Impact Redemption Results – Apr. 22, 2018 – Aries vs. Pentagon vs. Fenix
April 22, 2018
Orlando, FL – Impact Zone
Results by fightnetwork.com
Drago vs. Aerostar
The stars of Lucha Underground get us started on this huge night. Aerostar launches himself off the top rope and hits a twisting corkscrew! Drago connects with a huge superkick to build momentum. Drago hits a hanging DDT off the second rope. Aerostar launches himself through the ropes with a big suicide dive to the outside! Drago rolls up Aerostar for a very close near fall. Aerostar hits a springboard Codebreaker to win the opening match at Redemption!
Backstage: Josh Mathews and Matt Sydal
Backstage, Josh Mathews and X-Division champion Matt Sydal decide to go their separate ways.
At the clubhouse, Santana receives a mysterious phone call and learns that something has happened to Konnan!
Tag Team Championship Match
LAX (Santana & Ortiz) (c) vs. Eli Drake & Scott Steiner
Steiner Irish whips Ortiz and Drake pulls down the ropes, sending him crashing to the outside. Steiner distracts the referee while Drake continues the assault on the outside. Ortiz gets the hot tag to Santana who hits Drake with a rolling cutter! LAX follows up with unique double team offence. Steiner connects with a top rope Frankensteiner on Santana! Drake hits a springboard Moonsault on Santana but gets caught with a superkick from Ortiz! Ortiz has Drake set up for a double team but Santana decides to take out Steiner with a top rope splash instead! Drake throws Ortiz towards the referee and hits the Gravy Train off the distraction to win. We have new tag team champions!
Winners and New Tag Team Champions: Eli Drake & Scott Steiner
Six Way Match
Trevor Lee vs. Dezmond Xavier vs. Taiji Ishimori vs. El Hijo del Fantasma vs. DJZ vs. Brian Cage
Two men start the match but once someone leaves the ring, they can be replaced with anyone on the apron. You can also enter the match via tag. DJZ hits Ishimori with a flip dive to the outside! Cage tags himself in, hurls Lee into the corner and connects with repeated clotheslines Cage catches Ishimori in mid-air, slams him to the mat and hits a springboard Moonsault! DJZ powerbombs Fantasma off the second rope. Ishimori hits a rolling Death Valley Driver on DJZ for a near fall! Cage hits Fantasma and Xavier with a double Fallaway Slam. DJZ hits Fantasma with a top rope Hurricanrana but Lee breaks up the pin attempt! Cage connects with the Drill Claw on Xavier to win!
Winner: Brian Cage
Taya Valkyrie vs. Kiera Hogan
Hogan hits the ropes but Taya cuts her off with a big clothesline. Hogan connects with a Hurricanrana out of the corner. During the match, Tessa Blanchard makes her IMPACT Wrestling debut and joins Josh Mathews and Don Callis on commentary! She makes her intentions known – she’s coming for the Knockouts championship! Taya hits Hogan with a big kick for a near fall. Hogan connects with a double foot stomp in the corner for a near fall of her own. Taya hits the Road to Valhalla to win!
Winner: Taya Valkyrie
Backstage: Petey Williams, Scott Steiner
Backstage, Scott Steiner interrupts Petey Williams during an interview before his match for the X-Division championship!
X-Division Championship Match
Matt Sydal (c) vs. Petey Williams
Williams hits a springboard Codebreaker, followed by a side Russian leg sweep. Williams sets up for the Canadian Destroyer but Sydal avoids it. Williams instead hits the TKO. Sydal misses the Shooting Star, allowing Williams to lock in the Sharpshooter! Williams connects with a slingshot Codebreaker from the inside of the ring to the apron! Williams hits the Canadian Destroyer but Sydal rolls to the outside, preventing Williams from going for the pin. After a series of reversals, Sydal flips Williams on his head and rolls him up to retain the title!
Winner: Matt Sydal
House of Hardcore Match
Eddie Edwards, Moose & Tommy Dreamer vs. Sami Callihan & oVe
House of Hardcore rules means there are no disqualifications, no countouts and anything goes in this super-personal matchup! Weapons surround the ring as the match gets off to fast, furious and violent start! Edwards hurls a chair into Callihan’s face, then swings another chair into a garbage can into Jake’s face. Moose attempts a flip dive on Callihan but he moves out of the way, sending Moose crashing into a ladder! Eddie gets caught with an All-Seeing Eye into a pile of steel chairs, courtesy of oVe. Moose puts a trash can on Jake’s head and hits him with a running dropkick in the corner. Dreamer connects with a Death Valley Driver on Dave Crist through a table! Moose has Dave perched on his shoulders and Eddie sends him into thumbtacks with a top rope Boston Knee Party. Jake hits Moose with a cutter in mid-air on Moose through multiple tables on the outside! Dreamer brings out the barbed wire baseball bat but Callihan hits the low blow and pins him to win!
Winners: Sami Callihan & oVe
After the match, Edwards attacks Callihan with the barbed wire baseball bat and busts him open. Edwards tapes Callihan to the ropes and proceeds to punish the man who stalked his wife! Dreamer tries to stop him but it’s no use. Edwards continues the assault when his wife, Alisha comes to the ring. Thinking it’s a member of oVe, Edwards turns around and hits her by accident with the kendo stick! Doctors tend to Alisha as she lays in the middle of the ring.
Knockouts Championship Match
Allie (c) vs. Su Yung (w/ Braxton Sutter)
Sutter gets in Allie’s face and Yung attacks her off the distraction to gain the early advantage. Yung flies off the apron, taking out Allie on the floor. Yung puts on a blood-stained glove but Allie stops her from using it with a Codebreaker! Allie hits Yung with running clotheslines, followed by multiple forearms in the corner. Yung connects with a Tiger Driver for a near fall. Sutter gets up on the apron but Allie knocks him down to the floor! Allie counters the Panic Switch into a rollup to retain the Knockouts Championship!
After the match, Sutter proposes to Su Yung but her answer is clear when she spits red mist in his face and locks in the Mandible Claw!
Three Way World Championship Match
Austin Aries (c) vs. Pentagon Jr vs. Fenix
Fenix hits a rolling cutter on Pentagon. Aries locks in the Last Chancery on Pentagon but Fenix breaks it up with a springboard dropkick! Aries ducks a superkick from Pentagon, causing him to hit Fenix instead. Fenix lifts Aries over the top rope and he hits Pentagon with a Hurricanrana on the outside! Fenix takes out everyone with a springboard corkscrew! Fenix hits Pentagon with a Swanton Bomb but Aries breaks up the pin. Aries is perched on the top but Pentagon kicks him to the floor. Pentagon follows up with a big lungblower on Fenix. Fenix hits a modified Muscle Buster into a Death Valley Driver for another near fall! Aries connects with a 450 Splash on both Pentagon and Fenix! Pentagon attempts to break Aries’ arm and follows up with the Pentagon Driver to score the pin and the win! Pentagon Jr in the new IMPACT World Champion!
Winner and New World Champion: Pentagon Jr
After the match, Fenix congratulates his brother as he hugs Pentagon in the middle of the ring.