Impact Wrestling Slammiversary XVI Results – 7/18/20

 

 

 

 

 

 

Impact Wrestling Slammiversary XVI Results – 7/18/20
Nashville, Tennessee
Skyway Studios
Commentary Team: Josh Matthews & Don Callis

THE RASCALZ VS THE MOTOR CITY MACHINE GUNS:

Dez with a Slingshot Dropkick, Wentz follows with a Bronco Buster, cavalcade of kicks on Sabin then a Double Stomp to the back for a 2 count, Wentz with a Dropkick for a 2 count, Rascalz with a series of Slingshot Senton Atomicos, Sabin with a pair of Penalty Kicks to the Razcalz, Guns with Stereo Enzugiris for a 2 count, Shelley with a Football Kick then a cocky cover on Wentz for a 2 count, Sabin with a Brainbuster for a 2 count, Stereo Rolling Elbows from the front & back, Wentz with a Handspring Knee to Shelley, Dez takes down Sheeley, Rascalz with a Catapult/Superkick/Double Stomp combo, but Sabin makes the save, Wentz with a Senton Atomico, but Shelley gets the knees up, Sabin with a Missle Dropkick to the back, Cradle Shock blocked, Guns with a Double Team Cliffhanger, but Wentz drives Shelley into them to make the save, ASCS Rush then hit The Dirt Bomb on Dez for the win

WINNERS: THE MOTOR CITY MACHINE GUNS

Taya (who’s in a Captain Hook esque attire) tells John E Bravo (who’s dressed as Mr Smee) that above all else she must win, Rosemary also tells Bravo that they must win

TNA World Championship
TOMMY DREAMER VS MOOSE:

Dreamer with a trash can lid to the face then a baking sheet, he grabs a Shawn Casey jersey and chokes Moose with it, Moose avoids a chair to the back & crotches Dreamer, Vertical Suplex on the entrance ramp, Moose grabs a kendo stick & canes Dreamer, Dreamer with a White Russian Legsweep and grabs the cane, up to the second, but Moose catches him with a Dropkick, Moose brings in the trash can, he puts the trash can on Dreamer’s head, Train to Moose Nation, he looks for Moose Crossing, but Dreamer catches him with an Ace Crusher for a near fall, Dreamer sets up a chair, Moose with a Drop Toehold into the edge of the chair, Moose grabs some more chairs, Dreamer DDT countered into a Sambo Suplex on the chairs then a Standing Moonsault for a near fall, Moose with a Moonsault off the second, but Dreamer avoids it & hits the Dreamer DDT on a chair, but only gets a near fall, Dreamer has a black bag & brings out the thumbtacks, Moose blocks the Piledriver & hits an uppercut to the nuts, Moose slams Dreamer face first into the tacks, he measures for the kill, then hits The Lights Out Spear to retain

WINNER & STILL TNA WORLD CHAMPION: MOOSE

Knockouts Gauntlet Match

Tasha Steelz & Kylie Rae to start

#3 supposed to be Taya, but Bravo comes out instead, gets a pair of Superkicks then they dump out Bravo & are calling it an elimination

#4 Kimber Lee
#5 Kiera Hogan
#6 Susie

Kylie eliminates Steelz with a Superkick takes her off the top to the floor

#7 Katie Forbes
#8 Madison Rayne
#9 Jessicka Havok
#10 Taya Valkyrie
#11 Alisha Edwards

Forbes was apparently eliminated during Alisha’s entrance

#12 Nevaeh
#13 Rosemary
#14 Bravo comes out dressed as Rosemary

Susie was eliminated during Bravo’s entrance, Bravo eliminates Havok, Kylie eliminates Bravo, Kylie then eliminates Rayne, Lee & Nevaeh battle on the apron, Lee sends Nevaeh into Alisha and they both fall to the floor for a doublle elimination, Rosemary sends out Kiera for the next elimination, Kylie takes out Lee, Rosemary & Taya both go after Kylie, Rosemary with the Uspide Down, but Taya dumps out Rosemary

