina De La Renta Vignette.
– Dan Lambert of American Top Team continues to complain about Low Ki’s participation in the 2020 Opera Cup.
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Second Match: Violence Is Forever w/Filthy Tom Lawlor vs. Jason Dugan & Robert Martyr
Dominic Garrini and Jason Dugan will start things off. Garrini with Two Judo Takedowns. Garrini stomps on the midsection of Dugan. Garrini transitions into a ground and pound attack. Garrini applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Dugan grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Ku and Marty are tagged in. Ku unloads three knife edge chops. Ku with The Olympic Slam. Ku stands on the left leg of Martyr. Ku tags in Garrini. RoundHouse Kick/GutWrench Suplex Combination. Dugan tags himself in. Garrini blocks a lariat from Dugan. Ku tags himself in. Violence Is Forever are double teaming Dugan. Violence Is Forever connects with their RoundHouse Kick/BrainBuster Combination to pickup the victory.
Winner: Violence Is Forever via Pinfall
Third Match: Low Ki vs. Richard Holliday In A Semi-Final Round Match In The 2020 Opera Cup Tournament
Feeling out process after the bell rings. Ki kicks the left hamstring of Holliday. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Holliday backs Ki into the turnbuckles. Holliday with heavy bodyshots. Holliday repeatedly stomps on Ki’s chest. Holliday is choking Ki with his boot. Holliday with a straight right hand. Holliday slams Ki’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Holliday punches Ki in the chest. Holliday with a back elbow smash. Holliday whips Ki across the ring. Holliday avoids the knee lift. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Holliday brings Ki to the corner. Holliday with clubbing shoulder blocks.
Holliday with the irish whip. Ki kicks Holliday in the chest. Ki with a running forearm smash. Ki unloads two knife edge chops. Holliday sends Ki to the corner. Holliday dumps Ki face first on the top turnbuckle pad. Holliday whips Ki across the ring. Holliday scores the elbow knockdown for a one count. Holliday drives his knee into Ki’s back. Holliday delivers The Garvin Stomp. Holliday repeatedly stomps on the midsection of Ki. Holliday drops his elbow on the right knee of Ki. Holliday applies a leg lock. Holliday stomps on the right hamstring of Ki. Holliday with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Holliday applies a wrist lock. Holliday works on the left shoulder of Ki. Holliday whips Ki across the ring. Ki with a Roll Through Double Foot Stomp. Holliday hits The Pendulum BackBreaker.
Holliday is choking Ki in the corner. Holliday with two haymakers. Ki kicks Holliday in the face. Ki applies The Dragon Clutch. Holliday grabs the middle rope which forces the break. Ki is lighting up Holliday’s chest. Ki is mauling Holliday in the corner. Holliday with a back elbow smash. Holliday punches Ki in the back. Holliday goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Ki lands back on his feet. Holliday applies a waist lock. Ki with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Holliday responds with The Rebound Lariat. Ki side steps Holliday into the turnbuckles. Ki with two running elbow smashes. Ki with a Spinning Back Kick. Holliday avoids The Axe Kick. Holliday connects with The SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Holliday argues with the referee. Ki drives Holliday back first into the turnbuckles. Ki transitions into a corner mount. Holliday drops Ki with The SpineBuster for a two count. Holliday applies a front face lock. Ki denies The Vertical Suplex. Ki with a ShotGun Dropkick. Ki plants Holliday with The Warrior’s Wrath to pickup the victory.
Winner: Low Ki via Pinfall
Fourth Match: The Von Erichs (c) vs. CONTRA Unit For The MLW World Tag Team Championship
Von Erichs attacks CONTRA Unit before the bell rings. All hell is breaking loose in Orlando. Ross with a Vertical Suplex on the floor. Fatu and Marshall are trading back and forth shots. Ross rolls Gotch back into the ring. Ross kicks Gotch in the gut. Ross with a forearm smash. Ross sends Gotch to the corner. Ross with a Running Boot. Ross with a Corner Dropkick. Ross hits The Fisherman’s Suplex. Ross applies a wrist lock. Gotch with an arm-drag takeover. Gotch tags in Fatu. Fatu uppercuts Ross. Fatu knocks Marshall off the ring apron. The referee is trying to calm down Marshall. Fatu applies a front face lock. CONTRA Unit are double teaming Ross. Fatu starts biting Ross’s forehead. Fatu stomps on Ross chest.
Ross is displaying his fighting spirit. Fatu SuperKicks Ross for a two count. Fatu is choking Ross with his boot. Fatu tags in Gotch. Gotch stomps on Ross’s chest. Gotch applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Gotch stomps on the left shoulder of Ross. Gotch with two uppercuts. Gotch tags in Fatu. Gotch with a knife edge chop. Fatu repeatedly Ross headbutts Ross in the chest. Ross unloads a flurry of mid-kicks. Fatu blocks a boot from Ross. Ross with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Fatu stops Ross in his tracks. Fatu with an elbow drop. Fatu applies an illegal choke hold. Fatu starts biting the right hand of Ross. Fatu slams Ross head on the top turnbuckle pad. Fatu with a knife edge chop. Fatu tags in Gotch. Gotch with a Mid-Kick. Gotch abuses the referee’s five count.
Gotch kicks Ross in the chest. Gotch with a jackknife cover for a two count. Gotch with clubbing elbow smashes. Gotch hooks the outside leg for a two count. Gotch applies The CrossFace. Ross grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Gotch uppercuts Ross. Gotch drills Ross with The BrainBuster. Gotch tags in Fatu. Gotch applies a triangle choke. Fatu stomps on Ross back. Fatu tees off on Ross. The referee admonishes Fatu. Ross sends Fatu tumbling to the floor. Gotch tags himself in. Ross avoids the knife edge chop. Ross tags in Marshall. Marshall with two haymakers. Marshall dropkicks Gotch. Marshall with a corner clothesline. Marshall whips Gotch across the ring. Marshall drops Gotch with The Lariat. Marshall hits The SpineBuster for a two count. Fatu goes for a PowerBomb, but Ross counters with a Hurricanrana. Marshall connects with The Claw through the ring board. Team Filthy attacks The Von Erichs which forces the referee to call off the match.
Match Result: No-Contest, But Still MLW World Tag Team Champions, The Von Erichs
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