Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Impact Wrestling Results from Orlando on July 2

We kicked off the special night with a bonus six-person tag team match on the Slammiversary pre-show!
KM, Kongo Kong & Laurel Van Ness vs. Braxton Sutter, Mahabali Shera & Allie – Six Person Tag Team Match

Shera tries to take Kong off his feet but it’s no use! Kong lays him out with a running crossbody.  Allie kicks Laurel into the corner turnbuckle for a very close near fall!  Sutter is perched on the second rope but KM pulls him right off as he crashes to the mat.  Kong sends Shera into the steel steps on the outside. In the ring, Allie hits KM with the Allie Drop, followed the BS Express from Sutter to win!

The pay-per-view begins with tag team title action featuring teams from IMPACT! Wrestling, AAA, Crash and Pro Wrestling Noah.

LAX (Santana & Ortiz) w/ Konnan, Homicide & Diamante vs. Laredo Kid & Garza Jr vs. Drago & El Hijo del Fantasma vs. Naomichi Marufuji & Taiji Ishimori – Four Way Lucha Rules Match for Unified IMPACT! & GFW Tag Team Championships.  This match will be contested under Lucha Rules meaning if someone exits the ring, anyone from any team can replace them without a tag!

The action is fast and furious as Fantasma launches his own partner Drago over the top rope, into their opponents!  Fantasma looks to join him but Diamante hooks his leg from the outside, allowing Santana to gain control.  LAX hit the Street Sweeper on Drago in the corner. Ortiz follows up with a leg drop from the top rope for a near fall.  Diamante attempts to hit Garza with a Hurricanrana off the apron but he counters and throws her to the outside!  Fantasma hits Ortiz with a spinning modified Piledriver but Marufuji breaks up the pinfall!  Homicide takes out Garza with the Gringo Killer on the ring apron.
LAX connect with their signature double team neckbreaker powerbomb on Laredo to pick up the win and retain their titles!

Joseph Park approaches Jeremy Borash backstage and tells him he noticed something in the fine print of their match contract – it’s no disqualification!

IMPACT! Grand Champion Moose & D’Angelo Williams vs. Eli Drake & Chris Adonis
Moose and Drake are in the ring but Drake wants the NFL star, Williams! Drake may regret that as Williams takes him down with an arm drag!  Moose hit Drake with a hesitation dropkick in the corner for a near fall.  Adonis distracts Moose from the apron, allowing Drake to hang Moose up on the ropes and regain control.  Moose takes out Drake and Adonis on the outside with a corkscrew from the top rope.  Moose brings a table into the ring but Drake and Adonis use it against him. Drake attempts to send him through the table with an elbow drop but Williams pushes him off the top.  Williams launches himself on top of Adonis to pick up the win!  After the match, Moose powerbombs Drake through the table for good measure!

Backstage, McKenzie Mitchell interviews EC3 ahead of his strap match against James Storm tonight.

Ethan Carter III vs. “Cowboy” James Storm – Strap Match
There’s no escape for either competitor in this match because they’re tied to the wrist with a leather strap!  Storm climbs to the top rope but EC3 pulls the strap and sends him crashing down to the mat.
EC3 attempts to handcuff Storm to the ropes but Storm turns it around on him! Storm finally gets his chance at revenge as he repeatedly whips EC3 in the back with the strap!  Storm hits EC3 with his own finishing move, the One Percenter but EC3 gets his shoulder up.  Somehow, EC3 takes the strap off his own wrist and pulls Storm into the steel ring post to regain control. EC3 follows up with the One Percenter but this time, it’s Storm who’s able to get his shoulder up!  Storm connects with the Last Call Superkick but collapses afterward. The referee advises that EC3 doesn’t continue the attack but instead, EC3 hits Storm with a piledriver to win.  Afterward, medical personnel attends to James Storm.

Backstage, Karen Jarrett and Dutch Mantell note that Bruce Prichard has disappeared.

Josh Mathews & “Big Poppa Pump” Scott Steiner vs. Jeremy Borash & Joseph Park
The Pope, D’Angelo Dinero is on commentary for the match.  Park hits the ropes but Josh knees him in the back, allowing Steiner to take control with a clothesline.  Mathews launches himself off the top rope to take out Park on the outside!  JB and Park decide they’ve had enough and try retreating to the back but Steiner and Mathews are right behind them!  Mathews and JB battle in a swimming pool with a special appearance by Shark Boy, who comes to the aid of JB!  As Park and Steiner do battle Backstage, James Mitchell returns with a special mask for Park.  Back in the ring, JB finally gets his hands on Mathews but falls victim to the numbers game as Steiner attacks him from behind. We see Shark Boy once again but this time, he’s unsuccessful in helping JB.  Steiner locks in the Steiner Recliner on JB but behind them, the Monster Abyss appears to even the odds!  Abyss sends Mathews into a pile of thumbtacks with the Black Hole Slam! JB goes to the top and hits Mathews with a huge splash! Abyss covers him to pick up the win for his team.