It’s down to Kylie & Taya and now it’s a standard match

Kylie with a Destroyer followed by a Superkick to win it, Kylie gets the next title shot

WINNER: KYLIE RAE

Heath Miller (formerly Heath Slater) is in the ring

He says there’s a vacant slot in the title match, he says to sign him up

Rohit Raju interrupts him, he says Heath’s not going to be in the title match, as he’s put in the work far longer here & says the last time Heath was in a title match it didn’t last long, Heath drops Rohit with Sweetness

X Division Championship
CHRIS BEY VS WILLIE MACK:

Mack with a Draping Jumping Inverted Neckbreaker from the apron to the floor, back in the ring, Fallaway Slam, nip up, Standing Moonsault for a near fall, Mack catches Bey up top, Bey ties Mack to the Tree of Woe, Slingshot Slingblade for a near fall, Swinging Neckbreaker for a near fall, Bey with a Victory Roll for a near fall, Bey up top, but Mack catches him with a Rydeen Bomb, Running Senton, Exploder countered into a flash pin for a near fall, Bey-Mouser countered into an Exploder into the turnbuckle for a near fall, Mack up top, he uses the ref as a shield to block the Frog Splash, Jumping Kick takes Mack down, Bey with a Yoshi Tonic for a near fall, Mack hits The Stunner, up top, Bey avoids the Splash, Mack almost Pounces the ref, Bey with a thumb to the eye, Bom-Bey then finishes Mack what was known as The Triple C, now they’re calling it The Art of Finesse to win the X Title

WINNER & NEW X DIVISION CHAMPION: CHRIS BEY

Heath is backstage with his former tag partner with Rhino, Scott D’Amore says Heath is a free agent, he’s not employed & due to the pandemic they can’t have guests and asks him to leave, Rhino says he’ll figure it out & tells Heath to show up Tuesday

Impact World Tag Team Championship
KEN SHAMROCK & SAMI CALLIHAN VS THE NORTH:

Josh takes Shamrock down, Shamrock goes for the arm & switches to the ankle, but Josh makes it to the rope, Sami goes for the eyes, Sami with a Headbutt to Page, he stomps the ankle, Shamrock with a DDT, Sami with a Running Elbow Drop for a 2 count, Shamrock with a Powerslam on page then decks Josh with a right hand, Sami with a Brainbuster on Page for a near fall, Shamrock with a Powerslam on Josh for a 2 count, Sami looks for the kill, but Josh blocks it, North hit The T Gimmick, but only gets a near fall, Northern Assault blocked, Shamrock with a Belly to Belly on Josh to the floor, Cactus Special ’97 blocked, Shamrock with the Ankle Lock on Page, Josh grabs one on Sami, Sami kicks free, but it sends Josh into Shamrock, Ace Crusher on Page, Ankle Lock on Josh, but Page throws Sami into Shamrock to break the cover, Shamrock is blaming Sami, Josh shoves Sami, Sami with a Go to Sleep, but Page makes the save, Sami sends Page into the guardrail, Shamrock with a high kick, but Josh ducks & Shamrock hits Sami, Shamrock with an Avalanche Belly to Belly Suplex on Josh, Josh rolls to the floor, Shamrock with a Tope Suicida, but Page pulls Josh out of the way, they send Shamrock back in, The Monster Mash connects, Page keeps Sami at bay as Josh makes the cover to retain

WINNERS & STILL IMPACT WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: THE NORTH

Ethan Page says no one asked them for their comments when they hit one year in their reign as they’ve decimated an entire division, Page says no team has more chemistry, devastating moves & are the greatest team in Impact history

The Motor City Machine Guns don’t agree with that, Sabin says when they’re the greatest others will tell them, but now they’re back & they have a match against The North for the belts on this week’s Impact

Rich Swann has his eye on the World Title match & once he’s cleared he’s got his eye on that belt

Impact Knockouts Championship
DEONNA PURRAZZO VS JORDYNNE GRACE:

Grace with an Exploder Suplex, Deonna roll to the floor, but Grace with a Tope Suicida into a ground and pound, Elbow Drop for a 1 count, Deonna with a Thrust Kick to the shoulder, Legdrop to the arm, Lariat for a 1 count, Deonna goes back to the arm, Grace gets her foot on the rope, rollup, Grac escapes, Fujiwara, Grace rolls through, Grace Driver countered into a Juji-Gatame, but Grace makes it to the rope, Deonna Hammerlock Slam, Grace with a Running Senton for a 2 count, Deonna with an O’Connor Roll for a 2 count, but Grace with a Rear Naked Choke, Deonna rolls through into a flash pin for a near fall, Grace with a Bow & Arrow around the ringpost, Deonna snaps the arm over the rope, Forearm to the shoulder, Grace with a Michinoku Driver II for a near fall, Deonna with a Triangle Choke, but Grace puts her shoulders down for a near fall, Grace with a Spinebuster, Grace with a pair of Body Slams, Deonna blocks the third, they trade German Suplexes, Deonna with a Pump Kick, kick to the arm, Pendulum gets a near fall, Grace with a Running Meteora then a Forearm, Vader Bomb gets a near fall, Half Nelson/Wrist-Clutch blocked, Grace with MMA Elbows, Deonna jumps into a jackknife pin for a near fall, Fujiwara Armbar, she grabs the other arm as well, Rings of Saturn is on & Grace submits, Deonna has won the Knockouts Title

WINNER & NEW KNOCKOUTS CHAMPION: DEONNA PURRAZZO

The next Impact ppv is Bound for Glory on 10/24

Impact World Championship
ACE AUSTIN VS TREY VS EDDIE EDWARDS VS RICH SWANN VS ERIC YOUNG:

EY says this is now a 5 way elimination match

Eddie with a Tope Suicida, but Fulton catches him with a Chokeslam on the apron, ref is ejecting Fulton, if Fulton doesn’t leave then Ace is dqed, Ace tells him to go & Trey jumps Ace, Eddie lights up EY with Kobashi-Style Machine Gun Chops, Eddie Powerbombs Swann into EY, Ace blocks the Chin Checker, Swann with a Handspring Ace Crusher on Ace, Blue Thunder Driver on Swann, EY with a Suplex on Eddie, Trey with a Double Stomp to the back of EY, Ace blocks the Tiger Driver, Trey up top, Ace drives Eddie into the turnbuckle Trey was on, Tiger Driver on Ace, Meteora on Eddie, Piledriver on Trey, EY into the cover & Trey’s eliminated

Swann counters an Avalanche Youngblood Neckbreaker into a Bulldog, Ace & Eddie battle up top, Swann up there as well, but EY grabs Swann & Powerbombs him into Eddie & Ace sending them through the timekeeper table, Swann counters Piledriver attempts into a Victory Roll to eliminate EY

EY with a Chop-Block to the surgically repaired knee, he Pillmanizes Swann repeatedly, then slams the chair into the ankle

Ace smells blood, Figure 4 countered into a Small Package for a near fall, Backslide for a near fall, Ace kicks out the leg & hits The Fold to eliminate Swann

We’re down to Ace & Eddie

Eddie lights up Ace, Ace with a Superkick, Eddie countered The Fold into a Belly to Belly Suplex into the turnbuckle, Eddie hits The Boston Knee Party, but only gets a near fall, Ace hits The Fold, but only gets a near fall, Ace up top, Eddie avoids the Phoenix Splash, & hits The Boston Knee Party then picks him up & hits The Die Hard Flowsion to win the World Title

WINNER & NEW IMPACT WORLD CHAMPION: EDDIE EDWARDS

Fulton is back, he assaults the new Champion, he holds Eddie, but The Good Brothers are here

Gun Stun to Ace, Heel Kick to Fulton, Eddie takes Fulton to the floor, Magic Killer to Ace, Eddie Edwards & The Good Brothers look to be a unit, they drink with the new Champion

But that’s not all l I l, is shown the mystery man finally takes off his hood, it’s ECIII, he shatters a glass against a brick wall as we fade to black