McKenzie Mitchell interviews Alberto El Patron before his huge world title unification match against Lashley tonight.

Davey & Angelina Love Richards Love vs. Eddie & Alisha Edwards – Mixed Tag Team Full Metal Mayhem Match
Anything goes in this match and weapons are legal!
Eddie and Alisha jump start the match by attacking Davey and Angelina during their entrance!  Eddie throws Davey into a ladder in the corner. Eddie powerbombs his own wife, Alisha on top of Davey for a near fall.  Davey hits Eddie with a brutal Brainbuster onto a steel chair.  Angelina pours thumbtacks into Eddie’s mouth and Davey kicks him! Luckily, Alisha is able to break up the pin attempt.  Alisha powerbombs Angelina off the ladder into a table!  Davey attempts to suplex Eddie off the same ladder but Eddie counters into a sunset flip powerbomb into another table!  Eddie pins Davey to win this very personal matchup.

Sonjay Dutt (c) vs. Low-Ki – 2 out of 3 Falls Match for the X-Division Championship
Dutt hits Low-Ki with a tornado DDT and attempts a follow-up Moonsault but Low-Ki avoids it and connects with a running dropkick for a near fall.  Dutt hits a springboard Hurricanrana but Low-Ki rolls through and connects with the Warrior’s Way double foot stomp to win the first fall. Low-Ki 1, Dutt 0.  Low-Ki misses Warrior’s Way and tweaks his ankle in the process. He plays possum and pulls the referee into Dutt. Low-Ki follows up with a springboard kick for a near fall.  Low-Ki goes for Warrior’s Way once again but Dutt avoids it, sending Low-Ki into the steel ring steps!  Dutt rolls up Low-Ki out of nowhere to win the second fall by pinfall. Low-Ki 1, Dutt 1.  Dutt is stuck in the Tree of Woe as Low-Ki looks to finish him off with Warrior’s Way. Dutt is able to pull Low-Ki off the top and hit a reverse Warrior’s Way of his own to win the third fall. Dutt 2, Low-Ki 1. Sonjay Dutt retains the X-Division Championship!

Sienna (GFW Women’s Champion) vs. Rosemary (IMPACT! Knockout’s Champion) – Championship Unification Match
Hall of Famer and first ever Knockout’s champion Gail Kim makes a special appearance before the match!
KM and Laurel Van Ness come down to ringside in support of Sienna.  Laurel pulls down the middle rope but Rosemary reverses Sienna’s Irish Whip, sending her crashing to the outside! This leads to Sienna sending Laurel and KM to the back.  Rosemary German suplexes Sienna off the top rope and follows up with a missile dropkick.  Sienna connects with the Silencer but Rosemary is able to kick out!
Rosemary hits Red Wedding but Laurel Van Ness reappears and pulls the referee out of the ring. Allie makes the save and chases Laurel out of the IMPACT! Zone with a kendo stick!  Amidst the chaos, Sienna hits Rosemary over the head with the title belt but Rosemary kicks out!  Rosemary spits green mist but misses and gets it on Sienna’s hands. Sienna rakes Rosemary’s eyes and submits her to become the unified women’s champion!

Jeff Jarrett is in the ring to thank the fans for their continued support of GFW IMPACT! Wrestling.

“Walking Armageddon” Lashley (IMPACT! World Champion) w/ King Mo vs. Alberto El Patron (GFW Global Champion) w/ Dos Caras – Championship Unification Match

Lashley assaults El Patron on the outside as he repeatedly sends him into the announce table.  King Mo gets close to the action but Dos Caras fends him off with a chop to his chest.  Lashley charges at El Patron but El Patron sidesteps him and he crashes into the steel ring post.  El Patron connects with a big Superplex off the top rope!  Lashley hits El Patron with a running powerbomb for a near fall.  El Patron hits Lashley with his signature Backstabber for another near fall.  El Patron misses a suicide dive and crashes hard on the concrete outside the ring. Lashley takes advantage and goes on the offensive.  El Patron turns it around and locks in the Cross Armbreaker but Lashley breaks it by lifting El Patron and slamming him down to the mat.  Lashley hits El Patron with a Death Valley Driver from the top rope but El Patron is still able to kick out!  El Patron connects with a double foot stomp in the corner for a near fall.  King Mo pushes El Patron at ringside, allowing Lashley to take advantage and lock in his own Cross Armbreaker. El Patron gets out of it but Lashley catches him with a Spear!  King Mo puts his hands on El Patron but Dos Caras comes to the rescue and hits Mo with a low blow! Lashley gets involved and pushes Dos Caras.  El Patron sends Lashley into the steel ring post and follows up with another double foot stomp to pick up the win.  Alberto El Patron is the unified world champion!  After the match, El Patron celebrates with management and members of the roster inside the six-sided ring.

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